RoverWing: a Feather board for making complex robots #Robotics #Feather #FeatherFriday @Hackster.io
The RoverWing Robotics Controller Board is a Expansion board for Adafruit Feather, providing motor drivers, IMU, and more.
RoverWing is an expansion board (or “wing”, following Adafruit’s terminology) for Adafruit’s Feather boards. This wing provides motor drivers, Inertial Motion Unit (IMU), and connection ports for servos, sonars, GPS, and other peripherals commonly used by mobile robots. It also contains a microcontroller preloaded with firmware to control these peripherals, which communicates with the Feather board using I2C protocol, thus freeing resources of the Feather board for other purposes.
The RoverWing was heavily influenced by Adafruit’s CRICKIT board (in particular, it has exact same dimensions and mounting holes as the CRICKIT board). However, unlike CRICKIT, it is intended for use with more powerful 6-12V motors and provides a slightly different set of peripherals.
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