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Moves around and avoids obsacles (novel idea, I know)
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Some time ago my two boy (ages 10 and 9) really wanted to build a robot. I obliged but I wanted them to learn a lot of basics along the way. I also didn't want to … Read more
navigate around via ultrasound
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This is a basic robot I made, it is very similar to the one that it is shown in the "Start Here" tutorial. I haven't written the code already, I will do it in the … Read more
Small (low-cost) servo gripper for TROBOT
This is a simple gear driven servo gripper, laser cut out of ABS.  Designed to be a low-cost addition to my TROBOT 4.0 project. Servo drives one gipper finger … Read more
Hi, This is second version of my robot Primo. It is Lighter, Faster, Smaller and nicer (I think :D ). It is controlled by Picaxe-08M. I used one IR sensor connected … Read more
    Pictures in High res. now available on: https://picasaweb.google.com/117478617231202648212/Primo?authkey=Gv1sRgCLy4gIfUuZSIrwE The Code is on English now … Read more
Its a sumo bot, line follower, and object avoidance, all in one little package.
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   This robot is a rebuild of my Start Here Robot.  One day I was looking for things to do(other than clean my work bench) and saw my my SHR sitting there and … Read more
Drive around, stream video back to the driver.
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We are working on the software and hardware infrastructure to control vehicles (car, tank, quad-copter, etc.) over the internet. This is complete opensource project … Read more
It goes around just like an RC car but it's much more fun because it's floating.
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Here's another project that I have, it was a physics project for school but I thought I could put an Arduino somewhere in there and make it more interesting, and it … Read more
Navigates around mindlessly very slow avoiding large obstacles
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Well here is my start here bot. I want to do more with it eventually but I am moving on to the Aduino platform for my next bot that I need to design. The start here … Read more
You know how it is sometimes, you start something and everything along the way goes wrong. This project started as something to get me into object recognition, but … Read more
Hi this is my first robot based on the Start Here Bot.  Thank you for all of your help I hope you enjoyed  my first robot. Here's more pictures: The … Read more
That is the most useless but the most incredible of my robots. It is constructed simply with a booster and a PICAXE 08M is all. Read more
Wanders around avoiding obstacles
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This is a Start Here robot style I built for my daughter Julia, so she can have something to play with, because she keeps bugging me wanting to play with my … Read more
Pops out to surprise passerby.
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the Greeter, aka the Imp    *edit notification* Oops.  I accidentally racismed. Turns out my original nickname for this little animatronic, (which was an … 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
Line following, can be remote controlled via Bluettooth
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YAABR is my first Arduino based robot. The name is an abbreviation for yet another Arduino based robot. It is a multipurpose platform for experimentation. With its … Read more
This is Mr. Basic.  He is a work in progress.  Right now he is waiting to receive his first set of commands.  I know he doesn't look like much, but he's a nice … 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
Avoid objects, navigate around via ultrasound, can lock on in scan mode
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Jasper is my version of the start here robot. He has a Picaxe 28x1 v A.5 brain. (Finally got my updated chip today!)He just avoids objects right now. Right now he … Read more
Navigates around using ultrasound and with a bumper to detect low-level obstacles.
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"My First Robot" - BERNT EDIT: 2009-02-02 - BERNT IS ALIVE!  New video added, I know the performance sucks and all that...but i just wanted to show it. … Read more
Navigate around via IR
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This is my first robot. The photo shows the way it looks for now, but it's a just 'prototype' yet and it will evolve ;) It has been inspired by fritsl's 'how to … Read more
Follows FSHPC (Fritz' Start Here Posted Code), assists in product placement
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UPDATE: This project is closed. I'm using the (working) parts for a new bot. But I had a battery question … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound
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 This is my bot, Godzilla. No, it is not huge and it does not pick up buses and throw them back down. I just called him Godzilla because i love the song by Blue … Read more
simple navigation by proximity check using a sonar
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The 2 images below was my first attempt at a robot using fritsl's guide. After my first attempt i felt ashamed of how flimsy and goofy the robot looked.  So I … Read more
Drives around and finds something to drum on, while avoiding walls.
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After seeing so many great drumming robots on LMR, I figured it was time for me to build one of my very own. I have never built a robot, or done anything quite … Read more