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Pixy Out of Box

Well, it finally came in, the Pixy CMUcam5.

I'm still working with it, but wanted to make a real quick note about a few things.

Damage Assessment on the Kossel

Well, I ran into my first real fail of cheap parts.  Apparently the RAMPS 1.4 board I bought has two defective mosfets.  I'd like to take the blame and say I blew them, but I was being insanely careful.

And after inspecting the mosfets I've found physical damage to them.  Sigh.

This is my version of Yahmez' Baby Bot, the ATtiny84 Y-Baby (YB84).  There are few differences from Yahmez' version. Read more

Instructables Robot Contest

Robot Contest up on Instructables :)

 

Question for Oss, Hoff, or someone with a 3D Printer

Alright, got my parts in for the Kossel, ran into a snag.

I don't suppose you think I could do something like this to fix it...

My Favorite Chip Sample!

I keep saying, I got into robots for the women...Max, back me up here. :)

UPDATE: Now with UART(ish)! (3/2/2014)Robot Metallurgy 101: PWMRobot Metallurgy 101: UARTI thought I would journal my work as I begin to venture from the … Read more

Anyone else playing with LPC1114?

I know Mr. 6677 is playing with one off and on.  Anyone else?

I started using LPCExpresso, LPC1114_CodeBase, and FlashMagic.  Everything was going great until I found CodeBase is far from complete :(

 

Any suggestions?

This is a continuation of my Robot Metallurgy 101 Lesson Journal. After I was able to get my motors moving using the SN754410 I became a little obessessed with … Read more