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Wii Camera BreakOuts

I just finished and sent off some break out boards to support a wiicamera. These boards use the camera after it has been removed from the wiimote and communicate via i2c NOT the standard bluetooth connection of the wiimote. Included on the board is the necessary reset circuit and 25mhz crystal. There are a total of (4) .9" mounting holes to match 2-56 hardware. 2 of these holes match the hole pattern of the servo horn of the "LMR standard" blue servo. Pull-up resistors are also on board for the i2c lines. The board requires and has a 5-pin header for:

12 servos controller with Arduino
Building a robot with wheels or with legs needs a design completly different. One of the biggest difference is the type and number of motors. While for a robot … Read more
Accurate and simple way to mount a sensor
Let's say you have a sensor on your beloved (or hated) bot. You want to fix it so you can easily tune the distance between it and the floor (for example). You … Read more

Line Follow PCB's

I just got an order of PCB's in and well, I just gotta show them off...

This is a line follow sensor with onboard i/o expander. All 8 sensors can come in (via i2c) in a nice, clean binary byte while still giving you access to each individual sensor if you like. There are 2 mounting positions allowing a forward posistion for curvy line-follow as well as a "closer to the robot" mount for straight-line maze stuff. If nothing else, I am posting to remind folks that boards do not have to be square! Radius your corners, add some details --Don't be afraid of curves, my friends!

Hi everyone, Oddbot recommended to post an entry here after I sent him one the videos accompanying this post. Our group at TU Darmstadt … Read more
Navigates with a PING))) currently. Used for experimenting with Propeller on a robotic platform
Using a
The PREP - Bot is my first robot using a Propeller Microcontroller, and my first robot post on LMR. P.R.E.P. stands for Propeller Robotic Experiment Platform. … Read more
In preparation for the School Education Expo in September 2011 (www.edexpo.com) in Sydney/Australia we at RoboteShop (www.roboteshop.com) wanted a robot that would … Read more
This spring I’m trying to build a ROV for me and the kids to play with in the summer. I’m trying to make it as small as possible so it’s easy to carry and … Read more
salvaged from CDRom players, it seems to be a sort of 2 way potentiometer. the blue pin can move either way, and has a spring that returns it to center. measuring … Read more
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.

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Autonomo por ultrasonidos... y luz azul nocturna.
Rover1 (adaptación del primero)... con arduino nano micro. Se trata de un rover con orugas y dos servos de rotación continua. Dos sensores de ultrasonido y una … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, line follower, light seeker
Using a
Hi guys, Read more
This is a simple Arduino based obstacle avoiding robot. Has two continuous rotation servos to drive, a Sharp IR distance sensors, an Arduino Nano. The frame is made … Read more
  ReconPiBot is an rover project that features sensors to scan the environment and wireless equipment to transmit data to the operator. With camera and sensors … Read more


New Rover11. Multiple sensors, 6 engines, rudders 6, 2 Arduino Mega, 2 video cameras Multiplexed Video 5.8GHz, 868MHz Data and we will expand ... With GPS, 3-axis compass, and much more. ..

All built reciclage Economic and materials ...

Project Moving forward step by step ... (Slowly).

Video... https://youtu.be/rEBjmGKCCwE

Alliance of Droids - Companion Robot - Help needed!

Hello everyone. Just so everyone knows, I am an absolute beginner when it comes to electronics and that sort of stuff. I built my own R2-D2, but it wasn't motorized.

I want to build a companion robot for the Alliance of Droids - my charity. I was planning to use some Arduino's for the project, as well as a controller system.

I want to know the estimated cost, the parts I would need, and some more information.

If anyone would be interested in helping me, please visit my website @ www.allianceofdroids.com.

Thansk for your help.


Telescope, Takes Photos, Records (Security Camera)
Sp-D2 was built in January 2016. He was not motorized, but I have plans to motorize him soon. He was built by the Alliance of Droids and will be the template for … Read more
Hello There! I had previously worked on JARVIS which could process simple commands by identifying keywords but then I thought why not use some basic machine … Read more