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Navigate around in a room very bad,
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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
sits in one spot and does nothing for the moment
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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
Avids obstacles by scanning with Sharp IR sesor
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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
navigate and detect objects
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RETIRED(for now) i plan on rebuilding him some day. his parts are now on my other bot. look out for that and my airsoft bot     update: just ordered 4 futaba … Read more
Carry Tools and Laptop to free human hands.
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  COMPLETED: 2011.12.08 This is my first robot built from scratch and I am new to robotics. I haven't played with electronics for over 25 years and I have a … Read more
I've spent quite a bit of time on the mechanical design on this robot, maybe more then was strictly necessary since I used this opportunity to learn SolidWorks, and … Read more
Wanders about avoiding objects
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I've been lurking on this site reading and looking and finally got enough good info to create my first robot. Read more
it moves very fast, mostly in circles.
this is my first project. Its very simple, but i'm still trying to learn basic electronics. I figured though, that instead of just lurking on the site here, i'd … Read more
It navigates around the unpredictable world, finds objects, and bangs out a beat on them.
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  This is my attempt at building a drum machine from fritsl's walkthrough. I used two GM3 gearmotors from Solarbotics to drive the black tracks (also from … Read more
This is a walkthrough on how to make a simple IR controller. It is relatively cheap and easy to make. Programming is simple since the picaxe basic already has … Read more
The original plan was to build two battle blimps that used sonic to ovoid objects and infra- red to find each other, a direct hit from the nose would count as a hit … Read more
Avoid objects and able to be controlled by radio remote, avoids running into walls in RC mode by the SRF05
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Marvin is a lot faster than Jasper. My wife named him. Right now he can just avoid objects with his SRF05 and is able to be controlled with a radio remote. The … Read more
can follow a black line on a flat lighter surface
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This is a walk through for a simple line follower that can follow a black line on a lighter surface, i used black insulating tape on the floor. The robot can be … Read more
1/27/09 Hello, this is my first robot on LMR, but i previously have built 1 other robot. Read more
Who doesn't want one? I want a mini autonomous segway! It started with a garage sale. I came across a guy selling a lot of old school digital Vernier lab tools. I … Read more
Random roaming with light and noise sensors and sound effects
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Hi Everyone. Update: I've got Wall-e mobile and sensing objects. Lately I wired up a dual battery supply. Separate batteries for his servos and cpu. Once his servo … Read more
Drums with its arms on the table or drum
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NXT robot that drums. Programed in RobotC. The attachment is the file that I have made so far (download it and open with notepad if you don't have RobotC) It's now … Read more
Navigates around and avoids objects
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NEW VIDEO!!!  The 1st Video is of the basic 1st working code slapped together in about 30 min. The second video is a tweaked version with wall detection so it … Read more
Spy kee is a build it your self robot that you can controll using a interface on your pc/mac. it is very responsive when on ad-hoc mode but has 1 sec lagg doing it … Read more
remote and autonomous
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After pressing the wrong button and deleting my blog post, I've decided to list this as a robot, but still not complete. The original design plans look like … Read more
You asked for it! This cost me all night. Including video editing, voiceovers and retakes! Uploading, deleting and reuploading... No Pulse for all of you this … Read more
Hunts for moving objects then sqirts them! Writes LMR.
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This is the Bot08M's big brother and he's a bully! Navigating with Bot08M's navigation code and tracking objects that come into range with 4 of my homemade IR … Read more
Navigate around
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The Robotwo is inspired by fritsl "how to make your first robot". My goal is to let the robot drive around my living room without any human interfering. However … Read more
plays his drum, provides his own soundtrack, simple object avoidance
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Update: After getting a little attention for this bot, i decided to teach him a new tune. His objectivism avoidance still needs some work, but that's really the … Read more
Heads towards the light, backs off from obstacles
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15-Nov-08 Read more
Avoid walls, look cool with shiny LED's
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10/12/08  This will be my first robot with a brain, unlike my first attempt at a robot which just had 4 transistors for its extremely basic operation.  I'll be … Read more
Detects objects at close range. Can be used for object tracking.
Now with video of the sensor being used as a Mintvelt inspired object tracker! This sensor is a short range obstacle detector with no dead zone. It has a reasonably … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is my Roverbot.  He is a very simple robot, all he does is basically what the "Start Here" robot does, but with a casca tankbot chassis, an arduino, and a … Read more
Web-controllable roaming camera; autonomous object tracking / obstacle avoidance with IR
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 Latest Update: New 4WD base with omni wheels- see new 'QwerkRover' project! My first robot. I added a couple of features to the "Qwerkbot+" recipe- a sharp IR … Read more
Well, if Servo Writer is a robot, then so's WhizzyWriter. Here's the motor. This was the X-axis motor from a printer (the one which pulls the print head across the … Read more