Ellison Chan's Blog – January 2013 Archive (2)

DJI Phantom - It's Not Vapourware, After All.

So, it's an actual real product and not just pretty pictures.  Nice plastic wrapping around what I suspect is just a standard quad.  I like the props.  They look like normal airplane props.

Here's a couple of videos:…


Added by Ellison Chan on January 13, 2013 at 10:30am — 25 Comments

3D Printing My Own Personal Robot Servant

Well, as you can see, I've started with the arm.  This puppy has reduction gears, driven by a stepper motor.  I'm planning to power the forearm with metal gear servos. Of course with slight modifications to the segment ratios, this is also going to be the legs of my robot.

I need more steppers and drivers, which are on order.  This prototype is a result…


Added by Ellison Chan on January 9, 2013 at 10:00pm — 15 Comments


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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