Category Archives: Micromouse

Micromouse Maze Files

By | March 25, 2018

The maze file archive mentioned in my earlier post has been updated and the maze files moved to their own repository on github. The new set is better organised and contains many new mazes, including those from the New Technology Foundation archive.

Micromouse Maze File Collection

By | January 31, 2018

Over the years, I have collected quite a lot of micromouse maze files. These are all for the 16×16 classic contest. Several people have asked for copies of these so I have put the entire collection on github.

UKMATTS 2017 Report

By | November 14, 2017

The UKMATTS Micromouse competition took place on November 4th at Hazlemere near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. The event was organised and run by Duncan Louttit. The maze and line following track were kindly lent to us by Birmingham City University. The timing gear was provided by David Hannaford, Ian Butterworth and Duncan Louttit. For the… Read More »

New Spanish Micromouse Details

By | November 2, 2017

If you search for micromouse in Spain, you are likely only to end up at a software company site. However, Miguel Sánchez de León Peque recently sent me details of a new micromouse made by him and Clara Casas Castedo and it looks great.

Micromouse Hard Acceleration

By | August 3, 2017

If your micromouse acceleration is very high, the front end will want to lift due to reaction torque. Two wheel mice lose traction as the back end presses down on the floor. Four wheel mice should perform better. But what if you accelerate really hard?