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TankBOT: Basic Robotics 101
By Calvin Turzillo
July 2010, Page 67
A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Future Robot Overlord

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LCD Software For Your TankBot
By Ron Hackett
November 2009, Page 62
This month, we are going to explore two software applications for our new serial LCD: real-time distance-to-obstacle measurement and battery voltage monitoring. However, before we do that we need to be sure that our LCD is functioning correctly.

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Gulf Coast Robotics Sports 2
By Seth Carr
October 2009, Page 33
July 11th was the second Gulf Coast Robot Sports event at the Robot MarketPlace in Bradenton, FL. Fifteen robots showed up for a chance at one of the prizes, totaling over $150.

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SERVO Tankbot | September 2009
By Ron Hackett
September 2009, Page 67
Adding an LCD to Your TankBot.

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An Introduction to Wedges
By Thomas Kenney
March 2009, Page 26
Since the inception of robotic combat, the wedge has been viewed as one of the most successful and easy to build designs, though it has also become among the most hated.

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Adding Sonar Capabilities to Your TankBot
By Ron Hackett
July 2009, Page 67
In the previous TankBot column, we simplified our IR obstacle detection system to make it smaller so that the IR circuitry could coexist on the breadboard with the next project (or two) that we would construct. This month, we’re going to make good use of the extra space we created.

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SERVO Tank Bot | May 2009
By Ron Hackett
May 2009, Page 72
This month, I had originally planned to move on to a new TankBot project but I quickly realized that in order to do so, I would first have to dismantle our previous project because it took up virtually all the space on the TankBot’s breadboard. I couldn’t bring myself to do that. Instead, I opted to simplify the IR circuitry so that it would be smaller and therefore able to coexist on the breadboard with the next project (or two) that I have in mind...