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Picaxe 28x1

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
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
Hi all, First of all Yellow Drum Machine was my source of inspiration and after looking at all other users I have started making a Tank Servo Bot. I have just … Read more
Not much. It's a testbed for me when learning some programming.
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hi this is another "my first robot" kind of thing. Got inspired after seeing the robots on this page and bought a picaxe 28x1 kit and a pair of motors with … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacles
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From all the inspiration i got from reading posts by you guys, i thought of doing the same thing - creating a robot on my own. Thanks for the awesome work guys, … Read more
obstacle avoider
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I started this back in May but he, she or it had the servo and sensor mounted on top of the base. I found it kept missing ‘seeing’ obstacles so recently moved … 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
object avoidance, auto or remote, expandability for peripherals
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Now that i can do SketchUp  this allows me to plan my next robot a little better. I am recycling parts from my first robot Kaboodle … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound
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 This is my bot, Godzilla. No, it is not huge and it does not pick up buses and throw them back down. I just called him Godzilla because i love the song by Blue … Read more
test bed for GM motors - currently sonar / avoidance
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Well, I got busy tonight and designed a chassis for the GM series of motors. The GM motors are really tops with price/performance... at $5.50 each, they are VERY … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound
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Hi all, new to the group. Here's my first robot project ever - "SprintBot"  I do laser engraving and cutting as a business, so the chassis of the bot was fairly … Read more
just walks around aimlessley...
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this is a plan/design/idea/i don't know what i am doing. this is my very first robot plan. so if you could help me in any way please do. i am planning on using a … Read more
simple navigation by proximity check using a sonar
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The 2 images below was my first attempt at a robot using fritsl's guide. After my first attempt i felt ashamed of how flimsy and goofy the robot looked.  So I … Read more
Update: Solarbotics has made this kit, were you will get all the vital parts needed for this project, at the best total price available out there :) Welcome, funky … Read more
The QRB1134 is primarily used as a line detecting sensor for line following robots.  Here's how it works.  If the sensor detects a white surface, the IR light … Read more
Navigate around objects via infrared
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After far to much time spent gathering parts, I put together my bot. I skipped using a servo for the moment so it turns on its tracks to measure distance left and … Read more
navigate via IR sensor and touch sensors
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    Here's my first robot :) It's based on fritsl design. The differences are that it doesn't have a servo (it always looks forward) and has 2 touch sensors just … Read more
He is working as well as he could be. Still some minor bugs. If I hold him he doesn't stop until he gets close to something. On the ground he only moves a few … Read more
A nice, simple base running on good ol' Fritz code
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Well folks, Here's another entry based on Fritz's great code. One goal I had was to not have anything soldered directly to the main board. Instead I installed … Read more
Navigates and avoids objects
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Ok, This is my first go at it. I will post more pics and some video as well. Yes I did name him Ziltoid based on a Devin Townsend project. This is the first … Read more
Gets funky with it's surroundings
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How to make a Yellow Drum MachineAudiofile Engineering asked me to do a sequel to a robot of mine, Yellow Drum Machine. It was named Yellow Drum Machine II (YDM … Read more
Travel around mindlessly. Navigate around via ultrasound.
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Hi, i am new here and this is my first robot. Inspired by the awesome tutorial by FritsL. Of course, i made my own modifications. I wanted the tread-look to have it … Read more
Right now, just drive ahead
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This is my first robot. It can't do much now, but drive ahaead, since there are no sensors on it yet. It's a simple robot made from a Tamiya Twin gearbox and some … Read more
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