Posts Tagged ‘ motor driver ’

Big Rob – motor driver BTS7960B

Jan 12th, 2017 | By
Big Rob BTS7960B Motor Driver 43A H-Bridge wired

First I tried a small H-Bridge with 2.5 A to supply the DC motors with energy. But this type of motor driver was too small at that point the robot tried to turn on spot the motor driver burned out. Then I bought an upgrade for my Big Rob and now I am able to

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Big Rob – power train

Jan 10th, 2017 | By
Custom-Build-Robots-Big-Rob details

This article describes the components I build by myself or I bought for the power train. The power train are all components the robot needs to mount the big buggy tires and to get the tires spin. The DC gear motors are very strong and that’s the reason why the power train has to be

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Big Rob – A Raspberry Pi powered robot

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
Big Rob front view

Big Rob is the latest robot I designed for off-road activities. The robot will be equipped with the latest technology like a precise navigation with the differential GPS architecture I built up. You will find more details about the differential GPS setup here. The big buggy tiers enable the robot to drive off road and not to

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Raspberry Pi robot with mecanum wheels

Nov 23rd, 2016 | By
Raspberry Pi robot with mecanum wheels front

Last year I stated with the disc box robot. The brain of the robot is a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with Raspbian Jessie. The robot uses mecanum wheels to drive around which are very special wheels. With the mecanum wheels the robot is able to strafe – move from side to side. Each wheel needs

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Robot with mecanum wheels

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By

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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Sense Hat Raspberry Pi robot

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By
Raspberry Pi robot Sense Hat

Today I started with the developing of a Raspberry Pi powered security robot with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT. The Sense Hat is ideal for small do it yourself robot projects. The Sense HAT is equipped with a LED matrix and a teeny joystick. With 6 sensors on top of the Sense HAT you could

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RC car build of LEGO® bricks with a Raspberry Pi

Oct 24th, 2015 | By
LEGO brick wheel robot Raspberry Pi - ready to rumble

After two years of building robots out of cardboard I tried to build one robot out of LEGO® bricks. This is an introduction how to make your own robot. Building the chassis was straight forward. All you need are some special bricks from LEGO® to link the DC motors with the  bricks. To find the

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