Month: August 2018

Beckhoff AMP8000 decentralized servo drive system | 2018-08-30

company´╝ÜBeckhoff Automation website: Beckhoff.com Device snapshot: Beckhoff Automation will showcase its new AMP8000 distributed servo drive system and a complete lineup of automation hardware, software and network solutions at Pack Expo 2018 in Chicago. Beckhoff will be demonstrating packaging machine…

Ready-made hacks: Improving jaw synchronization in robotic skulls

Realistically moving the robot’s jaw in sync with its synthesized voice was a challenge. Frightprops has a PicoTalk servo controller for about $80. Skulltronix offers the SON of Chuckee motherboard for $125. While somewhat pricey, these boards offer servo controls…