The 2016 Robot Rally will be held on Saturday November 19 2016 at Pinckneyville Community Center .
Click here for more info and bot registration.
The 2015 Robot Rally was sponsored by Big Blue Saw's waterjet cutting service
Next General Meeting:
General meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month. The next general meeting will be held on October 15, 2016 10AM until noon at Pinckneyville Community Center. Everyone is welcome! Membership is not required to attend meetings.
The October 15th meeting will be for Robot Rally practice. Bring your bots to test on the actual Robot Rally course equipment.
Want to build a robot but have no clue how to get started? Check out our Beginners links.
Slides from the Designing Circuit Boards in Eagle presentation.
Build blog for the Bibimbot Mini Sumo bot.
Slides from OpenSCAD presentation.
Slides from Controlling Mini Sumo with a sequencer presentation.
Slides from the Raspberry Pi introduction presentation.
Caliper abuse for beginners by Charles Guan. How to use dial calipers to do accurate layout work.
More in the Publications and Presentations section.
Photos from previous meetings
At the Sept 2016 meeting William Moore demonstrated his analog line following robot. Click here for details.
At the May 2016 meeting Jerry Wasinger demonstrated his PI-Plates motor driver
board for Raspberry Pi
William Moore demonstrated his Meccanoid G15KS at the April 2016 meeting
Luis talked about his latest robots at the April 2015 meeting.
William Moore showed his latest creation, a pulsed IR object sensor board for his Zumo bot.
It has 7 IR LEDs and 3 photo transistors and talks to the main CPU via I2C.
Mark Fuller gave a presentation and demonstration of his RepRap 3D printer. (Click image to enlarge)
Dale Heatherington showed off his 10 GHZ radio beacon finder.
Open House 2009
August 2008 meeting Pictures
Damon Padgett (TRS) talked about his line of tactical police robots.
Charles Guan (right) shows off his fleet of combat bots, Uberclocker, Pop Quiz and Nuclear Kitten
3 pound Nuclear Kitten 5 and 1 pound Pop Quiz 2
Robot Rally Contest Scores,photos and videos:
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