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Tries to turn by matching front wheel steering angle to rear wheel PWM differential steering.
Using a
This is a robot built mostly to explore how you can steer with a combination of differential rear steering and a single servo controlled front wheel. This is a … Read more
Navigation, object manipulation, other mobile manipulation research tasks.
Using a
Maxwell is my latest attempt at a lowcost, human-scale mobile manipulator using an ArbotiX and ROS. The design guidelines were pretty straight forward: it needed … Read more
a little robot that follows light and can be controlled by a remote  the robot uses a picaxe 18x and two ldr's, i did not use a motor driver in the robot but … Read more
Navigate around via IR
Using a
This is hummbot, a RC hummer converted into an autonomous robot. The robot is controlled by an Arduino controller and uses servo mounted IR sensors to detect … Read more
Navigate around via IR and bumper switches
Using a
This is my first robot: robby and RP6 robot. It is based on a ATMega32 controller which is programmed in C. It's an highly extensible platform build from high … Read more
Helps newbies to learn how to program
Let’s start with a basic understanding of what program actually is. Program is a set of instructions for microcontroller to follow. A particular program is … Read more

Electric braking

I'm working on an RC car and was thinking about the braking. The idea is: I'm driving at full speed and need to turn. Obviously, because my car is going to break the land speed limits ( ;) ), it cannot take the turn at full speed so I'll need to slow down. Now, just releasing the throttle won't be enough, so I'll have to brake extra somehow. I was thinking about giving slight reverse throttle, so that with PWM, I can handle the braking intensity. Now I don't know what this would mean current-wise.

PIR motion sensor and also other useful stuff like motor with gears, LED, switches, 3 AA batteries and connectors
Hi! A friend of mine reminded me of a cheap source of electronic components that can be used in robots. And the best thing is you can find it in every … Read more
walk around and avoid obsticles with 8 servos and a sharp IR (impress friends!)
Using a
this is the very begining of my quadruped it uses a picaxe 28x1 and will sponser up to two servos per leg (2dof) so far the black box is just the "control station" … Read more

Croc Pop-ons using Glow PolyMorph

Croc Pop-ons using Glow PolyMorph




Tip: To make flat and even PolyMorph

place it between two BBQ sticks and

roll it with a rolling-pin.

Mobile suit!?

This suit is fun but I guess you need to be train to wear it thou.......Pretty smart design!

RC car

Ok, so I'm working on a plan to bring my little brother's little Niko RC car (you know, these models that suddenly break down for no reason at all after three charges) back to life. The plan is:

  1. Yank out old electronics (fun job, done ^^)
  2. Test steering servo and current draw of drive motor
  3. Build new electronics

Step 2 will be done by tonight but I have a few hickups on step three.

Cross the gap between two tables
Using a
  As I promised, I open a new thread about my robot which compete on "Cross the Gap" challenge proposed by Winfieldrobotics, here on LMR.   The ideea was to build … Read more

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I'm working on improving the stride length of the original BoB logic (four servo walk). I decided to add two hip servos and I hope I can get away without adding … Read more
I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Simply using a hand from an opensource robot called Inmoov and controlling it through the use of a glove and XBees. The full size robot of the hand can be found at InMoov.fr
A 4 years after making my balancing bliepbot, i planned to make a Johnny-five-like robot. I still had some parts from bliepbot: nimh batteries, parallax … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
Using a
I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more

Arduino + ESP8266 Wifi Self balancing robot

Hi, I just found (and bought) a cool robot that uses the Arduino Leonardo+ ESP8266 Wifi module to communicate with a smartphone/tablet/Ipad: 
This is a robot I'm working on. Has a Zed depth camera for SLAM Also has Lidar Lite. RoboClaw motor controller and 2 nvidia Jetson boards. Also GPS and an IMU unit. … Read more