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competes in the National Robotics Challenge mini sumo contest
This is my attempt at making a mini sumo for the NRC that uses circuitry instead of an expensive microcontroller.  Each switch is wired to reverse one wheel. When … Read more

TinySpider

May I introduce myself, I am TinySpider. I was build a couple of days ago after my creator got some ATTiny and needed to try them out. I was inspired by this  http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Bugs-Additional-Ideas-Tips-Tricks/step15/4-Spider/  

Basically I am a bare ATTiny85 some copper wire, two LED's and one 3.7V/50mAh LiPo battery.

ATTiny programmer shield

I got some ATTiny and now need to transfer the program from the Arduino IDE to the ATTiny without a programmer.

The solution is, just make your own programmer shield. Based on this tutorial http://hlt.media.mit.edu/?p=1229 I created my programmer shield for the Arduino Duemilanove. It's not pretty since it's just a ugly board out of my box but it works. Preparing the Arduino duemilanove according to this tutorial and then hook up the ATTiny into the header pin socket, open your sketch and click upload. Done!!!

Your wii sensor bar's wires are too short? It takes too much room? No problem! You can make wireless wii sensor bar instead thinking! So what you need: Battery … Read more
This one is for all you Simpsons fans. I've been watching them as long as I can remember! Ever since seeing Homer build Bart a combat robot I wanted to build my own … Read more
I found this DFRobot challenge and I thought, 'Hey, it's been a while since anyone has posted a link to a contest on LMR'. Then I thought, 'What's the difference … Read more
    Simple kit for wireless data transmission via 315mhz band. Frequency: 315Mhz. Modulation: ASK Receiver Data Output: High - 1/2 Vcc, Low - 0.7v Transmitter … Read more
The heart lights up when you hug him
Hi, this project was my christmas present to my girlfriend this year. What it does is that every time the bear is hugged, the heart fades in, pauses, and then fades … Read more
Looks for light or darkness
Using a
Well here my latest build. is a Headbot from the Junkbots book, I tried using photo transistors for light sensors but it was not really working, then I pulled two … Read more
REETI Disappointed by the lack of companionship offered by your current media center PC ? Imagine a body without arms or legs, topped by a silicone head which … Read more
Remote Control robot controlled with InfraRed Remote.
Using a
*Note: Fritzing Schematic, and Arduino Sketch attached as Zip.*  This is a 2 motor robot controlled with an Infrared remote control. Arduino needs the IR Library … Read more
The challenge is very simple, and can be build with what ever technology you have at hand Objective: build a walker robot that can pull an object at least 4 times … Read more
Adjustable servo tester with LED numeric readout of servo position. Now with code!
Currently powered by a PICAXE 14M2, SAA1064, 3-digit LED display from Knightbright, a 7805, and an LD1086. I will probably switch back to an 08M2 later. I was … Read more
A complete rehaul of this project is underway, please be patient. Read more
My idea is to remake the 6 DOF BRAT biped Kit, which retails for $299, for less the half the price using popsicle sticks and glue for the frame, cheap Hitec HS-55 … Read more

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Here is my latest ant weight combat robot, the Krave Monster. This robot is kind of a combination of a "dust pan" style combat robot with a clamp style. The dust … Read more
This is my latest robot named Octobot. It was designed entirely with CAD (Solidworks). Most of the parts were 3D printed. The 8 legged spider robot is controlled by … Read more
  Recently got a codebug board from the kickstarter. For those that don't know, codebug is a cheap (£10) board with a 5x5 LED array, 2 buttons and 4 GPIO, and … Read more
This is phase one of construction with RC control. Phase two is autonomous control, coming up real soon, with Jetson TX1 and ZED stereo camera. Read more
Update April 5: new videos showing better duck waddling ability and running on battery power. It is also now a one-eyed duck. Read more
Walk, Push ups, Navigate with ultrasound
Using a
Update: 03 May 2016  [Added video of push-ups and sonar test]   ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi everyone, I am … Read more
Annabelle is a human-sized robot that is a collaboration between Martin Triplett of Red-Sky robotics, and Bot Party, a collective of enthusiasts of … Read more
This is my writeup following my selection to review the Lynxmotion SSC-32U USB Servo controller.  Let me first apologise for the length of time it has taken me to … Read more