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Soundgin

Babblebot USB board works, sort of

I purchased one of these voice synthesis chips as kind of a knee-jerk reaction to Maxhirez's bot but I didn't know that they were so finicky and questionably documented. It seems the nature of breadboards cause a lot of problems with this chip as well, some of which I am very familiar with. With the challenges presented it seemed best to design my own PCB and have the pro's through Dorkbot fab the board. I would have considered buying the dev board from the Babblebot guys themselves but it only comes in RS232 flavor!

Navigates via ultrasound/bumper switches/IR Base finder, sing and dance, says "Excuse Me"
Using a
This is the aRDui5x, a 6:10 scale clone of the classic RB Robotics RB5X robot. It's functionally equivalent to the base unit as far as processing, sensing and … Read more