Let's Make Robots!
Shows you what kinds of things to consider when picking a battery for your robot
DAGU will now stock polymorph and can offer you 1Kg for $22 USD. Admittedly shipping cost will increase that price but if you are ordering several other parts from … Read more
Introduction SPURT stands for School Project Using Robot Technology, a concept introduced by the Rostock University, in Germany. You can find more about their … Read more
Update: Solarbotics has made this kit, were you will get all the vital parts needed for this project, at the best total price available out there :) Welcome, funky … Read more
This is Mr. Tidy, his job is to pick up bottles and glasses after a party and put them in a tidy pile.The third video shows him picking up his first can. Read more
navigate around a route with pre-programmed way points
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This is my third robot. It is built on an old R/C car. This robot can navigate around a route with pre-programmed way points using GPS. Read more
Interacts with its environment and human beings and learn from them
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This is M.I.A., a simple humanoid robot platform. M.I.A. Basic Specifications  Microcontroller: Arduino Mega Shield: Read more
It uses aggressive and angry behavior to push opponents or obstacles out of its ring
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Here is the Micro-Sumo bot that I designed and built. I finished my Mini-Sumo and started looking at the next smaller size. A robot 50mm square looked like … Read more
Flies scaring everybody that is too near...
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Aimed by fritsl last post :)   ... Atropos is a wifi operated quadrocopter system. It uses a Fonera 2201 with a custom compiled version of GNU/Linux … 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
Assists Boy Scouts with Camping Activities
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ScoutBot 1402 is a Robot Designed to take camping with Boy Scout Troop 1402. It is a rather large and heavy Robot, it stands about 5 feet tall, and weighs in at … Read more
autonomous navigation of unknown terrain
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Hi LMR!   So I have made some significant progress in the Stag project and I thought it was time to post it.   Read more

Universal recharge, navigation and mapping system

WARNING! this blog is just my thoughts on the subject and may be prone to rambling, monologs and contradictions.

I want to develop a universal navigation system for my robots. By universal I mean that the same code should work on almost any robot with only minor modification to allow for I/O pins used and number / type of sensors. This code is being written for the Arduino but I will document the code well enough that it can be easily adapted for other processors.

 

Theory Stage:

This is a small walkthrough with some tips on how to vacuum mould, in this example, a holder to a LiPo from a cell phone
Update; Version with motors here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23312 I would like to play around with old cell phone LiPo's. I figured it was a nice way to get … Read more
I've noticed alot of posts lately have been about faulty power supplies, mainly because they are utilizing a 9V battery in their circuit. 9V batteries are intended … Read more