The Challenges

Progress…..

The team is making progress..

Inbetween procrastinating and discussing how to build a 22ft Stargate Christmas Tree, the team has actually been making some progress.

Mal has been prototyping some Pi HAT modifications from the last year design to accept a (physically) larger I2C expander, time of flight sensors and dedicated servo connectors.

We started with Matt’s sketch..

Matt’s sketch…

After some time in KiCad, Mal has come up with a v0.1, which will be subject to more modifications, so he is told!

 

2019 HAT v0.1

Matt has been playing with wheels and thinking about new motor controllers. These are Mecanum wheels and will allow our robot to gracefully strafe left and right.

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