Tag Archive: rackandpinion

Mar 26

EV3 Robot Design: Linear Actuators

For more tutorial videos, please see my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuXq-jiU0ANeBcF_Tvq1D7g In this EV3 robot design tutorial, I will be explaining what a linear actuator is, what they do, how they work and I will explain four different kinds of linear actuators you can make yourself using LEGO Technic. The first is rack-and-pinion, the second …

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Feb 16

Plethora II (2014)

Hello! I would like to first apologize for not posting for many months now; I was very busy. Now I have returned with what I think is my greatest project yet, the Plethora II, which is a remote-controlled EV3 racecar. Featured in this second iteration of the Plethora racecar is a new rear-wheel drive system …

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Feb 16

Terminal Velocity (2013)

Hello! I present my latest robot, the NXT Terminal Velocity. It’s my fastest RC car yet, with an extremely innovative drivetrain that rockets it to insane speeds! See a video of Terminal Velocity here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq4SpTq36TY Hybrid Drivetrain This is the most exciting part of the Terminal Velocity prototype, because it debuts my first ever hybrid …

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Feb 15

RC4W-2T Plethora (2013)

Hello, everyone! I’m back with my latest NXT project, the RC4W-2T Plethora! Read on to find out more about its plethora of unique mechanical functions! See a video of the RC4W-2T Plethora here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZvaIH4WqAo Transmission: The heart and soul of the Plethora is the transmission, namely the two speed synchromesh automatic in use here. An …

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