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Poor Penny version :) No 3D printer ...:) This is my tribute to JerZ's Penny. This one is made with Polymorph, chopsticks,ice cream sticks, 2x 3,6V LiPo batteries … Read more
Navigate around via IR, drive upside down
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I had an idea to build a tracked rover, capable of driving even upside down. I came up with a design for each side to have a drive gear and two idlers in a … Read more
The Service Droid is a new robot kit I am designing. It is intended to be a low cost, D.I.Y. robot chassis with two 3 DOF arms. The gripper on the right arm is … Read more
12/21/2013 - A speaker is added.11/01/2013 - Sonar/Light sensors with Auto SweepParallax DAQ is used to display data in Excel.10/23/2013 - A circular base is … Read more
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
December 2013  Maintenant en Français et en Anglais.    Now in French and English.   ARCOS a eu beaucoup de modifications depuis ma dernière publication.  … Read more
Program in BASIC via Bluetooth connection, wander aimlessly.
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The goal here was to create a as functional a Propeller robot as possible for less than $50.  The Bluetooth capability pushes it over the $50 mark, but I thought … Read more
Its been a long time coming, but I am proud to introduce you to the Tadpoles...   The Tadpole is simply a perfect platform for the beginners and advanced robot … Read more
Right now, basic obstacle avoidance and plays music.
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 This robotic platform is still a work in progress.  I wanted to build a medium to large size robot for a long time!  after joining a robotics club and with the … Read more
Obstacle Avoidance, Light Seeking, Object Following, Light following, Charging through Solar panel
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W.A.R --- Wandering Autonomous robot is a socially interactive robot which shows different behaviours under different circumstances. The main behaviour of this … Read more
Demonstrates non-numerical associative memory and learning.
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Greetings! This first post will be an attempt to introduce one of the projects I've been working on lately. Read more
some say "linefollower" robots r the best choice for learning the robotic.actually my first robot was an analog line follower too! last year i made this one just … Read more
line follower,live cam,using as a rescuebot
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guys,let me introduce this old robot i made long time ago! DRAGON! a simple line follower robot which supposed to find the dolls through the path and take some … Read more
Ultrasonic and Tactile Sensors, line following
This is my first attempt at building a robot.  I drew it up on paper and thought I was pretty smart for using CD's as a chassis.  I hadn't looked up robot … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound/bumper switches/IR Base finder, sing and dance, says "Excuse Me"
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This is the aRDui5x, a 6:10 scale clone of the classic RB Robotics RB5X robot. It's functionally equivalent to the base unit as far as processing, sensing and … Read more
Navigates Around, Telepresence, Follows People
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UPDATE 27 Jun 2012: New videos!  The first one is of our new application for Google+ Hangouts.  It allows you control a robot directly from a hangout, while … Read more
Hey guys. This is my first robot. Couldn't have done it without Robot Builders bonanza and letsmakerobots. Did a lot of research before I decided to buy a bs2 from … Read more
Remote Control robot controlled with InfraRed Remote.
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*Note: Fritzing Schematic, and Arduino Sketch attached as Zip.*  This is a 2 motor robot controlled with an Infrared remote control. Arduino needs the IR Library … Read more
Navigate around via IR, avoid stuff.
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It is my first homemade robot with microcontroller. I found some schematics in the internet and made some changes. It is controlled with Attiny 2313, robot has two … Read more
Walks forward, backward, spins, blinks.
8/5/11 Update: Everyone should build one of these.  This was my first 'remove the PICAXE' of the dev board project.  Good fun! Read more
this is my last lo-tech beambot.i built is for artcraft fun. the bare bones photo vore is a very classic beam design by wilf.the sch on most website was wrong.the … Read more
I am back. My older work was posted under Prettybird, but that account stopped working. This one of my newer designs. It uses a back steering wheel instead of a … Read more
Navigate around via IR
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This is hummbot, a RC hummer converted into an autonomous robot. The robot is controlled by an Arduino controller and uses servo mounted IR sensors to detect … Read more
Navigate around via IR and bumper switches
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This is my first robot: robby and RP6 robot. It is based on a ATMega32 controller which is programmed in C. It's an highly extensible platform build from high … Read more
The goal is to design, build and program a robot which is nearly as sophisticated as ASIMO ($1,000,000) or WilloGarage's PR2 ($400,000) from off the shelf … Read more
Sumo fighting
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My entry to Robot-SM in Sweden, Gothenburg 2009 in the sumo 500g class. Since it was my first robot based on a kit from CRF (Chalmers Robot Förening) I saved it … Read more