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I just love the protoboards from http://stores.ebay.com/measureexplorer and have used a lot of them. Even the small 1" are great for a small voltage regulator or … Read more
PartyBot is a modular robot which was designed for the main purpose of being an educative platform to be shown at Campus Parties. This robot was created for the … Read more
The Crystal Ball of Horror was my entry into the http://www.tinyclr.com/ Halloween contest. UPDATE: 11/11-2010 I got second place in the … Read more
Robie has a mode autonomous and can avoid obstacles and falls, a mode manual wich we can controled him everywhere in the world, a mode guard: if there is a intrusion in my home Robie send me a video mail, it can play mp3 music
Using a
Hi everybody! First of all, I want to thank all of you guys who's robot projects and blog entries make this site such an amazing place! You all ignited my passion … Read more
A vibrating robot I made for my little brother's 10th birthday. It has 2 batteries, a led and a vibrating motor from cellphone, all on a 20pin IC stand. The 2 … Read more
That is the most useless but the most incredible of my robots. It is constructed simply with a booster and a PICAXE 08M is all. Read more
Wanders around, avoids walls via ultrasound, will clean the floor
Using a
Hey there, this is my wanderer robot based on TI Launchpad, it builds on a tip about reading distances that come encoded in pulse width that i posted earlier. The … Read more
Turns when exposed to any light. It can turn left or right
This is my robot Robo. I built him a while back for my daughter to enter in a recent robot gathering in town. He really moves in an interesting fashion. I had that … Read more
Avoid Obstacles, Search for charging station when battery is low.
Using a
This robot normally goes around avoiding obstacles and (sometimes) edges until its batter drops low. Then the robot goes towards a 38khz pulse instead of away from … Read more
Act as a mobile chassis platform for the NINA robot.
Using a
NINA's new robotic chassis. The first one was rediculously heavy! This one is still very sturdy and strong and I can lift it with one arm! All aluminum material … Read more
nothing yet, soon it might walk
Using a
A.P.O.S.T.O.L. is short for Armoured Prototype Of Systematic Takeover Of Land. It doesn't make much sense, but when me and my robotics group were thinking of a name … Read more
Navigate around via sharp IR
Using a
I got the parts yesterday and i done building it already :) Read more
  This is a review of the BahBots 1284p controller board designed by: Glen Aidukas and Eddy Wright glena Unboxing: Read more
This is a small walkthrough with some tips on how to vacuum mould, in this example, a holder to a LiPo from a cell phone
Update; Version with motors here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23312 I would like to play around with old cell phone LiPo's. I figured it was a nice way to get … Read more

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This is my first attempt at creating a robot, inspired by Fritz's start here robot! I don't have a name for it yet :( I stumbled upon this sight, & got quite … Read more
I found this nifty resource which outlines how to change the splash screen on a full graphic LCD. He goes into pretty good detail about how to go about it but … Read more
A review of the mBot robot kit by Makeblock, including unboxing/first impressions. Further parts will review assembly, programming and use.
Thanks again to Franciscodr for giving me the opportunity to review another great product - This time, the mBot robot kit by Makeblock! I was going to wait until I … Read more
i want to build a maze walking robot(no wheel) with the minimum number of drivers. this thing refer the standard 2motors BEAM walker,but the  core is a arduino … Read more

Remote Weather Station

This is a work in progress weather station with wireless transmitting, it is made using cheap components, so here is a list of components all purchased off of ebay ecept for my trusty genuine arduino dumelnove, which will be replaced with a $4 uno clone off ebay in the final project. Still need to build enclosures for both the indoor and outdoor units. It is based on this instructable.

http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/?ALLSTEPS

Transmitter

Obstacle avoidance, distance measurement
This robot is not finished yet, So far it only has obstacle avoidance program. It's built from metal. It also uses Arduino Uno to control everything. Now I'm … Read more
It's just a small robot. It uses 1 AA battery and 2 motors. I attached the wheels with hot glue. Here you have videos: Read more
Robotic parts made with simple tools.
     Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my … Read more