Balázs Simon
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WalaBeer Tank

The tank that will follow you and serve you beer. Coolness is over 9000!

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Walabot
Walabot
×1
Arduino MKR1000
Arduino MKR1000
×1
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
or https://echosim.io/
×1
SparkFun Motor Driver - Dual TB6612FNG (1A)
SparkFun Motor Driver - Dual TB6612FNG (1A)
×1
Tank frame (it contains 2 brushed DC motors)
×1
Servos (Tower Pro MG996R)
×3
Metal builder game kit
×1
Stepper motor + driver
I used and 28byj-48 stepper motor and an X113647 motor driver
×1
7.4V LiPo battery
×1
7.4V LiPo battery charger
×1
Rotary potentiometer (generic)
Rotary potentiometer (generic)
×1
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
I used one segment of an LED strip
×2
Fishing line
×1
Thin plastic or hard paper for the cover
×1
5V BEC circuit
×1
Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
×1
Resistor 22.1k ohm
Resistor 22.1k ohm
×1
Resistor 2.21k ohm
Resistor 2.21k ohm
×1
Darlington High Power Transistor
Darlington High Power Transistor
×1
30 cm long wood rulers
×2
Voltmeter
This is optional
×1
RC transmitter with receiver
These are optional parts to control the tank manually. It can work without a remote controller.
×1
Beer
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
AWS IoT
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
Walabot SDK
Python

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Saw tool
Drill
Rasp

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Schematics

The circuit of the WalaBeer Tank

If I couldn't find a part then I replaced it with something similar. See notes for more info. Walabot is connected to the Raspberry Pi with and USB cable.
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The circuit of the WalaBeer Tank

If I couldn't find a part then I replaced it with something similar. See notes for more info. Walabot is connected to the Raspberry Pi with and USB cable.

Code

Codes for the Arduino and Raspberry Pi

This repository contains the codes that are running on the MKR1000 and the Raspberry Pi 3 B

Credits

Balázs Simon

Balázs Simon

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