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Helps newbies to learn how to program
Let’s start with a basic understanding of what program actually is. Program is a set of instructions for microcontroller to follow. A particular program is … Read more
PIR motion sensor and also other useful stuff like motor with gears, LED, switches, 3 AA batteries and connectors
Hi! A friend of mine reminded me of a cheap source of electronic components that can be used in robots. And the best thing is you can find it in every … Read more
walk around and avoid obsticles with 8 servos and a sharp IR (impress friends!)
Using a
this is the very begining of my quadruped it uses a picaxe 28x1 and will sponser up to two servos per leg (2dof) so far the black box is just the "control station" … Read more
Cross the gap between two tables
Using a
  As I promised, I open a new thread about my robot which compete on "Cross the Gap" challenge proposed by Winfieldrobotics, here on LMR.   The ideea was to build … Read more
Hey guys, This is my latest project that I thought I would put up on the site to maybe give a little inspiration! What I have made is IR transmitter that I can hook … Read more
Standard ultrasound sensor connection to a Red Back Spider robot controller
Using a
Hello everyone! This is my very first tutorial on LMR. I have spent a lot of time trying to connect a SRF05 to a Red Back Spider robot controller but in vain. But … Read more
Pushes other robots out of a ring.
4/25/2011 - Got bored over the weekend and since I had some 22-gauge steel, modified servos and a set of wheels laying around I decided to start another mini-sumo … Read more
AVOIDS OBSTACLES
Using a
I would like to thank Frits Lyneborg for the idea and inspiration, so here it is!   Read more
UPDATE 24.April 2011: New video! :) I implemented automatic resetting of the legs positions before changing from forward/backward walking to left/right walking. … Read more
Winners as voted on by my family as follows below:   Game: Cross the gap. Objective: Build an autonomous robot that starts completely within a 12 inch by 12 inch … Read more
My second balancing bot built with the help off Kas guide Balancing robot for dummies(http://www.x-firm.com/?page_id=145) that i'm hosting on my server.. The v2 is … Read more
So this is my E.R.P. I'm first starting out with this kit, DFrobotshop Rover. The actuall base is the pcb, which is a creative idea. The microcontroller is an … Read more
Simply Moves around
This is my simple robot,which just moves  on flat surface by the vibration of Pager Motar. It is so simple that any one can make it.I am still working with it to … Read more
voice control, internet applet control, Java app control, joystick
Update 2011.04.21 Thanks for all the feedback on the PID questions I had.  I have some basic P-control system in place, in addition I found a really nasty bug … Read more

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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
RC,Obstacle Avoidance,Line Following
Using a
Update 1/3/24 Code and Videos added....Video on the headlights test and automatic obstacle avoidance test. Videos here : http://youtu.be/SZA4--jDd7U … Read more
Over the past 3 years I've been working on my Wall-E project with a lot of set backs because of design flaws, choosing the wrong materials, learning as i go and so … Read more