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README.md

#Defconbots 2014 Reference Robot Design

This is a reference design for the 2014 defconbots competition. It is meant as a nothing more than a starting point for aspiring hardware ethusiasts. The solution is intentionally simple and should not be used for the final competition. You will not win the competition with the reference design.

Hardware

  1. TTL controllable laser ($12): https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8654
  2. Laser mount ($5): https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8674
  3. Servo ($8 x 2): https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9065
  4. Pan-tilt bracket ($6): https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10335
  5. Arduino Pro Micro 5V/16MHz($20): https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11098
  6. Webcam of your choice ($14): http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-QuickCam-for-Notebooks-Silver/dp/B000NB2GF8/

Total Price: ~$75

note: The logitech quickcam used is not recommended. The framerate and picture are terrible.

Firmware

Clone this repo and load the hardware_interface.ino onto your arduino. This firmware interprets serial commands in the form of "n,n,n\n" into the servo position and laser on/off.

Software

Clone this repo and load TowerDefender.sln. Run/Edit to your liking.

Assembled Robot

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