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This is a project still in the works, below is a list of current features. T'Rex track chassis T'Rex motor controller Pixhawk autopilot Odroid SBC 3DR GPS - will … Read more
An RC car with aluminum foil on the front. This guy uses capacitance to find out where things are, though it still needs some work. Most of the work was done by a … Read more

Maple Mini ebay clone

I was looking at eBay one night and saw a Maple Mini clone. It was under $5 so I took a chance. For any that don't know, the Maple boards are Arduino like uC's designed by Leaf Labs. They make ARM Cortex controller boards. This little board has the following short list specs:

Looks for a blue colored sign, reads it and act upon
I was asked to start a blog. Don�t expect anything else than beginners level! A couple of months ago I bought a Raspberry Pi out of curiosity and soon after that … Read more

Find a sign by color tracking

An overview of the code factory:
Color detection is the fastest approach for for finding objects in a video image. And it does have its downsides of course.
Last week I bought an Arduino Yun from my local Radio Shack. It was on clearence just as all the items there due to closing :( Read more
A rover with 4 directional wheels.
Andromina robot v.1.2 is a 4WD robotic platform with four directional wheels. The four wheels can independently turn. The robot can maneuver multiple ways. The … Read more
EyBot v0.1 Buildin parts are: Raspberry Pi, arduino. L298 H-Bridge, mini amplifier for speaker.DC-DC (12V to 5V). at this moment, controlled over WLAN, or over … Read more
I finally finished this OpenCV robo arm. It follows my neon green paper. I use the Romeo All in One microcontroller with the Arduino IDE. This microcontroller … Read more
Control method: remote CPU: Arduino Mega, Raspberry PI Programming language: Arduino C, C++, Java, Python
After reading about Duanes Rover5, I decided to try to build my own. It is still not finished so I will update this page on a regular base. The following diagram … Read more

Starting SuperDroidBot Blog

So much is happening so fast, I'm starting this blog to document what is going on with the bot, so I can look back on my thoughts from time to time and see how they developed.  Others are more than welcome to participate!  I'll start by throwing in a diagram and some fun video!

Overview

The new version of my transforming wheel robot is way easier to assemble, and all the files are up on thingiverse so you can build your own.  Read more
It's a multi-functional PCB fabrication robot
Diyouware TwinTeeth is an open-source PCB mini-factory targeted to the electronic hobbyists. It is an innovative fabricator of Arduino™ shield-size PCBs which … Read more
This is a simple autonomous robot based around the Basic Stamp2, it has obstacle avoidance using a home made IR Transmitter and Receiver as well as obstacle detection using bump switches and copper whiskers.
Seek light & avoid obstacles
Using a
Update, 21/01/2014 I found that the ultrasonic sensor struggles with "box" obstacles towards its front flanks, probably due to reflection. Therefore to stop it … 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
Using a
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
Update nr3 (Feb25,2015) video added of one of the first attempts to drive a straight line of 150 cm,, with on-route calibration. Update nr 2 (Feb 24, 2015) Read more
Use A4988 stepper driver to drive two DC motors instead. Make use of currentlimit to control speed.
EDIT: Some speed control, new code example and video added 21.2.2014 See below " SOME IDEAS" section for more information.     I ordered some well known pololu … Read more
Hexapod Hexer was originally conceived as a simple and cheap robot(price $ 100) that does not require additional modules and blocks. The whole brain was collected … Read more
This is my MeArm. I built it in an afternoon, but took 3 weeks to get a controller up and going. I decided to put a 4 servo controller onto the base that accepts … Read more
Navigate around cleaning the floor
  Meet Molly... She is a automatic wet swiffer.. She works in conjunction with my commercial roomba that I love..   I wanted a simple robot that would pick up … Read more
Usually I am a peaceful person, but sometimes you have to defend your desktop. So I made the nano turret. Powered by a arduino nano (clone). It uses 2 mini … Read more

CSVPOVD - Charlieplexing Saccadic Valentine's Persostence of Vision Display

Happy Valentine with this strangely named new device!

CSVPOVD in action

For object avoidance, the ultrasonic or the ir range finders do not always see and object and i often notice my robot running into things and getting stuck. I … Read more
music and sound fx with minimal program memory usage
  Want to add cool music / sound effects to your project but don't have the required program memory? Want to avoid long codes to only add some fancy sounds to … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound / react to light and ir signals
This is my first upload here: It's a small weekend project. I added a arduino like board and some sensors to a hexbug spider toy This robot has an us sensor, 2 … Read more