Orbduino, Tech Info, History, User Stats
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