Month: November 2012

Atmel to Arduino Pin Mappings

Posted on November 18, 2012

Everyone should have this image from Tinkerlog printed out and handy. It’s such a waste of time to search for the mapping between Atmel physical pins and what the Arduino environment calls ‘pins’. http://tinkerlog.com/2009/06/18/microcontroller-cheat-sheet/   And corresponding mappings for the AT 84, which aren’t in the image above: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathanchantrell/6897568559/   Slightly ‘better’ views of the […]

Category: Hardware Tagged ,

Bot Shopping

Posted on November 11, 2012

I’ve never been a fan of all-in-one robot kits, even as a kid, so I tend toward places that I can actually get the widget I need, and then cobble things together myself. Here is where I’m currently doing my shopping: Solarbotics – I live in the same city as these guys (Calgary) and I […]

Category: Hardware, Rover Tagged

Let’s toast some ‘droids!

Posted on November 11, 2012

After compiling hundreds of pages of notes, hundreds of lines of code, and hundreds of Atmel processors* I decided a blog was the best way to keep my ideas for robots, gizmos, and widgets organized and accessible. And besides, what use is an evil plan for world domination by my robot army if I can’t […]

Category: Rover Tagged