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Arduino Uno (atmega328)

Our honored LMR founder Frits has been contacted by marcmart.com an electronics distributor. They asked him about writing a review for a Makeblock product. So Frits … Read more
Find its way around my room and clean it
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Hello everybody! I have been working on a robot vacuumcleaner for a while now and i would like to share it with you. This project is my experience with robots but … Read more
ROB1 was my first prototype robot base, I built a couple years back. His purpose was to get something driving around using a gyro to hold straight line, and … Read more
Sheldon is currently in its third frame on his second microcontroller.  He started in an altoid can using picaxe and worked his way up to his current body using … Read more
Hello I am Brecht Willockx. I am 17 years old and come from Belgium. In the past 8! months I have been working on a Self Balancing Robot. The name Willoduino is … 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
Navigates around the room detecting obstacles and avoiding them.
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UPDATE: Project scraped, would need ball berings for this to work correctly since the aluminium is rubbing against each other and making bigger holes and the robot … Read more
                            Recycle those hard drives! The videos were taken with just a small handheld camera. No mic, no audio. Sorry. On the … Read more
navigates a maze and finds shortest path
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This is Mazie, the maze solving robot. She is my first project using arduino. My eventual goal is for her to follow a line maze, then go back and find the shortest … 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
I started this robot a couple of weeks ago, it's just plywood, plastic wheels, some hitec 615mg servos that were laying around modified for continous rotation. … Read more
Does a little dance, annoys dogs.
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This isn't really a project I set out to build-it's just an intermediate phase in the development of Serv-O.  I took the "brain" I made for him: ...and slapped it … Read more
'Turns' when it bumps into something (quotes are intentional see extended comments)
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This robot was built more to prove to myself that I could do it than anything else. More on that further down after some specs. EDIT: I used to be slightly ashamed … Read more
The first incarnation of Sandbot seems to have yielded some successful results (see http://letsmakerobots.com/node/30447). It can successfully navigate its way … Read more
Supposed to follow an electrical tape line.
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This bot is from the "Arduino Robotics" book.  Great book by the way, I would highly suggest it.  The first three chapters is a crash course on Electronic … Read more
Rolls around and doesn't hit anything...
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My first moving robot. It's an arduino based bot that uses two continuous servos, adafruit motor shield, and Sharp IR. The wheels were scavenged off of a toy car … Read more
Bluetooth controlled Arduino robot. Send commands from a bluetooth terminal from an android phone to the arduino.   I'm using: arduino … Read more
Update 2.12.2013 Just added the code the bot's been working from. After putting together the LMR Start Here bot, I knew I wanted to do more. So I set out to convert … Read more
Hey folks! This is my first robot of this kind. Orginally I wanted to use a different controllerboard with everything built onto it already, but programming it so … Read more
My first robot project! This is my girlfriend's old stereo, I thought it would be more fun to be able to drive it around rather than never be using … Read more
Navigates around using the Ping sensor
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Someone mentioned that Jameco needed a robotic mascot. I have always been a tinkerer, especially with radio-controlled electronics and so I volunteered for the … Read more
avoids obstacles using a sharp ir sensor
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After reading on LMR for a while and drawing inspiration and reading about loads of tips and tricks i thought i should share my first creation. It is not finished … Read more
Drives around using feedback from the Sharp IR sensor to avoid objects
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Well...this is my first attempt at building a robot. Right now it does basic object avoidance and drives around...woohoo! I'm going to continue to tweak the code … Read more
This robotic hand can be controlled by a sensor-glove or a graphic program.
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In first, sorry for my english, Im a french teenage boy of 16 years and as many french, am not very good in english.   Read more
This is Flippy, he was built to win the Cross the gap challenge but I couldn't complete him in time. He is the second (and third) implementation of my third design … Read more
Navigates my kitchen floor
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My second robot. Some secondhand plexi (note holes here and there) and some sort of pipe-mount-thing I found laying around that worked perfect for mounting the … Read more
Navigate in various ways, teach me about robotics
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Hello!!!! This is my first microcontroller robot (besides the Boe-Bot). I decided to learn to use the Arduino because it didn't seem to hard to learn, had a lot of … Read more