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Raspberry Pi Robotic Blueprints by Richard Grimmett

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Chapter 5. A Robot That Can Draw

You've modified several toys, built a wheeled and tracked platform, and made them all do amazing things. In this chapter, you'll move from a mobile platform to a fixed one, with a specific goal in mind; to build a robot that can draw.

In this chapter, you'll learn:

  • Constructing a drawing platform using servos and brackets
  • Using a servo controller to control multiple servos
  • Creating a Python program to control servos
  • Using servos to create a drawing robot
  • Connecting to a graphical Python program to control the movement of the drawing robot

Constructing a drawing platform using servos and brackets

To begin the project, you'll first need to build a robot arm to do the drawing. There are several robotic arms, which are available ...

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