Colony

Day Time Location Meeting Type
Thursday 4:30-5:30pm NSH 1109 Status Meeting

For other meeting times. See roboclub calendar.

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Cookie Schedule

Date Person
09-27 Tom
10-04 Matt
10-11 Misty
10-18 Alex
10-25 Priya
11-01 Ben
11-08 Jeff
11-15 Patricia
11-22 Thanksgiving!
11-29 Haley
12-06 Charles
01-17 Rachael
01-24 Kevin
01-31 Payton
02-07 Huijun
02-14 Anson
02-21 Julian
02-28 Tom
03-21 Haley
03-28 Misty
04-04 Alex
04-11 Priya
04-18 Carnival!
04-25 Rachael
05-02 Kevin

Abe, Lalitha, James go first this year, according to last year's schedule. Oops.

Battery Status

Battery Number Type Status
11 Ni-mh Rechargeable Good
? Alkaline NOT rechargeable Good (AA Bin is in back of club, next to wire spools, in blue bins)
1001 Ni-mh Rechargeable Meh - works for about 5 minutes on motors

Robot Status

Robot Number Motors BOM Charge Board Charge Contacts Homing Beacon Rangefdr Encodr XBee LF Notes
Bot 0 Yes 1.5 No Yes Yes Yes No No Effectively destroyed. Need to replace Dragonfly.
Bot 1 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bot 2 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes Yes No Photodectection sensor. Battery shorts when fuse is touched. 1/20/2011 - Squeaky right wheel
Bot 3 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes button2 doesn't work consistently
Bot 4 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes Yes No wireless doesn't work (XBee is NOT the problem), IR5: brand new, but returns 230 for all ranges
Bot 5 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Tested 1/20/2011
Bot 6 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Tested 01/27/11. Appears to pass all unit test (LCD and line detector not tested).
Bot 7 Yes 1.0 No No No No Yes Yes Yes All tests run on Jan 27, 2011 except: analog,lcd,testir. Missing Main battery connector. Button 1 sometimes gets "stuck." Symptom: Even if button is not pressed bot enters program mode. IR3 reads valid value when nothing is in front of it. End Jan 27, 2011 entry.
Bot 8 No No No No No Yes No No Decommissioned: Something is wrong with H-Bridge. No Xbee. No Fuse
Bot 9 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes Yes No No BOM doesn't turn on, readings don't make sense, detector 6 is broken
Bot 10 Yes 1.0 No No No Yes missing right No No BOM malfunctions (when swapped with another BOM, Bot 10 works => BOM is problem not Bot 10). No wireless.
Bot 11 Yes 1.5 No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Had problems running circle.c for formation control; Potentiometer asserts button 1 when it's maxed out.
Bot 12 Yes 1.5 No No No Yes Yes Yes No Power issues? IR2, IR4, IR5 output voltages should be 0->3.3VDC, instead read 2.5->4.8VDC (IR1&IR3 normal)
Bot 13 Yes 1.5 No No No Yes Yes Yes No EEPROM needs reset, wrong address. BOMs do not seem to emit at all. Power jack needs to be resoldered.
Bot 14 Yes 1.5 No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Right encoder unreliable
Bot 15 Yes 1.5 fixed No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes The XBee is broken. No wireless works (both old and new libraries fail).
Bot 16 Yes 1.5 No No No Yes Yes No No BOM is not as sensitive as it should be (returns -1 a lot), BOM emitters are not as strong as they should be
Bot 17 No No No No No No No No Not in use
Bot 18 No No No No No No No No Being used to test charge boards
Bot 19 No No No No No No No No Used for its XBee along with the joystick to control other robots.
Bot 20 No No No No No No No No Not in use -- seems to have some usb issues
Bot 21 No No No No No No No No diagnostic station board
Bot 22 No No No No No No No No Object recognition test board

AS OF: March 29, 2010 for Rangefinders and BOMs
AS OF: September 28, 2009

XBee Dongle Status

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