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May 15, 2009
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Nerf Sentry Gun…be afraid.

The nerf sentry gun was developed as a final project for Cornell University’s CS1114 Matlab Robotics class. Jason Wright and I worked on the gun together, and were awarded “coolest final project”. Check out the video of the gun in … Continue reading

Finished Guitar

June 20, 2008
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Analyzing Outputs, Tweaking Code, Adding Features, and finishing the Guitar

I haven’t posted an update in a while, but it’s purely because we’ve been so busy with the bot. As the long title of this post implies, we’ve gotten a lot accomplished recently, including finishing the guitar! (not the whole … Continue reading

June 5, 2008
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More guitar mods, and PCB testing

Since we are convinced that the inside our our guitar is going to look really cool when complete, we’ve decided to make a a back window out of plexiglass, so today we’ve started to cut it. As normal, today was … Continue reading

June 4, 2008
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Guitar Programming bug fixes, PCB testing, and USB installation

At this point, it’s all about bug fixes. We have two working version of our program, the spin version, running in a slower interpreted language that is easier to code, and a super fast-assembly version, that still doesn’t work perfectly, … Continue reading

June 3, 2008
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Even more Programming, and the Arrival of PCBs

Oh yes, even more programming today. After spending hours working out little bugs in our new code platform, we finally have a “working” version. However, it is still not as good as our previous program (the one that 100 percented … Continue reading

June 2, 2008
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First 100%!

Granted, it was on practice mode (to avoid the star power notes that mess it up), but we did get our first 100% today on a custom song: “Black Widow of La Porte.” Most of today was focused on our … Continue reading

May 29, 2008
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Program Tweaking

As we prepare for our final circuit boards to arrive, we have been fine tuning our programming. Today involved trying to learn assembly language, a programming form that allows for faster execution of code, but is signifigantly more difficult to … Continue reading

Button connection wires soldered onto existing board connections

May 19, 2008
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Reverse Engineering the Guitar Hero X-plorer

We got a whole lot done today. On the programming side of things, we’ve been working on getting the signals to go in through the microprocessor. There are a few things that the processor has to take care of…It needs … Continue reading