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The Beginnings of My 1st Robot - Bigtrak Jr hack

This is my first attemp to step into a world that has interested me for years.

NOTE: If anybody see's something I've done wrong or could do better please let me know. I'm here to Learn :-)

I have a very limited knowledge of electronics, an OK understanding of programming, Not much spare time, Alot of enthusiasm and google as a teacher. Hence I landed here at LMR, Such a wealth of knowledge is contained in these pages that actually got me started!

So... Finally having some spare cash, I did my best at buying parts I though I could use.

walking straight forward, turn left & right, backwards. Avoiding obstacles with the Sharp IR sensor, beconing, laying down, getting up, glowing blue
Using a
It's been to long that I submitted something here. Now I got my new workplace in our new home...nothing fancy but mine ;-) There is still a lot of things to improve … Read more

Bob is born

 

Well, thanks to not being allowed to alter Serenit-e's looks, I have a spare set of tracks & a dual-motor gearbox to work with - seems a shame to let them go to waste.

Bob is going to be a test-bed for trying out any new circuitry I come up with, such as controller boards, sensors, displays etc.

This is a test platform for me entering to robotics. at the moment there is only tracked chassis,gear-box twin motors,arduino,breadboard . soon I add the  GP2D120 … Read more
This is my second test platform robot.  All parts on it are modular and it is meant to be very flexible and expandable.  Each feature on the robot is going to … Read more