Jet Powered Whistle at The Lab

by srl on November 17, 2014

Here’s a video of the short but sweet kick off to The Lab’s 24 Hour Telethon to raise funds for their renovation and continued operations. It took about 5 minutes for SFPD to end it all but the telethon was a success and SF gets to keep The Lab and all the art, culture, music events it hosts!

More info, images, and video on this event here

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SRL at The Lab

November 13, 2014

UPDATE:  Some images of the short but sweet Flame Whistle kick off of The Lab’s 24 hour Telethon - stay tuned for more images and video here We’re bringing the jet whistle to kick off The Lab’s 24 Hour Telethon this Saturday Nov 15 at noon to fund their renovation and continue to bring exciting art, […]

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Motoman Smoke Test

November 1, 2014

This is a smoke test of the MotoMan Flamethrower. This lightweight Flamethrower will mount onto a Motoman UP50 arm and move around while generating a 20 ft flame. A smoke test is useful for determining the flame length of a blower type flamethrower. The flame will be about 20% longer than the length of the […]

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Now Hiring!

October 29, 2014

SRL is looking for a location scout. This is a paid position. Job description: To locate a suitable site for a large scale SRL machine performance in the bay area, (NOT San Francisco, as we’re banned from ever performing there by the SFFD). To get permission to use the site from the owners. To procure […]

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Mark Pauline Speaks at LACMA – Nov 18

October 13, 2014

Being Human in a World of Robots – with Ken Goldberg and Mark Pauline Nov 18 – 7pm

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XFF Video

October 13, 2014

A short edit of the video from the SRL at Extreme Futurist Fest Show from Dec 2012 at Center Studios in LA. Video edited by Steve Bage.

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Motoman Flamethrower Engine Test

October 13, 2014

After fabricating the flamethrower attachment for the Motoman, Mark mounted the engine and tested the irritatingness of its sound effects. Next, 25 ft fire! This is the first start of the 550CC Two Stroke powered Flamethrower for the SRL Motoman UP50 Robot Arm. This is a light weight unit with a mixed flow axial fan […]

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Motoman Expansion Chamber Exhaust Pipe and Radiator

September 7, 2014

Work continues on the Motoman! This month, the Expansion chamber exhasut pipe and radiator are mounted. Almost ready to start. 550cc of two stroke goodness! Track the Motoman progress here  

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Thermal Imaging Fun

August 19, 2014

Mark got a Flir One Thermal Imaging Camera for the iPhone and of course we have to try it on different things. We even sat on chairs and took pictures of our ass prints but they’re a little too high-rez to post here! This is Mark’s hand that he blew up working with highly volatile […]

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Motoman Flamethrower Update

August 18, 2014

Motoman work in progress. This month Mark Pauline has been working on the belt adjuster system for the Motoman Flamethrower. Bottom pulley will spin at 8500 RPM. Watch your fingers…

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