Initial Stair Testing

After a lot of trial an error we have finally gotten our configuration set in our motor controllers to allow us to climb stairs with ease! Shown in the video below is not the final configuration for stairs, we still have a few improvements to make to allow us to...

First Drive Tests

After a very long break and first week back, we finally did some driving last night! We’re still working through some software bugs with the pod actuation so they’re not on the robot quite yet. You can check out the video here: Hopefully we’ll post a...

Continued Assembly

Here’s a few pictures of our progress so far! We did our last seal test and everything checks out! The next time the robot sees water we will be fully running. Once the robot returned from seal testing we began assembling the electronics on the top plate and...

Our First Steps

The WALRUS Rover has moved under its own power! While we are still in assembly mode, the team took a break to take the rover for a walk, running the motors off of a benchtop power supply on an extension cable. This has come after a few sealing tests in the WPI pool...