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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    jwatte, not a bad idea, few years ago I'v played with image filters that only showed difference between two images, blinking pattern would work in...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    The next test is finding the maximum distance my webcam can reliable pick up an LED TARGET. The corps(corn this year) make a sweet target, but they...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    Jwatte, monocular visual odometry off loaded on a Pi seems like a fun test, but I'm still looking at mechanical methods of getting reliable...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    While waiting on cash flow(payday), I had a very strong LED light sitting around so I tested using it as a target, see if my cheap webcam could pick...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    the motor gearbox has 2deg of lost motion in them. a few years ago I opened one of these type gearboxes and pinned it's internal gears to their...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    got the brushes, but wrong size. because the springs failed on the brushes from the motor I has able to remove springs from new brushes and put...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    While waiting on parts to repair my motor, got to thinking about plan B. some of these type devices have a 500m range. found one on ebay with...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    Just as I was about to test the record/playback software one of my motors failed, seems like a motor brush problem(spring broken). Tommy
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    jwatte, I'm sure it would help, but not sure how it would handle tree lines the block sections of the sky(lost satellites) errors. I'm looking...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    Plan A: record a perfect sequence of going 100ft then turning 180deg to the left with a .5 ft overlap of last cut path, then going back 100ft...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    tician, this platform while using a different control protocol(serial), does use the same safety logic as the mule, which has demonstrated its...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    It can't be said I didn't give an electric mowing deck a try. but, after seeing what a 14hp gas engine can do with even very overgrown grass...
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    Tommy_T replied to a thread The task (lawn mower topic) in Rovers
    tician, I see it as too big a task for the mule. the mule is just not fast enough. this platform is designed for mowing speeds needed to do 3...
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    The task Automatically mow a field 100ft x 1000ft. Task started: 4/2018 Task Completed: :confused: The tool.
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