The Robot

The future of autonomous fire fighting machines

The Hardware

Motor Drivers


Gear Ratio: 30:1
Free Run Current @ 12V: 5000 mA
Torque: 110 oz.in
weight: 215

H-Bridges


Used for bidirectional speed control of a single brushed DC motor
Min. Operation Voltage: 5.5 V
Continuous Output Current: 12 A
Maximum PWM Frequency: 10 kHz

Water Pump


Self-Priming water pump capable of moving 2 litters of water per minute
Minimum Operation Voltage: 6 V
Power Consumption: 12.5 Watts
Inlet and Outlet Width: 6 mm
Requires 3.5 mm Tubing

IR Proximity Sensors


Long range analog infrared sensor capable of detecting 150 cm.
Require 3 Pin JST PH connectors
Operation Voltage: 4.5 V
Average current consumption: 30 mA
Average refresh period: 30 ms

Wheels


90X10 inch plastic wheels
Perfect solution for small robotic projects
Weight: 0.8 oz
Shaft diameter: 3mm

Phototransistors

Infrared Sensitive
Flame Verification
Max Power: 100mW
Operation Voltage: 3.3V


The Software

Microcontroller


PIC32MX250F128B
Operation Voltage: 3.3 V
Data communication: I2S, LJ, RJ, DSP modes
Control interface: SPI and I2C
Three Analog Comparators
Max speed: 50 MHz

Raspberry Pi 3


Raspberry Pi 3 with next generation Quad core
Broadcom BCM2837 64-bit ARMv8 processor
Built in bluetooth
Operation Voltage: 5V

Raspberry Pi Camera


The infra-red camera module
The camera works with all models of Raspberry Pi
It can be accessed through the MMAL and V4L APIs