Let's Make Robots!
Self positioning buoy for scientific use
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Some of you might have read my post on Whirligig http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 and its predecessor SEA RENDERING http://letsmakerobots.com/node/21098, and … Read more
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
Locates fires and puts them out.
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SplatBot MKIII is my first attempt at a fire fighting robot. The "Wild Thumper" 6WD chassis is the production version of my original 6WD chassis and the new flame … 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
Meet Mr. Lobster. He's big, ugly and lazy - but he's also environmentally conscientious. Now in full-colour video! Wow! Read more
After Gareth's great walkthrough on making a servo operated polymorph finger I decided to make an entire hand. With the help of Gao, Claudia and my assistant Rose … Read more
A Robot that is remotely controlled over the internet!
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Introduction: I'm Mohammad Adib, I'm from the US, I'm 17, and this was my summer project. It's a vision I had in mind for a long time; To make a robot that I can … Read more
The IR compound eye consist of 4 simple analog sensors (up, down, left and right) that can be used to track movement of nearby objects (usually within 15cm … Read more
Listens and speaks, moves its hand and animated head
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Herr Mimik is a table robot which consists of a single 5DOF robot hand and an animated head. So far I've built the hand and parts of the head. The hand is also used … Read more
Navigate via IR rangefinder and tactile feelers, look nifty
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UPDATED: OCT. 31, '11: Checked complete box \o/ Added a couple of hidden vids of Hexy disturbing people at work. Read more
Let two, three or more picaxes talk to each other
Picaxe serial bus   This walkthrough shows you how to make multiple picaxe chips talk to each other using 1 line. This works for all picaxe models but I only used … Read more
I am going to tell you how to use the same cable you use to program your Arduino with to program a Picaxe. I am sure this could also be used the other way around … Read more
Yet another walking robot but starting from scratch.
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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
Lives on a table, reacts to light
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This is my first attiny project after getting an led to blink. I guess it's a little ambitious - I hadn't even cracked the datasheet when I started. For my plan I … Read more
Do whatever you want to add on.
For using this track with timing belt as same way as I did, the robot must be under 30 pounds (As light as possible). It will be very difficult to make turn because … Read more