2006 DPRG
  • Obstacle avoidance
  • Low Cost and Small Size
DescriptionPrincipal Data

Preformed at the DRPG competition from UT-Austin includes a custom chassis with redesigned software and sensors. Runs an outdoor course avoiding painted lines and obstacles using a webcam and sonars.
length 3ft
height 3ft
width 2ft
mass 60lbs
speed 20mph


Processor Freescale 68S12C32 AKA - "C32" of the "S12" series
Toshiba Satellite Pro M25 1.1 Ghz , Centrino

Sensors Microstrain 3DMG IMU
Ublox Gps
Logitech Webcam
8 Sonars - SRF04
Grayhill 61R Optical Encoders

Software Python
C programming for the microcontroller (Metroworks)
Communication using Maxstream 232 serial modem

Power 24V Lead Acid Battery

Drive Type Banebots gearboxes with 2:1 motor adapter
4 CIM motors
Four 10" rubber wheels
Tank drive

Body Some aluminum L brackets
Some wheels
Some clear lexan stuff


Andrew Lynch Kevin Baker Richard McClellan Chris Flesher