Yes it 's another Holonomic Platform Robot, but this ones special. I built this Robot to celebrate a package that arrived in the post today from Australia. Yes, more omni-wheels to' Beta Test'. But these are monsters compared to the original 48mm (2") Rotacaters. These new [rotacater] measure 125mm (5") in diameter, and weigh in […]
After the proof of concept with Mark I, I have totally rebuilt the chassis using 12x Rotacasters in pairs.
Lookout NASA, you have Rover competition. And it uses the amazing Rotacaster Omni-wheels for unsurpassed manoeuvrability in confined spaces. The Mars Rotacaster Rover is based on the current NASA Mars Rovers with their unique suspension set-up. Link to this post!
Part I Lookout NASA, you have Rover competition. And it uses the amazing Rotacaster Omni-wheels for unsurpassed manoeuvrability in confined spaces. There is no need of a steering mechanism to turn the Rotacaster Rover thanks to the unique wheel design. NASA Mars Spirit Rover I've had a few attempts, going back to the days of […]
The easiest way to control a Killough Platform type Omni-wheeled Robot is with an an Analogue Joystick, such as the Sony PlayStation PS2 Controller. Mindsensors produce the PSP-Nx-v3: Sony PlayStation2 Controller Interface for use with the Lego Mindstorms NXT. You can used any PS2 compatible Remote Control/Joystick Controller with the PSP-Nx-v3. I prefer the PlayStation2 […]