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Let's take a look at Text-to-Speech & show you an example of how objects can be used.  My other tutorials (including my written objects guide) are here. The … Read more
It moves in any light, but the best movement is in direct sunlight.
Hello This is Tipsy my robot that I made from parts I had around my workshop. His main drive motors and wheels are an old cassette player. The solar panel is new. … Read more
Specification: Suggested Voltage:4.5V DC No load Speed:90±10rpm No Load Current:190mA(max.250mA) Torque:800gf.cm min Size:20*20*64   Read more
Specification: Suggested Voltage:3V DC No load Speed:65±10rpm No Load Current:125mA(max.170mA) Torque:800gf.cm min Size:43*45*15   Read more
Price: $362 USD
DS1052E 50 MHz Digital Oscilloscope Read more
That's right, an oscilloscope that is free. And costs no money either. Almost as cool a Frits'o'scope. Xoscope is a piece of software that runs on Linux. Windows … Read more
Explores via Ultrasound, plays "Zelda's Lullaby" when stuck
Using a
    This is my first robot.  I started fiddling with microchips as a break from high level programming.  I like feeling more in touch with the low level … Read more
Price: $49 USD
The Propeller Platform USB is an open-source platform for building your own electronics projects. Features Read more
Provides encoder measurements to a geared motor
Recently I hacked some servos for fun. While I had the servos open and had removed all the electronics, it occurred to me that there was a lot of space in there … Read more
Price: $15 USD
This board is based on the Arduino, its freaking awesome!!! It goes faster than normal Arduinos... since its red, comes in a kit, its cheap due to the removal of … Read more
Displays amazing 3D animations
I've been looking around the web and I found these nifty cubes of LEDs. There weren't really clear instructions on to build one, but I feel like i can figure it … Read more
So it was a long time since i wanted to play with a supercapacitor. I found a good deal on ebay for some 4F, 5.5V capacitor. The first thing i made is a micro … Read more
Finished today, after weeks and weeks of planning and construction, a new pair of hands for my Robonova, inspired by the Mellissa hands. The time taken is a best … Read more
Navigates with commands from a wireless nunchuck
Using a
This is my first robot(arduino based). It is currently incomplete. I started by getting some standard hitech servos, and then modifying them by removing both the … Read more
Price: $15 USD
The Cyberbolic Reflector improves the distance and sensitivity of acoustic sensors. How does it work? The Cyperbolic Reflector's unique cylindrical parabolic curve … Read more

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This is my first generation Tele-operation robot built during 2014. Now I have already had my second generation robot with pure Linux OS. But the first one is still … Read more
I just have to do things different.... Inspired by fhareide's work on the Sphero Strandbeest, I have started my version, of course, different.   For starters, I … Read more
Hello Friends, I am very happy to join in LMR. Hope to know you. This is my second generation Tele-operation robot built during 2015. This robot is based on the … Read more
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.   2015-08-30: Read more

Robot arm design, my ideas and progress so far.

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Building an arm for your robot can be the hardest part of robot design. There can be many different designs besides a humanoid design. For example you might have a CNC style XYZ axis or even a tentacle design where multiple joints are surrounded by cables. For BoozeBot I've decided to go for a humanoid design because I would like him to be able to pick things up like a person would. Reguardless of your design the first problem you are likely to face is strength vs weight.

      Hello again fellow geeks and geekets!       I got impatient with my little legs project.They're great, but they are tiny. I'm keen to build larger … Read more
I wanted to create a robot like this for some time now, but I was too busy. Luckily LMR user Wingman did all the hard work and designed the 3D Printable Attiny Can … Read more
Sun 30th August 2015 In March 2015, one of our members, Cevinius created Mob Bob, a variation of the very popular 3D printed Bob robot that was created by K120189. … Read more