Motor Controller Shield
Liquid Crystal Display
Status LED, Buzzer, Button
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Abbott Analytical Products. All Rights Reserved.
This web page contains a disclaimer/license, a brief discussion concerning evolution of this "squirrel-chase vehicle",
a set of references, and a collection of helpful images with comments.
1> No warranty is made regarding the servicability or fitness for use of this squirrel-chase vehicle.
2> A user may employ, enjoy, or engage in this project under the terms of he GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) as
OpenSource software licenses that guarantee end users the freedom to run, study, share, and modify the software. All
copyrights privildeges are reserved.
Evolution of Project
The goal of this project was to provide a preliminary chase vehicle that could be user controlled by WIFI or similar short-range media.
The working assumptions are:
- Basic programming set of skills
- Experience with Arduino hardware, IDE's, and libraries
- An interest in integrating hardware and software
- Knowledge of downloading GITHUB content
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- Software Integrate Developemnt Environments, IDE
- Sloeber IDE. CopyPaste URL**: https://eclipse.baeyens.it
- Arduino IDE and libraries. CopyPaste URL**: ttps://www.arduino.cc/en/main/software"
- MIT App2Inventor Android applicaiton IDE
- Primary Hardware Components
- Makeblock MBot chassis plus motors CopyPaste URL**: https://www.adafruit.com/product/3640?gclid=EAIaIQobChMImJue2MPV6wIVBm6GCh22FgN0EAMYAiAAEgKQxPD_BwE
- Arduino Mega 256 from any vendor. CopyPaste URL**: https://www.digikey.com/catalog/en/partgroup/atmega2560-arduino-mega-2560-evaluation-board/18338
- Adafruit motors. CopyPaste URL**: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-motor-selection-guide/motor-controller
- Seeed Base Shield and Grove Starter Kit. Base Sheild, LCD, plus buzzer, LED, 9Volt battery plug, etc. CopyPaste URL**: https://www.seeedstudio.com/Grove-Starter-Kit-for-Arduino-p-1855.html
- Seeed WIFI Shield. CopyPaste URL**: https://wiki.seeedstudio.com/Wifi_Shield_V2.0/CopyPaste URL**: https://wiki.seeedstudio.com/Wifi_Shield_V2.0
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