• Discoverer
    Discoverer
  • self-driving Raspberry Pi driving robot-car
    self-driving Raspberry Pi driving robot-car
  • RC car of LEGO bricks
    RC car of LEGO bricks
  • Cardboard Car
    Cardboard Car
  • Smart robot chassis
    Smart robot chassis
  • RC car of LEGO bricks
    RC car of LEGO bricks

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ZeroBorg – motor controller for your RaPi Zero

Jun 30th, 2016 | By
ZeroBorg motor controller - robot-car

Today (2016-06-30) I got my ZeroBorg from www.PiBorg.org and the motor controller is very small and perfect for my robot idea I have in mind. The ZeroBorg can control 4 motors independently. This enables a robot to drive with Mecanum in any direction you want to drive. I already bought four Mecanum wheels and now

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Raspberry Pi self-driving robot-car

Jun 29th, 2016 | By
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After two years of work I finished my self-driving robot-car. The robot is able to navigate and to autonomously drive around in the garden. It is equipped with different sensors and the combination of the sensors information enables the robot to drive around. The first self-driving robot was the Discoverer which is equipped with a

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Raspberry Pi Camera Module v2

May 6th, 2016 | By
Raspberry Pi camera module v2

The Raspberry Pi camera module v2 is the latest camera module released by the Raspberry Pi foundation in April 2016. The V2 module is the predecessor of the first camera module sold over the last years. I recommend to buy the new module even it is a little bit more expensive. The new camera module works the

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Robot with mecanum wheels

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By
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Today I finished my Floppy Disc Robot with mecanum wheels. This robot is a homage to the floppy disc beams the floppy disc into the new century. Actual the robot is powered by four DC motors and a Raspberry Pi 3. A single L298N H-Bridge is used as motor driver. This is the reason why

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Raspberry Pi self-driving robot

Mar 16th, 2016 | By
custom build robots self-driving robot

This post is about my self-driving robot car project. The idea was to build a robot which is able to drive around without crashing into the walls and furniture of my flat. The robot uses a Raspberry Pi 3 as control unit and sensors to scan the environment. All the Python programs developed to steer

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security robot

Mar 16th, 2016 | By
custom build security robot

The idea is to build a cheap and modular security robot as a Do-it-Yourself project with a Raspberry Pi as the brain of the robot. The robot will inform you over internet if an intruder is detected in your home. The robot will take pictures and videos from the burglar. Depending on the internet connection

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Raspberry Pi Zero

Mar 3rd, 2016 | By
Raspberry Pi Zero

It was very hard to get the chance to order one Raspberry Pi ZERO. I tracked the availability of the ZERO with the website “Where is my Pi ZERO”. http://whereismypizero.com At the time I ordered the ZERO the only shop selling the ZERO was “The PiHut”. I ordered the “ZERO Essentials Kit” with a bunch

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Raspberry Pi 3

Mar 1st, 2016 | By
Raspberry Pi 3

Today I got my Raspberry Pi 3. One day after the official presentation I am installing and configuring the latest single board computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. You need the latest version of Raspbian released on the 26th of February 2016. The latest version of Raspbian is supporting the Raspberry Pi 3 and all

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I2C Hub with integrated level shifter

Feb 29th, 2016 | By
I2C Hub with two SRF08 ultrasonic sensors

Today I finished my self designed I²C Hub with an integrated level shifter. As level shifter I used the “4-channel I2C-safe Bi-directional Logic Level Converter – BSS138” from adafruit. Now it is possible to connect to the hub four 3.3V I²C devices and five 5.0V I²C devices and the Raspberry Pi as master. For the

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Raspberry Pi – controlling servo motors

Feb 11th, 2016 | By
Servo motors

This post is about controlling two servo motors with a Raspberry Pi. You can buy cheap pan & tilt kits or build one by yourself. I bought a pan & tilt kit for my robot-cars and build one kit by myself with two servo motors and a cardboard tube. To build the security-robot I used

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