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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
move its arms and torso
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This is a robot that I made with an arduino uno and some HS-55 servos. The top is a little broken and thats why its makes that sound. I may add some sensors, and I … Read more
This robot is a free formed robot that I made, its like my symet but better. It uses a simple analog circuit that stores up electricity until there's enough to make … Read more
walk forward
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This walker robot uses two HS-55 servos to walk and it runs on an arduino uno. It also has no sensors. Hope you enjoy! Read more
I built TrackBot a test platform for various technologies. It's easy to add sensors and servos. I'm using it to prototype the desgin of B4, a BeagleBoard based … Read more
Line follower
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The design of the base is terribly flawed, but everything else works well :) The base is much too long, and there are two sets of batteries at each end. This has … Read more
Same as start here, obstacle avoidance
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Still stays there. The servo keeps twitching. The srf05 is supposed to take readings but it doesnt do it in the right time. Currently the sensor is off the … Read more
THIS PROJECT IS CLOSED AND PARTS IN MY BOXES Problem solved: Okay so my problem was that motors didn't get enough power. I tested this with 6v and it … Read more
3D printing
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Recently I ordered a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic. On Thursday I've got mail: "Your order # ...... has been Complete - Packed and Shipped." Deep breath. From experience I … Read more
20/11/11 This is my new autonomous line following bot starting to take shape and a much more slicker design than my last bot attempt. It's made out of clear … Read more
Here is a quick BEAM style robot. It uses a Miller Solar Engine and a 4700 uf cap to drive a 3v buzzer. It is quite active in direct sunlight. Much louder than I … Read more
26.01.2012   ICU2 is going to Pavilhão do Conhecimento in February and we are finishing the hardware and software. Some servos needed to be swapped and I needed … Read more
Hi, This is second version of my robot Primo. It is Lighter, Faster, Smaller and nicer (I think :D ). It is controlled by Picaxe-08M. I used one IR sensor connected … Read more
line follow, avoid obstacles, lots of things in the near future
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Hi, I would like to show you all my new robot. I wanted to make a simple robot base, that I could extend and modify easily, so after a few failed design attempts, … Read more
Update: Finished second in the competition. Watch the videos for some action! This is my line follower, R.A.L.F, which stands for Really Awesome Line Follower. I … Read more
Modular Robot - different bases will allow explorer, line follower, micromouse
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   Hello LMR! I've been away for far too long. Here is my latest robot attempt. He hasn't told me his name yet. For now, I'm calling him FlexiPlexi. His base … Read more
Follow Light Stop in front of Object
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This is a light follower robot that stops in front of objects. Its made from a Microbot from Picaxe. Code:   symbol left = b9 symbol right = b7 symbol difference … Read more
Hi guys this is my quadpod. I'm new with this kind of robot and i need a lot of help. I use lego pieces for the legs and the base. For the logic I used a ssc-32, … Read more
Move and Obstacle avoidance
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So, I have been kind of dabbling with this thing for maybe 6 months (idea to conception) and well I don’t know what I’m doing wrong but it just doesn’t work … Read more
Wanting to make a robot with my scout troop (go 1349!), I decided I needed to fully complete one myself before I tried to teach 8 impressionable 11-13 year olds. I … Read more