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  1. Hacktrak - Bigtrak with a difference :-)

    This is my hacked Bigtrak, aptly now called "Hacktrak"

    I got this on eBay and it looked like it had been stored in a shed. All the original components were rusted beyond repair.

    So out they came, and in went an Arduino and breadboard for prototyping. Along with a good clean, respray and custom stickers.

    I scanned and traced the original stickers, made a new logo and cut them on my Craft robo.

    Along with the Arduino controller, I replaced the old torch bulb with an LED, and added a digital audio recorder module to recreate the original sounds.

    For this video, I attached an Ultrasonic sensor and wrote a few lines of code. The Arduino & breadboard combo, mean unlimited hacks for this bot.


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    Re: Hacktrak - Bigtrak with a difference :-)

    That's a pretty cool robot you got there! I like the sound it makes... makes me think of my childhood.

    That's a great example of how useful the arduino is.

    Sam

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    Re: Hacktrak - Bigtrak with a difference :-)

    Wow nice job! I've been seeing alot of retro hacks recently and they have got me pondering... great job!

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