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Picaxe

drives via sharp ir (or bumper switches dont have yet) and avoids walls
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its time to ad one of my projets.what do you think? i took a peice of wood and cut a hole in it but then i threw the wood away becus it took up space now im gonna … Read more
this robot will Navigate around and it has a small camera. Read more
finds his way through places without bumping into anything
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here is my robot named blinky. i ordered these parts from @chris the carpenter. he has 4 AAA alkanine batteris, a servo for the head, 2 geared motors, and a few … Read more
This is a very simple robot using only Picaxe-08M. I can be controlled throught computer or it can walk alone. The bateries are only weight for ballance, just to … Read more
AVOIDS OBSTACLES
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I would like to thank Frits Lyneborg for the idea and inspiration, so here it is!   Read more
This is the start here robot.  I have added a couple of things.  I have an LED tail (green) and a LED (red) in the front.  The green light is high when no … Read more
Controlling Picaxe microcontrollers with a computer or let them communicate
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On general demand (ok, Fritsl asked me...), I will show and explain you how to let several Picaxe microcontrollers communicate with each other or how to control a … Read more
complete domotic and security system
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NABOT, is not a bot. But could be considered as one  (remember that movie with the 'red eye' in the house?)   Purpose: At the origin, only have some cool touch … Read more
drive a parallel display using a 8574 port expander
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Any parallelly interfaced character LCD you get these days will have a Hitachi HD44780 chip or a different one compatible with the HD44780. These usually have 14 … Read more
PC controlled wireless rover with live video feedback via bluetooth
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Having created my autonomous rover, I wanted to create one that I could control with my Mac and provide live video feedback. Bought this RC toy from Radio Shack for … Read more
So i finally managed to have the Picaxe USB Cable working under linux. Not the programming editor of course, just the serial connection. You can use it to … Read more
(JKA is working on something more fancy than this, an applet for download)   If you are using Picaxe, I am sure you know, use, and appreciate the function … Read more
This is Part II of How to build your first robot - tutorial. you can just take the cool navigation-code in here and have fun with it, or you can follow the whole … Read more
On Picaxe: sound 1, (110,3) is NOT a good idea, you should allways write sound 1, (110,3) low 1 (you do not need line breaks, just write it as above)   Being used … Read more
Please note: The info on this page is about a board. However, things can be different depending on which chips you stick into the sockets of that board, and how … Read more
Pushes itself around, freeweelin'
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This was in a series of robots I made when I was really fond of the idea that instead of giving a robot wheels with traction, it should just be "something" that … Read more
Drives really fast, but poor, as both rear wheels turn the same, and no weight on front
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This time I wanted a faster robot. No turning head, just some parts from old toy, mocked up, and getting much too high voltage! It went completely beserk, but … Read more
Learn how to make a robot, no skills needed, very, very easy.
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If you have purchased an "Instant Robot" shield, you can find a project using that shield here.If you prefer the instructions in a single PDF, Dominic / Servello … Read more