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The Robot: Successful Installation of Debian onto the Alix 3c2 Board

Nov 04, 2008, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Palmer)

"This is my prototype "power distribution board". Currently it consists of 2 12V/2A regulators, some resistors and a 1000uF/30V smoothing capacitor. It provides 12v to the Alix board, and 12v to the motor controller. If both motors stall, they can use up to 6A, so whilst this is fine for testing the controller board, I'm going to have to replace one of the regulators with a transformer system to provide the necessary power to the motors."

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