Wind Powered Beach Mutant Robot

May 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

Wind powered skeletal robot made from cheap plastic tubes and rope. Wings gather wind which is stored in bottles and when enough energy is gathered it can move on its many legs. www.itnsource.com Reuters 7968/05

Sun Tracking Solar Panel w/ Arduino – Powers ITSELF!!!

April 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

Watch until the END where I’ll show it powering itself outside!!! I had some little solar panels laying around and wanted to see if they would power the Arduino. They did. So, I wanted to see if I could make a sun tracking circuit to autonomously follow the sun throughout the day. So I did. Here is the result. If you wanna try it, you can download at: code.google.com … The code is not perfect or commented. Enjoy