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Thankyou so much, yes I'm actually planning on making a post about it giving more details so you can all have a better idea of what I'm thinking of and hopefully help me 🙂
Just being devils advocate, fuel for thought: If you do any sort of control (logic, PID, etc.) over a network, don't forget to think about a "Failsafe" mode. You do not want to see your controller output get erratic because you temporarily lost a network connection. It is better to shutdown the process than create a dangerous situation.
Sorry, was suppose to go to Cecelia (about wireless PID)
Hi everyone. I go by Frank, Belgian (Flemish in particular), and have been tinkering off and on with electronics (digital or other) since I was a ten year old kid (learned a lot from my 4 yr older brother). Now I am retired and want to pick up the hobby again. Recently I came across the excellent tutorials at DroneBotWorkshop and been kinda bingewatching over the last few weeks. Very much like the DB1 project and hope to see new tutorials. These tutorials (or rather Tutorials, yes capital T) are very well made, clear information, very well presented. English is not my mother tongue, have been using English for the better part of my life on a daily basis though, but subtiteling is not at all necessary! Keep up the excellent work!!
My name is Christian Gauci, living in a small island state in the Mediterranean, Malta. I have retired from my work a year ago from the aviation industry. Last January I decided to pick up electronics as a hobby. I am very interested in applying technology to every day problems. Thanks for allowing me in this forum.
Hi from West Bountiful in Utah! My name is Chuck Biggs, and I am a retired Systems Programmer. I spent my entire career using C++. I started with 8800 native code and ended up with C and C++. When Microsoft announced that it was time to stop supporting C++ I decided it was time for me to leave. It was starting to not be fun anymore. I discovered there was a whole new world out there. Who knew? Anyway, Arduino is very familiar ground to me, and I am falling in love with DB-1. I want to build my own and involve my grandson who is also a robot enthusiast. I am rapidly realizing that it is expensive, but I really want one.
I look forward to communing with like minded individuals. From what little I have picked up, I can see that most of you are far advanced in your thoughts. I look forward to learning from all of you. Bill, keep up the good work. I am a fan!
Hello from S.E. Michigan, My name is Tommy. I am 51 and have always been interested in electronics. I recently bought an Arduino Uno kit and started buying lots of various components to start a little workshop. I have a basic understanding of electronics and a nice assortment of tools to get started, but still have MUCH to learn. Arduino seems like it is a great starting point and that lead me to the Drone WorkShop 🙂
I am 52 and also from S.E. Michigan and I'm working on robot projects of my own! I have been in electronics about 45 years so if you need some help just ask. It's never too late to learn! But what I find it's too early for me to forget! 😳 Arduino is a great place to start! then on to faster and more powerful processors like The Raspberry PI and the SAMDs and feathers all that great stuff to learn! Don't worry I've seen kids play with these things! They'er awesome!
I am SamQ, a mechanical engineer from Cenith Energy Corp. I just want to ask around to help complete a small robot project, which can execute the four functions, such as snow and ice removal, lawnmower, leaf vacuum, and road cleaning. I saw Bill's video that can accomplish most of the functions. If you are interested, please drop me a line, indicating who you are, what role you want to play, how much you want to be paid for. This small project is just a testing prototype and the actual sizes of the robot (we call it the Enoch Robot) may not be the ones we may use in the future market. Thank you all for your attention. Special appreciation and regards to Bill for encouraging and connecting to the outside world.
Hello Im Dave, It's my first time posting to a forum. I hope i am posting this to the right place! I have been an electronics hobbiest for many years. I try to keep my hand in when work and home life have enabled. I have a keen interest in electronics, microcontrollers Arduino,Basic CNC and more recently raspberry Pi Pico. Though I have to admit I am a beginner at coding. I have tried but find it difficult to get my head round it. I do however seem to be able to manipulate some bits of code to do what i want. I am hoping that if I do more of this it will give me a better understanding. I have found I like the uncomplicated and try to make things simple for the most part as I find they are less likely to go wrong. I would like to learn more about simple robotics. I have a basic grasp but I lack understanding of the finer points. I hope you are all well. Please do forgive me if i take a while to reply as I have many commitments.
Hi my name is Max, I like to research some interesting projects and enjoy learning.