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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
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
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
3D Midi Controller using a Wii-Mote
Wii-Quencer is a 3D midi controller using the Wii-mote bluetooth gaming controller. Blogged here as the "Mystery Summer Object 2010" The work you see here was … Read more
Sends GPS coordinates, buttons, LED's, LCD, buttons, LED's, and more buttons.
Robots with GPS waypoints can develop a list of waypoints, and with more complex robotic systems this can be tricky to manage. VStack (vertical stack, I don't know … Read more
hello all,i am new to bots making.this one is the first. part list: 2*28RPM gear motor, 2*bike spoke as leg, a piece of sheet iron as body to fix the … Read more
I have been working on the Mr. General Kit. The IR Eye seems to be tracking well, still working out kinks here and there, and hopefully I can post a new video of … Read more
My first attempt at a robot, this is mostly just the Arduino robot kit that is a combination of an arduino and pololu kit components.My goal with this was to have a … Read more
Make your code posts 10X more readable! :D
Hi, LMR! What do you think is more readable and takes less time to understand, this: Read more

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Autonomy, vision, sonar, PID control
This bot, has been a kinda "I'm bored" project. It has taken several iterations over the last few years. Mostly made from scraps and donated material, there is … Read more
An easy to build, Arduino powered, walking robot, with manual IR remote control, with automatic mode that uses ultrasound to avoid obsticles
The parts list Some tie-wraps (for the cabling) Foam tape An Arduino - I used a VISduino An Arduino sensor shield Battery box + batteries - I used 4xAAA in the … Read more
my first freeform micro core.it is a beam bot.i refer chu's body design.     i am going to add mcu based ir senser,maybe rc system futher. the video show some … Read more
Based on Raspberry Pi Model A+, moving autonomously, obstacle avoiding, line following, maze solving, Braitenberg vehicle
UPDATE: Bugfix PHP script Short description: PiBot-A is a small, autonomous robot based on Raspberry Pi Model A+. Varying sensors can be mounted on its front to … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
So I have had this little guy for quite some time now and have reached the point where I need to pull his guts out and use them in another project. However before … Read more
Open-source 16 PWMs, 8 ADCs and dual-voltage communications to sit on your Raspberry Pi to drive your robot, 3D printer etc
UPDATE 1/May/2015 I fell all you saw also the big interest this hat (shield) has for our robotic projects, so...  Thanks all for your interest on reviewing and … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more

Tha $0.99 shipped list

This is a list of cheap, $0.99 shipped parts when you find something share it! If its just a screaming good deal under $5.00 please post as well, the idea is build your inventory $5.00 a week or a pop at least.

Mogul: lcd driver

http://tinyurl.com/nq4so7m

jinx 4 aa battery holder

http://tinyurl.com/kb4eabw

oss BC547 transistors

http://tinyurl.com/nre2woc

jinx 100K resistors, shipping is $2.00 varies for basket

http://tinyurl.com/kpfqj2r