Otto DIY Class Final

Introduction: Otto DIY Class Final

This project was made possible by Otto and Athens Technical College.

To start, you must first purchase the kit from:

Then follow the steps at:

Step 1: Step One: Assemble Robot From Instructions

This website is where you will find assembly instructions and code for your Otto robot.

As you can see, I mixed and matched different parts and colors, and used a portable charging block for power instead of the recommended 4 AA batteries.

My speaker is mounted on the front for easy hearing and a sword is attached to the right side for decoration.

Step 2: Step Two: Plug and Code

After your robot is assembled, load up Arduino IDE on your computer and plug in your robot.

At this point you should have the Otto files downlaoded. Export them directly into your Arduino libraries folder.

This will allow you to use the code that Otto has given you.

Step 3: Step Three: Finish Coding

Once your libraries are extracted, you will need to go into Arduino IDE and make sure your bootloaders are up to date.

Set your board to Arduino Nano, your processor to ATmega328P (Old Bootloader), and your COM to whichever port you plugged your robot into.

Once this step is done and your code is ready, press the upload button in the top left corner of the program to upload the code to your robot.

Step 4: Step Four: Watch

Watch your robot's sick moves and dope singing voice.

Depending on what code you used, you can make your robot sing, dance, or avoid obstacles.

This project was written with the avoid code:

// Otto_avoid sample sketch //-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- //-- Otto DIY PLUS APP Firmware version 9 (V9) //-- Otto DIY invests time and resources providing open source code and hardware, please support by purchasing kits from ( //----------------------------------------------------------------- //-- If you wish to use this software under Open Source Licensing, you must contribute all your source code to the community and all text above must be included in any redistribution //-- in accordance with the GPL Version 2 when your application is distributed. See //--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- #include //-- Otto Library version 9 Otto9 Otto; //This is Otto!

//--------------------------------------------------------- //-- First step: Configure the pins where the servos are attached /* --------------- | O O | |---------------| YR 3==> | | <== YL 2 --------------- || || || || RR 5==> ----- ------ <== RL 4 |----- ------| */ // SERVO PINs ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// #define PIN_YL 2 //servo[0] left leg #define PIN_YR 3 //servo[1] right leg #define PIN_RL 4 //servo[2] left foot #define PIN_RR 5 //servo[3] right foot // ULTRASONIC PINs ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// #define PIN_Trigger 8 //TRIGGER pin (8) #define PIN_Echo 9 //ECHO pin (9) // BUZZER PIN ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// #define PIN_Buzzer 13 //BUZZER pin (13) // SERVO ASSEMBLY PIN ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // to help assemble Otto's feet and legs - wire link between pin 7 and GND #define PIN_ASSEMBLY 7 //ASSEMBLY pin (7) LOW = assembly HIGH = normal operation /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //-- Global Variables -------------------------------------------// /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// int distance; // variable to store distance read from ultrasonic range finder module bool obstacleDetected = false; // logic state for when object detected is at the distance we set /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //-- Setup ------------------------------------------------------// /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// void setup() { Otto.init(PIN_YL, PIN_YR, PIN_RL, PIN_RR, true, A6, PIN_Buzzer, PIN_Trigger, PIN_Echo); //Set the servo pins and ultrasonic pins and Buzzer pin pinMode(PIN_ASSEMBLY,INPUT_PULLUP); // - Easy assembly pin - LOW is assembly Mode //Otto wake up! Otto.sing(S_connection);// Otto makes a sound Otto.home(); // Otto moves to its ready position delay(500); // wait for 500 milliseconds to allow Otto to stop // if Pin 7 is LOW then place OTTO's servos in home mode to enable easy assembly, // when you have finished assembling Otto, remove the link between pin 7 and GND while (digitalRead(PIN_ASSEMBLY) == LOW) { Otto.home();// Otto moves to its ready position Otto.sing(S_happy_short); // sing every 5 seconds so we know OTTO is still working delay(5000);// wait for 5 seconds }

} /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //-- Principal Loop ---------------------------------------------// /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// void loop() { if (obstacleDetected) { // if there is an object closer than 15cm then we do the following Otto.sing(S_surprise); // sound a surprise Otto.jump(5, 500); // Otto jumps Otto.sing(S_cuddly); // sound a //Otto takes three steps back for (int i = 0; i < 3; i++) Otto.walk(1, 1300, -1); //repeat three times the walk back command delay(500);// small 1/2 second delay to allow Otto to settle //Otto turns left 3 steps for (int i = 0; i < 3; i++) { //repeat three times Otto.turn(1, 1000, 1); // the walk left command delay(500);// small 1/2 second delay to allow Otto to settle } } else { // if nothing in front then walk forward Otto.walk(1, 1000, 1); //Otto walk straight obstacleDetector(); // call the function to check the ultrasonic range finder for an object closer than 15cm } } /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //-- Functions --------------------------------------------------// //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

/-- Function to read distance sensor & to actualize obstacleDetected variable void obstacleDetector() { int distance = Otto.getDistance(); // get the distance from the ultrasonic range finder if (distance < 15) obstacleDetected = true; // check to see if this distance is closer than 15cm, true if it is else obstacleDetected = false;// false if it is not }

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