09292022 ROS Lawn Tractor Meeting

09292022 ROS Lawn Tractor Meeting

This video: https://youtu.be/ZACEihL96Zo

Motor running on table: https://youtu.be/MHd0v3Arq_g
Plot of motor running: https://youtu.be/EkU9EA50GnY

00:00 Al: Talks about his new code for controlling his power steering motor.
06:10 Jeff: Has comments on what Al is doing.
06:15 – Convert pot value to an intermediate angle value.
10:50 – Discussion of center steer value.
14:15 – Just use P out of P, I, D. Unless you have problems.
18:45 – Ways to debug strange results.
23:30 – Setting artificial end limits in code so don’t smash anything
34:50 – Debug print statements may screw up your timing.
44:25 Al: Says he may post updated code.
45:35 More random comments.
48:20 Jeff: Gives another run-down on parts to build a steering system.
53:00 Jeff: Complains that his robot is too heavy. So we talk about Al’s Lithium batteries.
And voltage regulators (or lack of regulator).

Lawn Tractor Automation YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGfslJO8yD3iz7u_nNFCMnQ/videos
Index for the original ROS Agriculture group (~250 videos) and the new Lawn Tractor Automation group: http://sampson-jeff.com/RosAgriculture/

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