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Rolls around looking for things to drum on. A copy of the ever popular YDM, as published in MAKE magazine
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can drum and wander around
I have managed to get every thing except the neck motor to play ball. it took a bit of trial and error to find the correct wiring connections as my board layout is … Read more
For the sake of it, I wanted to see if I could make a really simple biped - and this is what I came up with :) I thought it was really fun to do, much more than … Read more
pops a severed head out of the top and plays a strobe and a spoooooky laugh
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ok, so my wife wanted a scary halloween prop for "halloween town" and i had a picaxe 28x laying around. so i figured id try building something that popped out of … Read more
My newest bot. I hadn't had time to build one recently, so I MADE time. Heh. Not too much to say about the little guy. I scavenged the tracks/base off of a toy … Read more
this is my first robot, it isn't that complacated. two switches, a on off and on switch some wires bateries and thats all. the switch on top is the on off and on … Read more
navigates around looking to put something in a box.
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Hi guys, i've been reading about all of your amazing robots for months now so I thought it must be time to post something of my own. So here it is "Norm"  I … Read more
I make nice robot to play with.  Too bad he's retarded...:( Read more
 This is the robot I built to solve the Towers of Hanoi puzzle . It uses three rc servos and a Picaxe 08M . This is the first time I've used the picaxe  but I … Read more
Nothing much to describe about this robot.Its a simple line follower robot which uses 2 ldrs Read more
This is Flippy, he was built to win the Cross the gap challenge but I couldn't complete him in time. He is the second (and third) implementation of my third design … Read more
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I would like to thank Frits Lyneborg for the idea and inspiration, so here it is!   Read more
Hi LMR.   I recently got into the robotics world by getting myself an Arduino and different parts.   This first project is a RC Car fitted with a Arduino board, … Read more
Navigates around mindlessly very slow avoiding large obstacles
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Well here is my start here bot. I want to do more with it eventually but I am moving on to the Aduino platform for my next bot that I need to design. The start here … Read more
  I decided to make a robot that looks similar with the one from LMR logo. I wanted to make it at a small scale, but I realized I don’t have enough space to … Read more
Navigates via infra-red sensor. Very basic robot
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This is my first attempt at building a robot. This is the robot from LMR Kit #328. My next step will be to try and fabricate a body for it. Read more
eventually navigate via ultrasound and compound eye
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I started building the Mr General kit this morning. Cant continue much further until the 3.3v regulator arrives. Waiting on a free sample of a MCP 3208 from … Read more
Navigate Around via Sharp IR
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This is my first robot. I have build it completely. I have finished Programming and my Robot is complete. It can drive around without hitting stuff. Yay. Thanks for … Read more
Like so many other posts, I'll start this one off with the worn out statement: This is my first robot. I have some past programming experience in a few languages … Read more
Navigate as I pre-programmed it
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thanks to ndupont for giving me the idea! Well, there is not so much to say... It is very simple, a bit hard to place all the electronic stuff very close. I … Read more
Follows a line and navigates a course.
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Hey guys I recently found all my documentation for an old line follower we had to do for a first year course at my university. We did these in teams of 4. I built … Read more
This is the start here robot.  I have added a couple of things.  I have an LED tail (green) and a LED (red) in the front.  The green light is high when no … 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
Wanders around avoiding obstacles
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This is a Start Here robot style I built for my daughter Julia, so she can have something to play with, because she keeps bugging me wanting to play with my … Read more
 This is my first robot, I built it five months ago, but I havan't had the time to smubmit on LMR. It uses an srf05 to avoid objects and two infraed sensors to … Read more
light seeking,chaos,against obstacle
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the beam ant v1 is a bare bone version.I use very sensitive photo diodes to make the bridge.it show some unbelievable behaviors. the v2 is a heavy duty … Read more
Here is my second robot based on Picaxe 28X1 board (Start Here format), designed on a chassis that was actually an air duct from the cooling system of an old … Read more
Hi guys, this is my current project, i thought the programming would be easy, but since i havent used my arduino for months, it's not going so well, lol. Well … Read more
Autonomous robot that roams the world looking for places to jam...
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First and foremost I would like to thank Fritzl for coming up with this masterpiece in the first place. If it wasn't for him I would have not gotten into robotics … Read more