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Picaxe 28x1

Finds things to play a beat on.
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This is my robot B.E.A.T.S. It is a YDM clone. B.E.A.T.S. stands for, Bot Entertaining Autonomously Through Sound. It took me about a month (off and on) to build … Read more
This is my attempt to build a very small and light but offroad vehicle. The accelerometer acts as a tilt sensor. A bandwidth of 1Hz has been set with according … Read more
One day when I accidentally browsed NET settlement, I came across a video in which found a robot with tank chassis, which used to measure the distance ultrasonic … Read more
Navigate around via sharp IR
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This is my first robot...a simple SHR. I connected a 7 segments LED mounted on a small breadboard. the LED display "G" when its going forward and "S" when it stops … Read more
***Update: Fixed some spelling*** ***Update: Video added***   Read more
To start, I'd like to say this is my first robot, but, since I had electronic- experience, and so many people have done the SHR, and I had a good idea, B.I.L. was … Read more
Navigates a room worse than Mr. Magoo
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 This is Robie, a "Start Here" robot my 7 year-old daughter (D1) and I built while away on vacation.  We used the LMR kit from Solarbotics, a cheap soldering … 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
Navigate Around via Infrared
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This is my first Robot and it gve me a great start. Thanks fritsl for giving such a start. Its quite Easy, but living in India, I  faced some Problems. The first … Read more
walk around and avoid obsticles with 8 servos and a sharp IR (impress friends!)
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this is the very begining of my quadruped it uses a picaxe 28x1 and will sponser up to two servos per leg (2dof) so far the black box is just the "control station" … Read more
Is controlled with my iPhone
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Hello LMR, First of all, this little guy is made just for testing purposes and to prove that my concept works. There are no revolutionary solutions in this little … Read more
  This robot was built for my google science fair entry.  The goal behind this project was to see if an inexpensive robot could trigger anti personnel mines.  … Read more
Pick small things up and put them down
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I had this idea after I studied a tulip on my roof garden. In the morning the blossom opened, in the evening the blossom closed. If I forgot to water it, it let its … 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
Listen to spoken commands or EMG and move accordingly
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Construction of the arm The arm is made from 2mm ABS sheet. This material is very easy to cut with a carpet knife, can be very well glued with superglue and be … Read more
Navigate around via IR sensor
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My "start here" attempt(and also sorry me for my language) with some kind of manual design and some additional things like indication of state on/off photodiode , … 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
Navigate around using wireless video camera and bluetooth.
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The reason it has no name is because it is basically a platform cobbled together by cannibalising some of my other projects. The only point in putting it together … Read more
roams around on rough terrain and avoids objects
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Not much to say, I am building another robot with a rocker-bogie suspension similar like the Mars rover Sojourner has. Read more
Pick things up...and put them down(eventually)
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Simple Robotic arm still working on claw/gripper/hand. Any suggestions on a control method would be aprrectiated. I was thinking remote control however would cost … Read more
During long winter evenings I decided to build something to play with. I started from a scratch and this is the result. It is the regular copy/paste appearance … Read more
This is my "Start Here" robot. I got the parts from Solarbotics in their kit. I have always wanted to build a robot and I didn't think that I was smart enough to … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound(soon)
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Hello this is my second robot I have an SRF05 but I have no wires right now. This is a work in progess as I am ordering an LCD so it will be able to display text … 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
This is my new project, a semi RC controlled 4WD rover. The pan/tilt-unit for the camera and the camera itself are still missing. I've ordered a KX171 G2 color CCD … Read more
Navigate around via IR
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my first robot very expensive body (FOOD BOX) :D Read more
Personality Trait: avoidance
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Success!!  Finally figured out the code (somewhat).... I've never programmed before...so that's my biggest challenge.  But once it dawned on me "some of" the … Read more
Picks up objects(bottles) that comes in its way
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UPDATE : video uploaded . In the video the robot picks up bottle as well as avoids an object which cannot be picked. It uses 3 sensors i.e. 1 SRF05 and 2 GP2D12 to … Read more
You know how it is sometimes, you start something and everything along the way goes wrong. This project started as something to get me into object recognition, but … Read more
Hi this is my first robot based on the Start Here Bot.  Thank you for all of your help I hope you enjoyed  my first robot. Here's more pictures: The … Read more