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Produces very high voltages
So here is a little toy I recently made. I was inspired by Plasmana on www.instructables.com. I followed/modified his instructions to make a Marx Generator power by … Read more
This is Robot arm Grip from Dagu. This gripper made from 3mm thick aluminium and comes with 2 servos. The gripper will open in excess of 50mm. The servos provide … Read more
At the Eindhoven University of Technology, faculty of Industrial Design, we have created an easy accessible Robot platform to learn embedded and computer … Read more
So I'm new to LMR, and this is my first robot. For now, it's just an Arduino Uno, a motor driver circuit, and two motors. The motor driver circuit I got from here: … Read more
Make the lightcycles game from Tron on the Propeller with this step-by-step tutorial
This is the first of a 3 part series.  Stay tuned for parts 2 and 3!  For my other Spin tutorials, go here. Read more
Autonomously vacuum small debris and recharge
Using a
UPDATE: NEW VAC, CHASSIS, ETC. NO NEW VIDS :( The ever-popular autonomous, self-charging, vacuum robot. Inspired by the old OMNI magazines photovore, of all … Read more
Personality Trait: avoidance
Using a
Success!!  Finally figured out the code (somewhat).... I've never programmed before...so that's my biggest challenge.  But once it dawned on me "some of" the … Read more
Long time ago I wanted to build a multi servo robot, like a biped or a hexapod. After seeing OddBot's Mini Biped robot, I wanted to build one just for fun until I … Read more
the leg was made by toothbrush handles and connecting rod.although untested,but i am pretty sure it will work fine. Read more
Holonomic move, remote controlled with a RC transmitter.
Using a
This is a hexapod robot based on OpenSCB, an open source servo controller. All code and schematics will be provided under an open source license. It's still a work … Read more
Shall drive at least 500m outdoors
Using a
This is actually an experiment. It shall proof that even a very simple designed rover with a simple micro controller, program and sensors is able to drive at least … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, remote control via Xbee wireless
Using a
-> Video now added <- This robot, Huey, improves structurally on my previous design, providing a more finished look and a much more durable chassis, but the … Read more
slowing a shutdown in a circuit from instant to a few seconds
I thought I'd do this as a tip after Geir Andersen posted on the circuit redesign for his UAV. The need was to maintain a supply long enough on shutdown to flush … Read more
moves when detects sounds
Using a
Usb powered Sound sensor light scanning movement bicolor eyes changing states   Read more

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Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
UPDATE Aug 3, 2015: I finally uploaded a video showing some basic laser navigation test. Objects lower than the laser and mirrors obviously can't be recognized. … Read more
Hello All, it's been awhile since i've posted and with good reason. I have been busy with the launch of the XLR-ONE V2 robot and it has been a success. The robot … 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
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 3 August 2015: makeblock has decided the five lucky members who will review the robots. Here is the list:   Dickel craighissett Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more