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     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
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)
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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
General InformationNon Pneumatic Tire / Airless Tire (actually just the wheel), matching tire and hub attachment (for printing the wheel without supports) Some … Read more
Increase torque or reduce noise in DC brushed motors
By default, most Arduino pwm outputs are set to about 490Hz or 980Hz. These frequencies work quite well with small dc brushed motors but can cause unwanted noise or … Read more

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I was working on my first robot "bug" (http://letsmakerobots.com/robot/project/bug), for Yahmez' single motor challenge. However, with only two weeks to go I did … Read more
Science, Technology, Engineering, (Art) and Math (STEM / STEAM) curriculum is gaining momentum in K-12 education. It's exciting to see so many new makers and … Read more
First Robot Build. Vinny was salvaged from an RC car truck that I bought from the Goodwill for $1.99. Read more

Robot Class

I am in the process of submitting a course proposal for an adult evening education program that would introduce people to robotics. One of the entries that I must fill in deals with expected material costs. I would appreciate feedback on what would be appropiate expenses and whether the school should include the costs as part of the registration or if the student should buy the components as needed. I am in favor of having an option not to build.

On a similar note, would it be better to first offer a course in "C" programming geared to a possible robotics controller board?

Extra Hardware Needed for Larger Hexapod

About a month ago I purchased hexapod kit off ebay.

Aluminium-Hexapod-Spider-Six-3DOF-Legs-Robot-Frame-Kit-for-Arduino

Yesterday as a break from program my Mini Hexapod, I started putting together this larger one.