Robotics

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The Hardware: Page 4

Forward movement sensor design

Figure 13. Design of the forward movement sensor. Yes, that's my rendition of the grayhill rotary encoder.

 

Grayhill rotary encoder

Figure 14. Grayhill rotary encoder.

 

Forward movement sensor design seen from behind. A wheel turns the rotary encoder.

Figure 15. Forward movement sensor design seen from behind. A wheel turns the rotary encoder.

 

Forward movement sensor design seen from the side.  This sensor is intended for attachment to the rear of the robot.

Figure 16. Forward movement sensor design seen from the side. This sensor is intended for attachment to the rear of the robot.

 

Snap Lever Switch.

Figure 17. Snap lever switch used to detect when the robot falls. Very common device, but I need the kind with a 3 or 4-inch lever.

 

Snap Lever Switch mount design.

Figure 18. Snap lever switch mount design.

 

Lever bend design.

Figure 19. Theory for the lever bend.

 

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