Swarmbots – Initial build and testing

Today, my Swarmbot PCBs arrived! I’ve put one of the robots together to get a feel for where everything would go and what it would look like so its not too pretty but it seems to be functional and I’ve got the robot working autonomously in obstacle avoidance mode using the front IR sensor. Build […]

Skelecs: Part 3 – The build and the failure

I initially started the build a couple of days ago but after realising my inability to drill straight, I decided to invest in a drill press attachment for my hand drill. While its cheap and a touch flimsy, it’s worked up to now and has really helped with alignment of my holes, especially through parallel […]

Skelecs and a custom BLDC controller

Well! I’m now coming towards the end of my work placement at Imagination Technologies (next Thursday to be exact…) and having accumulated a pair of pay-checks, I’ve spent some of my spoils! What on you ask? As ever, Aliexpress. I’ve devised a new project that will combine my useless need for electromechanical transport, along with […]