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I bought a parallax BOE-bot(the arduino robot shield) but had trouble with the 5v outputs when it went through the board. I modified it with some plates I bought … Read more
Hello guys, Lots of little projects left on my to-do list. Finally got the bi-ped to walk ( Still wobbly ). Need to complete MBB to follow lines (and solve mazes). … Read more
High speed omni directional robot ideal for soccer bots
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Now with video, Scamper appears to be a little wobbly at slow speeds but that is because at only 6%, the motors are constantly stalling and restarting. Once the … Read more
After some years following different DIY sites and forums, I decided that it was time to jump in. I choose to start with a premade platform to ease first steps … Read more
Monitors the weight of a pet, Logs data and provides visual feedback
So our (My girlfriends) cat has a hyperactive thyroid. The over abundance of thyroxin means she cant regulate her weight and without keeping it in check she will … Read more
Finds you the perfect Led for your project in a fun way
The Fun Led Checker Tester was something I needed for my workbench for a long time. Whenever you have an idea you start by going through your parts. Leds are in … Read more
Navigates around the room using the PING sensor to look out in front of it. as soon as an object gets within 12 inches it backs up and turns left
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Hello guys! My name is CreativeCorpse and this is my very first "robot" project. I know that there are probably 5000 diffrent versions of this same exact robot but … Read more
Autonomous navigation using vision
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Well.... It may not be pretty... but it's fun to do... Trying to use the Raspberry Pi and its camera to navigate the room full of toddlers toys... The ultrasonic … Read more
This is a continuation of my Robot Metallurgy 101 Lesson Journal. After I was able to get my motors moving using the SN754410 I became a little obessessed with … Read more
Actually serving as a test platform to get some programming done and check out all the components I got what to do with them. First cntact with a H bridge since I am using gear motors and no servos.
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Hi I am Steven X I am a modified line follower chassis and serve as a test platform. Now I will let my builder talk since i do not have any idea what he is doing … Read more
SR-624 BlackwidowBlackwidow is a sumo robot that I have built for the Louisiana Tech University's annual IEEE Robotic Sumo t Read more
Shuffles forward via precession of the flywheel, sometimes picking its feet up.
This is a very crude implementation of John W Jameson's Walking Gyro that he patented in 1981. I had made a simple gyroscope (flywheel) using a dc motor and cd and … Read more

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walk, run, grab things to the jaw, etc. All with a remote controller.
Hi, i´m David and I would like to show you the little robot on which I am working. Hexdrake is a low cost 2DOF hexapod made with hand-cut wood and Sg90 servos. I … Read more
This is an All terrain Robot I made for the ROBOWARS @ IIT India.  Came out to be a Winner! so I thought of posting it here. Its powered by 4x 200rpm DC geared … Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
I thought I should give my Kossel a "Robot" page, since Silas asked what the Kossel was, and I told him, "A 3D Printer," to which my precocious son replied, "No, … Read more
UPDATED: 04/15/14  (Added Two new Videos) After seeing the Awesome Hurby Bot, I thought I would have a bit of fun. My wife is out for the weekend, lets see what … Read more
It behaves similar to original Furby. Moving ears,eyes, mouth, torso and feet. Also has its own personality.
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(See last update (April 9th) at the end of the page: hurby dancing).  Read more