Colony Project Meeting

  • Project Updates
    • Autonomous Recharging
      • Fixed Bugs
      • Token Ring is stable
      • Works with step through
      • Need to incorperate battery monitoring
      • New function for handling homing sensor data
    • Charge Boards
      • Running Buck converter at bad frequency
      • Attempting to change frequency on board
      • Otherwise, new inductors
    • ColoNet
      • Very close to working
      • Build problem?
      • Server side issue
      • Awaiting computer issues to be resolved
    • Encoders
      • Use AN13-15, not port numbers
      • Potentiometers would affect each other
      • Rails tied to both pots
      • Try huge resistor fix
      • Magnetic Encoders on the way
      • Magnets are here, rods are here
    • Hide & Seek
      • Meeting
        • Revised gameplan
      • Start with seek and tag
    • Battery Profiling
      • Measured voltage and current while different part used
      • BOM, motors and rangefinders were most power hungry
    • SLAM
      • Rangefinder GUI
      • Create new repository branch for SLAM GUI
      • Computer side code for handling
      • Looking at papers
    • Misc
      • delay_ms is bad
      • not consistently accurate
    • RBOM
      • New Schematics
  • SURG
    • Chris and Brad will put draft on google docs and invite people