Let's Make Robots!
Introducing Penny. She's beginning her existence as a Start Here style robot. However, she's based on an Arduino Mega. Video 1: Early testing of the servo and Sharp … Read more
Robot that can be controlled via bluetooth
Using a
So I build my first wheeled robot. For now it has no special functions or sensors, but I'm planning to add those features later. Robot can be controlled with PC, … Read more
Controls servos by Angle Accurately
I have always seen things differently with my electronics and programming background. Servo Math came from me seeing servos as having three parts. The angles … Read more
Ladies and Gents, may I introduce, "Walter II" (Walter II is this year's "big project" going with me to Maker Faire NYC 2013) In the style of the orginal Walter, I … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more
Still in the making. Powered by (6)xHigh toque (50kg/cm @ 55RPM) 140rpm motors turning 1/8 Scale R/C Truck tyres via a Pololu Motor Driver. Read more
I've tried some photoshop to my primary image, as an experiment. Just made a picture of the progress..  I had the strange feeling being watched.. weird..   From … Read more
Expands PWM outputs for servo control
     Those who intend to build a more complex project (in this case I mean with more DOFs, like a hexapod, biped humanoid and others) may find dificulties if … Read more
Yet another walking robot but starting from scratch.
Using a
Update August 16, 2011 The PCB boards arrived a day earlier than expected (ordered on a Friday, arrived the following Friday). Eleven brain boards and 66 leg … Read more
Add 10-bit incremental / absolute encoder feedback to your hobby servo.
Modified continuous-rotation servos are used extensively by roboticists due to their small form-factor, enclosed motor-gearbox, ease of mounting and … Read more
This is "Stomper", a 3-servo walking robot I built a few years ago from plans in Karl Williams "Insectronics" book. I've resurrected him from my robot junk pile to … Read more
Finished today, after weeks and weeks of planning and construction, a new pair of hands for my Robonova, inspired by the Mellissa hands. The time taken is a best … Read more