Let's Make Robots!

Saying HI again. Still here building bots...

Hello again!

It has been ages since I have been on LMR and I missed you guys something fierce! :-)

I have just built another "generic" Arduino based bot (it WAS NOT fun getting the driver to install in Windows 8!!!)

(I will try and get a picture and more details up when I can, but basically it uses a Arduino Uno, a servo/Sharp rangefinder combo and a L293D bridge chip to control 2 very low power motors driving the wheels in differential form. Like I said, pretty generic.)

I am using the "MariaMole" IDE (see: http://dalpix.com/mariamole) as a nice replacement for the "standard" Arduino editor. (You do still need the old editor installed as this acts more like an advanced shell, but I fell in love with the code colors!)

LMR, Thank YOU for still being here and looking better than ever.

 

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Good to see you are still kicking about. I am guessing you keep forgetting your username/password? :)

Birdnum,

My old computer died and I kept all my passwords on it. I just never did print them out! Duh!!!

My new Windows 8 machine without a touch screen (a real love/hate relationship...) will be treated better. I will practice printing of important things and actively backing it up! (Something else I ignored on the old machine.)

It seems you can teach an old dog new tricks! :-)

 

you are still kicking. :D