All Blog Posts Tagged 'hexbug' (8)

Just finished making my Hexbug Spider Line Following Hack.

I got most the hack of the Hexbug Spider done last night, but broke one of the battery wires where it connected to the board. I checked the robot out by holding the wire to where it connects to the board, and the robot moved, so I figured all I needed to do was to solder it back onto the board, then aim the infared sensor and led. But it was late and decided to go to bed and finish it today.

I got back to it this afternoon and managed to solder the wire onto the board. I…

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Added by Donald King on March 26, 2013 at 12:37am — No Comments

Hacking the Hexbug™ Spider XL to Add Computer Vision Using a Smartphone

You can download the PDF of these instructions by clicking here.

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Added by eric gregori on January 7, 2013 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Hacking the HexBug(tm) Spider with the EMGRobotics MSP430G2553RCB for Line Following

 

This low-cost hack ($44.30 including the cost of the Hexbug spider) converts the remote control toy into a C programmable autonomous robot with a IR range sensor "eye" and a TI MSP430G2231 16bit brain.  After this hack the robot will be able to turn left or right and walk…

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Added by eric gregori on February 14, 2012 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Hacked HexBug(tm) Spider Superbowl - Red Giants Vs Blue Patriots

Each robot has been modified with the EMGRobotics MSP430G2553RCB available from (www.buildsmartrobots.com).



Instructions for hacking the HexBug Spider can be found…

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Added by eric gregori on February 5, 2012 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Hacking the Hexbug(TM) Spider with the EMGRobotics Spider Hack Kit and the TI Launchpad

This low-cost hack ($44.30 including the cost of the Hexbug spider) converts the remote control toy into a C programmable autonomous robot with a IR range sensor "eye" and a TI MSP430G2231 16bit brain.  After this hack the robot will be able to turn left or right and walk…

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Added by eric gregori on January 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

The EMGRobotics Low-Cost Robot Controller

 EMGRobotics Low-Cost Robot Controller ($10.00)…

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Added by eric gregori on January 2, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Build a $30.00 - Multicore 16bit C programmable walking robot

Build a $30.00 - Multicore 16bit C programmable walking robot

By Eric Gregori

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Added by eric gregori on August 28, 2011 at 11:27pm — No Comments

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