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by daliad100
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ant related questions
Replies: 63
Views: 8853

Re: Ant related questions

http://www.fightingrobots.co.uk/forum/d ... php?id=584

My guide for the mg90s that might help.
by daliad100
Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ant related questions
Replies: 63
Views: 8853

Re: Ant related questions

Grrr, forum ate my post :evil: In short: You only really need plastic for the crusher and they're not that ineffective. Danny Sharples' (aka Anoptimistprime) robot Antidisestablishmentarianism (now called "Craig Charles signed my robot" I think) came third at the last AWS with a lego clamper. http:/...
by daliad100
Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: deodorANT & friends
Replies: 678
Views: 68890

Re: deodorANT & friends

Where's the stupidly thick armour on the front and the duct tape covering the mahussive hole in the top :P ? My new challenge is trying to shoehorn a 5s lipo (yes, really), a lump of metal, two diy escs, custom super grippy wheels and some motors into a really tiny chassis. I reckon it will drive li...
by daliad100
Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: servo boards as motor controllers.
Replies: 20
Views: 3501

Re: servo boards as motor controllers.

thanks jim :) jordan, i think you are crediting me with more inteligance than i have, can you go simpler? If you look at the servo board there will be at least one probably black chip with many legs. Some servos use two chips, one to decode the rc signal and one to drive the motor. The motor driver...
by daliad100
Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: servo boards as motor controllers.
Replies: 20
Views: 3501

Re: servo boards as motor controllers.

Harry, how many IC's has your servo board got on it?

If it has two then one will be the H bridge IC and some of them can easily take 15v+. If you're lucky the single ic servos might have two voltage inputs on the chip with one for logic and one for motor power.
by daliad100
Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: deodorANT & friends
Replies: 678
Views: 68890

Re: deodorANT & friends

Wedges are over rated :P but at least you'll have grip :D

Black box is being re built into something much more compact with 100% more wedge, much more grip and M0AR P0WAH!!!

Hopefully I don't blow up any lipo's while making it this time :x
by daliad100
Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: PSU
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Re: PSU

A lot of the external hard drives in my house have two usb plugs to prevent it from blowing something.

I'd use a powered usb hub or hack a power brick to an usb extension cable and see if either works before shelling out for a new drive.
by daliad100
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Tips for sketchup/3d printing
Replies: 103
Views: 24769

Re: Tips for sketchup/3d printing

peterwaller wrote:While being a long way from becoming an expert it is certainly starting to become easier.
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We're all doomed now aren't we...
by daliad100
Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: sketchup to shapeways
Replies: 33
Views: 4674

Re: sketchup to shapeways

I thought Pro/d can export as an stl file which is one of the one's that shapeways uses.
by daliad100
Fri Jul 29, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Imperial build diary
Replies: 48
Views: 7687

Re: Team Imperial build diary

Just got a new box of toys from work :D

A lovely wooden toolbox filled with assorted taps, dies, milling bits, callipers, some handbooks and what I think are lathe bits.