Let's Make Robots!
I have purchased, what I hope, will be a good base for my next robot. It is a Jazzy "Z" chair from Pride Mobility that I bought at auction for $27.50. This chair … Read more
  I give you the Nano Sumo bot, a collaborative project between myself and Gary. View Gary's post on Mechanics here I think this bot "is" many things. Smallest … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, maze solving, Braitenberg vehicle
PiBot-A at Raspi Jam »Pi and More«EN: PiBot-A will be present at German Raspberry Jam Pi and More on June 20 in Trier. DE: Ich werde PiBot-A auf der Pi and More … Read more
Well, it can grip stuff, and your robot can use it as hands!
**Watch the video!** To make this project you will need: Read more

Max713 NiCad/NiMH smart charger.

I made a battery charger with some free samples of the maxim max713 chip.

Maxim home page.

Chip details.


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The µBipedino robot is a tiny biped with 2 servos per leg. With a 2x2" custom made main board and another one for the head, this little robot can walk, turn, … Read more
autonomous navigation of unknown terrain
Using a
Hi LMR!   So I have made some significant progress in the Stag project and I thought it was time to post it.   Read more
Everything the Start Here Robot does
Using a
Yup, this little guy happened by accident. I found myself with a sharpie and some thick copper sheet from a jobsite. A late night and some pneumatic shears and I … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasonic (simple obstacle avoidance) and remote controlled.
     About this project      This project was created to go to a new home.      Ok, let me explain...      ... about one year ago I've met a guy through … Read more
Basic instructions on how to add one of the most commonly available fuel cells to your next project.
Fuel cells! Power source of the future! Ever thought it would be cool to have one of these things powering your next big project? Well now you can, because I'm … Read more
Shows you what kinds of things to consider when picking a battery for your robot
(JKA is working on something more fancy than this, an applet for download)   If you are using Picaxe, I am sure you know, use, and appreciate the function … Read more
I have built a couple of rudimentary 2-wheeled rovers before, nothing special, but I really fancied trying a hexapod.  So here it is/will be.  It will be an … Read more
Walks with a charming limp
I'm working on a simplified design of my quadruped. The new design should be easy to replicate (with a laser cutter or simple hand tools). Another aspect is that it … Read more