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Hi everybody, this is my first entry here! First entry for my first robot, so let me proudly introduce you my junkbot :     I found the instructions on Make … Read more
face the light with it's evil grin
  Features Lenght: 75 mm  Width: 60 mm  Height: 54 mm  Weight: 44 g Free Forming Technique Read more
Okay, The first one was okay, but in six weeks, I have to go to the West Point military academy and compete in four more events, one being Sumo Bots. "We can … Read more
Want to see what's going on? Even with "history" and zoom? Make a simple cable, download a free program and..
Aparently there are some problems with the images in this one. Since the images are not THAT important for you to get the point, I take the liberty to just direct … Read more
it moves very fast, mostly in circles.
this is my first project. Its very simple, but i'm still trying to learn basic electronics. I figured though, that instead of just lurking on the site here, i'd … Read more
Navigate via Bumper switches
Using a
This is my first bot....as you can tell.  It is an on going learning experience for sure.  This is basically V1 as I intend to mount and wire everything in a … Read more
This PowerSmart head circuit was solarized, courtesy of Darrell Johnson, and dubbed the Solar Power Smart Head (SPSH). The SPSH circuit has been tweaked from time … Read more
it's the ultimate solar rover based on Picaxe 18X it soaks only 25 uA in idle mode it have a brain it's i/o modular through 2.5mm strips it's efficient it's small … Read more
I have been lurking here for a while, and I thought I might let everybody in on my bot in progress.  It is a differential drive robot with an ir distance sensor … Read more
This is a pet toy robot, not a pet robot like Aibo But children like it more than pets do    this is second prototype of my Pettoybot. First one was on $10 toy RC … Read more
this one is derived from Vibrating rings condoms ........... the ultimate source for pager motors :D Read more
Forward, Back, Turns left and right.
Using a
Hi guys, this isnt an autonomous robot but i thought i'd post it while i wait for the rest of my "start here" parts to arrive. Its not a very complicated robot, … Read more
Can move on any type of surface.
 []ALL TERRAIN ROBOT[] Hi  Well this is my first robot it was to build to participate in some of the All Terrain Robotics Competitions. This robot is the simplest … Read more
Not much... Yet
Using a
This is my first robot. i'm not really sure if it counts as a robot yet because i havent added any sensors so it can only do what its code tells it to. The main … 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 1/May/2015 I fell all you saw also the big interest this hat (shield) has for our robotic projects, so...  Thanks all for your interest on reviewing and … 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