Robotics

This is where I will be posting everything in regards to robotics. Motor control, specific sensor applications, mechanics etc.

IR remote controlled christmas tree, pt. 2/2

IR remote controlled christmas tree, pt. 2/2

Just in time for Christmas eve! At least I finished the tree by then, the post here is a bit late. So I needed something to demonstrate a simple IR receiver circuit. What could be simpler than making LEDs blink?…

IR remote control, pt.1/2

IR remote control, pt.1/2

After buying myself a remote controlled helicopter which used infrared light to control the aircraft I was amazed by the ability to control something time critical in a reliable way. With light! First some basics on the parts available to…

DYP-ME007 with an AtMega8 AVR microcontroller

I wanted to be able to read the distance captured from the ultrasonic range finder device on a microcontroller, to know how to implement this device in a possibly bigger and more complex circuit later on. Starting simple, this code…

Testbench for DYP-ME007 Ultrasonic Range Finder

This is how I set up the test bench for configuring and also just figuring out the DYP-ME007 Ultrasonic Range Finder, bought at GoodLuckBuy.com. http://www.goodluckbuy.com/ultrasonic-wave-detector-ranging-module-distance-sensor.html The usage is the same as for the popular SRF0004 equivalent; The Vcc should be…