Year: 2013

I2C, PCB’s and other TLA’s

Posted on December 20, 2013

TLA’s. Three Letter Acronyms. Not only are there too many out there already, I have invent some of my own… If you recollect, the rover chassis is a six wheeled, rocker-bogie type of autonomous platform. It’s about 25 lbs, so it’s not exactly a toy. Steering turned out to be impossible for the cheap hobby […]

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Lasers and Servos!

Posted on December 17, 2013

So you’ve mounted a sensor on a servo and are happily gathering data as your sensor sweeps back and forth. Where is your sensor looking? For some obstacle avoidance tasks it doesn’t matter much. If the sensor detects something ‘close’ and has a field of view in the direction of travel, that might be all […]

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