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A cheap LED matrix driver run by an Arduino
I’ve set out designing what I’d like to call Arduquee, a Arduino powered Marquee. The idea is this, low cost LED matrix driver boards that are easy to work … Read more
  I give you the Nano Sumo bot, a collaborative project between myself and Gary. View Gary's post on Mechanics here I think this bot "is" many things. Smallest … Read more
My first ever robot, built from parts freely available from most Electronics shops. Built around an Arduino Mega 1280, two 100:1 3V geared motors from MFA, two 3 AA … Read more
Drives until obstacle detected, plus colour object tracking
Using a
I've spend too many years thinking about building my own robot and feel like I've found a group of like-minded folk with this site. :-)  I'd like to share my … Read more
A free building material that's easy to work with and sturdy
A little video tip on using wire hangers as a construction material.  Just remember; Don't cut hangers with your dikesRemove the coating before soldering.  Even … Read more
Fades and flashes and keeps away the closet monster
Insired by Geir Andersen's RGB Nightlight, I thought I'd build one for my daughter. She's just started having nightmares (she's 3 years old) and wants the lights … Read more
Control a Servo with a Ping Sensor in about 5 minutes
Using a
When I did the Web Clicker, I picked up a copy of ViewPort for debugging and it was a lifesaver.  ViewPort was designed by Hanno Sander.  He also developed an … Read more
Follows a line and avoid obstacles, Make sound with a piezo speaker
Using a
This is my entry for the DAGU "Beginners Robot Chassis Challenge". It is prelimary named Pacman, but the name maybe change in the future. Pacman was my first idea, … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, avoid some obstacles, play Monty Python tunes
Using a
Meet Head, the big headed robot. Head's life is really simple being just joy and play. Well, for now at least. That may change in (near) future if I manage to get … Read more
  Всем привет ! Недавно создал статью на сайте http://rassionrobots.ucoz.ru/news/svetofil_na_batarejke/2010-07-02-176 о … Read more
UPDATE - 8. sept. 2010 - first h-bridge and controller board done.--- This is part of my biggest robot project ... It has enough degrees of freedom (5+gripper), … Read more
Price: $19.95 USD
FEZ Panda on sale $19.95 Hi Having had the pleasure of working with the FEZ Domino for a couple of weeks and absolutely loving the board, I would like to tip you … Read more
Allows you to send IR / remote codes in "background"
Hello guys. After hours spent on the internet trying to understand how stuff works i came up with this piece of code. It simply sends out SONY remote codes, but the … Read more
This is BRC, a line following and obstacles avoiding robot made for the Beginners robot chassis challenge.   Parts used: Read more
Control your TV, DVD, Stereo, DVR, Cable box, Mac, Xbox, or any other IR device with the Web Clicker! The Web Clicker is a web server & IR transceiver.  You … 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