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Create wireless serial connection
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Wireless controlThis walk through describes a cheap way to create a wireless controller for a robot. It is not a ready-to-go manual, but a proof of concept. It's … Read more
Navigates around mindlessly very slow avoiding large obstacles
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Well here is my start here bot. I want to do more with it eventually but I am moving on to the Aduino platform for my next bot that I need to design. The start here … Read more
  First place and congratulations to Kelpy with his  LMR Bot Clone (ish):   Read more
Yesterday I finetuned the code for ladybug independent moves. I excluded the IR TV remote controll functionality because infrain function on 08M is somehow … Read more
This is my ArduinoBot Proto. It uses and Arduino in place of the Parallax BS2 and BOE board that came with the BoeBot. Read more
Haven't touched the dusted Mindstorm NXT at corner for long time I decide to combine it with lots of parts salvage from friends for 4 leg walker. The leg idea … Read more
Line follower, sumo and finger follower behaviours selected via a mode button.
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R/C robots are fine but I like autonomous robots best. For this March Break I wanted to host a "Build You Own Robot" party for my son and his two friends. I've … Read more
Well, this is probably the simplest robot I've ever made. It is just this event's robot mounted in a old IBM box. I've built it just to serve as a testing platform … Read more
This is the 4 channel motor controller from DAGU. Although designed for the Rover 5 chassis this controller is suitable for any small robot using Omni or Mecanum … Read more
accepts programming. wheels and servo are controllable.
Yeah! We're very excited to be building our first "real" robot. Got the kit as a b-day present. Spent the afternoon yesterday putting it together, and getting the … Read more
Prevents losing by forfeit. Forces action. Sets bar for family team.
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EeGads! That's what crossed my mind when I submitted our team registry for Robogames. I know we're behind schedule, inexperienced, and hacking left and right, but … Read more
Navigate around via IR sensor
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My "start here" attempt(and also sorry me for my language) with some kind of manual design and some additional things like indication of state on/off photodiode , … Read more
chasing the sun based on the values of the 4 LED while the dish focuses the sun
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my first robot a suntracker using basic stamp 2 and meccano metal parts   the chrome dish focuses sun, i'm going  to use it to heat water in next build 4 … Read more
Ignites fireworks in a timed sequence
Hi, this is my second version of a firework ignition system. It can ignite 8 fireworks and you are able to create any sequence with a program I made for the … Read more

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RC,Obstacle Avoidance,Line Following
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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
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
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
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
This is an arduino based line follower robot with obstacle avoidance system. https://www.youtube.com/embed/ijEDKRIHmSU   1. Robot structure description Chassi and … Read more