Jose Cruz
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Autonomous EV3 Color Tower Explorer

Autonomous EV3 Color Tower Explorer is a Lego robot that scan a field searching color towers and go to each based in Alexa directives.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Echo Dot
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot
×1
Pixy2 PixyCam
×1
Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz
SparkFun Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz
×1
Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout
Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout
×1
Through Hole Resistor, 150 ohm
Through Hole Resistor, 150 ohm
×2
5 mm LED: Red
5 mm LED: Red
×1
3 mm LED: Green
3 mm LED: Green
×1
SparkFun Solder-able Breadboard - Mini
SparkFun Solder-able Breadboard - Mini
×2
SparkFun HTU21D Humidity Sensor
×1
Capacitor 100 nF
Capacitor 100 nF
×1
Capacitor 100 µF
Capacitor 100 µF
×1
Through Hole Resistor, 82 kohm
Through Hole Resistor, 82 kohm
×2
AMS1117-3.3V 10PCS Voltage Regulator
×1
NXT/EV3 Compatible (female) Sockets
×2
Port Splitter for NXT Digital Sensors
×1
LEGO MindStorms Education EV3 Core Set
×1
LEGO MindStorms Expansion Set by LEGO® Education
×1
LEGO MindStorms EV3 Medium Servo Motor
×1
LEGO MindStorms EV3 Temperature Sensor
×1
LEGO MindStorms EV3 Cable Pack
×1
LEGO MindStorms LEGO Technic Pegs, Joints, Peg-Joints Pack
×1
LEGO MindStorms LEGO Technic NEW 6 pcs CHASSIS FRAME
×1
LEGO MindStorms LEGO Technic Differential gear box kit
×1

Software apps and online services

Ev3Dev operating system for Lego EV3
Alexa Gadgets Toolkit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Gadgets Toolkit
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
LDCad
LPub3D
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
VS Code
Microsoft VS Code
Pixymon V2 for Windows

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Schematics

Lego parts and instructions

Uses this Lego parts and build instructions to build the Lego ev3 explorer

Color Tower Red build instructions

Instructions to build the Lego tower red. At left of tower I will attach a foamy square piece for color sensor detect procedure.

Color Tower Blue build instructions

Instructions to build the Lego tower blue. At left of tower I will attach a foamy square piece for color sensor detect procedure.

EV3 Female Socket

Bottom view of female EV3 socket. The colors is only for reference to lego cable.

Humidity i2C Sensor

Humidity I2C Sensor using HTU21D, Connect it using Lego connector and cable. This sensor i2c address is 0x40

GPS with UART to I2C interface

I2C GPS module. Using an arduino to convert uart from gps data to i2c interface.

Code

Autonomous EV3 Color Tower Explorer

Autonomous EV3 Color Tower Explorer - Other Files

Other files that support project

Credits

Jose Cruz

Jose Cruz

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