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Mr. Basic V2.0

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Zen Master

I'm building a robot with many different voltages here.

I have managed to avoid voltage regulation by cheating, I run the motors that are rated for 4.5 volts at 6 volts from a RC NiCd battery, and I use an RC Electronic Speed Controller that can give 5 volts to the RC receiver, the wireless camera and the Picaxe. I feared that this might be a problem and turned to the all knowing LMR forums for help. And help I got...

Fritsl answered:

Roams around until it runs into something. Then it gets scared and tried to blend in.
Using a
I was hoping to finish this robot in time for the Mr Basic DAGU II competition, but I doubt I will have it done in the next 24 hours. Here is what I have so far! Read more
This was basically just a test to see if the rubber track set from Tamyia would fit on a Mr. Basic frame. It took about an 30 minutes while watching TV, to test out … Read more
Wakes people up and runs away with alarm clock on his back :)
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Ok, It came to the piont Mr. Wake got some shape, so I'm posting it here. Wake is Mr. Basic V2.0 contest entry, and he is intelligent annoyeing alarm clock bot :D. … Read more

Mr. Wake [Prephase]

Hey LMR!

This is the prephase blog for Mr. Wake, my Mr. Basic V2 challenge entry.

MrWake01.jpg

Ok, the idea behind is:

My Mr. Wake is an alarm clock bot. The operation intended is as follows:

CASTROBOT - Computer ASsisted Targetting Remotely Operated roBOT
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I wanted to radically change the Mr. basic model, but still keep as much as possible of the original kit. Starting from left on the main picture, you can see a big … Read more

Basic progress

Here are a map of parts in the Mr. Basic kit

Mr.Basic manual page 3
So far I've dicharded:
The wheels (13&14)
The bumper (17)
The battery holder (18)
The front axle shift metal fixer (20)

and I've mutilated/hacksawed/drilled:
an Axis joint device (5)
both Front axles(7)
The Chasis (11)
one Decelerated pinion chassis (12)

And I know some of the copper tubes (22&23&24) have a dark future ahead dating my trusted hacksaw.