20240502 ROS Lawn Tractor Meeting

20240502 ROS Lawn Tractor Meeting

I am excited to share my experience attending the 20240502 ROS Lawn Tractor Meeting.

ROS Lawn Tractor Meeting: Recap and Plans


Hey there, it’s me, your go-to person for all things ROS Lawn Tractor related! Last week’s meeting was a whirlwind of updates, setbacks, and exciting plans for the future. Terry, as always, had some interesting insights to share with the team. Let me walk you through the highlights.

Recap of the Meeting

  • Terry’s Updates: Terry shared the latest news, including the decision to move his project to a new board after accidentally damaging the previous one.
  • Motor Issues: There were some concerns about the left motor rebooting during tests, with no clear explanation in sight.
  • Power Distribution Check: Suggestions were made to thoroughly check power distribution to prevent any grounding issues in the future.
  • Heat Problem Solved: On a positive note, there have been no heat-related problems since rewiring to a new board from scratch.
  • Battery Building: Al made strides in building a 12V battery using 4.2V cells, but faced challenges in connecting the cells due to missing steel rods.
  • Battery Management System: Plans are in place to connect the batteries with a battery management system for effective monitoring.

Plans for the Future

Looking ahead, the team is gearing up to tackle the challenges head-on. By addressing the issues raised in the previous meeting, we aim to enhance the performance and reliability of our ROS Lawn Tractor. Stay tuned for more updates!


In conclusion, the recent ROS Lawn Tractor meeting was a mix of setbacks and progress. With a focus on problem-solving and innovation, the team is committed to overcoming obstacles and achieving our goals. Together, we will continue to push the boundaries of technology and automation.

FAQs After The Conclusion

  1. Q: What prompted Terry to move his project to a new board?
    A: Terry decided to make the switch after inadvertently damaging the previous board.

  2. Q: How did the team address the rebooting issue with the left motor?
    A: Unfortunately, there was no clear explanation for the motor rebooting during tests.

  3. Q: What measures were suggested to avoid grounding issues related to power distribution?
    A: The team proposed thoroughly checking power distribution as a preventive measure against grounding issues.

  4. Q: What progress has been made in building the 12V battery using 4.2V cells?
    A: Al has made significant progress, but faced challenges in connecting the cells due to missing steel rods.

  5. Q: Why is a battery management system crucial for connecting the batteries?
    A: A battery management system is essential for effective monitoring and ensuring optimal performance of the connected batteries.