Solar Tracker

Posted by Paul on 1 November 2012

This solar tracking robot uses RC servos, light sensors, and a Mini Maestro to find the sun and point a solar panel directly at it.

Featured link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4abMkyPoGcs

2 comments

hi!
Can we have your project detail please..even programming as well. we want to try same as like your solar tracker using microcontroller.
Hello.

We did not make this robot, but you might try messaging the YouTube channel that uploaded the video (ScienceOnline) or visiting hilaroad.com, which is mentioned in the video as a source for more information.

You can find more information about our Maestro servo controllers here:

http://www.pololu.com/category/12/rc-servo-controllers

-Jon

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