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FAQ section renewed

Martin Raak | 17. February 2014

We have renewed the FAQ section (currently in German, English/international will follow soon)! Link to the german FAQ site: http://www.igus.de/wpck/7209/robolink_faq?C=DE&L=de  Next steps will be: Update the download area, including step files for our “new” joints, update the different joint arms with the “new” joints, new catalogue (planned for April 2014 / HMI trade show). AT […]

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igus motion editor (open source software) new documentation

Martin Raak | 14. February 2014

our open source software can be downloaded for free here: https://github.com/igusGmbH/igusMotionEditor The software can only be used with a certain hardware configuration (that consists of NANOTEC step motor drivers and an ATMEGA CRUMB 2560 Chip). The hardware is currently not part of our scope of delivery! The implementation steps to use the software is explained in […]

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angle sensors in the robolink joints

Martin Raak | 6. February 2014

We have noticed, that for some people it is not clear how our angle encoders work and how to make use of it. Here are some facts about them: 1) we use incremental encoders from AMS (AS5304A), absolute encoders are not possible in the current design, 2) in order to define the ZERO position for […]

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“remote control”

Martin Raak | 24. January 2014

combination of 2 similar robolink arms controled by the encoder signals of the 1st one. You can see our NEW drive unit for 6 DOF in this video. That will be released at Hannover fair 2014 (April):   0 0

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robolink in MONSTER application

Martin Raak | 17. January 2014

This one is with 2 robolink joints inside. motors will be added in the next step. https://youtu.be/Ak_10b26evk https://youtu.be/HkH_8kBkI5o?list=UUY-LuILkWsYsgaPrtMjdSqw the project is from team DARE in the Netherlands: http://teamdare.nl/   0 0

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