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I've built several fire-fighting robots, and several walkers, but this is my first walking fire-fighting robot. Issy will compete in the Canadian National Robot … Read more
UPDATE 24.April 2011: New video! :) I implemented automatic resetting of the legs positions before changing from forward/backward walking to left/right walking. … Read more
I might be breaking some LMR rules, but this robot was built on my spare time while funded by the University of Oslo  and my employer APPLY Sørco, covering the … Read more
Howto interface QRD1114 line sensor
Hi, everyone! Few days ago one of our new members asked for help with QRD1114. I decided to answer in form of walkthrough, so others can benefit from it as … Read more
Teaches the basics of PID-based line following, wins you a couple of line following competitions!
UPDATE : (07/10/2014) Added a PDF version of this tutorial and a sample video of a PID based Line Follower. UPDATE : ( 01/16/2014 ) A few updates on making things … Read more
roams around on rough terrain and avoids objects
Using a
Not much to say, I am building another robot with a rocker-bogie suspension similar like the Mars rover Sojourner has. Read more
Update 09-06-2013 I'm considering this project finished.Well maybe I reprogram it one day :p Made a new video showing Bajdupod 996R doing some fitness outside in … Read more
Every now and then I want to test a circuit or a new sensor or even some new idea for code but I don't have a starter kit or anything. While shopping for some robot … Read more
Allows me to program my Arduino via bluetooth, USB not needed any more
I finally figured out how to program my Arduino controlled "Start Here Robot" clone without leaving my chair using bluetooth. Unfortunately it still only works when … Read more
Drive around, avoid obstacles and beeps with R2D2 sound when facing an obstacle
Using a
UPDATE MARCH 18 2014: Well, it's been silent in that project since it was finished. Now, after EL2ISA2 broke down because of a leaking battery he was waiting to be … Read more
How to relate the IR-sensor output to measurements you can understand.
You have probably noticed that the "distance" returned by a "Sharp" IR sensor is not in specific units of measure. As the IR sensor approaches an object, (or vice … Read more
12/13/2012 Update: Code is now available for download at http://engineer-this.com/QuadrupedVer2.txt Its saved as a .txt file because I can't host a .ino. Just … Read more