McRoboFace Home Page

McRoboFace Home Page

McRoboFace – Emoticon for Electronic Creations (Click on any image to enlarge) Purchase McRoboFace Here Overview The McRoboFace is a robotic face with 17 individually controllable RGB LEDs that you can use to bring your electronic creations to life. Each LED can be set to any of 16 million different colours (256 for each of […]

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ZeroPoint – Analog Output for your Raspberry Pi

ZeroPoint – Analog Output   Overview ZeroPoint is an analog gauge with a prototyping area for your own sensors The gauge is a small stepper motor (X27.168) that is driven using an H-bridge (it’s a bipolar stepper so needs to be driven both ways) Although it is a standard stepper motor to operate, it only […]

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Ultrasonic Addons for CrumbleBot – Assembly and Use

Ultrasonic CrumbleBot Addons Download Updated Crumble software from here This post gives brief instructions for assembling the Static and Panning versions of the Ultrasonic addon for CrumbleBot You will need version 25.5 or later of the Crumble Software – see the link above to download it.   Static Ultrasonic Distance Sensor Check you have the […]

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“QUARK” – First Views

“QUARK” – Overview and Description (Click any image to enlarge) Now updated to include V0.2 Version 0.2 “Button”, “Blinkies” and underside of “Proto” v0.1 Top side v0.1 under side Specification Processor: ATMega328P-AU Clock Speed 16MHz Fully compatible with Arduino Uno USB Interface: CH340G Battery: Rechargeable Lithium Ion LIR2032 (3.6V nominal) Diameter: 28mm (v0.1 was 27.25mm) […]

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PiStep2 Dual & Quad Stepper Controller for Raspberry Pi

PiStep2 Stepper Controllers for Raspberry Pi PiStep2 is the new (May 2016) release of PiStep which has been a standard stepper motor controller for Raspberry Pi for a couple of years. PiStep2 changes the GPIO header to a 40 pin version, compatible with all Raspberry Pis since B+. This includes A+, B+, 2B, 3B and […]

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Ar2Pi2 – Dual Mode Robot – Arduino vs Raspberry Pi

Ar2Pi2 – The Robot That Can be Arduino or Raspberry Pi (Previously known as BotZero) Click on any photo to enlarge. Ar2Pi2 as an Arduino Uno compatible robot   Ar2Pi2 as a Raspberry Pi robot   Overview Ar2Pi2 is a tiny robot that fits well inside the boundaries of an A6 sheet of paper (148 […]

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Win a Picon Zero and Raspberry Pi Zero!

Win a Picon Zero and Raspberry Pi Zero! Competition Now Closed You wanted analog inputs for your Raspberry Pi? – You got it! You wanted to drive servos with no difficult software? – You got it! What about driving WS2812 “neopixels” without kernel software that breaks every other release? – You got it! Or maybe […]

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Picon Zero – Intelligent Robotics for Raspberry Pi

Picon Zero – Intelligent Robotic Controller for Raspberry Pi Purchase Picon Zero here Worksheets now available – see the bottom of this page   Description The Picon Zero is an add-on PCB for the Raspberry Pi. It is physically the same size as a Raspberry Pi Zero and so is ideal as a pseudo-Hat (pHat) […]

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Assembling Initio using RoboHAT

Using RoboHAT with Initio Click on any image to enlarge   You should already have followed the instructions for assembling the chassis here. In this section we will add the RoboHAT controller, the obstacle sensors, line sensors and the pan/tilt assembly with ultrasonic sensor. 1. Fitting the RoboHAT to the Raspberry Pi Screw one of […]

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RoboHAT – Robotics Controller for Raspberry Pi

Links for Various Resources for the 4tronix RoboHAT   See the bottom of this page for software library and downloads. ¬†Useful Links Purchase RoboHAT here Assembling Initio with RoboHAT Know your RoboHAT Clockwise from top left: 2-way screw terminal for DC Motor 1 (left motor if using the Python library) EEPROM containing the HAT information […]

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