19. Project development¶
- 3D Printing of all main structures.
Design and fabrication of electronics.
- Technically water pumps are both electronic and structures.
- The boards I will be using utilize an ATTiny 412.
Yet to complete:
Laser cutting of the main water tank
- This is the only major part yet to be fabricated, it will be mostly laser cut and glued with acryllic powder and acetone, although I may need some silicone sealant in case there are any leaks.
Integration of all components
So far all of the fabricated parts and electronics have worked smoothly, the first print of the big trunk was of a very low quality, nevertheless still functional. Electronics inlcuding water pumps have worked smoothly, and all sensors have been tested separately.
So far the main challenge is time management, I will laser cut the main water tank the 3.6 and integrate it all on the 6.6, programming shold be quite fast.
What have I learnt?¶
The design part took 99.99999% of the time I have spent so far, it was really difficult to achieve the appearance I desired while keeping the functionality.
Time management is definitely the biggest challenge, when to do what is perhaps the harder part of the project development.