Monthly Archives: August 2012
So, finally! My concept has worked fully! I can move the robot with python commands, see it’s web-cam transmitted over http and of course I can move the robot forward-backward and rotate both directions… of course with the speed control! … Continue reading
I always didn’t like Lynxmotion power supplies, because you need to unplug the battery to charge it and plug it back after, also they are quite big and 6V, which is not suitable for Raspberry PI. I got iCruiser which … Continue reading
It took me a while to get the fact I2C is disabled by default at new Raspbian distro, but after enabling it it went perfect, unless I released I don’t have any TIN at home… So final construction day is … Continue reading
Well, it’s not a best location, because if robot will rotate, camera will make him stack (it will not be able to move)… but at the moment let’s keep it as it is!
While I’m waiting for PWM extension board to control DC motors and Servo motors of the robot, I’ll assemble the servos and pan/tilt mechanism for webcam. Getting this PWM extension is very huge step, because it will give me the … Continue reading
After getting stack in configuration because of very bad quality hardware I got my Raspberry Streaming Webcam over WiFi at 320×240@10fps. I must say if I watch it from another computer connected to the router using ethernet – it’s real-time, … Continue reading
Well, after a few failed tests with 3 cheap web-cameras, I made it working, but crashing, because of WiFi dongle… well… don’t buy cheap hardware!! So after a while I found this post: http://jeremyblythe.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/battery-powered-wireless-motion.html Author says he used this combination of … Continue reading