Category Archives: Micromouse

Connector choice for the micromouse

Find suitable small connector for your micromouse or small robot project Continue reading

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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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Disaster averted or delayed?

A bit of routine maintenance on the maze code for my micromouse turned into a possible real problem that has been waiting to surface for years now. In spite of running much the same flooding and path generating code since … Continue reading

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2016 Taiwan Micromouse Contest

Results from the 2016 Taiwan Micromouse and Intelligent Robot Contest Continue reading

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Sad News From Japan

It is with great sadness that I pass on the news of the passing of Hirofumi Tashiro. Today I received this message from Yuki Nakagawa: We have to inform you really sad news about Mr.Tashiro passed away yesterday after a long … Continue reading

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