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chipkit_mx3:srk_line [2015/06/15 22:37]
Joshua Woldstad created
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 ====== Example Assembly ====== ====== Example Assembly ======
  
-=== Servo Brackets ===+=== 1. Servo Brackets ===
  
 Attach the servo brackets to the main plate as shown. ​ Attach the servo brackets to the main plate as shown. ​
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-=== Rear Tail Skid ===+=== 2. Rear Tail Skid ===
  
 Attach the rear tail skid. Attach the rear tail skid.
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-=== Standoffs ===+=== 3. Standoffs ===
  
 Add the standoffs to the robotic kit as shown below. Set four extra screws aside to mount the Add the standoffs to the robotic kit as shown below. Set four extra screws aside to mount the
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-=== Pmod Clips ===+=== 4. Pmod Clips ===
  
 Attach the two Pmod clips with the hardware included in the Pmod clip bags.  Attach the two Pmod clips with the hardware included in the Pmod clip bags. 
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-=== Battery Velcro ===+=== 5. Battery Velcro ===
  
 Peel off one side of the Velcro and stick it to the main plate. ​ Peel off one side of the Velcro and stick it to the main plate. ​
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-=== Servo Motors ===+=== 6. Servo Motors ===
  
 First, remove the white servo wheel by unscrewing the black screw, and set them aside. First, remove the white servo wheel by unscrewing the black screw, and set them aside.
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-=== Tires ===+=== 7. Tires ===
  
 Take out the two wheels and the rubber traction bands. Stretch the rubber band around the Take out the two wheels and the rubber traction bands. Stretch the rubber band around the
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-=== MX3ck ===+=== 8. MX3ck ===
  
 Attach the MX3cK to the standoffs using the four screws that were set aside in step 3. If the Attach the MX3cK to the standoffs using the four screws that were set aside in step 3. If the
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-=== PmodCON3 and PmodBTN ===+=== 9. PmodCON3 and PmodBTN ===
  
 Connect the Pmods as shown below. The PmodCON3 connects to JC 6-10 (the bottome row) Connect the Pmods as shown below. The PmodCON3 connects to JC 6-10 (the bottome row)
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-=== Cable Connectors ===+=== 10. Cable Connectors ===
  
 Connect the right servo to J4 and the left servo to J5 on the PmodCON3. The white cable must be connected to the pin labeled “SIG”. ​ Connect the right servo to J4 and the left servo to J5 on the PmodCON3. The white cable must be connected to the pin labeled “SIG”. ​
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-=== Battery Case ===+=== 11. Battery Case ===
  
 Remove the other piece of backing from the Velcro and attach the battery case.  Remove the other piece of backing from the Velcro and attach the battery case. 
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-=== Connecting the Battery ===+=== 12. Connecting the Battery ===
  
 Connect the open ends of the two pin MTE battery cable to the blue screw terminal on the Connect the open ends of the two pin MTE battery cable to the blue screw terminal on the
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-=== Attach IR Bracket ===+=== 13. Attach IR Bracket ===
  
 Attach the bent bracket to the front of the platform as shown below, along with the longer Attach the bent bracket to the front of the platform as shown below, along with the longer
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-=== Attaching IR Sensors ===+=== 14. Attaching IR Sensors ===
  
 Cut four ½-inch sections of Velcro from the other 4-inch strip. Attach these 1/2 –inch strips to Cut four ½-inch sections of Velcro from the other 4-inch strip. Attach these 1/2 –inch strips to
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-=== 3rd Pmod Clip ===+=== 15. 3rd Pmod Clip ===
  
 Attach a third Pmod Clip for the PmodLS1. Attach a third Pmod Clip for the PmodLS1.
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-=== PmodLS1 ===+=== 16. PmodLS1 ===
  
 Connect the PmodLS1 to the bottom row of Pmod header JB (pins 6-10). Again, be sure that Connect the PmodLS1 to the bottom row of Pmod header JB (pins 6-10). Again, be sure that
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-=== Attaching IR Sensors ===+=== 17. Attaching IR Sensors ===
  
 Attach the four IROS to the bent bracket from left to right using the attached Velcro, and Attach the four IROS to the bent bracket from left to right using the attached Velcro, and
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-=== Powering Up ===+=== 18. Powering Up ===
  
 When you are ready to power the MX3cK, add 4 AA batteries to the battery pack, and attach When you are ready to power the MX3cK, add 4 AA batteries to the battery pack, and attach