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walk around
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This a clone of Simple Walker by Edwindertien. Radio control is added. The trade-off of the simple mechanism is the quality of the motion control. Left stick … Read more
Autonomous navigation using vision
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Well.... It may not be pretty... but it's fun to do... Trying to use the Raspberry Pi and its camera to navigate the room full of toddlers toys... The ultrasonic … Read more
Light up dark areas for when working in small dark places.
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Lego Robot!! I am a total newb to making robots and this is what i have so far! I am using Tamiya twin motor, L298 Dual H-bridge, MSP 430 Launchpad and yes, legos. … Read more
I am new to building robots and I decided to attempt a project that would be challenging, ultimately I decided this chellenge would best come from a robotic arm. … Read more
Draw, Dance, and Play Music
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This is a smart doodle robot built from a kit purchased from "Hobby King." It is for our ES100: Engineering Design Project class at Montgomery College. Right now, … Read more

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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
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
Navigate around
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I made this robot at the begining last year, but never had the chance to share it. Someone asked about this robot, so I thought it might be nice to share it … Read more
it avoids obstacles.navigates via IR
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This is my first robot ever.. Its based on the Fritzl's start here bot.I got a lot of help from the other LMRians. thanks a lot to all who have helped me in making … Read more
Finally, my first robot. I believe I should clarify a couple things. First, build time was not me sitting down and building it beginning to end. I had spare time … Read more
A re-purposed Shark hand held sweeper. The first question I usually get (particularly from women) when I talk about robots is "Can it sweep my floors?". So here … Read more
I first saw Frits’ Yellow Drum Machine featured in Make magazine a while back, and felt compelled to make one myself, starting with the how-to. So, here it is! … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound sensor
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Lurking a few months now in this forum I've been learning from all of you. I started assembling and playing with some Dagu robots like the Adventure bot and … Read more
Here is biped robot that I built using metal brackets. So far I have been having trouble with the software. As soon as the software works I will add a video of the … Read more
Navigates around the room detecting obstacles and avoiding them.
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UPDATE: Project scraped, would need ball berings for this to work correctly since the aluminium is rubbing against each other and making bigger holes and the robot … Read more
Its a Generic 2WD Rover! EVERYONE who plays with robots wants to make a "lunar rover" surely? This is my first rover having had NO joy getting my Lego to play with … Read more
This is REG•E and he is my first obstacle avoiding robot. He works off two Lego motors powered by 4 AA batteries and for a brain he has an Arduino Duemilanove. He … Read more
Change direction when meet wall
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Hi all! First robot ever, saying it's not great would be an euphemism, nevertheless I would be very glad to get some feedback from you. How it works : two switches … Read more
Navigates around and finds fire to put out :)
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Greetings Everyone :), Still a Work in progress, this robot Navigates around with an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor and when there is fire(Candle), it detects the … Read more
Controlled via audio signals coming from bluetooth connected to a phone
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This is my second robot car. It is controlled wirelessly by an android phone with the help of a bluetooth headset. The theory is that an android application plays … Read more
Catches Monsters Under the Bed
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This is the LMR robot for the today's Campus-Party Berlin. Its purpose in life is to help children if they are afraid of monsters in the night. The Monster Catcher … Read more
Basic navigation using IR and an awesome turbo propeller for "appearance" of speed
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This is my very first robot.I started it a year or so ago. I had a lot of fun just following the "start here" instructions. I added a LED to help me with some … Read more
This is my picaxe 20m2 dev board. It has picaxe itself, a LM7805 voltage regulator and two DIL sockets, one for ULN2803 and the other for L293d (already in place). … Read more
This is a variation of the first bot using a tank chassis  Read more
I got inspired by Frits walking dead duck video, I like a lot, so I decided to build one like his. It's not really the same since I don't like to use wood as a … Read more
UPDATE: Added a short video of hexed-bot moving around (on the leash) and sort of following the laser. UPDATE: Added new video of light tracking training. … Read more
it will give you air,music and light
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this robot has 3 jobs first there is a fan if you connect to the battery 2nd there is a light and it will glow when it's dark and you can can connect you iPod to … Read more
This is based on fritsl's "Biped walker with 3 servos (Dead Duck Walking)", http://letsmakerobots.com/node/29379. Read more
Move and Obstacle avoidance
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So, I have been kind of dabbling with this thing for maybe 6 months (idea to conception) and well I don’t know what I’m doing wrong but it just doesn’t work … Read more