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Where to solder a 9v battery snap to an arduino and add a diode.
Intro: I always used to connect my arduino to my macbook for power. However, I needed to disconnect it from the computer for use on a robot I'm working on. Because … Read more
Logging of data from a bluetooth connected device to a database.
My something else.  Logging of data from a bluetooth connected device to a database.  The idea of this device is to allow the user to record up to X (currently … Read more
Not sure if it clasified as a robot, either way, its simple! i know the arduino is overkill, soon it will be an attiny13 instead.   tripod was free, chocolate box … Read more
send values from processing to arduino
It has been a long time since I wanted to control the arduino with processing and I tried a lot of libraries, and a lot of processes and I always felt that any of … Read more
I have posted some tip/walkthroughs on home made IR sensors for obstacle detection and later for motion tracking. Now DAGU proudly presents the IR compound eye. … Read more
The Maxim7219 (datasheet) is a handy LED driver.  each chip can drive 64 LED's and several can be daisy chained for large displays, it's also used in the Blue … Read more
Gives other players, soldiers, a new perspective.
(Dont forget to view the attachment photos) Ever since I saw this system on the military channel I thought it would be cool to make a miniture version for airsoft. … Read more
this two synth is my first try to make musical instrument.i am a big fun of keyboard playing. the red one is a mono core synth,very simple one.the brown one is … Read more
0~24 hours time/alarm,0~120min countdown
this clock is my first AVR project. for the software,i does not design it.just find some free code to study how it works and re-programme. i have make a test … Read more
I have started to build a more powerful oxyhydrogen cannon, something similar like Estes Hydrogen Fuel Rocket: Read more
The Renbotics Servo Shield is an Arduino-compatible shield that uses two 4017 decade counters to drive up to 16 servos using only 4 pins (digital pins 6 to 9) and … Read more
This is Mark II of the Whirligig project http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 code name SEA RENDERING (it’s not actually a code name, just an anagram for my name … Read more

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Some time ago I wanted to buy a mearm from Phenoptix in the UK, unfortunately or maybe lucky for me it was out of stock. (You can buy a mearm on the LMR … Read more
Currently I'm working in Intel's Jimmy 21st Century Robot 3D Printed Shell, since I do not have the correct dimensions, the files are parametric and were created in … Read more
A robot made for the Ketchup House contest for the Robotic Day 2015 in Prague with a home-made robotic control board with a “dual-core processor”.

Web Control of Robot (RPi / Arduino) - Software Recomendations

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I am enhancing my Arduino Nano based autonomous collision avoidance robot by adding a Raspberry Pi to stream video to a web page and provide manual control of the robot via buttons on the web page with the video stream.

So far I have installed Apache2 weberver and created a web page using Bootstrap with a button on it, I have successfuly connected the Arduino to the Pi via I2C and using a CGI Python script I can press a button on the web page to turn on an LED. 

Help to create great videos for your robots and stuff
Videos are great to show your projects but, how can we get as many views as possible? Usually preparing good videos takes loads of time and work. With this simple … Read more
Roams around the house.
In a previous post I had introduced EVO-The Evolving Robot. Here is yet another Evolution to EVO as he has lost his legs and has gone wheeled. I am using two MG-995 … Read more
To the doubters* my 8 yo son and I say 'thbbbbbbsbb'. For about £30 we have an Arduino based 3 wheeled robot capable of object avoidance. We've since added a line … 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