Raspberry Pi Controller for UKMARSBOT

The UKMARSBOT training robot, designed by members of UKMARS, was always intended to be flexible. It can be adapted to use a number of different processor modules in place of the standard Arduino Nano. one of the Society's members, Rob Probin, has gone one stage further by adding a Raspberry…

Continue Reading Raspberry Pi Controller for UKMARSBOT

KESbot Aarav

This is one of 10 UKMARSbot robots built at KES School in the 2019/2020 academic year with students in year 8. Motors are Pimoroni N20s with the extended shaft and a 20:1 gearbox, but no encoders have been fitted at present, although by using the extended shafts it would be…

Continue Reading KESbot Aarav

KESbot STEM

This is the demonstration model of the UKMARSbot robot built for the robot club at KES School in the 2019/2020 academic year with students in year 8. Motors are Poluloi N20s with a 10:1 gearbox and the extended shaft with magnetic encoders added The wheels are the standard 32 mm…

Continue Reading KESbot STEM

Magellan

Magellan, built by Ian Butterworth, is an example of UKMARSBOT a beginner’s robot with the standard basic line sensor board extended to improve reliability when detecting radius and start/finish markers. UKMARSBOT is covered in detail here   https://ukmars.org/projects/ukmarsbot/getting-started-ukmarsbot/ and the modification of the sensors was discussed at Minos 2020, a recording…

Continue Reading Magellan

Asymouse

Asymouse is a beginner’s robot built by Ian Butterworth to complete the IET triathlon events. The platform is a PCB designed by the builder  with sensor boards constructed from prototyping board. There is minimal surface mount, just a microSD slot, and the robot is built around a dsPic33 plug in…

Continue Reading Asymouse