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EquipoiseBot is my two wheeled self balancing robot. It can be controlled using a homebuilt IR remote. This robot is based on a couple of PIC microcontrollers … Read more
Navigate around via infrared distance sensor
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This is another attempt to build a "Start Here" clone. The photo is a prototype built with a reused mechanical & electrical platform. I prefer Arduino for the … Read more
navigate around ultrasound sensor
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basically an update of my previous bot scooter. more updates to come.   some pictures: HEY!! its the new me :-) HELLO! still "no name" though.. beep beeeeep … Read more
this is the base as you can see, it's not too large (took me a million years to cut the two plastic circles! ) down here I put the second and the third set of … Read more
Navigate around using IR LEDs and detectors, play sumo, etc...
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This was my first robot last 2008. I've worked on IR LEDs and Detectors to avoid the wall. Its movement is quite slow as it uses only 2 servo motors. Though only … Read more
Serves beer cans (or any other can).
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HeinyBot 2.0, robot waiter in process of construction 100%. Four modes of operation provided. Manual, Static Waiter, Dynamic Waiter and Presentation. In manual mode … Read more
collects cans into the "depot"
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i decided to build this robot for Istrobot 2012, namely Ketchup House contest. LEGO was the choice, as there wasnt enough time and requirements were for quite a … Read more
High-function exploration platform, MacIntosh computer based with arm and iSight on Roomba
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"Yubin Kun" is the first robot to join the human cause in Dr. Daniel H. Wilson's book "Robopocalypse." The only things my Yubin Kun has in common with his namesake … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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This is the third version of Primo. It has ultrasound sensor and bumper. I used my Aperia Arc S like webcam . Read more
navigate via infrra red,traces black or white line
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It is my first robot and it is mainly made up from scrap. 2 motors+motor driving IC+sensor logic board+4sensors side view Read more
I have been doing some BEAM bot work on the side. Nothing exciting but I wanted to keep making them to get some practice/experience for future projects with solar … Read more
Carry stuff around (eventually)
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This is a custom mobile robot base.  It will carry an addition 30lbs of payload.   The chassis is laser cut from 1/8" Aluminum and uses two Globe12VDC motors w/ … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacles via IR, and is "afraid of the dark", moves away from dark places using an LDR
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Hi,   This is my first project, a basic object avoiding robot based on the Start Here tutorial, but using Arduino.  It uses an IR sensor to detect objects and … Read more
Move autonomously, make its own decisions, help clean with different attachments, multi-terrain
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Navigate around via infrared
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This is my first robot ever. Read more
drives around guided by IRremote
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My first robot! Built from an Arduino UNO, some Lego I had lying around, and a couple of 9g servos... The IR and remote have been scavenged from a remote controlled … Read more
Right now it rolls, and mostly doesn't hit things.
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This is my first robot project. I have experience with programming but all of the electronics and engineering stuff is new to me. My prototype gets around pretty … Read more
Arduino Mega controlled Hexapod robot with 9g Servos
      I have seen quite a lot of Hexapod robots on the internet with high torque servos with ATOM processors, but not the amazing Arduino with 9g servos, so I … 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
radio controled robot with arm
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My first robot MPU AtMega169(Butterfly dev kit) every information is attached in the uploaded files including source code 6 servos, 2 DC moters, radio modem(RS-232) … Read more
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
Update: Added new video. What if your robot is stucked and can't free itself?    Take back the control and steer your robot out of trouble. What if some danger … Read more
The first incarnation of Sandbot seems to have yielded some successful results (see http://letsmakerobots.com/node/30447). It can successfully navigate its way … Read more
Drives slowly and nearly unstoppably looking for infrared fish to eat.
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Videos: Introducing FishTankFishTank UpdateFish Tank Meets Piranha TankCode: ver 0.3 is the basic code with obstacle avoidance and IR followingver 0.4 adds some … Read more
This is my second version of my ERV-1 robot.     Update : 27-2-2012 Picaxe 28x1 Project-board mounted above the motors. Home-made Power supply board, with one … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and IR remote control
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This is my first prototype using Arduino: Arduino UNO, Two continuous rotation modified servos, Tamiya track & wheels set, Ultrasonic sensor SR-04 and a generic … Read more
Line-following robots with pick-and-placement capabilities are commonly used in manufacturing plants. These move on a specified path to pick the components from specified locations and place them on desired locations.
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Line-following robots with pick-and-placement capabilities Read more