"Austin and I are pursuing a similar course.
We already have our EV1 unit constructed - APM 1.4 on Traxxas 2WD Slash.
Our EV2 unit is based on Mecanum wheels - and is on backorder from the RobotShop.
Our EV3 unit was to be a Tamiya tank - but after a…"
"The ArduRover picture at the top of this page shows a base plate made of what appears to be some sort of metal. I made mine out of plastic - and got to wondering about the advantages/disadvantages of plastic vs. metal.
There was another forum…"
"Another noobie question:
I got my new uBlox GPS (my first GPS), and it has a black plastic shield that fits over the antenna that is loose (it just falls off). I was looking to see if it screws on, or attaches in some way - and don't see that it…"
"I'll definitely track your progress - and am likely to kick in when you've got a little more detail up!
Been following the whole, capacaitive and inductive wireless power stories with interest for some time, but don't know anyone using them yet. …"
"Anyone have a graceful solution for recharging a battery while still in a RC system?
I realize that probably means giving up on LiPo's - but being a ground based vehicle that doesn't need to go fast, I'm not married to that battery type, and can go…"
"Noob needs some assistance.
New to RC's, not new to Arduino (or programming).
Picked up a new APM with UBlox GPS and XBee telemetry kit, a Traxxas Slash 2.4 GHz RC car - and a handful of Maxsonars. Now trying to put together my first ArduRover.…"