Re: [mowbot] Lawn Ranger Articles

Doug Smith (dsmith nospam at
Tue, 19 May 1998 11:08:17 -0500

>At 10:33 PM 17-05-98 -0400, Gary Toering wrote:
>>I hope you will post the article. Even if it is not a good project, it could
>>serve to seed some other ideas. If you need help (OCR or editing) let me
>>and I'll see if I can be of any use.
>My main concern is that there is virtually no valuable information to those
>interested in constructing a lawn mower robot in the late 1990's. A
>secondary problem is that my scanner is smaller than A4, and some of the
>images and schematics are A4 in size. I could go to a lot of trouble to
>patch together these schematics, but they are thoroughly worthless.
>I promise that each synopsis will contain all the details. I have left out
>details of the circuits because they are simply impractical now, but I will
>post the block outlines that may be of some use.

I have the articles too and totally agree. So much of what was done can
now be done cheaper and with a much lower parts count. Your first synopsis
did a great job of extracting the useful stuff.

Doug Smith <dsmith nospam at>