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Act as a mobile chassis platform for the NINA robot.
Using a
NINA's new robotic chassis. The first one was rediculously heavy! This one is still very sturdy and strong and I can lift it with one arm! All aluminum material … Read more
nothing yet, soon it might walk
Using a
A.P.O.S.T.O.L. is short for Armoured Prototype Of Systematic Takeover Of Land. It doesn't make much sense, but when me and my robotics group were thinking of a name … Read more
Navigate around via sharp IR
Using a
I got the parts yesterday and i done building it already :) Read more
  This is a review of the BahBots 1284p controller board designed by: Glen Aidukas and Eddy Wright glena Unboxing: Read more
This is a small walkthrough with some tips on how to vacuum mould, in this example, a holder to a LiPo from a cell phone
Update; Version with motors here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23312 I would like to play around with old cell phone LiPo's. I figured it was a nice way to get … Read more
Drives, proves concept of all-in-one vacuum moulding
With reference to this: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23285 Ok, not sure if this qualifies as a robot. Yet. But I may be moulding a top for it, and add some logic … Read more
Let's take a look at Text-to-Speech & show you an example of how objects can be used.  My other tutorials (including my written objects guide) are here. The … Read more
It moves in any light, but the best movement is in direct sunlight.
Hello This is Tipsy my robot that I made from parts I had around my workshop. His main drive motors and wheels are an old cassette player. The solar panel is new. … Read more
Specification: Suggested Voltage:4.5V DC No load Speed:90±10rpm No Load Current:190mA(max.250mA) Torque:800gf.cm min Size:20*20*64   Read more
Specification: Suggested Voltage:3V DC No load Speed:65±10rpm No Load Current:125mA(max.170mA) Torque:800gf.cm min Size:43*45*15   Read more
Price: $362 USD
DS1052E 50 MHz Digital Oscilloscope Read more
That's right, an oscilloscope that is free. And costs no money either. Almost as cool a Frits'o'scope. Xoscope is a piece of software that runs on Linux. Windows … Read more
Explores via Ultrasound, plays "Zelda's Lullaby" when stuck
Using a
    This is my first robot.  I started fiddling with microchips as a break from high level programming.  I like feeling more in touch with the low level … Read more
Price: $49 USD
The Propeller Platform USB is an open-source platform for building your own electronics projects. Features Read more
Provides encoder measurements to a geared motor
Recently I hacked some servos for fun. While I had the servos open and had removed all the electronics, it occurred to me that there was a lot of space in there … Read more

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Takes pictures on a given time interval and compiles to an AVI.
While this project is not Robot related it can be used during the build of a robot. I had noticed that some of the members on here were posting time-lapse videos of … Read more
Walking forwards, powered by Sphero 2.0
27.08 All the printing is now done and the bearings have arrived. I have completed the assembly of one side as seen in this picture. A test of the walk cycle can … Read more
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