Chapter    23

Challenge 6: Examining the Hardware

You are quickly becoming a knowledgable Arduino tinkerer! With five gizmos done and the sixth almost complete, you should be feeling pretty good about how far you’ve come. At this point, you should be starting to develop a methodology of your own for how you might tackle any electronics problem that is put in front of you.

The first thing to do is identify the problem or the goal you wish to accomplish. For Challenge 6, the goal is simply to move a set of tools mounted on a large motor from one location to another. The tools are fixed in place, so you’ve got to rotate the tools so they go to the very specific spots where they are needed. But that’s this challenge, and you’re likely to encounter ...

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