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VESC_packet.cpp fix vesc fw3.3
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ROS Driver VESC 3.33 Firmware Fix

In order to be able to use encoders on the HW pins on the VESC (avoid modification of the VESC hall sensor filter) one need to upgrade the Firmware to a later version with the option //#define AS5047_USE_HW_SPI_PINS 1 in the conf_general.h file. by uncommenting that line the VESC will use HW ports to communicate with the encoder. If […]

3D Printing wheel arches
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3D Printing Wheel Arches

This week my printer have been busy 3D printing wheel arches for the robot. The rear wheel arches “top covers” are divided into two parts for each side. I started of by printing the smaller rear part which was a 15 hours print. All parts where printed with a 0.6mm nozzle and the layers came out […]

3D printed lawnmower assembly
robot lawnmower

Saturday’s Night Fun

Tonight I 3D Printed mounting brackets for the front wheels. I have acquired some cheap and simple testing wheels which will be used before I spend time and effort designing my own with proper bearings. My final wheels will also be more ball-like, so they want stuck as easy in terrain. Before doing the design I also […]

3D printer filament stock
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My Filament Stock

There are a lot of different filament out there. The characteristics varies between different types/brands. It can be difficult to find the right filament that suits you and your projects needs. I always like to try different filament to test and see their characteristics. I buy almost my filament exclusively from 3DPrima because of its ease of access. So my line-up contains PrimaValue […]