RC Robot Car With Solar Panels + Steps + Pictures

Introduction: RC Robot Car With Solar Panels + Steps + Pictures

About: i am a high school student and i love making things

introduction

in this project i made a car which can be controlled through any phone the main source of this car is a battery and the motors take much much current from the battery so it won’t last for a long time, but by a solar panel i can recharge the battery in about 2 hours through any kinda light and some people misunderstand that the only way that they can send power to the solar panel is through the sun, but that is wrong because any light can give oiler to the solar panel by using the phone the car will go in multiple direction forward, backward, right, left, even the light in your room. i used the three modules of the diploma electronics, Arduino and CAD the electronics module i used it to wire all the components together like wiring the Bluetooth module, Arduino, motor driver, solar panels the Arduino module i used it to program the car and give life to it, so that i can control it through my phone the cad module i designed the whole car and solar panels in fusion 360 and I implement it by laser cutter machine

and How to Connect Solar Panels 12V to 9v Li-ion Battery

components

2x solar panel

1x battery 9v

1x lithium battery 9v

2x battery clip

1x Arduino

1x Bluetooth module

1x motor driver

4x DC gearbox motor

4x wheel

punsh of jumpers

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Step 1: ​Electronics Steps// the First Step:

prepare all the reuired components

Step 2: The Second Step:

wire the anode of the li-ion battery to the v9 of the motor driver.

Step 3: The Third Step:

wire each two motors together

Step 4: The Fourth Step:

wire the OUT1 of the motor driver to the first pair of motors .

Step 5: The Fifth Step:

wire the OUT2 of the motor driver to the second pair of motors.

Step 6: The Sixth Step:

wire the RX of the bluetooth module to the TX of the Arduino, wire the TX of the bluetooth module to the RX of the Arduino then wire the VCC of the bluetooth module to the 5V of the Arduino .

Step 7: The Seventh Step:

wire the anode of the battery to the Vin of the arduino.

Step 8: The Eighth Step

wire the "in1" pin of the motor driver to the "13" pin of the Arduino.

wire the "in2" pin of the motor driver to the "12" pin of the Arduino.

wire the "in3" pin of the motor driver to the "11" pin of the Arduino.

wire the "in4" pin of the motor driver to the "10" pin of the Arduino.

Step 9: The Ninth Step

wire an anode of the solar panel to a cathode of the other solar panel and then wire the other anode to the 9V of the motor driver (with the anode of the li-ion battery.

Step 10: The Last Step

wire the anode of the li-ion battery, battery, motor driver, solar panel and bluetooth module to the anode of the Arduino.

Step 11:

Step 12: Programming Source Code

char blueReading;

void setup() {

pinMode(13,OUTPUT);

pinMode(12,OUTPUT);

pinMode(11,OUTPUT);

pinMode(10,OUTPUT);

Serial.begin(9600);

}

void loop() {

if(Serial.available()){ blueReading = Serial.read();

Serial.println(blueReading);

}

if(blueReading == 'F'){

digitalWrite(13,HIGH);

digitalWrite(11,HIGH);

digitalWrite(12,LOW);

digitalWrite(10,LOW);

}

else if(blueReading == 'B'){

digitalWrite(12,HIGH);

digitalWrite(10,HIGH);

digitalWrite(13,LOW)

; digitalWrite(11,LOW);

}

else if(blueReading == 'I'){

digitalWrite(11,HIGH);

digitalWrite(13,LOW);

digitalWrite(12,LOW);

digitalWrite(10,LOW);

}

else if(blueReading == 'G'){

digitalWrite(13,HIGH);

}

else if(blueReading == 'H'){

digitalWrite(12,HIGH);

digitalWrite(13,LOW);

digitalWrite(11,LOW);

digitalWrite(10,LOW);

}

else if(blueReading == 'J'){

digitalWrite(10,HIGH);

digitalWrite(13,LOW);

digitalWrite(11,LOW);

digitalWrite(12,LOW);

}

else if(blueReading == 'S'){

digitalWrite(13,LOW);

digitalWrite(12,LOW);

digitalWrite(11,LOW);

digitalWrite(10,LOW);

}

}

Step 13: CAD Fusion 360

click here for full design

tell me in the comment if you want dxf file for laser cutter machine

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    2 Discussions

    0
    audreyobscura
    audreyobscura

    4 weeks ago

    Cool project! I wish giant cars had solar panels on them too!

    0
    Ziad_Tohamy
    Ziad_Tohamy

    Reply 4 weeks ago

    thnx
    i hope the same