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The Cyberbolic Reflector improves the distance and sensitivity of acoustic sensors. How does it work? The Cyperbolic Reflector's unique cylindrical parabolic curve … Read more
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A recent problem was plaguing my home wireless network, and I was recently reminded about an important fact regarding Wireless networking.  Over the years, I've … Read more
[Update October 17, 2010] Preliminary videos added. [Update October 24, 2010] Robot Rally video added. Read more
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to drive multiple servos at once with the Propeller. Along the way, I'll also introduce you to using objects.  My other … Read more
This is an experiment to see what sort of robot can be made with a cheap picaxe08M. It is also the first time I've actually used my "reusable robot base" as a robot … Read more
Every now and then I want to test a circuit or a new sensor or even some new idea for code but I don't have a starter kit or anything. While shopping for some robot … Read more
navigare around via sharp ir sensor
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this is a silly thing, had to make my own version of a clasic robot...... using meccano (erector) pieces, Arduino S3V3 single sided board, a pair of servos and a … Read more
This is an additive rapid prototyping machine that can print lots of its own parts, it replicates!
   This is my build of a Reprap v2 3D Printer, called a Mendel.  Since 2005, the inventors of the Reprap have been leading a now worldwide movement to create a … Read more
Detects paranormal energy levels, spirits etc
Update: I got myself a new camera that can take exposures in up to 30 seconds at a time. So I took some new pictures this late night. I found lots of energy … Read more
I'm not sure if it is mandatory, but I just had to make one for the fun of it. :) Incidentally, the antennae are hairs from my 80lb dog. He was not best pleased at … Read more
I don't really like to talk a lot about what i make, but i can answer all your questions that you might ask in your comments :) here are the photos, self … Read more
Doing 2 things at once is pretty easy!  This video tutorial goes over simultaneous multitasking on the Propeller.  My other tutorials (including my written … Read more
Uses an analog input pin to capture a digital signal from a 3V sensor for use with a 5V microprocessor
I recently purchased a Parallax PIR Motion Detector from Radio Shack. These devices are only about $10 US, and do a nice job of general motion detection when your … Read more
A video tutorial for your first Propeller program
Here's a video tutorial for the venerable 'Blinky Light' program with the Propeller.  I originially did a written guide to spin (here), this video is meant as … Read more

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The insect bot is simple to make, and uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 29 July 2015: the call for reviewers is closed. Thank you all for your propositions to review the mBot kit. Makeblock is reviewing now your comments and will … Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more
     Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. The … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more