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A doorbell for unwanted guests (aka Useless Machine) with PIC12F1840, a mechanical finger moved by a geared DC motor, a L293D driver, a limit switch and a … Read more
Hacked hexapod toy that can move autonomously with a phone as its brain
2015-02-22: Another update! The Arduino code is done. The command set for Hackneyed has now been expanded to support the 4 ultrasonic sensors and the head encoder. … Read more
Here is the new XLR-6 Mech Warfare Ready Hexapod. 12 servo leg system with a center under mounted servo for the custom 3d print swivel base. HD wireless cam, HIgh … Read more
This guy is curious and will explore its surroundings. Equipped with GPS, compass, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, infrared distance sensors, sound, light, pressure, temperature, humidity.... it wants to explore.
This is my robot "Earth Explorer One". My inspiration are the Mars explorer robots and after many years of wanting to build one, I've finally started. Now I would … Read more
The XLR-ONE Robot is a sleek and stylish 30" EZ-Robot powered robotic platform reminiscent of the robots we grew up watching in the movies. The XLR-ONE has a … 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
Hi there, this is Nano Patriot; an Arduino controlled turret, ultrasonic sensor and a shooting device I built a while ago. At first I wasn’t planning on doing a … Read more
Use A4988 stepper driver to drive two DC motors instead. Make use of currentlimit to control speed.
EDIT: Some speed control, new code example and video added 21.2.2014 See below " SOME IDEAS" section for more information.     I ordered some well known pololu … Read more
Interface an lcd tft screen with arduino
Some of you may have purchased this LCD Screen or thinking of getting one. Its a great screen for displaying images and graphics. I purchased mine for displaying … Read more
Uses sensors to follow a line path
This Instructable shows the step by step instructions for building a cool little line following robot using the ActoBitty from Actobotics and an Arduino. Read more
Captures sunlight and then powers a clock hand that never reaches the next hour.
I decided to make another desk ornament since the Annoy-o-tron 2000 was such a big hit. (it actually got stolen by my friend's boss... that's good. He is british … Read more
A very capable Robot, that can be remote controlled or rely on numerous sensors to be autonomous.
Using a
Autonomous Security Rover              by Arthur Gabanyi http://modern-robotics.com/ Read more
Well this seems to be an opportunity to good to be missed! A friend of mine was throwing out (THROWING OUT!!) the aforementioned CNC router. Well he wasnt, his … Read more
The robot is controlled Bluetooth.al wrote a phone application. Read more
Hello Robot Community, I have been working with RC for over thirty years and have been involved in unmanned aerial and ground systems since around 2006. They have … Read more

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DAGU CNC mill controller - first prototype

I've been developing a CNC controller for DAGU. The project originally started late 2012 but got shelved because of other projects. Now we've dusted it off and plan to finish it in the next 6 months. Unfortunately blog post don't support video so watch the video that explains the basics by clicking on the link.

Starting SuperDroidBot Blog

So much is happening so fast, I'm starting this blog to document what is going on with the bot, so I can look back on my thoughts from time to time and see how they developed.  Others are more than welcome to participate!  I'll start by throwing in a diagram and some fun video!

Overview

Builds a probabilistic occupancy map from sonar sensors
Hi everyone,  this is my first robot project not only on LMR but at all. In November I decided to build the apparently classic Dagu Rover 5 with the awesome … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, Braitenberg vehicle
Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to implement different … Read more
Last week I bought an Arduino Yun from my local Radio Shack. It was on clearence just as all the items there due to closing :( Read more
The new version of my transforming wheel robot is way easier to assemble, and all the files are up on thingiverse so you can build your own.  Read more