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Explores via Ultrasound, Plays Zelda's Lullaby ( kinda ) when stuck
Using a
Hello LMRtians!  I finally got my bootloader code working.  I got my package in the mail from Sparkfun this morning.  I added a ball caster to the rear for … Read more
MoMo is my current mobile software experiment platform.  Created out of a previous project (Mobile Laser Platform).  The purpose of MoMo is to continue to test … Read more
this is my first little robot that imma give to my girlfriend, for her cats to go after.... my problem is its not moving fast enough any ideas ? any help would be … Read more
I have some robots and robot parts looking for a good home. I want to give as many as possible a chance to win but I want entertaining video for everyone. There is … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, barks when someone knocks on the door.
Using a
I have had this board in my hands for over a month and I have to say that this review may be a bit complicated. I feel that I not only need to review this board … Read more
It wanders around, avoid obstables and dosent' fell from edges
Using a
Hi all, Here is my first robot using a micro-controller ! I started with the Start Here guide and it evolves a bit. I rewrote the code, it might not be as good as … Read more
Go backward and change direction when hitting an obstacle
Hi all, An other robot built a few months. This one detects collisions, go backward and change direction. Once again, no micro-controller inside... but it's the … Read more
Hi all ! That was my first robot, a few months ago. I wanted to start from scratch, so no micro-controller here ! It is a simple photophile robot, but it was a way … Read more
Signals when mail is delivered
Last winter my father asked me if I could make a mailbox sensor for him. That winter was long and cold with lots of snow and he found it frustrating to make his way … Read more
Simple object/light avoidance, and line follower.
Using a
  UPDATE 19/11/2010 As promised, I've added a short video of some of the functions I can use RDP-01 for. I know they're not brilliant, but at least I am beginning … Read more
Who can make the best object avoidance, using the simplest code? In order to qualify, your robot must be able to reverse out of difficult corners, just zig-zagging … Read more
The first arduino robot I made. It's simple, he runs around and detects obstacles and walls, changing the side that he runs. I spent around 60 hours to build this, … Read more

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Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
UPDATE Aug 3, 2015: I finally uploaded a video showing some basic laser navigation test. Objects lower than the laser and mirrors obviously can't be recognized. … Read more
Hello All, it's been awhile since i've posted and with good reason. I have been busy with the launch of the XLR-ONE V2 robot and it has been a success. The robot … Read more
The insect bot is simple to make, and uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 3 August 2015: makeblock has decided the five lucky members who will review the robots. Here is the list:   Dickel craighissett Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more