Hackspace News: Coming back from COVID
Sept. 29, 2021, 8:23 p.m.
Photo by Adam Nieścioruk on Unsplash The Impact: From the initial outbreak in early 2020, the Hackspace has seen a steady decline in member activity, with our doors remaining closed for 13 months due to inactivity from August 2020. As a “community-operated” workspace whose ethos …
PiWars 2019: Optical Flow
Oct. 17, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
This week we considered motion feedback options. We're looking at Optical Flow first because we have a module available. We know we need to built a full SPI interface for the RPi so we can process rotation as well as movement. Also, further 3D printing …
PiWars 2019: Disappointment
Oct. 1, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Sadly we only received a reserve place for PiWars 2019. Only a little bit of luck will be needed to compete. We're still pressing ahead with the build and the blogging. This weeks blog is documenting the printing of the first wheel which was designed …
PiWars 2019: The Wheels
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
A Mecanum wheel - from inception to modelling to some 3D printing. Continuing with the theme of openness you will find tonight's work on Thingiverse.
PiWars 2019: The Chassis
Sept. 17, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Blog post 2 brings us to precisely 200% of last year's bloggyness. Today we discussed a few things that were missed last week and we dished out some assignments. Actual work took place today too! We transposed out old Sketchup chassis design to FreeCAD for …