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I am currently developing an new robot - Neurono. The robot will be controlled by a custom build neural computer. The computer consists beside of some sensor/actor … Read more
Use A4988 stepper driver to drive two DC motors instead. Make use of currentlimit to control speed.
EDIT: Some speed control, new code example and video added 21.2.2014 See below " SOME IDEAS" section for more information.     I ordered some well known pololu … Read more
Interface an lcd tft screen with arduino
Some of you may have purchased this LCD Screen or thinking of getting one. Its a great screen for displaying images and graphics. I purchased mine for displaying … Read more
Uses sensors to follow a line path
This Instructable shows the step by step instructions for building a cool little line following robot using the ActoBitty from Actobotics and an Arduino. Read more
Captures sunlight and then powers a clock hand that never reaches the next hour.
I decided to make another desk ornament since the Annoy-o-tron 2000 was such a big hit. (it actually got stolen by my friend's boss... that's good. He is british … Read more
A very capable Robot, that can be remote controlled or rely on numerous sensors to be autonomous.
Using a
Autonomous Security Rover              by Arthur Gabanyi http://modern-robotics.com/ Read more
Well this seems to be an opportunity to good to be missed! A friend of mine was throwing out (THROWING OUT!!) the aforementioned CNC router. Well he wasnt, his … Read more
The robot is controlled Bluetooth.al wrote a phone application. Read more
Hello Robot Community, I have been working with RC for over thirty years and have been involved in unmanned aerial and ground systems since around 2006. They have … Read more
A simple Linux-based robot platform to learn about AI and ML
Updates Feb 15th '14 Read more
Slightly modified "Start Here" bot. Non-cosmetic differences include laser pointer attached near sensor, and a 2 DOF neck which gives it a rudimentary edge … Read more
Navigate around cleaning the floor
  Meet Molly... She is a automatic wet swiffer.. She works in conjunction with my commercial roomba that I love..   I wanted a simple robot that would pick up … Read more
Hexapod Hexer was originally conceived as a simple and cheap robot(price $ 100) that does not require additional modules and blocks. The whole brain was collected … Read more
hello  my project is small quadcopter using 8 small coreless motors  without ESC  motors … Read more
Usually I am a peaceful person, but sometimes you have to defend your desktop. So I made the nano turret. Powered by a arduino nano (clone). It uses 2 mini … 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 4/May/2015 Added: comparison between Raspberry Pi + Hatalógico vs BeagleBone Black: related to PWMs and Analogue I/OPinout detailedUPDATE 1/May/2015 I fell … 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