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Arduino

Sings, recognizes faces, recognizes speech
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I've been building Robot Betty9 for about 10 years. She has an Arduino, a Basic Stamp, A Vex for her power rollerskates, and uses an EZ Robot board for AI, and face … Read more
Grabs, holds, drops, point finger...
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Here is "InMoov", the robot you can print and animate. You have a 3D printer, some building skills, This project is for you!! This is a hand builded for a job … Read more
Navigate without killing itself
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Hello once again LMR! I recently made a few changes to my robot “Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform” (MAEP), and have written this tutorial on how to create a … Read more
Simple kit robot platform to start learning about robotics.
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Our goal is to learn about robotics and programming as part of our homeschool lessons.  We decided to use kits to help get us up and running faster and get into … Read more
Remote Control robot controlled with InfraRed Remote.
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*Note: Fritzing Schematic, and Arduino Sketch attached as Zip.*  This is a 2 motor robot controlled with an Infrared remote control. Arduino needs the IR Library … Read more
navigate in spaces, follow lines, follow walls
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SapoBot is a robot that wonders through spaces avoiding obstacles detects holes on the ground, follow walls and follow lines, to change between behaviors you only … Read more
_____________________________________update 2012,01-05 I add another 11:33 chain to reduce the speed and increase the torque. Much better decision and satisfied … Read more
3D printing
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Recently I ordered a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic. On Thursday I've got mail: "Your order # ...... has been Complete - Packed and Shipped." Deep breath. From experience I … Read more
Move and Obstacle avoidance
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So, I have been kind of dabbling with this thing for maybe 6 months (idea to conception) and well I don’t know what I’m doing wrong but it just doesn’t work … Read more
Years ago I bought a Boebot to see what they were all about. While its a good "newb" robot, it wasn't what i was looking for. So I got the idea to make it into a … Read more
I bought these mecanum wheels from sparkfun and its manufacture by FingerTech Robotics. When I got them it came with four set of wheels. One pack is missing all … Read more
6DOF movement. The basis for CNC machining or flight/driving simulators
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All my projects & progress are available at marginallyclever.com. I wrote the software first for a rotary hexapod that used hobby servos.  I then rewrote the … Read more
Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pbb9GOWaL4g and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPakG8p3MHE Update: Added schematic for the vacuum system Code word were: … Read more
Uses the servos potentiometer to detect resitance on a gripper.
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I soldered a wire to the middle pin of the potentiometer inside the servo that operates my gripper. Using an analog pin, I can tell when the Servo isn't moving. I … Read more
All my projects & progress are available at marginallyclever.com. This is a Stewart platform.  While it is very similar to a delta robot (see my other … Read more
Basic robot for testing code and sensors
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Generic experimental Arduino Robot          I put this together one or two years ago and have been fiddling with it ever since. The version in the picture … Read more
navigates around via ultrasound sensor
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Ok, here I am and introduce you the Beetleduino Wall Racer. Components: 1x RC toy car1x Arduino Duemilanove2x SR-04 ultra sound sensorsome wire1-2x additional … Read more
control commands on Arduino via a RC
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Hello guys, this is my second tutorial. After a painstaking 2 days of work, finally got this working and I would like to share this with you guys. Okay I want to … Read more
hi, i have made my first basic robot, parts 3s 5000 Lipo 2 stepper motors from a printer 2 easydrivers seeduino mega arduino demuliove eeprom 256kbit 3 ditigal … Read more
Use the reset button on the Arduino as an input button
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Have you ever written a simple Arduino application that just needed a single button? Most Arduino's and their clones have a reset button. Depending on your … Read more
Navigate around via IR
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This is hummbot, a RC hummer converted into an autonomous robot. The robot is controlled by an Arduino controller and uses servo mounted IR sensors to detect … Read more
Cross the gap between two tables
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  As I promised, I open a new thread about my robot which compete on "Cross the Gap" challenge proposed by Winfieldrobotics, here on LMR.   The ideea was to build … Read more
Basically roams around the house, avoids walls, smashes into chair legs, runs over dogs.
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Always wanted to build a robot. Makey in Make magazine seemed easy enough. Since then I've spent way too many hours learning the hard way why I should have followed … Read more
So this is my E.R.P. I'm first starting out with this kit, DFrobotshop Rover. The actuall base is the pcb, which is a creative idea. The microcontroller is an … Read more
Bump into things -- but in a very straight line!
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I am building a very simple skid steer bot. I am still in the "prototyping" phase and its body is currently made of recycled cardboard boxes. After unpacking any … Read more