Monthly Archives: December 2014

FlowPaw Balancing Robot

We have made a mini balancing robot similar to the famous Segway (TM) using the FlowPaw board and the Accelerometer, Gyro, & Bluetooth click/claws.FPSegway5

FlowPawClaws LR

We used the FlowStone programming language to send the values for the PID maths and display the sensor and PID values on screen.FlowPawSegway4We also made a new DSP module that runs the PID etc. on the FlowPaw hardware, we then just send the PID tuning values from FlowStone to the FlowPaw via the Bluetooth wireless connection.

MotorController2LRHere’s the motor controller and battery underneath..

And a short video: