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Red Spot

Type: Line Follower 
Built by: Steven Easley 
Cost: $50.00 
Completion Time: 12 hrs. 
Red Spot
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Comments and General Information:
Red Spot was designed and built as en experimental platform
to test he ATMEL Atmega8 which I had never used before.
All of he code was written in assembly.

It is designed to be a line following robot but never really
worked that well. The two wheel design caused a lot of problems
in trying to keep a constant distance between the ground and the
sensors.

All in all the bot was fun to build.
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Components and Parts:

Electrical Parts:
Brain: Atmel ATMEGA8 @ 16MHZ
Line Sensors: 3 x OPB742
Motor Driver: L293
Mechanical Parts: All from Pololu.com
Wheels: Tamiya Truck Tires
Motor: Tamiya Dual Motor Gearbox
Chassis: Pololu round chassis
Batteries: 6x AA NiCD 700mAh (Regulated to 5V for CPU)

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