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Asuro Manual en[1]

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ASURO
ROBOT KIT
Licence by DLR
Manufacturer AREXX, Zwolle - NETHERLANDSJAMA, Taichung - TAIWANwww.arexx.com
Assembly and Operation MANUAL
Model ARX-03
 
 
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WARNING
* When you open the parts the return right will be disposed* Read before you start assembly the instruction manual* Be careful with tools* Keep this product out of reach of children and do not build this kit when children are inthe neighbourhood, the tools and parts are dangerous for children* Check the polarity of the batteries* Keep the batteries dry, when the ASURO gets wet remove the batteries and let theASURO dry for some time* Remove the batteries when you are not using the ASURO for a longer period
Introduction
 ASURO is a mobile mini-robot, completely programmable in C and especially developed for educationat the German Aerospace Centre DLR, department for Robotics and Mechatronics. Assembly is easyfor experienced electronic technicians and feasible for a novice. Except for the printed circuit boards(PCB) only standard parts for assembly will be used.For programming we use freeware only. Therefore ASURO is exceptionally suitable as an introductioninto processor-controlled hobby electronics, for projects in schools and universities, for studies andadult education centres. Special tools, which are freeware for private users, have been used for allelectronic development phases and software design, proving how robots can be designed withoutusing expensive tools or machines. ASURO is equipped with a RISC-processor and two independently controlled motors, an optical line-tracer, six collision-detector switches, two odometer-sensors, three optical displays and an infrared-communication set for programming and remote control by a PC (see g.0.1).The Caution-symbol signalizes paragraphs with warnings, to be studied intensively, toprevent damage to components or personal health.We must inform all users, ASURO is no toy and is not to be handed out to children under the age of three years, as they may swallow the dozens of small components.Please provide some batteries and start the assembly! And yes: ASURO is another way of saying: “Another Small and Unique Robot from Oberpfaffenhofen!” 
Oberpfaffenhoven 2004
Jan GreweRobin Gruber WWW.DLR.DEWW.AREXX.COM
ig. 0.1 ASURO(see als
 
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CONTENTS
I. Mechanics 6
1. Necessary tools 62. Mechanical preparations 72.1. Motorpinion 72.2. Table-tennis ball 72.3. Axles 82.4. Wheelsenors 8
II. Electronics 9
3. Soldering instructions 93.1. Tip, solder and temperature 93.2. Preparing parts 103.3. Soldering parts 113.4 De-soldering 12
4. Electronic assemly 13
4.1. Assembly RS232-Infrared-Transceiver 134.2. Optional USB-Infrared-Transceivers 154.3. Assembly ASURO-PCB 164.4. Attachment of the motors 204.5. Power supply 20
5. Preparation for operation 21
5.1. RS232-Infrared-Transceiver 215.2. USB-Infrared-Tranceiver 225.2.2. Linux 235.3. ASURO operation 245.3.1. Display-elements 255.3.2. Phototransistors (T9, T10) 255.3.3. Switches 265.3.4. Odometrie 265.3.5. The engine 265.3.6. IR interface 265.3.7. READY?27

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