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Lynxmotion Introduces New SSC-32U USB Board

 − at 22:06, 19. Dec. 2014

Many of you may know the Lynxmotion SSC-32 Servo Controller board: it is one of our most popular products and is found in most Lynxmotion robot kits. It has a long history, designed years ago by Mike Dvorsky, a great contributor that worked with the founders of Lyxnmotion.

Today, we’re announcing the release of the successor board: the Lynxmotion SSC-32U USB Servo Controller board, another great board designed by Mike. This board shares a lot in common with the SSC-32, but has many upgrades. The board not only has USB but also an Xbee socket for wireless control using modules such as a Bluetooth Bee. The improved power circuit means that most robots no longer need a separate 9V battery for powering the logic circuits. Because the board has the same protocol, it can generally be used as a drop-in replacement.

As of now, all of the Lynxmotion Robotic Arm kits have been updated to use the new board, and additional Lyxnmotion kits will be progressively updated at later dates.

For more information about these changes, please refer to the dedicated section in our forum and if your questions are not answered there, do not hesitate to ask!


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 − at 15:41, 19. Dec. 2014

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 − at 18:00, 18. Dec. 2014

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 − at 20:00, 16. Dec. 2014

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RoboSimian Beats Out Surrogate for JPL's DRC Finals Spot

 − at 20:01, 15. Dec. 2014

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Robots Podcast #171: Grant Imahara & Creature Tech.

 − at 00:52, 15. Dec. 2014

Grant Imahara with Ron Vanderkley

In episode #171, interviewer Ron Vanderkley speaks both with Grant Imahara, of MythBusters, and previously of LucasFilm and Industrial Light & Magic, and with Richard McKenna of The Creature Technology Company, on the theme of Robotics in theater, film and television.

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Robots: Robotics in Theatre, Film and Television

 − at 08:00, 13. Dec. 2014

In this episode, Ron Vanderkley speaks with Mythbusters' Grant Imahara, and Richard McKenna from The Creature Technology Company about robotics in the Film, Television and Theatre industries.

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