Robo Parts

This is a compilation of information for various parts our team commonly uses.

Item Info Links
rs-550 The DC motor to rule them all. Specs
CAD
rb-pol-368 12v motor Somewhat expensive small motors with encoders. Specs
CAD
CUI Rotary Encoder Reasonably cheap and fairly accurate capacitive motor encoder. Website
Digikey-Incremental
Digikey-Multi-turn Absolute
Massmind Rotary Encoder Cheap and high speed hall effect motor encoder. Website
Arduino library
Datasheet
Roboclaw 2x7a Motor Controller Smallish but nice motor controller Manual
USB Control
Arduino Library
Vex Victor SPX Motor Controller CAN bus motor controller for largish motors Website
Arduino Example Code
WINGONEER BTS7960 Motor Controller Cheap but fairly powerful PWM motor controller Arduino Library
Datasheet
Pinout
L298N Motor Controller Cheap low current PWM motor controller Arduino Library
Datasheet
XBee-Pro 900 Magical communications device Sparkfun
Configuration software


Arduinos

Atmel Chips

ChipPinoutSMD PinoutDatasheet
ATmega328p link link link
ATmega2560 --- link link
ATTiny84 link --- link
ATTiny85 link --- link

ATTiny Boards Library: https://github.com/SpenceKonde/ATTinyCore

Arduino Boards