LineRider1

built by Steven Frye

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Target Environment Locomotion Method
Indoors 2 Wheels
Sensors / Input Devices Actuators / Output Devices
photocells krypton bulb
DC motors
Control Method Power Source
Autonomous Battery
CPU Type Operating System
N/A N/A
Programming Lanuage Weight
N/A N/A
Time to build Cost to build
N/A $87.85
URL for more information
http://hometown.aol.com/botnerd/StevensRoboticsindex.html
Comments
LineRider1 is a two wheeled differential steering line following robot. LineRider1 follows a black line on a white surface by using photocells and a krypton bulb that flashes using an interval timer. Also LineRider1 uses two relays to control its twin gearbox that correspond to the photocells. LineRider1's gearbox is set for a gear ratio of 203:1 for more torque. I had one problem and that was the photocells when they recieved light from being reflect off a white surface they kept running even when they got on the black line, but I fixed this by adding the interval timer. LineRider1 is powered by 16 AA batteries.

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