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Supplied Equipment

Each group will be provided with the following equipment. A considerable deposit will be placed on the more expensive equipment, and students will receive the entire deposit back at the end of the term (when the equipment is returned). The equipment is:

  • 2x MIT HandyBoard, assembled and tested, from Gleason Research
  • 1x MING 300MHz AM Transmitter, assembled, from DigiKey (TX-99V3-ND)
  • 1x MING 300MHz AM Receiver, assembled, from DigiKey (RE-99V3-ND)
  • several PICs, based on individual group needs, from DigiKey

Groups will also be able to use the following equipment by signing it out from the course supervisor:

  • 2x PIC programmers, assembled, from Peter Anderson (www.phanderson.com)
  • PIC reference book, "Easy PIC'n"
  • PIC reference book, "PIC'n up the Pace"
  • Reference book, "Mobile Robots, from Inspiration to Implementation"



Other Equipment

Groups must provide their own:

  • Motors
  • Batteries
  • Sensors
  • Tagging Device
Although some of the sensors and the tagging device will have recommended sources and part numbers. In particular, the following sensors will be specified to ensure that different teams can play together:
  • IR beacon, for detection by other robots
  • IR detectors, to detect other robot's beacons


 
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