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Esus board; a new small powerful robot controller board with  the ESP8266 Wifi microcontroller. 100 % Arduino Compatible & Open Source.
Esus board; a new small powerful robot controller board with the ESP8266 Wifi microcontroller. 100 % Arduino Compatible & Open Source.
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What is the Esus board ?

The Esus Board is an Arduino compatible Wireless programming board with ESP8266 microcontroller, motors drivers and analog/digital converter.

"Excellent board for Internet of Things (IoT) and Robotics projects"

Esus board technical specification :

  • NodeMcu Esp8266 esp-12 microcontroller 80 Mhz
  • WIFI communication,
  • 2 full H-Bridge,
  • 1A per bridge,
  • 6 analogue inputs for sensors (8 bits),
  • 2 logics inputs,
  • 6 logic input/output
  • SPI, I2C and serial communication,
  • 5V and 0V header
  • Two LEDs
  • On/off switch.
  • Step-up/step-down regulator
  • Designed to run on a 2.8 to11.8 V,
  • Designed to run with lipo battery : 3.7V, 7.4V or 11.1V or AA batteries 
  • Dimensions :80x 50mm
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What can I do with Esus Board ?

The Esus Board is designed to support : motors, infrared, light, temperature sensors or interrupter switch.

  • Make you mobile robot with 2 motors and switch sensors.
  • Make you mobile robot controled by Wifi
  • IoT project
  • And much more...
  • Control Dc motors
  • Control servomotor
  • Connect infrared sensors, interrupter, buzzer, switch, ...
  • LiPo or NIMH battery

Esus & Raspberry Pi board communication :

  • Serial communication between Raspberry Pi and Esus board
  • Powering your Raspberry from a lipo battery with Esus board
     

How do I program the Esus board ?

"The Esus Board is very Easy to program it !""

You just need the Arduino IDE software and a micro usb cable.

Use Blockly with Esus Board :

Create app and control the real word : 

Design and program your own apps for control real word with Esus Board.

EsusBot : 

The EsusBot is vers simple robot with :

  • 1 x Esus board
  • 2 x geared DC motors and bracket
  • 2 x wheels
  • 1 x ball-caster
  • Connecting wires
  • Wood base (laser cutting)

EsusBot ''Prototype'' :

 

EsusBot Prototype
EsusBot Prototype

EsusRover :   

The EsusRover is a mobile robot with :  

  • 1 x Esus board  
  • 4 x geared DC motors and bracket
  • 4 x wheels
  • Connecting wires
  • Wood base (laser cutting)

EsusRover ''Prototype'' :

EsusRover Prototype
EsusRover Prototype

Documentation & sources

Open source libraries :

GitHub

License:

CC BY-SA 3.0

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Who are Mace Robotics ? 

Where are Esus boards made and designed ?

  • Design : France
  • Assembled : France
      

Timescales

 

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Risks and challenges

The Esus board prototype has already been been assembled and tested.
I have chosen electronics components that are available in large quantities from reputable distributors and I have developed other boards with the same manufacturer.

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    - 2 DC motors and wheels
    - bracket Pair
    - Wood Chassis
    - Wires
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    EsusRover robot kit

    - 1xEsus board assembled and tested
    - 4 DC motors and 4 wheels
    - bracket Pair
    - Wood Chassis
    - Wires
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