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by Rapidrory
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Argh, need help.
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Re: Argh, need help.

That looks like a short on the motor side somehow. Its an easy fix. Bring it to Antfreeze and i'll lend you one for the day while I repair yours, though I may be able to swap the chip out before the event starts. I'll be the one with too many robots and an orange furry waistcoat :P
by Rapidrory
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: NanoTwo Kits
Replies: 61
Views: 19196

Re: NanoTwo Kits

Because I am terrible at actually selling these things (as anyone who has tried to buy one off me recently will know) I've got Alex to do it for me!

NanoTwos are now supplied here: https://nutsandbots.co.uk/product/nanotwodualesc/

I won't be supplying them directly any more.
by Rapidrory
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Servo problems.
Replies: 9
Views: 732

Re: Servo problems.

Most ESCs in the higher weight classes and many smaller brushless ESCs use an external crystal oscillator to avoid this drift, but small brushed ESCs tend to save the space and cost of a crystal, and just use the internal oscillator built into the chip, which is very susceptible to temperature chang...
by Rapidrory
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Potential Exeter Antweight Event
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: Potential Exeter Antweight Event

Exeter works for me! But might be a bit far away for everyone else
by Rapidrory
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton
Replies: 57
Views: 4701

Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

I've got a friend at Southampton uni who's interested in coming and watching for a bit.. What's happening with numbers? Is it strictly X number of people allowed in the room or what?
by Rapidrory
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Resource Websites
Topic: Receivers
Replies: 9
Views: 1567

Re: Receivers

I got mine to bind ok on both DSM2 and DSMX with a Devo 7E. Just finished putting another DSMX Pico controller using one of the Orange RX. They work fine but the binding isn't particularly user friendly as you have to poke a wire through a hole in the heatshrink, so I'm not sure they'll see producti...
by Rapidrory
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Resource Websites
Topic: Receivers
Replies: 9
Views: 1567

Re: Receivers

Huh.. Looks like I'm gonna have to start mass producing my Orange RX based Pico boards after all!
by Rapidrory
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Resource Websites
Topic: Receivers
Replies: 9
Views: 1567

Re: Receivers

I made a pico dual ESC earlier in the year that fits onto one of those orange RX. Worked great, just never got round to making more than one of them. Was aiming to have it as a DSMX replacement for the NanoTwo, but couldn't work out a user friendly and easily manufactured way to initiate the bind. I...
by Rapidrory
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 52 - Greenwich University - Sign up + details
Replies: 50
Views: 5827

Re: AWS 52 - Greenwich University - Sign up + details

First AWS I'm gonna miss sadly; It's 8 hours there and back, and for a one day event where I haven't got any new bots to test out it's just a bit far.
by Rapidrory
Tue May 30, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds
Replies: 182
Views: 19556

Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Was shipped today, so should be with you tomorrow! Finally starting to catch up on orders again :roll:
by Rapidrory
Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Beetleweights
Topic: Shakeys Beetleweight Shed!
Replies: 1
Views: 1018

Re: Shakeys Beetleweight Shed!

Needs more shed.
by Rapidrory
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Peter Wallers Robot Ramblings
Replies: 724
Views: 88681

Re: Peter Wallers Robot Ramblings

Looks good! What's the fine pitch chip between the processor and the driver chips doing?
by Rapidrory
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Resource Websites
Topic: PCB Manufacture
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: PCB Manufacture

Ooh, interesting!

I've been using this place recently, which is cheap and has an ~8 day turn around, but shipping is about £20 which is a pain. http://www.smart-prototyping.com/PCB-Prototyping.html
by Rapidrory
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: TinyTwo Speed Controllers
Replies: 204
Views: 34418

Re: TinyTwo Speed Controllers

Progress is being made with the PicoTwos. Below is how I'm probably gonna be shipping them for use in ants, and the thinner wires would be for use in Nanos. They're a little harder and more expensive to build than the NanoTwos, and I don't want to make the NanoTwos redundant just yet so looking at s...
by Rapidrory
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: "Sioc" Build Diary
Replies: 20
Views: 2998

Re: "Sioc" Build Diary

Yeah, put it between red and black servo wire.