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Sharp GP2D120 IR sensor

Doubtful     "Doubtful" - Which is how I feel about making this thing actually balance, thus the name. Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and IR
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This is a small autonomous Rover. It uses spare sensors for navigation and a lot of scrap material for the body. Some code change fixed the slight right hitch you … Read more
This is a little robot I started building over the easter holidays just for fun. It has no special purpose nor any functionality that would be considered "cool". … Read more
navigates around house via IR sensor
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I had a Picaxe28 board lying around that i hadn't used and had been wanting to do something similar to the LMR start here bot for awhile now because it seemed to be … Read more
  Hello I have been scrounging junk again!  -lol   I'm still working on my Jansen walker project, but found this mechanical thingy (junk) at my job and was told … Read more
Navigating in all terrain
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A.T.T.R - All Terrain Track Robot. Robot able to move in rough terrain from point A to B skipping obstacles on its way. For now it will be cotroled by human, but … Read more
Drives around using feedback from the Sharp IR sensor to avoid objects
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Well...this is my first attempt at building a robot. Right now it does basic object avoidance and drives around...woohoo! I'm going to continue to tweak the code … Read more
roams around on rough terrain and avoids objects
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Not much to say, I am building another robot with a rocker-bogie suspension similar like the Mars rover Sojourner has. Read more
Launched via rocket, navigates around at desired area
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2011.2.23 Thought about how the robot should get rid of the parachute after landing without a complicate mechanism and came up with this solution: Quite simple: A … Read more
This is the fully functional test chassis for my Arduino based sumo robot. It will be competing in March, 2011. For the prototype I am using a piece of plywood to … Read more
Follows a line and avoid obstacles, Make sound with a piezo speaker
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This is my entry for the DAGU "Beginners Robot Chassis Challenge". It is prelimary named Pacman, but the name maybe change in the future. Pacman was my first idea, … Read more
It would compete in a Mini-Sumo class contest and push opponent out of ring
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 Let me show you my latest bot. He was made using the Mini-Sumo class rules. A complete rundown on the rules can be found HERE. I strayed a bit from them as I use … Read more
“The Crawler” is my first indoor robot with a range sensor. In hindsight I can see that I probably should have gone with motors and wheels, but I wanted to … Read more
I just finished my the board for the Vulvan Five and had it sent away to get CNCed.  I have the capability to do homemade PCBs but this one was a little big.  So … Read more
This is a test platform for me entering to robotics. at the moment there is only tracked chassis,gear-box twin motors,arduino,breadboard . soon I add the  GP2D120 … Read more
Navigate via IR, avoid obstacles, eat old people's medicine.
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 01SEP09  Video finally got him moving.  he's not exactly the brightest bulb, but i'm proud of him.  I had to redo the Tamiya gearbox down to the 203:1 from … Read more
Start where?Almost a full year on LMR and still no "start here" robot. That would be getting really silly. Especially with all this Mr Basic stuff going on. This … Read more
This is just a prototype for my code. I have it right now avoid object about 2 1/2 inches away. This is my first robot and first time actually really programming so … Read more
  Lenght: 10.5 cmWidth: 7.5 cmHeight: 8 cmWeight: 144 g Components 1x Picaxe 18X4x AAA 800mAh NiMh cell 3x Hitec HS-55 servo 1x Sharp GP2D120 IR … Read more
Wanders about avoiding objects
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I've been lurking on this site reading and looking and finally got enough good info to create my first robot. Read more
Fritsl and a few others here helped by those walkthroughs and tips. See fritsl im am a perfect expamle of he who reads does it.All those and a few mistakes brought … Read more
Random roaming with light and noise sensors and sound effects
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Hi Everyone. Update: I've got Wall-e mobile and sensing objects. Lately I wired up a dual battery supply. Separate batteries for his servos and cpu. Once his servo … Read more
Navigate around
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1st Stage - Robot Platform This is my first robot. I use arduino Decimila for the brain and Tamiya twin motor gearbox. Sensor is Sharp IR connected to a servo.  … Read more
8.Dez Hello,   Thats Me: Yes, now i am here. I am from Switzerland (I speak German) and I'm 15 years old. I like all things with Robots, Electronic and … Read more
Goes around avoiding obstacles
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This is a simple tracked robot, based mostly on standard entry level components: picaxe, sharp sensors, l293d driver, tamiya motors. I'm mainly reusing them from my … Read more
Wall avoiding aimless robot
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Here's the photo of my first original bot - HairyBot 1, so called due to the abundance of wires from this breadboard on wheels.  It's a pretty simple setup, made … Read more