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Make a robot sense stuff in dark or light conditions.. guided by visible light
Update: I am tired of it being named "FritsLDR", I cannot post to people "Try using FritsLDR", it is just too self centered. And I would just love to see some more … Read more
I wanted to make a small Arduino robot using an original Duemilanove and the Robot Builder's Shield. But I also wanted to have a chassis plate so I can mount the … Read more
Introduction Sometimes it is necessary or at least ingesting to know how much current your circuit is drawing when connected to the USB port. You could detach it … Read more
Prototype Nitinol muscle wire devices
I've been really interested in Flexinol lately (aka Nitinol Muscle Wires).  I've come to a nice stopping point where I've put together some basic actuators and a … Read more
An update to the Duemilanove
Using a
I started with the Propeller, but I've also used the PICaxe and played with AVR's and PIC's. With the release of the Arduino Uno, I thought it would be a good … Read more
I always wanted to make a fast driving robot that should seek out ramps. It should drive over them, and fly into the air.. .. and while in the middle of space it … Read more
Creates many kinds of applications
Probably you have seen some interesting projects around here which use applications created on processing, such as: Read more
Act as a revolute coordinate arm for my Robot NINA to grasp objects (or shake hands, wave hello, etc...).
Using a
A revolute coordinate arm I built to be mounted on my Social Machine, NINA. NINA will be a social machine designed and programmed to interact with humans and in the … Read more
Autonomously navigate and sweep patio
UPDATE: BLOG AND ADDED NANOMUSCLE VID. A spinoff from my solar powered Crumbot dream. I have a patio that gets showered with small seed pods that invariably get … Read more
Reads pulse width and calculates distance
I want to build a robot using the MSP430 value line (Texas Instruments Launchpad) that i bought for $4.30 a month ago. There are a couple of code samples from TI … Read more
Ever needed a new texture or unusual form for your robotic creation........ .... Look no further and follow this Guide.     NonSream Videos :- PolyMorph workshop … Read more
Here is my second robot based on Picaxe 28X1 board (Start Here format), designed on a chassis that was actually an air duct from the cooling system of an old … Read more
Allows a robot to track body heat and flame
This is a new version of my compound eye.I am attempting to make a new version of Splatbot using a 6WD "Wild Thumper" chassis that can fight fires. The major … Read more
I have now finished my wiimote project.This remote is now a USB-ready remote to be plugged into and talk to Processing or any other software running on my lappy. In … Read more

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     Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. The … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more
Using a WiPy to control an L298N motor driver, then servos... Then the world?
The WiPy homepage I will document the ease of use of the WiPy in this segment over the coming days. Looking over the Documentation Read more
Here's my partial build of my six-wheeled GardenerBot. Ideally it will at least drive around the yard successfully! :D Based on the Wild Thumper design idea. Using … Read more
This is the tilt part for a pan&tilt am working on for a solar tracker , but the bracket been altered for a greater angle of movement  for a little camera … Read more

Building Scatolot MK IV

With 3d printed BaasWheels!
For offroad conquer!
Or awful slippage on flat surfaces

Scatolot+mearm!
Needs to be fixed to the base somehow.

Hexapod navigating using CV and lasers
This hexapod sends out a laser beam and detects objects by looking at the reflection using a camera. Unlike most other CV robots this one works better when it's … Read more
unlocks when knock in the correct way
So basically it's just a box that unlocks when you knock the secret knock, the locks when you get it wrong If anyone else wants to make one here’s the … Read more