To make a self balancing robot for fun and educational purposes.
How it works
It uses an Inventsense MPU6050 Gyro and accelerometer to determing the angle it's tilted at and uses this to remain upright and to drive around on 2 wheels.
Challenges I ran into
I difficult control system, issues and drivers, motors, electrical noise, and attempting to get it funded though kickstarter.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Got it to balance.
What I learned
How to get it to balance.
What's next for Lil-bot
Try to reduce cost and find customers and larger markets.