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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
This robot is one of my robot entries. i will probably make another one. So like i said this is my robot entry for Chickenparmi's Scrap bin challenge.This robot is … Read more
Navigate around via 2 IR sensors in front, play bottom on top for funny things
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UPDATE 6/10/2013 FIRST TRAIL VIDEO ADDED The direction and eyes works, it's still runs on eksternal power supply. everything looks like a trail and it is. the snail … Read more
PROJECT CONTINUED! So I found a motor from a toy. Works fine. The same speed as the other. But I still have the problem with the whole robot turning. I'll post a … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, Opens and closes fridge,
Brewster is a work in progress project I have been looking forward to work on for sometime. Please feel free to comment or throw any ideas my way for improvement. … Read more
The other day I fund a massage thing in a 1dollar store and turned it into this little robot, it's not much but it is actuality my first C program done by me self, … Read more
Wander autonomously, increase team pride, celebrate with dance and lights
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  Introduction: SilentBoB is a 4DOF biped walker that uses the BoB the BiPed chassis created by K120189. The BoB chassis was printed out by isotope in … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, hopefully a lot more...
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This (as of yet un-wired, and un-programmed) bot will be a 2 processor design (hopefully, a real "Smartbot"). In front is a Uno32 running Arduino C/C++ I am … Read more
Autonomous room navigation, possible cleaning capability
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I just built this little bot this morning! The shape (and code) seems excellent at keeping this bot from "getting stuck" and if I were to add a small sponge to the … Read more
This is an idea I wanted to try for a while. Basically, it uses one servo to drive the main wheel and a connected (90 degree) servo to turn that servo for steering. … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacle via IR eye.
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Hello every one Today I show you my work, from the early beginnings until now (It won't be long). (I'll try to be respectful of the english Grammar but i'am not … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound.
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  This post is just one of the first steps of my build. I have made my robot's housing ready for powdercoating.             UPDATE 15-2-2013 Servo's arrived … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound sensor
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Lurking a few months now in this forum I've been learning from all of you. I started assembling and playing with some Dagu robots like the Adventure bot and … Read more
23:59  The last minute bot. The idea behind this bot was to learn more about the picaxe controllers we will be giving away at Maker Fair.  It is made from CDs … Read more
Search for balloons and tries to pop them
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Desription: This is 'Sir Lancelot' the robot I build friday afternoon on Campus Party. Based on a DFRobot RoMeo board (Arduino compatible with motor driver it is … Read more
Navigate around, obstacle avoidance, light detection, general fun with mys kids and whatever comes in my mind.
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This is my first robot. It's mainly for playing aroung with my kids. The base is 20cm in diameter PVC, powered by two GM9 motors, it has a SRF02 mounted on a … Read more
Basic navigation using IR and an awesome turbo propeller for "appearance" of speed
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This is my very first robot.I started it a year or so ago. I had a lot of fun just following the "start here" instructions. I added a LED to help me with some … Read more
Charles was a Planar Biped designed to choreography a human's walking pattern over a flat terrain. Its main design was a Planar Biped Model, a bipedal robot in which it needed guided balance to walk, or using a long bar to keep its stability.
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Charles was a Planar Biped designed to choreography a human's walking pattern over a flat terrain. Its main design was a Planar Biped Model, a bipedal robot in … Read more
show off facial expressions
This robot was made with a vex robotics kit and it consists of four servos. It is remote controlled and the eyes are made of pennies! Read more
Navigates via sound (as a contact switch) or IR for obstacle avoidance
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A while back, JAX and I got to chatting about our first robots.  Mine was a "Movit Peppy Mouse:" Read more
Put simply it avoids walls
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  This is my first arduino robot which was made by help with many people on LMR and its my first robot which is not copied and by copied i mean it was not made by … Read more
Navigate via ultrasound and avoid obstacles
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[Update 17/06/2012 - Adding Wiring scheme]   Hi there for this first project ! It have been a long time I wanted to do such robotic project, and now I got time, … Read more
My first line follower, it uses a dspic33fj128mc802, 6 QRD1114 sensors, this motor driver http://www.sparkfun.com/products/9457 , this motors … Read more
my 1st "servo" walker, my other walkers where BEAM based :) Basically just a hardware upgrade, did not like my 1st build, some hardware issues etc etc.. some parts … Read more
This is my first attempt into making a biped walker.  I have no such background in either electronics or robotics.  Nor do i have any experience with tools or … Read more
So here is my first attempt at micros with an ATTiny85 controlling a Max7219 display driver. These tutorials came in handy: … Read more
This is my first robot.  Arduino Uno based, although I will end up trying out a TI Launchpad brain as well. Total - $38 - not including Uno and … Read more
Allows user to navigate areas and communicate remotely.
I have a lot of cheap Radio Control Toys such as UFO, Mimi Cars, Tanks... Most of them are controlled by transmitters running in 27Mhz. I wonder the functions of … Read more