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OB1

Introduction: OB1 is a Service Droid I bought for experimenting with at home. I am not a professional programmer so I want to experiment more with relatively … Read more

Rotary Platform

Hi All,

I am making an rotary platform for my product photoshoot. i want to take 360' picture of product which i would later use with 123D catch by autodesk  to make an 3d model which i would later use for editing in Cinema4d and finally use it in game development in Unity3D.

 

LMR Starter KIT

Hi.

I've completed the starter kit turorial on this site, ordering the whole package from solarbotics containing all the components.

Now i want to upgrade to using a platform like this one:

http://www.robonor.no/mage/default/robot/hjulbasert/baron-4wd-mobile-platform.html

but im not sure weather to order with or without the board that is optional, and im not sure if my picaxe28 is able to run these motors.

Please help me understand how i can tell the difference on parts that i can use, and parts i cannot use.

Interacts with its environment and human beings and learn from them
Using a
This is M.I.A., a simple humanoid robot platform. M.I.A. Basic Specifications  Microcontroller: Arduino Mega Shield: Read more
6DOF movement. The basis for CNC machining or flight/driving simulators
Using a
All my projects & progress are available at marginallyclever.com. I wrote the software first for a rotary hexapod that used hobby servos.  I then rewrote the … Read more
This is a simple Arduino Light seeker. It has an Arduino Duemilinove on board. It is powered by 2 AA batteries for logic( with boost converter), and 4 AA batteries … Read more
6 leged base platform, that walks around
Intro This is a 6 legged platform, that moves by walking around. You will need an RC servo controler to move the legs. Material list Plywood - The size of 2 … Read more

Basic platform - On the cheap

Hi, I'm planning to make a small set of self designed swarm bots.

 In terms of a mechanical platform, what's my best bet. My criteria are cheapness and easiness. Ideally, it should cost < $25 per platform, and be easy to make.

 So far, I'm thinking of pairing two solarbotics GM9 gearmotors and wheels with a thin wood base, and a third caster-esque wheel.

 Is this the best way to go?

Now with cool video of a real life military prototype! This is an easy to make 6 wheel drive robot platform designed for rough terrain. The chassis is made from 3 … Read more