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Hello LMRians, This is w00dBoB, my attempt at creating a BoB the Biped. I was so impressed with all the printed BoBs on LMR, I felt an irresistable urge to add yet … Read more
navigates around via ulttrasound
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Steambob Copperpants. Another implementation of Bob the Biped. Parts printed in red and black ABS and painted with model paint. Took the arms of an old doll and … Read more
follows a line, pushes other robots out of ring, avoids obstacles
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This is my first robot. My goal was to learn a bit about electronics, robots programming and implementing simple algorithms in code. I've tried to build universal … Read more
A Mobile Phone based Mobile Virtual Presence Device
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I found this amazing tutorial that breaks down Path Planning so even *I* can understand it. I thought many of you might appreociate it and the other links I have … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
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UPDATE April 29, 2014: As for request of fello LMRians I've put those motors in the shopping section of Letsmakerobots: Micro Gear Motor UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly … Read more
UPDATED and FINISHED* on May 3rd, 2014 *With 'finished' meaning that I built what I had envisioned, then played around with it and learned stuff, and then took it … Read more
Everything related to this one is hosted on Github links below. LINKS to … Read more
Hello everybody, Here is my last robot. The first one I post on LMR. I've been on LMR for quite a long time but never really posted anything. So it's time to … Read more
Navigate around via IR, drive upside down
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I had an idea to build a tracked rover, capable of driving even upside down. I came up with a design for each side to have a drive gear and two idlers in a … Read more
Adjusts colors for camouflage in accordance with vision
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Today my daughter and me continued to study our animal encyclopedia. We found the chameleon. I tried to explain her that some species adjust their colors for … Read more
Hello guys! From day 1 on LMR, I have been nothing less than INSPIRED. Read more
This is the "Start Here Robot on a 6 leg hexapod chassis. Simply, modification of the Fritsl code to allow for turns.
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 After building the "Start Here" bot I wanted to create a walking bot of some kind. I was looking for biped robot ideas on “Youtube” and quickly realized that … Read more
As seen in my blog post about Sticky, first attempt to build a quadrupod ended with a jump from the desk. Hopefully, I learned a lot and I was ready to launch the … Read more
Update march 30 2014 I've added a mini wide angle lens to my Raspberry Pi camera board. I managed to attach the lens to the camera board with a small piece of … Read more
DFrobot sent me their latest robot kit, the insectbot kit. It’s a small 2 servo robot that’s easy to built and program. The kit is ideal for people who want … Read more
RC,Obstacle Avoidance,Line Following
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Update 1/3/24 Code and Videos added....Video on the headlights test and automatic obstacle avoidance test. Videos here : http://youtu.be/SZA4--jDd7U … Read more
avoids from obstacles and navigate around via ultrasound
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This is a tracked obstacle avoider robot. It navigates around via ultrasound. Its ultrasonic sensor was mounted on a mini servo motor so it can look around while it … Read more
Seek light & avoid obstacles
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Update, 21/01/2014 I found that the ultrasonic sensor struggles with "box" obstacles towards its front flanks, probably due to reflection. Therefore to stop it … Read more
Walks around, detects objects via IR
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UPDATE 01/16/2014: Please scroll down to the Sharp IR sensor part of this writeup. Hello LMRians,  Read more
Originally this was going to be a bicycle light seeking robot, but what the heck it turned into an object avoiding trike lol.  Read more
A couple functions:1) Remote Control 2) Autonomous avoidance 3) Autonomous object retrieval (hopefully)
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This is my Service Droid. Meet VADER,  the Very Advanced Droid Exploration Robot. Ok, I admit it, the name is a stretch but it was fun to come up with.  Everyone … Read more
Walk around and goes backwards in curves if it detects an obstacle.
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Update: I uploaded a new video with the robot walking with a speed of 5 milliseconds of "SpeedWalk". It flies! Read more
After some years following different DIY sites and forums, I decided that it was time to jump in. I choose to start with a premade platform to ease first steps … Read more