“Mouse is a simple maze solving robot to teach students and young engineers about robotics and the use of a micro-controllers.
The robot uses a Micro:bit connected to a Kitronic motor diver board and an ultra-sonic sensor to find information and make a decision as a result.
This project is designed with a simple and easy to understand program that allows the robot to drive itself and turn when it detects an object in its path.
While creating this project I designed it so that the idea of the vehicle is easily changeable without having to change the hardware.
I hope that anyone recreating this project will expand on my program and come up with new functionality. Other features that I tried was add RC features with the addition of a second Micro:bit that is used as the control panel and can send, receive and display data to the robot.
Find the repository for this project at: https://github.com/juneberries/mouse006
MicroBit V1 or V2
Kitronik Motor Driver Board V2
2x Right Angle Geared Motor
Ultrasonic Distance Sensor HC-SR04
Double Sided Foam Tape
Hot Glue Gun
3D printer (optional)
Laser Cutter (optional)”