I got this R.O.B (Robotic Operating Buddy for the NES), first time I turned him on his arms wouldn't close, so I took him apart and cleaned him. I put the gears back into place. After turning him on again and testing him he won't move up or down. His arms open and close now, but they are a little loose and don't line up straight (I don't have all the screws in the case so that's probably the problem) the gears look like they are all in the right place. Any ideas? (Also, why can't I upload a picture? It says "error logged" after it loads)

  • Probably remote troubleshooting of the motion of a robot is best done with a Youtube video of what you did, what it looks like inside, and what it is or isn't doing. Include the link to the video in your question. I've never seen inside a ROB so can't suggest anything. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:18
  • Try uploading a picture now. It might work.
    – wizzwizz4
    Dec 4, 2016 at 12:27
  • Wizz, still no good. Do I have to have so much reputation before before I can post pics?
    – Justin
    Dec 6, 2016 at 15:42
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    The motor could be old enough where it could be in dead-lock, where there is being power supplied to the motor, but it's so old that it can't move or make an initial spin. Sep 12, 2017 at 16:12
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    I wished I had a R.O.B.. Probably be better company than most of the people I have to deal with.
    – cbmeeks
    Sep 12, 2017 at 17:17


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