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She has 2 custom 3d printed HD-7 Arms with interchangable claws.10 ultra sonic sensors 2 hd cameras.
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My Name is Anthony, and I am a Robot Designer. Have a background in 3D graphics and Commercial Design, as well as a website designer. I put that together with my … Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
Hello guys! From day 1 on LMR, I have been nothing less than INSPIRED. Read more
My 2nd and 3rd robots, the first one was disassembled(Sumo Robot), I used some parts of it to build the obstacle avoiding robot. The chassis is made of aluminum, … Read more
This is the "Start Here Robot on a 6 leg hexapod chassis. Simply, modification of the Fritsl code to allow for turns.
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 After building the "Start Here" bot I wanted to create a walking bot of some kind. I was looking for biped robot ideas on “Youtube” and quickly realized that … Read more
Plug in up to 4 servos - the servo wires will be extended through a single CAT6 cable
Now there is a clean and simple way to extend servo wires using a CAT6 cable. These CAT6 extension boards allow the user to plug up to four servos into the row pins … Read more
A Hide-&-Go-Seek robot that will look for any person and then hides in the dark
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UPDATE: 28 Jan 2014 So Vexter is no more or he has been upgraded to point of minimal recognition. This is now Sherlock. He will amusing me and my kids in the … Read more
Follow, Navigate, Remote Controlled
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My name is Rick and have no programming background but have always wanted my own robot after watching the movie Short Circuit. From that time on I said "one day I … Read more
Information on the Picaxe 28 project board
I was working on my LMR robot and I made this Picaxe 28 information picture for my upcoming robot article. I modified this picture to show the ports and mine has my … Read more
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
After reading about the awesome stuff people have done, I decided to share my modest creation with the community. This is a differential steering robot that can be … Read more
Explorer robot with camera 1/3 inch and pan-tilt controled by radio control
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***Project completely rewritten*** Version of January 28   0 - ONCE UPON A TIME... (A BRIEF HISTORY) This is my first project, a explorer rover with robotic claw … Read more
I have this shield bot set up with IR detection and it works pretty good. I am trying to add ultrasound, hooked up to pins 5(echo) and 6(trigger) to reduce some … Read more

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Which MOSFET to use for battery voltage measurement?

Hello all,

I'm currently building a buoy with a string of sensors that measures temperatures at different dephts. I'll be making a blog or Something Else later.

The thing is, I want to measure the voltage of the battery (Li-Po) to be able to predict when it needs to be charged since the system will operate "out-there-in-the-middle-of-nowhere".

[Update: Chapter PROGRAMMING & VIDEO - Date & time] Introduction x2 is a small humanoid robot platform for my current research. It is also a HackadayPrize … Read more
Control every robot with a customizable app
I just finished a project I have been working on for quite a while now - a fully featured universal Bluetooth remote for Android. Most controllers I have seen on … Read more
Bitbang Control over FTDI
This is a short note on how to setup a C programming environment for the FTDI chip in bit banging mode, since that's what I had difficulty doing. There may be … Read more

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Super Cooler Code

Hi guys as some of you know I've been working on code for a project I have in mind, it not a new idea, lots of folks are doing it http://freeaire.com/ , I just want to put my take on it, and perhaps save some store owners some money and make a little myself.

 I live in Maine USA, winters are pretty cold here, lots of small stores have walk in coolers for keeping beer and soda code, so why not when its suitable use that cold air to cool the walk ins, a typical 8' by 20' walking cooler costs $250 or more a month in electricity to operate.

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App controlled using arduino uno, android
The robot will think using a cheap smartphone(<80€) and use gps, accellerometer and compass data from the phone to command arduino through bluetooth or host … Read more
Walks using 3 servos, makes sounds depending on its environment
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So, now that I've built a couple of bots, I thought I'd try making one of those Bottlebots that they have on TV, you know on that program where they fight? What's … Read more