July 29, 2010 AT 1:01 pm
Refurbishing a Robot using Motor Shield and MintyBoost
RobotGrrl had an old robot kit lying around and she decided to give it an upgrade. She writes:
The missing parts to the TECHNOROBOT kit that I got at the explOratorium during the Stanford EPGY AI Program in 2008 have been found! This robot has been transformed many times, the first as an idea/prototype for an emotional line following robot, then a snowplow, and now it will be an XBee messenger robot!
The robot now uses an
Arduino, and is powered off of USB. The motor is driven with the Adafruit Motor Shield (I plan to add more motors to the robot someday). The motor is powered from an Adafruit mintyboost.
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