Project Nomad

Posted on Apr 16 2017 - 2:58am by piddler
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How to build a “budget” remote control/autonomous wandering 4WD robot. 🙂

PARTS:
RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH
RPI 3 Camera – https://goo.gl/yP6IZh
4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7
16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal
120 pcs jumper cable – https://goo.gl/spWoaC
HC-SR04 Sensors – https://goo.gl/3Szn0u
Resistor Assortment – https://goo.gl/0Yg9Ao
HC-SR04 Brackets – https://goo.gl/SkpphB
16-Channel Servo Controller – https://goo.gl/VxLt5D
5.5×2.1mm Male+Female DC Power Socket: https://goo.gl/fmZasB
Breadboards – https://goo.gl/1Rv54e
9g Servos – https://goo.gl/4flb2h
L298N – 5 Pcs: https://goo.gl/6svIlR
Buck Converters – https://goo.gl/zmbWm6
4WD Robotics Kit – https://goo.gl/P9zlp6
12V Lithium Ion Battery Bank – https://goo.gl/MI6UDm

Misc. items needed:
-small zip ties
-mounting tape
-hot glue gun
-rigid plastic for servo base/camera

SCHEMATIC:

REFERENCE LINKS:

Raspberry Pi Camera Setup – https://www.linux-projects.org/uv4l/installation/
Motor Controller Setup – https://www.piddlerintheroot.com/l298n-dual-h-bridge/
Servo Controller Setup – https://www.piddlerintheroot.com/16-channel-servo-controller/
Ultrasonic Sensor Setup – https://www.piddlerintheroot.com/hc-sr04/

CODE:

https://github.com/dapiddler/NOMAD