Detailed Cost

Bill of Materials

By Andrew Le – Project Manager

See list below for detailed bill of materials with description and vendor sources:

Major components to take note of are the 12V 5000mAh NiMH Battery with Charger, 24 LED Display PCB with Super Bright White 5mm LED (25 Pk), 6V, 51RPM 200:1 Gear Motor, 120:1 Plastic Gearmotor Offset Output, and Solar Panel with charging circuit components.

Qty. Product Description Price Each Price Total Source
Components
1 Arduino Uno MCU $29.95 $29.95 Adafruit
1 Adafruit Motor Shield Motor Power $19.50 $19.50 Adafruit
1 12V 5000mAh NiMH Battery with Charger Systems Power $69.95 $69.95 BatterySpace
1 Mini Female Tamiya Connector Battery adaptor with 16 awg Silicon wire $1.50 $1.50 BatterySpace
1 9V Battery Snap to 2.1mm Right Angle Barrel Cable 9V Battery to Arduino Power Cable $3.50 $3.50 Voodoolab
1 DPDT Mini Slider Switch Power On/Off $0.68 $0.68 Digikey
2 22k Resistor Fuel Gauge $0.09 $0.18 Digikey
2 12k Resistor Fuel Gauge $0.09 $0.18 Digikey
2 BAT43 Schottky Diode Analog Input Clamping $0.50 $1.00 Digikey
2 0.01 uF Capacitor Noise Filter $0.30 $0.60 Digikey
1 24 LED Display PCB LED Illuminator Board $4.07 $4.07 pcboard.ca
1 Super Bright White 5mm LED (25 Pk) LED for Night Vision $6.95 $6.95 Adafruit
Power Train
2 Nylon Bushing Rear Axles $0.39 $0.78 Alliance Express
2 6V, 51RPM 200:1 Gear Motor Scan and Tilt $5.75 $11.50 Pololu
2 120:1 Plastic Gearmotor Offset Output Tracks $5.75 $11.50 Pololu
2 608ZZ Ball Bearings Shielded miniature ball bearings $7.37 $14.74 VXB
Android
1 USB 2.0 Female to Micro USB Male Cable Adapter Android Cable $1.36 $1.36 Amazon
1 USB Cable 9″ USB 2.0 A to Right Angle B Cable $12.40 $12.40 USBFirewire
1 170-point Mini Breadboard w/ Jumper Wires Board and Wires for Platform $6.49 $6.49 Amazon
1 Non-slip gel sticky pad Mounting Pad for Android Phone $3.71 $3.71 Amazon
Mounting Hardware
Rosco Hardware Set Mounting Hardware $10 $10 Arxterra
Solar
4 Solar Panel $27.00 $108.00
2 Diode (IN 4007) $2.98 $2.98
1 Zener Diode (12V-1W) $1.99 $1.99
1 Zener Diode (15V-1W) $0.63 $0.63
1 Capacitor ( .1uF-50V) $1.99 $1.99
2 Capacitor ( 100uF-40V) $3.99 $3.99
1 Resistor (120ohms-1W) $1.73 $1.73
2 Resistor (1K-1W) $1.49 $1.49
1 Resistor (100ohms-1W) $1.49 $1.49
1 Potentiometer (5K) $3.49 $3.49
1 IC LM317 $3.49 $3.49
1 TIP 122 $1.99 $1.99
1 LED $1.14 $1.14
1 Heat Sink $2.49 $2.49
Material
1 PLA Filiment – 1.75mm 1kg $33.00 $33.00 Matterhackers
1 ABS Filament – 1.75mm 1kg $33.00 $33.00 Matterhackers
Total: $413.43