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    Yesterday, 13:48
    Thought LED lights had to be surface mounted or have I misinterpreted the rules on that one?
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    Yesterday, 13:13
    I may do. The issue I had/have is that because the whole thing is spinning, you can't place links/lights anywhere but in the centre. I might consider something like a Warhog spinner style but...
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    19th July 2017, 17:31
    And here we go... First one is a interior view of the robot. The wooden frame was reinforced with metal brackets and originally was a garden platform with castors on. The whole thing was a bit...
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    19th July 2017, 15:08
    Certainly did promise I'd get some pictures up, must have slipped my mind. :( I'll get them uploaded after work tonight.
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    19th July 2017, 00:55
    It probably is something to do with the failsafes in the controller, I had this problem at Grantham as well with a different set of speed controllers. Calibrating it should rectify it so I am not too...
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    18th July 2017, 23:43
    Well a breakthrough tonight! :D I was thinking about how I could have possibly mucked up on the speed controller and then decided to give it a crack with the other unhacked speed controller. ...
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    17th July 2017, 14:03
    How is the air being directed? I guess there is either one air outlet with directional propellers or is there two outlets which direct one side of the robot to move forwards? Either way, a unique...
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    16th July 2017, 21:34
    It seemed appropriate to call the team that after Grantham. Can only get better from there! :D
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    16th July 2017, 20:21
    Ah, OK. Will give that a go to see if it comes back to life.
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    16th July 2017, 16:19
    Well a bit of a bummer today. Managed to brick one of the speed controllers in my attempt to convert it to brushed. I presume that when I flashed the new .hex file to the chipset, something went...
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    14th July 2017, 21:21
    You could have a completely solid skirt (as older hovercrafts were constructed with) but that would need to be fairly lightweight to allow the robot to hover and still have the potential for breaking...
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    12th July 2017, 16:21
    Many thanks! I've got pretty much all the bits needed to rebuild the robot now. Going with the Turnigy speed controllers as suggested and 2 of the Gimson 13.7:1 motors to get it running. The...
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About Ocracoke

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About Ocracoke
Name:
Michael
Biography:
A Smart Car obsessed roboteer!
Location:
Somewhere on the Wirral
Interests:
Smart Cars, programming etc
Occupation:
Something computer based
Robots:
The Honey Badger - FW / Kaizen (In planning) - HW

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