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It is the Same DAGU arm in the prevous posts, but the controller is now different. The controller board is Roboduino … Read more

Robot Mesh Network

Hi there!

I haven't been on LMR in a long time... here's a video of my robot mesh network working. It's been a while in development. ;)

Planning to make a tutorial for it, and I will post it here, eventually. Woohoo!

Skip ahead to the 6:30 mark to avoid the boring debugging (yay for unedited videos!)

The embedded video isn't working for me, so here it is: http://youtu.be/KSGt83BzX74


(Admin edit, video embedded)

Starting off this submission -   A small project to build a small hexapod walker - Whilst working on a bigger 'bot, I thought I'd make my first real robot, a bit … Read more
Finds the hidden racing track in every room.. and races it!
Using a
This is updated, reason is here   A video in better quality than YouTube & Google is here How to make Robot Wall Racers yourself, see here Read more

Sorry for the updates - Google video

Google hosted it's own video service way back when I started posting on LMR.

I used to like Google's service better than Youtube, because it was free of ads, and had a better player - so I used that to many videos.

At the time I also thought there was a better future for Google than Youtube. Well, later Google bought Youtube, and now they are shutting down their own video service.

hi, i have made my first basic robot, parts 3s 5000 Lipo 2 stepper motors from a printer 2 easydrivers seeduino mega arduino demuliove eeprom 256kbit 3 ditigal … Read more

MyRobotLab Plays Chess with Patrick?


This is a blog post for PM and anyone else interested.  I have been doing many updates to mrl, and have begun working on some tutorial videos.  Patrick Mccabe and I spoke a couple times regarding hooking up his great chess robot to mrl for a game engine.  

6 Wheel Robot Experiment:   For details, pictures, description and code please review the attached PDF files and the video.   Thanks   Chris Read more
Hi, this is my first article... So i will start with a small project for my Robots. This Gripper. The gripper is very solid (for this low cost material). So it … Read more
4WD vehicle with a 3D printed ball link
  Four wheel drive vehicles have always excited my imagination, and this time I joined two Farrusco (Dagu's) chassis in front to front as you can see in the … Read more
Listens and speaks, moves its hand and animated head
Using a
Herr Mimik is a table robot which consists of a single 5DOF robot hand and an animated head. So far I've built the hand and parts of the head. The hand is also used … Read more

Brain wave controlled CAT EAR...

These JP people really have lots of strange ideas. I have hacked one of these brain toys but I dout the accuracy from those sensors. It's more like randomize the output for me.

Give you an empty shell to make a remote
This idea came from CtC, who posted it here. I accidently stumbled on my old 40 MHz FM remote (like 25+years old) which I had lying around. You can scavenge a few … Read more

Reflow Controller Update

03 May 2011 - A quick update on the status of my reflow oven.

Reflow Controller

Plugs into the accessory port of the bigtrak Jr, and lights up when you tell the Big Trak Jr to output
This is my very quick hack for my brand new Big Trak Jr. The Big Trak Jr could be an awesome platform for hacking. At $24.99 +pp from thinkgeek, you can't go … Read more

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                MDi #3 means Mech-Dickel interactive number 3. Well, it's not going to be something so interactive like Jarvis, but I hope I'll have much … Read more
I'm working on improving the stride length of the original BoB logic (four servo walk). I decided to add two hip servos and I hope I can get away without adding … Read more
I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Simply using a hand from an opensource robot called Inmoov and controlling it through the use of a glove and XBees. The full size robot of the hand can be found at InMoov.fr
4 years after making my balancing bliepbot, i planned to make a Johnny-five-like robot. I still had some parts from bliepbot: nimh batteries, parallax motor-wheel … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
Using a
I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more