Build an Electronic Level with MPU-6050 and Arduino

Today we will be working with the MPU-6050 IMU, and we will use it to build an electronic level with an Arduino. Article with libraries and code – https://dbot.ws/mpu6050 More tutorials and projects at https://dronebotworkshop.com Tell me what YOU want to see me create! Sign up for the newsletter at https://dbot.ws/dbnews and have your say! […]

Build a Real Robot Episode 8 – Motor Controller Part 1

In this week’s installment of my quest to Build a Real Robot, I am starting to design the motor controllers for the DB1 robot. Article at https://dbot.ws/rbt008 More robot projects and Arduino experiments at https://dronebotworkshop.com Want to suggest new content? Join the newsletter at https://dbot.ws/dbnews and have your say! Today we’ll start the design of […]

I2C Part 2 – Build a I2C Sensor

In the second look at I2C, we will design our own I2C sensor. We’ll also look at the protocol used to exchange data on the I2C bus. Full article with code at https://dbot.ws/i2cpart2 More articles and tutorials at https://dronebotworkshop.com Want to suggest new content? Join the newsletter at https://dbot.ws/dbnews We are back working with the […]

Build a REAL Robot – Episode 7 – Motor Test

This is episode seven of an ongoing series about building a REAL robot. In today’s installment, I’ll be powering up the motors and testing them out. Accompanying article at https://dbot.ws/rbt007 Full series at https://dronebotworkshop.com/build-a-real-robot/ Today is a big day, my robot DB1 is finally going to get moving! I’ll show you a few wiring enhancements […]

Using the Arduino Pro Mini & FTDI

Today we will work with the Arduino Pro Mini, a small yet powerful Arduino board. We will also build a simple battery-powered robot arm controller. Article with code – https://dbot.ws/promini More articles and tutorials – https://dronebotworkshop.com Suggest new content by filling out the survey, link in every newsletter – https://dbot.ws/dbnews The Arduino Pro Mini is […]

Build a Real Robot – Episode 6 – Power Distribution

In the sixth episode of the “Build a Real Robot” series, I will show you the power distribution system that I’ve wired up for the DB1 Robot. Article accompanying this video at https://dbot.ws/rbt006 More projects and tutorials at https://dronebotworkshop.com Join the newsletter and tell me what content you want me to create – https://dbot.ws/dbnews Our […]