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Motor driver

Well.. Ever since I found this page (through ing.dk) I've been dying to build my first robot.

I have bough all the parts I need, and i've been trying to modify an RC toy car, but i have blown up the motor driver in it :D. I tried with the 293D, but it couldn't take the current. So right now i'm just stuck...

I want an arduino feivel...

would it be possible to have an arduino use led's as sensors?  like this ---> https://www.robotshop.com/letsmakerobots/node/272

 If so how would I code it ?

 

Drives around and finds something to drum on, while avoiding walls.
Using a
After seeing so many great drumming robots on LMR, I figured it was time for me to build one of my very own. I have never built a robot, or done anything quite … Read more

how to program for pololu on arduino...

now that I got my pololu controller how do i use it with arduino? (as in coding)

 thanks

~Matt

My pololu controller came !!!

Sweetness my pololu controller came,(Dang that thing is small :)

I just finnished my SAT test  (I am home schooled so that means no more school untill september!! :),

and I just  got a summer job, this week is so awesome !!!!! :P

 so here comes the hard part, coding :)

 

~Matt

Will be able to catch things with a grippe
Using a
Foto Album I'm thinking in make a robot where i can make my things my way.. so i'm making it to be line follower, but to future update to gripper. Last updated … Read more

Driving a motor with arduino...

I need some help with driving dc motors with arduino. I have already looked at the arduino site and all I found was this http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoShields and no guide or parts list.

I have gone thru all of the lessons here http://www.ladyada.net/learn/arduino/  and ithas been really fun so far but I WANT TO BUILD ROBOTS! NOT BLINKIE LIGHTS! :)

 

 

whooo hoo ! my arduino came!!!!!

I just got my arduino diecimila today and I am trying to figure out what to do as my first project.

What do you guys think I should do?

I am a little tight on money untill this summer so my projects are sort of limited :(

 

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Arduino vs Picaxe

Should I go for Arduino or Picaxe for my next robot?

(EDIT: Please note that this is a very old post, things have changed :)