Arduino Robot Bonanza by Gordon McComb

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Create high-tech walking, talking, and thinking robots
"McComb hasn’t missed a beat. It’s an absolute winner!" -GeekDad,

Breathe life into the robots of your dreams—without advanced electronics or programming skills. Arduino Robot Bonanza shows you how to build autonomous robots using ordinary tools and common parts. Learn how to wire things up, program your robot's brain, and add your own unique flair. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide starts with the Teachbot and moves to more complex projects, including the musical TuneBot, the remote-controlled TeleBot, a slithering snakelike 'bot, and a robotic arm with 16 inches of reach!

Get started on the Arduino board and software Build a microcontroller-based brain Hook up high-tech sensors and controllers Write and debug powerful Arduino apps Navigate by walking, rolling, or slithering Program your 'bot to react and explore on its own Add remote control and wireless video Generate sound effects and synthesized speech Develop functional robot arms and grippers Extend plans and add exciting features

About Gordon McComb

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Gordon McComb is an avid electronics hobbyist who has written for TAB Books for a number of years. He wrote the best-selling "Troubleshooting and Repairing VCRs" (now in its third edition), "Gordon McComb's Gadgeteer's Goldmine, " and "Lasers, Ray Guns, and Light Cannons." Myke Predko has 20 years experience in the design, manufacturing, and testing of electronic circuits. An experienced author, Myke wrote McGraw-Hill's best-selling "123 Robotics Projects for the Evil Genius; 123 PIC Microcontroller Experiments for the Evil Genius, PIC Microcontroller Pocket Reference; Programming and Customizing PIC Microcontrollers, " Second Edition; "Programming Robot Controllers;" and other books, and is the principal designer of both "TAB Electronics Build Your Own Robot Kits.
Published April 3, 2013 by McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics. 416 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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