Let's Make Robots!


Draw, Dance, and Play Music
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This is a smart doodle robot built from a kit purchased from "Hobby King." It is for our ES100: Engineering Design Project class at Montgomery College. Right now, … Read more
Details: The hardware of this robot is DoodleBot kit (by Dagu). I programmed it together with my friend to participate in the "Doodle Bot Art Challenge". The code … Read more
Hello I'm Kariloy and this is my entry for the Doodle Bot Art Competition. Read more
Developed for a university sumo bot contest, Push/flip other robots out of the ring
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This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a … Read more
Line Follow, DeskBot, IR R/C, Bump-n-Turn
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Little Line and Ledge Bot   ***UPDATE 8.3.12*** Added video of desktop/ bump and turn routine (Top Video)   Read more
'Moves' -not joking!
  LOL for the first video.... Hmmm..... This is my second 'Bot'... most- of the robots here are Autonomous but this one is Semi-Autonomous[obviously]... I have … Read more

Energy reduction?


New code works well, but the motor moves slowly.


New power source plug in, code working = Nothing

Ok, time to order this one: http://www.robotshop.com/adafruit-motor-shield-kit-arduino-8.html

Is this a nice name?

Is Trace-E a good name for my first robot?

My first robot..........

So I've decided to build my first robot which not the LMR "start here" one (that one is going to be my second one) and im using this circuit- http://costaricabeam.solarbotics.net/Circuits/Vores/555%20Photovore.png . I've tried about 10 different designs for the body but its just not working. When i cover the left photocell with my hand and the other one is exposed to light the speed of the motors is the same and same with the right photocell. has anyone tried the circuit? did it work?

navigate using servo mounted sharp IR sensors
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Hello fellow builders. Here is the robot I have been working on. I call him the cardboard cruiser. It's basically a start here bot with my own code. Not very … Read more
Go forward and turn because of allignment :)
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Well I am waiting for my version A.5 picaxe and got an idea for this little guy. He is not fully done yet but getting there. Stevie is a BEAM bot/Solar Roller. As … Read more

Add-ons to the "bristlebot"

Have any of you added something cool to your bristlebots to make them do something cool (like obstacle avoidance, remote control, etc.)?