Experiment Guide for RedBot with Shadow Chassis

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Contributors: bri_huang, Shawn Hymel, SFUptownMaker
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Resources and Going Further

Get moving!

Hopefully, this guide has given you enough information to get started with the RedBot!

Once you've mastered the art of line following robots, try you hand at other types of robots.

Resources

GitHub repositories:

Beyond the Tutorial

Here are some guides and projects to get you going with other ideas:

MMA8452Q Accelerometer Breakout Hookup Guide

How to get started using the MMA8452Q 3-axis accelerometer -- a solid, digital, easy-to-use acceleration sensor.

Alternative Arduino Interfaces

We admit the Arduino IDE isn't for everyone. Here are some other options for programming your Arduino boards, including web interfaces and graphical programming languages.

Need some inspiration? Check out our other robots found in our robotics section.

Hackers In Residence - The Tethered Quad

Our first-ever "Hackers in Residence" Tara Tiger Brown and Sean Bonner created a quadcopter that stays tethered to the ground. Here's how they did it!

Wireless RC Robot with Arduino and XBees

In this tutorial, we will expand on the SIK for RedBot to control the robot wirelessly with XBee radios! We'll explore a different microcontroller and wirelessly control the RedBot at a distance.

Wireless Gesture Controlled Robot

Control the RedBot wirelessly based on the movement of your hand using an accelerometer, Arduino, and XBees!

SparkFun Inventor's Kit Experiment Guide - v4.1

The SparkFun Inventor's Kit (SIK) Experiment Guide contains all of the information needed to build all five projects, encompassing 16 circuits, in the latest version of the kit, v4.1.2 and v4.1.

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