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How to determine how far has my bot turned?

Hi All

I wonder how you determine how far your robot has turned? I have a newly built catarpillar and find it turns a different amount depending on the surface (and of course obstacles).

How do you pro's determine how much your robot has turned?

I guess one could use some form of becons and triangulation or an onboard compass but are there any other methods you guys & gals use?

Thanks

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But encoders are the most logical way.

ignore mine... it is only good to use encoders on wheels....