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Picaxe 28x1

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Navigates around via ultrasound without falling using LED and LDR, Follows lines.
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This is my first homemade robot. It is inspired on the Start Here Robot and Amanda LDR. Changes: Read more
    Based off the ever popular "How to build your first robot" by Fritsl, this is the most up to date version of my first robot, named Robet (Robe-et) Read more
LineIronBot is my latest robot. I have hacked my dead iron and now it is functioning line follower robot! :D I was thinking of building a line follower for a few … Read more
I might be breaking some LMR rules, but this robot was built on my spare time while funded by the University of Oslo  and my employer APPLY Sørco, covering the … Read more
One motor stepper
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Hi guys, this is my next robot of the series "simple robots", it should be easy :) . After having my robot "Big M" built, I showed him my friend. He said: This is … Read more
Autonomous robot that roams the world looking for places to jam...
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First and foremost I would like to thank Fritzl for coming up with this masterpiece in the first place. If it wasn't for him I would have not gotten into robotics … Read more
Hallo Guys!!! Because my Remot Control of "Fishing robo(A)t" is broken, have I a little time for next robots. I wanted always to build a Line Follower robot. This … Read more
UPDATE 16th Feb 2010: File attachments First of all: Thanks to fritsl for the original YDM. That's (quite obviously) the source for my inspiration to start building … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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My friend and I are working on a project for school. We have to build a chair that, with one push on the button, falls appart and then reconstructs itself. (See the … Read more
navigates using ultrasonic
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This is the first proper robot built by us. its based on the 'my first robot' by fritsl, can you tell? it took a few hours to put together, then about double that … Read more
Navigate via IR, version 2 will also remove the pits from olives... We cannot tolerate any pits.
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I've been reading all the great info on this website for the last month or so.  Was inspired to put together the first 'start here' robot. I followed the … Read more
***As demanded I added a code example of his code. It is really messy and has comments in swedish, finnish and english. As my laptop broke down on me, this is a … Read more
Main character in my GBxxLMR "universe"
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Update: Same video, but now also streaming from a different provider, as some complained that they could not see the first one. I had 2 weekends to complete … Read more
Codename Peek-E is my first robot, well that I built anyway. I own a lot of robots but this is the first time I tried to build one. Peek-E is based off of the … Read more
Locks on to you and your chestnuts, and then puffs you off track, and causes energy loss.
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I was asked to show some robot-stuff in a mall in a good week from now. My problem is as always lack of time.. so I went for simple and flashy. I am doing some … Read more
Runs around sees things and avoids them and perhaps makes some robot noises via a speaker
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Hi everyone. I am Giovanni Izar. I am brand new to robotics and this will be my first attempt at making one. Read more
Hi guys, Unfortunately I can not build the robot to the end because my RC is broken. I took a few pictures and two movies. … 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
CASTROBOT - Computer ASsisted Targetting Remotely Operated roBOT
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I wanted to radically change the Mr. basic model, but still keep as much as possible of the original kit. Starting from left on the main picture, you can see a big … Read more
Wanders around and grabs your stuff
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Update 2011-10-06: Melty, melty Poor GRAB-E. His foolish creator left him in the garage for a few days after taking him home from a trip. The hot summer sun melted … Read more
navigate using servo mounted sharp IR sensors
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Hello fellow builders. Here is the robot I have been working on. I call him the cardboard cruiser. It's basically a start here bot with my own code. Not very … Read more
goes around the room trying to not bump into walls
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This is my "start here" robot. It is not very solid yet... i'm working on that, and also on the code... trying something similar to the navigation from part 2 but … Read more
Navigate via IR, avoid obstacles, eat old people's medicine.
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 01SEP09  Video finally got him moving.  he's not exactly the brightest bulb, but i'm proud of him.  I had to redo the Tamiya gearbox down to the 203:1 from … Read more
Here's my version of the Start Here Robot.  It pretty much follows Fritz's directions, with some minor adaptations of the body based on the material I had on hand, … Read more
Roams and avoids obstacles via ultrasound, looks around, plays little tunes, flashes LED, beeps when it backs up
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Rolls around, finds a hole, gets stuck, falls apart
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Rah!! at last my "start here" bot is built. Being a rank amateur struggled a fair bit with coding for the SRF05 and eventually nicked some posted code. Have … Read more
Start where?Almost a full year on LMR and still no "start here" robot. That would be getting really silly. Especially with all this Mr Basic stuff going on. This … Read more