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4 Posts authored by: emgrobotics
TI has hit a homerun with the $4.30 TI Launchpad.  This low-cost, professional, easy to use tool gives the beginner everything he/she needs to get up and running in the world of microcontrollers and robotics.     EMGRobotics MSP430G2553 Robot Controller Board $15.00 Without CPU (Board is stuffed with socket only) $17.00 shipped with socketed MSP430G2553 Features: Board ships fully assembled Board ships with MSP430G2553 in socket ( 16K flash, 512 Bytes RAM, A/D con ...
  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 forward or backwards under the control of the EMGRobotics Low-Cost Robot Controller. The Hexbug(tm) Spider is a remote control walking toy you can buy at your local RadioShack, Target, Walmart, or ToysRus for ...
Hacking the OWI535 Robot ARM Using RobotSee, the TI Launchpad, and the EMGRobotics Six Pack Booster by Eric Gregori (www.EMGRobotics.com)   You can download all the firmware and  RobotSee code used in this article from here: www.robotsee.com/Launchpad_SixPack_Booster/SIXPack_OWI535_RobotSee_Project.zip         The OWI535 robot ARM is an educational toy manufactured by OWI.  The ARM has four degrees of freedom and a gripper.  All four joints and t ...
    The TI Launchpad based robot walker is based on the Lynxmotion BRAT Jr. walking robot kit.  You can build this whole robot for less than $120.00. The TI launchpad can be used to control up to 5 servos with 16bit accuracy. The TI Launchpad is compatable with the Robot Vision Toolkit and RobotSee.   To learn how to build this robot, visit TI's Launchpad project page: http://e2e.ti.com/group/msp430launchpad/m/project/496334.aspx ...

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