SwanRobotics Blog

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New content on the Tools page

I have added a simple board you can build to measure Current and Voltage at the tools pages. You can find it here http://www.swanrobotics.com/USBMeasurements

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Update on the Wireless Arduino Project

I got a remark from Johan because he found out that you have to disconnect the APC220 before uploading the sketch. I have added it to project page.  http://www.swanrobotics.com/Wireless_Arduino

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Update Firefighting robots

SwanRobotics received a mail from Ryland Research Limited. At the fire fighting robot page there is a link to their website. They changed the URL of their website so they asked me to change...

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New project with Arduino

Today I published a small project to measure voltage with an Arduino. This has great use for checking the battery of your mobile robot. See http://www.swanrobotics.com/projects/voltagedivider/ for the article.

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Resistor tool page added

Today I added a page with a resistor color coding explanation. If you need a resistor use this sheet for finding the right resistor. You can find this sheet in Tools in the left menu.

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Microbug

The holiday last week gave me the opportunity to shop in a little electronics, RC and other things store. I bought a microbug kit (MK127) from Velleman for almost 12 Euro. After doing complex...

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Published Article on Fritzing.org

The Arduino wireless APC220 project is now published on http://Fritzing.org to share it to a broader public. See http://fritzing.org/projects/wireless-arduino-with-apc220.

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Display test project

Today I published an article about a test with the Matrix Orbital LK202-25-WB display. In this test the display is connected to the Devantech USB-I2C module. This module is connected with a PC running...

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GPS project added

To know where the robot is in the outside world I want to mount a GPS receiver on the ‘head’ of the robot. I wrote an article about using a GPS receiver in combination...

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Robocup Dutch Open 2012

Today was the start of the Robocup Dutch Open 2012. A five day event with demonstrations and competions from robot builders over the world. Below a few pictures from this event. Nao AMIGO Robot...