iteration with the electric drill motors installed, and six inch
lawn mower polyethylene hubbed rubber wheels. It goes too fast
at this point, and even with a 20 percent duty cycle, the motors
will need some sort of reduction. Belts and pulleys or gears
are being looked at. But on smooth floors its fine. I'm going
for the carpet traction and power mode. Yet to be added is the
advanced cleaning algorithms, and bumpers.
Movie 1 (294k)
|Here is an
MPG movie, of the sweeper initialized, all motors turning and
running over at a reasonable speed some shred paper. The brushes
do not yet touch the floor, I have to set the height yet. But
it still sweeps up most of the stuff.
More changes to Come - this is just the beginning!
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