Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Asm rg turreta
RobotGeek RobotGeek Desktop Roboturret
Rg rotknob a
RobotGeek RobotGeek Rotation Knob
Rg light a
RobotGeek RobotGeek Light Sensor
RobotGeek RobotGeek Small Workbench
A000066 iso both
Arduino Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
The RobotGeek Desktop RoboTurret comes with a Geekduino, but you can use official hardware from Arduino if you prefer.
DFRobot Analog UV Sensor V2
OPTIONAL: In place of the light sensors, you can use UV Sensors if you'd like to accurately report the UV index for your project.
Software apps and online services:
Ide web
Arduino Arduino IDE


Wiring Sun Tracker
Wiring Sun Tracker




Rg logo
RobotGeek Team

The RobotGeek team is a 6-man operation that wants to make it even easier to use Arduino to make electronics and robots.

Wade Filewich

Hi, I'm Wade, and I'm Projects and Marketing for RobotGeek/Trossen Robotics. I spend all of my free time making things and lying on the floor crying.



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