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 Hi everybody, This is somewhat a tutorial, so here I wanna present you some information about ATmel's processors, and I will present those two chips that I am … Read more
This 143:1 gear motor is much like the GM3 gear motor but runs at nearly twice the speed. Great for robots needing speed over torque! Read more
Price: $1.25 USD

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Auxillary mounts for the GM2/3/8/9/17 gear motors. Image shows each side of wheel (not sold in sets of 2) Read more
These well-engineered tread segments are ideal mates for GM2/3/8/9 gear motor projects! Read more
Price: $1.5 USD

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The GM3/GM9 gear motors have convenient holes for mounting, but these precision laser-cut steel brackets add to their versatility! Read more
Price: $39.95 USD

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Two Idlers, Two Cogs, and 40 Tread Links - and a pair of GM2/3/8/9 style gear motors. A treaded vehicle is just waiting for this package! Read more
Price: $2.25 USD

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Idler wheels for the GMT tread links Read more
Price: $25.45 USD

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Arduino Shield - Motor Driver Kit. For when you need your Arduino to MOVE STUFF! Read more
Price: $19.95 USD

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The Parallax PING sensor is cool, but it's more useful when mounted on a servo so it can scan the environment. Read more
Price: $29.45 USD

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The Arduino Uno is the all-new replacement for the favourite and popular Arduino Duemilanova. Now shipping R3! Read more
Use the NunChucky I2C Breakout Board Adapter to use your Wii Nunchuck controller in your own projects! Read more
Price: $15 USD

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For when you need to make your own stuff to stick on an Arduino-sized outline! Read more
Price: $29.95 USD

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The PING))) Ultrasonic Range Finder is a simple to use ultrasonic ranging system that can be easily interface to any microcontroller. Read more
navigate around via ir........
Using a
Very simple robot with sharp ir and microswitches.............. 3 servos and arduino brain.......     Read more
This is a well-made soldering station for the professional or serious hobbyist. Both the tip and heating element are replacable. Price includes free shipping in … Read more
Multipurpose manually controlled platform with wireless video.
Using a
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lets you transmit IR at a range of up to 200m
It is actually very simple you know...it' all based on two primary things: - LED won't be on at all times, so maybe we can get a little over that max current … Read more

Looking for suggestions for website

Hey LMR!

I am looking to create a sit like LMR, but geared towards combat robots. So here it is:

http://www.robotskill.ca

I am looking for suggestions from everyone on what type of content they think should be there and how that should be presented. So please shout out let me know what everyone would like to see.

On a side note, we are looking at putting as combat robot league, anyon near ontario Canada please let us know if you are interested. We are also looking at starting a completely autonomous division.

The fascination nowadays is that I could put in “cost ” 30€ or 30.000€. Read more
Djeff-209 is my first robot, based on the LMR Start Here robot. I swapped out the wheels for tracks, and an SRF05 ultrasonic in place of the Sharp IR sensor. At … Read more
converts analog output to digital one
Hi...   Back again with some info... So I want to hit it in the middle...   Everyone who bulit a line follower sometimes get annoyed by the thing that his sensor … Read more
changes pins, very fast
I tested the difference in speed between the Arduino digitalWrite() function, and other methods of direct port manipulation. The results are surprising, check it … Read more

Xbee conference notes

Gareth, David, Glen, Chris and I discussed Xbee radio modems. Here are some notes I took.

Watch part I  here.  Watch part II here.

TAG all your Xbee related content with the tag "xbee", please.

 

Live soccer robots on LMR - Software

This post is to help Frits or anyone else get and deploy the necessary software for OddBot's "Live soccer robots on LMR".

Description 
The game will be a multi-player remote control internet soccer game. Complete with cameramen, laser towers and any other silly shenanigans we can think of.

Holomonic Movement Kiwi Steering 2DOF
Using a
Hi to all, this is an Arduino based three omni wheels rover with 2DOF. The 2DOF is accomplished by three omni wheels on a continuous rotation servo (modified) each … Read more
I decided I wanted to work with the Arduino processor, so this is my attempt to recreate the "start here" robot with an Arduino brain. I also intend this 'bot to … Read more
XBee Files - Part 1 - Basic Communications and Setup. Non-Stream Video :- XBee Files Part 1 This guide will take you through the basic setting up of the XBees in an … Read more
Nav with IR, back away from edges
Using a
Ok so I have made my 'Start Here' robot on tamiya tracks, twin geared motors and plate set. The program is based on the 'Start Here' project with a few changes to … Read more
Price: $29.95 USD

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The Arduino Duemilanove is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega328 AVR microcontroller. It has 20 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM … Read more