Shield-Bot Roaming with Ping)))

The BOE Shield-Bot is set out to Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 to spend some time in the Maker Shed, sporting a Ping))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor and Mounting Bracket Kit to look both ways before crossing the street.  Your Shield-Bot can get ready to roam too, with these instructions and example code.

BOE Shield-Bot setting off for Maker Faire, with Ping))) Sensor and traveling bundle

What's Needed

(1) Fully assembled and tested BOE Shield-Bot:

  • Robotics Shield Kit (for Arduino), #130-35000 at the Parallax store
  • Your own Arduino Uno and programming cable

(1) Ping))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor, #28015 in the Parallax store

(1) Ping))) Mounting Bracket Kit, #570-28015 in the Parallax store

(1) Optional holder for traveling staff and bundle:

  • (2) L-shaped Mounting Brackets #720-00011
  • (1) 3/8" Flathead Screw #700-00016
  • (1) 4-40 Locknut #700-00024

(1) Bamboo skewer

Fabric scraps