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Moves around and avoids obsacles (novel idea, I know)
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Some time ago my two boy (ages 10 and 9) really wanted to build a robot. I obliged but I wanted them to learn a lot of basics along the way. I also didn't want to … Read more
Explore, but stay close to Bitty Bot or Charger Beacon to stay alive.
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UPDATED 12/15/13 One night about two moons ago I sat at my workbench in the garage with a bunch of miscellaneous parts in front of me. I picked up a .22F Super … Read more
The Robot will go forward and backward and the robot will shoot water bottle caps.
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The robot will move forward and backward using k'nex motor. The robot will shoot water bottle caps. the motor covered with black case will push the water bottle … Read more
This is my biped Mech with system link! The Mech is made ​​entirely at home , without the use of CNC machines! Clearly inspired by games like armored core, … Read more
Moves Around and shoot Water bottle caps
This robot will move forward, backward, and turn left and right and this robot will shoot water bottle caps using a dc motor and this robot control with a remote … Read more
Navigate around via SHARP IR
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This is my second robot. It's inspired by Chopstick Junior, http://letsmakerobots.com/node/29708. Few months ago I found where to buy cheap 8g servos and decided to … Read more
 HelloI present to you my new toy (robot), nothing new in the field but I still wanted to make a hexapod with 3 servo.Forward, backward and turn following present … Read more
** Update **. I finished the frame Assembly and the sensor test, everything will work perfectly.  video test : … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound, moves turret and fires "Death Ray" at targets
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Update 28 NOV 12: - I've fiddled with the targeting code and now have it written correctly so that the GDR will enter "Sentry Mode", will scan 180 degrees using an … Read more
Walking, avoiding...
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I'm sorry for my bad English, but i hope you'll get the main idea of my project. I'm buillding a 4 leged robot, right now I'm Havig problems with the timing of the … Read more
removed rear caster and inverted the chassis, this let me use the base to mount a 3000ma 7.2v racing pack to provide power for the servos. electronics are unchanged … Read more
Remote Control / Tele-Presence Platform - Future Autonomy Plans
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Update: 9/3/2013 Rest In Pieces LTBot Just wanted to "complete" this one and move him on to the next reincarnation. For LTBot2 that is likely a semi-autonomous weed … Read more
Navigates around and finds fire to put out :)
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Greetings Everyone :), Still a Work in progress, this robot Navigates around with an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor and when there is fire(Candle), it detects the … Read more
Navigates via Infrared, and uses basic obstacle avoidance.
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The video shows the robot in operation, notice that if it hits an obstacle that's just out of view and falls over onto it's back it actually turns itself off! This … Read more
It was a tough decision to disassemble my first robot, but finally it came out well. It's "Two shoes", but the picaxe version. I actually didn't kept much, just … Read more
Interacts with human beings, meows and purrs
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Update 29/05/2012 Eye mechanism designed. Built the mouth, just missing the rubber pipe. Update 28/05/2012 Schematic of the ISD2560 added. A 2 DOF rubber pipe … Read more
Move autonomously, make its own decisions, help clean with different attachments, multi-terrain
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It uses a Parallax Basic Stamp and four servo motors. It will use a SOMO 14-D to read the recipes aloud. The buttons are going to be used to control the reading of … Read more
Hi this is my first robot build with solar cell, remot control and with small cemera. you press the remot and it wil spin and go forward 2m and take video with … Read more
Dagu Quadbot Chassis Picaxe 40x2 256k Eeprom Maestro 12 Servo Controller Sound Sensor Compass Sensor Switch Mode 3.5 Amp Power Supply for Circuits 5 x AA NiMh … 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
Same as start here, obstacle avoidance
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Still stays there. The servo keeps twitching. The srf05 is supposed to take readings but it doesnt do it in the right time. Currently the sensor is off the … Read more
Follow Light Stop in front of Object
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This is a light follower robot that stops in front of objects. Its made from a Microbot from Picaxe. Code:   symbol left = b9 symbol right = b7 symbol difference … Read more
Its a sumo bot, line follower, and object avoidance, all in one little package.
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   This robot is a rebuild of my Start Here Robot.  One day I was looking for things to do(other than clean my work bench) and saw my my SHR sitting there and … Read more
Races around the room using ultrasound
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I was inspired to make fritsl's wall racers when he showed them off in episode 18 of The latest in Hobby robotics on Makezine's youtube channel.  After finding his … Read more
This is modullo, one of my first elaborated robotic platforms. It hasn't got an actual purpose yet, I'm at the stage of adding various sensors and integrating them … Read more
This is my attempt to build a very small and light but offroad vehicle. The accelerometer acts as a tilt sensor. A bandwidth of 1Hz has been set with according … Read more
Here we have Boxxy, my SHR. I had originally intended to give it a nice plexi-glass chassis; however, I chose instead to use an old cellphone box. There's something … Read more