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I mentioned at the end of my tip/walkthrough on making IR obstacle detection sensors that they could be used for tracking an object and it would be great to track … Read more
OK,you can read it now     "The SpeakJet is a completely self contained, single chip voice and complex sound synthesizer." This walk thru will show how to use … Read more
05/01/09  Hi, I discovered this site about a week ago and since then I have decided I have to build a robot. I have been experimenting with PIC microcontrollers … Read more
remote and autonomous
Using a
After pressing the wrong button and deleting my blog post, I've decided to list this as a robot, but still not complete. The original design plans look like … Read more
Navigate around
Using a
1st Stage - Robot Platform This is my first robot. I use arduino Decimila for the brain and Tamiya twin motor gearbox. Sensor is Sharp IR connected to a servo.  … Read more
drive a parallel display using a 8574 port expander
Using a
Any parallelly interfaced character LCD you get these days will have a Hitachi HD44780 chip or a different one compatible with the HD44780. These usually have 14 … Read more
hover and move by itself
Using a
 Jan 1 right now im waiting for some parts, Arduino Duemilanove, Protoshield, L293D x2, atmega328, and some other stuff im still trying to find some dc motors and … Read more
well this is what I've been working on for a while. The plans started out as a hexapod with the same basic idea, but the servos I ordered for it are a bit weak so I … Read more
Well folks, it works... It turns out I was trying to run this LCD from a bad Picaxe chip. Here is why the chip is bad Much thanks to rik (and all others) for their … Read more
Navigate around, possibly mapping
Using a
This is my next planned robot. It's based on pieces from the self balancing robot, that will be sadly recycled. Components: Brain: Arduino diecimilaMotor Driver: … Read more
bugbot 1 is for most an boebot with modified chasis it has a pir motion sensor,2full rototation servos and a parallax standard servo for the mandable it also … Read more
bugbot 1 is for most an boebot with modified chasis it has a pir motion sensor,2full rototation servos and a parallax standard servo for the mandable it also … Read more
It goes forward until it sees an obstruction and then turns towards the next most promising direction and goes forward again
Using a
This is a robot that is based on the start here bot, and my CD Scout.  It's basically the same input and output devices in the CD Scout, but this one has a better … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound avoiding objects
Using a
 Here's a robot that i'm making using a cassette player mechanism to create the body.       Read more
8.Dez Hello,   Thats Me: Yes, now i am here. I am from Switzerland (I speak German) and I'm 15 years old. I like all things with Robots, Electronic and … Read more

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Moves! Talks in Minionese! Makes you laugh!
Are  you a fan of the Despicable Me movies? Eagerly awaiting the release of the Minions prequel movie this summer? Time to build your own Minion. You know you want … Read more
Line follower using three line sensors with a Dagu Micro Magician on an Actobotics Runt Rover Sprout chassis. Uses 6v NiMNH battery pack
Next to obstacle avoiding robots, the most common beginner bot would be a line follower. I myself love line followers, and they are some of my favorite weekend … Read more
If you want your bot has the ability of precision motion and keep things simple,this project may helps. Part list: 65mm wheel *2, … Read more
A track to provide locomotion.
  OK, I've been asked a few times about the tracks I made from bicycle chain. It's probably easier if I just make a tutorial and then I can direct anyone … Read more
Navigates around via stereo cams, picks up and carries objects
The robot is controlled from a laptop running Windows (don't kill me, please, Windows + Visual C++ is in my view still the easiest, most flexible environment to … Read more
Autonomy, vision, sonar, PID control
This bot, has been a kinda "I'm bored" project. It has taken several iterations over the last few years. Mostly made from scraps and donated material, there is … Read more
An easy to build, Arduino powered, walking robot, with manual IR remote control, with automatic mode that uses ultrasound to avoid obsticles
The parts list Some tie-wraps (for the cabling) Foam tape An Arduino - I used a VISduino An Arduino sensor shield Battery box + batteries - I used 4xAAA in the … Read more
my first freeform micro core.it is a beam bot.i refer chu's body design.     i am going to add mcu based ir senser,maybe rc system futher. the video show some … Read more