Let's Make Robots!
Maybe I should have given this a sub-title, "How to Save 40–50 Quid (give or take) by making your own."
[ This page is now complete.]   The old heating section worked well, so I've duplicated that. I start with a 3/4" (that's ~19mm for you metric users out there.) … Read more
Geir's RGB night light was such an inspiration I just had to make my own.  Instead of Picaxes I decided to use ATTiny 2313. At first I tried to program it with C … Read more
Here is my custom controller version 2. I made it so I can have some input to my robots and get information back. It is a simple design. It has a LCD, Xbee, custom … Read more
Cuts parts in wood, plastic, aluminium
                        I always wanted to be able to do my own parts. So I tought it what time for me to do my own 3 axis CNC :) I wanted to share in … Read more
Observes the sky with a video camera, transmits a ring tone to all walkie-talkies in a range of 2km, beeps to find it again
****Update 2011/8/18**** Video from a successful flight is up. The HD BoosterVision camera is awesome. Telemetry worked perfect. Recovery took me and my father in … Read more
Six months ago I bought my first Arduino.  Bought it at the Shack.  I'd never worked with electronics, but I had to replace a momentary switch on my computer and … Read more
I had some RGB LEDs lying around and decided to make a night light for my kids. Read more
Yesterday I mounted a Sharp GP2D12 on a servo and I thought of mapping the area in front of the sensor (at least at a certain height) to use them with a bot and I … Read more
General use, very useful for bench testing, power battery chargers and testing of prototype robots.
This project involves adaptation an ATX power supply for computer, often found in junk or very cheap cost, but offering an excellent power supply with standard … Read more
Complete micro-robot controller with ATtiny 85
                            Awhile back Sparkfun posted a new product, their MiniMoto breakout board.  It breaks out the DRV8830 IC, which is a … Read more
Hi again! She is back up, almost useful now. Now with video ... =>                   And the result of the video:                       (yes … Read more
An ATmega328 and L293D based variable speed and direction motor controller
NTRODUCTIONThe GOduino II is a self-contained Read more
Goes 20.2 mph, reduces life expectancy
Most of the electric skateboards for sale today are big, heavy, and ugly.  The company promising to change that, Boosted Boards, is charging nearly two grand for a … Read more
his head is an LED and turns on only when there is no light !
Not only does he look human , he is also a functioning circuit ! his head is an LED and turns on only when there is no light ! he has got a mind of his Own ! :) … Read more