Sicilian Robot "Jaffiu u cuttu"
this is a simply sicilian robot what: Navigate around via infrared and solar panels, lighting with lamp when it's dark, send image from motorized wireless camera, charge battery from solar panel.It's autonomou or, if you want, controlled by remote control wired. Solar panel provides just 6V and 50mA. Banaly, if you want to charge four 1.2V and 500mAh batteries (for example AA Ni-MH) it takes 10hours to finish complitely the re-charge.
1 Sharp InfraRed Sensor
3 PIC: 2x 12F675 and 1x 16F84 microcontroller Microchip
2 IC L293D
1 tamiya dual motor gearbox
1 pin-hole camera (from china :))
1 servomotor for camera
1 solar cell (very very small) to "read" the amount of light and possibly turn on one lamp
2 front red leds