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Building a DrawBot with parts from AdaBox 002 #Adafruit #AdaBox #Robots #DrawBot @Adafruit

From the Adafruit Forums comes a delightful build: a turtle drawbot by user PawArmy.

My AdaBoxDrawBot is a small robot that uses colored pens to draw on the surface it’s moving around on. It’s built from Adafruit’s AdaBox 002 and some additional parts. I used a custom FeatherWing with a MCP23008 I2C 8 bit port expander and a ULN2803A to drive a pair of 28BYJ-48 stepper motors.

It runs a version of my ClassBotLib (see https://github.com/russhughes/ClassBo... for more information) modified for the FeatherWing. I am currently working on porting the ClassBotLib from Arduino to micropython. I’ll be documenting the build and will post it on GitHub.

See the pictures and video below. Great work!!

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Here is a video of it in action.

 


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