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This is probably my oldest robot. I was waiting to post it until it did something interesting. Right now it can follow preprogrammed paths. In the past I've had it … Read more
Autonomous navigation using vision
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Well.... It may not be pretty... but it's fun to do... Trying to use the Raspberry Pi and its camera to navigate the room full of toddlers toys... The ultrasonic … Read more
Helps me learn AVR, Keeps me entertained, Avoids obstacles
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UPDATE: attached code Hi, Meet the tintTableBot. It is called tiny because of 2 reasons- it uses an Attiny2313 and it is small. Although it is an obstacle … Read more
BoB arounds... increases the ranks of the BoB Army
Tentatively Called Grey BoB The Bringer Of Caos, Destruction, Bleakness And Sesame Seed Ice Cream or just TCGBTBOCDBASSIC is a BoB. BoB's need no introduction, this … Read more
Adjusts colors for camouflage in accordance with vision
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Today my daughter and me continued to study our animal encyclopedia. We found the chameleon. I tried to explain her that some species adjust their colors for … Read more
Little robotic platform for my AI experiments
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Update 2/5/2014 Finished wiring (see attached schematic) and wrote test codes for the servo, ping and accelerometer. I am still waiting for the 74LS04 and L293D … Read more
Eventually autonomous with dead reckoning, IMU, avoidance, self charging, etc
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Update march 30 2014 I've added a mini wide angle lens to my Raspberry Pi camera board. I managed to attach the lens to the camera board with a small piece of … Read more
DFrobot sent me their latest robot kit, the insectbot kit. It’s a small 2 servo robot that’s easy to built and program. The kit is ideal for people who want … Read more
Originally this was going to be a bicycle light seeking robot, but what the heck it turned into an object avoiding trike lol.  Read more
A couple functions:1) Remote Control 2) Autonomous avoidance 3) Autonomous object retrieval (hopefully)
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This is my Service Droid. Meet VADER,  the Very Advanced Droid Exploration Robot. Ok, I admit it, the name is a stretch but it was fun to come up with.  Everyone … Read more
right now all it does is avoid obstacles, but i hope to program it to have other functions.   Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
Roams, seeks/avoids light, line following, hokey pokey, acts silly
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Lil·li·pu·tian Read more
radio controlled hexapod walking robo duck
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This is a cool little project I'm doing as a gift to a guy who loves robots and rubber ducks. It just makes sense that the robot technology would take over the … Read more
For now, barely walks forward
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Still very much in progress, but I wanted to introduce you to Gutsy Jr. I received a trial Nova controller kit from DFRobot and had originally planned to use it in … Read more

OB1

Introduction: OB1 is a Service Droid I bought for experimenting with at home. I am not a professional programmer so I want to experiment more with relatively … Read more
obstacle avoidance, data (temperature) It travels a random path around my house recording the temperature in different rooms.
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  My First "non-kit" robot. Read more
Similar to the Pololu 3-servo hexapod, except I made my own PCB, built my own IR sensor system, and wrote my own code including hardware Timer1/interrupt assisted … Read more
I have a new walker in progress. A part 2, if you will, of Sintra-sticks. This time, I am using smaller components, more servos, and hoping for more luck on … Read more
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
Just walks forward for now, but plan is that he'll avoid obstacles, and perform entertaining routines.
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This is very much in progress. I'm building on what I learnt from Duckling to design a more refined "rocking-style" biped. 2013-11-17 Construction is pretty much … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is my very first Robot. I was inspired (more than inspired) by the "Frankenbob" which I found first on Youtube. Actually I build this robot together with my … Read more
Seek light or dark (Randomly) avoid obstacles with ultrasound
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I have been amazed and inspired by LMR to make robots. This is my third robot, but the first I have attempted to document on LMR. My first two were not especially … Read more
       Hello LMR, this is Penny the 3 servo hexapod. Penny is not just a very cheap way to build a hexapod but a very cheap way to build a robot, period. I … Read more
Walks around, avoiding obstacles using an ultrasonic sensor.
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This is my take on a very simple 3-servo biped. It is inspired by Frits's "Dead Duck" 3-servo biped. My version is made with 3D printed parts, and the entire robot … Read more
Right now - wiggle his feet a bit, in future - walk around my room.
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Meet dave. A new member in the army of bobs, also my minion. Read more
Play a traditional Chinese musical instrument.
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Recently my son showed an interest in learning music so my wife bought a Guzheng. I decided to try and build a robot that can play it using just LOZ blocks and a … Read more
Obstacle avoidance and streaming video (someday soon)
http://pinkypibot.blogspot.com/ Here is a link to my blog that has a lot of project details. Current code available as txt files Arduino and Python.  UPDATE … Read more
Roam around, play sounds, make noises, be controlled with a SNES controller
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Again I give you a robot whose pre-existence was that of trash. A yoghurt tub, given a second chance, salvaged from the recycling bin, I took him in, gave him a new … Read more