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Building a Directional Gyro Alex Brown details using a Rate Gyro and a Digital Compass to provide a dependable way to determine a robot's direction.
Topics: Electronics, Navigation
Alex Brown
Multiplexing To Get More Outputs Tom Dickens shows you how to add as many digital outputs to your microcontroller as you want. Both hardware and controlling software are detailed.
Topics: Electronics, Programming/Algorithms
Tom Dickens
Mousebot - (How to Extract Quadrature Encoders From Computer Mice) Theodore Johnson details how to make precisely controlled tabletop robots using the guts of old computer mice.
Topics: Electronics, Sensors, Navigation
Theodore Johnson
BXFlyer Four Rotor Helicopter Bruce J. Weimer, M.D., details his experience designing and building an autonomous flying robot.
Topics: Projects, Microcontrollers, Motors/Locomotion
Bruce J. Weimer, M.D.