Skip navigation
I connected an HC-06 Bluetooth adapter, across the Arduino Rx and Tx,  as in my previous Blog posts.   In MIT App Inventor, I created the following Android design:   Since I already had an Arduino sketch which controlled the motors (previous post), I decided to make the Android program simply mimic the keyboard input of that  sketch. I did, however, remove the menu output to the serial monitor.   Ignoring the Bluetooth connect and disconnect blocks, the control b ...
More years ago than I care to remember (probably 15), I foolishly subscribed to a magazine called Real Robots, published by Eaglemoss. Each monthly part included components which, when you had spent a small fortune buying the magazine, would let you build a robot - Cybot.   I became disillusioned when I realised that all I would be doing was screwing mechanical parts together and plugging in already fully populated PCBs, some of which carried pre-programmed microprocessors: I had assumed m ...