The electronic part of your
This section of the BEAM
Reference Library is devoted to collecting designs (and
links to designs hosted elsewhere) for circuits
of interest to BEAMers.
Motor drivers are essentially small amplifiers, and turn a
(i.e., a control signal) into a higher current,
suitable for driving a motor.
Solar engines are used like little power "savings accounts"
-- solar power is stored until it reaches a useable level,
then the power is released to drive a (cyclic) "burst" of
projects require some sensors in order to give the "critter"
interesting behaviors. These range from simple contact
sensors, to acoustic proximity sensors. Some are purchased
as-is, or are purely mechanical (see the BEAM
pages), others require non-trivial circuitry.
This latter class of sensors is addressed in these
While some robots are simple enough to only consist
(electronically) of one or two solar
engines (i.e., Solarrollers
and some Photopoppers),
others require a bit more circuitry.
In this section, we visit BEAMbots
based on Nv
nets and other interesting circuits.
Here you'll find interesting circuits
for your BEAMbot
that just didn't "fit" anywhere else.