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Parallax Ping)))

Hey! Here is another guy in the BOB army! :) This time Yellow one! So, it started when I was watching photos of the BlueBOB by TinHead. My daughter saw it and … Read more
8/26/13- BoB has an article on maker! http://makezine.com/2013/08/25/build-your-own-biped-robot/ thank you ignoblegnome Also if anyone would like their BoB … Read more
creeps around looking for light, fire, other robots and long walks on the beach...
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  A little robot that just wants to have fun!  The code is choppy but works. I used some of Bajdi's code changed it up a little and will post it(code) in a … Read more
Obstacle avoidance, smells good & won't sweat!
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This is BrutBot. He is my first robot and is based on the Arduino UNO with the Adafruit motor shield and a Parallax ping))) sensor.  I started with a "start here" … Read more
Seeks light to charge batteries (photovore) and avoids obstacles
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If you're a FaceBooker, please visit Fiji Water's page (http://www.facebook.com/fijiwater) and "like" Fijibot! It was posted July 11th. Fijibot is an autonomous, … Read more
I had bought a RC Car from walmart for about $15 to use with the Arduino Motorshield a while back (see here). Fortunately, I had taken some pictures before I … 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
Controlled from PC via XBEE wirelees radio, or roams avoiding objects using sensors
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Here is some information on Zapp Prop Bot-1.X It is controlled by a Propeller Robot Controller Board Kit V1.02 by Wulfden. Read more
This is my 1st robot, i opted to go for the start here but change the Sharp for parralax ping))) ultrasonic. Scraped the code from various sorces (none of it is … Read more
User controlled over the internet
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     This is my second robot, my first was a I.P. controlled robot for my senior project in Electrical Engineering. This one I am doing for fun. I am trying to … Read more
eventually navigate via ultrasound and compound eye
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I started building the Mr General kit this morning. Cant continue much further until the 3.3v regulator arrives. Waiting on a free sample of a MCP 3208 from … Read more
This is my first cut at programming a robot.  Puting the kit together was pretty easy after dealing with some shipping damage.  Then after some experimentation I … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and two pushbuttons
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*///This Robot is a work in Progress\\\\*  I will upload a video of it once I complete the robot. Read more
Here goes 812-R8. I really wanted to get something posted as this bot has been sitting here for almost a week now. More details and photos will be added later … Read more
runs around shooting things. for now
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My parts are alive again. my bot recycling is in force. started out with raduinos treaded base and a pair of servos from blocky.some 5min epoxy and some random … Read more
Roams around trying to avoid objects via ultrasound
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This is AR-DEE, my first approach to  robotics and electronics in generall. It uses a Arduino and a Parallax Ping)) to avoid … Read more
Avoid object via ultrasound, indicate turn-direction with two LEDs, turn on its "head lights" when it enters a dark area, (Possibly RC/autonomous in the future)
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This is my first robot (actually I made one a few weeks ago that was not so good...just so I could see something moving--instead of just lighting up LEDs and such). … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This robot is based on the Tyco Rebound chasis. It is controleed by a Basic Stamp 2e. The motors are controlled by a L298 Compact Motor Driver Kit.  It uses a … 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
Lieutenant Dan is my entry in a junkbot contest. The "sponsor" wanted humanoids. I think Lt. Dan qualifies as a humanoid, even though only the top half of one. 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
Second-hand BoeBot With the whole 2K eeprom and the luxury 13 words RAM Fitted with the Ping, a compass, the quad QTI kit (2 used as kindof wheels encoders) + all … Read more
moves around and scans for objects
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Ahoy! what I am trying to do is make a mobile platform with a little breadboard on it so that I can try different projects. Underneath I have a l298 motor driver … 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
Final Update: Welp drumbot was interesting, I got him to the point where he could approach, align, and drum on objects, but shortly thereaftrer the gears stripped … 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
sits there looking around untill I fix the motor controller :P
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  It turns out that the treads I was using are way to heavy/bulky so I decided to just scrap the tankbot idea for now and go with a simpler bot  I am using two … Read more