Programming the genie e18 motor control board to control. Surprisingly the solutions to autonomous minisumo are not necessarily complex or expensive. Build a better robot later sturdy construction at least 2 attachment points for each part so robot stays together compact design triple pegs on multiple beams wheel base wide base for slow turns narrow base for fast turns which is best for stability of robot. We designed for everybody, not for only special technical people. C programming with mini sumo robots editing and compiling a program open programmers notepad. One of the early american adopters of robot sumo was noted seattle robotics society member, bill harrison, who organized some of the first u. Some competitions even reduce the maximum allowable voltage or. Bill took that first small sumo to a contest in san francisco and actually won the lightweight competition against bigger and heavier robots.
Source code, parts lists, and much more can be found here. Theory of operation to be effective, a mini sumo robot must be able to do the following. This is a brief video to help you get started with assembling a motorized sumobot for international nodebots day 2016. The robot that stays in the ring the longest wins the match. How to make arduino sumo robot arduino project hub. It is a selfcontrolled robots with specific dimensions and features, it is also designed in a hostile shapes which qualify it to participate in the contests and competitions with other robots.
Feb 15, 2016 world champion gives some examples of mini sumo robot competition strategies. Each robot is fully autonomous and tries to prudh other opponent robot. If you want real competition choose our engineered mini sumo robot jsumo mini sumo robot design is very stylish robot microcontroller used in motor driver for the kullan. Session overview teamwork skill negotiate and resolve conflict. So lets have a look to the sumo robot competition laws. These are video tutorials of a professional development workshop organised by t4 to. Minisumo wiki a new wiki aimed at the mini class of sumo, the site also host a related forum for builders. The boe bot, toddler, sumobot, hexcrawler and quadcrawler robots are. Great tutorial on creating a mini sumo robot using easyboard. Through bills tireless efforts and nearly ten years of travel often toting more than 20 robots in his bags minisumo.
There are several categories in sumo robot competition with different set of game rules and robot size. A miniature sumo robot differs from other sizes of sumo robots in depth, width, and weight. The solarbotics sumovore is a great entrylevel kit that can serve as an exciting introduction to the world of mini robot sumo and robotics. Unique articles of robot makers from many countries. Each team competes on a dohyo sumo ring with a robot that they have constructed themselves to the specifications outlined in the competition rules.
It can be the base for our project and we can build a lot more things on it. At mini sumo competition usually there is weight and dimension limit max. It includes materials needed, step by step instructions to know how to build it and videos of it in real life. Minisumo robots are small autonomous mobile robots designed. Test your programming and attachment, then redesign and make improvements. Which help robot to maneuver and move within the ring of competing. At there, we have robot projects, news from all over the world. I guess that is the fun part working in a robotics company.
The robots used in this competition are called sumobots. Building example 2 mini sumo robot free download as powerpoint presentation. The zumo robot for arduino is an arduinocontrollable tracked robot platform that is less than 10 cm. It turned out this was a tutorial on how not to make a robot sumo ring. The pdst mini sumo robot has been developed as a low cost introductory model for educators interested in applied control and robotics. The computeraided design cad files and all associated content posted to this website are created, uploaded, managed and owned by third party users. It was first introduced to the united states in the early 1990s by dr. Jsumo, m5 industry mechatronics corporation, perpa commerce center, b block, floor. King sign off on your checklist and take a photo of the completed item using the camera on your computer. Date robot building signoff robot constructed according to instructions date 50 cm challenge signoff youve lea ned to ceate a escue obot mini challenge successful date obot must pefom 4 cargo retrieval signoff uniue actions fo 4 uniue ooms, which mini challenge successful close shave challenge nxt video trainer 2. Parallax has done an excellent job of preparing a set of documents and tutorials to.
Programming the genie e18 motor control board to control a. The minisumo dimensions 10 cm x 10 cm and mass 500 grams were formalized and bill published adapted japanese robot sumo rules on his sine robotics web site. Robotics challenge program your robot to stay in the ring using the colour sensor, and perhaps to charge at opponents using the ultrasonic sensor. The official guide by pete miles mcgrawhillosborne 2002 is an excellent book about building robots, the rules for competitive robot sumo events and how to build your own dohyo. Robot sumo is a sport in which two robots attempt to push each other out of a circular ring in a fashion. Start menu programmers notepad programmers notepad 2 on the course website, download the firmware from the firmware link on the docs page and put it into your h. Like its human counterpart, robot sumo was born and thrives in japan. See the successful instructions if youre planning on making your own ring.
The accompanying notes and information included in this module outline the concept and rules behind robot sumo along with how to manufacture the robot as well as giving a history of robotics complete with. Mar 29, 2009 i really like this little sumo bot based on the everpopular arduino microcontroller. If you are new to mini sumo competition, robot sumo. Skip to the drive your robot instructions to get started with that. Its made from one ev3 set and building instructions and programs are included. The boebot, toddler, sumobot, hexcrawler and quadcrawler robots are. The sumovore is mainly designed for mini sumo competitions, but it also includes a bonus line following mode so you can enter it in linefollowing contests, too. It includes materials needed, step by step instructions to know how to build it and videos of it in real life action fighting against other mini sumo robots. The mini sumo dimensions 10 cm x 10 cm and mass 500 grams were formalized and bill published adapted japanese robot sumo rules on his sine robotics web site mirrored on many other sites, and reprinted with permission in this document.
Can your robot push all of the objects outside of the ring before accidentally driving outside the ring itself. Before using your sumo bot, you must calibrate the light sensor to the colors on the actual surface that you will be using with the sensor attached to the robot as it will be used. To verify that all the parts will fit together properly, its important that the paper models are printed at the exact size of drawings. Sumo robot tutorial school project for mini sumo fights. Few examples of mini sumo robot competition strategies youtube. The sumo ring for the mini sumo class is 77 centimeters. If you have a second robot, label it d, and load xbee tilt controlled sumobot ch d. It is a small panel that provides constant voltage to the motors, as well as the support of the arduino plate. Topics include assembly, source code, expansion, and manual updates. Building a sumo robot and fighting with your friends or colleagues could be fun especially if you can use the company material and resources.
Mini sumo robot is a special robot type that it beats the opponent mini sumo in special rules. If you dont have another nxt robot to go up against in your sumo match or while testing and preparing for your match, you can build various dummy robots and other objects to try to push. The engineering challenges are for the robot to find its opponent usually accomplished with infrared or ultrasonic sensors and to push it. In robot sumo the aim is to push your opponent out of the ring. The pdst mini sumo robot can compete in the mini sumo class which allows a robot mass of up to 500g and maximum size of 10cm x 10cm x any height. You will find our exclusive product line for hobby robotics. Before using your sumo bot, you must calibrate the light sensor to the colors on the actual surface that you will be using with the. There are two styles of robot sumo, radio controlled and autonomous, with mini sumo being one of the many sizeweight classes of competition. When communication starts, the robot makes a 2 second long beep and then goes quiet, which means its ready to be tilt controlled. And for mini sumo robots, i use arduino nano models too. The minisumo dimensions 10 cm x 10 cm and mass 500 grams were formalized and bill published adapted japanese robot sumo rules on his sine robotics web site and mirrored on many other sites. The base of the code was created by nate lawerncerichards for the university of northern iowa intro to robotics program.
Building a sumo robot from hell video summary of competition details. Robots should have a manual powerkill switch to quickly shut off the robot. Mini sumo competitions use a bracket structure and each match is won by winning two out of three rounds. I love the 4th point where you wrote all the necessary code for the sumo robot.
If you use any of these designs as a base for a competition or in a class, you need to cite the source. This will bring up a tool for editing and compiling your program. Building example 2 mini sumo robot troubleshooting. Robotsumo, or pepesumo, is a sport in which two robots attempt to push each other out of a circle in a similar fashion to the sport of sumo. The bot features line sensing, obstacle detection, and a nice interface board for the geared motors. Predator mini sumo robot kit full kit not assembled robot kits best mini sumo robot kit in all world. Open the pdf file with adobe acrobat reader recommended software.
During each round, two mini sumo robots have 90 seconds to push each other out of the sumo ring, and the first robot to leave the ring loses even if it drives out on its own. Robot sumo, or pepe sumo, is a sport in which two robots attempt to push each other out of a circle in a similar fashion to the sport of sumo. It includes two micro metal gearmotors coupled to a pair of silicone tracks, a stainless steel bulldozerstyle blade, an array of six infrared reflectance sensors for line following or edge detection, a buzzer for simple sounds and music, and a. A match is fought between two robots representing two teams.229 1361 1465 433 380 725 175 902 64 1641 970 1221 1322 1390 45 732 917 312 1312 33 67 833 279 10 1481 1104 493 385 640 642 230