Dan Shope's activity

From 10/09/2011 to 11/07/2011

11/07/2011

04:48 pm Colony Scout Task #1907 (Assigned): Check speaker magnet interference with IMU/Compass
Will placing a small speaker near the compass (less than 1" away) cause interference due to the magnetic fields?
I...
Dan Shope
03:07 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision 1eab712a: Added speaker to front chassis. Modeled Microkopter quadrotor and foam guard a...
Dan Shope
03:07 pm Colony Scout Revision 1eab712a (colonymech): Added speaker to front chassis. Modeled Microkopter quadrotor and...
Dan Shope

11/05/2011

11:56 am Colony Scout Enhancement #1808: Video for Scout Intro
Another option (not the same thing, but also cool as a presentation) is to make a Prezi www.prezi.com. Dan Shope
11:54 am Colony Scout Bug #1533 (Assigned): Resize drill holes for USB Mini B
Yes, the part(s) that did not fit were the solder lugs intended for a physical only connection to the PCB. I had to u... Dan Shope
11:52 am Colony Scout Bug #1585: Fix DS2786 Footprint
Ok, we will have to examine the ScoutFly boards and compare against the physical part. I know that when I tried solde... Dan Shope

10/23/2011

12:47 am Colony Scout MECH Revision f88e5dea: Updated EZ4 Sonar model with correct dimensions. Updated sonar mounting block ...
Dan Shope
12:47 am Colony Scout Revision f88e5dea (colonymech): Updated EZ4 Sonar model with correct dimensions. Updated sonar mo...
Dan Shope

10/22/2011

03:59 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision fd69f43f: Updated 3D print files.
Dan Shope
03:59 pm Colony Scout Revision fd69f43f (colonymech): Updated 3D print files.
Dan Shope
03:50 pm Colony Scout Revision 247821b9 (colonymech): Added locating features with mounting bosses to front chassis for...
Dan Shope
03:50 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision 247821b9: Added locating features with mounting bosses to front chassis for accessories.
Dan Shope
03:15 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision ba5424d7: Added locking feature to front sidewalls for tigher assembled fit. Cleaned up ...
Dan Shope
03:15 pm Colony Scout Revision ba5424d7 (colonymech): Added locking feature to front sidewalls for tigher assembled fit...
Dan Shope

10/20/2011

08:48 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision b19958dc: Added hood latch. Updated rear cover.
Dan Shope
08:48 pm Colony Scout Revision b19958dc (colonymech): Added hood latch. Updated rear cover.
Dan Shope

10/19/2011

02:03 pm Colony Scout Revision 781890a0 (colonymech): Updated website structure, navigation, and graphics.
Dan Shope
02:03 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision 781890a0: Updated website structure, navigation, and graphics.
Dan Shope

10/17/2011

09:43 pm Colony Scout Task #1789 (Fixed): Test Cliff Sensors
Completed. (3) Cliff sensors will remain integrated into the mechanicals - sensor population is optional based on cos... Dan Shope

10/15/2011

07:12 pm Colony Scout Bug #1807: Website Work Log
Add pricing page (placeholder) Dan Shope
12:40 pm Colony Scout Task #1789: Test Cliff Sensors
Cliff sensors have been mounted in new chassis, facing down vertically. We will need to test on this chassis to see h... Dan Shope
12:39 pm Colony Scout Task #1798: Mechanical Work Log
-* tighten geometry around pivot nut-
-* extend boss for IR emitters-
-* make all motor wiring holes match-
-* smalle...
Dan Shope
12:37 pm Colony Scout Revision bc5f1122 (colonymech): Added mounting bosses for rear cliff sensors
Dan Shope
12:37 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision bc5f1122: Added mounting bosses for rear cliff sensors
Dan Shope
12:25 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision 8153d9cc: Completed mechanical backlog on new rear chassis. Added renders from latest de...
Dan Shope
12:25 pm Colony Scout Revision 8153d9cc (colonymech): Completed mechanical backlog on new rear chassis. Added renders f...
Dan Shope

10/14/2011

12:02 am Colony Scout MECH Revision a01d59ea: Organized wagon renders. Added 18x24in SCOUT REV5 poster.
Dan Shope
12:02 am Colony Scout Revision a01d59ea (colonymech): Organized wagon renders. Added 18x24in SCOUT REV5 poster.
Dan Shope

10/12/2011

10:16 am Colony Scout Enhancement #1808 (Assigned): Video for Scout Intro
ala Google's awesome sketchy intro videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QRO3gKj3qw&feature=results_main&playnext=1...
Dan Shope
10:09 am Colony Scout Bug #1807 (Assigned): Website Work Log
-Add pictures to the sensors & comm page on www.colonyscout.com-
-Default mode for sensors should be expanded, not...
Dan Shope

10/11/2011

12:05 pm Colony Scout Bug #1806 (Wontfix): Gumstix Memory Change
FYI, new Gumstix boards have changed hardware
http://www.gumstix.org/hardware-design/product-changes-known-issues-a-...
Dan Shope
11:24 am Colony Scout Revision 126146b7 (colonymech): Added WebsiteSlider graphics and custom google apps logo.
Dan Shope
11:24 am Colony Scout MECH Revision 126146b7: Added WebsiteSlider graphics and custom google apps logo.
Dan Shope
02:15 am Colony Scout Task #1805 (Fixed): Cheaper Gumstix, Check Compatiblity
See if this is a drop-in replacement for our current (Overo Earth) Gumstix. We could save $35/board.
https://www.gum...
Dan Shope

10/10/2011

04:02 pm Colony Scout Enhancement #1799 (Fixed): Setup support@colonyscout.com
We have a Google Apps domain setup for ColonyScout - this has our docs, mail, etc.
Support@ has been added to this...
Dan Shope
02:52 pm Colony Scout Enhancement #1530: Create roboclub demo
Bumped for Oct 23 Pittsburgh Maker Faire Dan Shope
02:05 pm Colony Scout Revision 5a69879a (colonymech): Updated BOM sketch block for 5mm diameter hardware. Added signpos...
Dan Shope
02:05 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision 5a69879a: Updated BOM sketch block for 5mm diameter hardware. Added signpost with wrapar...
Dan Shope
01:45 pm Colony Scout Revision 36d4e296 (colonymech): Updated website with shopping cart and pricing page. Updated CAD ...
Dan Shope
01:45 pm Colony Scout MECH Revision 36d4e296: Updated website with shopping cart and pricing page. Updated CAD model & testi...
Dan Shope
12:00 pm Colony Scout Task #1801 (Fixed): Call Freeman Supply about Color Mixing
Called Tech Support this morning - No degradation of performance or shelf life (as long as using Freeman or Huntsman ... Dan Shope
01:17 am Colony Scout Revision 7ba378cb (colonymech): Added cliff sensor mounts.
Dan Shope
01:17 am Colony Scout MECH Revision 7ba378cb: Added cliff sensor mounts.
Dan Shope

10/09/2011

03:07 pm Colony Scout Task #1791 (Fixed): Fastener Purchasing
Reimbursement received. Dan Shope
03:05 pm Colony Scout Task #1801 (Fixed): Call Freeman Supply about Color Mixing
Find out if it is safe (no degradation of shelf life/performance) to store Urethanes with premixed (liquid) colors. W... Dan Shope
03:01 pm Colony Scout Task #1800 (Assigned): Research PCB Assemby Costing
Max B has worked with EPD (http://www.epdelectronics.com/gallery.html) outside of Pittsburgh - slow turn, high volume. Dan Shope
03:01 pm Colony Scout Enhancement #1799 (Fixed): Setup support@colonyscout.com
For email based support - forward to colony.scout@gmail.com - this ties into our Assistly customer support help desk. Dan Shope
05:31 am Colony Scout MECH Revision 056305bf: Updated hood details (aesthetic button cutout, latching mechanism). Added fill...
Dan Shope
05:31 am Colony Scout Revision 056305bf (colonymech): Updated hood details (aesthetic button cutout, latching mechanism...
Dan Shope
04:54 am Colony Scout Task #1789: Test Cliff Sensors
Also, it makes sense that it works poorly at the angled orientation - the surface roughness has to be > wavelength in... Dan Shope
04:51 am Colony Scout Task #1789: Test Cliff Sensors
Great work!
We should still look at the signal (scope or log via microcontroller) lines to see what the transient ...
Dan Shope
03:57 am Colony Scout Task #1798 (Assigned): Mechanical Work Log
* Create undercut latch for hood (center, recess on front lip)
* Increase height of hood scoop (aesthetic)
* Model ...
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