Sparky is a robot dog made from found objects.  The tail and head will move if a shadow is cast upon its chest-mounted sensor.

Sparky's brain is a Picaxe 08M2 microprocessor.

Sparky is operational and still under construction for Robogames 2012

Hand-wired 08M2 Picaxe controller board.

Picaxe controller board in-place.

Sparky's legs and programming port belly button.

Head servo mounted inside.

More will be shown as construction moves ahead.

Web Album with Sparky Photos

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