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Picaxe basic

Allows you to input keyboard commands into your picaxe
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So one thing that I have been wanting to do is connect a keyboard (PS/2) to the Picaxe. This is the first step to a whole slew of applications. Control Robots with … Read more
Race fast and Avoiding Obstacle.
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I could not figure out how to do the real wall racer yet so I will try this version. I will attemp the real wall racer when I have more free time. Basically is the … Read more
Avoid object for now
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Description:  Here is my own little creation. Read more
When it's finished it should be able to get me a beer out of the fridge :) or make a mess for me to clean up :(
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Updated, improvement to laser range finder. First test with picaxe 14M. Read more
Navigate around with an srf05 (as soon as i get the code right)
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 UPDATE: He's  back, and better than ever... the amazing Nick! * the crowd goes wild* I know, I've not been aktive on LMR for a while, had a lot of school-work … Read more
Sort of walks on 4 legs
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My wife was looking through some video tapes, searching for something as irelevant as our wedding! To my happy surprise she found an old robot project of mine, my … 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
Avoid obstacles... look cute... lots of programming to be done.
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update: added code (older version 1.1) as attachment update: Frontplate is mounted. Turned the IR sensors. Lost the abiity to detect cliffs :(    This is my … Read more
This is my first robot, which I made based on Frits' great tutorials. Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is my first robot with my own navigation after learning from "How to make your first robot" how everything works. Don't mind the design of this … Read more
Hello! This is a tracked robot i did a couple of days ago. Unluckly, is suffered from a severe design fault so i disassembled yesterday :) I'm posting it the same … Read more
Hi all, First of all Yellow Drum Machine was my source of inspiration and after looking at all other users I have started making a Tank Servo Bot. I have just … Read more
Not much. It's a testbed for me when learning some programming.
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hi this is another "my first robot" kind of thing. Got inspired after seeing the robots on this page and bought a picaxe 28x1 kit and a pair of motors with … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacles
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From all the inspiration i got from reading posts by you guys, i thought of doing the same thing - creating a robot on my own. Thanks for the awesome work guys, … Read more
obstacle avoider
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I started this back in May but he, she or it had the servo and sensor mounted on top of the base. I found it kept missing ‘seeing’ obstacles so recently moved … Read more
Testing what one can do with 4W differential drive, and steering by .. erh..
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Update: Just a small new video, nothing really. Just my studies, I use the platform for different testing of stuff. Video and slow motion helps :) While playing … Read more
test bed for GM motors - currently sonar / avoidance
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Well, I got busy tonight and designed a chassis for the GM series of motors. The GM motors are really tops with price/performance... at $5.50 each, they are VERY … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound
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Hi all, new to the group. Here's my first robot project ever - "SprintBot"  I do laser engraving and cutting as a business, so the chassis of the bot was fairly … Read more
Moves around avoiding things with the ultrasonic antennea
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This is my first robot, his name is 'bugbot'.    Parts list:   Picaxe 28a started pack Tamiya dual motor gearbox - Jaycar Read more
Update: Solarbotics has made this kit, were you will get all the vital parts needed for this project, at the best total price available out there :) Welcome, funky … Read more
Turn an ordinary (cheap?) RC-car into a Robot Wall Racer
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UPDATE: Code now attached above + Ant has send me some tiny relays, I think they would work in this, and you could make everything 1/4 the size of what I did. Ask … Read more
Finds the hidden racing track in every room.. and races it!
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This is updated, reason is here   A video in better quality than YouTube & Google is here How to make Robot Wall Racers yourself, see here Read more
Gets funky with it's surroundings
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How to make a Yellow Drum MachineAudiofile Engineering asked me to do a sequel to a robot of mine, Yellow Drum Machine. It was named Yellow Drum Machine II (YDM … 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
This is part III of a series I call “How to build your first robot”.     This part is not so much instructions of how to build & program, that was in Part … Read more
(JKA is working on something more fancy than this, an applet for download)   If you are using Picaxe, I am sure you know, use, and appreciate the function … Read more
Line following for DTU Robocup
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Out of pure frustration with the fact that my LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT based robot, that was supposed to participate in DTU robocup, turned out to be crap, I thought … Read more
Right now, just drive ahead
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This is my first robot. It can't do much now, but drive ahaead, since there are no sensors on it yet. It's a simple robot made from a Tamiya Twin gearbox and some … Read more
Drives around and finds stuff to play drums on. Samples what it plays, and play to the samples.
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How to make a Yellow Drum Machine    Audiofile Engineering asked me to make a robot like this for them, to be won in a promotional contest. Yellow Drum Machine II … Read more
Shows how far you can get with very few and cheap materials
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If the Google video is not working, please see the video here I proudly present part II of the "Little 8"-project!All I did was actually to cut the bumper's wire, … Read more