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Gives your medium to large sized robot very good traction.
Hi, after seeing PROTOS III here on lmr I wanted a robot with big tank tracks even more than I already did, so I made some tank tracks, with slight modifications … Read more
is a robot that analyzes the environment(is a robot that analyzes the environment)
Using a
hi this is my project is a robot that is already finished but I'll upload the parts when I have time I was in the (European campus party) with the robot and … Read more
Avoid Obstacles and find free space
Using a
While waiting for parts to come in for SAGAR (my current robot, to be posted soon), I decided I’d kill three birds with one stone. I wanted to adapt my Irobot … Read more
Autonomously navigate, find objects, sort and store them.
Using a
This was my first robot since the days of Lego Mindstorms 1.0. It was built as my senior design project. It follows all the rules to the IEEE SouthEastCon 2009 … Read more
Analog in = digital in and out
This is just a quick arduino tip. Even though there are only 14 digital i/o pins, the arduino has more. Analog pins can also be used as digital. Analog pins 0-5 are … Read more
What every tech-nut dreams of; build your own robot! Finally I built my obstacle avoiding rover robot using; Read more
Where to solder a 9v battery snap to an arduino and add a diode.
Intro: I always used to connect my arduino to my macbook for power. However, I needed to disconnect it from the computer for use on a robot I'm working on. Because … Read more
Logging of data from a bluetooth connected device to a database.
My something else.  Logging of data from a bluetooth connected device to a database.  The idea of this device is to allow the user to record up to X (currently … Read more
Not sure if it clasified as a robot, either way, its simple! i know the arduino is overkill, soon it will be an attiny13 instead.   tripod was free, chocolate box … Read more
send values from processing to arduino
It has been a long time since I wanted to control the arduino with processing and I tried a lot of libraries, and a lot of processes and I always felt that any of … Read more
The Maxim7219 (datasheet) is a handy LED driver.  each chip can drive 64 LED's and several can be daisy chained for large displays, it's also used in the Blue … Read more
Gives other players, soldiers, a new perspective.
(Dont forget to view the attachment photos) Ever since I saw this system on the military channel I thought it would be cool to make a miniture version for airsoft. … Read more

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This tutorial is still under contruction so please check weekly for updates. I have taken it out of "Draft Mode" because it has a lot of useful information for … Read more
Adds a New Tool to Your Programming Kit
State machines are a nice way to write many programs, especially those for embedded and robotic applications. But for someone new to programming, they often seem … Read more
The Scamper chassis can move in any direction and each motor has a high resolution encoder so it should make an ideal painting robot. Think mobile dotmatrix … Read more
Multiple functions - aims to be an easy to edit robot with lots of accessable variables and functions within the software, these can be implemented in a meaningful in the main loop to make the robot function as desired.
You can see a side view here and a view of the casters here  I worked really hard on that acronym title. Chassis Read more
Arlo is a robot you can build and program. He has far more sensors than almost any other robot. For example, he has 8 sensors in his hands, 6 real and 10 virtual … Read more

Mini Driver Mk II - S4A compatible

For some time now I've been wanting to release a new version of the Mini Driver with the ATmega328P. Then the Boss asked me if our controllers were S4A compatible (Scratch 4 Arduino). Now we do!

Video of Doodle Bot using this board can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j95dTWg2-d0
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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
My first robot using Rover5 - roverbot! Objective: Night timeshift photography... Analyzing plants, photo capturing for 3D modeling.. WIP Components used: Read more