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Wheel circumference/diameter 
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Post Wheel circumference/diameter
What are the circumference and/or diameter of the large and small tetrix wheels?

What distance do each of the 1440 segments represent?

Sun Oct 10, 2010 1:20 pm
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Post Re: Wheel circumference/diameter
This will change depending on your drivetrain, the amount of gearing you have, the amount of resistance, etc.

test it out and determine how far it drives your robot

I believe the wheels are 3" and 4" respectively in diameter, which means 3pi and 4pi in circumference...

if you need a more absolute distance, use the sonar sensor, I have found it to be much more reliable than encoders for distance measuring, but its up to you

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Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:00 pm
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