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The Cyberbolic Reflector improves the distance and sensitivity of acoustic sensors. How does it work? The Cyperbolic Reflector's unique cylindrical parabolic curve … Read more
Hopefully provide you with at least 1 useful bit of guidance.
A recent problem was plaguing my home wireless network, and I was recently reminded about an important fact regarding Wireless networking.  Over the years, I've … Read more
[Update October 17, 2010] Preliminary videos added. [Update October 24, 2010] Robot Rally video added. Read more
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to drive multiple servos at once with the Propeller. Along the way, I'll also introduce you to using objects.  My other … Read more
This is an experiment to see what sort of robot can be made with a cheap picaxe08M. It is also the first time I've actually used my "reusable robot base" as a robot … Read more
Every now and then I want to test a circuit or a new sensor or even some new idea for code but I don't have a starter kit or anything. While shopping for some robot … Read more
navigare around via sharp ir sensor
Using a
this is a silly thing, had to make my own version of a clasic robot...... using meccano (erector) pieces, Arduino S3V3 single sided board, a pair of servos and a … Read more
This is an additive rapid prototyping machine that can print lots of its own parts, it replicates!
   This is my build of a Reprap v2 3D Printer, called a Mendel.  Since 2005, the inventors of the Reprap have been leading a now worldwide movement to create a … Read more
Detects paranormal energy levels, spirits etc
Update: I got myself a new camera that can take exposures in up to 30 seconds at a time. So I took some new pictures this late night. I found lots of energy … Read more
I'm not sure if it is mandatory, but I just had to make one for the fun of it. :) Incidentally, the antennae are hairs from my 80lb dog. He was not best pleased at … Read more
I don't really like to talk a lot about what i make, but i can answer all your questions that you might ask in your comments :) here are the photos, self … Read more
Doing 2 things at once is pretty easy!  This video tutorial goes over simultaneous multitasking on the Propeller.  My other tutorials (including my written … Read more
Uses an analog input pin to capture a digital signal from a 3V sensor for use with a 5V microprocessor
I recently purchased a Parallax PIR Motion Detector from Radio Shack. These devices are only about $10 US, and do a nice job of general motion detection when your … Read more
A video tutorial for your first Propeller program
Here's a video tutorial for the venerable 'Blinky Light' program with the Propeller.  I originially did a written guide to spin (here), this video is meant as … Read more

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This is a simple Arduino-based object-avoiding robot. It uses two inexpensive ultrasonic distance sensors, an Arduino Uno, four continuous rotation servos to drive, … Read more
Hello fellow geeks and geekets! This is my first LMR! I'm danphobic and I have been making legz, innit. Bought a Velleman K8200 3D printer from maplins after … Read more
Make shapes with a laser...
Morning project - laser beams ! I had the following on my desk: Raspberry Pi 22x cheap micro servos from ebay3d printed pan tilt bracket:  … Read more
Displays a message in the air when waved
Here's my take on the "air writer" POV display. I decided to go minimal, so all you need is: 1x ATTiny85 processor chipCoin cell battery5x leds1x resistorI wanted … Read more

The <20€ European open robot kit(work in progress)

The purpose is to make a bill of material to make an easy to build, easy to hack, cheap and full of features robot.

There are various builds, so it's better to list components that fit the bill (easy to use, cheap and readily available from arduino kits and chinese e-commerces)

Microprocessor

Adding a Raspberry Pi Camera to Elf the Robot

Robots are a lot of fun.

Robots that stream video over WiFi are even more fun!

Elf Raspberry Pi Robot @ http://Mikronauts.com

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