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by herohans
Sun Nov 27, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: Help with Magpi 51 robot coding
Replies: 4
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Re: Help with Magpi 51 robot coding

I threw in a non-rechargeable, alkaline 9v in and the robot works! Or at least it did until my son spilled lime soda on the ps3 remote. I think the web control code isn't fully booting because I don't have the camera installed. (I'm waiting on the rasp pi zero flex cable to arrive from china.) Thank...
by herohans
Thu Nov 24, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: Help with Magpi 51 robot coding
Replies: 4
Views: 2922

Re: Help with Magpi 51 robot coding

I'm using a NiMH battery rated at 280 mAH capacity. Not quite as good as the ones with 300mAH capacity ones but the price was right.

My zeroborg is configured to run both it and the pi zero off the 9v. The magazine article only specified a single NiMH pp3 rechargeable battery.
by herohans
Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: Help with Magpi 51 robot coding
Replies: 4
Views: 2922

Help with Magpi 51 robot coding

Hi All, I'm trying to build the Magpi Issue 51 robot and I'm running into problems. I followed the magazine instructions as best I could and hardware wise it looks to be okay. Powered by a 9V battery I get blinking activity lights on the zeroborg and the pi zero but the robot just sits there. Joysti...

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