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Board Cleaner Robot

 
it erases any kind of board

Hello everybody! I'm new here and I would like to share a project I am working in with some partners in university. It is a board cleaner robot. It is made with Lego Mindstorms 2.0. This robot has two important parts:

- A car with 4 wheels, which moves all along the board it has to clean

- An arm that has two movements: up and down and forward - backward

Finally the robot is finished, I hope you enjoy the videos. Thanks for your patience.

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That's cool, one thing I really wanted to make was a robot that would wander around all day, maybe using light sensors to follow the sun, and just set it down on a big piece of paper with a pen strapped to it, to get a map of its wanderings.

Does your robot operate vertically on an upright board? When you say 'board', I'm imagining a blackboard or a markerboard, is that what you mean? Or some other kind?

Dan

Lego robots aren't pre-engineered! I would say they're "pre-machined" as you don't have to manufacture parts, but buolgin interesting Lego robots definiretly requires engineering. 

God created the integers; all else is the work of man - Leopold Kronecker

All buolgin does!

/ Fritsl

It is supposed to clean any type of board. I mean, it will have an accesory in which we can attach a towel (or similar, to clean market boards) or a eraser (to clean blackboards). But we haven't designed this accesory yet. I hope on friday I can upload some images and videos of the robot for you to have an idea on how it works. 

Cool! :D

Welcome!!

That is going to be a fun project, looking forward to see that!! And I am sure after a while you will have to try to put a pen in the hand of the robot and make it draw as well ;)

/ Fritsl

Yes! Why not? It's basically a big X-Y plotter! Excellent idea. 

God created the integers; all else is the work of man - Leopold Kronecker