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bumper switches

Follows walls with feelers.
This is my first robot to post at letsmakerobots.com but I have built other contraptions I suppose could qualify as robotic - nothing sophisticated though - just … Read more
Find its way around my room and clean it
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Hello everybody! I have been working on a robot vacuumcleaner for a while now and i would like to share it with you. This project is my experience with robots but … Read more
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
It acts as a theremin instrument and avoids obstacles also entertain :)
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Hello to all, this is my first lmr added project, i've build robot in arduino ide, it's verry simple code, i've made this robot from scrap as you can see i found my … Read more
Roams around looking for light
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My first robot is a fairly simple 2WD photovore with a Raspberry Pi for the brains. I really liked that I could program a simple robot in my favorite high-level … Read more
Watering the plants while you're on holiday
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This robot waters the plants while you're on holiday! You have to line up the plants and through a GUI in Microsoft Access you can input the water demands per plant … Read more

R1

Maps 2D surroundings, working toward fully autonomous navigation
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R1 is a work in progress. On board is an Arduino compatible microcontroller programmed in C++. It links to a PC via XBee wireless. The PC is running code in Python. … Read more
My 'little' robot bee lacks the power of flight but makes up for that with its 350 volt stinger! I built this little bug bot one day out of a few switches, two … Read more
High-function exploration platform, MacIntosh computer based with arm and iSight on Roomba
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"Yubin Kun" is the first robot to join the human cause in Dr. Daniel H. Wilson's book "Robopocalypse." The only things my Yubin Kun has in common with his namesake … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound/bumper switches/IR Base finder, sing and dance, says "Excuse Me"
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This is the aRDui5x, a 6:10 scale clone of the classic RB Robotics RB5X robot. It's functionally equivalent to the base unit as far as processing, sensing and … Read more
20/11/11 This is my new autonomous line following bot starting to take shape and a much more slicker design than my last bot attempt. It's made out of clear … Read more
Wanders around the given floorspace.Avoidance using sonar,bump, tilt ,IR.. LDR for additional sensor
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I figured I should start with the chassis on this project:)Built around an old computer drive on which I attached a pair of gearmotors (12v,200rpm).The 12v battery … Read more
Navigate around via IR and bumper switches
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This is my first robot: robby and RP6 robot. It is based on a ATMega32 controller which is programmed in C. It's an highly extensible platform build from high … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, avoid some obstacles, play Monty Python tunes
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Meet Head, the big headed robot. Head's life is really simple being just joy and play. Well, for now at least. That may change in (near) future if I manage to get … Read more
Line Mazes and collision object avoidance
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News (for those who don't want to read the article) -I have got one of the line sensors working. -I have got some basic line following going -I have given up on … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound, makes :D :) :( :| or :P, tries to catch everything nearby with its gripper
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You can buy German Cheese in Shanghai, sealed in a nice aluminum can. Since a while I toyed already with the idea of doing sth. with these cans. Too good to throw … Read more
Basic self navigation with ultrasound and bump switch kit
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KRB1A - Katebot from now on will be refered to as Katebot in thos page. About KateBot: KateBot is my first robot that i planned to build and have started to build … Read more
doesn't look fancy, it does drive around and can bump into obstacles
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This was my fist prototype that ended up being the AdMoVeo robot. Read more
Hi guys, I would like to introduce you the first robot of my son (Michael). He is nine years old and he often helps me with my robots. This is very simple robot. … Read more
The scooter bot has both tele operated and autonomous modes. It's fast; top speed around 12 MPH. Current autonomous mode is limited to navigating a space using front and rear IR sensors and wheel encoders.
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This was a fun robot to build.  It's our 4th.  It's the most agile one we've built so far.  The 2 wheels mounted on the center access provides … Read more
Roams around until it runs into something. Then it gets scared and tried to blend in.
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I was hoping to finish this robot in time for the Mr Basic DAGU II competition, but I doubt I will have it done in the next 24 hours. Here is what I have so far! Read more
Vaccums the floor.. in the future
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    It has a funky name because I like funky names. Otherwise, it's ultimately just a box, with four cpu fans to create suction, and move around and bump into … Read more
Wakes people up and runs away with alarm clock on his back :)
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Ok, It came to the piont Mr. Wake got some shape, so I'm posting it here. Wake is Mr. Basic V2.0 contest entry, and he is intelligent annoyeing alarm clock bot :D. … Read more
Explore an environment, create maps, take pictures, never get stuck.
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Tesla will be a multifunctional robot that will have priority tasks. Unlike other robots that will just "do" things, this robot will have tasks only if certain … Read more
simple avoidance robot
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Well I have finally started my first bot for this site.   This is basically a re-build of a robot I made around a year ago, using the Picaxe School experimentor … Read more