Hackathon Results

The four of us met this past Sunday to achieve two key goals:

  1. Operate the thrusters from end to end. That is, using an XBox controller attached to an operator laptop with GUI display, spin the thrusters by communicating with the Odroid SBC on the same LAN. The SBC controls the PWM board, which controls the ESC, which controls the thrusters.
  2. Choose the remaining internal components-- including connectors, router, (larger) DC converter-- and fit them into the 6" x 12" cylindrical hull.

We achieved both quite successfully: