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I've spent quite a bit of time on the mechanical design on this robot, maybe more then was strictly necessary since I used this opportunity to learn SolidWorks, and … Read more
Wanders about avoiding objects
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I've been lurking on this site reading and looking and finally got enough good info to create my first robot. Read more
it moves very fast, mostly in circles.
this is my first project. Its very simple, but i'm still trying to learn basic electronics. I figured though, that instead of just lurking on the site here, i'd … Read more
It navigates around the unpredictable world, finds objects, and bangs out a beat on them.
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  This is my attempt at building a drum machine from fritsl's walkthrough. I used two GM3 gearmotors from Solarbotics to drive the black tracks (also from … Read more
The original plan was to build two battle blimps that used sonic to ovoid objects and infra- red to find each other, a direct hit from the nose would count as a hit … 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
can follow a black line on a flat lighter surface
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This is a walk through for a simple line follower that can follow a black line on a lighter surface, i used black insulating tape on the floor. The robot can be … Read more
1/27/09 Hello, this is my first robot on LMR, but i previously have built 1 other robot. Read more
Balance itself and explore
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Who doesn't want one? I want a mini autonomous segway! It started with a garage sale. I came across a guy selling a lot of old school digital Vernier lab tools. I … Read more
Random roaming with light and noise sensors and sound effects
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Hi Everyone. Update: I've got Wall-e mobile and sensing objects. Lately I wired up a dual battery supply. Separate batteries for his servos and cpu. Once his servo … Read more
Drums with its arms on the table or drum
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NXT robot that drums. Programed in RobotC. The attachment is the file that I have made so far (download it and open with notepad if you don't have RobotC) It's now … Read more
Navigates around and avoids objects
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NEW VIDEO!!!  The 1st Video is of the basic 1st working code slapped together in about 30 min. The second video is a tweaked version with wall detection so it … Read more
Spy kee is a build it your self robot that you can controll using a interface on your pc/mac. it is very responsive when on ad-hoc mode but has 1 sec lagg doing it … Read more
You asked for it! This cost me all night. Including video editing, voiceovers and retakes! Uploading, deleting and reuploading... No Pulse for all of you this … 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
plays his drum, provides his own soundtrack, simple object avoidance
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Update: After getting a little attention for this bot, i decided to teach him a new tune. His objectivism avoidance still needs some work, but that's really the … Read more
Heads towards the light, backs off from obstacles
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Avoid walls, look cool with shiny LED's
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10/12/08  This will be my first robot with a brain, unlike my first attempt at a robot which just had 4 transistors for its extremely basic operation.  I'll be … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is my Roverbot.  He is a very simple robot, all he does is basically what the "Start Here" robot does, but with a casca tankbot chassis, an arduino, and a … Read more
Web-controllable roaming camera; autonomous object tracking / obstacle avoidance with IR
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 Latest Update: New 4WD base with omni wheels- see new 'QwerkRover' project! My first robot. I added a couple of features to the "Qwerkbot+" recipe- a sharp IR … Read more
Well, if Servo Writer is a robot, then so's WhizzyWriter. Here's the motor. This was the X-axis motor from a printer (the one which pulls the print head across the … Read more
Navigates a preprogrammed sequence of timed moves
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Rebounder is a quick little platform that had been adapted from a Tyco Super Rebound RC car. The original radio receiver electronics were removed, and an IsoPod … Read more
Follows FSHPC (Fritz' Start Here Posted Code), assists in product placement
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UPDATE: This project is closed. I'm using the (working) parts for a new bot. But I had a battery question … Read more
Navigates around and indoor environment using a CMUcam and Arduino (for now)
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Update 20/09/2008: A major milestone has been reached! The robot can navigate around a otterman, two shoes, my leg and a kitten using just the CMUcam's averaging … Read more
navigate around with IR and avoid stuff
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This is igor, my first robot.  His brains are a Make controller, a SAM7-based microcontroller which I gotta say was NOT the cheapest but for the most part is a joy … Read more
Hi Everyone, great site. Just created an account so i thought i'd share my robot with you. I originally designed this robot as a micromouse and i got it to … Read more
Travel around mindlessly. Navigate around via ultrasound.
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Hi, i am new here and this is my first robot. Inspired by the awesome tutorial by FritsL. Of course, i made my own modifications. I wanted the tread-look to have it … Read more