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Arduino C

Poor Penny version :) No 3D printer ...:) This is my tribute to JerZ's Penny. This one is made with Polymorph, chopsticks,ice cream sticks, 2x 3,6V LiPo batteries … 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
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
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
Adjusts colors for camouflage in accordance with vision
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Today my daughter and me continued to study our animal encyclopedia. We found the chameleon. I tried to explain her that some species adjust their colors for … Read more
Little robotic platform for my AI experiments
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Update 2/5/2014 Finished wiring (see attached schematic) and wrote test codes for the servo, ping and accelerometer. I am still waiting for the 74LS04 and L293D … Read more
I am new to building robots and I decided to attempt a project that would be challenging, ultimately I decided this chellenge would best come from a robotic arm. … Read more
Walks around, detects objects via IR
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UPDATE 01/16/2014: Please scroll down to the Sharp IR sensor part of this writeup. Hello LMRians,  Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, Navigate around via Infrared, Light Seeker
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This is my attempt to master different navigation sensors in one single robot, via the upload of the appropriate code. Made of two CDs, some spacers, 2x 6V DC … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is my first robot and also my first electronic project, thank you the folks at LMR for a site that is so easy to learn from. Cardbot Read more
Combines an ATtiny 85 and HM-10 (BLE)
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UPDATE: Added BOM corrections. (Sorry for floating.) Ok. Here's a finished board I've been working on for a bit. In essence, it is a BLE node board.  It combines … Read more
Opensource platform for making creative robot
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Nice to meet you. I'm a hobbyist from Japan. At first, I feel LMR is an awesome community ! There are a lot of unique and creative robots. All of your works are … Read more
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Follows light and avoids obstacles
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Oh,I thought a lot for the name of this bot,finally decided to name it CLIMBEX. Climex is a kind of beetle, and since it can climb small obstacles, I gave it this … Read more
Flame detection, obstacle avoidance
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This is the original robot on which FLoEBot is based. At the time I had not discovered LMR but I had found these phototransistors from DFRobot that are used in fire … Read more
Flame detection, Obstacle avoidance
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FLoeBot was born out of a quest to build something different from what everyone else at my college had been doing for years. I also wanted to build something that … Read more

OB1

Introduction: OB1 is a Service Droid I bought for experimenting with at home. I am not a professional programmer so I want to experiment more with relatively … Read more
Calculates the distance and reports to an LCD
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Hello LMRians, After finishing as runner-ups in the line following section of the Yantra 2.0 Robotics Competition, the organizers provided the team  a Roboduino, … Read more
6DOF motion control platform
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This is an update to my previous Stewart Platforms. This is one of the first I truly feel is "done enough" - there are no outstanding technical issues that bug … Read more

Jot

UPDATE: 1/05/13 New angle.  I finished my ATtiny Bitsy Spider (ABS) board and wanted to do something with it.  While stringing it together I had thought of … Read more
Walks around, avoiding obstacles using an ultrasonic sensor.
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This is my take on a very simple 3-servo biped. It is inspired by Frits's "Dead Duck" 3-servo biped. My version is made with 3D printed parts, and the entire robot … Read more
The Service Droid is a new robot kit I am designing. It is intended to be a low cost, D.I.Y. robot chassis with two 3 DOF arms. The gripper on the right arm is … Read more
Hey don't laugh,at least this little buddy has managed to draw something !!! Here are three videos, the first one is the initial video,where the value of pwm … Read more
Hello I'm Kariloy and this is my entry for the Doodle Bot Art Competition. Read more
Play a traditional Chinese musical instrument.
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Recently my son showed an interest in learning music so my wife bought a Guzheng. I decided to try and build a robot that can play it using just LOZ blocks and a … Read more
Drags its ass around and avoids obstacles via IR
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Recently, Lumi's company DFRobot had a contest to give away sets of their Cheapduino ATMega 8 microcontrollers. JerZ and I each won a package by submitting project … Read more
This is the third prototype of Cosma. It is WIP. Nevertheless I thought I share my progress with you... 1. Shield design Read more
Reports from near space
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July 21, 2013 This is a ultra light weighted version of the Cosma robot, especially trimmed for the weather balloon launch. It just weighs 140 g without the battery … Read more