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first update Number 3 has now 2 picaxe 18X, a little lcd, a tilt sensor  and 2 switch in front the 2 picaxe speak with serial wire (sorry for my english i am … Read more
This was basically just a test to see if the rubber track set from Tamyia would fit on a Mr. Basic frame. It took about an 30 minutes while watching TV, to test out … Read more
Rolls about under microprocessor control. Avoids obstacles.
Using a
Having taken a sabbatical from programming Big Chaser, I decided to do a ball bot. There are a pair of pudding bowls or mixing bowls attached directly onto a … Read more
I am building this robot for a course i am currently enroled in, the Edexcel Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). This course requires you to complete a project of … Read more
SplatBot X2 is one of my many re-creations for DAGU.  Before I came to work for DAGU, splatbot was selected to become a DAGU / LMR robot. It has been one of those … Read more
Avoiding objects and walls
Using a
This is my second robot, it is the same basic "cutting board" robot but now using the Sharp GP2Y0A02YK0F to avoid objects and walls. The code have comments and … Read more
Displays stuff sent through a serial connection from a PC or Microcontroller
Using a
10 October 2009 I discovered a flaw in the current design that will only allow the controller to work with a connection to the computer and not to a … Read more
Powerful union of a Beagleboard and Arduino to navigate using computer vision from a webcam
Using a
The Beagle-Arduino robot will use a Beagleboard for high-level robot functions: image processingartificial intelligencespeech synthesisvoice recognitioninternet … Read more
hello , this is my first robot , it is intended to be a long term project  kinda like CtC s WALTER , so far i only have the motors and motor drivers . Read more
I equipped my robot with gripper for moving the objests. Based on questions I will try to explain the construction and operation. This gripper is intended to hold … Read more
navigate around with IR and avoid stuff
Using a
This is igor, my first robot.  His brains are a Make controller, a SAM7-based microcontroller which I gotta say was NOT the cheapest but for the most part is a joy … Read more
Just a moble amusement and programming learning platform
Using a
This is my first robot in a few years, I took some time off.  So far everyone has said he looks like "WALL-E" So I just named him Wally. I'm still working on … Read more
DESCRIPTION: This is my second robot, and my second balance-bot. With this robot I try to improve and learn. My goal is simple; understanding. Read more
Hi guys! I present you my sixth robot. It`s from plywood and it´s very light robot. It can be moved in the middle. He receives four strong (12kg/cm) servos … Read more

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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.

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.