This is a major revision of the bestselling "bible" of amateur robotics building - packed with the latest in servo motor technology, microcontrolled robots, remote control, Lego Mindstorms Kits, and other commercial kits. It gives electronics hobbyists fully illustrated plans for 11 complete Robots, as well as all-new coverage of Robotix-based Robots, Lego Technic-based Robots, Functionoids with Lego Mindstorms, and Location and Motorized Systems with Servo Motors. It features a pictures and parts list that accompany all projects, and material on using the BASIC Stamp and other microcontrollers.
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The author of The Robot Builder's Sourcebook ... offers a series of easy-to-do projects ranging from adapting common toys to walking robots to giving your robot sound capabilities. He includes new information on LEGO(R) Mindstorms(tm), microcontrollers, robotics programming, and other technological developments. For learning the various components of putting together a robot, this is a great guide, and of course, as one would expect from the author, there are many useful resources listed. Library Journal 20021101From the Back Cover:
Everybody's favorite amateur robotics book is bigger, bolder, and better than ever!
Readers at Amazon say:
"It's not just good. It's greeaaaaaaaaaat! Awesome book."
"The projects are simple to build and give the beginner an excellent foundation in robotics."
"This is an excellent book for beginners. The author provides the pros and cons out of his own experiences."
-Robots that walk, see, feel, talk, listen, and think.
Remote-controlled robots and robots that find their own way.
A robotic arm and a robotic bug.
Robots made from toys, and robots controlled by computers.
Robots with "brains."
You can build them all from plans in this book, or design your own. Just look inside. This updated edition of Gordon McComb's best-selling Robot Builder's Bonanza features fascinating science tidbits, field-tested projects, and modular organization to make it easy to invent and build your own designs. Full appendices provide suggestions for further reading, Internet information sources, names and addresses for mail order supply companies, and help with interfacing logic families.
This heavily illustrated "bible" of amateur robotics is the best you can ever find. Take it home and start building robots today.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED
-Where to Get the Parts
-How Much They Cost
-Working with Plastic, Wood, & Metal
-Constructing the 'Bot
-Avoiding Common Mistakes
Fully Illustrated Plans for these Amazing Robots
Six-Legged Walking Robot
Lego Lightbots that Seek and Avoid Light
Polar coordinate robotic arm
Revolute coordinate robotic arm
NEW IN THIS EDITION
-Lego Technic-Based Robots
-Functionoids with Lego Mindstorms
-Fixed and Mobile Systems with Servo Motors
-Using the Basic Stamp, BasicX, and Other Microcontrollers
-Remote Controlled Robots
-Infrared, Ultrasonic, Laser, and other High-Tech Sensors
"Gordon McComb is my favorite how-to author."
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