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Satellite Tracker W/ Green Laser Pointer

This an adaptation of Alex Changs Satellite Tracker. This a portable version and can be used with either stand alone post or it can be mounted on a tripod. This version incorporates is a sturdier platform in order to support a 5-10 mile green laser. Code includes a blinking LED to verify operation.


1) 1 X Arduino MKR1000
2) 2 X Geared Stepper Motor 28BYJ-48 5V Stepper Motor + Uln2003 Motor w/ Ribbon
3) 1 X Green Long Range Astronomy Laser
4) 4 X 8x22x7 Skate Board Bearings
5) 2 X Urgenex 1000mah 2S1P Li-Po Battery
6) 1 X Generic 900mah 1S1P Li-Po Battery
7) 2 X 5cm 2-pin JST extension wires plug and socket male to female
8) 1 X 20cm JST PH 2.0 2-Pin Battery Male to Female Connector Extension Wire Cable
9) 4 X M3x8mm Socket Cap Head Bolts
10) 4 X M3 Nylon Locking Nut
11) 4 X M4x12mm Socket Cap Head Bolts
12) 4 X M4 Nylon Locking Nut
13) Rosin Soldering Flux
14) Activated Rosin Cored Wire Solder
15) Shrink Tubing
16) ABS Filament
17) 1/4oz Grey Lead Free Adhesive Backed Wheel Weights
18) 1 X #6x1/2” Pan Head Screw
19) 1 X #4x1/2” Pan Head Screw
20) 1 X Laser Safety Glasses
21) Acetone (optional).
22) Wi-Fi Access”

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