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DRO Install on our Bridgeport Mill

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Over the course of a few days, and with the gracious help of our alumni, EDT was able to install the Acu-Rite 200S on our trusty old Bridgeport J-head mill. The installation included two optical encoders for the table, one [...]

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2014 Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition – 2nd Place in Design!

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The results are out, and EDT has been awarded 2nd place in the Design portion of the competition. 2014 IGVC Results [...]

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Chicago EDT Qualified in our First Year at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition!

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After several setbacks earlier in the week, including a failed motor on our digging mechanism and an improperly set watchdog timer, we were able to dig and deposit the simulated lunar regolith required to qualify! Check the video below for [...]

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First Run with our Build for the 2014 Robotic Mining Competition

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  It’s been a very busy past few months, but we finally have all the mechanical components (roughly) in place. Below is a link to one of our first few test runs, we definitely need to slow down the speed [...]

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RMC Frame – Powder Coating

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Thanks to R & B Powder Coating, located at 4000 S. Bell in Chicago, for providing us with their services. The steel frame for the upcoming 2014 Robotic Mining Competition has been coated and is ready for assembly! https://www.facebook.com/RBPowderCoatingsChicago http://www.rbpowder.com/ [...]

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Testing RMC’s drive motor encoders

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John Sabino and Tim Mueller-Sim are testing Jimchael Bueller-Bino’s motor encoders, in preparation for the installation and wiring of our Roboteq motor controllers. The mail online wellbutrindiscount levitra drive train has been installed, and the upper assembly tubing is cut [...]

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RMC gear motors are installed!

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We’ve finally received our planetary gear-motors from Dynetic Systems! After some slight modifications to the mounting plate, due to the gear-motor being slightly larger than the CAD file provided, we were able to get the new motors and gearboxes installed. [...]

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