BLE Bot 9000

Create an Arduino 101 bot controlled by Johnny Five over Firmata BLE!

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BLE Bot 9000

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
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Adafruit Motor/Stepper/Servo Shield for Arduino v2 Kit - v2.3
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SparkFun Multi-Chassis - 4WD Kit (Basic)
[ Ambassadors: The Tank Kit variety of this from Sparkfun were provided as an alternative to this unit. These have been determined to have power issues associated with the 5x AA included with them. See Known Issues for more info. ]
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Adafruit 6 x AA battery holder with 5.5mm/2.1mm plug
[ Ambassadors: This piece is KNOWN MISSING from the kits. The intel USB battery bank can be supplimented in its' place to power the Arduino 101. ]
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5x AA Battery Holder
Included with Robot Kit.
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Components Pack
Contains 4x standoff risers, plastic/black screws, ~20 wires, a 3-inch Velcro strip, possibly a few AA batteries.
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AA Batteries
AA Batteries
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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Johnny-Five
Johnny-Five
Arduino Firmata

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Solder (generic)
Philips Screwdriver
Included with Sparkfun Bot Kits

Story

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Schematics

Chassis Assembly

PDF for assembling chassis

Code

Touchscreen controls

Control your 'bot from a touchscreen, using an Express server! (For more advanced hacksters.)

Robot Control Code

Github with code for running the robot

Credits

Martin Kronberg

Martin Kronberg

4 projects • 28 followers
I'm a Technical Evangelist at Intel. I make toasters talk to clouds.
Drew Alden

Drew Alden

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Hackster Live Community Lead & 1st Ambassador (PHX), php, infosec, hardware hacking, iPhone jailbreaking, game/graphics/display tech.
Alex Glow

Alex Glow

80 projects • 763 followers
The Hackster team's resident Hardware Nerd. I like robots, music, EEG, wearables, and languages. FIRST Robotics kid.
David Cater

David Cater

2 projects • 1 follower
SW programmer since 1982 (professionally since 1990). Primarily Windows application dev. Latest work is in C#/WPF/Python.
David Carrington

David Carrington

1 project • 3 followers
Software Engineer who loves to tinker with hardware and gadgets.

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