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High speed omni directional robot ideal for soccer bots
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Now with video, Scamper appears to be a little wobbly at slow speeds but that is because at only 6%, the motors are constantly stalling and restarting. Once the … Read more
Walks around, detects objects via IR
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UPDATE 01/16/2014: Please scroll down to the Sharp IR sensor part of this writeup. Hello LMRians,  Read more
Walk around and goes backwards in curves if it detects an obstacle.
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Update: I uploaded a new video with the robot walking with a speed of 5 milliseconds of "SpeedWalk". It flies! Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, Navigate around via Infrared, Light Seeker
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This is my attempt to master different navigation sensors in one single robot, via the upload of the appropriate code. Made of two CDs, some spacers, 2x 6V DC … Read more
Flame detection, obstacle avoidance
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This is the original robot on which FLoEBot is based. At the time I had not discovered LMR but I had found these phototransistors from DFRobot that are used in fire … Read more
Flame detection, Obstacle avoidance
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FLoeBot was born out of a quest to build something different from what everyone else at my college had been doing for years. I also wanted to build something that … Read more
Goes to the brightest light source
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Ok, that is something what sits on my desk for a while and never got finished. Inspired by Yahmez and his The MicRObot Challenge and also one of my Chinese … Read more
Walk around and goes backwards in curves if it detects an obstacle.
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UPDATE NOVEMBER 29, 2013: He made it. The Insect Bot Mini is now available in DFRobot.  Get your own Insect Bot Mini kit for … Read more
Moving in a contained area, avoiding obstacles, checking battery power, find a line, find a cliff
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It's been a while since I submitted a robot. Now here he goes, the Desktop Companion Bot or short DCB.  Prolog: The idea came by thinking about a new swarm robot. … Read more
The Service Droid is a new robot kit I am designing. It is intended to be a low cost, D.I.Y. robot chassis with two 3 DOF arms. The gripper on the right arm is … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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UPDATE - October 1, 2013 Hi all!  Mechanical changes: I changed design of a hip. Now the hip and the knee stay on one axis. And I also made leg and body … Read more
As I discovered "Bob" I had purple filament in my office 3D printer. Well, i thought it would not make it to the robot section since I am not having enough time to … Read more
Right now, basic obstacle avoidance and plays music.
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 This robotic platform is still a work in progress.  I wanted to build a medium to large size robot for a long time!  after joining a robotics club and with the … Read more
This is only complete in so far as it is a completed intermediate step in the development of another machine, but as a test platform I won't be developing it any … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound and infrared sensors
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Hey guys! Here its me again with another "not so smart" project. As my second robot, I chose to build an obstacle avoider with an arduino duemilanove and the … Read more
I started an new robot project which will be a long time project. The base is the 4WD chassies with 4 gear motors. The first stage is to attach the Dagu IR compound … Read more
Navigates via ultrasound/bumper switches, locates (hopefully human) motion via PIR Sensors, navigates to that motion and offers the source a drink
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Sorry about the bump-all I've done is move him out of WIP status in accordance with FritsL's new rule ;-) He's getting a serious upgrade in functionality and a … Read more
Having one of those days where your too lazy to do anything? Have a robot doodle for you while you sit back in your favorite chair. This is a very simple drawing … Read more
Navigates via Ultrasound, annoys the dogs
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"SpiDuino" because of course it's Arduino for brains, and if you watch the end of the video it tries to climb up the wall.  Gets about to 90 degrees, too.  This … Read more
I had bought a RC Car from walmart for about $15 to use with the Arduino Motorshield a while back (see here). Fortunately, I had taken some pictures before I … Read more
drives around guided by IRremote
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My first robot! Built from an Arduino UNO, some Lego I had lying around, and a couple of 9g servos... The IR and remote have been scavenged from a remote controlled … Read more
All the credit should go to lumi for making his Chopstick Junior 1.0 robot. I was very inspired by his work and had to make something of my own. There are some … 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
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
It walks forward in a straight line.
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This robot runs on an arduino uno and it has 4 servos to walk. It will use a sliding counter weight to so one servo will be able to lift the other half and this … Read more
walking straight forward, turn left & right, backwards. Avoiding obstacles with the Sharp IR sensor, beconing, laying down, getting up, glowing blue
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It's been to long that I submitted something here. Now I got my new workplace in our new home...nothing fancy but mine ;-) There is still a lot of things to improve … Read more
Wanders aroung trying not to bump into walls too much.
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I wanted to make a simple bot to take to Maker Fair when I stumbled on the goldfish box at the supermarket.  The box and the battery holders are the only parts … Read more
Walks around and avoid obstacles
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So here's my first robot. It's based on Insect robot from MAKE : Arduino Bots and Gadgets. I've used Arduino Nano. For now I'm still improving walking of the robot. … Read more
navigates around via ultrasound sensor
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Ok, here I am and introduce you the Beetleduino Wall Racer. Components: 1x RC toy car1x Arduino Duemilanove2x SR-04 ultra sound sensorsome wire1-2x additional … Read more