A shield providing sensors for small robots such as SimpleBot
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README.md

SimpleBot Shield

This breakout shield for a wheeled robot was created to work with @ajfisher's SimpleBot R3 design, as used for NodeBots days here in Australia.

Originally designed for assembly at LCA 2015 Open Hardware MiniConf.

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The shield provides for:

  • 6 hobby servo connections, included 2 marked motor connections.
  • Onboard 6V linear regulator for servo power.
  • "SR04" Ultrasonic rangefinder mount.
  • Light Dependent Resistor for communications, ambient light sensing.
  • 4 WS2812B "NeoPixels" mounted in corners of the board.
  • Screw terminal connections for 5 analog pins, power & ground.
  • Additional header for 2 more digital pins, power & ground.
  • Dedicated footprint area for Freetronics IMU9 accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer module.

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