Let's Make Robots!

meccano

This is my first locomotive robot I will be building. I so far have most of the body done, as of now it has 2 hobby servos but will have three when finished.  Read more
Just fixed some URLs to images, no real updates, this bloke has been disassembled for ages. This is my entry for the 2011 Swedish National Robitcs Championship. It … Read more
navigare around via sharp ir sensor
Using a
this is a silly thing, had to make my own version of a clasic robot...... using meccano (erector) pieces, Arduino S3V3 single sided board, a pair of servos and a … Read more

Mini Sumo Bot Parts!

Intro

I decided to make a mini sumo robot a few weeks ago instead of doing an obstacle avoider. Turns out that once you think about it, mini sumo bots and obstacle avoiders are pretty much the same! The only changes I would need to make would be to the code. Great! Sumos can also double as line followers. So in short, they're pretty versatile. Here is an image of most of the parts that will go into this sucker. 

Picture

This is my attempt at making a robot arm from meccano (and meccano like knockoff toys) It probably would have been easier if it was all ordinary meccano, but I was … Read more

Building strapping

Im not sure what it's called, CTC can you enlighten me? But it's cheap and easy to work with. I've used it on Retro bot for the extra battery holder http://letsmakerobots.com/node/8004 You should be able to get it from you local building supplies store. Easy to bend, and cut it with tin snips.

strap.jpgstrap2.jpgretrostrap.jpg 

Remoted controlled mobile platform for videoing robots.
Using a
This is Pictomatix, a 4WD mobile platform for videoing my robots. Taking advantage of picaxe's infrain2 command to make the most of the 08M's limited I/O pins. I'm … Read more