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overlay data from an arduino on live video
The Video Experimenter shield from nootropic design allows data overlay from a camera.  This is the demo program running.  I'm using an old pair of video goggles … Read more
Finally got a little time this week - weekend to work on our robot project. This is a video of steering stabilization for our tracked robot. We're using compass … Read more
Hey everyone! I'm new to LMR and I'd like to post my first robot. It is a simple line following bot. It can follow a black line on a white background and vice … Read more
OK - finished the "tenative" mechanical design and just cut the chassis. Sized for standard servos; 18 for the legs, 2 for the pan and tilt. Behold the inital 6 … Read more

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Create a solid rocket motor at home!
Manufacturing combustion chambers and nozzles, cooking rocket fuel and using PVC pipe to create custom rocket motors right at home! Not only is making your own … Read more
Accelerometer assisted fin actuation to provide straight flight
This model rocket was modified to fit 4 servos, each controlling the position or a fin. An accelerometer in the nose cone gave data to the Arduino in which it … Read more
Autonomous roving via IR sensor, manual joystick control via Wifi
Using a
My first attempt at using an Arduino WiShield for wifi connectivity. This robot can move with a USB joystick connected to a PC as well as autonomous roving using … Read more
joystick control, autonomous mode, video transmitting
Using a
The idea behind this project was to incorporate a complete x86 computer into a mobile robot. With netbooks becoming more powerful every year, they maintain low … Read more
The goal is to design, build and program a robot which is nearly as sophisticated as ASIMO ($1,000,000) or WilloGarage's PR2 ($400,000) from off the shelf … Read more
Navigate (semi) autonomously
Using a
The build is covered on the blog I started for this bot (linked in additional info) if anybody is interested. It is far too long and I don't want to copy and paste … Read more
Is controlled with my iPhone
Using a
Hello LMR, First of all, this little guy is made just for testing purposes and to prove that my concept works. There are no revolutionary solutions in this little … Read more
I've noticed alot of posts lately have been about faulty power supplies, mainly because they are utilizing a 9V battery in their circuit. 9V batteries are intended … Read more
I had been learning basic electronics and the use of Arduino in college this year to create musical instruments and interfaces. Now that summer is here and I have … Read more
The robot is based on compound-eye sensor: an infrared sensor that, with a minimum of programming, knows if the object moving ahead, is going up, down, right or left.
Using a
When I saw the "Mr. General" robot by oddbot (link), I loved it. I thought it is "expressive", a skill difficult to find in a robot built at home. So I built my … Read more

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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
line following robot; running on 72MHz ARM Cortex M4, stm32f303 (pin compatibile with stm32f103); as controll loop pid is used for basic position control; for … Read more
A collection of my astromechs
Hi everyone, I am currently making a collection of droids, for the project Alliance/Army of Droids, part of the Alliance of Droids. Here is what I have so far: 1. … Read more
Hi! After accomplishing the obstacle challenge I though the next level is to do it automatically.  It's quite a new challenge as it is composed by (at least) the … Read more
Hey to everyone. I am new to this and I love this site. I have always love robots for over30 years. You could say I am old school.well, here is one of my old … Read more
This r2 is built with the mission of helping non-profit and charity organizations. So far, this droid has appeared at Adopt-a-pet, the local church fall festival … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Guides On Making Star Wars Robots

Long time lurker, first time poster, so let’s kick this off as most do with a quick bit About Me (They still call it that, right?!):

I’m a long time hobbyist. Started out on some smaller projects when I was younger and, as they say, the rest was history. I mostly have films to blame for this: watching stuff like The Terminator (hence the name) and Star Wars when I was (probably far too) young fascinated me and I’ve kinda been hooked ever since. 

So! Onto my first post:

     What motivated this post was my review for the Pixy CMUcam5 Image Sensor.      Actually the motivation was some issues that I had trying to make an … Read more