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this is mine fifth turbot,there are nothing new under the sun.i built it for kill time and focus on art,i want to make a steampunk style. the sch file on … Read more
Here is one of my projects I am currently working on. It is a triple deck, 4 wheel rover. You might of seen my blog here, so some of this might be a repeat of … Read more
Navigates a room worse than Mr. Magoo
Using a
 This is Robie, a "Start Here" robot my 7 year-old daughter (D1) and I built while away on vacation.  We used the LMR kit from Solarbotics, a cheap soldering … Read more
Navigate around using Sharp sensors
Using a
When putting the ToM (Thing-O-Matic 3D printer) together it struck me that the timing belts looks a lot like tank treads when flipped inside out. I think small … Read more

continuos rotation?

hello everyone im making a robot, and ive accidently bought my self non-continous servos. so i was on my way to convert them yo continous rotation and reading all the how-to's it says you need to use a servo controller to set the servo to the center position before beginning, but i do not have a servo controller. please tell me if i can just do this without setting it im just making a  small r/c or autonomous robot. if i need to can i just go ahead and skip that step do everything else and then wait for my arduino and motor shield to come in and then set it to center position?

controls up to eight servo motors using an ATmega328; serial commands change speed and position
I created an AVR servo firmware using C programming for an ATmega328 microcontroller. This version supports up to eight servos to be controlled while managing … Read more
The TROBOT is a miniature six-axis articulated robot, modeled after large industrial & assembly line robots. The TROBOT is designed to be a small … Read more

Designing the new body for my robot...

The first robot that I have ever made currently has a cardboard body. As one can imagine, cardboard has its limits, both in durability and aestetics..  So the last few weeks I decided to look around for another material... I wanted something that is relatively easy to form and work with and not needing a whole set of new, special, tools... I came across plexiglass as an alternative and my choice was quickly made.

Sneak Peek --Walter's TX, LCD and Graphics

Sneak Peek --PCB's are on their way...

Bring me a soda
This is a kit that I got from the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. for only 15 dollars. I dont know if it is really a robot because its just a motor and a … Read more
This is my second Picaxe project . It is a simple servo tester or servo cycler built using an 08M . It has 3 modes of operation . In mode 1 each servo is controlled … Read more
Navigate Around via Infrared
Using a
This is my first Robot and it gve me a great start. Thanks fritsl for giving such a start. Its quite Easy, but living in India, I  faced some Problems. The first … Read more
Basically roams around the house, avoids walls, smashes into chair legs, runs over dogs.
Using a
Always wanted to build a robot. Makey in Make magazine seemed easy enough. Since then I've spent way too many hours learning the hard way why I should have followed … Read more

r/c with arduino uno?

hello everyone i am new to this website and i was wondering if anybody knew how to make a r/c robot with an arduino uno really i only need a parts i dont know what to buy also if i add a ping sensor is there a there a way that i can switch between r/c and autonomous? thanks a bunch

28m underwater test, to check the network connection to the ROV

Here a video of today's test to 28meters, to check if the network connection to the ROV is really water proof

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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
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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: