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This is a project for a competition called "robogame" held by studuents in USTC.It's a five-member team and I'm one of the team .We want to make a robot which … Read more
It is possible to build ir distance sensor from 38kHz sensor. You need the sensor and IR led. Sensor's output goes to input pin and IR led's one leg goes to output … Read more
***As demanded I added a code example of his code. It is really messy and has comments in swedish, finnish and english. As my laptop broke down on me, this is a … Read more
Remote control a set of servos attached to an Arduino board from Processing through the serial port
Using a
This is based on http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Learning/SingleServoExample but extended to multiple servos and with a matching Processing class. To try this … Read more
Is it wrong to give your robot a little head? Or a big head for that matter? Gone are the days of my old, clunky teaching pendant for Walter's head. I have coded a … Read more
Hi guys! Goggling around searching for information on arduinos and robots, I found this fantastic website. After spending hours reading your projects I decided to … Read more
changes pins, very fast
I tested the difference in speed between the Arduino digitalWrite() function, and other methods of direct port manipulation. The results are surprising, check it … Read more
Navigates around avoiding obstacle or bluetooth controlled.
Using a
Hi LMRs again            I've started designing a new robot which will be semi-autonomous. I got a set of Tamiya 70100 tank treads. Quality is good for … Read more
10.5.2010 so, just before competition ISTROBOT2010 i bought myself NXT2.0 set i started playing with it, went throught the first model of guard-shooter and started … Read more
Old pic: http://letsmakerobots.com/files/clone_cnc_closeup_1500px.jpg TinHead's Original: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/9006 Vector Drawings: … Read more
Stimulating the right part of my brain
Using a
Aye! Since every recruit goes through initiation I just ordered the START HERE kit from picaxe (well most of the parts). Cool!   And then I got hands on a stash of … Read more
Measures alpha, beta and gamma radiation
This is my second Geiger counter version. The picture below shows the Geiger counter prototype: Read more
 This is my first robot, I built it five months ago, but I havan't had the time to smubmit on LMR. It uses an srf05 to avoid objects and two infraed sensors to … Read more
Kills its opponents.
We all know the famous hypno disk from robot wars, well, here's his illegitimate son.   Just a couple of servos some old lego knex wheels, and foamed PVC bits I … Read more
  Here is my firs unfinished bot project, I new in electronics so I'm reading about it on Internet and also I have book "Electronics For Dummies" for basics.So my … Read more

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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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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
A number of years ago I built a clock style POV as an example of making PCB's at home. It used a PIC16F1320, 7 LEDS, 9V battery and associated power components on … Read more
Wireless Controlled, Autonomous Snow Plow Robot
The project was a personal project which was also part of my school's final term project for the Mechatronics and Robotics Program. My partner handled the … Read more