I'm developing the Falling-Up Robot, a very tall balancing inverted pendulum bot, using the Teensy 3.6 microcontroller with Arduino IDE 1.6.12. I want
Here are the final results for the 2017 Robogames Mech Warfare:
Gold - Apophis (R-Team out of Tucson)
Silver - Nomad
Apparently there's a $1,300 time of flight sensor that's alright:
It's claimed to work
The men and women of R-Team made a fantastic effort to organize and run the event.
The new, bigger, arena was a lot of fun, and big enough to get
The upcoming Robogames kicked me in the butt enough to dust off my Onyx X plans.
You may recall, I was too busy with the robomagellan last year,
The R-team folks are taking more comprehensive video/pictures, but for those not at the event, here's what the arena looks like:
I don't know of a good control systems book, but I've found that the "leaky integrator" works great for avoiding too much wind-up.
A bit stuck with Integral Windup in the PID control system. It's especially a problem if the robot is lifted or gets stuck in a corner. The integral
Obsidian, and the youngest pilot:
Also, the 25 seconds that ended the games:
Yeah, great job!
Here's what Onyx looked like, staged and ready to start:
Thank you. Much of that credit should go to various members of R-Team for advice, supplies, and supernatural soldering abilities.
I'll pass that
Oh, look, twice the resolution at half the price!