A day-by-day log of all our progress, achievements and sometimes, our setbacks.
The S.A.R.T. Development Blog
A day by day log of our progress, achievements and sometimes, our setbacks!
Day 189 – S.A.R.T. Team Description Materials for Q1 2019
Authors: Connor Kneebone, Matthew Williams, Jack Williams, Alexander Cavalli, Aaron Maggs, Ryan Ewyk, Riley Cockerill, Michael Cavalli, Charlotte Drury, Graham Stock, Ryan Millard-Cartwright Published: 17th...
Day 188 – SLAM
At the end of 2018 we were gifted a TurtleBot3 Burger by our new sponsor, Tribotix. A TurtleBot is a low cost robot that we...
Day 187 – Next Gen!
Say hello to SFX’s new SART team! This year’s team consists of two year 11’s, Barney Bruckner and Rhien Finlayson, and three year 12’s, Ryan...
Day 186 – Plans for Autonomy and ROS
Hello! I am Barney, I’ll be taking over autonomy for the next two years for S.A.R.T. This post isn’t actually about the progress of autonomy,...
Day 185 – Partner Helps S.A.R.T. Shake off the Shackles of Slow Sites
When we graduated St Francis Xavier College in 2017, we didn’t think we’d be back here writing a blog so soon. The great wheel that...
Day 184 – Stopping Servos
An issue we’ve commonly faced while operating our robot is that the servos will keep spinning if the script crashes or if we exit the...
Day 183 – Autonomy In Motion
Now that we have a rather nice PID controller, it’s time to test it! Enjoy responsibly Using just a PID controller alone, we can implement...
Day 182 – Centering with a PID Controller
On our way to autonomy, one of the things we need to have is the ability for the robot to center itself left and right...
Day 181 – Catching Shiny Hubs
In light of the recent drop test debacle, we’ve decided on a new infill pattern for the wheel hub. The infill that we used for...