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Offline ivan_g7Topic starter

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What microcontroller to get started?
« on: January 14, 2009, 01:24:11 PM »
I want to make a small robot that is controlled from a computer.  So the brains would be on the computer and would interface with a microcontroller that would control it.  I plan to use a XBee-Pro to provide wireless.  My question is, what microcontroller should I use?  I need it to be able to read sensor information and output to speed controllers or servos.  I am learning to program in C and I would like to do the programming.

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Re: What microcontroller to get started?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2009, 02:50:35 PM »
Atmega8 - Atmega168 are nice. They are cheep and there is a lot of examples. 
$50 Robot schematic http://elektro.russemotto.com

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