Hacker Shack
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Make an Autonomous "Follow Me" Cooler

We use an Arduino to build an autonomous "follow me" cooler that connects to a smartphone via Bluetooth and uses GPS to navigate.

AdvancedFull instructions provided10 hours204,201

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Cooler
×1
Medium-Density Fiber (MDF) Board, 1/4-Inch
×1
Wood, 1"x2"
8 Ft
×1
Wood, 1"x3"
8 Ft
×1
Wheel, 6-Inch
×2
Swivel Caster
×1
Geared 12V DC Motor
×2
Shaft Hub, 4 mm
×1
Arduino UNO
Arduino UNO
×1
Turnigy 2200mAh 3S 20C Lipo Pack
×1
Portible USB Charger
×1
L298n Motor Driver
×1
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
×1
Parallax PAM-7Q GPS Module
×1
Adafruit HMC5833l Compass
×1
HC-05 Bluetooth Module
HC-05 Bluetooth Module
×1
M3 Nuts and Bolts
×4
M5 Nuts, Bolts, and Washers
×2
#4 x 1" Nuts and Bolts
×8
#6 x 1" Wood Screws
×6
#10 Nuts, Bolts, and Washers
×6
1/2" Washer
×2
Nails, 1"
×30
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
×1
Picture Hanging Command Strips
1 Pack
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Blynk
Blynk

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Saw
Electric Drill
Jigsaw
Hammer

Story

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Schematics

Circuit Diagram

Code

Source Code

This code should be loaded on your Arduino Uno. It powers the cooler base platform and servo motor.

Credits

Hacker Shack

Hacker Shack

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Hacker Shack is a team of two engineers that make instructional DIY videos about robotics, software, and other cool tech related projects.

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