Tag Archive: servos

The Mask

I’ve built an animated mask. It can move its eyes back and forth, and open and close its mouth. Everything is stuck together using duct tape and steel wire. It is controlled by an app on an Android phone, through a cheap Bluetooth module.

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RC Servo Motor Control

Here I will present a servo control code I wrote for the BrontoBot to run on most AtMega AVRs.

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Servo tester by 555 timer

I needed a servo tester for my workshop, to have at hand whenever I change servo horns or need to see if a servo is dead. I decided to use a 555 timer to do this.

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BrontoBoard

This post describes the making of a USB programmable microcontroller board using the atmega16u4 microcontroller. This is the board I’m currently using to control the BrontoBot.

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Building the BrontoBot

I’ve started building a four legged walking robot, imitating the movements of a turtle. I named it the TortoBot (Tortoise Bot), but as it developed it started to look more like a dinosaur baby. Now, I call it the BrontoBot. This post describes the building of the robot body, using 9g servos, melting plastics and …

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