Let’s be honest. When we decided to submit a team for Pi Wars 2018 we had no idea of what we were getting ourselves into. “Designing and building a robot? That should be fun” we all thought. After over 6 months of work, countless meetings, several weekends at the office building and testing roboTOP, two […]
This post is a super quick update on the new design direction our robot chassis has taken. Basically earlier the week, it was decided for the robot chassis to be 3D printed to demonstrate the capabilities of the super new cool FormLabs Form 2Stereolithography machine the UK pi-top team purchased. Form 2 Description pi-top’s London office […]
*disclaimer: our two web devs Angus and Liv wrote this blog post so excuse them if they get too techy. If something doesn’t make sense, Google is your friend and if after that you still don’t understand it, don’t worry, they are just talking nonsense* How does one robot? That is the first question we […]
Early on in the process, pi-top’s Mechanical Design Engineer, Chris started making plans for our robot but everything changed in January after a brief discussion with our CTO Ryan, which led to Robo-Top becoming something of a pi-top Frankenstein’s Monster. As I’m not massively technically-minded, Chris is going to take over the blog post from […]
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