Mike and Gareth discuss encoder voltages (again), redundant brake philosophy, and a couple of kinetic art projects.
Mike and Gareth tackle encoders again before chatting about running Chain Motors on Spikemark.
Mike and Gareth talk about split Accel/Decel, encoder position during power loss, and reusing Stagehands with a variety of motors.
Gareth and Royal discuss the construction, testing, and installation of a 6x12 sunroof & elevator for Steppenwolf. Royal fills us in on a marathon troubleshooting session in Dallas.
Royal and Gareth dig into Spikemark 3.3 bug fixes and features. They also explore how to defeat limits on the Stagehand Pro.
Royal and Gareth discuss some follow up from listeners, Royal fills us in on the details of the Bellagio Fountain job, and we chat about Windows 10.
Gareth and Royal discuss the basics of acceleration, velocity, and the math that goes along with it. They then wrap up their discussion about Nord gearmotors from a couple of episodes back. The episode is wrapped up with a quick discussion on the Showstopper 3 system and Spikemark 3.3.
Royal and Gareth chat about the load-in of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Trucking, installation, and a couple of Spikemark bugs discussed.
In this week's episode Gareth and Royal discuss the differences in fabrication versus manufacturing for both the mechanical side and electrical side. The episode is finished up with a quick discussion on what is in Gareth's and Royal's backpacks and tool bags when they hit the road for a gig.
In this week's episode, Royal and Gareth discuss some feedback on CAD tools from last week's show and then finish the CAD chat with a look at EDA tools for circuit design. Next up, they chat about the shop test of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang rig heading out to Colorado. Finally, they wrap up with a quick look at the new Mitsubishi A800 VFD.
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This week, Royal and Gareth talk about using the d3 projection software with Spikemark on a recent corporate event. Then the guys dive into a conversation about the design process at Creative Conners and the CAD tools we prefer.
Royal and Gareth revisit NORD gearmotors and discuss the advantages and disadvantages compared to SEW. Next up, they discuss different uses for the Stagehand FX. And then they finish with some advice for stage technicians that want to learn a little more about programming.
In our second episode, Royal and Gareth fill in some details of their personal history, talk about 3 upcoming automation projects, discuss techniques for building curved deck tracks, and discuss PLC's...again.
In the inaugural episode, Royal and Gareth talk about PLC's, WATCHOUT software, and the next version of our Pushstick winch.