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H-Bridge And Camera Tracking

Hi all,

The earlier part of this year I was trying to get my robot to track motion with the camera. I am using h-bridges and DC motors. When I set it up back then I remember a setting in the camera config to click if using an H-bridge. I'm back to the point where I'm ready to tackle that again. After resetting up the camera and reinstalling Camera Control in EZ Builder I cant seem to find any way for it to control an H-bridge. Has this feature been taken out? I'm not sure what version I'm running with my main project but I haven't updated this one since June or longer.

United Kingdom
#7  
Dave

Yes, the TPA81 can be used to make a robot actually follow humans see this project

www.robot-electronics.co.uk/htm/thermabot.htm

Also it could track a heat source and turn towards it, I have used the TPA81 several times now with great success. You are right that if their is high temp in your games room, then the sensitivity would drop.

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Yep, I love the classics. These are cool little items. We have something like this over here also but by a different name I think.

As far as the TPA81. I need to give these a try. In the end I'm sure I'll have the tracking function working. I just need to find the proper way to get it working. This is what makes all this so much fun; finding the best way to make what you want actually a reality.

Your help and time is much welcomed.

Dave
United Kingdom
#9  
Dave, I keep the TPA81 in stock here, so I will put one in your parcel, they are very good for tracking body heat. I will be sending Mels parcel out Surface mail either tomorrow or the next day, so I will then have an idea of what Surface mail to the USA costs. Its great to be able to help you, in your brilliant B9 build!

Tony
United Kingdom
#11  
Hi Mel, I am glad I can be of help, I just hope that Surface mail gets to you in a reasonable time, I have read that there can be holdups sometimes at US customs. Let me know when you get the parcel.

Tony
#12  
Tony, once again I'm overwhelmed by your thoughtfulness and generosity. Thank you. I look forward to hearing from you on this matter.

Dave