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Really cool and very interesting! Keep up the good work with RCX! Following… Rating: *****


wow i like all the gears!*****


Have you ever had troubles with the ir tower. Mine doesn't work on my computer. But it worked on my old computer. My new one has a 64-bit processor, and my old one probably had a 12 or less bit processor.


Erk, I really don't know so much about actual computers. I use a laptop with an XP (X.P., not the emoticon XP ) operating system that runs RIS 2.0, and the IR tower (the 2.0 version with a USB port) can sometimes be tricky when the computer is just turned on, but once I fiddle with it enough, it'll work. I think as long as your computer can run RIS, it should work. But if you're using a differe...


different 3rd party software (like Robolab) then you're talking to the wrong person.


MY old one had XP but my new one has windows7 and it does run the RCX programming thingy (RIS).


Woah! Great job! Using a differential to shift is an excellent idea!!!!!


I like RCX motors becasure they dont mate that annoying sound


Great use of the differential! The ir Tower does not work with 64 bit Systems, since there are no Drivers. But it should work with all Windows 32 bit Systems.

Automatic Transmission

streamliners

11/22/2013

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This is my first automatic transmission. It uses a differential and a linear gearbox. The way it works is that the inner gears of the differential transmit the power, but if the torque is too great, the outer gear of the differential turns and activates an arm that switches the middle rack of the linear gearbox. If I had the parts, I would create a synchromesh transmission instead of a linear gearbox to minimize grinding.

transmission RCX automatic car differential linear gearbox

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