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I have started to build a more powerful oxyhydrogen cannon, something similar like Estes Hydrogen Fuel Rocket: Read more
The Renbotics Servo Shield is an Arduino-compatible shield that uses two 4017 decade counters to drive up to 16 servos using only 4 pins (digital pins 6 to 9) and … Read more
This is Mark II of the Whirligig project http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 code name SEA RENDERING (it’s not actually a code name, just an anagram for my name … Read more
3D Midi Controller using a Wii-Mote
Wii-Quencer is a 3D midi controller using the Wii-mote bluetooth gaming controller. Blogged here as the "Mystery Summer Object 2010" The work you see here was … Read more
Sends GPS coordinates, buttons, LED's, LCD, buttons, LED's, and more buttons.
Robots with GPS waypoints can develop a list of waypoints, and with more complex robotic systems this can be tricky to manage. VStack (vertical stack, I don't know … Read more
hello all,i am new to bots making.this one is the first. part list: 2*28RPM gear motor, 2*bike spoke as leg, a piece of sheet iron as body to fix the … Read more
I have been working on the Mr. General Kit. The IR Eye seems to be tracking well, still working out kinks here and there, and hopefully I can post a new video of … Read more
My first attempt at a robot, this is mostly just the Arduino robot kit that is a combination of an arduino and pololu kit components.My goal with this was to have a … Read more
Make your code posts 10X more readable! :D
Hi, LMR! What do you think is more readable and takes less time to understand, this: Read more
    In my thesis I am creating a development board for use in the University Labs. This same idea is put here, to develop a mini-version, for purposes of … Read more
Because I have not posted anything in a long time I have decided to post my "Sub Project" I.C.R. the Internet Controlled Robot. This project is really parallel with … Read more
Navigates by IR - avoids obstacles.
Using a
Presented here is my rendition of the Start Here robot using a PIC16F690 and programmed in Assembly with the MPASM Assembler.  In addition to the micro, parts … Read more
For my second project, i decided to upgrade a bit on my first robot. The only extra part is a line follower kit (AXE 121) which i had already acquired from Tech … Read more
Measures waterlevel in overhead tank and sends the data wirelessly to handheld indication device
Here's a nifty project I came up with to help the people at home. It's a system that checks the waterlevel of an overhead tank and sends the data using radio … Read more
moving a little bolt from one side to the other side
Using a
After having some ice cream I got the idea for this robotic arm.     Read more

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Hello All, it's been awhile since i've posted and with good reason. I have been busy with the launch of the XLR-ONE V2 robot and it has been a success. The robot … Read more
Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
UPDATE Aug 3, 2015: I finally uploaded a video showing some basic laser navigation test. Objects lower than the laser and mirrors obviously can't be recognized. … Read more
The insect bot is simple to make, and uses a vibration motor as its head, which is powered by a capacitor as its abdomen, which I salvaged from an old toy plane, … 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
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 3 August 2015: makeblock has decided the five lucky members who will review the robots. Here is the list:   Dickel craighissett Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more