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After a few failed projects I finally wanted to build something that just works. So I am using parts of the code from my Attiny biped robot … Read more
sharing an experiment connecting a robot to Martin's 'shared brain' using a simple Python module
No matter how many hours we spend hacking code in our basements, our robots remain, shall we say, not the brightest lights in the harbor. Read more
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. 2015-08-11 Read more
Should be able to roam around my house, respond to loud sounds with a ear perk, answer questions like "What's the temperature?", augment home security, deliver voice messages, be an awesome robot and win me some prize money from somewhere.
I've been wanting to make a robot dog ever since I saw Blue Falcon and Dynomutt and Dr. Who's K9 in the 70's.  And I've also always wanted a robot that I can talk … Read more
      Hello again fellow geeks and geekets!       I got impatient with my little legs project.They're great, but they are tiny. I'm keen to build larger … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasonic (simple obstacle avoidance) and remote controlled.
     About this project      This project was created to go to a new home.      Ok, let me explain...      ... about one year ago I've met a guy through … Read more
This is my snow plow bot. It is currently RC but I want to convert it to wireless for internet control.Weighs about 200 pounds. Some Specs: Read more
While I am in no way trying to sell anything here and I wanted make that clear. I thought with Christmas coming up and I know that several people on LMR have young … Read more
Simple Biribot "avoiding obstacles" program Biribot_walk01 is a simple program, completely documented. Biribot_walk02 is a more elaborated, version with an improved … Read more
Add a basic sleep like function to a Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi is a great platform for robotics. But something that is always important for mobile robots is the power consumption. Just the Raspberry Pi needs … Read more
Price: $12.99 USD
LCR-T4 Resistor/Capacitor/Diode/SCR/Inductance/Transistor/MOS Tester Specification Range: Resistor: 0.1ω-50Mω Capacitor: 25pF-100000uF Inductance: 0.01mH - … Read more
Hi this has been stored on my parents rooftop for 7 years and they wanted all my things gone now so thought I would take some pics of it and share I started … Read more
PolyMorph - how to make a pivot joint out of PolyMorph
PolyMorph Workshop 1 Here is the first in a series of PolyMorph workshops that will unfold when time permits. The first one shows a number of techniques that can be … Read more
How to make hollow tubing ..... and Play a flute
How to make PolyMorph Extruded Tubes. Take a round piece of tubing (any size really, any material) Take some warm polyMorph and make a longish square shape, then … Read more
Ever needed a new texture or unusual form for your robotic creation........ .... Look no further and follow this Guide.   NonSream Videos :- The PolyMorph i used … Read more

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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

Robot arm design, my ideas and progress so far.

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Building an arm for your robot can be the hardest part of robot design. There can be many different designs besides a humanoid design. For example you might have a CNC style XYZ axis or even a tentacle design where multiple joints are surrounded by cables. For BoozeBot I've decided to go for a humanoid design because I would like him to be able to pick things up like a person would. Reguardless of your design the first problem you are likely to face is strength vs weight.

      Hello again fellow geeks and geekets!       I got impatient with my little legs project.They're great, but they are tiny. I'm keen to build larger … Read more
I wanted to create a robot like this for some time now, but I was too busy. Luckily LMR user Wingman did all the hard work and designed the 3D Printable Attiny Can … Read more
Sun 30th August 2015 In March 2015, one of our members, Cevinius created Mob Bob, a variation of the very popular 3D printed Bob robot that was created by K120189. … Read more