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here is an autonomous robot that has a plc as brain and an IR sensor with relay output.When the sensor detects an object, it will turn away from the object.
I have been very inspired by Frits robot with the yellow wheels.
I use a speed controller from velleman electronics to control the speed of the 2 gearmotors, and the servomotor is without electronics I control it with af relay and the potentiometer in the servo goes to an input on the plc, so the robot knows where the sensor is and which way it must turn.
The sensor turns from side to side and stops when it detects an object and starts again when there is no object
Update 10/4/2009
finaly Easter and more freetime to play with my robot. I added a new video and some
Pictures.
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I added a motorcontrol to the pwm motorcontroller so that the robot starts slowly and stops slowly ( the 3 last pictures) watch video
Update: 12/4 2009 
Found this inside a old computermouse 3 encoders and some switches
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Cool treads. want video!
thanks I also like your Edward
where did you get those parts? that looks COOOL. 50/1 at 12v, is that way fast?

I bought it from Active Robots here is a link and you kan also see an video on this page.

http://www.active-robots.com/products/platforms/tri-track.shtml

I don't konw how fast it runs i have only testet the robot on my table so far, but thats why i added a speedcontroller (pwm) if it runs to fast

waw cool treads.. he has this relly war machine look.. just mount a minigun on top of it, and he is ready to destroy the world
Thanks but i will pas on the mini gun ;-)
Is that the Lynxmotion "Johnny 5" base? Could I trouble you for some measurements if it is? Looking forward to video!

yes it is the Johnny nr.5 base, the measurements is :Approx. Dimensions:250L x 280W x 130Hmm.

I bought it from Active Robots here is a link and you kan also see an video on this page.

http://www.active-robots.com/products/platforms/tri-track.shtml

Thats over 20 feet! That's HUGE!!
Milimeter Milimeter!!! it is 25cm or 10 inch