Month

August 2018
29
Aug

Day 177 – Custom USB Board

One of our other major issues in Canada were the USB ports. Due to the small size of our robot, we needed to have right angle USB port extensions. These would plug into the robot and allow us to plug in the USB2AX device and cameras. The USB thing we had used. So we needed...
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28
Aug

Day 176 – Servo Servicing

A lot of things went wrong in Canada, sure.But perhaps the worse of our issues were the servos. The other day, we were planning on running a short demo during the regional RoboCup competition. We all got to school on Saturday and began putting it back together again. However, we didn’t have four functioning Dynamixel...
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03
Aug

Day 175 – RoboCup Canada, Day 8: Hip Hip Hooray!

The competition was over. Well, truthfully, we were a bit bummed out about it. We knew we had a good robot and if it had worked properly, we think would have done really well. We had not made the finals, and the disappointment was evident in the team. We had a well deserved late morning,...
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