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picaxe 08M

Dance and make you laugh
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******************************************************** Happy news: CDancer won in the PICAXE's monthly competition! When the prize arrives, CDancer poses with it! … Read more
Goes forward and avoids obstacles
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After some time of non-activity I built something realy tiny. Ut is made from home stock parts. Bug simply goes forward. When meeting an obstacle it goes 5 steps … Read more
navigate around ultrasound sensor
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basically an update of my previous bot scooter. more updates to come.   some pictures: HEY!! its the new me :-) HELLO! still "no name" though.. beep beeeeep … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is the third version of Primo. It has ultrasound sensor and bumper. I used my Aperia Arc S like webcam . Read more
   This is my Tic-Tac-Toe playing robot controlled by a Picaxe 08M . It plays a perfect game as long as it goes first and it always goes first . It is a work in … Read more
 This is the robot I built to solve the Towers of Hanoi puzzle . It uses three rc servos and a Picaxe 08M . This is the first time I've used the picaxe  but I … Read more
Hi guys, For a while now I have wanted to buy a cheap toy car and make it RC. I was at the cheap shop the other day and found a few $2 toy cars. The cars were super … Read more
Launched via rocket, navigates around at desired area
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2011.2.23 Thought about how the robot should get rid of the parachute after landing without a complicate mechanism and came up with this solution: Quite simple: A … Read more
Update: using parts in another robot! this is my first robot. very simple. sings "jingle bells" and dances.   code Read more
That is the most useless but the most incredible of my robots. It is constructed simply with a booster and a PICAXE 08M is all. Read more
Avoid Obstacles, Search for charging station when battery is low.
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This robot normally goes around avoiding obstacles and (sometimes) edges until its batter drops low. Then the robot goes towards a 38khz pulse instead of away from … Read more
Create wireless serial connection
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Wireless controlThis walk through describes a cheap way to create a wireless controller for a robot. It is not a ready-to-go manual, but a proof of concept. It's … Read more
Autonomously vacuum small debris and recharge
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UPDATE: NEW VAC, CHASSIS, ETC. NO NEW VIDS :( The ever-popular autonomous, self-charging, vacuum robot. Inspired by the old OMNI magazines photovore, of all … Read more
I think, it is one of the cheapest 3-axis robotic arms. It can move, kick and mainly draw in many ways. It is controlled throught PC, which sends command via serial … Read more
Drives around randomly, dices if he hits an obstacle, emits strange sounds
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Forget to spin the bottle or throw common dice at your next party --- Mr. Random is in the house. Driven by two hacked (continuous rotation) servos, Mr. Random … Read more
Drives around on fridge door, water heater or table
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My LadyBugBot clone is finally finished. Or finished the second time because it got broken earlier. Now I kinda cheated and shot a new video of it running on a … Read more
wanders about trying to avoid stuff
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I give you "Survivor Bot 08M"... if your wondering about the name, well my sister (a full grown adult) picked the robot up and thew it across the room, smashing it … Read more
optimsing the 08 by sheer brute force
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Update - took a few photos to magically transform this blog from a mere "schematic" to a fully fledged, utterly incomplete "robot".  Like a few others here, I'm … Read more
Pops out to surprise passerby.
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the Greeter, aka the Imp    *edit notification* Oops.  I accidentally racismed. Turns out my original nickname for this little animatronic, (which was an … Read more
Strolls around, moves its head back and forth and makes Star Wars sounds...
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This is my version of the famous R2D2. It strolls around, moves its head back and forth and makes Star Wars sounds... Apart from the motors and microcontroller, … Read more
Inhabits my fridge's door.
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Meet my robotic fridge magnet! :)     Once upon a time I was getting into my fridge for another bottle of beer, and after closing the door, my eyes stopped at … Read more
A simple Wall-E robot I converted from a toy that had a tethered remote control. Doesn't do anything fancy but is cute. I wanted to do it as a challenge to see if I … Read more
simple avoidance robot
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Well I have finally started my first bot for this site.   This is basically a re-build of a robot I made around a year ago, using the Picaxe School experimentor … Read more
sits in one spot and does nothing for the moment
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Basically this tank was gutted and is being rebuilt with sensors and a new brain. I've posted info on this tank and how cheap it was to aquire, so now this is going … Read more
avoid obstacles
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This is my first bot. I made it exactly one year ago. My first project using all the cool stuff I learned about here at LMR. It was built using a picaxe 08M proto … Read more
Fritsl and a few others here helped by those walkthroughs and tips. See fritsl im am a perfect expamle of he who reads does it.All those and a few mistakes brought … Read more
Remoted controlled mobile platform for videoing robots.
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This is Pictomatix, a 4WD mobile platform for videoing my robots. Taking advantage of picaxe's infrain2 command to make the most of the 08M's limited I/O pins. I'm … Read more
remote and autonomous
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After pressing the wrong button and deleting my blog post, I've decided to list this as a robot, but still not complete. The original design plans look like … Read more