Fun & Games Robotics


The builder claims these cars will find the racetrack in any room and race it! How? It seems these little racecars use ultra-sonic sensors and a Picaxe to keep them a predetermined distance away form the walls. They keep going around the room, creating their own racetrack. Looks like a lot of fun!

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4 thoughts on “Wall Racers: Your home is a racetrack

  1. Am I the only one who wants to grab the video camera and use it to beat the crap out of the cameraman? WTF!
    Zoom out, get a freakin’ tripod, or at least steady yourself.

    If you are claiming the thing will “find the racetrack in a room”, then let it out of its cage and into the room! What you are showing is a 4’x4′ empty room!

    “home is a racetrack”. I was disappointed to see only one car. What kind of race is that? I guess the red car won. yay.

  2. Agreed about the camera work.

    It’s an interesting car but the motion seems so jerky. Can you modify the code so it’s more responsive to what’s in its path?

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