Let's Make Robots!

tamiya twin motor gearbox

Issue with Arduino Uno/Motor Shield r3 - Code or faulty power connection or both?

First post and second robot build (first was the Build your first robot from the Popular Mechanics magazine).  I am having an issue and seeing if I can get some assistance.

Update: Finished second in the competition. Watch the videos for some action! This is my line follower, R.A.L.F, which stands for Really Awesome Line Follower. I … Read more

Bob is born

 

Well, thanks to not being allowed to alter Serenit-e's looks, I have a spare set of tracks & a dual-motor gearbox to work with - seems a shame to let them go to waste.

Bob is going to be a test-bed for trying out any new circuitry I come up with, such as controller boards, sensors, displays etc.

Navigate and obstacle avoidance via ultrasound, remote control via Xbee wireless
Using a
More pictures here. This was my first robot, other than one I made out of wood when I was about 8 years old.  I remember being disappointed when I realized the … Read more
This is a test platform for me entering to robotics. at the moment there is only tracked chassis,gear-box twin motors,arduino,breadboard . soon I add the  GP2D120 … Read more
Huge thank you to buhatkj who i was able to learn most of this.   I am working on a basic tracked robot.  Using an arduino, motor shield, tamiyia bulldozer … Read more