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arduinoscope over network, multiple arduino boards, multiple instances, BORG!
This tutorial will be going over the Sensor Monitor Service.  The Sensor Monitor allows you to visualize and combine data from sensors.  In addition it … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
I´m from Brazil and this is my first robot. I called it UMAC-1. In my language it means "Unidade Móvel Anti-Colisão". In english, it would be … Read more


First static test firing with hexaphenox propellant, using an empty C6 motor casing. Combustion chamber pressure was way too high which led to the explosion of the motor. Hexaphenox is a rocket fuel I have developed:)

Ok, finally, my new project :)

Yes, I'm starting a new project! This is what I've got:

A funny phonendoscope cover and a piece of PVC pipe. This robot will be the first of IBS (Isotope's Baby Series). I call it series as I hope there will be more robots which I build for my baby daughter. I will be posting my progress and more photos are coming. :D

Navigates around and plays a random drum beat.
Using a
    3/27/10 I soldered up an 8 watt amplifier kit from kitsrus.com (picture below) to add onto the robot. I will be using PWM into the amp from an extra micro pin … Read more
So with Help From Various people including Oddbot and Chris the Carpenter i have a working Rover 5 Base and i can now control it with my IR Controller. It was a … Read more
Photovore - Light seeking solar powered
  Introducing Medibot2, this is infact the same bot that I introduced a fews years back as MeditBOt1.Back then he was housed in an empty pill bottle. Now after a … Read more

Controlling motor speed with 293 without a POT

This is my first step to robotics. In this project all i did was use an arduino with L293D to control the motor speed without a potentiometer. this was actually an assignment / a small test given to me by CtC (chris the carpenter). the motor is suppose to speed up and down with a delay. 

"stop - ramp up - hold - ramp down - stop"

In my current project I have a rotary switch as a sort of menu selector. Read more

Steampunk printing

Some of you might already know that I’m absolutely in love with my Makerbot 3D printer. It has opened up a whole new world of ways to design and build stuff. My current project has a Steampunk theme and I needed some parts for decoration. So I fired up Sketchup and designed some parts that I think looks cool and printed them out. Printed them out and added some paint and now it feels like stuff from the Steampunk universe.
I’m especially happy with the handles.

Sound and speech with Arduino
A small audio chip is available on the market at low cost (20 euros) that allows to build an audio player managed with buttons or via serial port, for example with … Read more

30 Amp Dual motor Driver, Krumtroller Order requests

The Krumtroller has been generating alot of interests lately, and Ive been working on a 2nd revision of the board. It's cheaper than the other boards, because I'm not looking for profit first, I'm far more interested in helping out LMR'ers and further their projects. Therefore, I am offering the Dual Motor Driver, featuring Current sensing, PWM control and bidirectional motor control for Just 50 dollars. This board can handle 30 amps and Fits under 70mm square, and has standardized mounting holes so you can mount any LGA775 compatable cooler for the board.

Hi guys! this is my first robot project and it's a simple "light-seeker". i used an arduino uno board and a motor shield from adafruit. the base is done with pieces … Read more

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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

Arduino + ESP8266 Wifi Self balancing robot

Hi, I just found (and bought) a cool robot that uses the Arduino Leonardo+ ESP8266 Wifi module to communicate with a smartphone/tablet/Ipad: