Monthly Archives: Dezember, 2013

A Tin Can Robot – Electronics

I roughly put together most of the electronic parts needed to make the robot drive. The video shows operation of the two motors through my cellphone using Bluetooth. Also I added basic playback of PCM audio files through a speaker I connected to the Propeller. The audio is a must to play back the typical […]


I uploaded (and also on OBEX) a little SPIN script to use the Thosiba TB6612FNG dual motor controller on the Parallax Propeller. The driver offers methods to operate each motor individually or both motors together (by sending the same command to each, or sending a different command to each).