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(JKA is working on something more fancy than this, an applet for download)   If you are using Picaxe, I am sure you know, use, and appreciate the function … Read more
Navigates around using IR, beeps, plays noises, flashes the led
Using a
My first robot is done (for now!) :) It's based on the 'start here' robot, but I kept the darlington driver, did not use a servo, added speaker and led and wrote … Read more
* AtMega 88 Custom made Development board * Exacto-cut coardboard from a shipping box I received earlier * Coardboard painted with Rustoleum Paint (making it look … Read more
Navigate around in a room very bad,
Using a
Ok after a loooong time not being active on this page I figured that I had to post another NXT robot. Ok, this is my first robot with a differential, so don't … Read more
Update on entry for cat-splat challenge. The tracks were a dismal failure so i went back to basics and knocked up 4 wheels with a rubber band between them, no … Read more
Your basic "classic" Herbie the Photovore junkbot mouse-bot. Nothing too new on my version, except perhaps for the use of old bass guitar strings (two of them) and … Read more
Competes in Mech Warfare
Using a
Since Mike posted about his mech I thought maybe I should just go ahead and do the same. I have been working on this robot in my spare time for several months now. … Read more
   UPDATE Right, i'll try and explain the idea            when the other leg is rotated in the opposite direction the same happens.   I found that the … Read more
Bipedal Human Transport
VIDEO!!! Well, video is up.  I dont show anyone sitting on it because I'm the only person who knows how to controll it and I had to shoot the video, so I just let … Read more
Drive with an autonomous systems using ultrasonic sensors and GPS
Using a
This project tries to manage any RC Car which you can purchase in your city using a NXT brick and a Lattebox NXTe. Read more
Steps battery voltage up or down.
The MC34063A is an easy to use DC-DC converter that can be used to step battery voltage up or down to run your processor, small servos or to make an efficient LED … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, avoids obstacles
Using a
31-Jan-2009 Hi! This is my first robot! I was waiting a week for electronic components to arrive from UK, and then long month to find proper chasis. I found it … Read more
sits in one spot and does nothing for the moment
Using a
Basically this tank was gutted and is being rebuilt with sensors and a new brain. I've posted info on this tank and how cheap it was to aquire, so now this is going … Read more
Im working a fire fighting robot, I use ping ultrasonic range finder sensor, thermal sensor and i also use AT89S51 for the processor. I use SDCC for compiling C … Read more

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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
Gets you in touch with the world
This is a displacement resistance type touch sensor. It uses conductive foam as the resistive element. If you would like to see a video Walk-through of how to … 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
For better readability I have attached a pdf, which explains how linear regression is used for supervised machine learning. In this paper I also derived the general … Read more
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
Using a
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