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Most Collected: Tip/walkthrough

Organizes those resistors! And caps, and diodes...
Keep your resistors in business card holders! Make a big book O resistors!   I also organized my electrolytic caps   Read more
Want to see what's going on? Even with "history" and zoom? Make a simple cable, download a free program and..
Aparently there are some problems with the images in this one. Since the images are not THAT important for you to get the point, I take the liberty to just direct … Read more
this is my home made omniwheel , it`s very very easy and cheap to make one ,and i`ll show you the parts and the steps to make it … Read more
Play with connectors and make your ideas come together
Everything like printers and stuff have connectors in them that I will show you how to make them your own. I am only going to show you common stuff like servo … Read more
Most of you probably do this all the time, but it might be a helpful tip to any newcomer. One way to reduce noise in robots is to always twist power cables. It … Read more
Interface an lcd tft screen with arduino
Some of you may have purchased this LCD Screen or thinking of getting one. Its a great screen for displaying images and graphics. I purchased mine for displaying … Read more
How to program a trusty PICAXE while running Ubuntu (or most Linux distributions)
Well, a small comment in the shoutbox caused several of my LMR buddies to download Ubuntu. Good choice, I like it! Here's a walkthrough to programming a PICAXE in … Read more
6 leged base platform, that walks around
Intro This is a 6 legged platform, that moves by walking around. You will need an RC servo controler to move the legs. Material list Plywood - The size of 2 … Read more
Controls a few LEDs using an Arduino and Speech Recognition
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In this post I am going to show how to use an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server to control a few LEDs with voice commands. I will be using the Arduino Micro in … Read more
Control a Servo with a Ping Sensor in about 5 minutes
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When I did the Web Clicker, I picked up a copy of ViewPort for debugging and it was a lifesaver.  ViewPort was designed by Hanno Sander.  He also developed an … Read more
Provides encoder measurements to a geared motor
Recently I hacked some servos for fun. While I had the servos open and had removed all the electronics, it occurred to me that there was a lot of space in there … Read more
Update 26/04/2009 I have added a video to show the picaxe modifying the servo signal based on the output from a Maxbotix EZ0 (EZ1 version here at LMR). The … Read more
***This post started as a poke at rik and his lack of ability to cut brass tube. As it seems people have gotten something from it. Here is a nice, nifty and proper … Read more
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use the Parallax Serial Terminal for debugging with the Propeller.  This builds on my other tutorials which you can find … Read more