Author Archives: Peter Harrison

Connector choice for the micromouse

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Assessing the contact patch problem

Here is a fairly simple way to find out if all the wheels on your micromouse are making proper contact with the ground.

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There’s your problem!

The most recent version of the Decimus 4 chassis runs reasonably well and, with the test release of the Decimus 5 Software it is more clever (I hope) than ever. However, it still can’t corner as well as I had … Continue reading

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2016 All Japan Micromouse Contest – full entry details

When entering for the All Japan Micromouse contest, you have to enter a whole bunch of details about your mouse – number of wheels, types of motor, motor driver, sensor devices, gyro, CAD software. It goes on and on. I … Continue reading

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2016 All Japan Micromouse Contest – Official Results

The official results, run times and maze/track details are now available at: http://www.ntf.or.jp/mouse/micromouse2016/MM2016recode01.html

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All Japan Micromouse Contest 2016

At the end of another All Japan Micromouse contest, there is plenty to look back on and lots of ideas for the future. The tide is definitely changing for the classic micromouse contest and probably also for the half-size. Fans … Continue reading

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Robofest 2016 results

Unfortunately, I was not able to attend the 2016 Birmingham City University Robofest held on November 12th. It looks like plenty of others could though. David Hannaford has kindly sent me the results. The Maze the maze for the final … Continue reading

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IET Triathlon 2017

The Robot triathlon is back for 2017 and this year we informing you early so that you can begin building your robots! We are planning on hosting the Robot Triathlon 2017 on the on the 11 March 2017 at the … Continue reading

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Birmingham City University Techfest 2017

Birmingham City University are set to run their seventh annual Techfest at the City Centre Campus, Millennium Point, Birmingham. On Saturday 24 June 2017, the University will be host to a celebration of technology, engineering and science. As with previous events there … Continue reading

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BCU Robofest 2016

This year’s Robofest event at Birmingham City University’s Millennium Point site will take place on Saturday November 12th. This annual robotics festival features contests for all ages and abilities and is open to all. Robofest will take place in the Curzon … Continue reading

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