Anouncting EPM V2 Electro Permanent Magnet and OGCAN CAN BUS daughter card!
We are announcing Version 2 of the EPM, Electro Permanent Magnet and the OpenGrab CAN daughterboard (OGCAN). A simple solution for cargo gripping for UAV’s and robots.
Introduction EPM V2... Read more
Instructions for using the EPM with APM2.X from 3dRobotics
Check out the Blog post over at diydrones.com on how to setup the a quad with the EPM
All units shipped out!!
Update Today we finished shipping out the last units!!! 10.000$ over budget and 10 months late.....
The materials were stuck in customs for about 45 days, we got them out... Read more
Over the last few weeks we been constantly cranking out around 5 units per day. We have shipped all but the last 20 EPM's!!!! We are going to... Read more
Here´s the latest on shipping...all the EPM do-it-yourself kits have been shipped. The last of the EPM fully assembled version with the 12mm bracket have also been shipped. That leaves... Read more
So we´ve had a lot of delays and production problems but things are looking up. 6 months into the project and we are shipping daily now and production is increasing... Read more
just got back drinking a few beer celebrating, yeah we got or fist unit to ship!!!
everything is tested out and works perfectly!
the plan is to ship what we... Read more
today i did the last testing of the circuit on the last pre production version..."kickstarter a crash course in electronic engineering" there were problems such as the OR gate switching so fast that... Read more
just posted an update on the bottom of the http://code.google.com/p/opengrab/wiki/Index page.....we are gonna use the email list for communication and not the kicksterter update thing so make sure your on the list if you... Read more
received funding from amazon only two days after the project closed..remarkable!!...still in the process of collecting materials. some have arrived-others are still pending...work on fabricating the PCB will start on... Read more
Answering some questions....
manly for you Will, I think other would like to see it too...
The hook on 1248B is there to simplify the plating process and will be sniped off,...i have... Read more
Laser cutting parts
Today I finalized and placed an order for the parts that need to be laser cut at a Chinese factory. We are looking at about 20 days before they will be here. ... Read more
almost ready to go!!!
been working overtime getting all the stuff shipped down...most difficult has been some of the chemicals we need for the PCB and the nickel plating but it´s pretty much covered... Read more
Charging Station setup
So what I will do for the extra 7$ is Nickel plate the silicon steel (transformer/relay iron) so one could cook up a charging station. The reason is that silicon... Read more
Here are some renderings and a animated exploded view, the PCB is to top red board just a Elco is shown for reference....(scale is in cm not inches)
Google group mailing list
Started the mailing list, shoot me a msg with your email and I add you, only for backers....
So this keeps getting better and better!!
There where some feedback regarding the trade off between staying on scheduled and quality. I am gonna focus on quality and doing things... Read more
Again thank you guys so much for supporting this project, and to kickstarter for providing such a great platform!!!
I just canceled everything I had on my scheduled for the... Read more
So the there where a lot of request for R10 support I lost count how many so this is a done deal. I am already talking to R10 and they... Read more
The First Few Days!
So the responses I got was overwhelming positive. It only has been two days and half way there. I already started organizing suppliers for all the various components and in... Read more