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Navigate around via ultrasound, remote control via Xbee wireless
Using a
-> Video now added <- This robot, Huey, improves structurally on my previous design, providing a more finished look and a much more durable chassis, but the … Read more
slowing a shutdown in a circuit from instant to a few seconds
I thought I'd do this as a tip after Geir Andersen posted on the circuit redesign for his UAV. The need was to maintain a supply long enough on shutdown to flush … Read more
moves when detects sounds
Using a
Usb powered Sound sensor light scanning movement bicolor eyes changing states   Read more
This is my last project, a robot dog, it´s possible to control it using a PC or it has an auto mode, in the video it is moving in this way, It has a rechargeable … Read more
This is D-100, my first full-sized humanoid robot. Obviously he has a lot of design issues, but I had three project goals: 1# Make it walk 2# Make it smart 3# Make … Read more
Update: using parts in another robot! this is my first robot. very simple. sings "jingle bells" and dances.   code Read more
Rover 5 is a unique and powerful  tracked chassis designed by OddBot and produced by DAGU. Specifications: Motor rated voltage: 7.2V Motor stall current: … Read more
  Here I will try to help begginers with the most attractive electronic device the LED. :D First of all the definition of a LED: An LED or Light Emitting Diode, … Read more
This is just a very simple way of getting a sense of distance
This may be extremely simple, but then again, some one out there might get inspired by this thing that I just "found", so I decided to share :) Actually I started … Read more
Navigate and obstacle avoidance via ultrasound, remote control via Xbee wireless
Using a
More pictures here. This was my first robot, other than one I made out of wood when I was about 8 years old.  I remember being disappointed when I realized the … Read more
Roams the Swiss Alps detecting & eating grass with her Theo Jansen Style Legs
Using a
   Its been almost a year since i started the original Rare Swiss Cow epic blogging event, recent interest in Theo Jansens works has encouraged me to finally … Read more
Price: $8 USD
This USB-serial cable, similar with the FTDI cable, allows users to program their µBotino directly from the Arduino IDE, including the automatic Reset and … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and two pushbuttons
Using a
*///This Robot is a work in Progress\\\\*  I will upload a video of it once I complete the robot. Read more
Get more components on a small breadboard
You may just look at the picture and say "well, duh!" and not need an explanation, but here it is for those that want it... Read more
Move around RC, obstacle detection......
Using a
  This Robot uses the Motoruino By Guibot http://lab.guilhermemartins.net/2010/03/09/motoruino/ The Motoruino is a very handy board for creating projects such as … Read more

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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
Measures my Heart activity on a FPGA chip
At Last I have been able to experiment with my  terasic Deo_Nano FPGA Development Board. It uses an Altera Cyclone IV, EP4CE22F17C6N, FPGA chip. My example above … Read more