Taking A Robot For A Drive

Instructables user [Roboro] had a Mad Catz Xbox steering wheel controller he hasn’t had much use for of late, so he decided to hack and use it as a controller for a robot instead. Conceivably, you could use any RC car, but [Roboro] is reusing one he used for a robot sumo competition a few…

via Taking A Robot For A Drive — Hackaday

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Octosonar is 8X Better than Monosonar

The HC-SR04 sonar modules are available for a mere pittance and, with some coaxing, can do a pretty decent job of helping your robot measure the distance to the nearest wall. But when sellers on eBay are shipping these things in ten-packs, why would you stop at mounting just one or two on your ‘bot?…

via Octosonar is 8X Better than Monosonar — Hackaday