Status Updates: 9/25/09

Week of 9/18/09 - 9/25/09

  • Introductory Lab Updates
    • Feedback - New Members
      • Lab0 - Dance Competition Feedback
        • Good documentation
        • Straightforward, easy (it just worked!)
        • More focus on components use (buttons, potentiometer)
        • It would have been nice to have a weekend to work on it
        • Good introduction
      • Lab1 - Target Practice
        • Not as straightforward
        • Prohibitive hardware failures
        • Current progress:
          • Mostly just BOM work now
    • Coming Up
      • Lab2 - Hunter-Prey - Brad, Chris
        • Introduce wireless
        • Use almost all components/capabilities you have learned about so far
        • Lab write-up coming soon
      • NOTE: Demo and release dates have been updated
  • Rangefinder Diagnostic Testing - Dan, Megan
    • Consistency Check
    • Accuracy of Look-up Table
    • Incorporation of Testing Suite into Diagnostic Station
    • Check model numbers of rangefinders on robots
    • Ask Dan Shope if you're interested and want to know more
  • BOM Diagnostic Testing - Evan, Megan
    • Working BOM 1.0s
    • BOM 1.5 Switching Speed
      • Scope data/findings will be added to the Wiki
  • Encoder Error Codes: -1, 1025 - Rich, Jimmy
    • Add Encoder Spacer
    • Be sure to test your encoders if something is not working
  • Robot Intro Page - Emily
    • Check here if you have any questions about robot components, how to use them
  • XBee Unit Tests - David
  • Part Order List - Jimmy
    • Encoders - Austin