Let's Make Robots!

indoors

Hi guys, this is my current project, i thought the programming would be easy, but since i havent used my arduino for months, it's not going so well, lol. Well … Read more
walk around the house
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Update (sort of): Today the guys from the mechanical engineering department told me that they are movinginside the building, which means the plotter cant be used … Read more
Navigtes around the house using waypoints and ping corrections.
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  I just started with robotics a few months ago, I started with the boe-bot and basic stamp2. A good learning platform, but I quickly found it's limitations. Read more
Navigates around and plays a random drum beat.
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    3/27/10 I soldered up an 8 watt amplifier kit from kitsrus.com (picture below) to add onto the robot. I will be using PWM into the amp from an extra micro pin … 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
Avoids obstacle follows line and detects traffic lights
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The features of this robot are obstacle avoidance line following and detection of the traffic lights.It follows the white path on a black surface and detect the … Read more
This is the fusion of my old Qwerkbot project and a 4WD base, with omniwheels replacing the originals. I've also attached one of Oddbot's compound IR sensors for … Read more
Detect motion and track it
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This project is the first step in my motion tracking. This Eye was built and adapted from an LRM post  I use similer parts except my transistors are generic 2222 … Read more
Roams around until it runs into something. Then it gets scared and tried to blend in.
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I was hoping to finish this robot in time for the Mr Basic DAGU II competition, but I doubt I will have it done in the next 24 hours. Here is what I have so far! Read more
Walking, Balancing, Competing in Mech Warfare
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First post here but figured I would share my most recent work; an EX-106+ servo based custom humanoid robot named Giger. This bot was designed in Autodesk Inventor, … Read more
I built this from a kit.  Preprogrammed IC, and simple IR system.  Great way to learn how to solder onto a circuit board.  Since completing robot, I've detail … Read more
navigate, recognize faces, speak, obey voice commands
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Ok this is my new bot Beryl (cause she's blue...) This is my big robot, intended to have a nano/pico-ITX PC inside with windows XP.  She is powered by a 5AH SLA … Read more
Play Fetch, Firefighting, navigate by map using different sensors for localisation.
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This is my latest robot, still work in progress. It will take a while until it gets finished, as I want to make it more and more complex. I intend to add every … Read more
avoids scary cats people and walls
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time for a proper write up. this is my first functioning and finished robot rover. it is a servo drive robot using 2 futaba s3003 and two futaba s3001 servos for … 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
Remote Control Robot
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This is my first robot ever built using RF control interfaced through a microcontroller. Its named "Rickshaw", because it kind of looks like one. The remote is a … Read more
It follows the path made of white light
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This robot is designed for leading people to their sits in cinema, theatre.. etc by controlling their tickets and accompanying them. It is basically a line follower … Read more
Well, its my first made out of scraps and it just spins!

RAT

Roaming arond making grumpy sounds
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Finally RAT is finished. A rainy summer day the last of the programming was completed. The chassis is a piece of sewage pipe (previously unused), the weels are the … 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
I've started on my own version of the Herbie-stlye mousebot. They are so simple and fun, I couldn't resist. So far I have the basic circuit breadboarded and … Read more
I thought it was time to do something with legs. While roaming the store I found jumbo wooden sticks and for some twisted reason I thought I should use them to … Read more
Roams and avoids obstacles via ultrasound, looks around, plays little tunes, flashes LED, beeps when it backs up
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Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is a quick and dirty update, mostly copied from my website  http://www.obscurereality.org/?page_id=19 I'm redoing it from the ground up.    B1-66ER is my … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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  This robot is based on the Parallax BoeBot.  The chasis is flipped upside down. The tracks the Tamiya Track kit. It uses the BoeBot IR sensors and a Sharp IR … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This robot is made with parts from the lego NXT kit and some lego treads. The ultrasonic sensors are used to detect and avoide objects. To do list: Code the light … Read more
This will be my first robot with a board. But I have made a RC boat made out of Styrofoam using parts from RC Helicopter. June 21, 2009 - ordered parts … Read more