Let's Make Robots!
Flashes when a set speed is measured
I our neighbourhood there is a place run by volunteers where kids can ride around on skelters, tricylces and bicycles. The city donated some traffic signs and … Read more
Monitors the weight of a pet, Logs data and provides visual feedback
So our (My girlfriends) cat has a hyperactive thyroid. The over abundance of thyroxin means she cant regulate her weight and without keeping it in check she will … Read more
Keep your spare prototyping board link wires under control
Use foam tape or M3 bolts to attach. I use 40 way male - male header cables stripped down. These fit better on 0.1" pitch than the round end type, can be used to … Read more
This is a simple Continuous Rotation Sonar Sensor, handy because it can sense in a complete 360 (excluding behind it, aka robot). I plan to mount two of these, one … Read more
Provides regulated power and battery backup for low power systems.
The powerboard is part of a gardening project I've been working on that uses low power systems and integrates with a solar panel and battery backup. The intent was … Read more
Interface between MATLAB and Arduino to calibrate servo
Interface between MATLAB and Arduino microcontroller to calibrate servo. The Seeeduino Mega 1280 is used in this case. Problem:Servo does not center accurately and … Read more
Engine start button with fingerprint and remote webasto control
Engine start button with fingerprint and remote webasto control with original key from factory. Board based on the ATmega328, it controls engine start function, … Read more
Measuring temperatures for a temperature profile
As usual this is a project for my brother, but this time it was actually me that came up with the idea. My plan was to have an array of temperature sensors hanging … Read more
Update: 7 October 2015   Thank all of you for your interest and ideas! After the waiting here are the winners for this review: wilsorobggallant Congratulations! … Read more
Provides a compact way to add LEDs and sound to a small robot.
SoundnFury is a small electronics module with a piezo speaker and four red-green LEDs installed on a round Radio Shack circuit board. SoundnFury provides a compact … Read more
How I used an Arduino to display scrolling text on a LED matrix
The build is as simple as it gets. I just used 8 red and 5 blue connectors to connect the arduino pins to the positive and negative pins of the matrix. I didn't … Read more
Once a CD Drive, now a scanner
I created this scanner after working with it, either directly or indirectly (I mean I had to learn how to use Stepper motors, program in the Processing software, … Read more
Changes its emotional states based on its environment
I call the virtual robot Emo. I modeled the face after my daughter Mia. It changes its emotional states based on its environment. There are two slide bars on the … Read more
The trigger senses light changes inside the birdbox and activates the camera
This is another of my camera projects, a light sensing trigger for my bird box. The system uses an LDR to sense changes of light inside the bird box. That occurs … Read more