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Tech Thursday #009: PID Control

PID control (Proportional-Integral-Derivative) is a major building block of a robotic system. It provides a straight-forward method to precisely control a motor to perform a pre-determined action without the need for direct human control to adjust the machine. PID control is an algorithm that uses a determined error that can be used calculate the necessary motor response to achieve your task. Open...

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More MaxBotix Sonar Sensors

A few months ago, we posted about our MaxBotix HRLV Maxsonar Ultrasonic sensors. This week, we added the new MaxBotix HRUSB Maxsonar Ultrasonic Sensors. There are many different beam options to suit your needs! HRUSB-MaxSonar-EZ0 Ultrasonic Range Finder HRUSB-MaxSonar-EZ1 Ultrasonic Range Finder HRUSB-MaxSonar-EZ2 Ultrasonic Range Finder HRUSB-MaxSonar-EZ3 Ultrasonic Range Finder HRUSB-MaxSonar-EZ...

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New Items – Lots of them

We have just added a lot of new items and will be continuing to add them over then next several days.   All the products are from Pololu, which we are now a distributor for.    New items can be found here. These are some of the categories where the new Pololu items appear: Programmable Controllers Sensors Accelerometers, Gyros, GPS, & Compasses Current Sensors  Force Sensors Gas Sensors Optica...

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New Sensors

We have added new sensors to our online store.  The Hokuyo URG-04LX-UG01 Laser is a great sensor for your autonomous robot.  We have also added Dimension Engineering Accelerometers.   We have a 3D 3g accelerometer, 2D 2g accelerometer, and a 2D 6G accelerometer.

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