MCP Electronics

2018-07-10T21:52:21+00:00July 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

The adafruit Feather M0 WiFi arduino board has turned out to be the perfect board for the Master Control Panel. There are many pre-made ‘wings’ that can connect together through a common set of pins, including the OLED screen on the top of the MCP, and the servo controller.

Since the board diagrams

Master Control Panel

2018-07-10T20:23:17+00:00July 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

This camera robot thing became way too complicated.

I had gotten all of the individual pieces working, thinking that the whole thing would come together piece by piece. As started drawing diagrams of the wiring, it quickly became apparent that I would have to minimize the wires. I want the bot to have complete freedom of

cambot mcp

2018-02-09T03:17:06+00:00February 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s been more than a year since I first set out to make the camera move around in a repeatable way. Sure, I was busy with another Chinese action movie, and life and such, but mostly it’s taken this long because building a robot is hard.

I knew it was going to involve challenges, but I

robo cam

2017-05-04T16:11:19+00:00January 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Now that I am able to control the camera, I was able to get back to the automation goal. I originally set out to AUTOMATE the camera, but I was just thinking of the camera controls – focus, iris, f-stop. And then, I figured that if I was going to automate the camera in a