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Mecanum robotics platform for the Raspberry pi

by destos, published

Mecanum robotics platform for the Raspberry pi by destos May 6, 2013

Description

I've been working on this mecanum drive platform for the past couple months. Currently I'm using it with my raspberry pi as a remote controllable mecanum platform but that will change once I add some sensors to it.

Video of the platform driving around:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRAkcRtQzG0

Code related to the project can be found on my github account:

https://github.com/destos/mecanum-drive/
https://github.com/destos/Adafruit-PWM-Servo-Driver-helpers

Please let me know if you are building one and need any help.

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Instructions

BOM

general

power system

mecanum roller and hub hardware

Instructions

  • print 28 of mecanum_wheel_nut.STL and 28 of mecanum_wheel_bolt.STL, I'll be calling these rollers from here on out.
    • can be printed in ABS or PLA
    • I had to print about 14 at a time, as I had a higher failure rate due to plastic shrinkage when printing many.
    • Print with at least one shell, as the external and internal surfaces should be rigid, especially on the nut version ( to prevent the nut from slipping )
  • print 2 of mecanum_base_v3_flipped.STL and 2 of mecanum_base_v3.STL, these will be our "hubs".
  • more instructions soon!
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