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garfield
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 1.8  1.8 
-1. Decide ​the way to set up the box (board) which holds the battery, raspberry and arduino. +\\ 1. Deciding ​the way to set up the box (board) which holds the battery, raspberry and arduino. 
-2. Measuring and cutting the board. +\\ 2. Measuring and cutting the board. 
-3. Finding screws and screw heads for installing.+\\ 3. Finding screws and screw heads for installing.
  
 1.9 1.9
-1. Locating holes and drilling them. +\\ 1. Locating holes and drilling them. 
-2. Using zip-ties to attach the battery instead, since there was no enough space for the screw heads. ​+\\ 2. Using zip-ties to attach the battery instead, since there was no enough space for the screw heads. ​ 
 +\\ {{:​farmbots:​img_20180116_150012.jpg?​400|}}
  
 1.10 1.10
-1. Installing the arduino using zip-ties. +\\ 1. Installing the arduino using zip-ties. 
-2. Drilling and installing the raspberry with M3 screws and lock-nuts. +\\ 2. Drilling and installing the raspberry with M3 screws and lock-nuts. 
-3. Installing the board onto the gantry column. We have difficulty holding the tee nuts in position. It is solved ​ +\\ 3. Installing the board onto the gantry column. We have difficulty holding the tee nuts in position. It is solved by putting little rolls of tape under the tee nuts. 
-by putting little rolls of tape under the tee nuts.+\\ {{:​farmbots:​wechat_image_20180116145845.jpg?​400|}}
  
 1.11 1.11
-1. Watching the video and learn that the raspberry and arduino are connected with a USB cable. +\\ 1. Watching the video and learn that the raspberry and arduino are connected with a USB cable. 
-2. Running the cables (for battery) through the x-axis. +\\ 2. Running the cables (for battery) through the x-axis. 
-3. Considering the way to install the air pump. +\\ 3. Considering the way to install the air pump. 
-4. Soldering to extend the wires of the power in x-axis to the plug.+\\ 4. Soldering to extend the wires of the power in x-axis to the plug. 
 +{{:​farmbots:​img_20180112_151459.jpg?​400|}}
  
 **Lessons we learned** **Lessons we learned**
  
-1. The cable carrier closures can be opened by tweezers,and that the cables are much easier to fit into the carrier. +\\ 1. The cable carrier closures can be opened by tweezers,and that the cables are much easier to fit into the carrier. 
-2. Using little rolls of type to hold the tee nuts in the rails is a brilliant idea! It is help full when we work with vertically positioned moving parts. +\\ 2. Using little rolls of type to hold the tee nuts in the rails is a brilliant idea! It is help full when we work with vertically positioned moving parts. 
-3. It better to install the electronics box before the entire gantry is assembled. Better planning could be done to make the installation easier.+\\ 3. It better to install the electronics box before the entire gantry is assembled. Better planning could be done to make the installation easier.
  
 **Contributors**:​ Aeon, Amy, Ariana, Fatima, Garfield, Halley, Yolanda **Contributors**:​ Aeon, Amy, Ariana, Fatima, Garfield, Halley, Yolanda
  
  
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