by Danny Staple

My robotics book, Robotics at Home with Raspberry Pi Pico is currently available with a 20% discount until 31st July 2023!

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20% discount code for IOT books, including robotics at home. The background is some of the robots in my fleet, built using techniques in the book.

What’s in the book?

The book is a practical guide to building robots using the Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller. It’s aimed at beginners and experienced makers alike, and covers the following topics:

  • Getting started with the Raspberry Pi Pico
  • Using FreeCAD to design parts
  • Using hand tools to build robots
  • Controlling motors
  • Using sensors like inertial measurement units, distance sensors and wheel encoders
  • Bluetooth BLE communication
  • Behaviors like wall avoiding and wall following
  • Algorithms like PID control and Monte Carlo localization