2020-06-24 (W) InCompass

I created ten variables to store the history of the Z Gyro readings because I couldn't find anything named an array, and that's when I discovered Lists in Blockly. Lists are arrays by another name, at least in the way I am using them. Next, I made a function to scan the gyroscope, update the min and max variables, and record the history. After some errors, I found out that Blockly lists are 1-justified, which will take some getting used to.

When I had the scanning function defined, I constructed another to monitor the accelerometers. I had everything in place to expect spikes in the readings and use those periods of activity to update the headings, and the downtime would help calibrate and temper the gyroscope. After I looked at the values, I remembered that these accelerometers monitor the inclination, not acceleration. I will have to implement a calibration period where the errant gyroscope readings will be averaged out and subtracted from the running numbers.
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The rest of the posts for this project have been arranged by date.
Completed projects from year 1
Completed projects from year 2
Completed projects from year 3
Completed projects from year 4
Completed projects from year 5
Completed projects from year 6
Completed projects from year 7

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