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RC lawnmower for cut the grass from my android phone !
Using a
Hi everybody, First i present myself, so i am a 19 years old boy from france, i am actually studing at the university in tours ! I like technologics hackings and i … Read more
navigate in various ways, teach me about robotics
Using a
Hi! MAEP 2.0 is the second version of MAEP (please check it out if you haven't already). I won't go into all the details about things that are the same as the … Read more
Navigate in various ways, teach me about robotics
Using a
Hello!!!! This is my first microcontroller robot (besides the Boe-Bot). I decided to learn to use the Arduino because it didn't seem to hard to learn, had a lot of … Read more
Hey all This is my first robot and its taken me quite a lot of research but google is my friend as i've never done anything like this before. Inspired by many of … Read more
calculates the speed, diameter or rpm for your robot
Hi guys ;)   Back again with something cool for you... so here it is... This is a program to calculate: speed - knowing your wheel diameter and rpmwheel diameter - … Read more

Homemade wheel encoder

Basically I just printed out one of these (laser printer recommended):


...And attached it to a wheel (double sided tape recommended).

Then I hooked up one of these (a 2$ IR sensor: QRB1134):


...And attached it to the motor pointing towards the wheel.

society of robots carpet monkey


Nice little creature with legs on wheels. Or something like that. It doesn't jump, like Fritsl's creatures, but it is nice to look at. And to gawk at the fabricating techniques this guy masters.


i bought in to this deal - and it really is the most funny set of motor & wheel I have encountered so far: http://www.solarbotics.com/products/gm10w_deal/ Cool … Read more