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Spektrum R/C Bot

Forward, Back, Turns left and right.

Hi guys, this isnt an autonomous robot but i thought i'd post it while i wait for the rest of my "start here" parts to arrive. Its not a very complicated robot, just two GWS s03n standard servos, with an ar6200 reciever. Im using the spektrum Dx6i to control it via the ccpm config. The base is just made out of shapelock, the US version of polymorph (so i think). and i took the wheels from the old lego mindstorms kit. Theres a cap on the bottom to allow it to slide/ turn easliy. And i guess if i can add a quesiton in. For the start here robot, what recharagable battery packs work best? i really hate spending money on batteries and then seeing them thrown out so often.

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hi, to avoid using pulse in have a look around my blog rcarduino.blogspot.com Duane B

    I have one of those as well and am trying to write code for a quadrocopter but when using pulsein to read the pwm it adds horrible delays in my code... Just wondering if you use something other than pulsein?

nice robot dude
thanks man : )

That's an expensive robot! Did you modify the servos yourself?

Batteries vary for different size robots. The size you have usually uses a 4 AA pack of NiMh. I usually have a couplen sets, so I can have one set charging while the other is on the robot. 

lol the controller, (the dx6i) is a 6 channel r/c helicopter / plane remote, it was new when i bought it and was around 300$ it also came with the reciver, i use it with some of my helicopters but thought this would be fun to try. To mod the servos i followed frits's guide i think.  Thanks for your advice with the batteries : D