Ayup, Ow'do and Welcome

Hello and welcome to a drop in the digial ocean. Here you can find a current total of 50 postings about making, robotics, microcontrollers and other geeky stuff.

Ratchet Headstock Assembly

Here we have another posting on the on-going build of my robot Ratchet. This time around I will detail the construction of the headstock assembly and present a …etc

ServoBot LED Headlight & Sharp IR Bumper

In this post I will demonstrate the assembly of the bumper for my current robot build Ratchet. The bumper contains both a Sharp IR distance sensor (for obstacle …etc

The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification

For those of you not in the know: “The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification” is the second episode of the fourth season of the American sitcom The Big Bang Theory. …etc

Ratchet & Clank – Power Harness

Today my attention turned towards a means of providing power for my servo based 3D printed robots, Ratchet & Clank. In order to achieve this I first off …etc

Ratchet & Clank – 3D Printable Robot Kit

Way back in 2011 I built my first ever robot Sheldon. I always liked his overall look, so a while back (2012) decided to use his overarching style …etc

Kinect Robot Power Adapter

Those of you who have been following via my facebook page would have seen that I have been toying around with the idea of utilising the power of …etc

Sheldon 2.0 – Bumper and Headstock

Happily I managed to get quite a lot done on the Sheldon 2.0 upgrade this weekend. Primary focus was that cleaning up the wiring and putting together the …etc

RIP Sheldon 1.0 – Hello Sheldon 2.0

Today is a sad day, poor little Sheldon the wonderbot 1.0 is no more. Due to a design floor several of his wires came loose whilst traversing the …etc