Entries by charles banuelos

Generic Color Sensor Requirements

Written by Charles Banuelos (Manufacturing and Design;Division Manager) & Muhannad Al Mohamed (Electronic & Control Division Manager) Worked on by Charles Banuelos (Manufacturing and Design;Division Manager) & Muhannad Al Mohamed (Electronic & Control Division Manager)     The Color Sensor Shield shall provide measurements from two color sensors with different I2C addresses. The Color Sensor […]

Muse Laser Cutter Setup

Written By Charles Banuelos Worked on by Charles Banuelos Lucas Gutierrez Vanessa Enriquez An initial unpacking was completed by Prof. Hill. There was a meeting, occurring on Thursday(11/2/2017) at 3pm that verified that all parts of the laser were received. There was extra hose clamps purchased in order to secure all water hoses to the input […]

Color Sensor Trade off Study

Written By Charles Banuelos MFG DM Muhannad Al Mohamed E&C DM   Previous tests The color sensor placement in relation to the PCB is very important. The distance testing that will be occurring will tell what is the best distance to place the color sensors on the PCB. The sensor placement will determine whether the […]

Eagle Cad Lecture series

Written by Charles Banuelos MFG DM The division has finished learning Eagle Cad. The first of the two tutorials covered moving of components in eagle cad along with switching to the PCB layout so that they may start to build. The second tutorial covered how to create traces and nets on the PCB. The lecture then […]

Generic Color Sensor Schematic

Written by Charles Banuelos  MFG DM The schematic below is for a hedge following shield that will connect directly to the 3DoT board. The design follows Thomas Forman’s designs from EE444. The color sensor chips have the addresses as power and ground which makes the I2C addresses 00 and 01. The LEDs chosen were chosen due […]