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Picaxe basic

follows a line, pushes other robots out of ring, avoids obstacles
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This is my first robot. My goal was to learn a bit about electronics, robots programming and implementing simple algorithms in code. I've tried to build universal … Read more
IR control of Deskpets Tankbot
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Last year I bought a Deskpets Tankbot on sale at Radio Shack for hacking. It came with an ir transmitter dongle for a smart phone. I tried it with an Android phone … 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
this line follow Robot is  navigate via camera signals. easy to create this robot. no program skills need to create this robot Parts you will need to create 1. … Read more
Navigate around via 2 IR sensors in front, play bottom on top for funny things
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UPDATE 6/10/2013 FIRST TRAIL VIDEO ADDED The direction and eyes works, it's still runs on eksternal power supply. everything looks like a trail and it is. the snail … Read more
The other day I fund a massage thing in a 1dollar store and turned it into this little robot, it's not much but it is actuality my first C program done by me self, … Read more
it avoids obstacles.navigates via IR
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This is my first robot ever.. Its based on the Fritzl's start here bot.I got a lot of help from the other LMRians. thanks a lot to all who have helped me in making … Read more
Tweet to @OurCatDoor and the "Hand of PI" reacts.
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Full build page (with source) at: http://whiskeytangohotel.com/handofpi You can control the "The Hand of PI" by sending a tweet to @OurCatDoor. If your tweet … Read more
wanders around and tries not to hit stuff
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This little bot is straight from Thingiverse, obijaun is its creater, type in robot its the first one that comes up, http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:7989 .  As … Read more
Plays Tic Tac Toe, Participates in Oddbot's Naughts and Crosses challenge
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UPDATED 2/28/13 Before you read this, please read the post on my other Tic Tac Toe playing robot: The Ttp Project at: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/36073 Read more
Navigate around via IR, avoids obstacles, communicates with the world with LEDs and Piezo speaker
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And so it begins.... My first robot ever :) It is called MASHeR and is heavily based on Fritzl's excellent Start Here Robot tutorial. I decided from the beginning … Read more
Wishes Merry Christmas by waiving hands to passers by
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Hi! And Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone! Here is my Christmas theme bot, the SnowMan SnowBot! :D This is the first brand new robot to come out of my … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, plays tones, IR remote controled or autonomous
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This was my first robot.In the very beginning it was supposed to be a simple picaxe shield of my own.   I then thought I could add a "body" to it and discovered … Read more
I first saw Frits’ Yellow Drum Machine featured in Make magazine a while back, and felt compelled to make one myself, starting with the how-to. So, here it is! … Read more
Walks around, soon avoids objects
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Inspired by some other 4 servo bipeds on LMR I decided to make my own. I had to name it Bonnie, because my other walking robot was named Clyde. Bonnie was just … Read more
push other robots out of the ring
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Hi all I introduce you my future micro sumo (5X5X5cm) that is being assembled. I is not the tool to my circuit board so I did the welding to the old with a lot of … Read more
Hello, I present Aluminum autonomous robot, it rolls around without purpose just to avoid the wall into the body. Read more
Avoids running into things and follows lines
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   Bunker is a small house bot that I am developing (altho, the developement has stalled somewhat as i moved on to other things. When some of my other projects … Read more
Clyde is a 8 servo quadroped walker, he was my first attempt at a robot before I had any sensors. Clyde is as basic as an 8 servo walker can get, one piece of … Read more
Bonjour, je vous présente mon premier robot qui est en cours de construction.Etant débutant en robotique j'ai voulu commencer par un projet simple et … Read more
Controlled via audio signals coming from bluetooth connected to a phone
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This is my second robot car. It is controlled wirelessly by an android phone with the help of a bluetooth headset. The theory is that an android application plays … Read more
Just another basic walker, controled by gamepad. 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
Navigate around via ultrasound and IR
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This is a small autonomous Rover. It uses spare sensors for navigation and a lot of scrap material for the body. Some code change fixed the slight right hitch you … Read more
Reacts on sensory input, speaks, shows hand gestures
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***Update 04/08/2012*** Some more programming done, see video HEAND_2: Random movements of the hand, touch sensor (integrated in its head), changing eye color when … Read more