Category Archives: Progress

I2C sonar and compass are working!

Yesterday got I2C sonar sensor (proximity) and compas (also provide accelerometer data) – all working perfectly fine! So now robot is stopping if any obstruction in front and also knows the location of north pole… also connected GPS module with real-time clock, … Continue reading

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Update after a long timeout…

I was away for a while and was not able to continue my work on a robot project. But for a few days got sick and during this time moved a few things forward: connected all cables and elements properly … Continue reading

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A few minor changes happened and new battery supply

Well it has been a long time since last time I touched my robot, so a few things happened: 1. I’ve switched the power supply to “NAZTECH PB15000”. It’s huge, but it can supply 1 usb for Raspberry and also … Continue reading

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Hardware configuration finished!

So, finally! My concept has worked fully! I can move the robot with python commands, see it’s web-cam transmitted over http and of course I can move the robot forward-backward and rotate both directions… of course with the speed control! … Continue reading

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Battery selected to power up motors and Raspberry PI

I always didn’t like Lynxmotion power supplies, because you need to unplug the battery to charge it and plug it back after, also they are quite big and 6V, which is not suitable for Raspberry PI. I got iCruiser which … Continue reading

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PWM Driver module arrived and connected successfully

It took me a while to get the fact I2C is disabled by default at new Raspbian distro, but after enabling it it went perfect, unless I released I don’t have any TIN at home… So final construction day is … Continue reading

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Webcam mounted successfully on a pan and tilt

Well, it’s not a best location, because if robot will rotate, camera will make him stack (it will not be able to move)… but at the moment let’s keep it as it is!

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