Dinobot

built by Jim Fong

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Target Environment Locomotion Method
Indoors Treads
Sensors / Input Devices Actuators / Output Devices
Sharp IR sensor
two bump sensors
two light sensors
DC motors
LCD panel
Control Method Power Source
Autonomous Battery
CPU Type Operating System
MIT Rug-Warrior CPU N/A
Programming Lanuage Weight
N/A N/A
Time to build Cost to build
N/A N/A
URL for more information
http://www.hooked.net/~jfong/
Comments
Dinobot is a converted Radio Shack toy R/C car, called Dinotrack. It uses the "Rug Warrior" CPU board by MIT. It has an on board Sharp IR sensor for collision avoidance, two bump sensors that look like insect antennae plus right and left light sensors. The motors are controlled by a dual H-Switch circuit using two IRFT003 FET modules. The original R/C system was modified to provide an emergency stop.

Embedded Acquisition Systems
1565 Shrader Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
EMAIL jfong@hooked.net

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