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by slurp
Wed Jul 05, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minisumo Competition
Replies: 15
Views: 6594

Will explore into micro processors when i have some money. The PICaxe is very cheap to start with... about 3 or 4 quid depending on which of the "18" range you go for, the 18X I'd recommend. (shame it's another 3 quid postage!) All that's required for programming is a serial cable you can patch int...
by slurp
Mon Jul 03, 2006 11:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minisumo Competition
Replies: 15
Views: 6594

So is there to be a rematch at AWS 21?

Would Peter manage to keep his crown? or will Jame's improve his edge?

regards,
colin
by slurp
Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS20
Replies: 192
Views: 50027

yea, kids leapt in and seemed to enjoy playing with the bots - seemed like a good idea to let them, probably should have got the other dohyo out & carried on.

:D
by slurp
Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minisumo Competition
Replies: 15
Views: 6594

Andrew_Hibberd wrote:Thanks Colin,

I believe that is what Gary used in Origami?
It was James with the PicAxe :wink:

Posted my summary of the MiniSumo Event here...

http://www.minisumo.org.uk/aws20.php


regards,
colin
by slurp
Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS20
Replies: 192
Views: 50027

The full results for the AWS, non-spinner comp and minisumo can be found at http://www.antworldseries.tk I think Tom deserves a note on last minute sumo mods... he went away with "Kill It 3000" added some weight and (double sided) sticky tyres and pushed "Insumontable" in to the three matches befor...
by slurp
Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:02 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Minisumo Competition
Replies: 15
Views: 6594

Andrew_Hibberd wrote:however the university no longer has a lience to the programs they where using.
ARGH!

could recommend the PICAXE is a cheap and easy start....

regards,
colin
by slurp
Sun Jun 25, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: good PHPBB mods...
Replies: 1
Views: 1504

good PHPBB mods...

It's worth checking out the mods for PHPBB. There are a few simple security ones that you might find useful. there's a minor secuitry one that only shows email addresses to registered users, one that scuppers the spam bots by changing the "agreed" flag. more complicated but useful is the calendar mo...
by slurp
Sun Jun 25, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minisumo Competition
Replies: 15
Views: 6594

I thought that ArtificalStupidity was ace in the way it ran away from the opponents... just needs a tweak in the direction you run the motors! Thanks for hosting the event chaps, while I didn't enter this time it was good to meet and chat with everyone. I look forward to seeing you again. regards co...