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...then I can have Nosy! A very brief introduction, if I may. I have been designing and building robots and robot control systems professionally for more years than … Read more
     This project is an attempt to make a low scale humanoid biped utilizing as controller an Arduino UNO and nothing more. The actuators will be 12x servo motor … Read more
BuoyBot is my submition for the Single Motor Robot Challenge.     General Structure: Read more
One thing most robots need is the ability to control motors. This circuit will work from 7.2V to 15V with PWM frequencies up to 25KHz and drive motors with a stall … Read more
A picture is worth a 1000 words.  I have started to document all of the important settings of the Raspberry Pi  Pi NoIR camera. As I am pretty impressed by its … Read more
Light seeking without microcontroller
Snuffy the light seeker made by Žygimantas Pusvaškis Lithuania   1. Read more
Opensource platform for making creative robot
Using a
Nice to meet you. I'm a hobbyist from Japan. At first, I feel LMR is an awesome community ! There are a lot of unique and creative robots. All of your works are … Read more
The Garden's fountain for the dogs based on Arduino.
Using a
Dog Fountain The Garden's fountain for the dogs based on Arduino Introduction The project started with 2 dogs in a garden and bowls always empty or fill with … Read more
The Garden's Camera based on Raspberry Pi (with motion detection)
Picammory The Garden's Camera based on Raspberry Pi (with motion detection) Introduction This project build a high definition camera from a dummy outdoor … Read more
I'm building an Internet-Enabled dog feeder.  Raspberry Pi for brains, running a LAMP server that interfaces with a camera and servo to dispense treats.  More … Read more
It flips an double hourglass every 3 minutes
I made this little silly build because I got my hands on a business gift at work. It's a double hourglass where one glass is regular but the other side lacks the … Read more
Designed for the Veyron 24 Servo Controller and Software
We all know that the "Veyron" is a super cool Bugatti Automobile..... until now.... What I present here is the Veyron24  complete with Full Plastic … Read more
Tries to emulate some animal behaviour regarding self preservation instincts
This is intended to be a Self Preservation Robot. The goal is to mimic some of the animal behaviour that we see in Nature when it comes to the self preservation … Read more
Follow line and rescue a victim (soda can)
Using a
This is my robot that I am going to use for the Robocup Junior Australia competiton. We have to make a journal anyway so I figured that I might as well upload it … Read more

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Navigate around using Object detection and Distance Detection
Meet Sparky (Assistive Companion) currently sparky has the ability to find his way around objects and navigate through rooms. Every move that sparky makes is saved … Read more
  i did not want to use the normal methods of a balcing robot.... so i just but a big hunk a metal under the axle. bot demensions 43x43x82 brain: … Read more
just another light seeking robot  41mm wheel base  iphone for size comparison 14cm x 8cm x 7cm   parts list Read more

quad encoder read speed

This is as much a programming problem as it is a mechanical issue I guess.
A few of us are working with quad encoders at the moment and I'm just wondering about ideas how to overcome a problem I've encountered using some.
I'm using interrupt on change to count encoder ticks and also reading a 16 bit timer for the interval between ticks on each motor.

Hello, my first post and first attempt at a robot. I visited the Manchester (UK) Mini Maker Faire recently and saw some biped robots and I decided that I just had … Read more
This is a little board I made in anticipation of Mr. Bdk6's toolchain for the LPC1114. BdkdevThis toolchain is amazing.  Really, if you are wanting to break away … Read more