Project Information

Red 001

Synopsis
Red is a exercise to return to robotics after many years. He will run free until he comes to a obstacle, He then will look to both sides with his sensor turret to find a clear path, He will then turn in the direction of the clear path and go on his marry way until the next obstacle.
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Created by stilgarhammer | Forum Thread Link
4 weeks
1-5 pounds
25 X 19 X 14 Cm
30-60 minutes
Spin
autonomous
Powersource: Cell Battery / Alkaline

6X AA cells

Locomotion: Tread Driven

Re-purposed spy gear ATV 360 toy

Controller/CPU: Parallax Propeller

Parallax Propeller running at 8Mhz, custom board.

Sensors

Sharp GP2Y0A2YK IR Infrared Range Sensor

Actuators

Turret, standard parallax servo. Dual DC drive motors

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