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by Spaceman
Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:13 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team 1202 Build Diary
Replies: 110
Views: 67316

Re: Team 1202 Build Diary

So just to clarify in my head: the servo signal connectors on the speed controler also function as power connectors? Or dose a seperate power connector need to be soldered to the speed controller pcb?
by Spaceman
Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team 1202 Build Diary
Replies: 110
Views: 67316

Team 1202 Build Diary

Entry 1: Hello! Hello there. after all your great help I have kicked off my robot building. As I like the build diary's I have read here I want to keep one myself, If only for some feedback and advice. So after a few hours building I have this: http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr63/Moleye/20140603...
by Spaceman
Wed May 28, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

Greetings All

Returned from the first day of the new job (Turns out working with robots!) to find my lemon RX has arrived in the post. Got all me bits now to star making my first ant.
by Spaceman
Fri May 23, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

Indeed it is a Apollo 11 reference

Am itching to get going on my first ant now. Hopefully won't take too long to construct
by Spaceman
Fri May 23, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

Just was checking the eticicete. Ahem my team shall be "team 1202" Points if you know the space reference to 1202 Was thinking Mastodon for my first bot as it will prob be heavy and lumbering. There's also a progressive metal band by that name and I hope it will last as long as their songs. The chan...
by Spaceman
Fri May 23, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

Hello So the post man cheerfully dropped a horde of parcels into my house just now. I have everything I think I need to build my first not except the receiver and the battery charger, both of witch are on order. An initial weigh in of bits suggests I'm up to 80g so far. That sabertooth is indeed a b...
by Spaceman
Thu May 22, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

First one will prob be a pusher with possible lifter. Something like the battlebot Vlad the impaler to with an option to run upsidedown if i can engineer it.
by Spaceman
Thu May 22, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

For now ive ordered a sabertooth to get me going. I am sure that down the line I will change to smaller controllers and probberly become a customer for your boards. Also got a battery and charger on order so once stuff arrives i should have all the core bits to make my first ant. I will try to set u...
by Spaceman
Thu May 22, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

Hello Literally just as I posted last I was offered a job. So decided to order some gear motors and wheels. So all I need to order now is battery and charger and a speed controller. Also will prob get a servo mixer. My blade has arrived. Seams a nice enough tx., cheep and cheerfull. Any particular r...
by Spaceman
Wed May 21, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A Quick Hello
Replies: 60
Views: 10372

Re: A Quick Hello

Just ordered my TX (someone in china has literally sold me a lemon). At the moment I am budget constrained (Between jobs) so will probably play around with some servos I have. However, once the money starts pouring in again I think the gear motor/ speed controller sounds the way to go. Keeping it si...