Introduction: Smart Steering System for Robot Cars Using Stepper Motor of Old Floppy/CD Drive

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Smart steering system for robotic cars
Are you worried making a good steering system for your robot car?

Here is a superb solution just using your old floppy/ CD/DVD drives.

watch it out and get an idea of it

Step 1: Take the CD / Floppy Disk Drive

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First you need to unscrew the old floppy
disk drive.

Then take the stepper motor and the laser bulb tray which is attached to the stepper motor’s axis.

Step 2: Things You Need to Build the Steering Frame

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Step 3: Cut Off the Unwanted Area With a Saw Blade

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Step 4: First Take the 2 Long Strips and the Rectangular Strips

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! Remember ! Don’t fix these tight. Make
it loose so that it can move easily

Step 5: Fix the Wheels to “L” Shape Parts, Allowing Them to Rotate Smoothly

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Fix the wheels to “L” shape parts,
allowing them to rotate smoothly

Step 6: Finalize the Structure

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Fix the wheels to the green frame tightly, Don’t make it loose

The blue colour strip connects to the stepper motor horizontally.

It moves with the stepper motor, so that the wheels will also turn left and right.

The red colour strip connects to the vehicle tight.

Step 7: Fit It to Your Car

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watch my example car videos for more ideas

Step 8: Watch My Example Car Videos for More Ideas

Comments

Swansong (author)2018-01-02

Neat control system, thanks for sharing :)

GeorgeR94 (author)Swansong2018-01-02

Thanks for your feedback

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