Month: February 2014

3D Printing Goodness, First-ish Attempt

Posted on February 23, 2014

Here it is, the first print from my new 3D printer… Well, it’s the second. The first one stalled out when my laptop went into sleep mode after a minute. This a quick accuracy checker from Thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:20996 Not bad for a first attempt, I guess. The printer is a Mix G1, from mixshop.com, and took […]

Category: Hardware Tagged

Serendipity

Posted on February 19, 2014

Check this out: http://www.adafruit.com/products/1722 Cool, no? Not convinced? I don’t really need this for autonomous racing, although there might be applications for determining gravel from grass, or tall shrubs and other veggie-hazards from background noise. But as a gardening assistant it might give the rover something to do when it’s not racing. I think what […]