OMG! DIY Arduino Robot Vacuum Cleaner Like Bradbury's Mice

An Instructables user named revrekad has created a baby floor vacuum cleaner robot controlled by Arduino with a motor shield.


(Robot vacuum cleaner prototype V16 video)

The program is simple and similar to previous one - where Arduino was used with H-bridge motor-driver board (not Arduino shield). LED is not used, so pin 13 is free now.

Consider the robot mice from Ray Bradbury's 1950 short story There Will Come Soft Rains:

Nine-fifteen, sang the clock, time to clean.

Out of warrens in the wall, tiny robot mice darted. The rooms were acrawl with the small cleaning animals, all rubber and metal. They thudded against chairs, whirling their mustached runners, kneading the rug nap, sucking gently at hidden dust.
(Read more about Bradbury's robot mice)


(Wally Woods' cartoon version)

Via Floor vacuum cleaner robot.

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