I’ve been trying to make my own odometry by using 2 dead wheels on my drive. I just realize that this is all fun and games until it turns, the X-Axis wheel becomes the Y-Axis and vice versa. Do I have to use a gyro to make it switch?
I’ve been working on one, and have almost completed it. Use the pilons odometry guide to get the equations to use, then write a program to monitor the coordinates.
Are your wheels parallel to each other? In order to do turns you need to have them parallel or some other sensor.
I had them perpendicular to each other
You need 3 wheels, two which are parallel.
Well there is your problem. I highly recommend looking at the pilon’s (5225a) odom document. They have 2 parallel wheels which handle the turns as well as forward and backward movement. As well as one perpendicular wheel to handle lateral movement. The doc explains it better then I ever could.
is there a link that I can use.