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This is an additive rapid prototyping machine that can print lots of its own parts, it replicates!
   This is my build of a Reprap v2 3D Printer, called a Mendel.  Since 2005, the inventors of the Reprap have been leading a now worldwide movement to create a … Read more
Detects paranormal energy levels, spirits etc
Update: I got myself a new camera that can take exposures in up to 30 seconds at a time. So I took some new pictures this late night. I found lots of energy … Read more
I'm not sure if it is mandatory, but I just had to make one for the fun of it. :) Incidentally, the antennae are hairs from my 80lb dog. He was not best pleased at … Read more
I don't really like to talk a lot about what i make, but i can answer all your questions that you might ask in your comments :) here are the photos, self … Read more
Doing 2 things at once is pretty easy!  This video tutorial goes over simultaneous multitasking on the Propeller.  My other tutorials (including my written … Read more
Uses an analog input pin to capture a digital signal from a 3V sensor for use with a 5V microprocessor
I recently purchased a Parallax PIR Motion Detector from Radio Shack. These devices are only about $10 US, and do a nice job of general motion detection when your … Read more
A video tutorial for your first Propeller program
Here's a video tutorial for the venerable 'Blinky Light' program with the Propeller.  I originially did a written guide to spin (here), this video is meant as … Read more
Make a robot sense stuff in dark or light conditions.. guided by visible light
Update: I am tired of it being named "FritsLDR", I cannot post to people "Try using FritsLDR", it is just too self centered. And I would just love to see some more … Read more
I wanted to make a small Arduino robot using an original Duemilanove and the Robot Builder's Shield. But I also wanted to have a chassis plate so I can mount the … Read more
Introduction Sometimes it is necessary or at least ingesting to know how much current your circuit is drawing when connected to the USB port. You could detach it … Read more
Prototype Nitinol muscle wire devices
I've been really interested in Flexinol lately (aka Nitinol Muscle Wires).  I've come to a nice stopping point where I've put together some basic actuators and a … Read more
An update to the Duemilanove
Using a
I started with the Propeller, but I've also used the PICaxe and played with AVR's and PIC's. With the release of the Arduino Uno, I thought it would be a good … Read more
I always wanted to make a fast driving robot that should seek out ramps. It should drive over them, and fly into the air.. .. and while in the middle of space it … Read more
Creates many kinds of applications
Probably you have seen some interesting projects around here which use applications created on processing, such as: Read more

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To the doubters* my 8 yo son and I say 'thbbbbbbsbb'. For about £30 we have an Arduino based 3 wheeled robot capable of object avoidance. We've since added a line … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Detects objects based upon reference images provided.
I am working on a new approach to room navigation for a robot and possibly the seeing impaired. After taking reference images and giving them names as you will see … Read more
3D prints an object
It's been long since i've worked on a big project. Now i plan to make a 3D printer. As always, i'll stay true to my principles, it should be a low cost out of junk … Read more
Cytron Technologies manufacturer gives away a robot and parts for reviews
Update 25/June/2015 We have already two products from this manufacturer already reviewed: The Edubot2 robot kit The rero robot kit first review and second … Read more
This WiFi RC smart car is designed and developed based on ESP-12E from ESP8266, which can be controlled by mobile, PC, and wechat (now just in China). All of … Read more

MAKE: Skill Builder - Hydraultics for Robots

I wrote a quick tutorial covering some of the basic concepts of hydraulic systems, and how that applies to a simple robotic arm project. Read more on MAKE... 

 

24-06-15.  Last update for a while, sorry I really don't want to hog the board!!! But I was super excited tonight to perfect my PWM allowing me to make much … Read more