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51 Rate the eM8
by Fred Eady
Microcontrollers aren’t always the
most clever electronic components in a
robotic design. In the case of the eM8,
the abundance of basic circuitry
consisting of some common CMOS
latches, decoders, and multiplexers
complete the design.
36 The NXT Big Thing #4
by Greg Intermaggio
A feast for the sensors! This time, learn how to
use two light sensors to accurately follow a line
in any direction.
Making Robots With the Arduino — Part 1
by Gordon McComb
It just makes sense to look at ways to
leverage the popular Arduino development
board for use in robotics, and that’s exactly
what we’ll be doing. We’ll start with some basics
and introduce ArdBot — the robot base we’ll be
GoPHR — An Inexpensive Prototype Platform for General- Purpose Household Robotics
by Alan Federman
The idea behind this homebrew build is to
develop an open source hardware platform
capable of performing useful household tasks,
plus be expandable.
46 HoverBot: You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me, Loose Wheel!
by L. Paul Verhage
This time, we wrap up our HoverBot project
with an explanation of the drive electronics.
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