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Learn how to make a robot, no skills needed, very, very easy.
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If you have purchased an "Instant Robot" shield, you can find a project using that shield here.If you prefer the instructions in a single PDF, Dominic / Servello … Read more

Let's Make Robots at World Maker Faire in NY 26 to 27 Sep 2015!

Come visit Let's Make Robots at World Maker Faire in NY 26 to 27 Sep 2015! Let's Make Robots is a global online community of robot makers since 2008. We love to share our knowledge and have fun letting people play with our robots. Come visit us in the Robots area of Zone 4.

Can be driven around with an Android device, streams video to the host computer
About This is a Raspberry Pi powered robot rover that can be controlled with an Android device in the same Wifi network. It can move forward, backward and sidewise. … Read more
hi guys, after long break, video of our multi robotics system : robots are moving on LCD screen where can be any environment design ; NOT DONE YET, just first … Read more
Uses the ATMega32u4 of the Pro Micro to pass keyboard commands to a PC based on what footswitch is pressed.
UPDATE - I have reworked this project to use a Line6 footswitch to act as the buttons, connected to an arduino 'control box' via ethernet cable. I will update this … Read more

My robot won't get hacked!

Simply out of interest, and for security at PiWars (and other maker venues), I have been working on a security feature for Lobsang. The Pi in Lobsang skips standard login (so the python programs can be run immediately and automatically on booting) so the system is not secure. My solution was inspired by a feature of the Scout robots in CHAPPiE- in the film there is a special USB chip that allows the robot's software to be updated, and without this USB 'key' you cannot 'unlock' and access the robots.

Follows a line and avoid obstacles, Make sound with a piezo speaker
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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

Robot family picture

This is my complete robot family. 24 robots so far. Build over the last 15 years. Some of them are dead or incomplete. But most of them works.

A higher resolution image can be found in my flickr album, including tags of every single robot.

 

 

 

Camera controller for time lapse photography, flash control, external event trigger
For my second hobby, photography, I need an intervalometer to make time-lapse photography. Before building one from scratch I searched for a ready-to-use Arduino … Read more
Walkthrough about remote control a robot with an Android phone
What it does? This walkthrough demonstrate how to control an Arduino based robot from your Android cell phone. Different remote modes can be realized. Directy from … Read more

FezBridge - Android Debug Mode meets Fez Domino

FezBridge is an Implementation of the Android Debug Bridge (ADB)  on a .NETMF device, the Fez Domino from GHI electronics. It is based on the MicroBridge project from Inopia alias Romfont. The ADB is available on most Android phones (Andropid v1.6 or higher). This is one of the advantages against the Android Open Accessory mode. which runs only on a few phones.

Follows a line without a brain
HD-Bot is my first intend in building robots. His name is is derived from his chassis, which is an an old hard disk case. There is no controller onboard, the motors … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound. Detects fire and fight against it.
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This is my competitor for the LMR DAGU contest. It is named Mr. "Red" Adair, named after the well known firefighter Paul "Red" Adair. An Atmel ATmega328 controller … Read more
Howto make sound without any sound transducer using only the DC motors of your robot.
Description: I  am just start to play around with the new Arduino Tone library, when I realize that I have no sound transducer laying around here. Than I remember … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, detects light sources
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This is my first attempt on building an 'arty' bot. I didn't know before I started, that this would be the most time instensive robot I 've ever build. But I've … 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
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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