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IR Laser Sensing

Would one of these pickup a 38khz signal pulsed from a 650 nm laser?

http://www.adafruit.com/products/157

Moves around via control by a wii nunchuk
Using a
This is a robot I built for fun. It is designed to be a test-bed for different things I want to try. It is mostly salvaged from an earlier robot I built, except for … Read more

Aluminum Frame

I am trying to build an aluminum frame for my robot but I am having trouble finding good techniques to cut and bend it. Anyone know a good way to cut and bend aluminum for a frame? I have basic tools, but not anything fancy. The frame needs to be about 7.5 inches and relatively sturdy.

Servo Guts Connected to Another Motor

I just got a Rover 5 chassis and I was trying to figure out an easy way to control the motors. Would it work to take the electronics from a servo, disconnect the original motor and solder it to the Rover 5 motor?

It uses a Parallax Basic Stamp and four servo motors. It will use a SOMO 14-D to read the recipes aloud. The buttons are going to be used to control the reading of … Read more