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I am back. My older work was posted under Prettybird, but that account stopped working. This one of my newer designs. It uses a back steering wheel instead of a … Read more

Mr Loboto

I was looking at Digi01's Turbot and thinking how cool it was to have a robot that could move and react to stimuli without any software. Some poking around showed me that the original Turbot was a creation of Mark Tilden, the inventor or BEAM robotics.

BEAM stands for Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, Mechanics. It is a style of robot making that takes it's inspiration from biology. Most BEAM robots are controlled with simple analog circuitry rather than a microcontroller.

Cutting the pieces, and putting them together

2 kilogrammes of various colours of plexiglassAfter waiting longer than expected (some issues during transit) I finally received my batch of plexiglass a few days ago. While waiting for it, I used my time to carefully design the body parts in a CAD program.


So this is my latest robot that I am working on. It consists of an arduino uno, 2 servos from the car and a Memsic 2125. I bought the memsic 2125 form radio shack. … Read more


In film it says the hexacopter left up nearly 6kg(13 pounds) in the air.

That's kinda powerful...

Self-balancing Bicycle

I am now thinking of building self-balancing bicycle.

WCRG 2011

The Western Canadian Robot Games just happened last month.  I wasn't able to go but sent my teams robots to run for the mini sumo competition.  We came out second again this year.  Hopefully I can actually attend in person next year.  I am working on some new robots and hope to have them up here soon.  The sumos are currently in Ottawa now for their regional competition.  Enjoy the video :)

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Update #2 10th June, 2011 Added another video showing the robot doing tight pirouettes on a small kitechen scale. Update 10th June, 2011 Added new pictures, which … Read more
  Well, it's about time for another Walter Update. Busy Busy. I won't (and can't) describe the many, many hardware changes --or to the point, the transition from … Read more
It all started here... http://letsmakerobots.com/node/26267 Once again, I set out on a quest to build yet another controller. I don't know what to call it really, … Read more
Robots of technical garbage! Assemble your robot from improvised stuff, broke TV sets, DVD, printers, and so. Fantasy sdes limitless. The robot can even just to blink, or move without thinking.

A forced change of plans

A couple of months ago I started talking here about building a hexapod. I had it all planned out, made drawings, chose materials, hardware, electronics, made myself a shopping list and was good to go.

If you are working with tiny electronics, and made a soldering error - this might help :)
Recently I had to suck up some tin, tiny-tiny.. And my sucker was way too large. I had a stroke, and came up with the thought of using a telescopic antenna :) (See … Read more
this is mine fifth turbot,there are nothing new under the sun.i built it for kill time and focus on art,i want to make a steampunk style. the sch file on … 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
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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