I finally got it together to organise the dollars / details / notes that I've been setting aside since we started the rover build.
So what's the damage?
*** $737.16 AUD ***
Today is the first time I've added it all up and I'm pleasantly surprised. I'd figured we'd gone a bit over the nominal $750 AUD budget I set in June 2019.
The full, tidied-up-for-public-consumption cost spreadsheet is in the Files section of this project log.
Or get it here.
Most of our parts came through Ali-Express, which has a bewildering array of supply options for the more common items. The prices in the spreadsheet are what we paid but there are myriad vendors and endless variations of free / paid shipping, bonus offers and discounts plus the daily fluctuations in exchange rates. You can waste tremendous amounts of time chasing & comparing prices in order to save just a couple of dollars. How much is your time worth?