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Spring 2002
Robot ABIONIN:
Artificial BIOmorphic Neurocontrolled INsect
  George Vastianos shares one of his projects, ABIONIN. You must check this one out.
Robot ANCOB:
Artificial Nervous COntrolled Beetle
  George Vastianos is back for another robot called ANCOB. Another must see.
Controlling the Magnevation Motor Driver Board with a Handyboard   Jim Munro shows us how to use a Handyboard to control the Magnevation motor control board.
Implementing Vision Using a GAME BOY Camera on the MRM   Dafydd Walters has a great article detailing how to use the GBCAM (Game Boy Camera) with an MRM 68332 board.
Designing a PID Motor Controller   Randy Gamage has created a PID motor controller based on a PIC chip.
10Hz - 100KHz D.D.S. Function Generator   George  Vastianos shares another great project. This time it is a function generator that you may find interesting to build and useful on your bench.
A note from the editor   Kevin Ross spills his guts and apologies
Hot Links   Here are this months list of interesting links. If you find a cool one, send it to us and we will add it to the list of Hot Links. This list will change each month.
Standard Technologies of the Seattle Robotics Society   Just getting started? You might like to check out this link that documents some of the standard technologies that the Seattle Robotics Society suggests for those just starting out. This article explains a lot of different aspects about building a robot. Have a look!
http://www.embedded.com/98/9802fe2.htm   Doing square roots using integer math
http://www.web-ee.com   The Electrical Engineering Homepage.
     
Scheduled Events   Here is a list of upcoming events and tech sessions
June 15th, 2002   Our regular monthly meeting
Monday Night Chat   Every Monday Night, we have a chat session. Join us to talk robots, ask questions, or just hang out with the gang.

 

Quick Notes   Interesting bits of news and trivia
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