60809Re: Self introduction and my bots!
- Mar 4, 2012Hello,
and welcome to the group!
Great looking bots you have there.I especially like your 8 capacitor symet.I have to steal that idea and build one myself one of these days.Also really good work on the walker.I would be interested to say a video of it.....Looking forward to see more of your bots.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "nakazoto_fc" <nakazoto_fc@...> wrote:
> Hello all!
> This would be my first post, so I figured it would best be spent
> introducing myself! (It should be noted that I'm new to this whole
> Yahoo Groups thing, so if this post goes completely awry I apologize!)
> My name's David and I have essentially two hobbies: restoring classic
> cars and robots. I was very interested in BEAM robotics a few years ago
> and then I fell out of touch with them for a while. This last winter I
> picked up the soldering iron again and dove in headfirst!
> I started off with the familiar, the FRED Photopopper. I built three of
> these, all of which can be seen here:
> Then I moved on to a Symet (which is rocking eight capacitors and the
> EZSE) which can be seen here:
> My most recent concoction is a crawler built using Wilf's uCrawler as a
> design template. I added some solar cells and a circuit with an LDR to
> stop the bot in bright sunlight and let it charge the batteries up.
> When the light fades out or a shadow gets in the way, the bot starts
> walking along searching for the bright sunlight again! Tons of pictures
> and the full story here (there's 3 pages, so make sure you click through
> to the third page to see the completed bot):
> Thank you guys for keeping the BEAM robotics community alive as this
> place has been an excellent resource! I hope I can integrate into the
> community and potentially become a regular contributor.
> Thanks for looking guys!
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