#21

Thanks @MovieMaker. Very kind of you to say. Smile

#22

Great roomba robot - I am very impressed! I have a broken 400 which I want to play with as soon as I have the time.

Can you tell me where you sourced your retractable torches? They seem like a nice additional bit of kit.

Cheers

Chris

#23

@ZebraStripes.

Thanks for the compliments Chris. I'm happy to hear you like the lil guy. I sourced the pen light torches from Amazon. They run on a single 1.5v AAA battery and are pretty bright for their size, so I stripped them, soldered some wires to the terminals, and wired them in parallel through a drop down buck converter and relay that Richard R put me on to, which are connected to a digital port on the EZ-B. The retract mechanism was made from two dried out marker pens, a cut length of metal coat hanger wire which are linked to a HD servo with a servo horn. I put up a couple of pics so you can have a better look.

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#24

Yes - a very simple and robust way of having retractable light beams. It is these little touches that add so much to a project.

Thanks very much for sharing !

Cheers

Chris

#25

Vic's first dance routine.

Enjoy. Smile