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Path Movement Underwater, Autonomously maintains a stable position in the water.
Using a
The aim of the project was to design and build an underwater vehicle with an emphasis on stability such that it may possible to perform light well intervention. … Read more

Weather station project: death, autopsy and resurrection

On April 2nd a bit after 11:33:22.546588 AM GMT+3 it happened. My weather station's (http://letsmakerobots.com/node/25773) remote unit died. I was having my morning coffee and noticed that weatherlogger hadn't received any updates for last 10 to 15 minutes or so. Last update was at previously mentioned timestamp.

Macintosh MacAXEpad Bug - "Hardware Not Found" when Programming Chip - how to fix

I just completed the basic construction of my Start Here robot and thought I would share something that drove me nuts. I searched and searched on this forum and couldn't find the answer to my problem. I found a solution burried on the Picaxe forum.

I was having the strangest problem. I could write out a simple little code and have the computer send it to the robot but when I tried to do more complex programs it would tell me that the hardware cannot be found.

Computer On Wheels Controller

Hi guys,
 
 
 
Since last week, I've been learning c++ and openFrameworks and creating a application to control any robot with a computer on it or, at least connected to one by someway.
 
It is supposed to be simple to implement and use.
You just need to run the application and program your robot to read the following chars and act corresponding to them:
  • 'w' to move forward;
  • 's' to mo
Hello LMRers! This is my first robot project on the net! Still a work in progress, Hoby 1.0 currently consists of two GWS continuous … Read more
  I found myself in a situation where polar coordinates are used in determining position and location of a small robot and several objects of interest.  In order … Read more
Self balancing robot remote controlled directly by a wiimote via bluetooth
Using a
Hello I am Tijmen Verhulsdonck 17 years old and come form the netherlands. In the past six months I have been working on a self Balancing robot that you can control … Read more
this is a salute to gery walter. check my blog for more details.http://digi01.blog.163.com/blog/static/1785060222011282252402/ Read more
Pick small things up and put them down
Using a
I had this idea after I studied a tulip on my roof garden. In the morning the blossom opened, in the evening the blossom closed. If I forgot to water it, it let its … Read more
Controlled via phone accelerometers and Bluetooth
This is my first robot using an Atmel ATtiny2313 Microcontroller.  It uses an L298N H-bridge with no PWM, with plans to add PWM.  I've included schematic and code … Read more
Line Tracking Robot
Using a
This robot is Simple Line tracking Robot. The plat form used is Mr General from Dagu for details about this platform go to http://letsmakerobots.com/node/11703. … Read more
Robot Arm with Object tracking Sensor. The IR eye is used as an Object detection and tracking sensor. For more details about the eye see: … Read more

Chess Engine Update 4/3/11

Well by luck I happened to find some one elses chess robot in one of the instructables contest. He was using Apple script to communicate with a terminal chess engine. That is about as much as I read into his project when I was like "Apple script?"

Balances on 2 wheels, Remote Controlled
Using a
  HI guys, This is Balance1, my balancing robot, I built balance1 to demonstrate that a digital controller I had designed in MatLab actually worked in the real … Read more

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Navigate by Ultrasound, IR and compass. Self charging
Using a
  Current Hardware:Picaxe 40x22 x Pololu Motor ControllersTilt compensated CompassAPC220 Wireless Serial (1 Km Ran Read more
Robot rover controlled by a NRF24L01+ transceiver
Using a
I wanted a rover with longer range (WIFI is to short). On this robot the video and control signals is transferred by a NRF24L01+. The video is very low resolution … Read more
Amplifies the wearer's strength, provides haptic feedback and environmental information, aids in disaster relief missions remotely if necessary.
Two teenage inventors embark on an endeavor of immense proportions, and potentially world shaking effects...the construction of MaRRVE. With applications ranging … Read more
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New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
Checks local temperature from the Yahoo Weather API and Temboo converts to INT.
In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to connect with the Yahoo Weather API and return the value of the local temperature … Read more
This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more

Open FURBY

Open FURBY is an open community-based project with the goal of providing low-cost social robot platform based on FURBY® toy from Hasbro®.

Cutting Acrylic sheet

I've been asked how to cut acrylic with a hot wire cutter - I made my own and there are a few plans for how to do this on instructables etc. This was my take on the idea which I find works OK for me... - see the file attached