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Picaxe basic

Wanders around without bumping into walls, guards small area, sings.
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Ajax is my first robot, he is based on the LMR "start here robot" with a few extra features. Ajax is 32 centimeters tall and about 1 kilogram in weight. His body … Read more
Basic navigation using IR and an awesome turbo propeller for "appearance" of speed
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This is my very first robot.I started it a year or so ago. I had a lot of fun just following the "start here" instructions. I added a LED to help me with some … Read more
It was a tough decision to disassemble my first robot, but finally it came out well. It's "Two shoes", but the picaxe version. I actually didn't kept much, just … Read more
I got inspired by Frits walking dead duck video, I like a lot, so I decided to build one like his. It's not really the same since I don't like to use wood as a … 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
basic obstacle avoidance, two LEDs blinking and otherwise,
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*Complete* is not really the correct word for it.  While trying to set up the four pins with screw terminals on my high power project board, my buddy and I managed … Read more
it will give you air,music and light
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this robot has 3 jobs first there is a fan if you connect to the battery 2nd there is a light and it will glow when it's dark and you can can connect you iPod to … Read more
Its a sumo bot, line follower, and object avoidance, all in one little package.
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   This robot is a rebuild of my Start Here Robot.  One day I was looking for things to do(other than clean my work bench) and saw my my SHR sitting there and … Read more
Races around the room using ultrasound
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I was inspired to make fritsl's wall racers when he showed them off in episode 18 of The latest in Hobby robotics on Makezine's youtube channel.  After finding his … Read more
This is a current work in progress that is waiting for a few parts.    The goal for this project was to make a robot that could go after people with an airsoft … 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
Prevents losing by forfeit. Forces action. Sets bar for family team.
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EeGads! That's what crossed my mind when I submitted our team registry for Robogames. I know we're behind schedule, inexperienced, and hacking left and right, but … Read more
Today I added two videos showing the actual status of platform development. It is now TV remote controllable with real-time video feedback. Two new videos are … 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 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, beep, talk, and look cute
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New, Update2: Added a voice and sound module to make Henry talk. This is my second robot so I wanted to build one with a track drive.  I got some nice tracks from … Read more
produce chaotic drawings with his pen
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Adding some infos: I use LDR for two purposes: 1) gather random bits in order to affect motor speed (PWM) 2) determine if the robot is stuk. Comparing subsequent … Read more
Launching model rockets and track back the landing site of the rocket
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Hi everybody, Just working on the second version of my model rocket launching robot. The first version was remote controlled (see video), the second version is … Read more
Autonomous robot that roams the world looking for places to jam...
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First and foremost I would like to thank Fritzl for coming up with this masterpiece in the first place. If it wasn't for him I would have not gotten into robotics … Read more
navigates using ultrasonic
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This is the first proper robot built by us. its based on the 'my first robot' by fritsl, can you tell? it took a few hours to put together, then about double that … Read more
Wanders around and grabs your stuff
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Update 2011-10-06: Melty, melty Poor GRAB-E. His foolish creator left him in the garage for a few days after taking him home from a trip. The hot summer sun melted … Read more
pick up, and move stuff
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another small project i made.. thought i might aswell post it here too he got 6 DOF. enjoy the videos! :D Read more
Update 26/04/2009 I have added a video to show the picaxe modifying the servo signal based on the output from a Maxbotix EZ0 (EZ1 version here at LMR). The … Read more
Avoid objects and able to be controlled by radio remote, avoids running into walls in RC mode by the SRF05
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Marvin is a lot faster than Jasper. My wife named him. Right now he can just avoid objects with his SRF05 and is able to be controlled with a radio remote. The … Read more
Avoid objects, navigate around via ultrasound, can lock on in scan mode
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Jasper is my version of the start here robot. He has a Picaxe 28x1 v A.5 brain. (Finally got my updated chip today!)He just avoids objects right now. Right now he … Read more
Navigate around
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The Robotwo is inspired by fritsl "how to make your first robot". My goal is to let the robot drive around my living room without any human interfering. However … Read more
This is part III of a series I call “How to build your first robot”.     This part is not so much instructions of how to build & program, that was in Part … 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