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Week 16 Journal Entry – Hell Bunny – Final Touches

Just finished sewing some velcro tape onto the Bunny. Here he is in the opened state: As can be seen in the photo, we put the battery enclosure inside the Bunny’s foot, so we can get an easy access to … Continue reading

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Week 15 Journal Entry – Hell Bunny – Final Stages

This week we completed a lot of steps of the Hell Bunny hardware part of the project. First, I soldered the entire circuit together, creating the most reliable connection and eliminating the breadboard. I divided this task into the following … Continue reading

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Week 14 Journal Entry – Cut Open The Rabbit

This Tuesday we finally moved to the final stage of our project – putting everything inside the bunny. We cut opened the rabbit by making a 3 inch hole under his front right foot, and then we took out half … Continue reading

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Week 13 Journal Entry – Hell Rabbit – Code Complete

  This week we’ve got a great enhancement for the project: John brought small LED lighting fixture and donated it to┬áHell Bunny. This fixture uses a whole bunch of red, green and blue super bright LEDs. They are three times … Continue reading

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Week 12 Journal Entry – Hell Bunny – Circuit Test 1

My first task for this week was to find a Standard SD card for the Wave Shield. It was harder than I thought it would be, since all SD cards are now SDHC or higher. I went to B&H and … Continue reading

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Week 11 Journal Entry – Hell Bunny – Hard Code

This week was for me a week of frustrations followed by enlightenments. Last week I was so happy when I’ve got the Wave Shield working. I thought we are half way through the project, since I was planning to use … Continue reading

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Week 11 Lab Report – RGB LED Color Chooser

Objective: use three potentiometers to individually control each of the primary colors of an RGB LED. Materials:┬á Hardware: Arduino Uno, USB A/B cable, 1 RGB LED, 3 10K potentiometers, 3 220╬ę resistors, breadboard, 8 jumper wires, wire strippers. Software: Arduino … Continue reading

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Week 10 Journal Entry – Hell Rabbit – Wave Shield Testing

My task for this week was to solder the Wave Shield and then to test it with the SD card containing all .WAV files and the Arduino. My first step was to open the Wave Shield Kit package and check … Continue reading

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Week 10 Lab Report – Control Servo using Potentiometer

Objective:┬áControl servo motor with the potentiometer, then make the servo’s shaft rotate in different directions. Materials:┬áArduino Uno,┬áHitec HS-422 servo motor, potentiometer, breadboard, jumper wires, USB A/B Procedure: 1. Connect Arduino Uno to the computer using USB A/B cable. 2. Open … Continue reading

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Week 9 Journal Entry – Hell Rabbit – Components Unboxing

The package from Adafruit containing almost all parts for our project has finally arrived. The box is small and lightweight. Inside it I found four re-sealable plastic bags with components and a ‘thank you’ message from Adafruit with a very … Continue reading

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