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Completed Mantis robot.

Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 4

The first three parts of this series (see links below) have shown the building of the Mantis robot (Figure 1), how to control things with the RoboClaw motor controller, and operation of the robot using the keyboard. Before you start thinking about self-driving robots, it is useful to be able to...
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The Mantis robot.

Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 3

In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we took at look at building and powering the Mantis robot kit (pictured above). A Raspberry Pi was mounted to it, and I described how to get the Pi talking to a RoboClaw motor controller. This time, I will show how to move the robot around using with the keyboard or...
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Mantis robot initial build.

Build an Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 2

In the previous article, I showed how to do the initial build of our Mantis robot, featuring a RoboClaw motor controller board and a Raspberry Pi. Here, I’ll move on to attaching motors, connecting the RoboClaw to your Pi through a USB port, and supplying the RoboClaw with its own power source. The...
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Add a RoboClaw motor controller board to your Mantis kit.

Build an Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 1

Take your Raspberry Pi into the wild with the Mantis robot kit. In this series of articles, I’ll discuss the process of building, powering, connecting, and controlling your own Mantis robot, and I’ll also point out some potential pitfalls. The Mantis is available in four- and six-wheel...
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