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Hi! MAEP 2.0 is the second version of MAEP (please check it out if you haven't already). I won't go into all the details about things that are the same as the … Read more

Hello LMR, here's my first blog entry, and my first ever robot...

Hi there. I've been reading LMR for a while, and have just taken a few baby steps on the way to my first robot, so I thought I'd follow the rules and post a blog entry as a start.

I suppose this may be typical - I've spent a lot of time, probably too much time, pondering what I'm going to use. It's pretty clear that I've reached the "analysis paralysis" stage and can probably go on forever, so it's time to get a few things put together and take it from there.

My initial parts list:

DAGU electronics recently sent me some omni wheels and ball casters to check out. These are great for robots! The double omni wheels have strong steel shafts … Read more