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RTTTL, Arduino, Sound, Sounds, Music, Seeeduino
I was wondering why, despite the notice on the front page,  there weren't very many robots with sound. Then it hit me: people don't know how to make sounds with … Read more
Navigates around via IR, produces oxyhydrogen, shoots off mosquitos :)
Using a
Update 2010.06.10: New video to celebrate the 3rd 2nd place at the GoRobotics competition   Ni hao robot builders,   If you ever see this baby in a store... Read more
This is my first robot. He moves with 12 servo motors. currently it has no sensors, but i intend to put them on him. He can carry a small amount of cargo in his … Read more
this is my batle robot, i made it from old car parts. Read more
Navigate around via IR, light off sparklers, fire crackers or do simple chemical experiments
Using a
Update 2010.06.11: New video for those who have birthday today   Ni hao robot builders,  Read more
makes your messy wires more appealing to the eye.
Hi, if you build robot, you most likely have a loads of messy wires going everywhere, well, so do I. So as a result of me being bored, i decided to start putting a … Read more
Navigate by ultrasonic sensors, track targets with moving turret via non-contact temp sensor, "shoot" with LEDs in the guns
Using a
A remote-controlled Baneblade for a HSC Software Design and development project, already done by BobPanda, thanks for the inspiration, but now with a little more … Read more
Drives around randomly, dices if he hits an obstacle, emits strange sounds
Using a
Forget to spin the bottle or throw common dice at your next party --- Mr. Random is in the house. Driven by two hacked (continuous rotation) servos, Mr. Random … Read more
It will drive around my yard and help with chores
Using a
This is Yard Gnome. He is as long-term work in progess. YG has a build blog at http://letsmakerobots.com/node/18964 Read more
Here's the third Diptrace tutorial, this time I go through exporting files and ordering. video More Resources: DiptraceMy Diptrace component libraryPrevious … Read more
Navigates arround controlled by other computer
Using a
Hi, This is my newest project. It is basically formed by two 28x1that are serial controlled by a processing application, one for the motors and other for the two … Read more
This is my second attempt at a robot, and my first more or less blind since I basically followed the start here tutorial for my first one. My goals here were … Read more
This robot try to follow the sun. The tracks come from a old RC toy, the power is provide by a dual H bridge (L298) An arduino process informations from … Read more
I'm from Lebanon , and its a bit hard to acquire arduinos or any kind of hobby electronics , so i had to make the arduino myself here after i got a lot of … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, uses 4 legs to walk
Using a
My first robot was an autonomous rover based on the "Start Here" robot. So this time I wanted to go one step further and make something different, write my own code … Read more

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Autonomy, vision, sonar, PID control
This bot, has been a kinda "I'm bored" project. It has taken several iterations over the last few years. Mostly made from scraps and donated material, there is … Read more
An easy to build, Arduino powered, walking robot, with manual IR remote control, with automatic mode that uses ultrasound to avoid obsticles
The parts list Some tie-wraps (for the cabling) Foam tape An Arduino - I used a VISduino An Arduino sensor shield Battery box + batteries - I used 4xAAA in the … Read more
my first freeform micro core.it is a beam bot.i refer chu's body design.     i am going to add mcu based ir senser,maybe rc system futher. the video show some … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, maze solving, Braitenberg vehicle
UPDATE: Bugfix PHP script Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
So I have had this little guy for quite some time now and have reached the point where I need to pull his guts out and use them in another project. However before … Read more
Open-source 16 PWMs, 8 ADCs and dual-voltage communications to sit on your Raspberry Pi to drive your robot, 3D printer etc
UPDATE 4/May/2015 Added: comparison between Raspberry Pi + Hatalógico vs BeagleBone Black: related to PWMs and Analogue I/OPinout detailedUPDATE 1/May/2015 I fell … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more

Tha $0.99 shipped list

This is a list of cheap, $0.99 shipped parts when you find something share it! If its just a screaming good deal under $5.00 please post as well, the idea is build your inventory $5.00 a week or a pop at least.

Mogul: lcd driver

http://tinyurl.com/nq4so7m

jinx 4 aa battery holder

http://tinyurl.com/kb4eabw

oss BC547 transistors

http://tinyurl.com/nre2woc

jinx 100K resistors, shipping is $2.00 varies for basket

http://tinyurl.com/kpfqj2r