My Omnibot although brilliant is very noisy trundling about.
Also due to the original battery being a big heavy lump it now needs weighing down at the back to stop it lurching or rocking when starting up. Although the original motors are very capable/powerful to pull along all the weight I was wondering if anyone would recommend swapping to modified servo's are they going to be powerful enough and more importantly a lot less noisy?
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For noise, consider surrounding the base in foam. Go to a craft store and purchase a block of soft foam. Use a sharp knife/razor and cut out the foam to fit the contour of the base. That should get rid of most of the noise too.
I don't think the modified servos will be powerful enough. And they will most surely be very slow.
He can certainly lug around around a lot of weight plus a couple of beer cans so modded servo's probably won't cope. I will make the mods and report back on progress.
Today I have been doing a few running repairs to his arms and head servo mounts and I'm planning the next set of upgrades which will be a better sound system and some more LED's
Can you think of a way to make his head track objects vertically? If you do, post a vid! Now that ARC will track vertical, it will be a neat addition
I'll post a release tonight
I'll have something for you tomorrow