Hotrod painting!

August 30, 2014

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So it was time to get the new painting of the chassis going. For this very important task I enlisted the help of my 2 best expert consultants in the area, my kids. :) Then the kids went to bed and I risked going into the red paint alone. Obviously I made a mess of […]

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More I2C register talk

August 29, 2014

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Vnevoa: Man, I hate hidden stuff! You’re cooking up an addressing scheme inside another addressing scheme. I don’t like that. Of course I’m doing all the read/write operations by the book, with addressing. That’s one lesson I learned the hard way at Siemens. ;) I like the serial EEPROM addressing scheme and I’d like to […]

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Electronics in repo, I2C register talk

August 28, 2014

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Njay: I’m registered at GitHub as nunojay. I’ve cleaned up my files and I’m ready to push, just need permissions on the repo. I renamed the NJAY folder to Electronics, I think it makes more sense. :) Vnevoa: Done! Go ahead. Vnevoa: Cool, I see you’ve uploaded your files! Can you put some README files […]

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Add-ons assembling, Bridges finalizing

August 27, 2014

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  Njay: The add-on board is under assembly. The main chips are still on their way. Njay: I’ve put together the test environment, made some experimental changes to the code to try and read the motoring current, but no luck.  I’ll get back to it after I work on some other stuff I have in […]

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Paint job design

August 26, 2014

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Vnevoa: Hey, Jo, do you remember this painting you did 2 years ago, at Manuel’s house? [She was 6 years old back then.] Jo: Yes, I do. Vnevoa: Do you like it? Would you still like to paint it like that? Jo: Yes. Hmmm…. I don’t know. No. Vnevoa: Cool. Let’s try colouring it again. […]

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Chassis reclamation

August 25, 2014

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So I went down to the garage to see how the DiffTrike “Soapbox” chassis was doing, amongst the diesel soot and dust from people’s cars. There she sat, patiently waiting leaning against the wall, already for 2 years. The tyres were flat and the transmission chains hanging on the floor, but it still has combat […]

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PCBs received

August 24, 2014

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Njay: I’ve got them in my hands! :) I may have the chip tomorrow. Vnevoa: Cool! My final exams are this Saturday. I’ll be free to help you out after that. (to be continued…)

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