WhitneyDesignLabs
WhitneyDesignLabs
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RE: Hello everyone...

Hi Alj, Sounds like some very cool projects! I have a tub of X10 stuff, that I keep telling myself I need to put into a project. For years, I bought...

11 months ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

Out with the hobby servo / joystick controls! In with proper motor controllers (on loan from a friend)!

11 months ago
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11 months ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

@robotbuilder Yeppers! I was thinking of putting a heap of screw heads, or studs, into those tubeless-tires. The day was icy and cold, and log pile wa...

11 months ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

Rover style robot is now operating by RC control. The servo-joystick drive system needs work. It is kludge to say the least. But lacking proper speed ...

11 months ago
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RE: Skipsailing reporting aboard

Here is some info from the Sailrite website: The one we bought for our Bernina was on eBay and had universal mounting brackets. Basically, in t...

12 months ago
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RE: Skipsailing reporting aboard

Hi Skipsailing. Welcome. If I may, I'll focus on the sewing for a minute. My wife and I have owned a heap of sewing machines over the years. Currently...

12 months ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

I was able to test the motors tonight. Added one more short video to the playlist. It works! 6wd Robot, motor test

12 months ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

This idea of servos moving joysticks is moving forward, and we have proof of concept. Here is a play list of videos documenting the process. The Pytho...

12 months ago
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RE: A Preview of my new robot...

Yay! Very excited to hear more about this. :)

1 year ago
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RE: Hello everybody. RCLawn Arduino Robot Car with nRF24L01+

Have you watched Bill's video about the FlySky RC radio? I don't know how far into your build using nRF24L01 you may be. But the Flysky is very powerf...

1 year ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

Yep, just implemented your idea. I used CAD to design a housing, and then 3D printed it. I ran it up the flagpole, and it flew. (on the bench, at leas...

1 year ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

@robotbuilder I used the DPDT switch method in the past for simple robot projects. But I want more precise control for this project.

1 year ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

I am watching Bill's new video about vision systems. Very excited! So I decided to do the "hack" and link the wheelchair's 3 joysticks to a series o...

1 year ago
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RE: Rocker-Bogie large 6wd "Mars" rover style robot (wheelchair motors)

@robotbuilder Yes, fair enough. I am thinking autonomous will be quite a ways off, if ever on this platform. This design definitely has power. In orde...

1 year ago
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