Archive | October, 2010

DIY Arduino Proto-Shield

October 22, 2010

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Personally I would say Arduino is one the best tool a hobbyist, expert or beginner, can have. Experts may find it very useful for rapid prototyping of their design ideas and beginners will surely enjoy the high level approach of programming. It is easy to learn, very straight forward, yet simple. With all of the […]

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DIY Jumper Wires

October 19, 2010

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When I finally got my Arduino from e-Gizmo, I realized I need wires to connect my components onto it. During my college days I used #22 solid wires to make connection on a breadboard and this could work well for Arduino because the wire’s gauge would fit perfectly on the Arduino’s sockets. One problem I […]

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Less Than 200 Pesos Mobot Platform

October 18, 2010

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Getting started with mobile robots, we definitely need a platform where we can fit the electronics of our robot and make it move. In this tutorial we will be making a cheap mobile robot platform from a toy commonly called a tumbling car here in the Philippines. It can be bought almost anywhere specially on […]

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World Robot Olympiad 2010

October 15, 2010

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The World Robot Olympiad is an event for science, technology and education which brings together the young people all over the world to develop their creativity and problem solving skills through challenging and educational robot competitions. Schools are invited to enter a team of three students to participate in this competition. Participating teams need to […]

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Nemesis

October 15, 2010

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Mobot Name: • Nemesis Owner: • Richard Myrick Arellaga Base: • Acrylic Dimensions: • 13.5 cm x 13.5 cm x 8 cm Robot Controller: • PIC16F628A • L293D H-Bridge Sensors: • 2x IR Reflective Sensors from mouse • 2x E-Gizmo proximity sensor Accessories: • MAX713 Fast Battery Charge • AA Battery Holder Drive Train: • […]

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October 30, 2010 Club Meeting

October 15, 2010

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Club officers and members will have a meeting this 30th of October at 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM in E-Gizmo and from 6:00 PM onwards in Martin’s place. Everyone’s participation is encouraged and attendances will be recorded. In the event of a declared holiday, we all proceed to Martin’s place immediately. Our meetings are free […]

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Ginunting

October 14, 2010

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Mobot Name: • Ginunting Owner: • Efren Cruzat II Base: • Conjoined Tumbling Car Dimensions: • LxWxH(Without Ramp): 17.5cm x 20.5cm x 11cm • LxWxH(With Ramp): 31cm x 20.5cm x 11cm • Weight: to be updated Robot Controller: • E-Gizmo Gizduino (AtMega168 16Mhz) Sensors: • 5-6 IR LED-Transistor pair (obstacle/range sensing) • 5 Photo-interrupter (line […]

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Panzer 1

October 14, 2010

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Mobot Name: • Panzer 1 Owner: • Noel Bautista Base: • Metal Sumobot Base Robot Controller: • Gizduino Sensors: • DIY line tracker sensor (scavanged from old mouse PCB) • E-Gizmo proximity sensor Accessories: • DIY battery fast charger based from MAX713 Drive Train: • Motor: 2 DC motors • DIY H-Bridge based from L293D […]

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Maverick II

October 14, 2010

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Mobot Name: • Maverick II Owner: • Chris Pasman Base: • Universal Plate • Clear Plastic Robot Controller: • E-Gizmo PIC Based Universal Programable Robot Controller Sensors: • E-Gizmo 3 IR proximity-collision sensor • E-Gizmo 5 Channel Line Tracker Sensors Accessories: • E-Gizmo Model 5812A UHF Data Transmitter UHF • AA battery holder • Flexible […]

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