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Carl, the guy hired to work on LMR is unfortunately in the hospital for a week or two. The result is that various development is stuck - we hope you will forgive us strange things here and there on the pages.

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Interfaces Arduino and Bluetooth 4.0 Module
UPDATE: 4/22/14 -- Tried to Correct formating :| UPDATE: 4/2/14 -- Corrected information and linked the new breakout board, v.9.9   Also, this fellow is working … Read more
You must only make it out of scraps and the point of  this is to get pepole to make robots out  of wierd and scrap stuff. the main point of this challnge is to … Read more
Trigonometry mostly, so that it can decide where to go next. Also avoids obstacles …
<p>I'm not sure if you allow Lego robots on this site, but here she is anyway.<p> <p>Since getting into Lego Mindstorms I've made and subsequently … Read more
Converts Rotational motion to Linear motion
Here is a custom 3D printed Linear actuator for activating a lever or push/pulling something or other. Read more
Obstacle avoidance mostly, with light and distance sensing
My initial intention to build robots came out of being a mostly bedridden invalid, as a sort of surrogate set of senses to travel around the house for me, but I got … Read more
An attempt at a gyroscopic robot. This is a work very much in progress. I first got the idea from the Gyroscopic Precession Robot by demej00, and ended up … Read more
Opensource platform for making creative robot
Using a
Nice to meet you. I'm a hobbyist from Japan. At first, I feel LMR is an awesome community ! There are a lot of unique and creative robots. All of your works are … Read more
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Shuffles forward via precession of the flywheel, sometimes picking its feet up.
Update 4/23/2014: Now radio controlled stepping, ESC on rotor motor makes for a high stepping robot.   This is a very crude implementation of John W Jameson's … Read more
Drives, Unfolds, Drives, Inches, Looks Cute
I'll go into more details on this project later. All that I need to do now is program (after finals). Read more
Pushes another robot out of a ring
My first Sumo robot! A somewhat last minute build so I could compete at the National Robotics Challenge as a College Freshman. I am too old to do the tactile maze … Read more
Build real-world embedded solutions get and learn how to use a +40 I/O (16 PWM's) microcontroller board for $12, lab-based course.
Using a
Do you want to learn real robotics from inside?  UPDATE 21-April-2014: Lab12 completed successfully! Read more
Robot-fish on Arduino Nano and servo SG-90. About making (on … Read more
I picked up the Solarbotics "JBB Walker Bundle" and started "Project 7: The Basic 2-Motor Walker" from the Junkbots book this weekend. Got as far as testing out the … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound or controlled by bluetooth
Using a
Inspired by this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbot-a-solar-arduino-powered-RC-motorize/ Autonomous walker, based on a model of the strandbeest. This … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
Using a
UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly no progress with the programming but I've got some nice pictures done...here only one of it :-) (scroll down to see the picture) UPDATE … Read more

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An attempt at a gyroscopic robot. This is a work very much in progress. I first got the idea from the Gyroscopic Precession Robot by demej00, and ended up … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound or controlled by bluetooth
Using a
Inspired by this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbot-a-solar-arduino-powered-RC-motorize/ Autonomous walker, based on a model of the strandbeest. This … Read more
LDO current regulator for power LED
Challenge You've got a power LED? Great! Build a flash light! Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
First robot I have ever built (as you can tell from the "Start Here" sensor/servo) Hudl tablet as screen / RGB camera, android running OpenCV, detects red, green … Read more