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Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius by Donald Norris

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CHAPTER 13Robotic Car: Part 2

Introduction

This is the second of two chapters that will show you how to complete the RasPi-controlled robotic car, a project that was started in Chap. 12. This chapter deals with the electrical wiring and most of the programming required to control the car.

Robotic Car Block Diagram

Figure 13–1 is a block diagram showing all of the robotic car electrical components.

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Figure 13–1 Block diagram of the robotic car electrical components.

The RasPi is powered from the Li-ion charger board; however, that board provides only an 8-V DC output. The voltage is converted to 5 V DC by a small regulator board that uses an ...

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