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  My SpotMicro
Posted by: Knösterpitter - 02-21-2020, 09:08 PM - Forum: Forum Member Builds - No Replies

                    Hi,
this is the interception of my SpotMicro
unfortunately have to wait for a few things.
Because the fastenings for the circuit boards did not stick to the chassis, I built a new bracket. I also build a bracket for the voltage section on the bottom.

I have to wait for the batteries Confused



to be continued......

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  Just starting my build now!!!
Posted by: Ryanb100 - 01-20-2020, 01:06 PM - Forum: Forum Member Builds - Replies (1)

I already have a load of questions, 
What software is everybody using, recommendations?
For the printed parts, what orientations are the best to minimise supports?
Raspberry Pi? Jetson?

Thanks in advance

And I will post some pics  Smile

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  Hello SpotMicro
Posted by: Patrick - 11-26-2019, 07:11 PM - Forum: Forum Member Builds - Replies (2)

Hello,

the last couple of weeks I build a SpotMicro too. Thanks to all of you for providing the files. I changed a few things because my servo came with T25 aluminiun servo horns. Also my battery did not fit inside the robot, so I enlarged the body 50mm. As I hate to print support, I changed the cover parts, so no support is needed anymore.

Also I build a silicone mold for paws. This way you can swap the paws like shoes, if they wear down.

You can find all files here https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3977841

As battery, I use 18650 Sony Konion VTC6 cells as 2S3P pack. Also I use a HobbyKing SBEC (YEP20) which is rated to 20A continuous current to drive the servos. PWM signal for servos will come from a PCA9685 board. Because these boards are totally weak at power rail, I use only signal pin. To power the motors, I soldered a ugly board containing pin headers only. But these headers are connected parallel using huge wires at back.

Next steps will be a much harder task. As I plan to use ROS (still learning), I'm currently developing some kind of low level firmware running on a ESP8266 which subscribes to ROS topics. This firmware just drives the servos and will monitor battery.


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  Anyone interested in building a PCB?
Posted by: Patrick - 10-11-2019, 09:07 AM - Forum: Electronics - Replies (1)

Hello from a new member,

my build has recently started. While waiting for motors to arrive and print jobs to be finished, I was thinking about electronics. 

Most of you use PCA9685 boards and they work good so far. However, I've read that some people here fried their boards and also that some killed their servos during stall. This makes me think about a different approach I want to share with you. 
In my opinion, it would be neccessary for the safety of components and also for better operation of robot, if we can get any feedback of the servos. One way I see is measuring current consumption of each servo. If current raises above a given threshold, motor stalls and we can handle this by software (go into different pose or at least shut off everything). By adding a fuse to each stepper, we can hopefully save these expensive parts. 

Both ideas results in a schematics I've build in KiCad. Here is a first impression of the planned board. Lots of work still to do but I want to discuss the entire idea.The board provides power to stepper over a screw terminal. There is a car fuse (20A, or what ever size needed) behind followed by a diode as protection. A huge (2000uF electrolyte) capacitor acts as stabilization of power (sits on back side of PCB). All stepper VCC are connected to this main power rail by SMD fuseholders, so each stepper has its own fuse (2,5A or so). Also this board is equipped with 4 INA3221 current sensors. These nice I2C devices bring 3-individual channels each, so one INA for each leg. They can measure voltage, current and also raise events (over current, warning thresold etc.) Also, there is a PCA9685 to drive the servos. Because INA3221 and PCA use the same address range, it is only possible to place one PCA and four INA meaning you can attach 12 steppers and get 4 PWM without current measurement. 

This board fits to any MCU which supports I2C, so it doesn't matter if you use Arduinos, Jetson, RPI or what ever. The overall size is 59mm x 128mm, hopefully it is not too large?

   

What do you think? Should I go this way further? Any hints, ideas, drawbacks? Anyone interrested supporting me? This is my first PCB (before only prototyping boards), INA and PCA are simple components, but there might be some design error. Is someone able to check this? I'll share KiCad project later, might be something for the main git repository of SpotMicro?

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