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Plays wave files from a AVR based MCU with very little external hardware!
Using a
Last year I wanted to add sound to a bot so I wrote a program that plays wave files.  I later rewrote it so that it would be completely interrupt driven so that I … Read more
Drives around & detects magnets
Using a
This is what my 'half a robot' blog turned into. For some construction Photos see here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23442     Magnetnator Features: Read more
rolls forward
  I need a red rubber band tire!  The neck wiggles for awhile after it comes to a halt.      Read more
Controls a small RC car via PC with image processing
Small project to control an RC car via pc. I've placed a small RF pinhole camera in the car so I could be used for manual driving and for image processing. Here are … Read more
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

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This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more
Using a WiPy to control an L298N motor driver, then servos... Then the world?
The WiPy homepage I will document the ease of use of the WiPy in this segment over the coming days. Looking over the Documentation Read more
Here's my partial build of my six-wheeled GardenerBot. Ideally it will at least drive around the yard successfully! :D Based on the Wild Thumper design idea. Using … Read more
This is the tilt part for a pan&tilt am working on for a solar tracker , but the bracket been altered for a greater angle of movement  for a little camera … Read more

Building Scatolot MK IV

With 3d printed BaasWheels!
For offroad conquer!
Or awful slippage on flat surfaces

Scatolot+mearm!
Needs to be fixed to the base somehow.

Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
This hexapod sends out a laser beam and detects objects by looking at the reflection using a camera. Unlike most other CV robots this one works better when it's … Read more
unlocks when knock in the correct way
So basically it's just a box that unlocks when you knock the secret knock, the locks when you get it wrong If anyone else wants to make one here’s the … Read more
Measures my Heart activity on a FPGA chip
At Last I have been able to experiment with my  terasic Deo_Nano FPGA Development Board. It uses an Altera Cyclone IV, EP4CE22F17C6N, FPGA chip. My example above … Read more