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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
it can follow a black line and it has the capability to controll it's speed according to the curve it is going to pass. it also can handle right angle turn too. I … Read more
Avids obstacles by scanning with Sharp IR sesor
Using a
Here is  the LMR Start here Robot Mark III, aka BOSS EZ-bot. "BOSS" as in Gadget Gangster BOSS Board. Many thanks to Frits for his original design. Modifed Frits' … Read more
Report distance in mm every 5° in a 180° sweep by graph in Processing
Using a
Well, here is step 1.  Been working on getting what to me is a major step. Right now, Arduino is sweeping the a servo with a Ping ))) mounted on it. Got that … Read more
fires when something is too close
Using a
Usb powered proximity sensor motorized arm light pulses gun bicolor eye lateral led indicator changing states Read more
sleep if theres no sound for a while and it´s dark and wake up with sounds
Using a
Usb powered Sound sensor Light sensor expresive display face changing states   Read more

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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.

Spinning line follower or maze solver
I've now attached a 3D model in Sketchup. Scamper started as an experimental omni wheel platform. The challenge with omni or mecanum wheels is that you need precise … Read more
Roams, seeks/avoids light, line following, hokey pokey, acts silly
Using a
Lil·li·pu·tian Read more