The 30th APEC Micromouse Competition was held on March 21st, 2016 at Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach.
The image above is the maze for this competition, and there were typically 2 paths for speed runs, Marked in Blue and Green. If the mouse successfully made search on the way to cente[……]
Classic Micromouse Expert group Final Results:
Green Path: 113 cells 17 turns
Purple Path: 88 cells 34 turns
The 1st and 2nd places chose the purple path, and they are vacuum design
The 6th place(Ng BengKiat) chose the green path, however he only made 1 speed without the max setti[……]
2015(36th) All Japan Micromouse Competition is taking place this weekend(Nov-20-2015 to Nov-22-2015). Here is the official schedule for broadcasting through internet. I also convert the Japan local time to Pacific standard time for your convenience.
Here is the preliminary running order for a[……]
Around all micromouse players in the world, the magnetic buzzer from PUI Audio SMT-0540 is the most commonly used for a long time due to its compact size and great sound quality. The package yields 5x5x2.1mm size which is the smallest I can find with proper power supply range and loudness.
Crystal is on the most often used clock source for micro-controller. It requires 2 capacitor with same value(typically) connect between the 2 terminals of the crystal and the ground in order to match the load capacitance of the crystal that you are using.
Here is the how you calculate the[……]
Due to the popularity of building a 4 wheel mouse got significantly increased. I had a lot people emailed about where they can buy faulhaber 1717 motors.
Here I am posting links about the site of the regional distributors. So far I found UK and US. The link for UK is provided by My Peter Harr[……]
2015 California Micromouse Competition was held on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at University of California, San Diego campus.
I was pretty lucky to win the first place this year. Although there were some problems during the this event caused by the organizer, UCSD IEEE still did excellent job to make[……]
The event was successfully held on May 10th, 2015 by UCLA IEEE at UCLA Campus. I will talk more about this event if I have time. Here are the videos.