Step 1 : Basics

Step 1 : Basics

 

Original Link : http://www.societyofrobots.com/step_by_step_robot_step1.shtml

 

Notes and Modifications:

Most of the parts listed on the "Required Parts" section are not needed .

Here is the Required Parts list for the $50 Robot Tutorial when using the Roboduino:

Item Cost each ($) Quantity Website, Part #
Hitec HS-311 servo
(modify the servo)
8.99 2 Servocity.com
31311S
1.62Kohm resistor ( thats what I calculated)
calculate the correct resistor value for use with your photoresitors using this tutorial:
.49 5 pack DigiKey.com
1.62KXBK-ND
CdS Photoresistors 2.99 5 pack RadioShack
276-1657
NiMH Battery Pack
11.96 1 All-Battery
# 11106
Roboduino Microcontroller Board ( Kit Version - needs assembly, but you can also get the Assembled Version for $15 dollars more)
39.99 1 CuriousInventor
Roboduino

 

Optional : AVR MKII Programmer  - $34  Digikey# ATAVRISP2-ND