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Tutorial:Types of Robots & End Effectors

Special thanks to ExploreGate for their series of two minute videos on robot types and gripper types. See their whole channel here.

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The Lynxmotion AL5D V2: Putting it all together

So you have new Lynxmotion robots for your classroom, so now you have to build and wire them. I’ve put together 4 videos to help you assemble and wire them. This is not meant to replace the manual, but rather to supplement it. You can find the manual here: PLTW-AL5D-Guide-11.  Lots of new stuff in the manual too, especially about how servos work.

Here’s a few short videos to get you going!

Tips & Tricks on Assembly

Wiring the Power Supply

Wiring the Servos

Centering the Servos


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Wiring the Power for Lynx AL5D

Question:

How do you wire the AL5D Lynxmotion robot arm for power?

Answer:

You really have to make sure that you do this right, or you will damage the SSC-32U and/or the power supply, and it will not work. So, start by reading the manual; you can find it Here: PLTW-AL5D-Guide-11. Also, see the video below.

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What’s the Container Project?

What’s the container project you ask? It’s a project done in CIM class that teaches many different facets of CIM including:
G & M Code, 3D Modelling, Manual machine operations, CNC machining, Secondary processing, Tolerances, Documentation, Mass Production techniques, Assembly operations, Order of operations, Costs of materials, Speeds & feeds….
Just to name a few…  Here’s a short video done by one of my participants at the University of Kentucky Core Training Institute that gives a great visual representation of the steps required to go from start to finish. Thanks to Christopher Townsend, @BCHSEngrTech

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