BombiniBot doesn't drive straight ahead
 Other   Started by Christian Moeller   2016-01-04 11:57:55 -05:00   Comments: 3    Viewed: 455

  1. After some difficulties with the custom office in Germany I finally got my BombiniBot-Kit today.
    Assembling the bot was quite easy, however the instruction could be more detailled in some steps.
    What disturbs me most: the bot is not able to drive straight ahead. It turns right - and not an insignificant amount either. This is because the motors are very different. You can feel the difference by turning the tires. I expected more precision in this detail as it is dedicated to teach children (the younger ones!) somethng about robotics - and you surely don't want to start teaching them a p_controller just for driving straight ahead. Any idea how to fix?
    Christian Moeller, 2016-01-04 11:57:55 -05:00
  2. Ok, obviously there is no sensor for asking the encoder about its value - so there is no solution for driving straight forward... :( :( :(
    Christian Moeller, 2016-01-04 12:27:54 -05:00
  3. Benjamin Jones
    Benjamin Jones Member Staff Member Richmond
    There is a way to correct some of this motor drifting, blog post here
    Please follow the instrcutions and if you have any more questions please ask.
    Benjamin Jones, 2016-01-04 12:44:53 -05:00
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