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Entries Tagged ‘robot’

Robot chassis

I completed the build-out of my robots chassis last night. Its exactly a square foot, and about 8 inches tall. It was a pain getting the training wheels mounted to the motors – but I finally got them mounted after some fabrication work. Anyways, here she is so far…


My first robot

I’ve decided to take on the project of building my own robot. I’ll be doing this in two phases. Phase 1 is simply a wheeled robot that roams around the room randomly, avoiding contact with objects. I’ll be accomplishing this with IR sensors, as well as a Parallax PING))) sensor. The PING))) sensor uses sonar [...]