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Autonomous roaming using a variety of gaits
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This critter has been with me for some time. Built around a (discontinued) Crustcrawler quadwalking kit, UGLY is now an autonomous 2dof, 4 legged roamer using a … Read more
Ultrasound navigation, reacts on nearfield bodyheat, detects light
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This is my first autonomous 4WDBOT on a DfRobot Base.I try to keep all mountings as clear and functional as possible - no decoration parts. Update: After some … Read more
Navigate around with ultrasound
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Updated my story, since it was all a bit long and (to most people, probably) boring. Read more
Navigates a room worse than Mr. Magoo
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 This is Robie, a "Start Here" robot my 7 year-old daughter (D1) and I built while away on vacation.  We used the LMR kit from Solarbotics, a cheap soldering … Read more
This is my first robot that I made with an Arduino. It's made of two pieces of plexiglas. The upper piece stands on 3 threaded rods. The motors are attached with … Read more
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
I have seen a number of fantastic Hexapod style robots, most using laser cut parts and very expensive servos. Chopsticks is a robot Spider made from cheap standard … 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
Explore and map unknown environments and entertain old men and small children.
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A comment about popsicle sticks. <grins> They have become a tried and tested building material for robots. 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