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Facilities Guide & Supplied Hardware

SDP Facilities Guide:-

SDP Appleton Tower Covid-19 Rules:-

SDP Lab Rules:-

SDP Available Hardware:-

SDP Platform Guide:-

SDP Robot Connection Guide:-

EV3 - Raspberry Pi - Arduino Connection Diagram:-

SDP Budget Guidelines:-

SDP Price List:-

3D Printing Guide:-

Lego EV3 Mindstorms

SDP EV3 Guide:-

SDP Motor and Sensor Code Scripts:-

Lego EV3 Kit Contents:-

Lego EV3 Mindstorms


EV3 Test Files

EV3 Bluetooth Files

Example code and library to create a TCP port between Arduino - EV3 - Raspberry PI platforms

Raspberry Pi

SDP Raspberry PI Guide:-

SDP Raspberry PI and Turtlebot Camera Guide:-

Raspberry Pi Kit Contents:-

Raspberry Pi Connection Diagram:-

Raspberry Pi Setup Information:-

Raspberry Pi Documentation:-

R:SS Course Page:-

Example code and library to create a TCP port between Arduino - EV3 - Raspberry PI platforms

Raspberry Pi apt-get guide for SDPRobots (EXPERIMENTAL):-


Arduino Guide:-

Arduino Kit Contents:-

Arduino Connection Diagram:-

Arduino Uno

Arduino Power/Interface Board Diagram:-

SDP Arduino library - include this from your Arduino code -

Motor Board Diagram:-

Arduino Motor Test Code - look at this to see how to speak to the motors -

Motor Board Chip Code - Motor Chip Code

Rotational Encoder Board Diagram:-

Rotary Encoder Board Chip and Example Code - Rotary Encoder Example Code

Rotary Encoder Board Library Files - Rotary Encoder Library Files

SRF Command Mode Setup Guide - SRF Command Mode Setup Information For Arduino and RF USB sticks[SRF Command Mode Setup Guide]]

SRF Command Mode Details - SRF Command Mode Details

Example code and library to create a TCP port between Arduino - EV3 - Raspberry PI platforms

I2C Bus Scanner :-

Turtlebot3 and Robotic Arm User Guide

Turtlebot3 and Robotic Arm Guide:-


Pincherx 100 Robot Arm:-


Phidgets web page:-

SeeedStudio /Grove

Grove system: -

Lego Robot Construction

Robot Building Workshop Slides:-

Robot Physics:-

Lego Robot Building Guide Some Basic Tips to get you started :-

The Art of Lego -

Lego Design information -

How Lego Gearing Works -

Lego Motors detailed info -

Legos Part Store -

Unnoficial Lego Parts Stores -

Robot Battery Life Calculator -


AutoCAD Inventor 2018 Tutorial -

TinkerCAD -

Autodesk Inventor -

Other Facilities

uCreate Studio

Free-Use Hub

Remote Access to Informatics Computing Facilities and Software

Setting up a VPN to remotely connect to Informatics Services -

How to remotely login to a DiCE lab computer -

How to create a Remote Desktop session to connect to DiCE -

Computing Support can be contacte via the form here -

Installing software on DiCE yourself -

Available Software -


SDP 2018 Code Bases

Please note that all Code Bases are supplied in an "as is" condition and should be considered as Unsupported.

Arnold -

RoboTour -

Pour it:-

SpamBot :-

Lollibot:- Lollibot App:-

DipensED :-

SDP2020 Q+A Sessions

Health & Safety, Pitch Feedback, How To and Manufacturing

General Fault Finding

Prototyping & Soldering


SDP Robot Football Links

SDP 2016 2-Wheel Drive Example System:-

SDP 2016 Holonomic Drive Example System:-

The Best of SDP's Robot Football Years:- SDP2010 Group 6 Holly, SDP2011 Group 11 and SDP2014 Group 9

SDP CodeArchive2015, SDP CodeArchive2014, SDP CodeArchive2013, SDP CodeArchive2012, SDP Code Archive2011

SDP Videos:- SDP Match Videos

SDP Robot Photos:-SDP2014Robot Photos,, SDP2011 Robot Photos

Old Hardware Links

SDP 2017 Facilities Guide:-

RF Test Code - [[]]

Moturmux instruction guide - For Old Lego i2C motor multiplexers (i.e. the green ones not the motor board) -

For Old Lego i2C sensor boards (i.e. the green ones) -

Holonomic motion paper including the maths (from a RoboCup SSL team)

SDP Web Utilities

Topic attachments
I AttachmentSorted descending Action Size Date Who Comment
pdfpdf Giving-a-talk_HT_KFH.pdf manage 307.6 K 26 Mar 2016 - 08:46 Main.s1368042 Presentation on how to give a talk/the final presentation
pdfpdf apt-sdp-robots.pdf manage 144.5 K 19 Feb 2020 - 10:14 Main.s1655225 Guide for using apt with raspberry pis connected to SDP robots or other networks without internet access
Topic revision: r124 - 29 Apr 2021 - 09:32:58 - GarryEllard
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