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This week was not blessed with much sun in North Germany. I focused on testing different sensors and motor drivers with Arduino Nano board.



Testing Solar Panels powering Arduino Nano

Powering up the Nano with Solar panels


Note: Next time must add some diodes for security to keep the controller safe.


Blinking LEDs with Solar Power


The Sensors Test Setup Plan

The test plan



Testing the Sensors


Learning to use Arduino

DHT 11 Sensor with Arduino




  • Test the different motors to drive the bot and to find the least power hungry.
  • Building the mechanics of the Solar BOT.