From the monthly archives:

January 2010

January 29, 2010

Once again, we have learned that I am good at breaking things. In fact, I usually learn best when something ends up broken. That way, I know not to do it again. This time, I managed to fry the logic board in the Open ReVolt “Cougar” Controller. It all stems from hooking up a tablet [...]

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Milwaukee MakerSpace: Universal Robot Parade Float Platform

January 20, 2010

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Tablet PC for EV Controller

January 18, 2010

Yesterday was another EV build day. The big fun surprise was that my friend Tom had dug up a tablet PC that runs Windows XP. That means I can run the RTD Explorer software on it to view information, in real-time, from my controller. I will also be able to tweak the settings on the [...]

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My Grandmother: The EV Queen

January 15, 2010

My grandmother was in town visiting this last week. While I missed the family dinner with her (as my mother picked a date out of the blue WITHOUT asking people IF they were available first) I was able to visit her by myself a few days ago. I brought some slides and photographs that I [...]

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Enginer Prius PHEV Conversion: Part 5

January 6, 2010

After I left Tim’s house on New Years Eve, he continued working on finishing off the Enginer PHEV kit in his Prius. This footage was shot by Tim as he connected the wiring from the PHEV kit to the cars computer. He has since driven the car a few times and noticed higher traction pack [...]

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