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Allows you to send IR / remote codes in "background"
Hello guys. After hours spent on the internet trying to understand how stuff works i came up with this piece of code. It simply sends out SONY remote codes, but the … Read more
This is BRC, a line following and obstacles avoiding robot made for the Beginners robot chassis challenge.   Parts used: Read more
Control your TV, DVD, Stereo, DVR, Cable box, Mac, Xbox, or any other IR device with the Web Clicker! The Web Clicker is a web server & IR transceiver.  You … Read more
Well this is GPSRover 1.0. its not my first robot but it is my first on LMR.     So far all it does is move between different saved waypoints but im thinking of … Read more
little background first... i wanted to try the NXT robot to follow line, BUT: - the smart brick only has 4 sensor ports - i only have 1 light sensor (able to detect … Read more
This one is a copy of the floid robot but made with aluminium . for more details you can see on the original floid robot post . I can only provide you with some … Read more
Measures speed of a steam locomotive, monitors water level of tender tank
Problem :- Model steam locomotives do not have a speedometer, however track constraints often create speed restrictions so we need to know how fast we are going.  … Read more
this is my first mono core bot.it is still in debugging.the front leg have modified and add spring.i will take some video later.  the source of … Read more
Control your Robot with a PlayStation 2 Controller & Arduino
Figured I'd post my very easy to use Playstation 2 controller Arduino library. It's very easy to interface an Arduino with a Playstation 2 controller, and my … Read more
A more powerful and versatile AVR library
Hey guys, I wanted to bring a video tutorial I created to the attention of LMR. The video is a walkthrough on how to use a software tool to setup a project using … Read more
my first wheel robot. the chassis is a broken cd-rom drive,it is very easy to process with a hand drill and it have enough room for debuging components. it is a … Read more
light seeking,chaos,against obstacle
Using a
the beam ant v1 is a bare bone version.I use very sensitive photo diodes to make the bridge.it show some unbelievable behaviors. the v2 is a heavy duty … Read more
navigate and chat over IR
Using a
This is my first project that hasnt been a kit, and i wanted to do it from scratch. its not quite a sarm in the sense that ive only built one robot, and that it … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound on water
Using a
This is my first robot, I started with a boat made out of isolation foam, witch floats really well! The 'Brain' is a Picaxe 28x1 project board and I got the motor + … Read more

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Hello fellow geeks and geekets! This is my first LMR! I'm danphobic and I have been making legz, innit. Bought a Velleman K8200 3D printer from maplins after … Read more
Make shapes with a laser...
Morning project - laser beams ! I had the following on my desk: Raspberry Pi 22x cheap micro servos from ebay3d printed pan tilt bracket:  … Read more
Displays a message in the air when waved
Here's my take on the "air writer" POV display. I decided to go minimal, so all you need is: 1x ATTiny85 processor chipCoin cell battery5x leds1x resistorI wanted … Read more

The <20€ European open robot kit(work in progress)

The purpose is to make a bill of material to make an easy to build, easy to hack, cheap and full of features robot.

There are various builds, so it's better to list components that fit the bill (easy to use, cheap and readily available from arduino kits and chinese e-commerces)

Microprocessor

Adding a Raspberry Pi Camera to Elf the Robot

Robots are a lot of fun.

Robots that stream video over WiFi are even more fun!

Elf Raspberry Pi Robot @ http://Mikronauts.com

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A number of years ago I built a clock style POV as an example of making PCB's at home. It used a PIC16F1320, 7 LEDS, 9V battery and associated power components on … Read more
Wireless Controlled, Autonomous Snow Plow Robot
The project was a personal project which was also part of my school's final term project for the Mechatronics and Robotics Program. My partner handled the … Read more