3D Printing

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As a Hackspace without a space (although since beginning the PiWars project we have located a space and will hopefully be moving in at the start of March), our options for building the chassis are more limited than many of the other groups. We are …

Parts and experiments

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The days to PiWars keep on reducing and decisions must be made. Which motors to select, heavy fast, heavy powerful, or the smaller lighter less powerful motors… Well, testing has suggested that we can use the heavy fast motors, we are using six of them …

PiWars Planning

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Choices, Choices! How to design a robot when starting from a blank page? Do we have tracks or wheels? Do we have 2 wheels, 4 wheels, or 6? How fast are we aiming to go? What motors are suitable? What wheels should we use? How …

The Journey to PiWars 2017

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PiWars The competition that every self-respecting Raspberry Pi robotics enthusiast wants to attend. The objective - Build a robot, controlled by a Raspberry Pi, that must complete several challenges. Some of these the robot will be under the direct control of a human, but for …