Half size line – full size robot

We have been looking at the possibilities for a half size line follower challenge and Duncan has published a test track for printing in A1. I thought I’d see just how few special items were needed to try this out. So I used my A4 printer in posterising mode to…

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A Raspberry Pi Pico based UKMARSBOT

I wanted to build a UKMARSBOT line follower but code it in Python. So here I describe how to replace the Arduino Nano with the recently launched Raspberry Pi Pico. The Pico is not ideal in many respects, particularly because it only has 3 A to D ports, where we…

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UKMARSBOT for new constructors

In this presentation for new constructors and those interested in finding out more about building a UKMARSBOT, Ian explains the design objectives and how they were achieved in the hardware and circuit designs and gives practical advice and tips for the construction. A block diagram showing the elements of line…

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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…

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