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    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    I really wonder who at Intel thought the Edison would ever do well. The low-power mobile/android/linux with wireless connectivity market has been...
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    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    Of course, the RPi3 does not have USB3 and only 1GB of RAM, which might cause trouble with the Realsense cameras. Assuming they do not get...
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    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    Doubt it means much of anything other than Intel finally realizing they got into the mobile/embedded/IoT world too late and too half-assed. If they...
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    1 Week Ago
    Which I'm in for a Deluxe (PEI heated bed and OLED screen) with filament detector and single extruder. Gonna make me some gearboxes, LED PCB holders,...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    I'm just going to stick with the BuildOne Deluxe and some HobbyKing ABS. I've got an old RPi-B that is not doing anything, so it will go in the...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    Oh, how I want a MarkForged printer, but that BuildOne Deluxe is something I can actually afford right now. Hopefully it will go as well as the...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    So the waffle apparently can carry quite a bit of weight, but it slows it down significantly and negatively affects odometry because of wheel...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    Crap. Forgot that the Kobuki was a bit like the Create in that it dropped all the vacuum hardware for extra payload, battery, and dc-dc power...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread News/Announcement The Robotis TurtleBot3 in Rovers
    The kobuki (Turtlebot 2/2i/etc.) already has a rather large userbase and is a fully functional robot vacuum on its own. That also means it has a lot...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    PCI Express headers in 1X and 4X sizes can be <$0.80 in singles. You could easily fit 8 card-edge breakout PCBs with numerous mounting holes on a...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    How is that much different from using those big, expensive connectors you were already looking at? Either way, you have to hard-mount the connectors...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    Are the drone kids using CAN-proper, or just CAN transceivers? I have both CAN-proper and two UARTs with CAN transceivers laid out on my Teensy-3.2...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    Quadnought is a stack of 50x100 PCBs for PRS and/or large rovers (~80V up to ~50A). Current design moved toward PCI-e 4X connectors instead of crap...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    There are a number of card-edge to ribbon cable connectors, but not sure any of them are for PCI-e. Just search digikey for card-edge connectors that...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    As for connectors, maybe try PCI-Express card-edge connectors? I've been looking at them for future versions of quadnought to make quick changes...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    tician replied to a thread Some love for the Money Pit in Rovers
    I was wondering why you were making so much more work for yourself by using only a single camera. One of the many projects I've still not gotten...
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