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QTR-8A (RC) line sensor bracket for robots

by bitswype, published

QTR-8A (RC) line sensor bracket for robots by bitswype Sep 15, 2012

Description

This is a bracket and articulating mount for the QTR-8A / QTR-8RC line sensors from pololu.com. This parametric bracket holds the line sensor at the optimum distance from the line and isolates the sensors from one another with fingers. This bracket was used on the basic robotics platform from digilentinc.com and performed flawlessly in a recent line following robot competition.

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Thanks for sharing the design guys. Very nice

That is one sexy parallel joint, nice work!

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Instructions

the QTR-8A sensor should click into place in the sensor mount. All parameters are adjustable via the openscad file.

This is the line sensor: pololu.com/catalog/product/960
And this is the robotics platform: digilentinc.com/Products/Detail.cfm?NavPath=2,403,543&Prod=RSK

Videos of the robots in competition:
Part 1: youtube.com/watch?v=wpiCV7Leegk
Part 2: youtube.com/watch?v=ccXk3cwn0Bk
Part 3: youtube.com/watch?v=sgW6iJvywh4
Part 4: youtube.com/watch?v=jCdaVU2rXHg
Part 5: youtube.com/watch?v=mTKlPUFRejY

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alcore23 on Dec 18, 2013 said:

Thanks for sharing the design guys. Very nice

Gav on Sep 17, 2012 said:

That is one sexy parallel joint, nice work!

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