Update on mechanical architecture

This past few days, Vlaya, Xavier and I also worked on the mechanical architecture of our Phyllo. We’ve already made several posts on this subject, but we still have doubts and questions. Your opinions and experiences are much welcome.

General architecture

The Phyllo (the printed shell of the petals) rests on a circular PVC plate of 25cm in diameter. The main PCB is attached on the top of this PVC plate. The PVC plate is fixed to the axis by a metal piece that the school mechanic will machine for us.

Then, going down, we find the two ball bearings carrying VCC.… Read more