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SRF05 Ultra Sound

Navigates around via ultrasound, makes :D :) :( :| or :P, tries to catch everything nearby with its gripper
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You can buy German Cheese in Shanghai, sealed in a nice aluminum can. Since a while I toyed already with the idea of doing sth. with these cans. Too good to throw … Read more

Basic self navigation with ultrasound and bump switch kit
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KRB1A - Katebot from now on will be refered to as Katebot in thos page. About KateBot: KateBot is my first robot that i planned to build and have started to build … Read more
This is my first working robot as I have had a few other attempts but had problems with the arduino's motor shield (I kinda overheated a few components to the … Read more
navigates using ultrasonic
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This is the first proper robot built by us. its based on the 'my first robot' by fritsl, can you tell? it took a few hours to put together, then about double that … Read more
***As demanded I added a code example of his code. It is really messy and has comments in swedish, finnish and english. As my laptop broke down on me, this is a … Read more
CASTROBOT - Computer ASsisted Targetting Remotely Operated roBOT
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I wanted to radically change the Mr. basic model, but still keep as much as possible of the original kit. Starting from left on the main picture, you can see a big … Read more
Rolls around, finds a hole, gets stuck, falls apart
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Rah!! at last my "start here" bot is built. Being a rank amateur struggled a fair bit with coding for the SRF05 and eventually nicked some posted code. Have … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, climb low objects
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project: SC-QR-1           (NOT MY VIDEO----->) Small Compact - Quad Robot - 1 so i started getting inspriated by some robots i saw on youtube! … Read more
just walks at the moment avoiding objects
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My first attempt at a robot and will not be my last. Why didnt anyone tell me it is this much fun ? Read more
Just drives around for now
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Well here's my first attempt at a robot.  Seems like everyone I've showed it to asks me if I traced an iron for the base :) Little disappointed by the speed of the … Read more
Uses Ultrasound to navigate as per the Tutorial code
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My first Robot, made with the "Start Here" project :) I added a switch in the little box between the motors which houses some of the wires. I'm not sure if adding … Read more
Avoid objects and able to be controlled by radio remote, avoids running into walls in RC mode by the SRF05
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Marvin is a lot faster than Jasper. My wife named him. Right now he can just avoid objects with his SRF05 and is able to be controlled with a radio remote. The … Read more
Navigates around and avoids objects
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NEW VIDEO!!!  The 1st Video is of the basic 1st working code slapped together in about 30 min. The second video is a tweaked version with wall detection so it … Read more
Update 3/27: Per request, I've attached the code I used for this guy. -------------------------------- This is my next little object-avoider, made from spare parts … Read more
Navigate around
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The Robotwo is inspired by fritsl "how to make your first robot". My goal is to let the robot drive around my living room without any human interfering. However … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound finding objects to play on.
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After seeing fritsl's Yellow Drum Machine in action, I decided that I needed to build a robot like that.  It just looked so fun and to tell you the truth - it has … Read more
Navigates around via ultrsound so far.
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This is my first 'thinking' robot. It's based on the Start Here tutorial. A PicAxe 28x1 controlling 2 motors with SRF05 ultrasonic sensor. It carries a 5Ahr lithium … Read more
Avoid object for now
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Description:  Here is my own little creation. Read more
I have got the sonar sensor working and scanning and added this to the data sent to the pc.  I have also written a very basic obstacle avoidance program which … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound,
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Update: new photos   Made this one while waiting for my servos from China (about 6 weeks now). I've found the tamiya tracks aren't up to the task, so I don't think … Read more
Here goes my first attempt of making a robot, i used an arduino and a motor shield, with one servo for steering, and a standard dc motor for traction. I didn´t … 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
Cruising around avoiding obstacles via ultrasound
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This is my first robot - or more correctly my recent version of my first robot. I will post some video later. It has gone trough some changes since I first … 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