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Mr.General

Follows objects,roams around and makes alot of funny noises
Using a
Got this as a kit however it suffered a bit in the mail, bought the picaxe chip seperate and had to repair a few of the traces going to the right rear corner. … Read more
The robot is based on compound-eye sensor: an infrared sensor that, with a minimum of programming, knows if the object moving ahead, is going up, down, right or left.
Using a
When I saw the "Mr. General" robot by oddbot (link), I loved it. I thought it is "expressive", a skill difficult to find in a robot built at home. So I built my … Read more

Mr. General sensor issue.

After getting the kit together, Mr.General just wont do as supposed! When looking throu a camera only two of the infrared sensors led up? I have had a electrician look at my soldering and he could not find anything wrong.

When turning it on all green led's shine brigthly, but after a few seconds it starts buzzing from the speaker and the green led's starts blinking with the buzzing. If i then touch the wiring on the breadboard the head starts to tweak, and sometimes the green led's get solid again. Have also tried to change all the wires. Still the same!??

Please help!