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DFrobot sent me their latest robot kit, the insectbot kit. It’s a small 2 servo robot that’s easy to built and program. The kit is ideal for people who want … Read more

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UPDATE: 1/05/13 New angle.  I finished my ATtiny Bitsy Spider (ABS) board and wanted to do something with it.  While stringing it together I had thought of … Read more
Desktop face-bot which can emote.
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I have wanted to build this type robotic face for quite some time now. Here is my (OK, but not great) first try. The hardware is mounted in a metal box from inside … Read more
Drags its ass around and avoids obstacles via IR
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Recently, Lumi's company DFRobot had a contest to give away sets of their Cheapduino ATMega 8 microcontrollers. JerZ and I each won a package by submitting project … Read more
This project is my first foray into robotics and electronics for that matter. My goal is to end up with a platform for AI experiementation. I plan to add GPS and a … Read more
Goes insanely fast for it's size.
Going Whole HOG (or GWH) is my first foray into building a Hemispherical Omnidirectional Gimbal drive type robot/RC device. I first encountered the HOG drive right … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacle via IR eye.
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Hello every one Today I show you my work, from the early beginnings until now (It won't be long). (I'll try to be respectful of the english Grammar but i'am not … Read more
Follow line and rescue a victim (soda can)
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This is my robot that I am going to use for the Robocup Junior Australia competiton. We have to make a journal anyway so I figured why not upload it here … Read more
I saw a tutorial that Ro-Bot-X did on controlling a robot with homemade IR Sensors so i decided to try it.  I am using two 38KHz IR Reveivers from RadioShack and … Read more
Avoid obstacles, crash, follow my Rover 5
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Update 2: Added a WiiCamera sensor :) I put a tilt/pan kit and WiiCamera on the little bot. Bought both from Rocket brand studios (CtC). The sensor is super cool :) … Read more
Finds light, but using a single PR
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Update 30/12/2012 V2 Great success!  As described at the top of V8 of Cyclops on Paste bin: Read more
This is my Lumi bug. I was poking aroung looking at my favorite robotsand I though hmmmI have all these parts already and should take advantage of Hurricane Sandy's … Read more
Stand Still - For the most part - For Now
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ProtoBox - B After experimenting with my Doubtful balancing platform for a while (http://letsmakerobots.com/node/34811), I realized that the motors/gearboxes are … 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
I bought a pair of PIR detectors 'tother week, however have been pretty busy recently. This afternoon i got them on board! So the PIR sensors are mounted on a box, … Read more
Draws light trails in long exposure photographs.
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My heads been buzzing with project ideas lately and one such idea revolves around a light painting (aka light graffiti) robot. Too often I don't follow through with … Read more
Walk forward and backword
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Hi all, I’ve been working on my first real robot last week-end and wanted to share it. It’s a simple quadruped arduino robot controlled by serial (via USB). … Read more
Can solve maze via ultrasound,Can grab object via ultrasound
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Forgive my poor english.. Many thanks to LMR and special thanks to   BIRDMUN , ANTONIO.CACIUC,BASILE and   peter ROBOTFREAK This is my first robot that is capable … Read more
Alright ! After a haitus and some odd but trivial glitches I am finally happy to declare the birth of ANTROBOT Ver 1.0.0. Its a 2 legged creature with a single … Read more
This is my second version of my ERV-1 robot.     Update : 27-2-2012 Picaxe 28x1 Project-board mounted above the motors. Home-made Power supply board, with one … Read more
Follows a wall until a light turns off/on
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**Update 9/27/2012**      Finally got around to adding a whisker to the robot that I'm happy with, it helps the robot get stuck far less then before, also it … Read more
Robot that can be controlled via bluetooth
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So I build my first wheeled robot. For now it has no special functions or sensors, but I'm planning to add those features later. Robot can be controlled with PC, … Read more
Talking about evolution, my first successful BEAM robot, I am very exited how well it went. I was planing to build a Herbie but I ordered the wrong parts. But the … Read more
Navigate around via IR, avoid stuff.
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It is my first homemade robot with microcontroller. I found some schematics in the internet and made some changes. It is controlled with Attiny 2313, robot has two … Read more
Well this is my first partial success building robots, my symet did not work :P and I am still trying to figure out what is wrong with it:P I got the book from … Read more