Monthly Archives: November 2014

Designing a movable snowplow

The original purpose of YardBot, beyond career education, was to have something that will either plow the driveway for me or allow me to do it with a simple remote control. With much of the robot chassis in a stable

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Open loop DC motor control with a PS3 controller

The next stage of my robot project is to make software talk to hardware. Previously I mentioned how I translate PS3 controller data into something useful for a robot. Before getting into complex real-world control, I wanted to check that

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