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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
navigate around and maybe do some mapping
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For controller I'm using  a PIC18F4550 with MSHP Bootloader ( USB ), in a self made and obvious Arduino wanna be copy, I call it PICUino :D   For the motor … Read more
Seeks light a little jump at a time
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File this one under "stuff everyone else has done so I guess I better do it too"  I've been wanting to put together a BEAM photopopper for awhile -- I pulled most … Read more
drive around normal RC , but takes over control incase of an obstacle !
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this RC car traverses around normally but takes over control in the case of an obstacle in front of it , that action drives a custom built polarity reverser to move … Read more
doesn't look fancy, it does drive around and can bump into obstacles
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This was my fist prototype that ended up being the AdMoVeo robot. Read more
At the Eindhoven University of Technology, faculty of Industrial Design, we have created an easy accessible Robot platform to learn embedded and computer … Read more
recieves commands sent by a computer thru a USB port and executes commands .
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hello all ! , im new here and this is one advanced creation of mine which im going to submit here and follow up on its development . Read more
I had been working on a simple platform when i saw fritsl Little 08. So to my box of bits at work fished out the safety light project and a microswitch and in no … Read more
I have built a couple of rudimentary 2-wheeled rovers before, nothing special, but I really fancied trying a hexapod.  So here it is/will be.  It will be an … Read more
Drives according to switchboard settings
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This is a toy I made for my kids (twin girls age 5) and they had great fun changing the running patterns. It is programmed by changing the sequence of yellow, … Read more
This i a robot i am working on as a part of a school project. this is the first functioning prototype, it is made useing laser cut 3mm acrylic sheet in an assembly … Read more
Joins a 5mm shaft with an 8mm lead screw
Introduction Couplings are expensive, but tubing and Shapelock (Polymorph) is cheap.  This is a cheap way to build a coupling between a 5mm stepper and an M8 … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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I've played around a bit with picaxe for about a year, this is the most ambitious project i've ever taken on and man did I have fun.......and lost a little hair … Read more
A mechanical replica of the human hand
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Hello everyone, my name's Cobus (alias Xabel). This is my first post on this great site and also my first robotics project. For my final year Mechatronics … Read more
I built this robot for a friend of mine in exchange for some awesome machine shop work.  It features the following components: Max 96 Round Mobile Robot Platform … Read more
When programmed, it draws with a pen on paper
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This was my first robot built without using plans for all of it. technically the foward drive system was taken from another design, but the rest was me. The robot … Read more
I called him "SEMI" because, he is semi-intelligent. He can comunicate with me, with graphic display, mobile phone. He circumventing obstacles, play music, … Read more
plays clean sweep a vex game
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this is our front 2 vex geared motors(oposite)to list the arm     the game vex teams play this year is CLEAN SWEEP this is our claw 1 motor this can lift a 30 … Read more
it is able to reverse,trim 4 of the 6 outputs Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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My friend and I are working on a project for school. We have to build a chair that, with one push on the button, falls appart and then reconstructs itself. (See the … Read more
I stole/scavenge my son rc car attached the remote to the pc parallel port with a pnp transistor,I put an IP-CAM on it ,and controlled the all thing with a C# … Read more
Last weekend we had a nice weather, and I made a Light in the garden, and decided to make a photo of it with my robot next to … Read more