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Navigates around via ultrasound, turns on the lights when it gets darker, looks just awful and feels raped.
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First of all, hello LMR! I'm new here so very impatient to learn everything and meet everybody. I saw this website few months ago and instantly fell in love with … Read more
Changes his facial expression according to brightness
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No, wrong thought --- it's not a Jack O'Lantern robot. Mr. Sunsmile changes his facial expression according to the brightness of the ambient light. A LDR is hidden … Read more

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Navigates around via IR, produces oxyhydrogen, shoots off mosquitos :)
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Update 2010.06.10: New video to celebrate the 3rd 2nd place at the GoRobotics competition   Ni hao robot builders,   If you ever see this baby in a store... Read more
Navigate around via IR, light off sparklers, fire crackers or do simple chemical experiments
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Update 2010.06.11: New video for those who have birthday today   Ni hao robot builders,  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

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Navigate arround using 2 IR Leds and an IR receptor
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This is PJBot version 3. The brain of this Bug is an Arduino. Now, it only go rolling and  avoiding obstacles that it detects with 2 led's and 1 IR receptor. Read more
wanders about trying to avoid stuff
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I give you "Survivor Bot 08M"... if your wondering about the name, well my sister (a full grown adult) picked the robot up and thew it across the room, smashing it … Read more
Walks around autonomous
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Hi i'm from Romania and i am 17  year old.I am in robotics from age of 13 and i will show you my scrap built 4 legs walker.I have started with two old servos and a … Read more
navigate around on its own using infrared and digital logic
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this is my new "robot" fully designed by me , its name on-board comes from the way it was designed , its quite literally all on the single printed circuit board ! … Read more
“The Crawler” is my first indoor robot with a range sensor. In hindsight I can see that I probably should have gone with motors and wheels, but I wanted to … Read more
  This is my first completed robot hence the name JR-1.  I used 1/4 inch melamine for the body and bick pen sections and bolts for the risers. The motos are … Read more
Drives until obstacle detected, plus colour object tracking
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I've spend too many years thinking about building my own robot and feel like I've found a group of like-minded folk with this site. :-)  I'd like to share my … Read more
LineIronBot is my latest robot. I have hacked my dead iron and now it is functioning line follower robot! :D I was thinking of building a line follower for a few … Read more
optimsing the 08 by sheer brute force
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Update - took a few photos to magically transform this blog from a mere "schematic" to a fully fledged, utterly incomplete "robot".  Like a few others here, I'm … Read more
So, I am copying Frits!'s little robot. http://letsmakerobots.com/node/87 I am using two smaller bumper switches, and no back switch. Although the robot is not … Read more
Launching model rockets and track back the landing site of the rocket
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Hi everybody, Just working on the second version of my model rocket launching robot. The first version was remote controlled (see video), the second version is … Read more
Seeks light a little jump at a time
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File this one under "stuff everyone else has done so I guess I better do it too"  I've been wanting to put together a BEAM photopopper for awhile -- I pulled most … Read more
2/11/10   - oops typo on the first post, its 3 IR's per side!!!     This is my Microrobot Robo-Lefter kit robot. Its a pretty good wall follower type maze … Read more
Hi guys, this is my current project, i thought the programming would be easy, but since i havent used my arduino for months, it's not going so well, lol. Well … 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
At the Eindhoven University of Technology, faculty of Industrial Design, we have created an easy accessible Robot platform to learn embedded and computer … Read more
I just finished my the board for the Vulvan Five and had it sent away to get CNCed.  I have the capability to do homemade PCBs but this one was a little big.  So … Read more
walk around the house
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Update (sort of): Today the guys from the mechanical engineering department told me that they are movinginside the building, which means the plotter cant be used … Read more
It was a slow weekend and I had an arduino sitting around so i decided to make a quick robot. It also gave me an excuse to learn wiring which i've been meaning to … Read more
This is my first real attempt at robotics. I do have my own bot design in mind, but i decided i should start with something small. I'm really a learn-by-example … Read more
  My first non-kit robot. Inspired a lot by the "Start here" robot on this site! Read more