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Pushes 3Kgs/sec/cm in a straight line
This is a new Gear motor version of my previous Linear Servo actuator. It is a custom 3D printed Linear Servo actuator for activating a lever or push/pulling … Read more
UPDATE 5/27/2014 - Added new photos at the bottom and a video of the head looking up and down. I have a hexbug spider that the wife picked up for me @ the thrift … Read more
Plans to follow a line, dreams of solving mazes
UPDATE 5/26/2014 : Changed motors/Testing a Buzzer/Trying out various designs. Hey guys. Although Nano Rover has started moving ( a bit better ), it's not near … Read more
This guy is curious and will explore its surroundings. Equipped with GPS, compass, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, infrared distance sensors, sound, light, pressure, temperature, humidity.... it wants to explore.
This is my robot "Earth Explorer One". My inspiration are the Mars explorer robots and after many years of wanting to build one, I've finally started. Now I would … Read more
The robot navigates around avoiding obstacles by ultrasound and choosing the best way to follow.
Using a
The robot navigates around avoiding obstacles by ultrasound and choosing the best way to follow. The programming code is attached here as a .txt file. Download it … Read more
Build real-world embedded solutions get and learn how to use a +40 I/O (16 PWM's) microcontroller board for $12, lab-based course.
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Do you want to learn real robotics from inside?  UPDATE 25-May-2014: videos about servo control by potentiometer and automated successfully! Read more
Realistic conforming grips things using opposable thumb
I set myself a task to create a single 3D printed hand with an "Opposable" thumb. The design I present here comes from some of my previous jointed finger … Read more
Solves a non-looped line maze
Using a
UPDATE : 5/24/2014: New video added ( with path shortening ) This was my 2nd robot. Back then, I had built it to solve a line maze but there wasn't a path … Read more
(Update May 23rd, I got the L293D/H-bridge and things are moving along)   Intro (May 4, 2014) Read more
Autonomous navigation, web-based remote control
dilBot A loving little rover dilBot is a JavaScript powered Wild Thumper-based rover that makes heavy use of zip ties. More photos What does it do? Right … Read more
I found this nifty resource which outlines how to change the splash screen on a full graphic LCD. He goes into pretty good detail about how to go about it but … Read more
Hi its me again this is my third robot.I made about in about one month. Materials that i used: *Arduino clone (Funduino). *Breadboard. *Ultrasonic sensor … Read more

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Goes to the brightest light source
Using a
Ok, that is something what sits on my desk for a while and never got finished. Inspired by Yahmez and his The MicRObot Challenge and also one of my Chinese … Read more
Designed for the Veyron 24 Servo Controller and Software
We all know that the "Veyron" is a super cool Bugatti Automobile..... until now.... What I present here is the Veyron24  complete with Full Plastic … Read more
It's not fully operational at this time.
This is a complete rebuild from v1.x, as you can see. This robot is much larger, and much more complex than v1.x was. I designed the decks using 3D CAD and had them … Read more
Float, sail, tow, look small in the middle of a pond, harrass submarines
Hi. This is my first project post (but not my first project), so sorry if I've done anything wrong. I'm not sure if I'm OK to post this, as it is an RC model, but … Read more
Serves beer cans (or any other can).
Using a
HeinyBot 2.0, robot waiter in process of construction 100%. Four modes of operation provided. Manual, Static Waiter, Dynamic Waiter and Presentation. In manual mode … Read more
High speed omni directional robot ideal for soccer bots
Using a
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
Creates Room Maps & sends them to laptop w/XBee, receives room location from laptop, locates balloons w/PING, & herds them w/fans to that spot
Using a
Here is my new post to document the details of my plans.  I'll update my progress in implementing them here as noteworthy milestones are reached.  My goals with … Read more
Time for a new challenge! This time around, the handicap will be building your robot with a single motor (or servo, muscle wire, coil, solenoid, or other … Read more