eBay Delays and Revision 2 Control Board Preview

A project log for Stubby the (Teaching) Hexapod

100% open source robot platform with accessability and affordability in mind: teaching children of all ages about robots & programming

The Big OneThe Big One 08/26/2014 at 03:160 Comments

Well, the Bluetooth USB module never did show up from eBay. :-( The seller was great, though, and gave a full refund... however I am still stuck without a Bluetooth module and without time to order another one from eBay. I guess I will have to troll the local computer stores for an overpriced one that works with Linux...

In the mean time, I have been re-working the control board which will hopefully allow for some improvements. The (not yet finalized) revision 2 board is below:

Some improvements over the rev1 hardware include:

Some disadvantages include: