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During long winter evenings I decided to build something to play with. I started from a scratch and this is the result. It is the regular copy/paste appearance … Read more
Hello respected! Wanted will share with you our "project". (Excuse for transfer, I translate from Russian) 1.   Read more
Hi all, Phoenix is almost ready for prime time, mechanics almost done aside for e few things here and there. Some pictures … Read more
This is my first complete robot project. It's my take on the "Start Here" project. It's made from K'Nex, with electronics I had mostly on hand. I used mosfets to … Read more
Hello LMR! I am a Mechatronics Engineering student in Canada. This is one of my current projects - IMP. He is the result of the voices in my head exchanging cookie … Read more
Navigate around via IR 2DOF sensor turret; Avoid dangerous slopes via accelerometer
Using a
Navigate around via ultrasound(soon)
Using a
Hello this is my second robot I have an SRF05 but I have no wires right now. This is a work in progess as I am ordering an LCD so it will be able to display text … Read more
This is a Hexapod Robot ive built from scractch . All parts are laser cut from 6mm acrylic It will be available as a kit form In the verry near future. The project … Read more
2011.02.11 Went back to the launching site yesterday and found the reason for the explosion:   2011.02.1 Sky Observer V2 explodes vigorous on the launch pad...See … Read more
This is my new project, a semi RC controlled 4WD rover. The pan/tilt-unit for the camera and the camera itself are still missing. I've ordered a KX171 G2 color CCD … Read more
Add collisions, movement and color to your lightcycles game
This is the second of a 3 part series.  Here's part 1, and stay tuned for part 3.  For more Spin tutorials, go here. Read more
The PPLA is an open source Digital Logic Analyzer (DLA) with 28 channel sampling @ 10ns, specifcally for use with Propeller Platform modules. Through the use … Read more
Let's face it, I've been a total slacker when it comes to building robots (I can hear the distant voice of fritsl mumbling something about never finishing my robot … Read more
This is a quadruped robot in prototyping using seeeduino mega, 12 HXT900 hobby micro servos, 3.7V lipo battery. Materials used are all plywood secured with small … Read more
Its not done yet, a picture is worth a thousand words :) Ill try to provide more info when done. the PCBs are home made, i regret not routing some pads for the … Read more

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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

Remote Weather Station

This is a work in progress weather station with wireless transmitting, it is made using cheap components, so here is a list of components all purchased off of ebay ecept for my trusty genuine arduino dumelnove, which will be replaced with a $4 uno clone off ebay in the final project. Still need to build enclosures for both the indoor and outdoor units. It is based on this instructable.

http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/?ALLSTEPS

Transmitter

Obstacle avoidance, distance measurement
This robot is not finished yet, So far it only has obstacle avoidance program. It's built from metal. It also uses Arduino Uno to control everything. Now I'm … Read more
It's just a small robot. It uses 1 AA battery and 2 motors. I attached the wheels with hot glue. Here you have videos: Read more
Robotic parts made with simple tools.
     Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my … Read more