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Robot Kat for you to print and make

Please see this PDF for instructions

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Antweights Robots for Geeks

Here’s the slides to a presentation that I made, entitled “Antweight Robots for Geeks“

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Kat build part 2

The continuing story of Kat’s build finished today. The chassis has now been bolted together

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Kat – a new kit robot – build part 1

I started to design a new robot that could be built from a “virtual kit” (parts ordered from the internet This is the Computer Aided Design (CAD) picture

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Dynamite 2011 Version 2

Before completing the build of this version of Dynamite I decided to upgrade to the latest components. This includes 3D printing from Shapeways, new smaller FingerTech tinyESC v2 motor controllers, a new DelTang Rx71 DSM2 Micro Receiver and a redesigned chassis.

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Dynamite 2011 – starting to build

Here’s the CAD for the base plate

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All about batteries

This page attempts to explain batteries: the different types that you will encounter in robotics and some terms associated with them. There are five types of rechargable batteries used in robots. Words in red are explained in the glossary below.

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New team picture

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Pinky is finished

Here’s a quick picture.  

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Dynamite 2011: CAD stage

This is the new Dynamite for 2011. The yellow part is the 1mm polycarbonate chassis, and will be folded over when it’s finally built. The green parts are 4mm polycarbonate. I decided to redesign after Fast Dalek beat Dynamite 9 … Continue reading

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