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Here is a great way to spy on people survey your surroundings. With Bluetooth integration, it is completely wireless and is controlled by a video game controller. The camera movement is very fast, but unfortunately the bot isn’t. Keep this in mind, since a fast escape after being detected is not going to happen.

For this bot I needed another axis on a joystick. I have a Logitech game pad that was ideal for this. The left thumb pad drives the motion servos, and the right thumbstick moves the turret. 2 buttons are used to control the servo that opertates the light, one for on, the other for off.

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.


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