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hits walls, backs up, turns left, go forward.
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this is undernieth my bot. I got the caster from ace hardware. The two motors are from a rc car called thunder tumbler. we used wire ties to hold it in one place. Read more
fire fighting robot
My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is one of my 3 entries. … Read more
Lusorobotica.com and EmbeddedDreams.com made a challenge to build a robot only with one servo, and this was what I came up with. I used the sound sensor I've done a … Read more
Here is a large prototype of a robot inspired by the Theo Jansen walkers.  The four legs are controlled by servo and interfaced through a Parallax server … Read more
I started working on Peter a few weeks ago. And although he is yet to take his first full steps, progress is moving along nicely. I will try and post updates as … Read more
Surveillance and Telepresence
This is my currently on-going project. Basic concept is a robot having telepresence and independent surveillance capabilities. It has Arduino-board handling all the … Read more
Cyclops is a obstacle avoider robot with one obstacle detector. This obstacle detector is prepared with an IR led and IR receiving module. To detect the obstacle … Read more
YellowTrack is a very simple robot that I wanted to build for approach to robotics. I used Arduino Duemilanove board as control card for the servo who move the … Read more
navigate and detect objects
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RETIRED(for now) i plan on rebuilding him some day. his parts are now on my other bot. look out for that and my airsoft bot     update: just ordered 4 futaba … Read more
is cute, warns me when i receive a new e-mail
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As i'm waiting for the last missing parts for my "big" project, i play and make few experiments so i learn new stuff... those days i work on serial communication … Read more
i am trying to build a metal detecting robot. i do not know anything about them but i used to do a lot of programming   so i just took a self propelled mower, … Read more
Flies autonomously with directional control
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I started this project quite a while ago.   My first inspiration came from a hobby parts site: http://www.hobbycity.com.  They advertised a new brushless motor … Read more
navigate using servo mounted sharp IR sensors
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Hello fellow builders. Here is the robot I have been working on. I call him the cardboard cruiser. It's basically a start here bot with my own code. Not very … Read more
Make or duplicate just about anything with Smooth-On liquid plastics
It is all detailed in the Attached pdf file, You can use the same basic method to mold or duplicate almost any part you need for any project. Read more

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Servo problems!

I'm having a lot of problems with the servos I'm using to build a quadruped robot. I should start by mentioning that I bought the servos from Dagu like 4 years ago, BUT most of them had never even been unpacked until recently.

The problems are the following:

This tutorial is still under contruction so please check weekly for updates. I have taken it out of "Draft Mode" because it has a lot of useful information for … Read more
Ok, so I have wanted to build a robot for a while, but school prevented me from starting anything.  At the beginning of this summer I bought a Raspberry Pi to just … Read more

Flash Memory of Arduino Uno

 

Sketch uses 13,308 bytes (41%) of program storage space. Maximum is 32,256 bytes.

Global variables use 2,082 bytes (101%) of dynamic memory, leaving -34 bytes for local variables. Maximum is 2,048 bytes.

processing.app.debug.RunnerException: Not enough memory; see http://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/Troubleshooting#size for tips on reducing your footprint.

Inspired by RodriBot, by Luismi, I decided to make my own biped. I used the four servos that didn't fry in Kubik (the ones I had there before replacing with bigger … Read more

Looking for a custom built inspection robot

Hello to all the community,

I'm looking for a micro TIR (tactical inspection robot) either tracked or wheeled but tall about 1,7 cm , wifi controlled by pc or android tablet and with cctv camera.

Spinning line follower or maze solver
I've now attached a 3D model in Sketchup. Scamper started as an experimental omni wheel platform. The challenge with omni or mecanum wheels is that you need precise … Read more
Roams, seeks/avoids light, line following, hokey pokey, acts silly
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Lil·li·pu·tian Read more