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Keeps chess games short and interesting by limiting each turn, alerting the user with a buzzer before time runs out.
This is a simple chess timer using a 20 pin AVR microcontroller.  It has up/down buttons on the front for adjusting the countdown time and an arcade button on top … Read more
This looks like a wicked cool board that takes a Picaxe (or any other PIC) and a motor driver, like a standard Picaxe board.. But way cheaper, and then on top: It … Read more
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use the Parallax Serial Terminal for debugging with the Propeller.  This builds on my other tutorials which you can find … Read more
This is my new project, containing a cluster model rocket with integrated mini DV camcorder and a Picaxe based rocket launch controller with 2 digit 7 segment … Read more
Monitors room temperature
Hi everybody! Just finished with my new little gadget and feel like sharing with LMR. :) The gadget is room temperature monitor for our baby we are waiting to have … Read more
Wireless telemetry + video with 3 resistors and 6 feet of hookup wire
Using a
The Prop can generate NTSC, PAL, or VGA video signals.  Most users connect to their TV through a baseband (RCA jack) input.  Baseband is great for a wired … Read more
Drives around multiple environments
Using a
Forgive me LMR for I hath sinned. I have exchanged good design procedures for copious amounts of hot glue...but the result was my T-3! IK on my I.M.P. project where … Read more
points my XM Satellite antenna southwest
Using a
Update: 12/14/10, Frntc hppy updt   Update 11-21-10 I finally uploaded the video's I took last month.   the 1st video is a trip to sporting goods store to buy a … Read more
When making a Sumo-style robot, make it celebrate it's victory easily
Sumo robots are very, very fun to make (and always make 2). Tip on programming your Sumo robot so it is more fun to watch: Unfortunatly I had my sumo-period just … Read more
Hi again! She is back up, almost useful now. Now with video ... =>                   And the result of the video:                       (yes … Read more
hello all,long time no online.i miss you. this is my second hobby servo based bot.it is still in progress,i will keep updated.the body design was refer … Read more
A complete new update :) Since the old robotic arm was so terrible I decided to spend a pound or two on some acrylic and make robot arm version two, and here it is. … Read more
First of all a big hello to everyone! Well after a long wait I've finally had my Mr Basic delivered (I guess the parcel couriers are helping Santa at the minute) … Read more
Well, it can grip stuff, and your robot can use it as hands!
**Watch the video!** To make this project you will need: Read more

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This is a simple Arduino-based object-avoiding robot. It uses two inexpensive ultrasonic distance sensors, an Arduino Uno, four continuous rotation servos to drive, … Read more
Hello fellow geeks and geekets! This is my first LMR! I'm danphobic and I have been making legz, innit. Bought a Velleman K8200 3D printer from maplins after … Read more
Make shapes with a laser...
Morning project - laser beams ! I had the following on my desk: Raspberry Pi 22x cheap micro servos from ebay3d printed pan tilt bracket:  … Read more
Displays a message in the air when waved
Here's my take on the "air writer" POV display. I decided to go minimal, so all you need is: 1x ATTiny85 processor chipCoin cell battery5x leds1x resistorI wanted … Read more

The <20€ European open robot kit(work in progress)

The purpose is to make a bill of material to make an easy to build, easy to hack, cheap and full of features robot.

There are various builds, so it's better to list components that fit the bill (easy to use, cheap and readily available from arduino kits and chinese e-commerces)

Microprocessor

Adding a Raspberry Pi Camera to Elf the Robot

Robots are a lot of fun.

Robots that stream video over WiFi are even more fun!

Elf Raspberry Pi Robot @ http://Mikronauts.com

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