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R.A.V. ( Red Avoiding Vehicle) LOG: // 10/2/11 : LMR RAV and servocentercode files added Read more
Its a sumo bot, line follower, and object avoidance, all in one little package.
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   This robot is a rebuild of my Start Here Robot.  One day I was looking for things to do(other than clean my work bench) and saw my my SHR sitting there and … Read more
Moisture sensor for your garden...so it measures moisture...
Headphone plug turned moisture sensor. For a little while now I've been looking at how to do a diy moisture sensor that I could use for my garden project. There … Read more
Wanders aroung trying not to bump into walls too much.
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I wanted to make a simple bot to take to Maker Fair when I stumbled on the goldfish box at the supermarket.  The box and the battery holders are the only parts … Read more
Navigating in all terrain
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A.T.T.R - All Terrain Track Robot. Robot able to move in rough terrain from point A to B skipping obstacles on its way. For now it will be cotroled by human, but … Read more
This is modullo, one of my first elaborated robotic platforms. It hasn't got an actual purpose yet, I'm at the stage of adding various sensors and integrating them … Read more
This challenge is inspired by a local event, where kids are remote controlling robots through a maze like course to find a small Teddy bear, grab it (with velcro) … Read more
During my work on my ROV project I considered several ways of waterproofing the motors used as thrusters. There are many that use bilge pumps as they are already … Read more

Sumo wheels

Ugh I really have been bad for keeping my stuff up to date but here is something new.

http://www.fingertechrobotics.com/proddetail.php?prod=ft-cobra-wheels-1125

Fingertech Robotics liked my wheels they decided to make some of thier own :D.  This makes it easier for me to and everyone else to build a competitive sumo. 

Autonomous rolling robot, based on Parallax Boe-Bot, using two boards and microcontrollers.
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The main goal of this project was to develop an autonomous rolling robot, based on Parallax Boe-Bot, but using two boards and microcontrollers. It uses only … Read more
This robot was made for the Search and Rescue challange by Ro-Bot-X. It is a simple wall follower that uses an ultrasonic sensor for decting the wall and a SHARP IR … Read more
Encouraged by a comment to RobotFreak's rendition of a SpurtBot, I am trying to build one too. I hope to make it as cheap as possible, because the goal it to bring … Read more
This is a secondary documentation page for my Senior Project for highschool, I'm building a cnc router with a budget of $700 bucks. Basically, the plan is to build … Read more

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hi guys, after long break, video of our multi robotics system : robots are moving on LCD screen where can be any environment design ; NOT DONE YET, just first … Read more
line following robot; running on 72MHz ARM Cortex M4, stm32f303 (pin compatibile with stm32f103); as controll loop pid is used for basic position control; for … Read more
A collection of my astromechs
Hi everyone, I am currently making a collection of droids, for the project Alliance/Army of Droids, part of the Alliance of Droids. Here is what I have so far: 1. … Read more
Hi! After accomplishing the obstacle challenge I though the next level is to do it automatically.  It's quite a new challenge as it is composed by (at least) the … Read more
Hey to everyone. I am new to this and I love this site. I have always love robots for over30 years. You could say I am old school.well, here is one of my old … Read more
This r2 is built with the mission of helping non-profit and charity organizations. So far, this droid has appeared at Adopt-a-pet, the local church fall festival … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Guides On Making Star Wars Robots

Long time lurker, first time poster, so let’s kick this off as most do with a quick bit About Me (They still call it that, right?!):

I’m a long time hobbyist. Started out on some smaller projects when I was younger and, as they say, the rest was history. I mostly have films to blame for this: watching stuff like The Terminator (hence the name) and Star Wars when I was (probably far too) young fascinated me and I’ve kinda been hooked ever since. 

So! Onto my first post:

     What motivated this post was my review for the Pixy CMUcam5 Image Sensor.      Actually the motivation was some issues that I had trying to make an … Read more