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The goal of this page is maintaining an updated list of the status of the s-bots in IRIDIA For each s-bot, a short list of hardware/software problems should be given. Every time an error/problem occurs while experimenting with the s-bots, it *must* be recorded here.

Quick status update

  • 10 robots in IRIDIA, 3 in Lausanne - 26,22,6

Common hardware problems

The following document list common hardware problems and their solutions:

When something happens to the s-bots (French, pdf)

Sbots in IRIDIA

sbot 9

ok (Acampo 14:19, 5 March 2006 (CET))

sbot 13

ok (Acampo 14:19, 5 March 2006 (CET))

sbot 22

  • I just broke the gripper. Sorry. Acampo 01:35, 5 March 2006 (CET)
  • IN LAUSANNE FOR REPAIR. I also changed it's functioning sound board with the non-functioning one of s-bot35, which is now OK campatzis 10:46, 14 March 2006 (CET)

sbot 23

ok (Acampo 14:19, 5 March 2006 (CET))


  • Gripper will not open or close
  • Grinding noise when doing turret rotation

(rogrady 14:19, 5 March 2006 (CET))


  • Perspex turret has a bad fit onto camera. Means hard to get consistent centre for libsboteye.

Sbots in Lausanne

sbot 6

Needs to be disassembled and reassembled

sbot 26

  • Turret get very easily misaligned -> need very often calibration. Acampo 18:29, 26 February 2006 (CET)
  • Network is not easy to get. I usually have to reboot once or twice. Acampo 18:29, 26 February 2006 (CET)
  • The bad recharging circuit has been interverted and put on sbot26. DON'T RECHARGE sbot26, DON'T USE sbot26.

sbot 35

  • The sound board is changed with the one of s-bot22 which anyway is for repair in Lausanne so now everything is fine campatzis 10:47, 14 March 2006 (CET)

New chargers and robots

Report here a pair of robot / charger where the charger switched to green automatically, i.e. it is safe to leave these charger / sbot combinations overnight.

charger sbot numbers
1 23, 13, 22, 35, 9
2 35, 23, 13
3 22, 13
4 13, 23, 35