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I was inspired by Chuck McManis and his BJT-based H-bridge tutorial and I wanted to build a similar H-bridge based on MOSFETs. The design goal was for the H-bridge … Read more
You can detect footsteps, and the world below!
I just discovered geophones by watching the video. Check it out, Geophones, it's the latest. You can make one by hanging a magnet in a rubber band, and let it … Read more
Launching model rockets and track back the landing site of the rocket
Using a
Hi everybody, Just working on the second version of my model rocket launching robot. The first version was remote controlled (see video), the second version is … Read more
Detects any metal at a short range
Metal proximity dectors can be very useful in robotics (contactless switch, assorting of metal and non-metal parts, etc.). The figure below shows a simple circuit, … Read more
flies autonomous on programed misions
Using a
This is my new proyect, inspired by Jad Berro´s UAV, i started to plan my own....   i began to work on the airplane, it was a broken trainer that i have got from … Read more
This Challange is to see the craftsmanship of the robot along with the programers abilty to know the details of there robots movements. Basic Start in the middle … Read more
This is a simple robot made from a kit I bought from a local electronics shop. I have made a simple line follower program for it and thought I would upload it here … Read more
Who doesn't want one? I want a mini autonomous segway! It started with a garage sale. I came across a guy selling a lot of old school digital Vernier lab tools. I … Read more
I thought it was one of the rule to join the great community, so I spend this weekend to make this "Start Here" robot by using Arduino with motor shield from … Read more
Cylon bouncing light bar using PWM signals to control the LED brightness
The impressing reason why i bring this tip to your attention is the ability for the propellor chip to drive 32 PWM channels without even battering an eyelid … Read more
Moves fingers, flips off everybody, plays my midi controller
Using a
  I always wanted to make something that is not too hard, yet looks cool. Not long ago I saw Gareth's post about an Arduino Hand … Read more
I am a 1st year civil engineering student, but my main hobby is robotics, electronics - if it can be built, I want to have a go! I've built robots for many years … Read more
Hello LMR! My name is Jordan, I'm in grade 12 in Canada, and this is my robot Fred. I won't say he's my first robot. I've built my share of line followers and … Read more
Thinking about it, the ultimate goal must be a robot that can not only build new robots, but the robots should also be able to submit themselves on LMR! This … Read more

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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 29 July 2015: the call for reviewers is closed. Thank you all for your propositions to review the mBot kit. Makeblock is reviewing now your comments and will … 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
     Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. The … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more