Let's Make Robots!


Drifting around and avoid collisions via ultrasound
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Drifter is based on a cheap RC toy car I found at Toys'r'us, named 'Fast lane Monster Drift'.  I think it's the same model Frits has been used in an episode … Read more
collect garbage (prototype project)
Our robot consists of (Rover car , Robotic arm , Arduino mega , Ethernet shield connected to a portable router) Rover car : 4 dc motors Robotic arm : 6 Servo … Read more
This bot originally had an Intel Atom netbook for the brains and Wifi connectivity. Replaced with a Raspberry Pi for a smaller footprint and efficient power … Read more
Navigate Through a Maze
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Note: The name has nothing to do with vampires. I have never read/watched those books/movies and I have no intention to. The name is an acronym for Electronically … Read more
I saw a tutorial that Ro-Bot-X did on controlling a robot with homemade IR Sensors so i decided to try it.  I am using two 38KHz IR Reveivers from RadioShack and … Read more
Moves Around and shoot Water bottle caps
This robot will move forward, backward, and turn left and right and this robot will shoot water bottle caps using a dc motor and this robot control with a remote … Read more
Web controllable mobile platform for webcam mounted on pan/tilt turret
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This is my first robot project though I have been working with Microcontrollers and Embedded Linux for a little while. As of writing (3/1/13) this is still very … Read more
autonomouse navigation
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I managed to finish my first robot on witch I spent a lot of time, mostly because a lot of stuff was new to me. It is not very complicated but it seems to do it's … Read more
Follows lines using IR sensors
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Hello there LMRians!!! Here is my first robot. This is an LM324 comparator based line follower robot. It uses a pair of analog IR sensors. A power supply board … Read more
My first mini sumo robot: Fingertech "Cobra" mini sumo chassis Motor driver: Pololu item #:708IR sensors: GP2Y0D340K GP2Y0D310KMicrocontroller: ATmega328pLinks … Read more
Avoid objects and never stop
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Hello! Finally posted something... But yeah: This is my 6th robot, and it is my version of SHR! It runs on Picaxe 14M, and uses 2 modified micro servos to … Read more
Seek's out darkness while avoiding obstacles.
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This is my second robot.  My son found some online bit pricey tho. And of course me being a PLC guy decided hey i will build my own.( what a learning expirience). … Read more
Program in BASIC via Bluetooth connection, wander aimlessly.
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The goal here was to create a as functional a Propeller robot as possible for less than $50.  The Bluetooth capability pushes it over the $50 mark, but I thought … Read more
This is my first robot,  it is a Web controlled robot , the commands are sends through a web browser to a PHP server , the user interface to control the robot … Read more
Talks, Moves Around, Surfs the Net, Runs Custom Apps and Software, Calls, Google Maps, IP/CV
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To make Little Johnny, I got an Andruino Uno R3, a Raspberry Pi, some old Printer Motors, and old computer case, a couple of "3rd Hands" and some sensors and … Read more
Remote Controlled Robot, Navigate around via ultrasound
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After some weeks of browsing this website, I felt inspired to built something, so, here is the first robot that I'm currently working on. The idea of this project … Read more
Hello LMR,   This is my first robot based on the arduino version of SHR (penny). It has as you can see IR sensor to avoid obstacles. The body is made from a … Read more
A re-purposed Shark hand held sweeper. The first question I usually get (particularly from women) when I talk about robots is "Can it sweep my floors?". So here … Read more
Follow Dark and Light Lines
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Tracer is a simple linefollowing robot that has the ability to follow light or dark lines. It is able to do this through taking advantage of four photoresistors. … Read more
This is my first robot :)  very simple line follower using 2 photoresistors and atmega microcontroller, I used a plastic box as chassis and two plastic nuts as … Read more
Pick things up . Manual control using Nunchuck
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I found some micro servos lying around and thought of making this robotic arm. I had some broken blinds and got the bracket to use for the servos and some scrap … Read more
Chases light source and avoids obstacles
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I started 2 years ago with an autonomous rover that chases light and avoids obstacles. We're now 11 versions further and version 12 is almost ready! Eventually the … Read more
Watering the plants while you're on holiday
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This robot waters the plants while you're on holiday! You have to line up the plants and through a GUI in Microsoft Access you can input the water demands per plant … Read more
Introduction This Rover 5 platform was received with damaged wheels so I decided I'd give mechanum wheels a try. Unfortunately the cheapest set of mechanum wheels I … Read more
Stops shorting out! ( will explore, line follow, etc )
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Based on a ZipZap micro R/C car with a custom PCB and Pic16F88, this "Big Guy" is the start of my new, microbot. I've wanted to build a small robot for some time. … Read more
Getting there Correct way up, got rid of skewing, and bends on straight lines. So close, except now its loosing track of its own positions. (so the brain isnt … Read more
navigate around via ultrasound
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This is a basic robot I made, it is very similar to the one that it is shown in the "Start Here" tutorial. I haven't written the code already, I will do it in the … Read more