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This is a robot I made for my son Shi Sen over the Christmas holidays. Some of the blocks are original K'nex blocks I brought with me from Australia. The other half … Read more
Hangs on the wall, smiles a lot.
  Cutting for Christmas!   Its fun to make presents for others with a CNC machine. I prefer the "folk art" approach over too much quality which makes things look … Read more
Obstacle avoidance using ultrasound sensor
Updated post with new parts, ideas, pictures, and questions Hello robotics community! This is my first post I have made here. Im fairy new to robotics and am … Read more
The Scamper chassis can move in any direction and each motor has a high resolution encoder so it should make an ideal painting robot. Think mobile dotmatrix … Read more
So most of us tend to use the arduino IDE for our projects much to bdk6's displeasure. Recently I've been playing with both the AVR and MSP430 bare metal rather … Read more
Update 20141220 >> HUD display added 8x8Matrrix    (many thanks to Duane Degn for his Propeller Spin code) Read more
On the bench video, just checking out the basic mechanics. … Read more
Classifies the color of a new object
The k-NN (k-nearest neighbors) algorithm is among the simplest of all machine learning algorithms. We will use this algorithm to classify the color of a new object. … Read more
LED matrix display, LED row of decorated Christmas trees
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all the Arduino Nano and 8x8 LED screen display text. The first part of the text is in English, the second part of the … Read more
The MeArm is a project I've been working on since February. It's an open source robot arm. I think this is the reason I've not shared on here before, this big white … Read more
Nightlight, Rotates Head, Blinks with Eyes, Children Fun
"What kind of party do you want to have my son ?" asked a mother her son. "A robot party!" answered the soon 7 year old boy.  A robot party without a real robot is … Read more
IR remote controlled, autonomous line follower, light seeker, sumobot, obstacle-avoider and obstacle-follower with PIC18F46K22
Hi all at LMR, I am a 11-year-old boy from the Czech Republic and this is my first robot.  It was made just for learning and testing of robotic sensors, motors and … Read more
holds an oled display
Does exactly what it is says on the tin". A simple bezel free stand took about three hours print and the only other part required is a m3 x 35mm bolt  " an m2 … Read more
Sorts lego into their singular piece types
UPDATE: I added a video of the 'finished product' that I presented in front of the class. It basically combines everything that I've talked about previously into … Read more

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DAGU CNC mill controller - first prototype

I've been developing a CNC controller for DAGU. The project originally started late 2012 but got shelved because of other projects. Now we've dusted it off and plan to finish it in the next 6 months. Unfortunately blog post don't support video so watch the video that explains the basics by clicking on the link.

Starting SuperDroidBot Blog

So much is happening so fast, I'm starting this blog to document what is going on with the bot, so I can look back on my thoughts from time to time and see how they developed.  Others are more than welcome to participate!  I'll start by throwing in a diagram and some fun video!

Overview

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
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, Braitenberg vehicle
Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to implement different … Read more
Last week I bought an Arduino Yun from my local Radio Shack. It was on clearence just as all the items there due to closing :( Read more
The new version of my transforming wheel robot is way easier to assemble, and all the files are up on thingiverse so you can build your own.  Read more