Upgrades galore in this latest post! Raspberry Pi 5, Pimoroni Yukon, and a banging sound system?!
NE-Five meets the legends that are Sir David Jason and Jay Blades MBE on The Touring Toolshed!
An update on the design of NE-Five Mk4
One common questions I get asked about NE-Five is “is it open source” and I always give the answer “mostly…”, there’s a reason for that. The code has been available for a long while, along with a basic simulation that you can run in Gazebo, but the CAD model has never been shared. That’s becuase […]
I’ve been using Red Robotics excellent RedBoard for years now, and while upgrading NE-Five to use a Raspberry Pi 5 I discovered breaking changes which means the available libraries wont work. Basically, the way that GPIO works on the Raspberry Pi 5 is different as it uses its shiny new RP1 chip to wrangle its […]
I’ve been accepted to compete in PiWars 2020! I mean, 2024! As we all know, the theme of Disaster Zone for PiWars 2020 was more than a little prophetic as it was cancelled due to a global pandemic, happily though we’re getting another shot at taking on those zombies as they’re running the Disaster Zone […]
I’ve been working on a remote control for my cargobot, more on those little teasers soon, and I’ve been having an annoying problem with something that should’ve been simple. The Problem? Switching it on. The controller is running on a Sparkfun ESP32 Thing Plus which has an ESP32-S2 at it’s core. It has an EN […]
So, for those who follow me on Twitter will know I’ve been accepted to PiWars 2022! The theme for this year is agritech, something I have a bit of experience with from my time at my old company. Here is a list of challenges, there’s three arena challenges plus a freeform obstacle course of our […]
Coming soon, a long awaited video showing full control of the arms! For early access, sign up to my Patreon at the £5 level and above and class for the support! https://ift.tt/37HvAve
A quick demo of the new wrist mechanism for my #piwars robot #MacFeeglePrime! https://ift.tt/37HvAve