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I equipped my robot with gripper for moving the objests. Based on questions I will try to explain the construction and operation. This gripper is intended to hold … Read more
Robotic parts made with simple tools.
     Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my … Read more
     Hi roboticists! This is one of the new brackets that I've made for the Godo's re-build and as I liked the final result, I've decided to share with … Read more
plots graphs in real time with Arduino and Excel
One of the most important things in the robot design is the possibility to check and control the values feeded by the analogic sensors, i.e. accelerometers, gyros, … Read more
Howto interface QRD1114 line sensor
Hi, everyone! Few days ago one of our new members asked for help with QRD1114. I decided to answer in form of walkthrough, so others can benefit from it as … Read more
Allows me to program my Arduino via bluetooth, USB not needed any more
I finally figured out how to program my Arduino controlled "Start Here Robot" clone without leaving my chair using bluetooth. Unfortunately it still only works when … Read more
roams around on rough terrain and avoids objects
Using a
Not much to say, I am building another robot with a rocker-bogie suspension similar like the Mars rover Sojourner has. Read more
Drive around, avoid obstacles and beeps with R2D2 sound when facing an obstacle
Using a
UPDATE MARCH 18 2014: Well, it's been silent in that project since it was finished. Now, after EL2ISA2 broke down because of a leaking battery he was waiting to be … Read more
How to relate the IR-sensor output to measurements you can understand.
You have probably noticed that the "distance" returned by a "Sharp" IR sensor is not in specific units of measure. As the IR sensor approaches an object, (or vice … Read more
12/13/2012 Update: Code is now available for download at http://engineer-this.com/QuadrupedVer2.txt Its saved as a .txt file because I can't host a .ino. Just … Read more
He modified this ground unit with machine gun. Ok, first of all this is not my robot. It's from one of my buddy ShaoPing @Taiwan who doesn't speak English and shy … Read more
I have got the sonar sensor working and scanning and added this to the data sent to the pc.  I have also written a very basic obstacle avoidance program which … Read more