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Shows digits on a display using a shift register(74HC595) ,a PIC and c code
I recently killed an old cd player, and one of the parts i salvaged from it was a dual digit 7 segment display. My plan is to make the Pic send data to the shift … Read more

PCB help (Eagle)

Hi all!

I have made a board for the pic16f690 with some servo connections and some other connections. I think the file is kind of self explanatory. I'm basically just wondering if any of you used to doing PCB's or working in Eagle have any warnings or advice on this board. i am trying to get a clean board and also trying to make it onesided. So all tips appreciated.

Thanks in advance

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Continuous servo with picbasic

If you have 2 servos that you use to propell your robot, chances are that one of them are inverted from the other one.

This is a bit of code i use so i only have to set the speed at one place(bot_speed) and this does the rest

This code is not tested yet, but it should work pretty much as it is.

My servos range from 100 to 200 so this example is based on that.100 spins the left wheel forward and 200 spins the right wheel forward.

 

Navigate around using Ultrasound
So this is my start here robot.I put him together just to see that all the basics worked,so he will be in a constant state of development. The plan with this one is … Read more

Gripper

This is the first part i made for my bot.

I Used an old RC car, or parts from it anyways.

I will use pressure sensors so it can "sense" how hard its holding things.I will also add another servo so it can spin it's hand.