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 ==== Red Menace - the 2nd Battlebot (Robots) ==== ==== Red Menace - the 2nd Battlebot (Robots) ====
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-// We learned a lot of lessons from our first attempt at building a BattleBot , and high on the list was, Robert needs to know how to build hardware as w // 
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-=== If at first you don't succeed, buy, buy again... === 
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 We learned a lot of lessons from our We learned a lot of lessons from our
-<A HREF="battlebot.t.html">​first attempt at building a BattleBot</A>, and high on+[[madoverlord:​robots-battlebot|first attempt at building a BattleBot]], and high on
 the list was, "​Robert needs to know how to build hardware as well as software"​. the list was, "​Robert needs to know how to build hardware as well as software"​.
 Thus it came to be that I spent the summer helping Thus it came to be that I spent the summer helping
-<A HREF="http://​www.tsrrobotics.com/​" TARGET="​_blank">​Team TSR Robotics</A>+[[http://​www.tsrrobotics.com/​|Team TSR Robotics]]
 rebuild one of their robots, picking up a basic education in machining along the way. rebuild one of their robots, picking up a basic education in machining along the way.
  
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-The first week<TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01064.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01064.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01065.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01065.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01066.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01066.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01064.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01064.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01065.JPG"​ target="​_blank"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01065.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01066.JPG"​ target="​_blank"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01066.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01067.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01067.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01068.JPG"​ target="​_blank"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01068.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01069.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01069.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01070.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01070.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01071.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01071.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01072.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01072.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01073.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01073.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01074.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01074.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01075.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01075.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01067.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01067.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01068.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01068.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC010/​DSC01069.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC010/​DSC01069.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +The first week
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 was consumed with unpacking the robot, checking it out, was consumed with unpacking the robot, checking it out,
 and getting it running with the IFI robot controller left and getting it running with the IFI robot controller left
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 Played around with getting the gyro to talk directly to the IFI, or, more Played around with getting the gyro to talk directly to the IFI, or, more
 precisely, to talk to a basic stamp that then talks to the IFI; initial precisely, to talk to a basic stamp that then talks to the IFI; initial
-results promising, and have <A HREF="pwm.t.html">​been written up here</A>.+results promising, and have [[madoverlord:​robots-pwm|been written up here]].
  
  
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 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01268.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01268.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01269.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01269.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-Here <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01266.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01266.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01267.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01267.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +Here are
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 some shots of the robot and its first opponent, some shots of the robot and its first opponent,
 "​Sacrificial Lamb." ​ Needless to say, the lamb got slaughtered! ​ We estimate the blade is "​Sacrificial Lamb." ​ Needless to say, the lamb got slaughtered! ​ We estimate the blade is
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 This weekend we head off to the North Carolina Robot Street Fight to This weekend we head off to the North Carolina Robot Street Fight to
 test it out.  No sacrificial lambs there, alas, as you can see by reading test it out.  No sacrificial lambs there, alas, as you can see by reading
-<A HREF="ncrsf1202.t.html">our report on how well (ahem!) we did</A>.+[[ncrsf1202.t.html|our report on how well (ahem!) we did]].
  
  
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-You can learn<​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP>​<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01387.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01387.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01388.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01388.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01389.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01389.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01387.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01387.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01388.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01388.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01389.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01389.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
- +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01390.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01390.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01391.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01391.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01392.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01392.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01390.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01390.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01391.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01391.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01392.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01392.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01393.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01393.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01394.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01394.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01393.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01393.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC013/​DSC01394.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC013/​DSC01394.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​ +You can learn a lot from getting defeated, and we certainly learned a lot
-a lot from getting defeated, and we certainly learned a lot+
 at the Street Fight. ​ So as soon as we got back to Wilmington, we got hard at the Street Fight. ​ So as soon as we got back to Wilmington, we got hard
 at work on revisions to Red Menace. at work on revisions to Red Menace.
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-Went<TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC015/​DSC01546.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC015/​DSC01546.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC015/​DSC01549.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC015/​DSC01549.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +Went 0-2 again
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 at Battle at the Beach, and have decided to retire the robot. ​ The big problem was at Battle at the Beach, and have decided to retire the robot. ​ The big problem was
 the weapon shaft, which no matter what I did would bend.  In one fight I also bent the weapon shaft, which no matter what I did would bend.  In one fight I also bent
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-My other robot, ​<A HREF="ANOREXIA.t.html">​Anorexia</A>, did better. +My other robot, ​[[madoverlord:​robots-ANOREXIA|Anorexia]], did better.