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Navigate around via sensors and home alarm system
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Hi ALL!!! I'm from Ukraine, and this is my big project "NONAME" .  Why "NONAME"... I don't know :) Some people  give he name WALL-E , but they wrong... It's … Read more
For now its almost done! My selfbulid CNC-Mill is ready to use. It all started during my x-mas holidays when I found Tinheads Valkyrie here on LMR. I had the idea … Read more
  A friend of mine and I are working on a project called "TinyG".  This project is a motion control system for stepper motors  (up to 254) at a time.  However … Read more
A platform with movement capabilities for experimenting with microcontrollers and other electronic parts
follows a black line on a white surface
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Hi guys....     Finally today arrived the last order for this robot... the wheels and the caster....   I took me 2 night of CAD-ing...   Read more
Navigate around via micro switch
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hello to all this is my first robot ,it s a simple robot to start my work he searches environment and detects obstacles(with micro switches)and finds the best … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound, makes :D :) :( :| or :P, tries to catch everything nearby with its gripper
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You can buy German Cheese in Shanghai, sealed in a nice aluminum can. Since a while I toyed already with the idea of doing sth. with these cans. Too good to throw … Read more
navigate around, make sounds, communicate with other 'bots, flash lights
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Navigates around via ultrasound, reacts on brightness, emits blue cold light by chemiluminescence
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This project shall be another step to combine robotics and chemistry. Mr. Firefly is able to emits blue cold light by chemiluminescence. For this attempt, luminol … Read more
Curl is a small mobile robot designed to implement simple autonomous obstacle avoidance behaviors and to be easily expandable. It is cylindrical, 5 inches diameter, … Read more
navigates around using IR and tracks motion
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INTRO I haven´t been tinkering with bots long. As a matter of fact, I am rather childish, in the sense that I fall desperately in love with something -bots right … Read more

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Navigates around via IR, produces oxyhydrogen, shoots off mosquitos :)
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Update 2010.06.10: New video to celebrate the 3rd 2nd place at the GoRobotics competition   Ni hao robot builders,   If you ever see this baby in a store... Read more
All started years ago, my dream was to build a CNC capable of routing PCB's but at that time I was unable to find the budget and the material to build one as well … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound without falling using LED and LDR, Follows lines.
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This is my first homemade robot. It is inspired on the Start Here Robot and Amanda LDR. Changes: Read more
Drives around on fridge door, water heater or table
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My LadyBugBot clone is finally finished. Or finished the second time because it got broken earlier. Now I kinda cheated and shot a new video of it running on a … Read more
Buzzes around by manual remote control
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My very first encounter with electronics - a very simple manually controlled robot. The main brain controlling it is a Attiny2313 + a motor driver board based on … Read more
Drives around blind at the moment
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Well, here's the post about my first robot. It's not yet finished... so bear with me as I iron out all the bugs. I purchased an RC Jeep at Walgreen's (US drugstore) … Read more

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Runs around bumping into stuff
One of the first ‘robots’ I built was a Beetle bug based on the intractable found … Read more
Navigate arround using 2 IR Leds and an IR receptor
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This is PJBot version 3. The brain of this Bug is an Arduino. Now, it only go rolling and  avoiding obstacles that it detects with 2 led's and 1 IR receptor. Read more
Drives until obstacle detected, plus colour object tracking
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I've spend too many years thinking about building my own robot and feel like I've found a group of like-minded folk with this site. :-)  I'd like to share my … Read more
This is my first working robot as I have had a few other attempts but had problems with the arduino's motor shield (I kinda overheated a few components to the … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, detects light sources
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This is my first attempt on building an 'arty' bot. I didn't know before I started, that this would be the most time instensive robot I 've ever build. But I've … Read more
pull things with intelligent traction control
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What will it do? - Try to pull a heavy object for a given time or distance - RC with driving aid (Hybrid) Read more
optimsing the 08 by sheer brute force
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Update - took a few photos to magically transform this blog from a mere "schematic" to a fully fledged, utterly incomplete "robot".  Like a few others here, I'm … Read more
Update - 23/02/11 The hardware for elroy is almost complete, only the stretch sensors for the head to make and mount.  I can now control the elbow, shoulder and … Read more