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Some graphs of the Sharp Sensors that could help you when designing your new robots.
Hi guys, If you have worked with Sharp IR Distance Sensors you may have noticed that they are not symmetric at all. They give high values when an object is placed … Read more
How To - View the assembly generated for your Arduino sketch
Hi, Here is a quick walk through of a simple process for viewing Arduino assembler - … Read more
Detects impacts using accelerometer
Note: it's getting harder and harder for me to take much credit for this-OddBot has done all the work since I first posted it and he's taken it from a built-in … Read more
Generates sound effects, music, drum track, gun shots anything, its a full wavetable synth
Hi, As there is a current forum topic asking for tips on adding sound to robots Its a good opportunity to introduce the Illutron B four voice wavetable … Read more
The Propellers Spin code has some very neat OBJ routines to work with complex maths. This is a run down on how to use the floating point routines. Since starting … Read more
Drive Speakers From uC Using Only Six Components
A Quote on the home page of lets make robots says - 'official information: It is fashionable to make robots that interacts with you, and/or are partly remote … Read more
Allows control of upto 10 servos using only two Arduino Pin to drive a decade counter
Hi,    This not a newly discovered technique, its been around for decades, but here is my explanation of how it works, a test sketch and also a ready made library … Read more
Helps you activate and read the distance.
This Arduino class library, gives some basic functions for activating and reading an Ultrasound sensor. A small example, also included in the ZIP file. #include … Read more
U can control the arduino by PC.
Using a
I built a Visual-Basic program that can control arduino pins. As You can see in the picture, you can choose with COM port to connect, Read more
Serial RC Channels In and Out, Six Channels, Two Pins.
Hi, I have been looking for a way to build a generic RC library that is small, fast and can work with the standard servo library, its own servo library or serial … Read more
The Arduino powered portal turret is an arduino project in which its eye lights up in sync to a tune that a speaker plays.It is fairly easy to build, and requires at least 1 hour of building time.
Using a
A day ago I made a tutorial of how to hack the thinkgeek portal turred flash light, by turning it into something more interesting. The portal turret us able to play … Read more
Gives your robot more personality
Using a
A simple method to build robot eyes as for instance robots like NAO or DARwIn have. The drawing is nearly self-explanatory: Read more
Did you ever copy & paste your source-code from your IDE or editor into an LMR article    and found out that all syntax highlighting and formatting is … Read more
In this video I show you how to read out multiple buttons using only one ADC pin. I hope this is helpful to all of you who have not enough I/O pins left or to those … Read more
Yaw Control Of A 40Km/h RC Car Using Arduino
Hi, As promised, I have taken some of the code I previously published at RCArduino from a 1 meter per second application to ten meters per second. All of the … Read more
Tunes a resistor to the value that "You" want
Which 10KΩ Resistor would you choose :- Well to tell the truth its the same one ..... just the one below has been Tweaked ! The Trick is to file the body of the … Read more
Enables you to upload code to an ATmega chip Arduino style without a FTDI board
When uploading code to a home brew Arduino clone, one of the magic tricks are to the the target chip to reset at the right moment. Usually the challenge is to … Read more
Use Pin5, despite the Picaxe documentation
The documentation for the AXE023 motor driver board for the PICAXE-08 states that, "pin5 cannot be used with the PICAXE-08 system as this is the serial input pin". Read more
One of my nephews said he had the idea of doing a painting with moving eyes that  would follow a person walking past.  He planned to put it at the bottom of a … Read more
easy connect
hi,      In an attempt to protect my panning servo from my three yr old stripping the servo gears, i ripped the magnets out of two old cd drive laser head and … Read more