Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Dalek build starts!

I found an excellent web site at http://www.projectdalek.co.uk/ that provides plans for building various models of Dalek. I’ve decided to build a classic “Genesis Dalek” from the 70’s. This is the Dalek that I used to watch from behind the sofa as a child. I decided to start off with building the Dalek’s “skirt”. This is basically the bottom half of the… Read more »

My First Arduino Robot

Here is my first working robot. It is very simple, but a good start. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hKtEQSAFKA] The electronics parts: 1 x Arduino Mega (but an Arduino Uno would have been more suitable) 1 x L293D chip 2 x Micro metal gear motor The parts are mounted on a piece of plywood that I cut to size.