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    Well, that capacitor will work great as a pull-down for a short while :-)

    I recommend the Saleae kit. Even their cheapest one is better than running blind. Rolling your own is fun and all, but the Saleae software is very nice. Not super feature-ful, but highly polished.

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    Re: Numa V2 - Quad Mech

    Quote Originally Posted by Brooks View Post
    Connectors are how Murphy emerges from his evil lair. Consider cutting the connector off the servo wire and soldering all three wires to the board...
    The wires going to the board are all non-moving. The runtime of the robot is measured in tens of hours at most, and so I won't be worrying about these wires. The ones between the servos on the leg on the other hand will at least be fully replaced with new ones.

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    Re: Numa V2 - Quad Mech

    Still working on this! Slowly. Satisfying things I've accomplished sporadically:

    - Desoldered the ARM chip off my Hydrabus and procured replacement (from china, hopefully not fake); haven't soldered new on on yet.
    - Got fancy hot air reflow tip for hitting the pins of the chip exactly.
    - Generally finished porting all the logic... Now I need an actual robot.
    - Got plotting script working so I can plot the positions that my IK is generating for servos (a few things need fixing)
    - Used the mnfy python3 module to make a script to minify the modules that I upload to the HydraBus board. I think I was over the storage size available thanks in part to copious comments.

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    Celebrating progress is what it's all about -- nothing's ever "finished" anyway :-)

    thanks in part to copious comments
    Can you upload compiled pyc/pyo files? If so, python -O will strip the comments.

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    Re: Numa V2 - Quad Mech

    That is a good point, heh. Not 100% sure I'll use the minification always, either, as you can live-debug with the python interpreter running on the board. I may need that for debugging frequently :|

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