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Controls a Fan Speed based on room temperature
This is a POC I made for a friend. Looked it up on the net and decided to give it a try. The setup is made of a DS18B20 temp sensor to mesure room temperature and … Read more
creep around, avoid obstacles, autonomous and remote controlled
So this is my first robot ever.  Why another chopstick robot? Well, simple answer: When i first started to look into making any kind of robot the price for a kit … Read more
Object avoidance via 5 ultrasound sensors, basic object tracking via same sensors, bluetooth remote control via android
Hello, this is my first project on letsmakerobots so bear with me :) I wanted to build an object avoidance robot with more than one ultrasonic sensor as i found … Read more
Hello All, I've been doing a lot of reading and internet research for a couple months now and have finally worked up enough confidence to start my first project. … Read more
It tells you the number of people who entered/left your room based on IR
Work in progress description coming soon . One schematique available. I'm using an IR LED an IR sensor and an 8 digits screen to show the number of people. When you … Read more
Hallo LMR community! After following your great projects for over one year, it's time to submit my first robot. As long as I can remember, I was always been … Read more
Navigates around Autonomously with pre-programmed waypoints
Using a
After seering that many people like making their rc quad-copters/ helicopters and planes autonomous by use of gps guided flight controllers, i throught i would try … Read more
 IR sensor module:  (IR LED, photo diode + little amplification)             Read more
Helps you get better performance from your programs
Preliminaries "God made the integers, all the rest is the work of man." Leopold Kronecker Read more
This is my first robot project. I used an Arduino Uno and Rotoshield. Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
Replace mechanical limit switches on my CNC mill
As some of you are aware, I have a small desktop milling machine (Taig) that I converted for CNC control. And a very useful feature to implement on a CNC machine … Read more
Assists Boy Scouts with Camping Activities
Using a
ScoutBot 1402 is a Robot Designed to take camping with Boy Scout Troop 1402. It is a rather large and heavy Robot, it stands about 5 feet tall, and weighs in at … Read more
Hello! Here you got Robin, my first robot! He can avoid objects and later he will be also able to follow lines. He haves a 20M2 as brain, a Dagu Rover 5 as base and … Read more
Travels towards Light source
This is my first robot to use the a MSP430 microcontroller and was mainly a project to help me learn more about using the MSP430. I originally posted this robot on … Read more

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Navigation, fetch objects, recognise people
Using a
This is Robbie the Robot The project is a couple of years in the making he is a 2 wheel differential drive robot with a Inmoov upper body the servos in the arm … Read more

555 Solar-Wind Controller -- For Ossipee

Ok.  I'm building a parts list for an SMD version of this guys 555 Charge Controller.  So far I've replaced,

As seen in my blog post about Sticky, first attempt to build a quadrupod ended with a jump from the desk. Hopefully, I learned a lot and I was ready to launch the … Read more

Emotions and Motivations as behaviour architecture

Hi all, a few days ago, I started designing the behaviour-based architecture for my robot Hurby. I thought to design it as a Subsumption architecture (see my previous blogs) in which different behaviours compete to be selected as dominant, and hence move Hurby accordingly.

voice recognition, face recognition, live HD streaming from the PiBot Camera, control via smartphone & tablet ,line following, line making, measuring distance, and GPS.
I've been working on a build-it-yourself Raspberry Pi Robot called the PiBot that has all sorts of cool features on it, such as voice recognition, face … Read more
Gets your robot up and running through a Python App
UPDATE: 7/5/2014 : Lighting up specific colours in an RGB LED via a Python GUI (added) UPDATE: 7/4/2014 : Short info on PyGame vs msvcrt library added. Hello … Read more
LM4755 amp it is a fun project i always like to build audio projects, i repair amplifiers.   chips: power amp chip(LM4755) preamp chip(LM4562) EQ 3 band(LM4562) … Read more
Sits on your desk and looks cool.
I made this a while ago and I thought I might as well post a page for it. I printed this on a Printrbot Simple 2014. V1 printed successfully for me, but I … Read more