Hey guys, I'm going to document as i go here. It'll be somewhat redundant to other guides, but maybe someone will learn something.
I am thinking about trying out using a stencil on one of my boards, so I ordered one from OSH stencil,
Now wondering what is the easiest
I know I keep jumping around, but I am having some fun!
About a week or two ago, I purchased a Teensy 3.1 board as it looked like it could
Here is a demo of our robot moving fully autonomously, using http://marvelmind.com/ precise (+-2cm) navigation system:
I'm starting a new build of my hexapod and am working on a processing plan/architecture. The hardware is a MKII with AX12 servos.
Gait test of my next project named Golem. My primary goal for the project is to learn ROS (www.ros.org) so I designed this platform to keep it interesting.
Yeah, sorry I should work on some actual "How to." documentation. Start Button FTW!
Read through the comments in some code and discovered the Start button! hah so sensible i didn't even think of it.
Looks like i have one
Fixed it. Silly permissions. I had to add myself to the dialout group.
Now things seem to launch well. No errors or warnings.
Things are moving along and i've roslaunch'ed hexapod-simple. However its not finding my USB2AX. The device has a green light and exists in /dev/ttyACM0.
I actually used a relay with temp sensor made for this purpose. It had a timer with a minute or two of "soak" before peaking and then cooling.
I'm catkin ignoring gazebo and sound. catkin_make results in:
[ 81%] Built target hexapod_msgs_generate_messages_eus
ChipQuik SMDLTLFP Solder Paste No-Clean Sn42/Bi57.6/Ag0.4
Received my little jar from digikey in an aluminized bubble wrap bag with a 'colder than
For my first attempt I ordered the kapton, and I expect it to be a build 1 or 2 boards only.
Toaster oven: Temperature
oshstencils now offers 4mil stainless steel in addition to the regular 3mil and 5mil kapton.
I've successfully used toaster ovens with a temperature gauge.
I have managed to reflow a board on an aluminum plate in a skillet on a gas range,