Orbduino Technical Info
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I'm happy to share any of the Orbduino design info.  Note that there is no computer used! 
If you have a question, please feel free to send me an e-mail!
Hardware: (see pics below)
     * (1) Seeeduino (Arduino) Mega w/ Atmel ATmega1280 Microcontroller, See Wiring chart below
     * (2) Custom power distribution proto-board based on the V7805-1000 Switching Vreg
     * (3) Arduino Ethernet Shield
     * (4) Custom I/O proto-board (Slider pots, buttons, LEDs) for manual/local control
     * (5) Apogee Color Changing Ambient Light Orb CLB2U (Hacked for direct PWM control)
     * (6) Two Dallas/Maxim DS18B20 Digital Thermometers (one indoor, one outdoor)
     * (7) Custom 6 channel motor control proto-board based on the L293D Quad Half-H driver, See Schematic below
     * My ArduinoLogger SD data logger board. See details here.
     * Owi Kit Robotic Arm Edge (Hacked for direct control of direction and speed)
     * Two Solid State Relays for Main Lighting control
     * Two HP TIL311 Hexadecimal displays for lockout timer
     * DS1302 Real Time Clock w/ recharging battery backup
     * Panasonic BL-C131A Wireless Network Camera (Side view)
     * Panasonic BL-C1A Network Camera (Top view)

Source code: 
     Download Revision 2.5.6 (also contains command definitions  and command structure info)

Other Documentation:
     Orbduino presentation for the DorkbotPDX group is available here.
     6 Channel Motor Control Board Schematic (PDF, Eagle)
     Seeeduino/Arduino Mega wiring table/pin map (MS Excel)
     Chat/message engine on hosted web page highly leveraged from this: Most Simple Ajax Chat Room 
Pictures:
     

     

Contact: Trav