May 18, 2012 AT 1:35 am

BOE Shield-Bot Sets Out for Maker Faire Bay Area

The BOE Shield-Bot is setting out to Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 to spend some time in the Maker Shed, sporting a Ping))) Ultransonic Distance Sensor and Mounting Bracket Kit to look both ways before crossing the street. 

 

BOE Shield-Bot with Ping))) Sensor

BOE Shield-Bot heading to Maker Faire, with a Ping))) Sensor for safe traveling

What’s Needed

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

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

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

(1) Optional parts from Parallax for the traveling staff and bundle holder (good fit for a bamboo skewer, perfect for carrying a bundle of extra tires):

 

L brackets make a travel staff holder on the BOE Shield-Bot

L brackets make a handy travel staff holder on the BOE Shield-Bot

Instructions and Arduino code download are posted to the Roaming Ping))) Shield-Bot Page at learn.parallax.com.  Hope to see you at the Faire!


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