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    2 Days Ago
    tician replied to a thread Project General Grievous in Project Showcase
    I had been wanting to use one or more quarter-brick DC-DC converters in Ripley to turn a 12S/16S LiFePO4 battery pack into a high power 12V output...
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    3 Days Ago
    tician replied to a thread Project General Grievous in Project Showcase
    4S LiPo works if you have a well-functioning gait, but not great for initial development or any other time when collisions or falls are likely. Even...
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    3 Days Ago
    tician replied to a thread Project General Grievous in Project Showcase
    Very strongly recommend you use 3S LiPo until you have a working gait as a fully charged 4S LiPo will be almost 17V, which will cause overvoltage...
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    4 Days Ago
    Enforcing mobility: periodic long-range artillery/missile strikes against the location of each mech with ~20 seconds transit time and an effective...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Numa V2 - Quad Mech in Mech Warfare
    Lack of strain relief will spell eventual failure no matter the connection type. Those particularly susceptible to a very early failure without...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Numa V2 - Quad Mech in Mech Warfare
    Which is why I made my own inline 6-port hub with buss cap, reinforced power traces, and separate vias for power input wires. Whenever I need a new...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Autocannon in Mech Warfare
    It is Mech Warfare, not plain robot combat. I could see a lance/sword being used to knock over and possibly invert an opponent, but not really a...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Onyx X build thread in Mech Warfare
    https://github.com/tician/opencm-1.5/tree/master/hardware/tools No DFU, just a very simple bootloader with AT command set.
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    tician replied to a thread Fluid Pressure Sensor in Sensors
    If there is any internal electronics in the sensor, then it is very like that it has been tested and calibrated at the factory using dry air.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Fluid Pressure Sensor in Sensors
    I am assuming you meant liquid, since there are plenty of gas pressure sensors available for arduino (cheap SMD altimeters). Search digikey for...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Onyx X build thread in Mech Warfare
    Want to try shaving this yak next?
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UGA makes engineers. We've even got our own college now.
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Please pardon the pedantry... and the profanity... and the convoluted speech pattern...
"You have failed me, Brain!"
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