You will have seen recently that I’ve been playing with a few Raspberry Pi robot kits, the kind that are usually pre-built and just require a bit of code to get you started, most coming with helpful guides and/or downloadable Python files.
But what about going solo and making your own robot almost from scratch?
I tried to accomplish this very task – building a home-made Raspberry Pi robot as a bit of fun, but also as another method of learning how to use motors with the Pi and Python.
The idea to do this came after attending Pi Wars in Cambridge, which made me consider entering my own robot in the next competition – causing me to rush home to buy tracks, motors, chassis plates and all sorts of other parts I couldn’t really afford to waste my money on!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — How Intel Makes a Chip
Wearables — Tape tactics
Electronics — Ground connections cooler via more vias
Biohacking — Itch Tracker for Apple Watch
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.