Tag Archives: MSP430G2553
Like I wrote in this article, it is pretty easy to run the Carambola SoC stand alone. Today I finished the Carambola-MSP430 (for MSP430 stand-alone see this article) Piggyback I intend to use as a replacement for the current jumper wired brains of my Carambot. The Carambola comes with 2mm pin connectors, I used a [...]
I decided to re-write the curses based Carambot client GUI completely. The default view of the new GUI shows the history of commands send to the robot (and the results returned form the server) as well as the remote log from the servers (I expect this to come in handy when I start integrating the [...]
This shows the carambot driving around autonomously by using the ultrasonic range finder together with the pan servo. The algorithm used is pretty simple (see Python snipped after break).
This is work in progress, so see it fail . What you see in the video is an update about the robot I am currently working on. It uses a Carambola MIPS SoC which communicates to a MSP430G2553 on a TI Launchpad through serial line. The Launchpad runs a “special” firmware I am currently working [...]
Tonight I decided to end the breadboard mess for the MSP430 YWasp by soldering a little nRF24l01+ shield for the Launchpad together. The nRF24l01+ with its external antenna looks somehow impressive on the Launchpad . The Launchpad with the MSP430G2553 is communicating happly with the STM32VL Discovery based YWasp prototype. The nice thing about the [...]