a robot by d. jay newman
groucho was featured in jay's book linux
robotics - programming smarter robots
zagros robotics rex 14c round base w/globe motors (300 in-oz) and
encoders; plus three extra decks the base and decks are 14 inches in
- an ibase 890c pentium m mini-itx board with a pentium
m 755 (2.0 ghz), 1 gb ram, and a 40 gb laptop hard drive. this system runs
gentoo linux. i got this system from
logic supply. one thing i like about this board is that it can run from
any power from 12v to 19v. haven't tested the limits yet, though.
devantech srf08 i2c sonar units.
- sharp i/r rangers
- linksys wireless card
- video: a logitech orbit webcam. it pans, it tilts,
and it looks cool.
- two 12 v 12 amp-hour sla batteries
- programming: mostly in java. i plan on a hybred
reactive/ann architecture with a robin control network.
2nd deck - processor and harddrive
lower deck - batteries and power distribution
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