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Hi everyone, Oddbot recommended to post an entry here after I sent him one the videos accompanying this post. Our group at TU Darmstadt … Read more
Navigates with a PING))) currently. Used for experimenting with Propeller on a robotic platform
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The PREP - Bot is my first robot using a Propeller Microcontroller, and my first robot post on LMR. P.R.E.P. stands for Propeller Robotic Experiment Platform. … Read more
In preparation for the School Education Expo in September 2011 (www.edexpo.com) in Sydney/Australia we at RoboteShop (www.roboteshop.com) wanted a robot that would … Read more
This spring I’m trying to build a ROV for me and the kids to play with in the summer. I’m trying to make it as small as possible so it’s easy to carry and … Read more
salvaged from CDRom players, it seems to be a sort of 2 way potentiometer. the blue pin can move either way, and has a spring that returns it to center. measuring … Read more
Most of you probably do this all the time, but it might be a helpful tip to any newcomer. One way to reduce noise in robots is to always twist power cables. It … Read more
This is my attempt to build a very small and light but offroad vehicle. The accelerometer acts as a tilt sensor. A bandwidth of 1Hz has been set with according … Read more
myrobotlab, open source, Java, service based framework, robotics and creative machine control

ezLCDuino Backpack

I am just going to make it clear that the boards are not currently going to come preprogrammed with some kind of serial LCD backpack code or other code. It will be up to you to program it how you please, but all the capabilities are there. I will be posting example code though and hopefully some tutorials to get started.

pull a small trailer or a car, climb hills, be unstopable and unbreakable
Hi, after building my 20Kg tracked robot, I would like to build the same kind of thing, but tougher. I would like to find tracks from a snowblower(I can't find a … Read more

nanoDuino, sumo and soccer bots

Hi Everyone,

I'm starting with some new projects.

The first one is nanoDuino, an ultrasmall arduino, based on patrickmaccabe's one. This one has all the input and output's pins broken out and the sockets for FTDI and ICSP cables. It is 18,5x20,5 mm:

avoids obstacles using a sharp ir sensor
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After reading on LMR for a while and drawing inspiration and reading about loads of tips and tricks i thought i should share my first creation. It is not finished … Read more
Navigate around and separated 3 kind of recycled material.
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his project is a graduation conclusion project, consist robot that navegate around and identify objects ( the objects can be bottle glass, aluminum and plastic ) … Read more

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Just continuing with my robot concept. The new robot has roughly the same form factor as my first KITtyBot but 3D printed parts instead of acrylic sheets and balsa … Read more
It Juggles a Ping Pong Ball with a Racket
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This entry is about the quest to get a machine to juggle a ping pong ball.  I started thinking about a ping pong ball juggler 2 years ago. And it was around that … Read more
Been working on a building a quad walker probably for a year now. What started of a coding project has now ended up with me learning how to 3d model and building a … Read more

Stuck with Phoenix hexapod

I'm building a phoenix hexapod with MG996R servos, Arduino and Lynxmotion SSC-32U controller. (At one point I tried using another 32-channel controller, but decided to go with one that's officially suppored by Phoenix code.)

Walks around, lifts lid, blinks; currently random behavior.
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Tiny Tin is a cute little bot in an Altoid tin. I built him just before World Maker Faire New York in 2014, but never documented him or posted much about it. Tiny … Read more
More Photos: https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B04G4TcsmNNRVh Using: Read more