Selecting and Sizing Your Motor (and gear boxes)


motor planetary and harmonic gears

Hi all Selecting a motor is a critical task when designing a robot. In a prior post we discussed the different types of motors and feedback options as well as how to control those motors. In this post we will focus on how to size your motor and select the proper gearing. In the main […]

Sensor characteristics guide – How to understand your sensor


sensor datasheet

Hi all Ok, so you read my last post on sensor types (you did, didn’t you? if not check it out here) and you now know which sensor you want to use. How do you choose which sensor option to choose? That is a great question, this post will go into details of the various […]