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*Parts Ordered Online
 
*Parts Ordered Online
**2-Axis Brushless Camera Gimbal Stabilization Control Board ($38.91)
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**Arduino Nano ($30)
**2 Brushless Gimbal Motors ($15.15 each)
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**MPU6050 Module, Accelerometer and Gyroscope ($6)
**2200mAh 3S1P 30C Battery ($13.33)
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**Mini Breadboard ($5)
**Shipping ($20.00)
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**XBee Radio Module ($20)
*Hardware and Miscellaneous Items ($15.00)
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*Hardware and Miscellaneous Items ($10.00)
**Screws
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**Various connectors
**Wire
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**9V Battery
**Wire Snap Connectors
 
**Dampening Pads
 
 
**And other unforeseen items necessary for assembly
 
**And other unforeseen items necessary for assembly
*Finally we would like to hold $30 in reserve which will only be used if we need to purchase replacement brushless gimbal motors due to the malfunction of our original motors
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*We would like to keep another $30 in reserve, just in case we run into a hardware problem or we accidentally break the Arduino/modules during testing.
  
'''Total:''' $147.54 (including the $30 reserve)
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'''Total:''' $101 (including the $30 reserve)
  
 
==Gantt Chart==
 
==Gantt Chart==

Revision as of 11:28, 12 February 2016

Description


Project Overview


This semester, our project is to design a system that will allow a user to track basic tennis swing movements. Currently, there are are a few companies that provide this kind of tracking; however, the most established of them require that the player purchase a specific racket. Others are not as accurate or have a lot of reviews where the sensor flies off of the racket. What we hope to accomplish with this project is a cost-effective solution to become a better tennis player by providing feedback on their swing.

For our project, we will be collecting data by using a combined accelerometer and gyroscope to track swing movements. By the end of the semester, we will be able to show data collected from a tennis racket being swung. As two former college tennis players, we will be able to look at the swing and provide some feedback on how to improve it.

Project Objectives


  • Research what kinds of sensors would be most effective for this application
  • Design a system that allows for easy mounting
  • Provide reasonable filtering post-data collection
  • Successfully provide feedback about tennis swing

Project Challenges


  • Setting up an Arduino Nano with proper modules
  • Programming of the board
  • Interpreting raw data from the sensor module, including providing filtering
  • Making sure the object is not too intrusive when actually swinging the racket

Budget


  • Parts Ordered Online
    • Arduino Nano ($30)
    • MPU6050 Module, Accelerometer and Gyroscope ($6)
    • Mini Breadboard ($5)
    • XBee Radio Module ($20)
  • Hardware and Miscellaneous Items ($10.00)
    • Various connectors
    • 9V Battery
    • And other unforeseen items necessary for assembly
  • We would like to keep another $30 in reserve, just in case we run into a hardware problem or we accidentally break the Arduino/modules during testing.

Total: $101 (including the $30 reserve)

Gantt Chart


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