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Navigate around via ultrasound, avoids obstacles
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31-Jan-2009 Hi! This is my first robot! I was waiting a week for electronic components to arrive from UK, and then long month to find proper chasis. I found it … Read more
Balance itself and explore
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Who doesn't want one? I want a mini autonomous segway! It started with a garage sale. I came across a guy selling a lot of old school digital Vernier lab tools. I … Read more
Maps environment, Speaks, Learns, Shoots
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Sorry about the lack of pictures. Here is another one of my long term work-on-it-somtimes robots. For this robot, I decided I didn't want to screw around with a … Read more
Drums with its arms on the table or drum
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NXT robot that drums. Programed in RobotC. The attachment is the file that I have made so far (download it and open with notepad if you don't have RobotC) It's now … Read more
roll around and chase the cats
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well since i put my other prototype on the side, i have decided to build my little rumble bee? its a $20 USD RC car from New Bright (cheap generic brand), which was … Read more
This is not the first robot I made but the first one I was successful with programming in RobotC. The second video I used the sample program's and blutooth with a … Read more
It goes forward until it sees an obstruction and then turns towards the next most promising direction and goes forward again
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This is a robot that is based on the start here bot, and my CD Scout.  It's basically the same input and output devices in the CD Scout, but this one has a better … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound avoiding objects
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 Here's a robot that i'm making using a cassette player mechanism to create the body.       Read more
Line follower
This is my second line follower robot. It is very cheap. Thanks to the light construction it's faster than previous robot GOOFY.  Small motors are directly … Read more
Navigate around via Infrared Rangers
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1-1-09 Roger has been working like this for a while, but I never went around to make a video of it. Here it is. I added some white LED's as head lamps and that is … Read more
Sort resistors
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The goal of this project is to automatically sort resistors in 66 different tubes, 60 tubes for the E12-series: 10, 12, 15, 18, 22, 27, 33, 39, 47, 56, 68, 82 ohm … Read more
Acts as a bare base to add sensors and creativity to
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This is my Arduino Controlled Servo Robot. It's an open source robot kit with, as the name indicates, an Arduino for it's brain, made from acrylic. It currently has … Read more
8.Dez Hello,   Thats Me: Yes, now i am here. I am from Switzerland (I speak German) and I'm 15 years old. I like all things with Robots, Electronic and … Read more
Tracks the sun and moves a solar panel
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This is a solar tracker that I'm working on.  It's a stationary robot that will keep a pair of solar panels perpendicular with the sun so that they can charge … Read more
Navigate around
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The Robotwo is inspired by fritsl "how to make your first robot". My goal is to let the robot drive around my living room without any human interfering. However … Read more
avoid object and play drum on thing.
This is my version of the drum machine. Measuring 4"X4"X5" Read more
Being quite inpired by Mintvelt's "FourEyes", I decided to give it a shot and try my own. Read more
Navigate around, possibly mapping
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This is my next planned robot. It's based on pieces from the self balancing robot, that will be sadly recycled. Components: Brain: Arduino diecimilaMotor Driver: … Read more
Avoid obstacles, wake me up, water the plants.
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09/06/09 I finished the latest cleaner head and mounted it temporarily on Ozzy with double sided tape. This is the 3rd revision of the vacuum head, the 2nd was made … Read more
moves around and scans for objects
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Ahoy! what I am trying to do is make a mobile platform with a little breadboard on it so that I can try different projects. Underneath I have a l298 motor driver … Read more
Navigates around via ultrsound so far.
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This is my first 'thinking' robot. It's based on the Start Here tutorial. A PicAxe 28x1 controlling 2 motors with SRF05 ultrasonic sensor. It carries a 5Ahr lithium … Read more
Avoid object for now
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Description:  Here is my own little creation. Read more
Follows a line without a brain
HD-Bot is my first intend in building robots. His name is is derived from his chassis, which is an an old hard disk case. There is no controller onboard, the motors … Read more
This is the start of "Plank." My first successful attempt at a robot. The base is made from a 3mm thick 4x12 inch piece of plywood. Wheels are model airplane … Read more
navigate around via read switches as sensor
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My first bots and first post in this great community. Made up of Pic16F84A and L293 dc motor driver, read switches as a sensor and the rest of the parts  are … Read more
It goes forward until it sees an obstruction and then turns towards the next most promising direction and goes forward again
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This is a pet toy robot, not a pet robot like Aibo But children like it more than pets do    this is second prototype of my Pettoybot. First one was on $10 toy RC … Read more
Navigates very slowly, possibly to enter another challenge
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Robosnail was my first working robot. For nostalga, maybe a challenge entry, and just to have it running again, I'll attempt a rebuild this fun little robot, … Read more
Lifts Objects
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This is for the Olympics challenge. It can lift heavy things(for its size and its own weight). It lifts thingsand holds them up for 3 seconds. And then, after it … Read more
Navigates a preprogrammed sequence of timed moves
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Rebounder is a quick little platform that had been adapted from a Tyco Super Rebound RC car. The original radio receiver electronics were removed, and an IsoPod … Read more