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Framework for multi-tasking in BASIC on the Picaxe 28X1
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Multi-Tasking BASIC programming on the Picaxe 28X1 Calm down dear, it's only a BASIC program. Read more
Obstacle avoidance, tag, hide and seek, tug of war, and line following
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 This is a robot that I am working on for my robotics class at school.  At the end of the quarter, it will have to do hide and seek, tag, line … Read more
Heads towards the light, backs off from obstacles
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15-Nov-08 Read more
sits there looking around untill I fix the motor controller :P
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  It turns out that the treads I was using are way to heavy/bulky so I decided to just scrap the tankbot idea for now and go with a simpler bot  I am using two … Read more
Tracks the sun and moves a solar panel
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This is a solar tracker that I'm working on.  It's a stationary robot that will keep a pair of solar panels perpendicular with the sun so that they can charge … Read more
Shows you what kinds of things to consider when picking a battery for your robot
Uses a webcam and robot vision to navigate around obstacles
Obstacle avoidance is one of the most important aspects of mobile robotics. Without it robot movement would be very restrictive and fragile. This tutorial explains … Read more
Second-hand BoeBot With the whole 2K eeprom and the luxury 13 words RAM Fitted with the Ping, a compass, the quad QTI kit (2 used as kindof wheels encoders) + all … Read more
Tips on EEPROMS, i2c, scratchpad and variables
The picaxe 28X1 has some very cool memory features that can be used to free up program space or to give your robot a more convenient user interface. This post … Read more
A way to control more LEDs than you have pins in your chip!
Update: I added a video with my grad cap hacked with 64 individually addressed LEDs! This multiplexing/matrixing/array-ing sure is fun :3 This is pretty barebones … Read more
Rolls, waits for me to tell it to do something
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When I started R3M3, a month ago, I was using a BS2 for the core intelligence. Aside from price, I enjoyed the simplicity of the Basic Stamp. However, I have since … Read more
Navigate around
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The Robotwo is inspired by fritsl "how to make your first robot". My goal is to let the robot drive around my living room without any human interfering. However … Read more
Let two, three or more picaxes talk to each other
Picaxe serial bus   This walkthrough shows you how to make multiple picaxe chips talk to each other using 1 line. This works for all picaxe models but I only used … Read more
Picks up things with a robot arm
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    I made this CAD in Google Skechup after I had an epiphany. I thought this would be a really cool idea, and would give me some good experience. Here is how it … Read more

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Will explore the world autonomously, eventually.
This will be my mech like biped named "Troublesome", current version 0.8. Code name "Mao". Why Mao? Because it's 100% Chinese of course and since I live in the … Read more
A BiPed is born. Here is the biped I have been working on. It uses 8 MG995 servos, the Veyron 24 Channel servo controller, two 3.7v Lipo batteries and a Windows 8 … Read more
Tracks movement, Crawls about either autonomously or controlled by TV remote.
Before I moved to China and started working for DAGU I built a caterpillar robot made from Polymorph (shapeloc). I had wanted to make something different that did … Read more
I have been developing this 5 axis CNC Controller on and off (mostly off) for the last 3 years. I wanted an "all in one" controller that did not depend on a PC to … 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
Walks with a charming limp
I'm working on a simplified design of my quadruped. The new design should be easy to replicate (with a laser cutter or simple hand tools). Another aspect is that it … Read more