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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
Build your very own self thinking robot, 3 kits available for pre-order @ https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2107586344/robot-pcb-kits Read more
Provides hands-on experience using motors during an Arduino workshop
Based on an earlier robot design, stEve, which was built from balsa wood and designed to fit within a metal sweets tin (helpfully in the shape of a robot). Read more
We (Roboteurs) are a startup company in Canada making robots for schools (K-12) as well as university / college. We've started creating 3D Printed robots that we … Read more
I have designed and manufactured these grippers with a 3D printer.  The main features of these robotic grippers are : Read more
Controls a 3D printer by touchscreen
Edit @ 4/9/15: Added a short video.     Read more
Hi there, this is Nano Patriot; an Arduino controlled turret, ultrasonic sensor and a shooting device I built a while ago. At first I wasn’t planning on doing a … Read more
Robot pulls back ball on Newton's Cradle
I got tired of pulling the ball back on my Newton's Cradle so automated it. Three servos, Arduino and chopsticks make for an entertaining Newton's Cradle robot. … Read more
walks on two feed partially dynamically stabilised
over the last eight weeks i had rarely time to work on it but still wanted to share this with my beloved community. i changed the chest to house two batteries and … Read more
Detects boundaries and avoids obstacles with computer vision only
This robot can navigate a room with OpenCV running on an Nvidia Jetson TK1 board and a single Logitech C920 USB camera.  This is a true vision only solution, no … Read more
My boys and I are using an Android phone, solar panel, and a bluetooth relay controller to make an autonomous solar robot boat.  The phone has display, touch … Read more
A brief description about new open free courses online about Robotics, what they offer and what they lack
Last years we are seing new robotics courses online like the Embbeded Systems or Underactuated Robots from MiT. 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