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Play chase with your YetiBorg v2 Robots can make really fun pets and YetiBorg v2 is no exception. The best thing about pets is being able to play games and teach tricks, so we thought we would teach YetiBorg v2 how to follow us like a dog :) With this example you can see how we can get your robot to follow you around using only the camera. Parts...

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Step 0: Ensure you have all parts as shown above. Step 1: You should have three Perspex parts. Step 2: Remove the protective film from the Chassis. Step 3: Orient the chassis so that the spoon shaped cutout is at the bottom and the oval is to the right. Add one of the [small...

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Set your YetiBorg v2 to move in a preset sequence Robots such as BigTrak and Turtles work by having a sequence of moves programmed into them. Most of them use a set of commands based on the Logo programming language. In this example we will turn our YetiBorg v2 into a turtle robot, just without the pen :) Parts All we need for this example...

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Use a game controller or joystick to drive YetiBorg v2 Most of us want to be able to control our robots manually one way or another. Bluetooth wireless controllers such as a PS3 controller or Wiimote are great way to do this with Raspberry Pi based robots as the Pi 3 has Bluetooth built in to the board :) In this example we will show how these game controllers can...

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Drive your YetiBorg v2 from a smart phone or web browser One of the best things about building your own robot is being able to control it remotely. Using YetiBorg v2 with a Raspberry Pi camera you can drive around and see what the robot sees from a smart phone, laptop, or even via the web! In this example we will show how you can control...

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YetiBorg v2 is a small and robust 4WD robot based around the Raspberry Pi. Below are some examples we have come up with to show off what YetiBorg v2 can do :) Click on the images to view the examples: Joystick control Use a game controller or joystick to drive YetiBorg v2. In this example we use a controller...

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Before starting You can setup the software for running your YetiBorg v2 either before or after you start assembly. These instructions assume you are running a recent copy of Raspbian, and they also assume you are using the pi user (the default for Raspbian). If you do not have your SD card setup yet you can find the downloads and instructions at http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads. The instructions below will require the Raspberry Pi to be...

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Installation issues Permission denied, file not found, 404 or similar: There are a few possible causes of this: Out of disk space: We have occasionally seen this with people who have smaller SD cards, check by using df If the Use% column reads 99 or 100% on rootfs you probably need to remove some files to free up space Unable to find file / 404: Most likely the...

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