Deathbot 5000(beta) preview

Got so far last night, when I realized I have no soldering tools. What that means is no way of getting the senors on, not without some creativity anyway.

Currently turns left and moves forward a bit( just random test), but I’ll get to coding the Arduino after the senors are up and running.

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Arduino mega

The Arduino Mega. Cheap, capable and best of all easy to use. Hopefully at the center of many projects to come.

While asking around for microcontrollers I’ve been told to use this and that(for the sake of fairness I won’t name names). This was a nightmare to use and that was just plain ridiculously expensive. And of course neither came even close to the specs of an Arduino board( let it be noted that my original intention was to purchase an Arduino Duemilanove).

As my way to give back to the community allow me to spread the word:

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