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REQUEST A PROJECT\LAPTOP CONTROLLED MOBILE ROBOT

Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 5:36 pm
by MAC49
8) I WANT TO BUILD A MOBILE ROBOT THAT HAS TWO STEPPER MOTORS
FOR LOCOMOTION AND STEERING AND IT WILL BE CONTROLLED BY A LAPTOP PLEASE NO LEGOS THE BASE CAN BE MADE FROM WOOD OR METAL I HAVE A VERY SMALL BUDGET AND I AM HOPING FOR SOME GOOD AND CHEAP EXAMPLE PROJECTS
WITH REGARDS MAC49

Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 6:15 pm
by ThePyroElectro
Do you want to build it from the start or modify an existing design?

You can see something similar to what you're requesting here:
http://www.pyroelectro.com/projects/auto_drift/index.html

LAPTOP CONTROLLED ROBOT

Posted: Tue May 17, 2011 1:20 am
by MAC49
I HAVE CONTROLLED AN RC CAR USING A DESKTOP PC BEFORE, I AM WANTING TO BUILD A MOBILE ROBOT PLATFORM IT WILL CARRY AS ITS BRAINS AN ONBOARD LAPTOP JUST WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS WHERE I MIGHT FIND SOME PLANS TO BUILD ONE MY STICKING POINT ONE OF MANY IS ATTACHING A WHEEL TO A MOTOR SHAFT YA I KNOW THERE ARE KITS OUT THERE BUT THEY ARE NOT CHEAP I WANT TO BUILD THIS USING RESOURCES IN MY AREA ,MAINLY HARDWARE STORES AND JUNK YARDS BUILDING THIS FROM THE GROUND UP
WITH REGARDS MAC49