Rich Maynard
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ben commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"wow nice design :) how long did it take u to make ? "
Jan 31, 2013
Rich Maynard commented on Jean-Louis Naudin's blog post APMRover 2, a fun UGV project for full autonomous recon missions...
"@Chris Hi Chris, Technically you only need four channels from your R/C receiver to control the a rover with an APM. Two sticks (or variable controls) and two switches (or discrete controls) one switch is a two position switch used to perform…"
Oct 13, 2012
Kabir commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"COOL!!!!! Please keep us updated"
Oct 8, 2012
Adam Scriven commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"Very cool idea! If the animals get acclimated  perhaps adding something like a water gun or decomposable air-soft projectile? @Brian: I hesitate to say, but are you going to name your FidoRover K-9?"
Oct 5, 2012
John Githens commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"Nifty project. I see lots of planting beds in your photo. That usually means some weeding to do, over and over. I have wondered for some time about building a rover that follows me around (at a respectful distance...) while pulling a greens…"
Oct 3, 2012
Rich Maynard commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"@Alex, Most of the animals that i need to get out to the garden are pretty skidish. They run off at the slightest sign of something moving that they don't understand. Crows fly over, they run. The neighbors dog barks, they run. My other…"
Oct 3, 2012

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u4eake commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"Very interesting !!!  Please keep us informed and tell us more !  Marvellous idea/project !"
Oct 3, 2012
Maxime Carrier commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"That will not be easy to make sensors water proof but unfortunately there are not enough good sensor for rover navigation."
Oct 2, 2012
John Hestness commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"Nice Project. As much as I like my flying machines, I think that rover code is very different than aircraft code.  I have had mixed results with the ardurover code and I think that starting over might be a good idea. Does box T refer to the…"
Oct 2, 2012
Rich Maynard added a discussion to the group ArduRover User Group
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Box-T Build Log

Introducing Box-TCheck out my blog for the actual intro.I still have a long way to go on the code, but I'll post it once I get it done.-RichSee More
Oct 2, 2012
Chris LaFlash commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"What are you using for motors and gearboxes?"
Oct 2, 2012

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Brian commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"Perhaps it could bounce the front end up and down and play lowrider over a speaker (loud). I like this. Please keep posting updates."
Oct 2, 2012
Alex Arevalo commented on Rich Maynard's blog post Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)
"Does it do anything to "shoo" them away? Is it possible would get used to his presence and eat your veggies anyway?"
Oct 2, 2012
Rich Maynard posted a blog post

Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)

Name: Box-TFunction: Patrol RobotI put Box-T together to keep an eye on my garden. We’ve got a variety of creatures that like the vegetables as much as we do, so when a creature comes into the garden, it’s Box-T’s job to chase them out.He's not pretty, but I can disassemble and reassemble him in minutes, and I have a lot of options for…See More
Oct 2, 2012
Rich Maynard commented on Thomas J Coyle III's group ArduRover User Group
"@TCIII Hi Thomas, This may be something we move to the discussion forum but I wanted to know what you considered a Build Log? Generally I've been going with Chris's guidelines of; forums are for question and blogs are for announcements. I…"
Oct 2, 2012
Rich Maynard commented on Thomas J Coyle III's group ArduRover User Group
"Well if you looking to interface a WII Nunchuck check out http://arduino.cc/playground/Main/WiiChuckClass -Rich "
Sep 18, 2012

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About Me:
Electrical Engineer, Sr. member of the IEEE. Vice Chair of the NH IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
Licensed Ham Radio Operator KB1WHS
Please tell us a bit about your UAS interest
Interested in ground vehicles and way-point navigation as it applies to robot systems.
Hometown:
Londonderry

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Project: Introducing Box-T (ArduRover)

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 11:00am 11 Comments

Name: Box-T

Function: Patrol Robot

I put Box-T together to keep an eye on my garden. We’ve got a variety of creatures that like the vegetables as much as we do, so when a creature comes into the garden, it’s Box-T’s job to chase them out.

He's not pretty, but I can disassemble and…

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