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The most important elements of a robot

A beginner roboticist should learn the basics of a few type of technologies and components before embarking himself in the design and construction of his own robot. I would say that the main areas one should be familiar with are:

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Posted in General, Robotics

The most common places to shop for robotics components

This time I would like to review the most used online shops to buy components for a robotic design. Some of them are more focused on the professional market and some others pay attention to the hobbyist. The two main

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Posted in Robotics

Magnetic Encoders VS Optical Encoders

Encoders, whether rotary or linear, absolute or incremental, typically use one of two measuring principles—optical or magnetic. While optical encoders were, in the past, the primary choice for high resolution applications, improvements in magnetic encoder technology now allow them to

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Posted in Robotics, Sensors

Motor Selection for Robots (I)

Analise the correct parameters that must be taken into account when selecting a motor is crucial for the success of the application.

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Posted in Actuators, Robotics
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