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Member Since: October 23, 2013

Country: United States

  • You may replace Rob. But you will never replace the beard.

  • https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11601

  • I have a question concerning the xbee and uploading code via the xbee. I have been able to to do with the Arduino Pro 328 - 5V/16MHz. I tried to do the same set up but it doesn’t to work when I try it on this. Any hints?

  • Luigi finishing the remote upload to take Donkey Kong out first place. “Bingo! Oh ho ho ho!”

  • Pete I have used the Psoc family at an internship I had. It is a love hate relationship I have for it. But for this project I would suggest dropping down a PWM module with two out puts. Then change the duty cycle such that you know you wouldn’t have them both turned on at the same time for a fraction of a second. With the PWM modules you can make it so it has the kill and enable. Connect them to a control reg. This would allow you to start the PWMs at the same time. I think this would also introduce better tune-ability to the circuit. Right now I have some code for the FreeSoc that can control a H-bridge and some servos that uses the PWM blocks. I need to clean it up and document it so I can share it. I really enjoyed the video. Good use of the FreeSoc. I might try this circuit using the Free soc like I said and post results.

  • That removed all worry I had about the future of the company. I mean if the new CEO said no more dogs. I know the shareholder would be like about that…. I mean what would New Product Fridays be with out the occasional fury four legged friend.

  • I would nominate Pete but after meeting him at Small Sat last year I think I know how he would respond. Besides he would have even a bigger conflict of CEO VS Engineer than Nate. I hope you find one that keeps your values. One last question are you still going to be a majority holder?

  • I took some time and created a simple to use motor driver project. It works great. Feel free to take it and use it. I plan on adding to it in the future to create a PSOC 5 motor driver board! Complete with in encoder feed back! Have Fun all you awesome PSOCers https://github.com/JordenLuke/Motor_Driver_Test

  • Just a FYI to all of those who may just buy the chassis. I bought just the chassis because I bought the Make:It Robotics Greer motors form a Radio Shack that closed. I found out upon receiving my chassis that they aren’t 100% compatible. The Radio Shack motors do not have the extended shaft for the encoders. The front motor mount would have to be be modified to fit the Radio Shack motor. I thought I would put this is information out there for other people who might have this same idea.

  • Can’t wait to get my Free soc!