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Just messing with Read Please 2000

Today I was messing with Read Please 2000

Its a cool program if you want your computer to be able to talk (and sound like Stephen Hawking)

Navigates around and plays a random drum beat.
Using a
    3/27/10 I soldered up an 8 watt amplifier kit from kitsrus.com (picture below) to add onto the robot. I will be using PWM into the amp from an extra micro pin … Read more

Lacking ideas

Hello

I'm lacking robot ideas. I've already made all the robots that I "always wanted to build".

So I made myself a little gimic.

I made this robot named "Pig Knuckle" that needs a purpose.

So what do you think this robot should do?

Line follower, sumo, wall follower, crash test dummy, the options are limitless.

You choose.

My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is my second of my two … Read more
Updated on 2/15/09. I've added a couple new pictures. Its running, but not optimized. Testing will follow, then I'll post some navigation video's, etc.   This is … Read more
2/11/10   - oops typo on the first post, its 3 IR's per side!!!     This is my Microrobot Robo-Lefter kit robot. Its a pretty good wall follower type maze … Read more