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salvaged from CDRom players, it seems to be a sort of 2 way potentiometer. the blue pin can move either way, and has a spring that returns it to center. measuring … Read more
Most of you probably do this all the time, but it might be a helpful tip to any newcomer. One way to reduce noise in robots is to always twist power cables. It … Read more
This is my attempt to build a very small and light but offroad vehicle. The accelerometer acts as a tilt sensor. A bandwidth of 1Hz has been set with according … Read more
myrobotlab, open source, Java, service based framework, robotics and creative machine control

ezLCDuino Backpack

I am just going to make it clear that the boards are not currently going to come preprogrammed with some kind of serial LCD backpack code or other code. It will be up to you to program it how you please, but all the capabilities are there. I will be posting example code though and hopefully some tutorials to get started.

pull a small trailer or a car, climb hills, be unstopable and unbreakable
Hi, after building my 20Kg tracked robot, I would like to build the same kind of thing, but tougher. I would like to find tracks from a snowblower(I can't find a … Read more

nanoDuino, sumo and soccer bots

Hi Everyone,

I'm starting with some new projects.

The first one is nanoDuino, an ultrasmall arduino, based on patrickmaccabe's one. This one has all the input and output's pins broken out and the sockets for FTDI and ICSP cables. It is 18,5x20,5 mm:

avoids obstacles using a sharp ir sensor
Using a
After reading on LMR for a while and drawing inspiration and reading about loads of tips and tricks i thought i should share my first creation. It is not finished … Read more
Navigate around and separated 3 kind of recycled material.
Using a
his project is a graduation conclusion project, consist robot that navegate around and identify objects ( the objects can be bottle glass, aluminum and plastic ) … Read more
Tests the sorta stuff you would test on robots
Inspired by a post by Geir Andersen, I decided to make a little tester box. Nothing too fancy, and (I'm sure) not properly put together, but enough to be able to so … Read more
Price: $8.99 USD
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103683# This crimper from radio shack works well for crimp pins sold at pololu Read more
Drives around. Intimidates. Climbs stairs?
Using a
UPDATE: #3 Video testing PWM.               UPDATE: #2 More updates very soon + video. Rolling chassis!  Wiper motor mounting   Driveshaft adapter plate … Read more
hopefully navigate around via ultra sound
Using a
well ive got this robot all built and wired up but ive got a few problems with it. for starters the servo is completely stuck i just got the metal gear servo and … Read more
This gripper uses an inexpensive syringe as the vacuum source. A gripper is the final part of a robot and usually is used to grab an object. I thought to make a … Read more

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Robot rover controlled by a NRF24L01+ transceiver
Using a
I wanted a rover with longer range (WIFI is to short). On this robot the video and control signals is transferred by a NRF24L01+. The video is very low resolution … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
Looking to get started? Here's a list of sample projects of how to learn about how to make robots
New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
Checks local temperature from the Yahoo Weather API and Temboo converts to INT.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to connect with the Yahoo Weather API and return the value of the local temperature … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more

Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached

While the Deathstar, and X-wing squadron might have failed to gain crowdfunding traction, there is a realistically obtainable piece of technology we can create … Read more