We had the following comments or complaints about the Hercules product: The wheel hubs do not match the size of the motor shaft. Used as provided, the wheels were off-center and very wobbly. This was a serious problem which we had to solve by printing custom sleeves for the motor shaft on a 3-d printer.
You’ll need a computer to program the Hercules robot. This computer will be used to compile and upload programs to the robot. Any Windows or Mac with a USB port should work. These instructions are tailored to the Windows PC but the process for a Mac should be similar. 1. Install Arduino IDE Start by […]
We had a great time in our last two classes: The backordered robot kits arrived so the teams from lesson 2 each built a second robot. Now everybody has their own robot to work on. We built a blinking LED circuit using a 555 timer IC and some other components and then we experimented with […]