New Mac Pro and Backup Sensors!

I got a little distracted over the past few days... WITH MY NEW MAC PRO!!

Now the CAD and graphics and stuff is faster.

Last week the backup sensor kit came in. I'll hack that to work with the "Safety" quadrant of the control panel.

It's basically a cheap Chinese kit I found on Amazon. The display for it is just LEDs and a little double-digit 7-segment display. I'll bust open that part and tie into the LEDs to drive the ones on the Office Chairiot's control panel.

I'm still defining the throttle curves. Hopefully I'll have the safe and not-safe data loaded on the controller this weekend. The Chairiot should be drivable at that point. WOOT!

Andy Frey

StuffAndyMakes.com, Gilbert, AZ, US

My name is Andy and I am a maker. Enough about me. How are you? What did you have for lunch yesterday? Have you made anything cool lately? OK, back to me: I like to make things, with or without purpose. Clocks, shelves, machines that turn themselves off, homemade circuit boards, IKEA chairs with motors, etc. I love to learn how to manufacture stuff myself. I also love to take things apart to see how real-world products are engineered.