Evolution of a Blog
This blog has evolved as I have as a maker. It starts at the beginning of my journey where I began to re-tread my tires in the useful lore of micro electronics and the open-source software that can drive them. While building solutions around micro-electronics are still an occasional topic my more recent focus has been on the 3D Printing side of making.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Latest Robot Pictures
The white bottle cap is the RGB LED that blinks green for each command loop when we are healthy, once in blue when a command is received, and in red if we have lost the network. Will also blink SOS if the 'bot software has crashed.
The only major change that I am entertaining at this point is to drive the servo stalk and ultrasonic range finder directly from the RPi GPIO instead of suffering the latency of going through the Arduino.
I would like to move the compass to a direct interface but am not sure about the I2C integration.