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Re: More on batteries

On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Cindy Wong wrote:

> > Well, if we have 1 battery - you want to put it right at the center to
> > optimize the centre of mass.  But there is big hole in the centre.  We
> > have to somehow cope/work with it.  If we have 2 batteries, we should keep
> > everything symmetrical again to optimize the mass distribution of the
> > robot.  The robot will be a lot easier to drive ( and will move a lot
> > better) if the weight is distributed the right way.
> You haven't seen the robot lately?  There is no big hole at the bottom.

Sorry, I don't remember how the thing looks like. Anywho, my pt was that
mass distribution is important.  (and you also want easy access to the