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Connects electronics to WiFi. Easy to program
UPDATE: 30/04/2015 Great news! We have confirmed the 3 WiPy with 3 expansion boards for our LMR revewers and manufacturer has their email addresses to start … Read more
Bumble around with an ESP8266 only driven bot
Well I had a chassis for it, and wanted to make my little ESP8266/NodMCU only bot real, so I am mounting it on a Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis. Read more
Hi guys, Just wanted to make you all aware of a new project that is going to be released on Kickstarter on the 16th May.  Read more
Walk and detect color, objects and Faces, Recognizes Speech.
EVO-Meaning to Evolve as you learn. I started this project as a way to make a adjustable biped figure so I could easily determine the center of gravity and foot … Read more
Obstacle avoidance and colour tracking using sonar, IR sensors and a webcam
This is my latest robot project which I have named BFRMR1. It is a differential drive robot with two castors at the rear. The chassis is made from aluminium sheet … Read more
Updated with second video showing two balls bouncing. Built this ball bouncing bot from one servo, Arduino Uno, scrap wood, fishing pole, and chop sticks. Was … Read more
This weekend David Frank, Ryan Niemocienski, and I made a pancake robot for the 2015 Ohio State University Makeathon. Read more
Dear: LMR Just to let you know I have been developing for the past month a steampunk robot. I have finished the mechanical and moving onto electrical and software. … Read more
My first robot. I'm planning to make a Mars Rover.
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This i my first try at robotics. I have earlier made some creations with Lego Mindstorms, but just started with electronics and Arduino. So far the robot can be … Read more
A study on PWM outputs at Tiva C Series TM4C123G Launchpad Evaluation Kit (EK-TM4C123GXL)
After some months form Read more
Hello all, This is my first robot with programming so I would be glad, if you gave me some tips if you find any issues in the code. My robot is based on an AT-AT … Read more
Made a simple robotic one finger piano plinker using two servos, Arduino Uno, some aluminum flashing and a fishing pole for the sliding rails. You get a gold star … Read more
Recently, I have received a gift mDrawBot kit from  Makeblock. the mDrawBot kit has already&nbs… Read more
There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a … Read more

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To the doubters* my 8 yo son and I say 'thbbbbbbsbb'. For about £30 we have an Arduino based 3 wheeled robot capable of object avoidance. We've since added a line … Read more
My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Detects objects based upon reference images provided.
I am working on a new approach to room navigation for a robot and possibly the seeing impaired. After taking reference images and giving them names as you will see … Read more
3D prints an object
It's been long since i've worked on a big project. Now i plan to make a 3D printer. As always, i'll stay true to my principles, it should be a low cost out of junk … Read more
Cytron Technologies manufacturer gives away a robot and parts for reviews
Update 25/June/2015 We have already two products from this manufacturer already reviewed: The Edubot2 robot kit The rero robot kit first review and second … Read more
This WiFi RC smart car is designed and developed based on ESP-12E from ESP8266, which can be controlled by mobile, PC, and wechat (now just in China). All of … Read more

MAKE: Skill Builder - Hydraultics for Robots

I wrote a quick tutorial covering some of the basic concepts of hydraulic systems, and how that applies to a simple robotic arm project. Read more on MAKE... 

 

24-06-15.  Last update for a while, sorry I really don't want to hog the board!!! But I was super excited tonight to perfect my PWM allowing me to make much … Read more