Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by peterwaller » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:55 am

It will be great to see you again Dan.

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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by Spaceman » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:44 am

As its 30 min from mine I will try my darnest.

Also going to try bring a robot with weapons along....
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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by Team RobotMad » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:25 pm

As this is like a bit over a week after my last A level exam. i should be able to make it.
just have to build 2 ant-wights in that 1 week.
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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by Jonathan J » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:42 pm

Should be coming would be my first AWS in awhile hopefully won’t be to rusty at driving 😂
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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by LimaHotel » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:40 am

Absolutely planning to attend, and you can bet I'm gonna buy a AWESC to contribute!
... Just as soon as I work out what Legacy Calibration is and if I want it...
I'll probably go for unmixed honestly, as I know how to compensate for any component lag using the mixing on the transmitter and wouldn't have a clue which channels to mess with otherwise.
Calibration? ...What calibration? Legacy you say? I guess I'd go for not supported? As I don't have a clue what calibration could even be used for on an esc?
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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by cmalton » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:28 pm

Re: your AWESC questions - I'll clear that up once in this thread.

Legacy Calibration allows you to use "full forward throttle" at power on to enter calibration mode. I've had issues with a couple of customers reporting issues with unexpectedly entering calibration mode mid-battle. As I've since provided alternative ways to get into calibration, this is now a legacy feature (although still supported). As a general rule, you probably don't want it, unless you have very specific use cases (like the ESC being completely unreachable after you've built whatever uses it).

Calibration - The ESC needs to know where your endpoints are as all transmitters are different.

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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by Jonathan J » Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:00 pm

Is it possible to see a picture of the arena we’ll be using at the event?
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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by cmalton » Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:07 pm

I don't have an immediate picture to hand - but it will be the same one we used last year, albeit with a few changes. I will see if I can dig some photos out in the next day or two. Notably the floor will be a single sheet of hardboard, fractionally smaller than last year, instead of the two sheets we had last year, thus avoing any joins in the floor.

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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by Jonathan J » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:40 pm

How many drop offs will it have as I’ve nevet see. Your arena before so I’m just curious.
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Re: Antweight World Series 58 - 29th June 2019

Post by cmalton » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:35 pm

The arena has 2 drop off edges.

Sorry for short reply. On mobile.

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