Re: [beam] New RC car circuit!
- --- Juan A Cubillo <jacubilloro2000@...> wrote:
> Hello Group,What about using one of the mini tanks. I bought one
> During the discusion about the swarm bots, someone
> suggested using a micro rc car to build the bots.
> nice thing about rc cars is that they have a
> rechargeable battery, drive motor, steering coils,
> all of this for only $10!!!
> The car uses a servo as a head to follow light. All
> the electronics of the servo need to be removed.
> the motor and the Pot should stay. This way, the
> will track light and ''transmit'' the location of
> light to the car.
> The servo head uses a Power Smart Head circuit. The
> steering coils are also controlled by a PSH. There
> 2 touch sensors located at the sides of the car and
> on the front. When one of the side sensors triggers,
> the car reverses and turns at the same time.
> I don't know if the car steering radius is small
> enough to track light correctly, so I added a Bicore
> that toggles between a 'look for light'' and ''go to
> light'' modes.
> I know that this circuit could be improved, so if
> anyone has any suggestions...
> Juan Cubillo
> CostaRican Beamer!!!
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at fry's awhile back and it didnt work. Something
wrong with the NiCad. I thought about turning it into
a bot too. :D
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