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Walks around using 3 micro-servo's
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Hi LMR people! I'm building a little hexapod, just for fun. It uses 3 tiny 3g servo's (from ebay). all the legs are constructed using the inside of terminal blocks. … Read more
Navigate around via IR, Follows a laser, line follower, solve a mace, is awsome
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My first robot YAY My robot is controled by an Mbed and uses 3 sharp IR sensors, 3 LDR and 2 line sensors to follow lasers lins and not bump in to stuff Read more
Hi, I started with a clone from OddBots Chopsticks spider robot. I have used 8x12Kg servos and 16x6,2Kg Servos from TowerPro Servos I also buyed the spider … Read more
navigates around looking to put something in a box.
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Hi guys, i've been reading about all of your amazing robots for months now so I thought it must be time to post something of my own. So here it is "Norm"  I … Read more
Nothing much to describe about this robot.Its a simple line follower robot which uses 2 ldrs Read more
hi, i have made my first basic robot, parts 3s 5000 Lipo 2 stepper motors from a printer 2 easydrivers seeduino mega arduino demuliove eeprom 256kbit 3 ditigal … Read more
This is Flippy, he was built to win the Cross the gap challenge but I couldn't complete him in time. He is the second (and third) implementation of my third design … Read more
Listens and speaks, moves its hand and animated head
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Herr Mimik is a table robot which consists of a single 5DOF robot hand and an animated head. So far I've built the hand and parts of the head. The hand is also used … Read more
Cross the gap between two tables
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  As I promised, I open a new thread about my robot which compete on "Cross the Gap" challenge proposed by Winfieldrobotics, here on LMR.   The ideea was to build … Read more
walk around and avoid obsticles with 8 servos and a sharp IR (impress friends!)
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this is the very begining of my quadruped it uses a picaxe 28x1 and will sponser up to two servos per leg (2dof) so far the black box is just the "control station" … Read more
So this is my E.R.P. I'm first starting out with this kit, DFrobotshop Rover. The actuall base is the pcb, which is a creative idea. The microcontroller is an … Read more
AVOIDS OBSTACLES
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I would like to thank Frits Lyneborg for the idea and inspiration, so here it is!   Read more
Bump into things -- but in a very straight line!
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I am building a very simple skid steer bot. I am still in the "prototyping" phase and its body is currently made of recycled cardboard boxes. After unpacking any … Read more
Another robot has been added to the shark tank ;)  Video added enjoy. This robot was built for the 2011 RoboGames in San Francisco.  The name was inspired from … Read more
Autonomous navigation of indoor environment.
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Loki Bot is my first design since completing the Start Here Robot. In many ways he is just a scaled up version but there are some differences as well. He's a … Read more
Hello all, Driller Shark has been upgraded, and here are some pictures for your visual enjoyment. The original Driller shark base. Now souped up with a higher … Read more
Pick small things up and put them down
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I had this idea after I studied a tulip on my roof garden. In the morning the blossom opened, in the evening the blossom closed. If I forgot to water it, it let its … Read more
Follow you around, generate noise and lights, make subtle suggestions.
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UPDATE Oct. 12, '12: Added code snippet per YouTube request, small written progress update, no visuals, sorry.  Read more
Haven't touched the dusted Mindstorm NXT at corner for long time I decide to combine it with lots of parts salvage from friends for 4 leg walker. The leg idea … Read more
Line follower, sumo and finger follower behaviours selected via a mode button.
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R/C robots are fine but I like autonomous robots best. For this March Break I wanted to host a "Build You Own Robot" party for my son and his two friends. I've … Read more
Yesterday I finetuned the code for ladybug independent moves. I excluded the IR TV remote controll functionality because infrain function on 08M is somehow … Read more
Prevents losing by forfeit. Forces action. Sets bar for family team.
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EeGads! That's what crossed my mind when I submitted our team registry for Robogames. I know we're behind schedule, inexperienced, and hacking left and right, but … Read more
Path Movement Underwater, Autonomously maintains a stable position in the water.
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The aim of the project was to design and build an underwater vehicle with an emphasis on stability such that it may possible to perform light well intervention. … Read more

FAB

This is my first arduino robot. FAB : First Arduino Bot I used roboshield for this project which i bought for Rs 400 ( $9 approx.). i have attached the code.The … Read more
Yeah I know what you are thinking, "V3? What is this a CNC machine?" Well no, I really want to get this idea working. I had 2 other versions before this one, but … Read more
roams around on rough terrain and avoids objects or overcomes them
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tǎnkè is the Chinese word for tank. Ordered this 1/16 scale model of the German tank Tiger with metal gear motors and metal tracks at taobao and started to build … Read more
OK, we dig bristle bots, and got a set of HexBugs as a gift. They're a blast. Now, since building the SHR, we view all things as potential robot bodies. At Target, … Read more
Obstacle avoidance robot
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This is my first attempt at a robot.. The structure of the robot is very simple 6mm rectangle piece of perspects with Micro Metal Gearmotors with polo wheels and a … Read more