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Re: AVC 2011?

 by shimniok ¦  Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:45 pm ¦  Forum: Sparkfun Promotions and Competitions ¦  Topic: AVC 2011? ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 3365

Cool, you're way ahead of me.

I've got the hardware but only some of the software and no autonomy yet... was hoping to do a maiden run last Sat but had some personal business that came first. Hoping to get mine running on its own soon though.

Re: Any AVC 2011 Build Logs?

 by shimniok ¦  Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:14 pm ¦  Forum: Sparkfun Promotions and Competitions ¦  Topic: Any AVC 2011 Build Logs? ¦  Replies: 34 ¦  Views: 11844

I'm posting my build log to my blog: http://www.bot-thoughts.com/ The tag for AVC 2011 is: http://www.bot-thoughts.com/search/label/Sparkfun%20AVC (listed in newest first, unfortunately; not sure if there's a way to list oldest first in blogger) PS: I'm doing a road bot based on an entry level 2wd, ...

Re: Locosys LS20031 - no fix

 by shimniok ¦  Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:30 am ¦  Forum: GPS ¦  Topic: Locosys LS20031 - no fix ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1275

I was able to communicate with and configure the device with MiniGPS (changed update rate, etc) Tried cold restarts, cold then hot restarts. Always times out. Got in touch with SFE tech support; they asked me to send it in for testing and if it is broken, they'll replace it. Yay, SFE! So will send i...

Re: UTM conversion to Lat/Long

 by shimniok ¦  Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:30 pm ¦  Forum: GPS ¦  Topic: UTM conversion to Lat/Long ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1740

Found these, Utm.cpp and Utm.h modules, part of a larger program, and I haven't verified correctness to my satisfaction yet, but ... http://www.koders.com/cpp/fid487B83C3C9CB29C9487C744D7C43EB9A97F3F44D.aspx?s=string http://www.koders.com/cpp/fid56D52408FAC344874E65BF9A1C54F3731C96A39B.aspx?s=string...

Re: Locosys LS20031 - no fix

 by shimniok ¦  Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:52 am ¦  Forum: GPS ¦  Topic: Locosys LS20031 - no fix ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1275

>>crickets<<

:D

Locosys LS20031 - no fix

 by shimniok ¦  Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:12 am ¦  Forum: GPS ¦  Topic: Locosys LS20031 - no fix ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1275

Greetings, was hoping I might beg to query the giant brain trust here. :) I just got an LS20031 GPS and carefully connected it to my mbed mcu per the GPS datasheet, checking Vcc prior to hooking up to ensure 3.3V etc. I am getting output at 57600 baud, no problem, timestamp incrementing by 200ms and...

 by shimniok ¦  Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:14 pm ¦  Forum: PCB Design Questions ¦  Topic: How to make a breakout board for TCM8230MD camera? ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 4813

cool breakout board--curious, would you be willing to share a schematic?

Am about to embark on using this camera soon.

Re: Using Eagle to export gerber files

 by shimniok ¦  Fri Sep 12, 2008 11:49 am ¦  Forum: BatchPCB ¦  Topic: Using Eagle to export gerber files ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 21653

Could someone please tell me how or direct me to a tutorial that will explain it? See the Eagle Output Tutorial . Use the SFE-Special.cam file to generate the gerber files (using file, CAM Processor). Before you do this, you'll want to run the silk_gen.ulp (using file, run) to fix the silk screen w...