Making a Dobot Account

Question: How do I make an account with Dobot for my kids to be able to use and save their programs in the cloud? It’s very frustrating! Answer: There are some weird little things in the process, but I have done it successfully now with multiple emails including Gmail, Live, Outlook,...

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V1 Dobot Magician Light Curriculum Available!

We have been working on a brand new curriculum for the Dobot Magician Lite robot, and we must say, it came out great! It is a less expensive robot than the Magician, and you cannot get it with the laser or the 3D printer, but it does have some great features, such as the vision system...

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Dobot Lab: Installation

Question: How do I install Dobot Lab in my class, and how much does it cost? Answer: Well… It’s free! and to get it, you can download from us HERE! DobotLab is the software that controls the arm, DobotLink allows your computer to connect to the software. Download...

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Activity 1.1 Robot Axis & Motion

Download Activity 1.1 Robot Axis & Motion Description In activity 1.1, your job is to make the Dobot Magician Lite write the word CIM. Jointed arm robots are useful for many different tasks because of its range of motion and degrees of freedom. In this activity, you will learn how...

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Dobot Magician Spare Parts

Question: My ___________________ for my Dobot Magician/Magician Light is broken/missing/not working, what can I do? Answer: Ben Sawyer from InPosition Technologies has given us a pricelist of spare parts! InPosition is the certified repair company in the US, and they are the place to go...

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V3.1 Dobot Magician Curriculum Done!

Jim and I have been working on the new curriculum for the Dobot Magician robot, and we must say, it came out great! In writing the Magician Lite curriculum, we actually went back and made some awesome changes, and that’s why this is V3.1.There are activities for Teach &...

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Should I use Dobots?

So which robots should I use in my classroom? Dobots? Lynxmotion? Rotrics? Fanuc? Great question! Jim and I use Dobot’s exclusively in our classrooms for many reasons. One of which is because we wrote the curriculum for them: Teach and Playback and Blockly. Below we have come up with some justification...

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Where do you get the Dobot handshaking wires?

Question: I’m teaching CIM for the first time in a few years and am a bit rusty. I’m getting ready to start using the Dobots. I don’t remember this 4 wire piece that goes into the breadboard. I know I have a lot of 3 pronged ones from vex. Do you know what it’s called and where I can get one?...

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