Let's Make Robots!

solar panel

Seeks light to charge batteries (photovore) and avoids obstacles
Using a
If you're a FaceBooker, please visit Fiji Water's page (http://www.facebook.com/fijiwater) and "like" Fijibot! It was posted July 11th. Fijibot is an autonomous, … Read more

Autonomous transatlantic boat

While exploring the LMR website, I came across a couple of autonomous boat projects that looked really cool. They reminded me of another project that I've been watching for a while now called the Scout Transatlantic Project. If you haven't seen it, it's an 8 foot long carbon/kevlar boat, controlled by an arduino mega, and powered by solar panels and lipos. Enjoy.

Simon

Can a 3,4V solar panel charge a 3,6V NiMH battery pack?

Can a 3,4V (open circuit voltage) solar panel charge a 3,6V NiMH battery pack?

G³ = Gareth Going Green

Gareth is Going Green (G³)........no suprises.........

At long last..... 

Just had last bits in to go a little "Solar Friendly" ...

.....First Etape "in the bag" :- my Main Compy is running "Green" off Solar power.....

.....(not sure for how long on one charge though, so far so good....)

.....2nd Etape - Solar lighting (not sure what or how yet)

Detect the positon where maximum light exists, follows the light
Using a
Sun_searcher is a type of robot arm. That carries 2 solar panels each of 6 V and 100 mA. There are two geared dc motors as the actuators. I've used two LDRs to … Read more
Brings good tidings... until nightfall. Then it signals the mothership for the invasion!
Merry Christmas or the secular, religious, or pagan holiday of your choice. I love this little Christmas ornament from Instructables, so I decided to build some … Read more
this is a simply sicilian robot what: Navigate around via infrared and solar panels, lighting with lamp when it's dark, send image from motorized wireless camera, … Read more