• Sketchy Logg Dogg Logging Robot Remote Control Hacking
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    Sketchy Logg Dogg Logging Robot Remote Control Hacking

    When we last left [Wes] amidst the torn-open guts of his Logg Dogg logging robot, he had managed to revitalize the engine and dug into the hydraulics, but one big obstacle remained: the lack of the remote control unit. In today‚Äôs installment of the Logg Dogg series, [Wes] summarizes weeks of agony over creating a custom circuit based around a microcontroller, a joystick and a lot of relays and other bits and pieces to drive the solenoids inside the logging machine that control the hydraulics. Giving the remote controller a bench test before connecting to the logging robot (Credit: Watch Wes Work) Most of the struggle was actually with the…

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