Category Archives: Ideas

PlantBot – The Plant Watering Robot

PlantBot – because watering plants is boring. Laser Cutter Plans: Here is a preview of what the plans look like: For laser cutting, click here to download an SVG file of the plans Code:

The calc_shoulder_angle function is dodgy … Continue reading

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FFTalk : a way for multiple sensors to talk to one receiver

The title description is quite broad so allow me to explain more clearly what I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks. Think of the television remote or more specifically using IR diodes and IR receivers to transmit … Continue reading

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Matchbox car v2 Google Sketchup Model

v2 includes an IR reflective sensor and stepper motors.

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Matchbox Car v1

This build consists of a tiny DC motors ripped from a pair of 9g servos, a h-bridge motor controller, an el-cheapo 8 bit pic and a 100mAh 3.7V LiPo battery. Circuit : (click schematic for pdf) Code: What’s coming next … Continue reading

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