AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by razerdave » Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:22 pm

I hope the new guys from SAC will come.

Talking of SAC, I found I recorded the video of Nom Nom Nom 'doing a barrel roll' in his fight with Hell Boy, I'll upload it shortly.

I've been doing preps for the AWS and have come across an odd problem with Divinity. Now that the wheels actually touch the floor, I try and drive with the spinner on and the spinner just spins down, and it won't spin up whilst the servos are in motion. I stop, and the disc will work again, same thing happens if I try to drive. I have servo drive robots.

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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by peterwaller » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:56 pm

It sounds like a power problem where the power drawn by the drive servo's is causing the spinner controller to shut down.
If the battery is fully charged maybe the battery is too low a capacity to provide enough power or the regulator providing the power to the servo's and receiver is coming out of regulation causing the 5v supply to fall.

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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by bitternboy » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:56 pm

Now Harry may not be coming does anyone want to make up the other half of a cluster if need be?
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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:27 am

Good to see the Woods are on the ball, signing up twice :P
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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by Andrew_Hibberd » Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:54 am

I will be there, sorry I haven't signed up yet working away atm. I will be there with 3 bots.
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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by faceplant » Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:30 pm

Ive booked the day of work so im definitely there !! Will anyone have fleas there? I built a flea just for the hell of it :roll: .

See you all there !! I cant wait :).

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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by bitternboy » Sun Jul 01, 2012 4:04 pm

I'll have a flea and I expect quite a few other people will a have too, they're all the rage at the moment. Will there be an FWS?
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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by earthwormjim » Sun Jul 01, 2012 4:23 pm

Not sure what happened on the sign-up?
Either I pressed the button twice,or my evil twin has signed up too! And he has copied all my robots!!!!! :o

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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:10 pm

Yes, there will be an FWS. Make sure you sign up fleas too, as well as ants, to make it easier on James and Gary (Mr Waller!). There is a fleaweight option on the sign up page.
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Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Post by James » Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:23 pm

bitternboy wrote:Will there be an FWS?
yeah there will a fleaweights competition :) EDIT: Dave beat me to it

jim, don't know how you managed to do that :-?

I think there are 58 Ants and 10 fleas that have signed up/haven't pulled out/said they are coming but not signed up yet and there's probably several last minute entries still to come...

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