Tag Archives: microcontroller

Buying an Arduino at Radio Shack

Ever since I was informed that Radio Shack was going to sell Arduinos, I’ve been swinging by the local store to check what they have in stock. Well, last night there was a Mega and a motor controller shield on … Continue reading

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GIRC Distance Commands

In the above illustration, the first Command Element has a command code of 44, which tells us that it is a Move command, and that we are to move 360 plus whatever is in the second Command Element minus 33. … Continue reading

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TOR Systems List

This picture identifies the major systems for the TOR. (TOR stands for Tele-Operated Robot.) Here is a preliminary parts list. 1. Arduino Microcontroller for input/output interface between communications and motor/servos. Easy to find, only $35. 2. Wireless Camera available on … Continue reading

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PC to Arduino to LED Control

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts (like the slideshow here), I want to build a teleoperated mining robot. Since I’m somewhat short of both cash and experience, I have to start small. One key part of the system will be … Continue reading

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Arduino Park on Youtube

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Coming Attractions: Arduino Park

Oh, this thing has gotten out of control. Originally, I meant to have a simple blog entry with a series of Sketchup images. Then I thought about making a Youtube video. It’s not that it takes that long, but after … Continue reading

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Arduino Uno uploaded to Google Sketchup 3D Warehouse

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