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Offline davie_gravyTopic starter

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Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« on: April 05, 2009, 01:47:04 AM »
Got inspired to learn about robotics.  When I found this site, i couldn't pass up an opportunity to get my feet wet on robotics for $50 (although it actually cost me more like $80 total).  After a few trials and tribulations, I got everything working correctly.  Here's my first robot (photovore bot).  Looks like a crab.  I give major props to my friend Glen Henke who designed and fabricated the body. 


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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2009, 01:53:51 AM »
wow, well done man! its so neat and tidy! do we get any videos of crabbot in action?
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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2009, 05:06:41 PM »
Nice, 1 thing though, add bigger wheels, will make it go faster, a lot faster, you have like .5 in diameter wheels right now. Also please do make a video.

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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009, 04:20:41 AM »
Yes it is kinda slow.  Thanks for the advice on the wheels.  I will post some video when I can get my hands on my brothers camcorder.

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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2009, 04:23:02 AM »
yep, were waiting for it!
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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 06:37:22 PM »
Kool i just started building my $50 dollar robot
i was wondering if you could give me some info on your microproccesor. Ive been having some trouble finding one
Like how much it costs$$, is it good, and where you got it thanks ??? :)

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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009, 07:07:53 PM »
its called an atmega8 they cost about $2-$5, you can get them online everywhere.
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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2009, 08:02:03 PM »
it tells u where to get them on the parts list
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Re: Finished my 1st robot ($50 robot tutorial)
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2009, 01:59:49 PM »
kk thank you dellagd and smash :)

 


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