06/10/2015 at 21:48 •
This is a custom-build radar that calculates distance to obstacles and displays them on the LCD screen.Everything fits neatly in a shoebox.
Camera head swivels about 180 degrees.Obstacles are shown in red and blue dots. The bright blue dots at the bottom of the screen is the radar source.
Rover with a carbon fiber shell
Sneak peek of the internals...
- 06/10/2015 at 21:40 • 0 comments
05/11/2015 at 20:42 •
05/06/2015 at 00:11 •
There is a little on-street parking nearby, but your best bet is to park in one of the parking structures that serves the Metro Station or Old Town Pasadena.
View a Google map showing the Hackaday Design Lab location and parking.
All locations are open 24/7, and the rates are:
First 90 minutes free, $2/hour, $6 daily max, $5 flat rate after 10pm
Del Mar Station Parking Structure (2 min walk)
198 South Raymond Avenue. 626.817.0827
Schoolhouse Park & Walk Structure (7 min walk)
33 East Green Street. 626.577.8963
De Lacey Park & Walk Structure (10 min walk)
45 South De Lacey Avenue. 626.577.8963
Public Transport & Taxis
The Hackaday Design Lab has great public transportation links nearby, so if you don't want to drive you should look into these options.
Metro Light Rail & Buses
Using the Metro Goldline trains is quick and easy. It takes about 20 mins from Union Station in downtown LA to Del Mar Station, which is less than 2 minutes walk from our front door. Trains run about every 10 mins during the day, and 20 mins at night from 11-2am.
There are also buses that serve Old Town Pasadena. The nearest intersection is FAIR OAKS/DEL MAR BLVD, PASADENA, CA 91105.
You can find timetables or use the Metro Trip Planner at Metro.net
Get a ride home
- CityCab 626.796.3111
- United Taxis 888.414.8294
- ABC Yellow Cab 626.318.9242
- 24/7 Yellow Cab 626.274.4804
Places to Stay
Coming to the party, but don't want to drive home? Very smart. You can find out about public transport & taxis or stay nearby. The nearest hotels are:
168 S. Los Robles Ave.
Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
180 N. Fair Oaks Ave.