3D printed motor mounts with PrimaSelect PETG
3d-print robot lawnmower

Motor Mounts

The other day I 3d printed some tests to calibrate the PrimaSelect PETG filament. One of the tests included the motor mounts for the Robot and they actually came out great. Yes maybe not 100% in beauty, but they are unbreakable (I even hit them with hammer with some minor scratches as a result). So I […]

Solar panel Schematic
Solar panel

DIY Solar Panel (part 2)

So in this part I am going to talk about what hardware I needed to make my own custom solar panel for the Valify Lawnmower. A solar panel contains several parts in order to function properly and have a long life time. Some of this materials need to be chosen with care. Most parts need […]

Rviz visualization Valify lawnmower
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ROS and RVIZ visualization

As I told you before I have never worked with Robot Operating System (ROS) before. ROS is an open-source, meta-operating system for your robot. It provides the services you would expect from an operating system, including hardware abstraction, low-level device control, implementation of commonly-used functionality, message-passing between processes, and package management. It also provides tools and libraries for […]

SparkFun 9DoF Razor IMU M
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SparkFun 9DoF Razor IMU M0

Robot Operating System (ROS) makes integration of sensors such as the SparkFun 9DoF Razor IMU M0 straightforward. About the SparkFun 9DoF Razor IMU M0 The SparkFun 9DoF Razor IMU M0 combines a SAMD21 microprocessor with an MPU-9250 9DoF (9 Degrees of Freedom) sensor to create a tiny, reprogrammable, multipurpose IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit). It can be programmed […]