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  • martynharris@ymail.com
    Aug 3, 2009
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      Thank you Jab for pointing me in the right direction, looks a bit technical but hey, it's all a learning experience. ;-)

      Nice bug by the way!
      Many thanks,


      --- In beam@yahoogroups.com, "jabmechtech" <jabmechtech@...> wrote:
      > --- In beam@yahoogroups.com, "martynharris@" <martynharris@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi guys,
      > >
      > > I built the ol' headbot circuit over the weekend. I used a playstation 2 controller motor to make it move as the other motors I had were none responsive due to a lack of power from the bicore I suspect(though I'm still starting out).
      > >
      > > I bought a few 6.7V, 37x33mm solarcells from Solarbiotics and was wondering whether it was fairly simple to combine the symet and headbot designs to create a solarpowered headbot using a solar panel and some capacitors? I want to do this mainly to cut down on the weight of the batteries.
      > >
      > > Apologies if this information is elsewhere.
      > >
      > > Many thanks,
      > >
      > Sounds Like you want to build a FRED head.
      > I think it is in Wilf's files. two versions of it, if I remember corectly.
      > Or you can do the bare bones head, the Solarpowered smart head, wich is awesume, Hmmm, the list goes on and on..
      > Jab
      > > Martyn.
      > >
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