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Follow, Navigate, Remote Controlled
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My name is Rick and have no programming background but have always wanted my own robot after watching the movie Short Circuit. From that time on I said "one day I … Read more
drive,"talk" to my other robot
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hi there. my 1st robot, OK my 5th robot. first was just spining junk.:) i built this junk bot at sunday evening, because i was bored. it will send signals with ir … Read more
The first robot I made was a 6-legged walker kit from Lynxmotion.  This is the first robot I made without instructions.  Basically, he avoided obstacles using … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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                This is Bert. he is a small development platform that i plan on using to get a grips with the arduino programming language before i take on … Read more
2 DIY IR proximity sensors.1 Light dependent resistor 1 l293d motor driver1 atmega328 with arduino bootloadersmall speakertamiya gearbox + tank treads bump switch … 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
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
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
navigate and chat over IR
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This is my first project that hasnt been a kit, and i wanted to do it from scratch. its not quite a sarm in the sense that ive only built one robot, and that it … 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
***As demanded I added a code example of his code. It is really messy and has comments in swedish, finnish and english. As my laptop broke down on me, this is a … Read more
Inhabits my fridge's door.
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Meet my robotic fridge magnet! :)     Once upon a time I was getting into my fridge for another bottle of beer, and after closing the door, my eyes stopped at … Read more
run into things
Another Junkbot, this time from a dead PS2 mouse. Knocked out in a couple hours from parts that were already on hand. Its main purpose in life is to entertain my … Read more
Navigates to where ever the light is strongest in the room
I built this robot back in December 2004.  I had received an issue of Make Magazine from a BYU-UUG meeting and found an article about how to make a light seeking … Read more
Heads towards the light, backs off from obstacles
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15-Nov-08 Read more