2019-10-03 Quadropod - Rework complete
Rework of the code is complete. Now it’s completely based on the timer interrupt. I must admit, it’s a huge difference in the way motion feels and is programmed. The level of control over what happens and when is tremendous. Exciting!
2019-10-02 Quadropod - Switching to interrups and timers
After a bit of experimentation I finally figured that working with servos from the main program loop is not very efficient and precise. The main issue I’ve been facing is synchronous and controlled rotation of several servos to different angles.
2019-09-30 Quadropod - Walking
Short record of the first baby steps. Woo hoo!
2019-09-29 Quadropod - First moves
Parts printing and assembly has finished. After initial calibration, I’m now writing simple scripts to see the limits of the platform. We started with push ups:
2019-09-27 Quadropod - New version
2019-03-19 Aquarium lighting timer on Arduino ESP8266
In this article I’d like to tell the story of building the lighting timer for my small 120 liter aquarium. Just when they said lights should go up and down on schedule I knew it it’s not going to happen in my house. Just won’t work that way. So I decided to automate it.