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Building The Darn Thing Part 6 of n

Building The Darn Thing Part 5 of n Maker Faire San Mateo is quickly approaching, and with it the first event of the 2013 Power Racing Series. Which means that ChipiKart is going to have to be much more than a gravity-powered death trap, and fast. With this deadline in mind, Ive been plowing ahead, and am pleased to present this thing. Its most of a ChipiKart. With some changes. The original steering wheel was made of 3/8 thick acrylic, which is brittle enough as is, and really didnt last…

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Playing With Motors Sensors!

  I mentioned before that I had gotten a sensor board from Charles. I had one board, which I intend to mount on TinyBike. However, I also want to put them on chipikart, which has two motors. Clearly, more sensors are needed, so I ordered some boards from my favorite purple board fab. And two weeks later, they arrived! Solder party time! A short time later, sensors! My three boards next to the MIT original┬«. Now to print some mounts and then Wait a minute. I dont have motors yet.

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