Robot Garden YouTube gets a fresh look

Robot Garden YouTube gets a fresh look
Of course you know Robot Garden DOES VIDEO! But did you know we’ve given our YouTube channel a fresh look? We want to make our YouTube channel the top, best, most amazing and coolest in 2018. You can help!  

Love is in the air, Makers!

Love is in the air, Makers!
Love is in the air, Makers! Let’s laser cut some cards for our beloved valentines and add a personal touch. Many designs to try out. Price of laser cutting session: Robot Garden members : $5 (material cost) Non-Robot Garden members: $15 (non-member fee + material cost)

3D Printing at Robot Garden

3D Printing at Robot Garden
The world of 3D printing has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years.  Some of our members’ best prints are included in this article.  Darron decided to print some dinosaur decorations for his son’s birthday party, and it went over very well. Our most recent addition to our printer team is the TAZ ...

ROV/AUV Interest Group — A Hack-A-Thon CTD+ 24h Build Results —

ROV/AUV Interest Group -- A Hack-A-Thon CTD+ 24h Build Results --
Greetings enthusiasts! What a day! In a 24-hour hack-a-thon, out here in Livermore, myself and two colleagues endeavored to design and test hardware and software; supporting a CTD+ sensor suite, targeted for our ROV projects. It was intense, it was fun, and we mostly succeeded in developing a prototype environment for the sensor suite and ...

OpenROV #411 and the Laser Cutter

OpenROV #411 and the Laser Cutter
Greetings Enthusiasts! Here is an update on the OpenROV project the ROV/AUV interest group is working on (amongst other larger systems). Our laser  cutter is a CO2 40W unit with a 20″x12″ cutting area. So we needed to modify the v2.4 files. Using Rhinoceros, the painstaking process of selecting the parts and exporting them to ...

Fixing AR.drone with 3D printed part

Fixing AR.drone with 3D printed part
How great to have the 3D printing Safety and Basic Usage workshop happening while I was trying to repair our broken Parrot AR.drone! Instead of sending away for a whole new central cross, the group printed a couple of pieces that can reinforce the patched up old framework. We haven’t tested fully in flight yet, ...

A Call For Participation

A Call For Participation
Greetings Makers! We have a number of active projects ongoing and need your valuable time and assistance in bringing these great endeavors to fruition. 1. 3D Printed Robot Hand 2. ROV/AUV Test Pool 3. Building Automation / Security System 4. Art Cars (we have a bike and just purchased a Rascal!) 5. OpenROV and other ...

Greetings enthusiasts! Time for another ROV/AUV interest group meet up. Topics to consider (though certainly not limited to): 1. Pool status 2. Designing and Building ROVs – General Discussions 3. CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) sensor suite 4. others?