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Smooth floors

Goes insanely fast for it's size.
Going Whole HOG (or GWH) is my first foray into building a Hemispherical Omnidirectional Gimbal drive type robot/RC device. I first encountered the HOG drive right … Read more
Scurry around under IR or iPhone Control
Using a
I've been wanting to build a simple "Mouse Bot" but one without ANYTHING sticking outside the main body for awhile. Something that LOOKED just like a regular mouse … Read more
Object avoidance, moving indoors
Using a
Castro III Castro III is currently a simple obstacle avoiding robot. It's built on toy car chassis. Equipment used: Freeduino 1.22, two DC motors, Pololu DRV8833 … Read more
Attempts to dominate the lounge room
Using a
I want to teach my seven year old son about robots. Lego Mindstorms is a cool system but way too expensive. K'nex is much cheaper and makes a great robot building … Read more
Pretty basic following of Frits' awesome 'Start Here' robot.  I bought all the parts from Solarbotics and Robot Shop with a few random things that I forgot from … Read more
navigates using ultrasonic
Using a
This is the first proper robot built by us. its based on the 'my first robot' by fritsl, can you tell? it took a few hours to put together, then about double that … Read more
Lieutenant Dan is my entry in a junkbot contest. The "sponsor" wanted humanoids. I think Lt. Dan qualifies as a humanoid, even though only the top half of one. Read more
Being quite inpired by Mintvelt's "FourEyes", I decided to give it a shot and try my own. Read more