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Race Day Vehicle Ready for Duty

March 21, 2010 1 comment

Our race day vehicle is finally ready for some action.  Here are some pics:

After two weeks of battling the speed control, the Traxxas Slash is ready.  It has 4 stationary IR range finders, one scanning IR range finder, a compass, a GPS, and a wheel encoder.

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Prototype 2 up and running!

March 6, 2010 2 comments

I just finished the initial software and hardware for Prototype Number 2.  It is based on an RC Tahoe from New Bright.  This prototype contains all of the sensors we will be using in the contest and could be used as a backup is needed (albeit much slower and a much rougher ride).