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Preliminaries "God made the integers, all the rest is the work of man." Leopold Kronecker Read more
This is my first robot project. I used an Arduino Uno and Rotoshield. Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
Replace mechanical limit switches on my CNC mill
As some of you are aware, I have a small desktop milling machine (Taig) that I converted for CNC control. And a very useful feature to implement on a CNC machine … Read more
Assists Boy Scouts with Camping Activities
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ScoutBot 1402 is a Robot Designed to take camping with Boy Scout Troop 1402. It is a rather large and heavy Robot, it stands about 5 feet tall, and weighs in at … Read more
Hello! Here you got Robin, my first robot! He can avoid objects and later he will be also able to follow lines. He haves a 20M2 as brain, a Dagu Rover 5 as base and … Read more
Travels towards Light source
This is my first robot to use the a MSP430 microcontroller and was mainly a project to help me learn more about using the MSP430. I originally posted this robot on … Read more
My first hexapod build! I've been itching to build one for a long time now, but the cost of the very nice Lynxmotion kit was out of my toy budget. After scouring … Read more
Its building for ocean surveying
This bot or Autonomous boat is called vigani. Its a local name so don't worry about the name. From design to firmware everything will be opensource once the final … Read more
i'm attempting to create an arduino robot that is controlled by an android phone, either through bluetooth, or an autonomous android app. output from the android … Read more
navigate around using infrared sensor for obstruction detection, and push a piece of tissue around the room, collect dust, hair and dirt.
to view all the posts i did on this robot, please check my g+ profile, https://plus.google.com/+jeromeianbuhisan/posts my original intention was to build a line … Read more
Navigate around, have fight, avoid obstacle and entertain peoples
Hi guys!! Quite sometimes I'm not updating my project. This time, I'm working on improved version of BoxDroid 2013 project. I'm trying to minimize the number of … Read more
This virtual robot plays any MIDI file you throw at it pretty much in real time. This is a commercial venture on a shoestring budget. Even if it makes no money … Read more
voice recognition, face recognition, live HD streaming from the PiBot Camera, control via smartphone & tablet ,line following, line making, measuring distance, and GPS.
I've been working on a build-it-yourself Raspberry Pi Robot called the PiBot that has all sorts of cool features on it, such as voice recognition, face … Read more
Walk around and goes backwards in curves if it detects an obstacle.
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Update: I uploaded a new video with the robot walking with a speed of 5 milliseconds of "SpeedWalk". It flies! Read more

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Hi!! I made  telepresence robot. Device was mounted on the robot:LIVA(small windows PC),Arduino Development language:Processing Read more
Can solve maze via ultrasound,Can grab object via ultrasound
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Forgive my poor english.. Many thanks to LMR and special thanks to   BIRDMUN , ANTONIO.CACIUC,BASILE and   peter ROBOTFREAK This is my first robot that is capable … 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
Some years ago I made this software oscilloscope and shared it on this site. Then a couple of years passed without me logging on, and in the meantime the link to … Read more

Pet (work in progress)

I have not built my first robot yet - waiting for the parts. But I have the plans for my second robot ready. He, just a little ambition :D.  My second project will be a prototype for a robot that can be sold as a consumer robot. I will call it Pet - working title.

This is how I imagine it. When you order Pet, it will come in a nicely designed box. In that box you will find a shiny sphere, a little smaller than a soccer ball. One size of the ball will be flat. You will also find a smaller box that contains a base plate with an electrical cable. No on/off switch. No manual.

Simple servo bracket

Birdmun an Hi jinx got me looking into open scad, he is code a bracket for a servo you can adjust just by playing with a few numbers, the software is free and there's some tutoreals on line and youtube, you can export STL's as well. I did not think I would like it but after playing with it, my mind is more open, for simple shapes it is very fast.

http://www.openscad.org/

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Capturing Data from 7-Segment Display

Something I've wanted to do for a while is to be able to digitize the data from cheap sensors with a 7-segment display.

I decided to give it a try with some USB charge meters.

I purchased four of these meters.

I opened up one of the blue ones and probed the pins to see how the 7-segments were wired.