Little Black Box
This will be my first robot with a brain, unlike my first attempt at a robot which just had 4 transistors for its extremely basic operation. I'll be using an Arduino, or more specifically the generic "Really Bare Bones Board" from Modern Device, which is considerably more affordable. Some people refer to these generic boards as "Freeduino."
After my Solarbotics order arrived the other day I was so anxious to play with my cool new robot parts that I ended up building for a good chunk of the day instead of working, which I was supposed to be doing. But I completed the chassis for the bot already, built out of the 3mm expanded PVC I ordered. Some of you may have seen pictures of the parts here:
This will be an "arty" robot, as the lingo on this site seems to go, since I'm putting LED's inside the body and behind the eyes to create some cool effects while it moves.
Videos and more photos to come. Stay tuned.