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it does nothing at the moment
this is a long way from being complete it still needs a brain (most likely arduino clone) planing on geting a motor shield(for the arduino clone) it will have an … Read more
A Wifi-enabled, Python based microcontroller,
The WiPy homepage So this has been a long time coming! :-) As this is my first review any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Quite a while ago I was lucky … Read more
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
Allow me to build on the go
Intro: This robot is build from the need for robotics on the go! It is small, compact and simple, while being functional enough to provide weeks of tinkering on the … Read more
Here's my partial build of my six-wheeled GardenerBot. Ideally it will at least drive around the yard successfully! :D Based on the Wild Thumper design idea. Using … Read more
Lights that react to music wirelessly
This project began the summer before I went off to college. After finishing my UV Cieling Visualizer project, I realized that I was  going to want those lights … Read more
Overlord review part 2: Print the World From the unboxing the overlord has printed some stunning pieces but their where those niggling issues in the firmware " … Read more
Price: $14 USD
                   mini project for creating a 18m2 based lcd controller for the  HD44780 20x4 blue LCD, These lcd have been around for a while now but … Read more
A number of years ago I built a clock style POV as an example of making PCB's at home. It used a PIC16F1320, 7 LEDS, 9V battery and associated power components on … Read more
A watch winder for automatic wrist watches made of a PCB from my old line follower (PIC16F1847 MCU, L298N motor driver), a geared motor from an old printer, Orbit Peppermint gum case, Casio watch metal box and wooden pieces of my old bed.
This is a watch winder, which I made as a gift for my neighbor who is a collector of automatic wrist watches that need to wind up from time to time. It should be … Read more
Synchronizes a cieling full of UV LEDs to music
This project began as a graduation gift to my sister. I thought it would be cool to install lights in our basement that react to music so that it could be used as a … Read more
Ignites fireworks in a timed sequence designed by the user on a pc
This project is a continuation of my original firework ignition system. My goals with this version of the ignitor were to make the connection between the controls … Read more
It drives around remotely (and soon autonomously) with a TI Chronos watch
PiRo is a robot platform that I created to allow me to experiment with interfacing my RaspberryPi with sensors and motors easily. The structure is made from a … Read more
This is a robot based on the concept of embodiment and emergence, a concept seemingly proposed by Rolf Pfeifer. It is also based on a presentation I gave in 2011 on … Read more
The challenge is to create artwork using a Scamper robot chassis. It does not matter if your robot draws, paints or sculptures.  Read more

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This is my first attempt at creating a robot, inspired by Fritz's start here robot! I don't have a name for it yet :( I stumbled upon this sight, & got quite … Read more
I found this nifty resource which outlines how to change the splash screen on a full graphic LCD. He goes into pretty good detail about how to go about it but … Read more
A review of the mBot robot kit by Makeblock, including unboxing/first impressions. Further parts will review assembly, programming and use.
Thanks again to Franciscodr for giving me the opportunity to review another great product - This time, the mBot robot kit by Makeblock! I was going to wait until I … Read more
i want to build a maze walking robot(no wheel) with the minimum number of drivers. this thing refer the standard 2motors BEAM walker,but the  core is a arduino … Read more

Remote Weather Station

This is a work in progress weather station with wireless transmitting, it is made using cheap components, so here is a list of components all purchased off of ebay ecept for my trusty genuine arduino dumelnove, which will be replaced with a $4 uno clone off ebay in the final project. Still need to build enclosures for both the indoor and outdoor units. It is based on this instructable.

http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/?ALLSTEPS

Transmitter

Obstacle avoidance, distance measurement
This robot is not finished yet, So far it only has obstacle avoidance program. It's built from metal. It also uses Arduino Uno to control everything. Now I'm … Read more
It's just a small robot. It uses 1 AA battery and 2 motors. I attached the wheels with hot glue. Here you have videos: Read more
Robotic parts made with simple tools.
     Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my … Read more