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Flies - autonomously, or remote
OK, there are so many reasons for me not submitting this as "a robot", let's do them first: * It's 95% a kit * I am only showing a video- no good info, no … Read more
Guides you when doing the math inside the code.
The need to convert the result of the ADC pins proportionally to servo positions arose recently in my Pic-Aim project, which in turn was inspired by this comment. … Read more
UPDATE 07.27.11 I have written a maze solving simulator and embedded it online. It allows users to build a maze and have a virtual robot solve it using the left … Read more

RoboBrrd Food

Remember a while ago, when I was able to send data through the MFi SkyWire cable?

Update: I rebuilt version 1 with a body of wood this time, and added a bunch of new stuff: Read more
plots graphs in real time with Arduino and Excel
One of the most important things in the robot design is the possibility to check and control the values feeded by the analogic sensors, i.e. accelerometers, gyros, … Read more
Scroll the text without using any controllers or other components on the matrix except the arduino/picaxe and the matrix, and ya dont forget the current limiting … Read more
This robot is a purfect bot if you want a down and dirty awsome junkbot that packs a punch. All and all the robot costs around 50$ but I am shure that that you can … Read more

Hamster Powered Walker

Remember Gareth's "schneebeast" or Linefeed's "Karpedbeest"? well.. see this:

 

Channel Breakout, Power Breakout Boards

 

Power Breakout Board, comes with mosfet polarity protection. No onboard regulator, intended for projects that have a dedicated high wattage supply already (no puny 7805).

 

 

Channel breakout board, supports up to 16 ports (Supports servos too), and powered by the connector on the right hand side, therefore you can power them off their own dedicated supply.

Helps newbies to learn how to program
So, what are comments? They are exactly what they appear to be from their name. Comments or remarks are text that programmer put into code to improve readability of … Read more
This is a lunar rover study I am doing for the Google Lunar X Prize. RoverX is a so called wheg robot. I was inspired by the work of the Case Biorobotics Lab. I … Read more
Drives around bumping into objects making the room smell great
Using a
I just finished my very first robot today. Not having a Ping ultrasonic sensor I searched my parts box for ideas on how to avoid objects. After having realized that … Read more
Price: $57 USD
This board is the best choice for people who wants to start creating applications using PIC microcontrollers. The included 16F876 pic has a preload bootloader … Read more

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Navigate by Ultrasound, IR and compass. Self charging
Using a
  Current Hardware:Picaxe 40x22 x Pololu Motor ControllersTilt compensated CompassAPC220 Wireless Serial (1 Km Ran Read more
Robot rover controlled by a NRF24L01+ transceiver
Using a
I wanted a rover with longer range (WIFI is to short). On this robot the video and control signals is transferred by a NRF24L01+. The video is very low resolution … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
Looking to get started? Here's a list of sample projects of how to learn about how to make robots
New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
Checks local temperature from the Yahoo Weather API and Temboo converts to INT.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to connect with the Yahoo Weather API and return the value of the local temperature … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more

Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached