Category Archives: Our robots
The continuing story of Kat’s build finished today. The chassis has now been bolted together
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
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.
Here’s the CAD for the base plate
Here’s a quick picture.
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
As part of the process of building a new robot I usually design it on the computer first. This helps me to get everything in the right place and usually saves me a lot of time when it comes to … Continue reading
A quick update in time for AWS34 in Reading in a couple of days.
Pinky was born so that my daughter could drive her own robot. It’ll be similar to Kitty, but with a flipper if weight allows. here’s the price list.