Let's Make Robots!

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?


Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

But encoders are the most logical way.

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