‘PCB Design’ Archive

Mecanumbot Power Board January 6, 2013 No Comments

After a second revision, I have completed the power board for the Mecanumbot. This board has the following features: automatically selects between two batteries and the wall chooses the wall if available, otherwise drains the batteries one at a time provides power voltage and current measuring communicates to the primary vehicle Arduino over I2C provides [...]

Neato XV-11 Laser USB Interface Board October 12, 2012 No Comments

One of the sensors I intend on integrating into my Mecanumbot is the 2D laser range finder from the Neato XV-11 robot. To make the connection between the laser and the computer cleaner, I decided to make a PCB. (My first PCB! Woohoo!) I followed the schematic from the Neato Laser guide on the ROS [...]