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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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basic obstacle avoidance, two LEDs blinking and otherwise,
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*Complete* is not really the correct word for it.  While trying to set up the four pins with screw terminals on my high power project board, my buddy and I managed … Read more
It uses a Parallax Basic Stamp and four servo motors. It will use a SOMO 14-D to read the recipes aloud. The buttons are going to be used to control the reading of … Read more
Given a priori knowledge of the environment and the goal position, mobile robot navigation refers to the robot’s ability to safely move towards the goal using its … Read more
it will give you air,music and light
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this robot has 3 jobs first there is a fan if you connect to the battery 2nd there is a light and it will glow when it's dark and you can can connect you iPod to … Read more
Navigate without killing itself
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Hello once again LMR! I recently made a few changes to my robot “Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform” (MAEP), and have written this tutorial on how to create a … Read more
Hopefully navigate around via ir sensor or similar .... follow light, line follower
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                  Ok as this is hopefully going to be a ongoing project for a while i decided to put it in the robot section. Years ago i started getting a … 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
Robotic Arm with Voice Recognition
Robotic Arm with big servos, at least 2 of them. It will have voice recognition and also can be controlled with a nunchuck. In 1 week I will continue to work on it. … Read more
Simple kit robot platform to start learning about robotics.
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Our goal is to learn about robotics and programming as part of our homeschool lessons.  We decided to use kits to help get us up and running faster and get into … Read more
Robot that can be controlled via bluetooth
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So I build my first wheeled robot. For now it has no special functions or sensors, but I'm planning to add those features later. Robot can be controlled with PC, … Read more
Gets me beer from the fridge, and delivers it to my location, will also take empty cans to the bin.
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  - First of all, Appolgies for the crappy pictures, I will be updating them with better ones, more info, and maybe some video.     I decided to build a robot … Read more
Moves when light shines upon it.
Here is my new robot FireFly. He is built from parts around my workshop. His cover is a reusable plastic container. His base is and old toy part. I built the … Read more
Talking about evolution, my first successful BEAM robot, I am very exited how well it went. I was planing to build a Herbie but I ordered the wrong parts. But the … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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While I wait for the geared motors to arrive in my mail, I have continued the work on the software.  Since it is my first robot with behavior a bit more complex … Read more
Here's my beetlebot which i call Buglet. I got lots of pics but sorry, they aren't in right angle. First i took parts from my box. Then i went to cut a motor holder … Read more
The is the Rover I build. The Rover is able to turn its body and to change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side. Initially, I use 4 motors … Read more