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Picaxe 28x1

Navigate around via ultrasound
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Totally inspired on my first visit to your website, idle hands surfing to find something to do. CYSWIIY is based on LMRs 'How to........',  it's fitted with SRF05 … Read more
Wanders around without bumping into walls, guards small area, sings.
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Ajax is my first robot, he is based on the LMR "start here robot" with a few extra features. Ajax is 32 centimeters tall and about 1 kilogram in weight. His body … Read more
Navigate around via 2 IR sensors in front, play bottom on top for funny things
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UPDATE 6/10/2013 FIRST TRAIL VIDEO ADDED The direction and eyes works, it's still runs on eksternal power supply. everything looks like a trail and it is. the snail … 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
Navigate around via IR, avoids obstacles, communicates with the world with LEDs and Piezo speaker
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And so it begins.... My first robot ever :) It is called MASHeR and is heavily based on Fritzl's excellent Start Here Robot tutorial. I decided from the beginning … Read more
Wishes Merry Christmas by waiving hands to passers by
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Hi! And Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone! Here is my Christmas theme bot, the SnowMan SnowBot! :D This is the first brand new robot to come out of my … Read more
Walking, avoiding...
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I'm sorry for my bad English, but i hope you'll get the main idea of my project. I'm buillding a 4 leged robot, right now I'm Havig problems with the timing of the … 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
Navigates via Infrared, and uses basic obstacle avoidance.
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The video shows the robot in operation, notice that if it hits an obstacle that's just out of view and falls over onto it's back it actually turns itself off! This … 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
Navigate around via ultrasound and IR
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This is a small autonomous Rover. It uses spare sensors for navigation and a lot of scrap material for the body. Some code change fixed the slight right hitch you … Read more
Err...waves it's 'arms' about
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Here is my second robot, a delta robot. I had no idea what a delta robot was until the other day, when I was browsing through old posts and came across this robot, … Read more
Trundles around attempting to avoid obstacles (and sunlight).
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This is the basic Start Here! robot, whose job is to move forward until it detects an obstacle and then stop and decide which direction it should turn.  So far I … Read more
Collect small objects and place them in a basket.
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Here it is the "lift robot". It will grab an object and after that it will place it on a basket. It uses the tracks of the very famous "yellow drum machine" and a … Read more
Mostly just rolls around, making kids giggle
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Just wanted to say a big thank you to everybody who helped me out with forum questions when things weren't quite clicking. Literally. The relays just did not want … Read more
Avoids obstacles, tries not to fall off tables
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Hi LMR, first of all I'd just like to thank all of you for this awesome site - I could never have got into robotics if I hadn't discovered this! 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
wander around the room not hitting things
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Ok...this is my first ever actual project in electronics, programming and mechanical engineering and i decided to make life difficult from the start by making the … Read more
Navigates via IR. Hopefully it will do that and much much more in the near future!
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20:45 GMT, 2nd May 2012: Hello everyone! Today I got my first package, containing everything I need for my PICAXE (including the actual PICAXE board) and a servo. I … Read more
navigates around house via IR sensor
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I had a Picaxe28 board lying around that i hadn't used and had been wanting to do something similar to the LMR start here bot for awhile now because it seemed to be … Read more
This was my first robot. It had been awhile since I did anything with electronics, so I had quite a bit of refreshers needed on soldering, etc... I modeled this … Read more
Drives slowly and nearly unstoppably looking for infrared fish to eat.
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Videos: Introducing FishTankFishTank UpdateFish Tank Meets Piranha TankCode: ver 0.3 is the basic code with obstacle avoidance and IR followingver 0.4 adds some … Read more
This is my second version of my ERV-1 robot.     Update : 27-2-2012 Picaxe 28x1 Project-board mounted above the motors. Home-made Power supply board, with one … Read more
this is my funny walker made out of balsa, it tracks objects with two sonic sensors and has two settings, with one setting it will just sit and track with its head … Read more
Follows objects,roams around and makes alot of funny noises
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Got this as a kit however it suffered a bit in the mail, bought the picaxe chip seperate and had to repair a few of the traces going to the right rear corner. … Read more
This is humphrey the tempremental robot. he is my variation of the start here robot (why do i refere to it as he) basicly the sme but with tracks and an ausome … Read more
Rolls around looking for things to drum on. A copy of the ever popular YDM, as published in MAKE magazine
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Its a sumo bot, line follower, and object avoidance, all in one little package.
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   This robot is a rebuild of my Start Here Robot.  One day I was looking for things to do(other than clean my work bench) and saw my my SHR sitting there and … Read more