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July 7, 2014 AT 2:00 pm

Connect Four playing robot! #robotics

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Thanks so much to Patrick for sending in his awesome connect four playing robot! Check out the details here.

This Connect Four robot was my final project for my Microcomputer Project Laboratory course. We had complete freedom over choosing our final project, but there were two rules we had to follow. First, we had to use the Cypress PSOC 5LP kit that was given to us at the beginning of the course. Second, we had to use an 8051 micro-controller or another micro-controller that can be programmed in the same assembly language (I went with the 2051, but more on that later). Besides these rules, the final project should obviously incorporate topics that were taught in the course. We had about 5 weeks to complete our final project.

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