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Using the Motor Controller

<time datetime="2013-11-26 00:00:00 &#43;0000 UTC">26 November 2013</time><span class="px-2 text-primary-500">&middot;</span><span>560 words</span>

The Raspberry Pi has only a single PWM output. The Dagu Rover 5 chassis has 4 motors and 4 optical encoders that need reading as well. So my approach was to get a PWM servo/logic controller that could control the Dagu Motor Controller and additionally some servos for the camera pan/tilt.

Building a Rover

<time datetime="2013-11-21 00:00:00 &#43;0000 UTC">21 November 2013</time><span class="px-2 text-primary-500">&middot;</span><span>441 words</span>

Recently I’ve started building a remote-controllable rover. The main purpose of this is the exercise of controlling an embedded system and make actual things move with code.