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Maus was the robot I originally built on this platform with an Arduino and Microphone or IR.  Then today Ossipee posted the code for his Mini-Skybot and I realized … Read more
23:59  The last minute bot. The idea behind this bot was to learn more about the picaxe controllers we will be giving away at Maker Fair.  It is made from CDs … Read more
This is a variation of the first bot using a tank chassis  Read more
I got the SHR because I wanted to turn it into a cat toy. It works; just ask the cats... The CatScan Robot sits patiently waiting for one of our cats (Zena or … Read more
AVOIDS OBSTACLES
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I would like to thank Frits Lyneborg for the idea and inspiration, so here it is!   Read more
Autonomous navigation of indoor environment.
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Loki Bot is my first design since completing the Start Here Robot. In many ways he is just a scaled up version but there are some differences as well. He's a … Read more
rides based in joystick controll commands
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Track robots are very grateful for beginners thanks to it navigation simplicity. But one will soon face the problem how to combine joystick controll values into … Read more
You know how it is sometimes, you start something and everything along the way goes wrong. This project started as something to get me into object recognition, but … Read more
Main character in my GBxxLMR "universe"
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Update: Same video, but now also streaming from a different provider, as some complained that they could not see the first one. I had 2 weekends to complete … 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
Update: Hmm.. I found that it pulls a trailer really well.. Hmm.. And the Omni's are really easy to navigate. Hmmm :) I was waiting for my omni wheels to arrive, … Read more
Sort of walks on 4 legs
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My wife was looking through some video tapes, searching for something as irelevant as our wedding! To my happy surprise she found an old robot project of mine, my … Read more
Update: Solarbotics has made this kit, were you will get all the vital parts needed for this project, at the best total price available out there :) Welcome, funky … Read more
Turn an ordinary (cheap?) RC-car into a Robot Wall Racer
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UPDATE: Code now attached above + Ant has send me some tiny relays, I think they would work in this, and you could make everything 1/4 the size of what I did. Ask … Read more
Navigate via bumper switches
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As I previously stated:I've been working on my robot, and I honestly feel like a doctor in a third world country, I'm short on everything. Read more
Finds the hidden racing track in every room.. and races it!
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This is updated, reason is here   A video in better quality than YouTube & Google is here How to make Robot Wall Racers yourself, see here Read more
Gets funky with it's surroundings
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How to make a Yellow Drum MachineAudiofile Engineering asked me to do a sequel to a robot of mine, Yellow Drum Machine. It was named Yellow Drum Machine II (YDM … Read more
Shows how far you can get with very few and cheap materials
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If the Google video is not working, please see the video here I proudly present part II of the "Little 8"-project!All I did was actually to cut the bumper's wire, … Read more
Very cheap but fun little beginners robot. It think' it has a brains within a Picaxe 8
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Edit: Check out this nice clone: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/8386 From building big, nasty, with large shovel, 2 cores, multiple sensors, soundsystem etc, I got … Read more
Pushes itself around, freeweelin'
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This was in a series of robots I made when I was really fond of the idea that instead of giving a robot wheels with traction, it should just be "something" that … Read more
Drives really fast, but poor, as both rear wheels turn the same, and no weight on front
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This time I wanted a faster robot. No turning head, just some parts from old toy, mocked up, and getting much too high voltage! It went completely beserk, but … Read more
Drives around and navigates via ultra sound sensors mounted on a servo. Also shoots "laser" and make sounds :)
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UPDATED: Code on how to make this sort of navigation inserted below.   My first robot! I did not have a clue to all the stuff you can buy, and so I thought I was … Read more