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Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
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UPDATE April 29, 2014: As for request of fello LMRians I've put those motors in the shopping section of Letsmakerobots: Micro Gear Motor UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly … Read more
The robot moves avoiding obstacles and choosing the best way to follow by ultrasound.
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The programming code is attached here as a .txt file. Download it and paste the text on the Arduino compiler. Remember to add the IRremote library (also attached … Read more
Walking, Navigating, Turning
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HI! So i just finished my first robot and i wanted thanx for a great site with lots of info and inspiration! As this is my robot and i haven´t really been working … Read more
Our honored LMR founder Frits has been contacted by marcmart.com an electronics distributor. They asked him about writing a review for a Makeblock product. So Frits … Read more
Makes food that requires heating and stirring. Saves recipes for later playback.
Hi alll, We've been working on a robotic cooking machine.  This is something designed to automate a class of foods - think stir fry, curry, chili, etc.  We're … Read more
Remote controlled telepresence rover
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RalphBot has been in progress for about 3 years now and has gone through several revisions as I have had time to work on him. He started out as a quadruped bot, but … Read more
RC,Obstacle Avoidance,Line Following
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Update 1/3/24 Code and Videos added....Video on the headlights test and automatic obstacle avoidance test. Videos here : http://youtu.be/SZA4--jDd7U … Read more
Navigates via 3 IR Switches, Plays "hide and go seek", makes semi-intelligent course corrections, gives audio and visual feedback via buzzer and lcd display, remote controlable
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I built this robot as an all-around robot to jump start my way into Arduino. I self taught myself everything about this robot from code to hardware and have taken … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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Hello everyone First of all I would like to congratulate everyone for such an amazing community. I don't have a robotics or electonic engineering backgroung (I'm a … Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
Tries to act like a dog
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This was a robot built by me and renatose in past September at Campus Party Europe in London. (I know it's a bit late). After some drinks in one of the nights we … Read more
Using WiFi Bot Control (Android app), you can remotely control the robot and view an IP Camera video stream. I built the app as well.
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Wifi Bot Control is an Android app that allows you to remotely control a robot (or other device) via WiFi. You can also (optional) view a video stream from an IP … Read more
moving arm with webcam controllable from web.
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A cheap robotic arm based on the OWI arm. 5 potentiometers were added to give it a position feedback,plus one motor controller to control the gripper and motor … Read more
So this guy happened last night. I have been inspired by the work of Mr. Protowrxs and his Box Head Robot and thought I needed a little deskbot as well. I also … Read more
Autonomous Drive, Line/ Maze Follow, Drawing, Mapping, RC Drive
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Hey hey! Just as great as the Original Tadpole, but with 100% more wood! I was shopping on the ol' eBay's and came across some 3mm birch plywood, usually used in … Read more
Draw, Dance, and Play Music
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This is a smart doodle robot built from a kit purchased from "Hobby King." It is for our ES100: Engineering Design Project class at Montgomery College. Right now, … Read more
This Robot is controlled using Arduino...I have used 433Mhz RF modules so that the Arduinos can communicate wirelessly...the robot uses differential drive in order … Read more
Avoids obstacles primarily but You'll have to watch the video to find out more
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Continuing on with the robot revolution here on LMR, this here was my entry into the coasterbot competiton.As you can see.... Hey wait! What's going on?! Help! … Read more
I have been working on this biped for a few weeks now. This is my first robot. After initial tests, I am changing the fixed head with a movable one. can be seen … Read more
       Hello LMR, this is Penny the 3 servo hexapod. Penny is not just a very cheap way to build a hexapod but a very cheap way to build a robot, period. I … Read more
An Arduino-based robot that uses an Android phone as brain
This is an autonomous robot that can traverse the house detecting obstacles and reacting accordingly. The fun part is that it uses an Android phone as "brain", … Read more
Ladies and Gents, may I introduce, "Walter II" (Walter II is this year's "big project" going with me to Maker Faire NYC 2013) In the style of the orginal Walter, I … Read more
Hey folks, Here is one I did just for fun. Yup, its a whole X/Y plotter and yup, its in a box! Woo Hoo! Its a pretty simple setup, the Y axis is via a 2" aluminum … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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First attempt at a palm sized simple autonomous robot. Extremely basic, the Arduino turns the bot left if the Ping senses something closer than 3-4 inches away. … Read more