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RobotShop Acquires LetsMakeRobots.com

RobotShop.com announced the acquisition of Let’s Make Robots (LMR), a website that brings together the world’s largest community of robot makers and enthusiasts. Read Full Press Release here

Finished today, after weeks and weeks of planning and construction, a new pair of hands for my Robonova, inspired by the Mellissa hands. The time taken is a best … Read more
Navigates with commands from a wireless nunchuck
Using a
This is my first robot(arduino based). It is currently incomplete. I started by getting some standard hitech servos, and then modifying them by removing both the … Read more
Price: $15 USD
The Cyberbolic Reflector improves the distance and sensitivity of acoustic sensors. How does it work? The Cyperbolic Reflector's unique cylindrical parabolic curve … Read more
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A recent problem was plaguing my home wireless network, and I was recently reminded about an important fact regarding Wireless networking.  Over the years, I've … Read more
[Update October 17, 2010] Preliminary videos added. [Update October 24, 2010] Robot Rally video added. Read more
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to drive multiple servos at once with the Propeller. Along the way, I'll also introduce you to using objects.  My other … Read more
This is an experiment to see what sort of robot can be made with a cheap picaxe08M. It is also the first time I've actually used my "reusable robot base" as a robot … Read more
Every now and then I want to test a circuit or a new sensor or even some new idea for code but I don't have a starter kit or anything. While shopping for some robot … Read more
navigare around via sharp ir sensor
Using a
this is a silly thing, had to make my own version of a clasic robot...... using meccano (erector) pieces, Arduino S3V3 single sided board, a pair of servos and a … Read more
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

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Plea to the Overlords (RobotShop)

As we all know, Robotshop has acquired LMR.  But LMR is a community of people, not a branch of a corporation.  I hope it remains that way.  One thing that would make me a bit more comfortable is if the overlords from Robotshop became more like members of the community rather than corporate overlords.

Combines a laptop, Kinect, and Roomba to create and navigate maps of indoor spaces.
I started this project as a way to familiarize myself with Robot Operating System (ROS). I was reading articles which mentioned it frequently and decided to … Read more
Walking forwards, powered by Sphero 2.0
Haven't seen this until now, but hackaday wrote about my build: https://hackaday.com/2015/08/26/sphero-riding-strandbeest-is-a-robot-with-an-exoskeleton/   03.09 Read more
Controls various Arduino robot projects you may have
This guide will show you a way to make your own arduino friendly robot controller. you can control any arduino robot wirelessly with this controller.  Parts List: Read more
This is my first generation Tele-operation robot built during 2014. Now I have already had my second generation robot with pure Linux OS. But the first one is still … Read more
I just have to do things different.... Inspired by fhareide's work on the Sphero Strandbeest, I have started my version, of course, different.   For starters, I … Read more
Hello Friends, I am very happy to join in LMR. Hope to know you. This is my second generation Tele-operation robot built during 2015. This robot is based on the … Read more
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.   2015-08-30: Read more