Monthly Archives: January 2014

4tronix Initio Home Page

About 4tronix Initio The Initio 4WD robot platform has been specially designed here in the UK to work easily with Arduino and Raspberry Pi controllers. Supporting products include motor driver boards, sensor shields, sensors, pan-tilt mechanisms and more. We also have a range of kits available for both Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms Outline Specification […]

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PiRoCon Robotics Controller – Links

Links for Various Resources for the 4tronix PiRoCon   *** READ THIS NOW! VERY IMPORTANT *** If you are experiencing low power to the motors when using the DC Jack input, it is very likely that you have not set the power selection jumper correctly to the right as shown below:   New: PiRoCon v2 […]

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Getting to Know Your PiRoCon

Tour of PiRoCon In this post we will take a tour around the PiRoCon v2 board and see how all the various elements operate and can be configured   Power Supply The DC Jack (bottom left) is the input connection for your battery voltage. The voltage should be between 7V and 12V and will need […]

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MicRoCon mini Robotics Controller Board for Raspberry Pi – Assembling

MicRoCon Robotics Controller Kit   Click on any image to enlarge. The MicRoCon is the baby sister to the more powerful PiRoCon board, but incorporates many of the same features and in fact can use exactly the same code for programming as the pins it shares are the same. Here is a brief comparison table […]

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