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Balances on 2 wheels, Remote Controlled
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  HI guys, This is Balance1, my balancing robot, I built balance1 to demonstrate that a digital controller I had designed in MatLab actually worked in the real … Read more

TRI

This is TRI, my newest project. 3angle, 3 continous rotating servos, 3 normal servos, 3 Sharp IR, 3 solar cells... 3 home made servo joints: 3 continous rotating … Read more
This is my "Start Here" robot. I got the parts from Solarbotics in their kit. I have always wanted to build a robot and I didn't think that I was smart enough to … Read more
Navigate around via IR 2DOF sensor turret; Avoid dangerous slopes via accelerometer
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Obstacle avoidance via Sharp IR
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Update: I’ve had a nice breakthrough in the leg mechanisms for K’nexabeast.  The motion is now much stronger and closer to Jansen’s ideal curve.  Read more
Launched via rocket, navigates around at desired area
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2011.2.23 Thought about how the robot should get rid of the parachute after landing without a complicate mechanism and came up with this solution: Quite simple: A … Read more
Shall drive at least 500m outdoors
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This is actually an experiment. It shall proof that even a very simple designed rover with a simple micro controller, program and sensors is able to drive at least … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and two pushbuttons
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*///This Robot is a work in Progress\\\\*  I will upload a video of it once I complete the robot. Read more
Drive around via infrared
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Because all robot kits cost enormous amounts of money I started to develop cheap and small robot – Kobold. Small because smaller components are cheaper, sensors … Read more
This is a simple robot made from a kit I bought from a local electronics shop. I have made a simple line follower program for it and thought I would upload it here … Read more
This is the fully functional test chassis for my Arduino based sumo robot. It will be competing in March, 2011. For the prototype I am using a piece of plywood to … Read more
Follows a line and navigates a course.
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Hey guys I recently found all my documentation for an old line follower we had to do for a first year course at my university. We did these in teams of 4. I built … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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Introduction: MASHR is my attempt to build a start here robot for beginners. It is Arduino based, but didn't use a standard Arduino booard. An Romeo all-in-one … Read more
Drives around multiple environments
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Forgive me LMR for I hath sinned. I have exchanged good design procedures for copious amounts of hot glue...but the result was my T-3! IK on my I.M.P. project where … Read more
First of all a big hello to everyone! Well after a long wait I've finally had my Mr Basic delivered (I guess the parcel couriers are helping Santa at the minute) … Read more
You know how it is sometimes, you start something and everything along the way goes wrong. This project started as something to get me into object recognition, but … Read more
I was busying myself with this robot for the CNRG 2010 competition in Toronto, so I haven't been able to keep up to date on this website.  However I am back now.  … Read more
Navigate and avoids obstacles
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A robotic platform far various experiments related to this field and to teach my kid some things about robotics. It's 16 years since I have build my first robot and … Read more
Drives around & detects magnets
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This is what my 'half a robot' blog turned into. For some construction Photos see here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23442     Magnetnator Features: Read more
Explores via Ultrasound, Plays Zelda's Lullaby ( kinda ) when stuck
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Hello LMRtians!  I finally got my bootloader code working.  I got my package in the mail from Sparkfun this morning.  I added a ball caster to the rear for … Read more
I thought it was one of the rule to join the great community, so I spend this weekend to make this "Start Here" robot by using Arduino with motor shield from … Read more
The first arduino robot I made. It's simple, he runs around and detects obstacles and walls, changing the side that he runs. I spent around 60 hours to build this, … Read more
It wanders around, avoid obstables and dosent' fell from edges
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Hi all, Here is my first robot using a micro-controller ! I started with the Start Here guide and it evolves a bit. I rewrote the code, it might not be as good as … Read more
This is the start here robot.  I have added a couple of things.  I have an LED tail (green) and a LED (red) in the front.  The green light is high when no … Read more
Go backward and change direction when hitting an obstacle
Hi all, An other robot built a few months. This one detects collisions, go backward and change direction. Once again, no micro-controller inside... but it's the … Read more
Simple object/light avoidance, and line follower.
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  UPDATE 19/11/2010 As promised, I've added a short video of some of the functions I can use RDP-01 for. I know they're not brilliant, but at least I am beginning … Read more
PartyBot is a modular robot which was designed for the main purpose of being an educative platform to be shown at Campus Parties. This robot was created for the … Read more