Baby steps…

To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.

William Shakespeare

Now that everything is set up and powered up, we need a couple of libraries from Thunderborg to start. The “getting started guide” (link on last post) explain very clearly how to install the software you needed to get the motors moving with a couple of examples.

The library has a nice GUI to test the motors. It is possible to check the power input being received.

Thunderborg GUI

It is alive !!!! We were even able to link it to the Pi game pad, but our chassis is to fragile to keep on testing… we’ll need to find something to harden it a bit to continue on testing…

Nenemeni is alive !!!

Next blog post… Nenemeni’s eyes.

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