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Interpretes Logo commands coded by black and white boxes on paper strip. Draws accordingly :D
Using a
Hi, everybody! I'm back with my new robot - LogoTurtleBot. Read more
Navigates via 3 Sharp IR detectors
Using a
This robot uses Mark Tildens H-Bridge design for motor drivers. The brains of the robot is a HEX inverter that until the Sharp IR detects an object the motors go … Read more
lets you transmit IR at a range of up to 200m
It is actually very simple you know...it' all based on two primary things: - LED won't be on at all times, so maybe we can get a little over that max current … Read more
The fascination nowadays is that I could put in “cost ” 30€ or 30.000€. Read more
Will hopefully reach an altitude of 35km
This is one of our projects for the Google Lunar X Prize. We will launch a 2 m diameter hydrogen weather balloon coming Saturday nearby Nanjing, China. The payload … Read more
I decided I wanted to work with the Arduino processor, so this is my attempt to recreate the "start here" robot with an Arduino brain. I also intend this 'bot to … Read more
Navigate around, beep, talk, and look cute
Using a
New, Update2: Added a voice and sound module to make Henry talk. This is my second robot so I wanted to build one with a track drive.  I got some nice tracks from … Read more
Holomonic Movement Kiwi Steering 2DOF
Using a
Hi to all, this is an Arduino based three omni wheels rover with 2DOF. The 2DOF is accomplished by three omni wheels on a continuous rotation servo (modified) each … Read more
converts analog output to digital one
Hi...   Back again with some info... So I want to hit it in the middle...   Everyone who bulit a line follower sometimes get annoyed by the thing that his sensor … Read more
NIOS by David HASLE I wanted a robot tank. I build this robot as a tank. It is equipped with 4 servos modified The actuators are fixed by cages at … Read more
Remote controls an Arduino/ PICAXE board connected to a computer by another computer using a wirelles network
I've tried to do this a while ago and I've had some problems finding documentation about this, so here is a quick and simple tutorial. First of all you'll have to … Read more
BJ is based on the Parallax Stingray robot. I ordered the chassis before I went on vacation. Since I just got back, I hope to build it this weekend. I am planning … Read more

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Autonomy, vision, sonar, PID control
This bot, has been a kinda "I'm bored" project. It has taken several iterations over the last few years. Mostly made from scraps and donated material, there is … Read more
An easy to build, Arduino powered, walking robot, with manual IR remote control, with automatic mode that uses ultrasound to avoid obsticles
The parts list Some tie-wraps (for the cabling) Foam tape An Arduino - I used a VISduino An Arduino sensor shield Battery box + batteries - I used 4xAAA in the … Read more
my first freeform micro core.it is a beam bot.i refer chu's body design.     i am going to add mcu based ir senser,maybe rc system futher. the video show some … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, maze solving, Braitenberg vehicle
UPDATE: Bugfix PHP script Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
So I have had this little guy for quite some time now and have reached the point where I need to pull his guts out and use them in another project. However before … Read more
Open-source 16 PWMs, 8 ADCs and dual-voltage communications to sit on your Raspberry Pi to drive your robot, 3D printer etc
UPDATE 4/May/2015 Added: comparison between Raspberry Pi + Hatalógico vs BeagleBone Black: related to PWMs and Analogue I/OPinout detailedUPDATE 1/May/2015 I fell … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more

Tha $0.99 shipped list

This is a list of cheap, $0.99 shipped parts when you find something share it! If its just a screaming good deal under $5.00 please post as well, the idea is build your inventory $5.00 a week or a pop at least.

Mogul: lcd driver

http://tinyurl.com/nq4so7m

jinx 4 aa battery holder

http://tinyurl.com/kb4eabw

oss BC547 transistors

http://tinyurl.com/nre2woc

jinx 100K resistors, shipping is $2.00 varies for basket

http://tinyurl.com/kpfqj2r