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DPRG: Sonar

Subject: DPRG: Sonar
From: Robert L. Jordan rljordan at airmail.net
Date: Sun Mar 14 11:37:45 CST 1999

JRH,
Sorry, I was doing two emails at once on the same topic. Your sonar info is deeper
down in the page. Goto:
http://www.mech.utah.edu/~kleang/
Click on the picture
    Project Minibot
Then click on
Sonar Sensor Details and Sample Code

J. Reeves Hall wrote:

> I couldn't find it anywhere on the page. Are you sure that's the correct link?
>
> Thanks!
> -Reeves
>
> Robert L. Jordan wrote:
>
> > This guy claims to have a cheap sonar system! $15 and two ultarsonic transducers
> > from Hosfelt.part number #13-334
> >     http://www.mech.utah.edu/~kleang/
> > Robert Jordan
> >
> > Jim Brown wrote:
> >
> > > >I think we still have some of the bulk sonar sensor buy left.
> > > >
> > > >These were pulls from cameras and not quite as easy to use as the normal
> > > >Polaroid ones, but still functional at around $15 for transducer and
> > > >little controller.
> > > >
> > > >If we still have some left, Jim Brown probably has them...
> > >
> > > Yep, I still have them.  Although calling them easy to use may
> > > be quite a stretch.  So far I don't know of anyone in our group
> > > who has had the time to get them working properly.  I almost got
> > > mine working, but it wasn't working right.  Maybe until someone
> > > can get one working that can hold his hand through it, I wouldn't
> > > advise someone to use one.  He may want to stick with a Polaroid
> > > 6500 since many have gotten those working ok.
> > >
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