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How to make hollow tubing ..... and Play a flute
How to make PolyMorph Extruded Tubes. Non-Stream (PolyMorph Workshop 6 :- PolyMorph Extrusion Techniques) Take a round piece of tubing (any size really, any … Read more
Avoids obstacles, follow the line and solves mazes
Using a
<added basic Maze Solving video> <added wii nunchuk control video> <added line following video> Read more
Plays wave files from a AVR based MCU with very little external hardware!
Using a
Last year I wanted to add sound to a bot so I wrote a program that plays wave files.  I later rewrote it so that it would be completely interrupt driven so that I … Read more
Drives around & detects magnets
Using a
This is what my 'half a robot' blog turned into. For some construction Photos see here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23442     Magnetnator Features: Read more
rolls forward
  I need a red rubber band tire!  The neck wiggles for awhile after it comes to a halt.      Read more
Controls a small RC car via PC with image processing
Small project to control an RC car via pc. I've placed a small RF pinhole camera in the car so I could be used for manual driving and for image processing. Here are … Read more
Explores via Ultrasound, Plays Zelda's Lullaby ( kinda ) when stuck
Using a
Hello LMRtians!  I finally got my bootloader code working.  I got my package in the mail from Sparkfun this morning.  I added a ball caster to the rear for … Read more
MoMo is my current mobile software experiment platform.  Created out of a previous project (Mobile Laser Platform).  The purpose of MoMo is to continue to test … Read more
this is my first little robot that imma give to my girlfriend, for her cats to go after.... my problem is its not moving fast enough any ideas ? any help would be … Read more
I have some robots and robot parts looking for a good home. I want to give as many as possible a chance to win but I want entertaining video for everyone. There is … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, barks when someone knocks on the door.
Using a
I have had this board in my hands for over a month and I have to say that this review may be a bit complicated. I feel that I not only need to review this board … Read more
It wanders around, avoid obstables and dosent' fell from edges
Using a
Hi all, Here is my first robot using a micro-controller ! I started with the Start Here guide and it evolves a bit. I rewrote the code, it might not be as good as … Read more

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My first attempt at a dancing Chinese lion was rushed and failed miserably. I did however learn a few things from the failure and am attempting to make a fully … Read more
Arduino MINI V3, Bluetooth, Infra LED, Key & Joypad controled robot.
Triple Axis Magnetometer - HMC5883 Using Arduino Nano V3 plate infrared LEDs built a data transmission device, which is controlled using a PC terminal programs … Read more
Learns through pattern recognition, drives very manoeuvrably, calculates best action from success of previous actions.
If you are familiar with the combined work of the late Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, then you will understand why I have called this robot Lobsang. If not, I … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 29 July 2015: the call for reviewers is closed. Thank you all for your propositions to review the mBot kit. Makeblock is reviewing now your comments and will … Read more
ATMEGA16, LDR, Following line control robot
The robot is controlled in this way we also, when we want to move along a specified line. Whether it followed, or as shown in lines (black szigetelőszallag taped) … Read more
     Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. The … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more
Using a WiPy to control an L298N motor driver, then servos... Then the world?
The WiPy homepage I will document the ease of use of the WiPy in this segment over the coming days. Looking over the Documentation Read more