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Arduino Robotics by Harald Molle, Josh Adams, John-David Warren

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Chapter 10. Lawn-Bot 400

Until now, each robot presented has been intended for educational, research, and testing purposes. This robot fuses learning and playing, with actually getting something done.

Simply put, the Lawn-bot 400 (Figure 10-1) is a remotely controlled yard helper.

The completed Lawn-bot400, working in the backyard

Figure 10.1. The completed Lawn-bot400, working in the backyard

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Why the Lawn-bot 400? Well, I didn't like the first 399 prototypes. Actually, the 400 was simply added to the end of Lawn-bot as a joke to make it sound more important.

I have always enjoyed being outside, but never pushing a lawnmower around the yard. So to avoid the tedious task of having to walk around ...

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