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It wanders around, avoid obstables and dosent' fell from edges
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Hi all, Here is my first robot using a micro-controller ! I started with the Start Here guide and it evolves a bit. I rewrote the code, it might not be as good as … Read more
Detect unusual event and notify the operater to remote this tank to scout the surrounding via internet.
This is my tracked bot combine Lynxmotion track system with Phidgets SBC. I like phidgets because it supports multi language and I finally familier with one of them … Read more
Go backward and change direction when hitting an obstacle
Hi all, An other robot built a few months. This one detects collisions, go backward and change direction. Once again, no micro-controller inside... but it's the … Read more
Simple object/light avoidance, and line follower.
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  UPDATE 19/11/2010 As promised, I've added a short video of some of the functions I can use RDP-01 for. I know they're not brilliant, but at least I am beginning … Read more
Navigate around avoidance object via ultrasound sensor
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Hey there, ALB-E it's a small and autonomous Arduino robot builted on iPhone package as chassis. I've used two Tamiya sport wheels linked on a two GM9 motors with … Read more
Hi everybody! First of all, I want to thank all of you guys who's robot projects and blog entries make this site such an amazing place! You all ignited my passion … Read more
Wanders around, avoids walls via ultrasound, will clean the floor
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Hey there, this is my wanderer robot based on TI Launchpad, it builds on a tip about reading distances that come encoded in pulse width that i posted earlier. The … Read more
Robie has a mode autonomous and can avoid obstacles and falls, a mode manual wich we can controled him everywhere in the world, a mode guard: if there is a intrusion in my home Robie send me a video mail, it can play mp3 music
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Avoid Obstacles, Search for charging station when battery is low.
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This robot normally goes around avoiding obstacles and (sometimes) edges until its batter drops low. Then the robot goes towards a 38khz pulse instead of away from … Read more
Navigate around via sharp IR
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I got the parts yesterday and i done building it already :) Read more
Face tracking and light up the face with its leds
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The Turret Robot 2.0 is a face tracking robot. The robot lights up the face its tracking when it points the face. The turret is controlled by a software written … Read more
Create wireless serial connection
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Wireless controlThis walk through describes a cheap way to create a wireless controller for a robot. It is not a ready-to-go manual, but a proof of concept. It's … Read more
I wanted to make a small Arduino robot using an original Duemilanove and the Robot Builder's Shield. But I also wanted to have a chassis plate so I can mount the … Read more
Moves fingers, flips off everybody, plays my midi controller
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  I always wanted to make something that is not too hard, yet looks cool. Not long ago I saw Gareth's post about an Arduino Hand … Read more
Avoids obstacles, follow the line and solves mazes
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<added basic Maze Solving video> <added wii nunchuk control video> <added line following video> Read more
So after lots of hard-work, frustation, time, spending money on wrong parts; I built a robot. Its a Photovore based on NPN transistors. when its LDRs are pointed … Read more
Computer Numerical Control. Process job request to mill oblects via 3 axis'.
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Built based on www.buildyourcnc.com, in conjunction with the companion book.   I know it's been done before, but I wanted it myself. I have completed about 98% of … Read more
Autonomously vacuum small debris and recharge
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UPDATE: NEW VAC, CHASSIS, ETC. NO NEW VIDS :( The ever-popular autonomous, self-charging, vacuum robot. Inspired by the old OMNI magazines photovore, of all … Read more
navigates via ultrasound, "identifies" milkshake bottles and drives away from them
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Following on from Djeff-209 MkI. In order to replace a slipping drive sprocket, I had to change the layout a bit. I also added the code for very limited object … Read more
The fascination nowadays is that I could put in “cost ” 30€ or 30.000€. Read more
Djeff-209 is my first robot, based on the LMR Start Here robot. I swapped out the wheels for tracks, and an SRF05 ultrasonic in place of the Sharp IR sensor. At … Read more
This is yet another line-follower. I could not not have a line-follower. The controller card is a "cubloc CB230" home "Lextronic.fr. He owns a radio remote control … Read more
Auto Navigate using SRF05 Sensors
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Parts List 2 x 15cm 5mm Perspex Circles 2 x 100:1 MFA Como Drills 3-9V Motors 1 x Arduino Mega 2 x SRF05 1 x PP3 Battery Holder and Battery  to power the … Read more
Holomonic Movement Kiwi Steering 2DOF
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Hi to all, this is an Arduino based three omni wheels rover with 2DOF. The 2DOF is accomplished by three omni wheels on a continuous rotation servo (modified) each … Read more
run around, avoid obstacles after bashing into them
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This is Mr Shark Fin Soup. Hes a Frits Basic Robot but with a deadly twist. I used the Morphibians Land Shark RC car as the base for this bot. These are great … Read more
BJ is based on the Parallax Stingray robot. I ordered the chassis before I went on vacation. Since I just got back, I hope to build it this weekend. I am planning … Read more