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Most of you probably do this all the time, but it might be a helpful tip to any newcomer. One way to reduce noise in robots is to always twist power cables. It … Read more
This is my attempt to build a very small and light but offroad vehicle. The accelerometer acts as a tilt sensor. A bandwidth of 1Hz has been set with according … Read more
myrobotlab, open source, Java, service based framework, robotics and creative machine control

ezLCDuino Backpack

I am just going to make it clear that the boards are not currently going to come preprogrammed with some kind of serial LCD backpack code or other code. It will be up to you to program it how you please, but all the capabilities are there. I will be posting example code though and hopefully some tutorials to get started.

pull a small trailer or a car, climb hills, be unstopable and unbreakable
Hi, after building my 20Kg tracked robot, I would like to build the same kind of thing, but tougher. I would like to find tracks from a snowblower(I can't find a … Read more

nanoDuino, sumo and soccer bots

Hi Everyone,

I'm starting with some new projects.

The first one is nanoDuino, an ultrasmall arduino, based on patrickmaccabe's one. This one has all the input and output's pins broken out and the sockets for FTDI and ICSP cables. It is 18,5x20,5 mm:

avoids obstacles using a sharp ir sensor
Using a
After reading on LMR for a while and drawing inspiration and reading about loads of tips and tricks i thought i should share my first creation. It is not finished … Read more
Navigate around and separated 3 kind of recycled material.
Using a
his project is a graduation conclusion project, consist robot that navegate around and identify objects ( the objects can be bottle glass, aluminum and plastic ) … Read more
Tests the sorta stuff you would test on robots
Inspired by a post by Geir Andersen, I decided to make a little tester box. Nothing too fancy, and (I'm sure) not properly put together, but enough to be able to so … Read more
Price: $8.99 USD
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103683# This crimper from radio shack works well for crimp pins sold at pololu Read more
Drives around. Intimidates. Climbs stairs?
Using a
UPDATE: #3 Video testing PWM.               UPDATE: #2 More updates very soon + video. Rolling chassis!  Wiper motor mounting   Driveshaft adapter plate … Read more
hopefully navigate around via ultra sound
Using a
well ive got this robot all built and wired up but ive got a few problems with it. for starters the servo is completely stuck i just got the metal gear servo and … Read more
This gripper uses an inexpensive syringe as the vacuum source. A gripper is the final part of a robot and usually is used to grab an object. I thought to make a … Read more
Last Update: 3-Aug-2011 : Finished assembly. Updated board photos and added few more. Meet IBS-Wormy! This is a simple bot for my baby-daughter to play with. And I … Read more
The robot controller app is out! Woo Hoo! Finally, a Android-based hobbyist robot controller that works with every microprocessor. There is no corresponding … Read more

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I'm working on improving the stride length of the original BoB logic (four servo walk). I decided to add two hip servos and I hope I can get away without adding … Read more
I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Simply using a hand from an opensource robot called Inmoov and controlling it through the use of a glove and XBees. The full size robot of the hand can be found at InMoov.fr
4 years after making my balancing bliepbot, i planned to make a Johnny-five-like robot. I still had some parts from bliepbot: nimh batteries, parallax motor-wheel … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
Using a
I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more

Arduino + ESP8266 Wifi Self balancing robot

Hi, I just found (and bought) a cool robot that uses the Arduino Leonardo+ ESP8266 Wifi module to communicate with a smartphone/tablet/Ipad: 
This is a robot I'm working on. Has a Zed depth camera for SLAM Also has Lidar Lite. RoboClaw motor controller and 2 nvidia Jetson boards. Also GPS and an IMU unit. … Read more