I really like this little sumo bot based on the ever-popular Arduino microcontroller. The bot features line sensing, obstacle detection, and a nice interface board for the geared motors. Check out the website for more information and the source code.

Features:

  • Weight: 332 g
  • Size: L=10cm W=10cm H=12cm
  • Sensors: Dual Front telemeter ranging, Dual Surface IR line sensing
  • Brain: Finite state machine baesd on Arduino duemilanove
  • Traction: Dual Solarbotics geared motor
  • Power supply: 6 AAA 800mAh NiMh Rechargeable battery

More about the Arduino Minisumo 01

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