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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
This is a test platform for me entering to robotics. at the moment there is only tracked chassis,gear-box twin motors,arduino,breadboard . soon I add the  GP2D120 … Read more
I stole/scavenge my son rc car attached the remote to the pc parallel port with a pnp transistor,I put an IP-CAM on it ,and controlled the all thing with a C# … Read more
Main character in my GBxxLMR "universe"
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Update: Same video, but now also streaming from a different provider, as some complained that they could not see the first one. I had 2 weekends to complete … Read more
fire fighting robot
My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is one of my 3 entries. … Read more
is cute, warns me when i receive a new e-mail
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As i'm waiting for the last missing parts for my "big" project, i play and make few experiments so i learn new stuff... those days i work on serial communication … Read more
Remote Control Robot
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This is my first robot ever built using RF control interfaced through a microcontroller. Its named "Rickshaw", because it kind of looks like one. The remote is a … Read more
goes around the room trying to not bump into walls
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This is my "start here" robot. It is not very solid yet... i'm working on that, and also on the code... trying something similar to the navigation from part 2 but … Read more
My local robotics group does mini competitions every few months. For October '09 the mini comp is small scale fire fighting. So this is my second of my two … Read more
autonomous object avoidance
Updated 9/6/09 I got bored and built a simple object avoider robot that I'm gonna donate to my local high school robotics group. Its a Pololu tracked base, 2 Sharp … Read more
Balances upright
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After finishing my sumobot I was really excited to build another robot so I started brainstorming.  I finally decided I wanted to try and make a balancing robot … Read more
Pushes Opponent out of the ring
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My second scratch built robot.  I wanted to try and build a functional sumobot and this is what I came up with.  Its not the most complicated or finally … Read more
Avids obstacles by scanning with Sharp IR sesor
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Here is  the LMR Start here Robot Mark III, aka BOSS EZ-bot. "BOSS" as in Gadget Gangster BOSS Board. Many thanks to Frits for his original design. Modifed Frits' … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, climb low objects
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project: SC-QR-1           (NOT MY VIDEO----->) Small Compact - Quad Robot - 1 so i started getting inspriated by some robots i saw on youtube! … Read more
Navigates around with bumpers, Cleans ground a bit, finds his docking station
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This robot is developt to prove that anyone can build a robot for anything with a little work and a lot of … Read more
PC interface, wireless navigation/control, live video!!
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Still a work in progress. I'm just testing out the various subsystems (wireless, camera pan & tilt, tracks, IR distance sensor). I've attached some pictures of … Read more
my robot is using the picaxe18 power board from sparkfun.com. he turns both ways and decides which way is better to go and goes that way   here is my … Read more
This is my entry for Carnegie Mellon's Annual Mobot Race.  The object of the race is to follow a line.  This robot has yet to be named as as tested didn't work … Read more
Forward, Back, Turns left and right.
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Hi guys, this isnt an autonomous robot but i thought i'd post it while i wait for the rest of my "start here" parts to arrive. Its not a very complicated robot, … Read more
Navigate around via IR sensors.
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This is my first robot, i chose to use arduino because of its relitivly simplistic and modular take on the whole programable logic jazz. the robot itself is in very … Read more
Navigates around using ultrasound and with a bumper to detect low-level obstacles.
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"My First Robot" - BERNT EDIT: 2009-02-02 - BERNT IS ALIVE!  New video added, I know the performance sucks and all that...but i just wanted to show it. … Read more
Line follower
This is my second line follower robot. It is very cheap. Thanks to the light construction it's faster than previous robot GOOFY.  Small motors are directly … Read more
plays his drum, provides his own soundtrack, simple object avoidance
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Update: After getting a little attention for this bot, i decided to teach him a new tune. His objectivism avoidance still needs some work, but that's really the … Read more
Follows FSHPC (Fritz' Start Here Posted Code), assists in product placement
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UPDATE: This project is closed. I'm using the (working) parts for a new bot. But I had a battery question … Read more
Goes around avoiding obstacles
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This is a simple tracked robot, based mostly on standard entry level components: picaxe, sharp sensors, l293d driver, tamiya motors. I'm mainly reusing them from my … Read more
Nothing as free as the start here robot. But i had all ready invested in it before i found this site. And  as it turns out there seams to be a lot of things left … Read more
Hello! This is a tracked robot i did a couple of days ago. Unluckly, is suffered from a severe design fault so i disassembled yesterday :) I'm posting it the same … Read more
navigate around
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Inspired by Igor and one of idaniel's robots, I've decided to build what will hopefully be my first robot. Read more
roams avoiding objects detected by IR sensors
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This is my first. It's nearly out of the book, but i tweaked the logic a bit for reacting to left, right or both sensors triggering I made this years ago and i just … Read more