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follow the light
this is my 2nd robot, and 1 which looks like a robot lol  In this robot I have done nothing for the scheme, I took everything in a site that I can not find :(, I … Read more
Navigate with eventual R/C and infrared control
Using a
 Here is the new addition to my Omniwheel Growbot. I constructed a body using 2 peices of plexaglass and sandwitched the servos inside. I used a peice of weather … Read more
Makes your servo moves in a smooth way
                          I’ve been working on this for a while and finally I have the courage to post the results. Read more
My First Robot It's a simple modified RC buggy, designed to follow light. Picture (Before the Tragedy)   TRAGEDY! Read more
Price: $11.05 USD
I bought this great Power Supply Kit by Chaney Electronics from The Electronic Goldmine. It is rated for 0-12V. My kids managed to pull mine off the table and … Read more
I decided to build a pan/tilt mount using the DAGU parts I recently received. I did have a little trouble, but overall I'm pleased with the result.  You may notice … Read more
regulates my battery voltage, supplies 6V for motors and servos, 5V for logic
This walk through is heavily based on OddBot's walk through, "Once you've decided on batteries, how do you regulate the voltage?" I highly recommend that you read … Read more
I've started on my own version of the Herbie-stlye mousebot. They are so simple and fun, I couldn't resist. So far I have the basic circuit breadboarded and … Read more
Sometimes you want to be able to go at different speeds, usually to make serial connections. Here is a snap on / off way of setting it up
Update: Note that the newer Picaxe models can change a lot by commands like setfreq alone :)   This is only for dummies like myself using Picaxe 28Xx standard … Read more
Roam with Radio Control overide and audio feedback with TV cam
Using a
This is my first robot and first time using a microcontroller. Electronics is easy for me but programming is another can of worms. I would like to thank all the … Read more
Updated with a 2nd video! Code is now uptodate and can be found at: code.google.com/protobot. Read more
Navigate with IR and ultrasound and play sounds, looks adorable
Using a
So I was at the Disney store in the local mall, and I saw this R/C Wall-E toy, which actually looked big enough to stuff some electronics into, so I just had to do … Read more
Here's my version of the Start Here Robot.  It pretty much follows Fritz's directions, with some minor adaptations of the body based on the material I had on hand, … Read more
Price: $25 USD
The LCD UI Platform Module is a drop-in 8x2 LCD with a 5-way button (up - down - left - right - depress) and a second 'big red button'. It also has a bi-color LED … Read more

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Avoids Obstacles and Light..
Using a
Phil Is Made of very light weight aluminum, milled to a 8x9 body and a max height of 6 inches. I prefer to use servos as his means of movement for the main reason … Read more
navigates around with infrared and ultrasound
In 2002 I tried making a robot and improved it in 2003. The problem was, I was living in a tiny flat with only a pocket knife as a tool so what I created ended up … Read more
this is a page to help me make a lunar capibitly robot. Please tell me in comments or email me at : jayden.squire560@gmail.com on how to do the programing and … Read more
This is a copy of the "spidy" robot that was published on LMR last Noverber by myblack60impala. Components:   Sparkfun ProMini   2 DFRobot Spiders   … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more
Builds a probabilistic occupancy map from sonar sensors
Hi everyone,  this is my first robot project not only on LMR but at all. In November I decided to build the apparently classic Dagu Rover 5 with the awesome … Read more
Stops shorting out! ( will explore, line follow, etc )
Using a
Based on a ZipZap micro R/C car with a custom PCB and Pic16F88, this "Big Guy" is the start of my new, microbot. I've wanted to build a small robot for some time. … Read more