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I am a retired electronica-technician and now i am very interested in the new technology . I do have 4 grandkids (6/boy-8/girl-9/girl-13/girl years) and i want to help them, making electronic 'things', and hopefully they are getting alot of interests in "STEM" . This is a very good project for the students…
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  • Valentine's Day Papercraft - Robot Cupid

    And you have them in different colors..mmmm…..lol.....

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  • Valentine's Day Papercraft - Robot Cupid

    I did enjoy the making of it.........great!!!!!!!!

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    Where is the arduino nano connected to the power please? i do not see it on the electric drawing.

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    i did connect the speakup-module, after loading the software from you..... i can see and test it that it has been loaded. Now i connect it and some strange things happen...lol.....If i disconnect it i can use the "alarm-button +" for "NEXT" and the music plays and i see the title on the menu "music" but the buttons : play-next-stop are not working. Also i have strange relais-on-off-results. The "light" is going to "office" but nothing happens....if i push in the menu "cal" the number one then relais3 is going on and push again, it goes off....i can hear music and words saying: mmm.ola.....twinky.....eyes-words (if i push in his eyes) and the motor is working oke.....all this without the "speakup-module connected....if i ...

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    i did connect the speakup-module, after loading the software from you..... i can see and test it that it has been loaded. Now i connect it and some strange things happen...lol.....If i disconnect it i can use the "alarm-button +" for "NEXT" and the music plays and i see the title on the menu "music" but the buttons : play-next-stop are not working. Also i have strange relais-on-off-results. The "light" is going to "office" but nothing happens....if i push in the menu "cal" the number one then relais3 is going on and push again, it goes off....i can hear music and words saying: mmm.ola.....twinky.....eyes-words (if i push in his eyes) and the motor is working oke.....all this without the "speakup-module connected....if i connect it says ola and twinky all the time...i think i am going to make it (the connections) again on a breadboard with wires....maybe there is a fault in my shield (although i measure all the wires and connections one by one and they are ok)Can it be that i need to load again the software into the itead-touchscreen?i let you know.....happy new year also......

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    the sketch is : Voz.ino , (i think i saved the sketch for myself as Voz_2.ino) and it is in the "Twinky code-20181210T161951Z-001.zip" ( download from https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GApWHVjIjuwkE-Vm... ) and if i unzip i find "Voz.ino" , but i don't know what to do with it....uploading to the arduino mega or ???...then the 'Twinky_2_With_Comment.ino' is replaced by the Voz.ino.

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    hi lindemann95, i do hear Twinky now : first...' ola ' then Always 'Twinky'....in the serial monitor is see after 'Todo ok'.....'4114' and then 'Escuchando' .if i push the eyes in the middle he says something also and the monitor goesleft-right and back to '90'.(middle?).., Then relay 4 is on and when i use the calculator and i push number one,( if i push number one again it goes off) then relay 3 is on.....i connected everything now but still some problems......but step by step.....it will work soon.....i hope...lol...One question: the arduino-sketch ' " Voz_2 " ....for what is used for please?One time i did see the time and the name of the day and the temperature i could read....the clock was counting but it was not the correct timt, althought idid place the correct time ...

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    hi lindemann95, i do hear Twinky now : first...' ola ' then Always 'Twinky'....in the serial monitor is see after 'Todo ok'.....'4114' and then 'Escuchando' .if i push the eyes in the middle he says something also and the monitor goesleft-right and back to '90'.(middle?).., Then relay 4 is on and when i use the calculator and i push number one,( if i push number one again it goes off) then relay 3 is on.....i connected everything now but still some problems......but step by step.....it will work soon.....i hope...lol...One question: the arduino-sketch ' " Voz_2 " ....for what is used for please?One time i did see the time and the name of the day and the temperature i could read....the clock was counting but it was not the correct timt, althought idid place the correct time in it with a arduino-sketch. After i disconnected the power and connected back the system was not working anymore, so, it means that there must be a 'bug' into my shield or something is not correct....ofcourse....lol....i think i will setup everything on some breadshields and connect everything with lose cables....and see what is happening.Bluetooth is HC06 and connected also.step by step.......Grts Guido

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Hi, here i am again.....and i hope you are not angry... ;-)So, it will not be the sketch....ok.....thanks....I will put some pictures in this message from my installation.I did only connect (without anything else) the motor-system. But i better connect more : the RTC....the bluetooth, the DHT11, and so on.....If i use the serial monitor, i read : recvRetCommandFinished okrecvRetCommandFinished okSetup doneSD FAILi did not put a sd-card into the sd-reader yet.....so, i will try it with the sd-card(and the data on it)But i will check all again....and let you know......Thanks again that you take the time for me to help me.....and this is a super-project from you....and i hope mine will work soon.....i will not give up yet...lol....

    wow, Linderman95, i did just load the sd-card with the data and what do i read on the serial monitor:recvRetCommandFinished okrecvRetCommandFinished okSetup DoneTodo ok4112EscuchandoSo, i do a step forward....... :-)i do not hear anything yet, but now i will search and search....lol....the RGB lights up and turns hie color. Escuchando means listening?

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    i did make the configuration on a breadboard and uploaded the Mic_calibration-sketch . Then i could regulate the two mikes......wow.....it works...left...right....controle on the serial monitor....perfect!(i could even see it on my connected volt-meter:left 5V, right -5V)Now i did connect the mega with the Twinky_2-sketch and the mikes and the L293D.But it stays the same....no turning from the motor...( in the sketch i do not find the 'pinMode (A5, OUTPUT)'. I find 'int M1= A5' and 'int M2=A4' instead of 'pinMode (A4, OUTPUT)'. But you know: i can't program, so, that will be oke because you wrote this...i just wonder if there could be somewhere in the sketch a ''forgotten' item ?....

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Hi, i did make the configuration on a breadboard and the Arduino MEGA 2560. Only with the system "motor and L293D" alone.So, i could change easely the cables from A0 to A4, and A1 to A5. So i did not change the sketch. Then i did load the 'Twinky_2_with comments' and the loading was oke for the sketch. The Mike1 and Mike2 is: Vcc=5v(exturnal power), GND to GND, and OUT to A0 for left mike and A1 for right mike. The intensivity is turned in alot of positions (flickering led when sound or full led or other.It stays the same: no turning of the motor.... :-( i am doing something wrong but what?....lol....i did use another MEGA and another L293D. If i give 'high' to pin 2 or pin 7 (L293D) for a short time then it turns left or right aslong it is 'high'. I am really sorry that i...

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    Hi, i did make the configuration on a breadboard and the Arduino MEGA 2560. Only with the system "motor and L293D" alone.So, i could change easely the cables from A0 to A4, and A1 to A5. So i did not change the sketch. Then i did load the 'Twinky_2_with comments' and the loading was oke for the sketch. The Mike1 and Mike2 is: Vcc=5v(exturnal power), GND to GND, and OUT to A0 for left mike and A1 for right mike. The intensivity is turned in alot of positions (flickering led when sound or full led or other.It stays the same: no turning of the motor.... :-( i am doing something wrong but what?....lol....i did use another MEGA and another L293D. If i give 'high' to pin 2 or pin 7 (L293D) for a short time then it turns left or right aslong it is 'high'. I am really sorry that i interupt you with all of this....

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    hi lindemann, for now it does not work...yet?.....i checked all....made it on a breadboard apart...only the motor-system....(A0 and A1 signals and A4-A5 for the microphones...correct?...). i use 5v external....changed the L293 tree times...changed the Arduino Mega tree times(i have for Mega)....nothing happens....only when i give a signal (5v) to L293d-pin2 it turns left, and to L293D-pin7 it turns right...the mikes are at A4 and A5 (analog?) ...is this correct...I reloaded the sketch (first one "Twinky_2" and second one "Twinky_2_with comments)and nothing happens......I tryed to connect the 'RTC DS1307" alone and no screenchange...it stays the same temperature on the NX4827TO43_011-display.The screen is working oke i think, all the buttons are working... just when i...

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    hi lindemann, for now it does not work...yet?.....i checked all....made it on a breadboard apart...only the motor-system....(A0 and A1 signals and A4-A5 for the microphones...correct?...). i use 5v external....changed the L293 tree times...changed the Arduino Mega tree times(i have for Mega)....nothing happens....only when i give a signal (5v) to L293d-pin2 it turns left, and to L293D-pin7 it turns right...the mikes are at A4 and A5 (analog?) ...is this correct...I reloaded the sketch (first one "Twinky_2" and second one "Twinky_2_with comments)and nothing happens......I tryed to connect the 'RTC DS1307" alone and no screenchange...it stays the same temperature on the NX4827TO43_011-display.The screen is working oke i think, all the buttons are working... just when i try to use the 'CALculator', i can push the buttons (i see blue numbers and so) but i do not see the value on the white display above the numberbuttons.....Sorry for all this.....and i am so sad it does not work...yet....i hope......i must do something wrong....or there is something not correct....Can you check again the sketch please?....or

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Hi, here i am again......pin A0 and A1 or pin 10 and pin 11 : this is for the motor and L293D.On the schema there is A0 and A1 (Motor is written under), but in another schema with the arduino uno you use pin 10 and pin 11. What must i use, please.?i have started with the motor and the microphones and the L293D, but it does not turn..... :-(The sketch is loaded up correctly. i checked all my wires twice....i do something wrong but i do not know what...lol.......maybe i set the motor and the MEGA with the L293D up on a test-board....Or can you show another complete scheme please? (with all on it, wires etc...)Sorry for my questions.....

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Hi , here i am again...lol.....I do have the sd-module, but it is another one then yours.I have 8 pins: in order: firstpinleft gnd-miso-sck-mosi-cs-5v-3v3-gnd .Yours is 6pins : miso-sck-ss-mosi-gnd-5v .I connect : miso to 52/sck to 50/mosi to 51/cs(is same as ss??)to 53/5v to 5v/3v3 to nc/gnd to gndIs this correct please?The resistance 470 ohm is on the schema between gnd and data. Should it be between Vcc and data ?

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Hi Lindemann65, everything is oke with me and Twinky; i am still waiting for some parts (from ali express and banggood and gearrest...i takes alot of time for receiving them).In the meantime i did place the 'motor' with a little bit of difficults but now it turns good without blocking; (i needed some adjustments for placing the motor correct so it did not block)Now i am making the 'shield' : so far so good......i did first other things, and now, in parts, i constructing your twinky....soon i wiil take some picturesand show you.....thanks for your message......

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    I did make them....lol.....in 3 parts.....the base is in two pieces (i did have a malfunction in the middle of printing and made the secondhalf with lowering the module). The cabeza is in one piece (pla1.75mm; layerheight 2.5mm ; no support; nozzle 0.4mm). I did upload the software (cambio.tft) not with the micro-sd-card(i did have problems= no fat32 and so) but with connecting the screen with a "usb to ttl" shield to my pc. Then it was uploading. It works..... :-) . Now i am waiting for the other modules........i am enjoying myself....lol.....

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    I am printing "ensamblaje21-case-2_cabeza.stl" and "ensamblaje21-case-2_base-1.stl ".For 'case-2base-1' i use pla 1.75mm 0.4mm extruder-nozzle and layerheight 0.2mm and 'support-type' touching buildplate. This takes 72 houres. (is this correct please? this is long) For case-2 cabeza , do you use 'support" ? (takes without support 22 houres)

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Thank you sir ! Can i just ask one more question please?Where do you place the "speakup click-module" in twinky?There is a kind of a grill on the "Cara_1.stl ", just under the rectangle-hole for the screen. Is this maybe the place for the microphone of the speakup click?I do have already 4 printout-tyles (black ones)....lol......(so, it goes well)In the sketch "Twinky_with_Comments" at line 63, there is : int //Meable = 13 .I do a 'verify' with this value, and i get an error: two or more data types in declaration of 'Angulo'If i take away the two slashes (// ) ( int Menable = 13 ) then it is oke....Is this important?Can it be that you mistype and the two slashes are not needed?(what does that command do?....just asking for learning more)I am a newbee in th...

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    Thank you sir ! Can i just ask one more question please?Where do you place the "speakup click-module" in twinky?There is a kind of a grill on the "Cara_1.stl ", just under the rectangle-hole for the screen. Is this maybe the place for the microphone of the speakup click?I do have already 4 printout-tyles (black ones)....lol......(so, it goes well)In the sketch "Twinky_with_Comments" at line 63, there is : int //Meable = 13 .I do a 'verify' with this value, and i get an error: two or more data types in declaration of 'Angulo'If i take away the two slashes (// ) ( int Menable = 13 ) then it is oke....Is this important?Can it be that you mistype and the two slashes are not needed?(what does that command do?....just asking for learning more)I am a newbee in this.....this sketch is 'wow' and i did learn again from you....Did you make this sketch?...yes?....wel...then, i am very impressed....you must be a kind of engineer or higher.....this language ( i think it is C...yes?) is very difficult.....

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    Thank you...with all your answers , i can now understand more and more...thank you for that.....but can i ask a few more questions please?(if you do have the time for answering... (..at number 5 there i made a mistake: it must be 10A and not 120A(mistyped)......)1.The two digital microphones, i do have still problems with the connection: VCC-GND-OUT.Can you tell me where to connect the "OUT"pins please? (pins?)2.The speakup click, i have studyed alot, but still questions...lol...i have 7 pins :nr3 on 48(mega) / nr4 on 46(mega) / nr5 on 45(mega) / nr6 on 42(mega) / nr7 on 40(mega) / nr8 on 38(mega) / nr9 on 36 (mega) . But what do i use for the numbers (on schematic= 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) on the 'speakup click'-module? or can i find this in the arduino-sketches maybe?( i did not...

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    Thank you...with all your answers , i can now understand more and more...thank you for that.....but can i ask a few more questions please?(if you do have the time for answering... (..at number 5 there i made a mistake: it must be 10A and not 120A(mistyped)......)1.The two digital microphones, i do have still problems with the connection: VCC-GND-OUT.Can you tell me where to connect the "OUT"pins please? (pins?)2.The speakup click, i have studyed alot, but still questions...lol...i have 7 pins :nr3 on 48(mega) / nr4 on 46(mega) / nr5 on 45(mega) / nr6 on 42(mega) / nr7 on 40(mega) / nr8 on 38(mega) / nr9 on 36 (mega) . But what do i use for the numbers (on schematic= 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) on the 'speakup click'-module? or can i find this in the arduino-sketches maybe?( i did not look yet into the sketches) Can it be that the pin for the speaker on the schematic is 44(mega) instead of 46(mega) ?The pictures that you added are super for helping me (the 12v and 5v) and the connection for the L239D also.I did order all the parts now and i started with printing out the STL-3D's.

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  • Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot

    This is a wonderful project!........wow.........i like to make this 'beautiful 'Twinky'.....but before i start, i have some qsuestions. Can i ask them please?...sorry for the long post-comment.I have a list with most of the parts/modules but i am not shure they are ok:1. Arduino MEGA 2560 (is ok)2.Speakup Click type 932-MIKROE-1534 (is this ok?)3.RCT type DS1307 i2c rtc (is this ok?)4.Arduino bluetooth HC06 (is this ok?)5.4 relay module-120A type MAR0004CR (is this ok?)6.Audio Amplifier LM386 DC5-12v mono (is this ok?)7.Speaker 4ohm 3watt diameter 4cm (is this ok?)8.Motor: type 12v/6v DC Motor 120RPM/60RPM lenght=67.50mm/round=25mm(is ok?)9.Arduino 2 digital signal microphones (is ok? and how to connect to Speakup Click please=parallel?)10.touch screen type 4.3in ITEADtouch screen Nexti...

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    This is a wonderful project!........wow.........i like to make this 'beautiful 'Twinky'.....but before i start, i have some qsuestions. Can i ask them please?...sorry for the long post-comment.I have a list with most of the parts/modules but i am not shure they are ok:1. Arduino MEGA 2560 (is ok)2.Speakup Click type 932-MIKROE-1534 (is this ok?)3.RCT type DS1307 i2c rtc (is this ok?)4.Arduino bluetooth HC06 (is this ok?)5.4 relay module-120A type MAR0004CR (is this ok?)6.Audio Amplifier LM386 DC5-12v mono (is this ok?)7.Speaker 4ohm 3watt diameter 4cm (is this ok?)8.Motor: type 12v/6v DC Motor 120RPM/60RPM lenght=67.50mm/round=25mm(is ok?)9.Arduino 2 digital signal microphones (is ok? and how to connect to Speakup Click please=parallel?)10.touch screen type 4.3in ITEADtouch screen Nextion-nx4827T043 (is ok?)11. SD-card type SPI (is ok)12.RGB-led module Arduino (is ok)13.Mega Prototyping shield ( is ok)On this shield, i can see two elco's and a resistant...can you draw or take a picture how it is all connected on the shield please?14.DHT type DHT11-sensor (is ok?)15. The 12volt and 5volt regulator: can you draw a little scheme please, so i can make the same of you.....and make no mistakes....?...Are there more modules or components used?I know.....this is a lot of questions but before i start it is better...don't you think so ?....Sorry for the lenght of this comment.......forgive me......

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    Wow.....i did make the "clock"...…..wonderfulllllll……..makes a lot of noise, so not for in the 'sleeping room'.....lol.....after some regulations the clock works almost perfect in time....just show more pictures for the "Elevator Assembly"......the 'following up' for the bolts and bearings and nuts...Thank you for sharing this project to us…...

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  • GuidoMonstrey commented on gocivici's instructable Marble Clock10 months ago
    Marble Clock

    I do have problems with : " Step 8 elevator Assembly" . Can you show or tell me how to fit the parts together , with the bolts and nuts and the bearings please? (parts 4a-5d ) Elevator Assembly

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