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  So you are interested in building a GPS guided vehicle? Well this is not for the beginner. This walk through does not hold your hand. I am expecting that you … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
Navigates using SRF005 , avoids objects Read more
wirelessly control robots
Using a
inspired by Guilherme Martins G-remote , i decided to take the thing to the next level and create this , still needs programming but should go along easily :) i got … Read more
persistence of vision
Using a
  A persistence-of-vision robot. Small 'bot built into a CD case (photo with cover off). It roams around, searching for a black tape line (kinda like a … Read more
Differentially-steered robot with 12x5 LED front display, sonar "eyes", text-to-speech, self-docking charging, etc. In progress, but mostly done. Read more
Simple "Herbie the Photovore" type junkbot; in this case the body is a cheapo Radio Shack 4 AAA holder w/powerswitch; the rest of the body is old ICs stripped from … Read more
All of a sudden I got this strange urge to build a bot that beeps. Don't ask me why. Well what can you do about it? Build one! So here's what I managed to put … Read more
Navigates around via Sharp and tactile sensor, measures ionizing radiation, telemetry of radioactive activity via wireless 2 digit counter
Using a
Hi everybody! Finally I found the time to start building Mr. Radioactivity. The robot navigates around via Sharp and tactile sensor, measures ionizing radiation via … Read more
Allows you to control your robot by tilting your RC transmitter
So here is a nice way to control your next robot by simply tilting your transmitter, that's right no more wiggling the sticks ! Who's idea was to make the sticks so … Read more
Programs your PICAXEs easily
  I designed this board by myself and I plan to sell it. It can fit the PICAXE 08M - 14M -18x- 20x2 - 28x2.   It has switch to turn the power on and keep the … Read more
  A friend of mine and I are working on a project called "TinyG".  This project is a motion control system for stepper motors  (up to 254) at a time.  However … Read more
I am going to tell you how to use the same cable you use to program your Arduino with to program a Picaxe. I am sure this could also be used the other way around … Read more
AXE121 is an cheap and easy to use Line Follower Kit that can be easily connected to the Picaxe 28 pin Project board. You can buy it on the PICAXE on-line … Read more
Navigate Around Via Sharp
Using a
This is my first bot. It is built from the LMR Starter Bundle. I hope to use this as a platform for a more complex bot that will be both autonomous and RF … Read more
This Delta Robot is made from ply wood and aluminium. Cheap servo motors for the positioning. Atmel Attiny2313 for controlling the servos over RS232 with MATLAB. … Read more

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Autonomy, vision, sonar, PID control
This bot, has been a kinda "I'm bored" project. It has taken several iterations over the last few years. Mostly made from scraps and donated material, there is … Read more
An easy to build, Arduino powered, walking robot, with manual IR remote control, with automatic mode that uses ultrasound to avoid obsticles
The parts list Some tie-wraps (for the cabling) Foam tape An Arduino - I used a VISduino An Arduino sensor shield Battery box + batteries - I used 4xAAA in the … Read more
my first freeform micro core.it is a beam bot.i refer chu's body design.     i am going to add mcu based ir senser,maybe rc system futher. the video show some … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, maze solving, Braitenberg vehicle
UPDATE: Bugfix PHP script Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
So I have had this little guy for quite some time now and have reached the point where I need to pull his guts out and use them in another project. However before … Read more
Open-source 16 PWMs, 8 ADCs and dual-voltage communications to sit on your Raspberry Pi to drive your robot, 3D printer etc
UPDATE 4/May/2015 Added: comparison between Raspberry Pi + Hatalógico vs BeagleBone Black: related to PWMs and Analogue I/OPinout detailedUPDATE 1/May/2015 I fell … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more

Tha $0.99 shipped list

This is a list of cheap, $0.99 shipped parts when you find something share it! If its just a screaming good deal under $5.00 please post as well, the idea is build your inventory $5.00 a week or a pop at least.

Mogul: lcd driver

http://tinyurl.com/nq4so7m

jinx 4 aa battery holder

http://tinyurl.com/kb4eabw

oss BC547 transistors

http://tinyurl.com/nre2woc

jinx 100K resistors, shipping is $2.00 varies for basket

http://tinyurl.com/kpfqj2r