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Monitors room temperature
Hi everybody! Just finished with my new little gadget and feel like sharing with LMR. :) The gadget is room temperature monitor for our baby we are waiting to have … Read more
Wireless telemetry + video with 3 resistors and 6 feet of hookup wire
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The Prop can generate NTSC, PAL, or VGA video signals.  Most users connect to their TV through a baseband (RCA jack) input.  Baseband is great for a wired … Read more
Drives around multiple environments
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Forgive me LMR for I hath sinned. I have exchanged good design procedures for copious amounts of hot glue...but the result was my T-3! IK on my I.M.P. project where … Read more
points my XM Satellite antenna southwest
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Update: 12/14/10, Frntc hppy updt   Update 11-21-10 I finally uploaded the video's I took last month.   the 1st video is a trip to sporting goods store to buy a … Read more
When making a Sumo-style robot, make it celebrate it's victory easily
Sumo robots are very, very fun to make (and always make 2). Tip on programming your Sumo robot so it is more fun to watch: Unfortunatly I had my sumo-period just … Read more
Hi again! She is back up, almost useful now. Now with video ... =>                   And the result of the video:                       (yes … Read more
hello all,long time no online.i miss you. this is my second hobby servo based bot.it is still in progress,i will keep updated.the body design was refer … Read more
A complete new update :) Since the old robotic arm was so terrible I decided to spend a pound or two on some acrylic and make robot arm version two, and here it is. … Read more
First of all a big hello to everyone! Well after a long wait I've finally had my Mr Basic delivered (I guess the parcel couriers are helping Santa at the minute) … Read more
Well, it can grip stuff, and your robot can use it as hands!
**Watch the video!** To make this project you will need: Read more
visualizes uC data - if your robot is part puter - you can use Alerts to change behavior
  For the robot enthusiast nothing is more helpful than your trusty Oscope.  Equivlent to the a cowboy's trusty steed. Your faithful oscope will deliver you out … Read more

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.   2015-08-30: Read more

Robot arm design, my ideas and progress so far.

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Building an arm for your robot can be the hardest part of robot design. There can be many different designs besides a humanoid design. For example you might have a CNC style XYZ axis or even a tentacle design where multiple joints are surrounded by cables. For BoozeBot I've decided to go for a humanoid design because I would like him to be able to pick things up like a person would. Reguardless of your design the first problem you are likely to face is strength vs weight.

      Hello again fellow geeks and geekets!       I got impatient with my little legs project.They're great, but they are tiny. I'm keen to build larger … Read more
Hello Friends, I am very happy to join in LMR. Hope to know you. This is my second generation Tele-operation robot built during 2015. This robot is based on the … Read more
I just have to do things different.... Inspired by fhareide's work on the Sphero Strandbeest, I have started my version, of course, different.   For starters, I … Read more
I wanted to create a robot like this for some time now, but I was too busy. Luckily LMR user Wingman did all the hard work and designed the 3D Printable Attiny Can … Read more
Sun 30th August 2015 In March 2015, one of our members, Cevinius created Mob Bob, a variation of the very popular 3D printed Bob robot that was created by K120189. … Read more
Takes pictures on a given time interval and compiles to an AVI.
While this project is not Robot related it can be used during the build of a robot. I had noticed that some of the members on here were posting time-lapse videos of … Read more