Posts Tagged ‘Light-controlled model’

1965 – Hexy – a light-seeking robot – G. Draper (British)

'HEXY' – a real sexy homing device. Published in Radio Control Models & Electronics, March 1965.

This simple light-seeking device is novel in that it scans when the drive motor is reversed.


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1962 – “Icarus” – A. B. Orr (British)

A simple light-follower, based on the same 360degree rotating scanning principles as Grey Walter's tortoises.

My friend David Buckley built one in 1990 see here.