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Solves a non-looped line maze
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UPDATE : 5/24/2014: New video added ( with path shortening ) This was my 2nd robot. Back then, I had built it to solve a line maze but there wasn't a path … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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First attempt at a palm sized simple autonomous robot. Extremely basic, the Arduino turns the bot left if the Ping senses something closer than 3-4 inches away. … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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UPDATE - October 1, 2013 Hi all!  Mechanical changes: I changed design of a hip. Now the hip and the knee stay on one axis. And I also made leg and body … Read more
12/21/2013 - A speaker is added.11/01/2013 - Sonar/Light sensors with Auto SweepParallax DAQ is used to display data in Excel.10/23/2013 - A circular base is … Read more
I've been a longtime lurker on LMR  and finally want to start sharing some projects. Hopefully this will be the first of many projects and robots I share with the … Read more
1 motor, 2 servos for omnidirectional motion
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This is my first attempt at the Hemispherical Omnidirectional Gimballed (HOG) drive system. Any advice/tips with this will be much appreciated because I'm having a … Read more
This is the third prototype of Cosma. It is WIP. Nevertheless I thought I share my progress with you... 1. Shield design Read more
Bipedal movement, obstacle avoidance
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2016 After having this project on the shelf for 3 years, I finally bought myself a 3D printer. Now that I can print BoB's chasis, I plan to have him finished … Read more
I like to work on multiple robots at one time (it gives me time to plan features/programming for the other robots.) This little bot is a quick build on a single CD … Read more
A Robotic Lawnmower Update 20131213: Lawna had her drive motors upgraded to cope with wet grass and leaves. These give much more torque and a faster speed over … Read more
Reports from near space
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July 21, 2013 This is a ultra light weighted version of the Cosma robot, especially trimmed for the weather balloon launch. It just weighs 140 g without the battery … Read more
Roam the floor in a funky sort of way...
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This robot abandons the previous (all very similar designs) robots I have and tries something different, and it works well!!! The motivating influence is a ZBasic … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, create 2d Maps
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Walk around, Fighting , Dancing, and Light Seeker.
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Hey LMR! Just finished 80% hardware of my new robot named BBbotz(Baby Box robot + z(to make look cool)). Somehow the project already run for 4 days. This robot … Read more
July 7, 2013 I started to build the first prototype of Cosma. Cosma is basically a robot astronaut. The primary goal of this robot project is to send a small … Read more
This is a review of the new Official Arduino Robot. There is no doubt this robot is priced too high for what you get, yet it does have some interesting features and … Read more
Sheldon is currently in its third frame on his second microcontroller.  He started in an altoid can using picaxe and worked his way up to his current body using … Read more
4P is a small quadruped robot designed to teach more complex mobility functions with the use of inverse kinematics and stabilization algorithms. Read more
Push another robot out of a sumo arena
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I built this robot for a mixture of fun and a university competition. Its a fully 3D printed sumo robot with custom made super grippy wheels. The Sumo robot … Read more
As I discovered "Bob" I had purple filament in my office 3D printer. Well, i thought it would not make it to the robot section since I am not having enough time to … Read more
Hey! Here is another guy in the BOB army! :) This time Yellow one! So, it started when I was watching photos of the BlueBOB by TinHead. My daughter saw it and … Read more
This is an idea I wanted to try for a while. Basically, it uses one servo to drive the main wheel and a connected (90 degree) servo to turn that servo for steering. … Read more
Learns to navigate via Neural Network
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This is the "Chinese Bot".  Its called that because 95% of the parts were sourced from China (via eBay). It uses Tamiya dual-motor gearbox, a cheap home-made … Read more
Line following
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So after some help from here and pololu I managed to come up with this little freak :D It gets his kP and kD values from BT from phone so I don't have to reprogram … Read more
Navigates autonomously, finds and identifies yellow bag, picks it up and brings back to owner.
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Old version base: Current version: Electronics are inside yellow box, which will not be used in final version. (Current weight ~10kg (1x 12V 5Ah inside box) … Read more