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Just walks forward for now, but plan is that he'll avoid obstacles, and perform entertaining routines.
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This is very much in progress. I'm building on what I learnt from Duckling to design a more refined "rocking-style" biped. 2013-11-17 Construction is pretty much … Read more
My third and now fully functional design for Oddbot's Naughts and Crosses challenge. This is a remake of my last tic tac toe robot, which worked but was nearly … Read more
Plays Naughts and Crosses (Tic Tac Toe)
This was made to replace my previous Tic Tac Toe robot (the huge box covered in tin foil and wires). The Robot moves first into the center square (where the … Read more
Hello! Just found out about LMR a week ago and I've learned so much already! This is a great community and a big thanks to all the people contributing to the … Read more
avoids obstacles
this was made of my little robot, blinky. he wasn't working and i wanted to make a new bot and i got new parts, so i got this. he will hopefully: make a noise when … Read more
Solar Roller:Charges capacitor(s) until sufficient charge is reached, then discharges.
I have started finished work on my second robot. It uses a FRED solar engine, and is a really simple circuit; I salvaged a belt and pulley from a cassette player, … Read more
Spurt is a brainless line following Beambot. It is based on the Spurt-Mobil from the University of Rostock / Tech. University of Berlin. It is a very cheap robot … Read more
This bipedal robot is built as cheaply as possible. Hence there are no sensors, fancy servos or brackets. Height of robot: 20cm Weight of frame: 150g Weight of … Read more
Hi LMR! Well the time has come, this is my first ... OK not first but first posted bot :D This little dude has been built and rebuilt for 3 times now, it's purpose … Read more
Joins a 5mm shaft with an 8mm lead screw
Introduction Couplings are expensive, but tubing and Shapelock (Polymorph) is cheap.  This is a cheap way to build a coupling between a 5mm stepper and an M8 … Read more
This robot is navigates by (avoiding) wall and cliff. It moves around the floor, vacuuming it.
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As my first microcontroller robot, I have made a two-wheeled robot with bumper switches and edge-detction (because I have death-causing cliffs in my house). The … Read more
* AtMega 88 Custom made Development board * Exacto-cut coardboard from a shipping box I received earlier * Coardboard painted with Rustoleum Paint (making it look … Read more
this one is derived from Vibrating rings condoms ........... the ultimate source for pager motors :D Read more
Chase The Light, bumping into everything
Here is a brainless, nameless, clueless little vehicle that chases the light. It's a photovore. Well, it actually is just a photophile. It does not eat the light, … Read more
Sort of walks on 4 legs
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My wife was looking through some video tapes, searching for something as irelevant as our wedding! To my happy surprise she found an old robot project of mine, my … Read more
I had a dream that it would start a sort of jumping motion..
Update: Next one here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/2259 Read more
Studies in alternative ways of moving - offering more creativity, unseen posebilities and new challenges
UPDATE: Next step here UPDATE: New video, some studies :)UPDATE: Quote from the shoutbox: Addy:No offence, but that headhunter seems a bit idiotic to me. It's not … Read more