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I just love the protoboards from http://stores.ebay.com/measureexplorer and have used a lot of them. Even the small 1" are great for a small voltage regulator or … Read more
PartyBot is a modular robot which was designed for the main purpose of being an educative platform to be shown at Campus Parties. This robot was created for the … Read more
The Crystal Ball of Horror was my entry into the http://www.tinyclr.com/ Halloween contest. UPDATE: 11/11-2010 I got second place in the … Read more
Robie has a mode autonomous and can avoid obstacles and falls, a mode manual wich we can controled him everywhere in the world, a mode guard: if there is a intrusion in my home Robie send me a video mail, it can play mp3 music
Using a
Hi everybody! First of all, I want to thank all of you guys who's robot projects and blog entries make this site such an amazing place! You all ignited my passion … Read more
A vibrating robot I made for my little brother's 10th birthday. It has 2 batteries, a led and a vibrating motor from cellphone, all on a 20pin IC stand. The 2 … Read more
That is the most useless but the most incredible of my robots. It is constructed simply with a booster and a PICAXE 08M is all. Read more
Wanders around, avoids walls via ultrasound, will clean the floor
Using a
Hey there, this is my wanderer robot based on TI Launchpad, it builds on a tip about reading distances that come encoded in pulse width that i posted earlier. The … Read more
Turns when exposed to any light. It can turn left or right
This is my robot Robo. I built him a while back for my daughter to enter in a recent robot gathering in town. He really moves in an interesting fashion. I had that … Read more
Avoid Obstacles, Search for charging station when battery is low.
Using a
This robot normally goes around avoiding obstacles and (sometimes) edges until its batter drops low. Then the robot goes towards a 38khz pulse instead of away from … Read more
Act as a mobile chassis platform for the NINA robot.
Using a
NINA's new robotic chassis. The first one was rediculously heavy! This one is still very sturdy and strong and I can lift it with one arm! All aluminum material … Read more
nothing yet, soon it might walk
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A.P.O.S.T.O.L. is short for Armoured Prototype Of Systematic Takeover Of Land. It doesn't make much sense, but when me and my robotics group were thinking of a name … Read more
Navigate around via sharp IR
Using a
I got the parts yesterday and i done building it already :) Read more
  This is a review of the BahBots 1284p controller board designed by: Glen Aidukas and Eddy Wright glena Unboxing: Read more
This is a small walkthrough with some tips on how to vacuum mould, in this example, a holder to a LiPo from a cell phone
Update; Version with motors here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23312 I would like to play around with old cell phone LiPo's. I figured it was a nice way to get … Read more

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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 29 July 2015: the call for reviewers is closed. Thank you all for your propositions to review the mBot kit. Makeblock is reviewing now your comments and will … 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
     Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. The … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more