Let's Make Robots!
Simple object detection & avoidance. Testbed for tracked locomotion
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July 24, 2009 Update: Upgraded to use the new Pololu chassis plates.   This is my second bot.  This one uses a RP5 tracked chassis that I bought from Pololu.  It … Read more
Update July 1, 2009 As Rik pointed out, some more details would be helpful. Firstly, more pictures can be found at … Read more

My First BatchPCB, er batch

So I finally got my first home designed PCBs back from BatchPCB.  As a bonus, I got double the parts I ordered.

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My L298 Motor shield:

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My Q1114 sensor board (for line following/wheel encoders)  The mounting holes will need some rework.

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This is the start of "Plank." My first successful attempt at a robot. The base is made from a 3mm thick 4x12 inch piece of plywood. Wheels are model airplane … Read more