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DFrobot sent me their latest robot kit, the insectbot kit. It’s a small 2 servo robot that’s easy to built and program. The kit is ideal for people who want … Read more
Wanders around without bumping into walls, guards small area, sings.
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Ajax is my first robot, he is based on the LMR "start here robot" with a few extra features. Ajax is 32 centimeters tall and about 1 kilogram in weight. His body … Read more
I like to work on multiple robots at one time (it gives me time to plan features/programming for the other robots.) This little bot is a quick build on a single CD … Read more
Moves around via control by a wii nunchuk
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This is a robot I built for fun. It is designed to be a test-bed for different things I want to try. It is mostly salvaged from an earlier robot I built, except for … Read more
Drags its ass around and avoids obstacles via IR
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This is Duke: A friend of ours adopted him a few months back.  He had been shot twice and left for dead on the railroad tracks (some people suck.)  He's fine … Read more
I started an new robot project which will be a long time project. The base is the 4WD chassies with 4 gear motors. The first stage is to attach the Dagu IR compound … Read more
Navigates via IR. Hopefully it will do that and much much more in the near future!
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20:45 GMT, 2nd May 2012: Hello everyone! Today I got my first package, containing everything I need for my PICAXE (including the actual PICAXE board) and a servo. I … Read more
Move autonomously, make its own decisions, help clean with different attachments, multi-terrain
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This was my first robot. It had been awhile since I did anything with electronics, so I had quite a bit of refreshers needed on soldering, etc... I modeled this … Read more
Avoid obstacles via Sharp IR rangefinder
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This was my first robot. WILL-I. The robot is controlled with an Atmel ATMega8 running on internal oscillator at 1MHz. It uses 3 microswitches and a servo rotated … Read more
This is another similar type of "Start Here" robots. Wheels, MCU, IR sensor etc. Just trying to build a smallest robot I'd ever build. Thanks for Chris's NANO … Read more
Follows a wall until a light turns off/on
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**Update 9/27/2012**      Finally got around to adding a whisker to the robot that I'm happy with, it helps the robot get stuck far less then before, also it … Read more
Navigate around using an IR Rangefinder
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My First attempt at a robot, basically the LMR start here bot hacked out of a BigTrak Jr. If I added on all the time researching to the build time it would be HUGE, … Read more
Navigate around with IR sensor
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R.A.V. ( Red Avoiding Vehicle) LOG: // 10/2/11 : LMR RAV and servocentercode files added Read more
This robot was made for the Search and Rescue challange by Ro-Bot-X. It is a simple wall follower that uses an ultrasonic sensor for decting the wall and a SHARP IR … Read more
Controlled from PC via XBEE wirelees radio, or roams avoiding objects using sensors
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Here is some information on Zapp Prop Bot-1.X It is controlled by a Propeller Robot Controller Board Kit V1.02 by Wulfden. Read more
Autonomous roving via IR sensor, manual joystick control via Wifi
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My first attempt at using an Arduino WiShield for wifi connectivity. This robot can move with a USB joystick connected to a PC as well as autonomous roving using … Read more
joystick control, autonomous mode, video transmitting
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The idea behind this project was to incorporate a complete x86 computer into a mobile robot. With netbooks becoming more powerful every year, they maintain low … Read more
  Done. That was great. Nice kit. A few hiccups, but overall it was done pretty quickly and painlessly.  <!--break--> A few problems I stumbled across on … Read more
Navigates my kitchen floor
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My second robot. Some secondhand plexi (note holes here and there) and some sort of pipe-mount-thing I found laying around that worked perfect for mounting the … Read more
moves according spoken commands and comment it
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*** Update April 17, 2011 *** Speak2Me is able to water a flower just controlled by spoken comments (see first video)! *** Update April 16, 2011 *** Read more
Obstacle avoidance robot
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This is my first attempt at a robot.. The structure of the robot is very simple 6mm rectangle piece of perspects with Micro Metal Gearmotors with polo wheels and a … Read more
So I'm new to LMR, and this is my first robot. For now, it's just an Arduino Uno, a motor driver circuit, and two motors. The motor driver circuit I got from here: … Read more
Navigate Around Via Sharp
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This is my first bot. It is built from the LMR Starter Bundle. I hope to use this as a platform for a more complex bot that will be both autonomous and RF … Read more
    Based off the ever popular "How to build your first robot" by Fritsl, this is the most up to date version of my first robot, named Robet (Robe-et) Read more
This is my first real attempt at robotics. I do have my own bot design in mind, but i decided i should start with something small. I'm really a learn-by-example … Read more
Roam with eventual RC overide control
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  I am new here and this is my second robot using a microprocessor. Electrinics in no problem for me but programming is new to me. I can see this bot will be alot … Read more