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It automatically programs a bunch of uControllers based on a firmware "playlist" created on PC
Using a
  Well, recently, I needed to have a bunch of AVRs programmed... A big bunch... And as I am really bored on repeated procedures I decided to make a robot to do … Read more
Follows the light from a lighter
Using a
Hi, My name is Zuzu, I live in my masters pocket and usually I sleep at day, but at night, when all the lights goes out, I will wake up and I will seek the most … Read more
Hi LMR...          I think that you often run into the problem with MCU that when you press a button it read it not only one time but often even 50 times or … Read more
Controlls any robot which has a Bluetooth reciever
Hi....           I am building a software wich controls a robot via bluetooth.... It sends out data to the virtual port created with the Bluetooth … Read more
it moves a webcam up and down and right and left.
Well i made this one for a friend . He has a laptop with a broken display but the embedded webcam works fine so he asked me to build a pan-tilt mechanism for this … Read more
Allow just about any sketchup model to be animated within a real time physics engine
I have seen that many users on LMR use google's free sketchup design software to get a rough overview of the appearance of the complete robot. Did you know though … Read more
Run 2 Motors, Fwd and Rev with PWM
I found this site for almost a year ago and I must say it is incredible! Full of useful information and creative, helpful people! When I saw Chris the Carpenter … Read more
Hey guys, (Full disclosure) I work for Trossen Robotics, and this is a prototype for an upcoming product we're making. But- I think it's a pretty cool bot, so I … Read more
I've been working on a home automation project for a while - Jon Williams' Spin Zone column on Sony's IR control format (pdf) got me started on IR control. It's … Read more
Self positioning buoy for scientific use
Using a
Some of you might have read my post on Whirligig http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 and its predecessor SEA RENDERING http://letsmakerobots.com/node/21098, and … Read more
Displays images when you shake your head
Hi, this is my POV dispay that I made for my Jamboree troop's gateway. Since I had no way of making it spin or wave, I had to have it just stay stationary while … Read more
Tells you what pipes to hit to play certain songs
Hi, this year I attended the 2010 National Scout Jamboree. My troop's gateway theme was The Blue Man Group, so we built PVC pipe instuments for people to play when … Read more
Flashes light to beats in music
Flashes LEDs to beats in music. The concept is simple. Two FETs act as switches, and turn the LEDs ON when sufficient current flows through its base terminal. The … Read more
Price: $10 USD
The PowerTwig is a tiny breadboard-able power supply; Tiny, just 3" x 0.2".3 sets of headers let you connect to Vin (power straight from your power adapter), 5V … Read more

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robot controlled by Bluetooth
Hello, first to apologize for my bad English,   Well, this is my first post I do, it's about my robot RObot this fact with Arduino, and is controlled via a … Read more
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. 2015-08-11 Read more
This is my first attempt at creating a robot, inspired by Fritz's start here robot! I don't have a name for it yet :( I stumbled upon this sight, & got quite … Read more
I found this nifty resource which outlines how to change the splash screen on a full graphic LCD. He goes into pretty good detail about how to go about it but … Read more
A review of the mBot robot kit by Makeblock, including unboxing/first impressions. Further parts will review assembly, programming and use.
Thanks again to Franciscodr for giving me the opportunity to review another great product - This time, the mBot robot kit by Makeblock! I was going to wait until I … Read more
i want to build a maze walking robot(no wheel) with the minimum number of drivers. this thing refer the standard 2motors BEAM walker,but the  core is a arduino … Read more

Remote Weather Station

This is a work in progress weather station with wireless transmitting, it is made using cheap components, so here is a list of components all purchased off of ebay ecept for my trusty genuine arduino dumelnove, which will be replaced with a $4 uno clone off ebay in the final project. Still need to build enclosures for both the indoor and outdoor units. It is based on this instructable.

http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/?ALLSTEPS

Transmitter

Obstacle avoidance, distance measurement
This robot is not finished yet, So far it only has obstacle avoidance program. It's built from metal. It also uses Arduino Uno to control everything. Now I'm … Read more