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We developed an alternative method for making PCB vias through-hole using a robot. There are several commercial products for making DIY PCB vias. Some based on … Read more
I am building a Star Wars BB-8 Droid. The Sphereo version uses wheels to roll within the shell, but I have chosen a different method of control. The robot has a … Read more
This is my hexapod robot. I call it the MicroHexTT. I dont have much space so i wanted to build a bot around the same size as an msrubug. The bot in whole is a … Read more
Price: $5.3 USD
Polycon 60C is the equivalent to polymorph available in South Africa only. For all other areas I Recomend Polymorph from Dagu. R40.00 per 100 ml 5kg bags are … Read more
Navigates using IR and/or touch sensors and avoids obstacles.
Using a
I recently won a Parallax Boe-Bot robot kit at the Robotics Society of Southern California (RSSC) for coming in 1st place in the Line-Following competition. I had … Read more
      Last days I saw a review of the Official Arduino Robot and I remembered about a project I made some time ago with this robot. The project was dismantled … Read more
Project : Robot asistance First testrun :https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=A168EBA8DE0E6E3F!3701&authkey=!AMQKQtwmOsm650I&ithint=video%2CAVI Why : … Read more
Old HP DeskJet PhotoSmart 1215 printer converted to a can mixer or a wrist watch winder with a control unit based on PIC18F26K22 with alphanumeric LCD display, L293E bidirectional motor driver, rotation counter, current measurement.
A few months ago, I made a simple watch-winder for au Read more
4 axis robot arm with a small gripper and teach function. (In fact: it is a 3 axis robot) This robot can follow. This robot can learn. And this robot can repeat … Read more
Who doesn't want to add lasers to their robot?
When RobotShop posted the call for reviewers of the PulseLight LIDAR-Lite V2 I knew that I needed to throw my hat in the ring. Looking over the specs found here … Read more
A Wifi-enabled, Python based microcontroller.
The WiPy homepage So this has been a long time coming! :-) As this is my first review any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Quite a while ago I was lucky … Read more
Control up to 4 DC motors 7-25 VDC with extra capabilities
Hi!Today I´m writing on my test on this versatile motor driver from Cytron Technologies. You have its full specifications here. Read more
Walking around via remote control or autonomous
Hello In this post I want to talk about Hexbug Spider programming, electric/electronic components and various findings related to this robot. 1. Motors - geared … Read more
This robot try to follow the sun. The tracks come from a old RC toy, the power is provide by a dual H bridge (L298)  Read more

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                MDi #3 means Mech-Dickel interactive number 3. Well, it's not going to be something so interactive like Jarvis, but I hope I'll have much … Read more
I'm working on improving the stride length of the original BoB logic (four servo walk). I decided to add two hip servos and I hope I can get away without adding … Read more
I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Simply using a hand from an opensource robot called Inmoov and controlling it through the use of a glove and XBees. The full size robot of the hand can be found at InMoov.fr
4 years after making my balancing bliepbot, i planned to make a Johnny-five-like robot. I still had some parts from bliepbot: nimh batteries, parallax motor-wheel … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
Using a
I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more