Step 3: Step 3: Install The Barracuda wifi robot / spybot controller

(Picture One)
We started this step out by extending the leads coming from the motor by soldering on extra wire we had laying around.

(Picture Two)
Here is a picture of the barracuda wifi robot / spybot controller. This is what we will be using to control our robot.

(Picture Three)
Here is a picture of the yellow lead from the motor connected to the terminal block. You can also see how the batteries are connected in series to power the barracuda wifi robot controller. On the green terminal block is where we connect the servo. The red wire is connected to the third 7.2v batteries ground and the servo's ground. The white wire is the servo's signal wire. The barracuda has two output ports. Each can individually be configured as a digital or analog input, digital output, or an Rc output making the Barracuda very flexible.
hello to this project using tp-link and must be used to compile OpenWRT SDK <br>works for the project <br>http://www.jbprojects.net/projects/wifirobot/ <br>thank you
i cant it can u make a tutorial video pls?
If you install a third-party firmware on your router, depending on the model it may have an internal serial port that can easily be made into an RS-232 or TTL&nbsp;connection for a serial Arduino or other cheap microcontroller that you could use to drive the car.&nbsp; The only thing you would need then is a camera which you could either use a webcam with Internet streaming or you could hook up a netbook/small PC/PDA/phone to stream video from an internal or USB-connected webcam.&nbsp; If you have a netbook you can cut out the router altogether and just use the netbook (and built in webcam if it has one) and a USB&nbsp;Arduino to drive the car.<br />
i have a wifi router, i think it has a com/serial port on it, so hor could i controll anrc car with an arduino? and wifi
&nbsp;And how might you do that? That is a very intriguing prospect... I assume it would require writing your own firmware for the device. Correct?
use your old camera phone and install mobiola . fit it into your rc .......simple
Can somebody tell where can a buy a wifi robot controler ?<br>
this really is cool. nice design. <br>and to cyrozap=it is really hard.... <br>
Is that the M1 or the M2 Barracuda?
Great instuctible, can you use a wifi AP in between set up as a repeater to increase the range?
this car is awesome and i will make it. Thanks for posting this instructable.
Which truck from radio shack did you get?
The barracuda controller is not on the website and i can not find it anywhere. Does anyone know where i can get it?
so can you control this from anywhere or something as long as you have internet and can you control it from pc cuz i have no idea what this is supposed to do
Hello&nbsp; <br /> am i able to put a usb webcam in anyway cause buying an ip camera is very expensive ?<br />
Please i need more information about this. And in this link items need the page of robotics-redefined.com the product was not found please help!
Can this same thing be attached to a gas rc car? I might try it
yea it could the controller I used has two Rc outputs
<p>Is it possible to control the car with a usb device, like a joystick ? I have real life applications for this type of device...!</p>
ok i am going to try it soon thank you
About haw much will this cost if i have the router, don't want a camera, and have the tools<br />
Now all it needs is one of these <a href="http://www.thinkgeek.com/geektoys/warfare/8bc4/" rel="nofollow">www.thinkgeek.com/geektoys/warfare/8bc4/</a><br />
Coooooool =D<br />
Is it possible to control the car with a usb device, like a joystick or steering wheel? Or would that require a different program tailored to that application?<br /> <br /> This is pretty awesome. I've wanted to build my own rover since Spirit and&nbsp;Opportunity came online. Roaming the streets, hopping from unsecured wifi AP to unsecured wifi AP, controlled (or commanded) by me on the laptop at home. hehe<br />
hello <br /> <br /> please can you tell me &nbsp;specific detailes&nbsp;to make the regulater board plz&nbsp;<br /> <br /> and also&nbsp;need to now where i can buy&nbsp;the &nbsp;ip camera because&nbsp;in my country it's&nbsp;above 1200 dollars&nbsp;<br /> <br /> thank for helping&nbsp;
can't you just mount a playstation eye in the body of an rc truck
Actually, I saw this guy built routerbot 1 and 2.<a rel="nofollow" href="http://robostuff.com/diy-projects/routerbot-v1">http://robostuff.com/diy-projects/routerbot-v1</a> I'm building one soon and I'll use your idea to attach it to an RC truck. Thanks.<br/> Ry25920<br/>
This reminds me of another wifi robot.
Cool! L

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