28 Sep '15, 11am

Neato Botvac LiDAR Repair Includes Juicy Pics and a Tool Hack

Neato Botvac LiDAR Repair Includes Juicy Pics and a Tool Hack

Now keep your head on a swivel ’cause along the way [Anton] has the all-too familiar point in his repair where he puts the original project on hold while he makes a specialized tool he needs to finish the job. It’s hard to tell which is more impressive: turning a laptop webcam into a camera capable of clearly viewing bond wires and (wait for it!) where they are attached on the Silicon, or that he (yeah, we were making a comparison…member?) went straight back to solving the original problem. [Anton] did split this project into two separate blog posts, the first one is linked above and it’s not until the second post that he fixes the original problem . Perhaps there was a bit of scope creep, which was the reason for the separate blog entries? At any rate, [Anton] does a great job documenting the process along with what he calls some ‘juicy pictures’ and you can see a few of ...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2015/09/28/neato-botvac-lidar-repair-...

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