Category: 8 x DC Motor Hat

Modular Control System

This drawing is an overview of the Hat’s in progress. A few is only on the planning stage, but most electronics is on prototype level and SW is coming on. Raspberry PI is the obvious core if I need heavier processing. Due to the nature of it’s SPI I can only connect one of these…

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BasicPI Firmware Stack

This illustrates the BasicPI Firmware Stack in progress. What I always do in embedded applications is to make a “standard” main.cpp as follows: void AppInit() {    // wire hardware } int main() {    AppInit();    // start OS } A team I worked in years ago agreed on this standard so we should…

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8 x DC Motor Hat

This is the updated 8 x DC Motor Hat w/16 x Sensor IO’s. I have 3 Hat’s that I will order with PCB stencils this time. This Hat was basically made for a robot arm I have build by DC Motors. It’s a bit of fun to see if I can control the arm automated…

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