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by bitternboy
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)
Replies: 11
Views: 3201

Re: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)

Ok, the robot in question is having fresh receiver issues so can't get a video of it running but will see what it's like with a new one.
@Rory and Pete, making loads of sense I'll give all of that advice a go :)
by bitternboy
Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)
Replies: 11
Views: 3201

Re: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)

I'll put a photo up when I get back. On a side note, I do get a sense of deja vu as the worst case 've ever had of this was on a 4 wheel pushbot called Robot of the Opera back in 2010. I started a thread about it and proceeded to rant and despair about it in my angsty 15 year old way. --> http://rob...
by bitternboy
Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)
Replies: 11
Views: 3201

Re: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)

They can solve it in one direction but just make it worse in the other direction
by bitternboy
Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)
Replies: 11
Views: 3201

Motor Bias (or whatever it's called)

Hey, throughout my time making robots I've been plagued by a problem where drive is biased to one side when driving forward and to the other when reversing. Only recently did I find out this was caused by mismatched motors when Rory kindly explained it to me. A quick google only provided fixes invol...
by bitternboy
Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014
Replies: 230
Views: 49931

Re: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014

Remote-Controlled Dave wrote:Anyone who is getting the train, the venue is a short taxi ride (or medium sized walk as we did it last year) from the station. If people are getting in around the same time as us (about 8am), we'd be happy to share taxi.
Might take you up on that :)
by bitternboy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014
Replies: 230
Views: 49931

Re: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014

Ok, cheers :)
by bitternboy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014
Replies: 230
Views: 49931

Re: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014

I don't suppose I could get a rough estimate of the schedule so I can book the trains :-?
by bitternboy
Fri Oct 17, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014
Replies: 230
Views: 49931

Re: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014

I'll sign up at the weekend when my robots are done.
Dave, I'm intrigued by the extra bot :P
by bitternboy
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014
Replies: 230
Views: 49931

Re: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014

YAY!!! DAVE!!! :D
Also, let me know if there's anyway I can help out.
Keeping an eye on what's required to run something like this.
by bitternboy
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014
Replies: 230
Views: 49931

Re: AWS 45 - Coventry - 1st November 2014

I'll be at this one with 2 hopefully competitive ants but nothing spectacular. After missing AWS 44 and having to put my robots to one side for a while, I'm just going to enjoy being at a robot event again and have plenty of time to poke around :)