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Instructables Hands-On Learning Contest -Picaxe Maker Faire Special

Hey all. Instructables is running a Hands-On Learning Contest. Some folks might be interested in making an entry.

I've entered the Picaxe Maker Faire Special Robot kit that Chris the Carpenter and I are designing into the contest. You can Vote For It using the banner link at the top of the Instructable. Any votes would be appreciated.

Vote for Me in the Instructables Arduino Contest!

Hello LMR! I entered my robot in the Arduino contest on Instructables... and I'd be happy if you guys could vote for me :) Thanks!

Here's the link: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/

Found this on the instructables website...again for US citizens only :-( but I wish you good luck guys. http://www.instructables.com/contest/arduino2012/ There are … Read more

Make it Stick Contest on Instructables

Here's another open Instructables contest. Make it stick.

Post your entries below in the comments.

4th Annual Epilog Challenge on Instructables.

There are at least a couple of LMRians in the contest. See all entries at:

http://www.instructables.com/contest/epilog4/?show=ENTRIES

The prizes on this one are really nice, including a laser cutter for the grand prize. The contest is open to US and Canadian residents (except Quebec).

Post a comment below if you are in the contest and want some votes.

wrt54g as robot brain

Andrey Mikhalchuk demonstrates how to hack a popular wifi router to have an rs232 interface (or two). The openwrt project allows us to actually use that powerful hack. Andrey did what few people did before: he added a micro servo controller and TING robot's done!

self balancing bot

check this Self-balancing robot on instructables. It doesn't stand upright for very long, but it's a very good starting point, IMHO.

instructables robot competition

Instructables is running a competition for bot-makers. It seems quite simple: Upload your HowTo on their easy to use website, and tell them it's for their competition. The only restriction is that it has to be robot related, mark the word related!