3D Printer Garage Style – Day 2 Notes

Building a 3D printer is certainly a test of patience and will. When building a non-standard 3D printer it becomes easily apparent what kind of undertaking it may become. [singlepic id=154 w=320 h=240 mode=watermark float=center]   The gantry that was originally built was constructed of wood using draw slides as bearings. Threaded 1/4 – 20 rod is […]

Mars Rover — Johnny the Robot

Well Johnny the Robot is complete. It was a great Sunday afternoon project to play with. Here is what little Johnny can do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdLAsXuH8L4 I hope you enjoyed as much as I did. Here is the source code for Arduino as well. Arduino Source Code for Johnny :: JohnnyRC  

$30 Mars Land Rover – The Guts

In this video I will show how I figured out how to interface the Arduino with the RC car. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf4SqTIq9yk  Next up is the wire up!            

The $30 Dollar Mars Rover

So here is the fun project for Sunday. I have enclosed several pictures of components to be used in developing a cheap rover. This little guy should be able to move around a room and avoid basic objects. The fun part is I am going to show you how! But, for tonight can you figure […]