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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
Appears when movement is detected. Stays a while. Disappears when nothing happens anymore.
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While working on my first robot I ran into this problem. So I decided to make a quick second one just to keep me in the flow with all that new robotic-topics to … Read more
   Well after a long time away from this hobby I am back again.. I am trying to create a little hobby robot that will hopefully eventually be controlled by voice … Read more
This is my first Pummer I have successfully build and I am pleased with the work. It is a simple two LED pummer. Took me nearly 10 hours to complete due to the fact … Read more
navigate in spaces, follow lines, follow walls
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SapoBot is a robot that wonders through spaces avoiding obstacles detects holes on the ground, follow walls and follow lines, to change between behaviors you only … Read more
Navigate, Climb up and down stairs
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This is my first robot for climbing stairs. The design is based on Packbot. Finally, I hope I can complete a robot like the Packbot. For more information, please … Read more
After a few more tests it seems 4lbs is the limit for the motors on him... one of them isn't spinning as fast as the other now. I've checked the motor and made sure … Read more
I made a crane from Merkur( something like Meccano). It has two motors, one with encoder. The position of the hook is sensed by the encoder and the position of the … Read more
Drives autonomous, avoids obstacles by using IR sensors, an measuring the wheels rpm. Could also be remote controlled through XBee.
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This is my first robot project. Primary goal of the project was to build a small robot which is able to drive autonomous as well as remote controlled by a human. … Read more
Avoid colissions via ultrasound
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This is simple avoider made from 2 motors, arduino, ultrasonic ping and aluminium sheet. I called it - TurtleBot I spend some time for mechanics and now I must … Read more
Introduction: The IOIO-SHR is my first attempt in using Java to program a robot. Using a Sparkfun IOIO board to control the hardware and an Android phone as the … Read more
This robot is my version of keepon. It users two servos and an arduino uno to dance. I hope you enjoy and like the video. Read more
Hi everyone I'm from Puerto Escondido, México, and this is the fourth robot I build (mini sumo, line follower, simple 3 servo hexapod and this one), but this is … Read more
Navigate via ultrasound and light, controlled by IR.
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  Hi, This is my first project and I am a big dumb in electronics... :) so, if u see I'm doing or saying something wrong or stupid please tell me :) Mr. P stands … Read more
move forward and sense walls with it's antennas
This robot uses two SPDT (single pull, double throw) switches, antennas, motors, and a battery pack. The antennas are connected to the switches, and so when the … Read more