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Show how to improve the output of analog sensors
Indroduction: The Sharp GP2Dxxx family is often used in robotics as distance sensors because the sensors are cheap and everywhere available. The normal use of these … Read more
XBee Files - Part 1 - Basic Communications and Setup. Non-Stream Video :- XBee Files Part 1 This guide will take you through the basic setting up of the XBees in an … Read more
This is my second rocket car, designed with Google Sketchup. The image below is additional rendered with Inkscape (also freeware): All wheels will be ball bearing … Read more
Flashes four 7-segment display which forms the word: "LOVE"
Hi guys...   I saw a blog about a cool project. It is powered from USB and simply displays the word "LOVE"... I was thinking about adding more dinamics because I … Read more
 Hi everybody, This is somewhat a tutorial, so here I wanna present you some information about ATmel's processors, and I will present those two chips that I am … Read more
navigates via ultrasound, "identifies" milkshake bottles and drives away from them
Using a
Following on from Djeff-209 MkI. In order to replace a slipping drive sprocket, I had to change the layout a bit. I also added the code for very limited object … Read more
navigate around via ir........
Using a
Very simple robot with sharp ir and microswitches.............. 3 servos and arduino brain.......     Read more
Djeff-209 is my first robot, based on the LMR Start Here robot. I swapped out the wheels for tracks, and an SRF05 ultrasonic in place of the Sharp IR sensor. At … Read more
Interpretes Logo commands coded by black and white boxes on paper strip. Draws accordingly :D
Using a
Hi, everybody! I'm back with my new robot - LogoTurtleBot. Read more
Navigates via 3 Sharp IR detectors
Using a
This robot uses Mark Tildens H-Bridge design for motor drivers. The brains of the robot is a HEX inverter that until the Sharp IR detects an object the motors go … Read more
lets you transmit IR at a range of up to 200m
It is actually very simple you know...it' all based on two primary things: - LED won't be on at all times, so maybe we can get a little over that max current … Read more
The fascination nowadays is that I could put in “cost ” 30€ or 30.000€. Read more
Will hopefully reach an altitude of 35km
This is one of our projects for the Google Lunar X Prize. We will launch a 2 m diameter hydrogen weather balloon coming Saturday nearby Nanjing, China. The payload … Read more

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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
Wireless Controlled, Autonomous Snow Plow Robot
The project was a personal project which was also part of my school's final term project for the Mechatronics and Robotics Program. My partner handled the … Read more
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
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