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Sharp GP2Y0A21YK0F IR sensor

Roam the floor in a funky sort of way...
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This robot abandons the previous (all very similar designs) robots I have and tries something different, and it works well!!! The motivating influence is a ZBasic … Read more
 this is my first time posting a robot. i've build 4 robots in my past. this is another project for me to learn more about writing in code. its all practice and … Read more
Navigate around via IR, avoids obstacles, communicates with the world with LEDs and Piezo speaker
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And so it begins.... My first robot ever :) It is called MASHeR and is heavily based on Fritzl's excellent Start Here Robot tutorial. I decided from the beginning … Read more

R1

Maps 2D surroundings, working toward fully autonomous navigation
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R1 is a work in progress. On board is an Arduino compatible microcontroller programmed in C++. It links to a PC via XBee wireless. The PC is running code in Python. … Read more
Hi, This is my first robot.  It's a minisumo robot but as you can see it's more than 10cm long. But when the combat starts it fits into the 10x10 square by lifting … Read more
This is the improved version of the Edwardo V2.0 posted by Grimjack1973. We are working in colaboration and had to change the chasis design due to a few flaws. We … Read more
Move and Obstacle avoidance
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So, I have been kind of dabbling with this thing for maybe 6 months (idea to conception) and well I don’t know what I’m doing wrong but it just doesn’t work … Read more
Phase one: Line Follower complete. Right now it is "learning" how to avoid obstacles the contact-free version.
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INTRO This project -christened Deacon- is the next step in evolution from Nigel, who was abandoned last year. June 9th, 2011 Read more
walk around and avoid obsticles with 8 servos and a sharp IR (impress friends!)
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this is the very begining of my quadruped it uses a picaxe 28x1 and will sponser up to two servos per leg (2dof) so far the black box is just the "control station" … Read more
navigate around via infrared and wireless connection to computer and ipod touch.
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This is my senior project. It is a search and rescue robot. it is designed to be small and remote controlled and fully autonomous. the main processor is a arduino … Read more
Let's face it, I've been a total slacker when it comes to building robots (I can hear the distant voice of fritsl mumbling something about never finishing my robot … Read more
Personality Trait: avoidance
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Success!!  Finally figured out the code (somewhat).... I've never programmed before...so that's my biggest challenge.  But once it dawned on me "some of" the … Read more
Just fixed some URLs to images, no real updates, this bloke has been disassembled for ages. This is my entry for the 2011 Swedish National Robitcs Championship. It … Read more
Introducing Penny. She's beginning her existence as a Start Here style robot. However, she's based on an Arduino Mega. Video 1: Early testing of the servo and Sharp … Read more
This is an autonomous hobby robot application, that finds the candles and then blows them out. Fire-Bot has a Sharp GP2Y0A21YK0F to detect the candle and get closer … Read more
Placed 2nd at WCRG and CNRG
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**UPDATE** Blaster shark has a new title under his belt.  I modified it a little to lose some weight as well.   I noticed I was slacking in the project updating, … Read more
Wall follow and obstacle avoidance using Sharp IR sensors
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  Hello  First of all, I want to congratulate you for a nice place you made here . I'm glad to find a such passionate and innovative group here.   I'll show you … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacles
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From all the inspiration i got from reading posts by you guys, i thought of doing the same thing - creating a robot on my own. Thanks for the awesome work guys, … Read more
obstacle avoider
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I started this back in May but he, she or it had the servo and sensor mounted on top of the base. I found it kept missing ‘seeing’ obstacles so recently moved … Read more
Navigate around objects via infrared
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After far to much time spent gathering parts, I put together my bot. I skipped using a servo for the moment so it turns on its tracks to measure distance left and … Read more