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Plot Pictures on a whiteboard
This is a review of the Makeblock XY-Plotter v2.0.. I have got the chance to test the new plotter. Many thanks to Makeblock for the plotter kit and the support … Read more
How to use timer and interrupts on Arduino boards.
    Update 07/24/2013 04/24/2013 Example 3 has been updated to work with Arduino v1.x.Added ArduinoTimer101.zip examples source code for Arduino v1.x .    Read more
Tutorial about how to teach your BoB Biped to walk
Introduction This tutorial show a way to teach your BoB to walk and turn in an interactive process.  For using the Poser software you will need a real BoB biped. … Read more
Draws pictures on the floor
Introduction Makeblock is hosting a new Kickstarter project, the mDrawBot kit. I got the chance to test a pre production robot kit. Read more
Keep your spare prototyping board link wires under control
Use foam tape or M3 bolts to attach. I use 40 way male - male header cables stripped down. These fit better on 0.1" pitch than the round end type, can be used to … Read more
A Cinderella dress that shines following the wearer's movements
My mother is a dressmaker, and some months ago, she received a request to make a Cinderella dress for a little girl's school prom. However, due to the popularity of … Read more
This is a simple vehicle which will change the path/direction by sensing the clear path. If there are some obstruction, the vehicle will change the direction and … Read more
  Recently got a codebug board from the kickstarter. For those that don't know, codebug is a cheap (£10) board with a 5x5 LED array, 2 buttons and 4 GPIO, and … Read more
This project was initially inspired by Boston Dynamics Wildcat. I remember seeing it for the first time, initially laughing at its rigid start up routine, but … Read more
Hello Guys, I wanted to build a controller that I could use on a robot that I'm building, so I started my xbee teensy controller. I got inspired by a thread here on … Read more
Autonomous navigation, bips, play .mp3 files, speak, dialog thanks an android device, print on LCD. Now cam and WIFI aren't used
Cube is a versatile robot with a Raspberry Pi (model B) and an Arduino (Mega 2560) It's composed of : infrared sensors (3), ultrasonic sensors (3), microswitchs … Read more
A review of the mBot robot kit by Makeblock, including unboxing/first impressions. Further parts will review assembly, programming and use.
Unboxing Video: https://youtu.be/4EzYYkSubco   Thanks again to Franciscodr for giving me the opportunity to review another great product - This time, the mBot … Read more

Voting System - Technology

So with so many ideas being passed around it's not possible to keep record of it all, so we'll look into a voting system. People have given us many already but so far we can only tell them to hang on to them and wait for a system. So now's the time - question is how to implement it? We're very open to ideas. So some initial thoughts about a suggestion box with voting:

A Wifi-enabled, Python based microcontroller.
The WiPy homepage So this has been a long time coming! :-) As this is my first review any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Quite a while ago I was lucky … Read more
Drives very maneoverably, follows lines, tracks faces, wins PiWars 2015
UPDATE 15/09/2015: Read more

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Builds a probabilistic occupancy map from sonar sensors
Hi everyone,  this is my first robot project not only on LMR but at all. In November I decided to build the apparently classic Dagu Rover 5 with the awesome … Read more
Stops shorting out! ( will explore, line follow, etc )
Using a
Based on a ZipZap micro R/C car with a custom PCB and Pic16F88, this "Big Guy" is the start of my new, microbot. I've wanted to build a small robot for some time. … Read more
Tutorial about how to teach your BoB Biped to walk
Introduction This tutorial show a way to teach your BoB to walk and turn in an interactive process.  For using the Poser software you will need a real BoB biped. … Read more
i made my own packbot, after some test & modify i'll write a tutorial for this robot :-D Read more
Hi dear LMR members!   Could your robot measure the distance like a Google automated car? Well, maybe you can do something similar now. Today we have the chance to … Read more

arduino bootloader

hi every one 

kinda noob to this programing and stuff :) 

i have a small problem maybe some one could help me. Ive just bought 2 Deek robot mini boards ardunio clones but i dont have anything else to upload sketches into the borad other than arduino uno so i found tutoriel on google how to set it up.

taking out the atmel chip on the uno board 

and connecting

tx to tx mini

rx to rx mini 

reset to dtr mini 

gnd to gnd mini 

5v to vcc mini 

hello  my project is small quadcopter using 8 small coreless motors  without ESC  motors … Read more