Posts Categorized: Construction

Frame building

The last few days have been spent cutting and notching all the tubular steel we are using for the main frame of the robot.   There is a lot of tubing sections to prepare ready for welding.  Most of our first day was spent clearing space in the workshop for the new band saw and… Read more »

More electronics news

Our second board (the board that runs the speed controllers) is back from the board house as is the power regulation boards Ed designed.  Our first speed controller housing is also finished, and we are knocking up some removable links so we can do a test run of all our electronics together a some point… Read more »

The second board

The design for our second board which allows us to control our motors (amongst other things) is now done and with the board house, so we should have the new boards for Christmas.


We are designing a number of custom boards to run our robot, the first of which the interface to our radio modules was finished last week and sent to the board house for manufacturing.  Today that first set boards arrived in the post, so we now have a number of surface mount and through hole… Read more »