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Project : Robot asistance First testrun :https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=A168EBA8DE0E6E3F!3701&authkey=!AMQKQtwmOsm650I&ithint=video%2CAVI Why : … Read more
Old HP DeskJet PhotoSmart 1215 printer converted to a can mixer or a wrist watch winder with a control unit based on PIC18F26K22 with alphanumeric LCD display, L293E bidirectional motor driver, rotation counter, current measurement.
A few months ago, I made a simple watch-winder for au Read more
4 axis robot arm with a small gripper and teach function. (In fact: it is a 3 axis robot) This robot can follow. This robot can learn. And this robot can repeat … Read more
Who doesn't want to add lasers to their robot?
When RobotShop posted the call for reviewers of the PulseLight LIDAR-Lite V2 I knew that I needed to throw my hat in the ring. Looking over the specs found here … Read more
Control up to 4 DC motors 7-25 VDC with extra capabilities
Hi!Today I´m writing on my test on this versatile motor driver from Cytron Technologies. You have its full specifications here. Read more
Walking around via remote control or autonomous
Hello In this post I want to talk about Hexbug Spider programming, electric/electronic components and various findings related to this robot. 1. Motors - geared … Read more
This robot try to follow the sun. The tracks come from a old RC toy, the power is provide by a dual H bridge (L298)  Read more
Ros2Bot (upgraded version of turtlebot2) is a personnel Robot Kit based on open source platform for Developing Highly capable application like mobile robots … Read more
navigates around using sonar and IR rangers, speaks/sings, intruder detection
Using a
This project is my update of the original RB5X.  A little history: The original RB5x   The RB5X is a personal robot that has been around since 1982. Although not … Read more
Robotic hand designed for heavy duty - could be used as robotic and prosthetic hand
I built this hand because I was convinced that we could do even better than the 3D-printed ones. They are really good looking but they usually don´t have the … Read more
Non-MCU walking robot hacked from Tin Can Robot toy, avoiding obstacles using homemade IR range sensors.
This is my very first robot, which I made when I was nine. Read more
Will hopefully drive autonomously powered by an IC engine
Using a
This is my project blog about creating a serial hybrid driven (RC glow engine -> BLDC generator -> LiPo battery -> 6 DC motors) 6WD autonomous vehicle.  Read more
Is a minimal and optimized version of Raspbian
Minimal and optimized version of Raspbian Think this is a perfect version to start building something from ... you decide what you want to install. I have used … Read more
Alarm/Surveillance functionality. Connect different sensors to monitor your house or other things.
The Steelsquid Kiss OS Alarm/Surveillance functionality.  Connect different sensors to monitor your house or other things. Read more

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Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
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New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
Checks local temperature from the Yahoo Weather API and Temboo converts to INT.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to connect with the Yahoo Weather API and return the value of the local temperature … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more

Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached

While the Deathstar, and X-wing squadron might have failed to gain crowdfunding traction, there is a realistically obtainable piece of technology we can create … Read more
Hello. This is my Johnny Five robot from the movie Short Circuit 1&2 it came as a very plain and simple kit. I have done many modifications to it and I'm happy … Read more