Let's Make Robots!


A Robot that is remotely controlled over the internet!
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Introduction: I'm Mohammad Adib, I'm from the US, I'm 17, and this was my summer project. It's a vision I had in mind for a long time; To make a robot that I can … 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
Turtle controlled via USB by a host computer.
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This robot has no "brain" even though it has a Arduino processor. The brain for the bot is located in the PC and the program is S4A (Scratch for Arduino, version … 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
Multi-purpose robotic platform
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This is my tracked multi-purpose robot. It is powered by two DC motors and controlled via RF link (range 1km LOS) by a usb controller plugged into a custom … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, create 2d Maps
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Now it only moves with IR remote
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Hi Folks, This is my experimentation with cheap chasis and tracked wheel set which i found online. The whole set up cost me between $50 - $60. This is my infial … Read more
navigate around via three ultrasonic sensors, solves mazes
The field of robotics has advanced greatly in recent years, having a large field of research in finding solutions to everyday problems, such as problems solving … Read more
Speach Synthesis, Speach recognition, face recognition and face tracking, autonomous navigation, remote controle
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Hi Everybody! Few times ago I bought a Robot Vacuum cleaner (Neato) for my house. It wake up my old passion for robots which have been in sleep for years, after an … Read more
Learns to navigate via Neural Network
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This is the "Chinese Bot".  Its called that because 95% of the parts were sourced from China (via eBay). It uses Tamiya dual-motor gearbox, a cheap home-made … Read more
navigates via ultrasound, controlled by wii nun chuck
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This is a robot that can be controlled by a wii nunchuck, or it can navigate on its own. It avoids cliffs with the ultrasonic sensor on the front arm, and it avoids … Read more
This is my Project which involves building/implementing two track followers. The objective of this project is to successfully design, implement, and demonstrate a … Read more
This my first robot ;)  and I am working in finishing it this summer.     My main goal is making an intelligent automated robot. Main Specifications: 4x GHM-12 … Read more
Now available from PicoKit!http://www.picokit.com - A cheap and simple 3 servo robot walker that anyone can make for under $40. My students in Industrial … Read more
this is my first two legs bot.design by chen,i do test work. the bot's walking is not perfect,i have to move on heavy duty servo and big battery. Read more
Single axis solar tracking, battery charging, time record based output and compass alignment features
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INTRODUCTION This project is being purpose to utilize the solar panel to its maximum potential. As we knows that solar energy is based on light density, time and … Read more
Sweeps the floor using ultrasound, IR, and an encoder for obstacle detection/avoidance
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this is a follow-on to an earlier proof-of-concept robot found here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/36052 The brush part of this sweeper is from a Shark hand held … Read more
My balancing robot with dsPIC33FJ128MC802 , 2xencoder hardware, + ARM stm32f3 discovery board with gyro and accelerometer (arm process kalman). Motor: EMG30 Pololu … Read more
Push other robots ouf of the ring
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This is Perfected Titan, my minisumo for this years Robot-SM. It's main controller is an Atmega328 running at 16MHz. The two motors are controlled via an L298N … Read more
Just climbs, baby!
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We created this robot to model what our full size robot will do at the FIRST Ultimate Ascent competition. There is a 30 point bonus for climbing the pyramid on the … Read more
autonomouse navigation
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I managed to finish my first robot on witch I spent a lot of time, mostly because a lot of stuff was new to me. It is not very complicated but it seems to do it's … Read more
Developed for a university sumo bot contest, Push/flip other robots out of the ring
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This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a … Read more
My first mini sumo robot: Fingertech "Cobra" mini sumo chassis Motor driver: Pololu item #:708IR sensors: GP2Y0D340K GP2Y0D310KMicrocontroller: ATmega328pLinks … Read more
This would be the most advanced robot I have ever done. It's a humanoid robot based on arduino mega 2560. I created several functions like the attack mode which … Read more
This is my first robot :)  very simple line follower using 2 photoresistors and atmega microcontroller, I used a plastic box as chassis and two plastic nuts as … Read more
Pick things up . Manual control using Nunchuck
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I found some micro servos lying around and thought of making this robotic arm. I had some broken blinds and got the bracket to use for the servos and some scrap … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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Hello everyone. My ultrasonic sensors arrived (4 in total) but instead of using them on my scrapbot, i found some 360 degree servos that i had gathering dust from a … Read more
This quad is built from 2mm aluminium plate cut on my homebuilt cnc, its using the freetronics eleven microcontroller and 12 hitec hightorque servos, at the moment … Read more