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Line Following Add-on Board

Add line following capability to your tank with this Line Following Board. The board uses two LDRs to detect the edges of the line.

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Code1+ 10+
(£7.44 incl VAT)
(£6.72 incl VAT)

This line following board is an add-on to our laser cut it yourself tank kit.

Once assembled this board allows you to detect lines, the board is easily fitted to the tank model. It uses two LDRs to detect the left and right edges of a line.

A logic signal indicating the state of each LDR can then be connected to the motor controller board allowing a simple line following control routine to be implemented. Fixings & wire included.

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Posted by Owen Brotherwood, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 on product Line Following Add-on Board
Posted by Edward Crowe, Friday, 24 April 2015 on product Line Following Add-on Board
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    Yes this kit would be suitable as it works by having an LED and an LDR on each side. The LED shines on the ground and the LDR picks up the reflected light. A black line doesn’t reflect much light so the resistance of the LDR changes when it goes over a black line. The board has two outputs, one for each side and the signal changes from low to high to signal that the resistance on the LDR has changed (which means one side has strayed over the line). However it doesnt come pre-built.

    Posted by Michael Lockhart on Friday, 24 April 2015

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