[Cyborg] Re: another maxsonar sensor & vest plans

Leo Dearden leo.dearden at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 22 20:03:58 UTC 2009

I'd like to meet up for electcodicanical hacking on Sunday. Saturday
would be way better for me, but if Sunday is all that's on offer, I'll
take Sunday :-)

Morning would be best, but I think you're asleep then?

When on Sunday works? I don't think I'll want to work all day, but a
2.5-6 hour chunk would be about right.


(I have no idea about your cable.)



2009/4/22 Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>:
> Last night a new Noisebridger, Ryan (mumble), lent me his MAXsonar EZ-4,
> which he says has a long, thin sensing envelope.  I made a header for it
> to fit onto my test board, but didn't get any farther than that.  He'd
> like it back in a week or so, which seems plenty of time to evaluate it.
>  I'm hoping it senses better at distance than the EZ0 (or EZ1, I forget)
> that we currently have; if so I'll buy a few of those to put into the
> armature.
> I have made progress on the armature, thanks to major poking &
> assistance from Skory.  I need to sew 3 more motor leads and make a
> header cable, then it will be testable.  Initially I'll probably write
> some run-each-motor-in-turn code.
> 2 things:
> 1. I've got a friend in from out of town for this next week and will
> really only be able to work on this on Sunday this week.  Mike & Leo,
> any chance you guys can make it then?
> 2. My USB-TTL cable isn't in the Cyborg box and I didn't see it at home,
> does anyone know where it might be?
> Rachel

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