"Roby the Costerbot"

Although we didn't place, and I never expected to, we were listed in the contest results for the Jameco Robot build contest. Woot!

Final parts list:

  • 2 CD platters with standoffs

  • 2 Medium hobby servos modified for continuous rotation

  • Ardweeny (breadboardable Arduino clone) as main processor

  • 7805 voltage regulator and circuit to supply +5V

  • 2 curved loops of wire that touch a ground pin going low when they hit an obstacle. Into pin D2 and D3 on processor.

  • Previous models also had 2 CDS light censors wired into a voltage divider into pin A0 and A1 to give light input …

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