Brainstorm: The next steps in the software design

A project log for Building the Thor robot

Building a 6-axis robot based on the Thor robot. When size DOES matter!

Olaf BaeyensOlaf Baeyens 05/29/2017 at 20:550 Comments

I on purpose do not look at other robot designs to create the software. The reason why I do this is to force my imagination to come up with my own design.

I am at a stage where I can now move the robot. Up to 8 stepper-motors in parallel all in less than 3 µS per step. And extendable to multiples of 8 more motors in parallel if the need is there.

The question is:

Every single point above has an effect on how the stepper movement steps must be executed.

Big challenges ahead :-)

That is what I love :-)


To be continued.