Let's Make Robots!
A mechanical replica of the human hand
Using a
Hello everyone, my name's Cobus (alias Xabel). This is my first post on this great site and also my first robotics project. For my final year Mechatronics … Read more

LMR Primer - Useful Links for New Members and Old Alike

"How do I build a robot?" 

"Which processor should I use?"

"Can you teach me to do that?"

These are the sort of questions we get again and again on LMR.  We're a helpful bunch of people, and we want you to have fun and learn too.  You are a very talented person.

The links I've collected below are ones that I feel may help you find what you are looking for. There are tons of other great material on LMR. Don't limit youself to the list below, but do check them out if you have questions in those areas.

Gets your robot up and running through a Python App
UPDATE : 7/14/2014 : 1) Controlling a robot via a Python GUI added 2) Video demonstrating GUI control added. Read more
UPDATE 07.27.11 I have written a maze solving simulator and embedded it online. It allows users to build a maze and have a virtual robot solve it using the left … Read more
Basic principles in PCB design
I thought this could come handy. EMI and power surge problems are common in digital circuit design. The following list is a compilation of suggestions I have … Read more
Finds the hidden racing track in every room.. and races it!
Using a
This is updated, reason is here   A video in better quality than YouTube & Google is here How to make Robot Wall Racers yourself, see here Read more
Holonomic move, remote controlled with a RC transmitter.
Using a
This is a hexapod robot based on OpenSCB, an open source servo controller. All code and schematics will be provided under an open source license. It's still a work … Read more
Modify your rc-servo into a computer controlled fully funtional servomotor with 12-bit absolute feedback (4096 positions - 0.08 degrees resolution)
Yes we like servo mods! Read more
Walk forword,back.left,right,balance one leg, up-down 1 or 2 leg,Turn right-left,camera
Using a
Upgrade 10/9/2001 Hello again I've made some additions to the Red-Dragon in order to make a humanoid robot. Read more
Navigate around while avoiding obstacles with ultrasound, infrared light and air pressure based bumper sensors.
Using a
Using the Wii Remote IR camera directly with an Arduino
Using a
The Wii Remote became a very intersting tool for hacking and other uses where it not has been mentioned for. After the first hacks appears in the internet a lot of … Read more
4 axis robot arm with a small gripper and teach function. (In fact: it is a 3 axis robot) This robot can follow. This robot can learn. And this robot can repeat … Read more
Navigates and tracks objects using Infrared
Mr. General is based on my original LMR robot Bot 08M which was my attempt at a "Start Here" robot using the picaxe 08M processor. This walkthrough will explain how … Read more
This guy is curious and will explore its surroundings. Equipped with GPS, compass, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, infrared distance sensors, sound, light, pressure, temperature, humidity.... it wants to explore.
This is my robot "Earth Explorer One". My inspiration are the Mars explorer robots and after many years of wanting to build one, I've finally started. Now I would … Read more