Let's Make Robots!
Will run around autonomously and remote controlled
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     UPDATE - September 23, 2013        Hallo Leute!      What's new on this update? Apparently, nothing! :)      In the case of the mechanical part … Read more
Walks around sends data from multiple sensors via bluetooth then sticks to arm
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My first quadruped, I wanted to make it special, so after you finish gathering data robot will come to you and will wrap around you arm as a barecelet (see video). … Read more
Program standalone ATtiny / ATmega chips through an Arduino
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1 Program standalone ATtiny / ATmega chips through an Arduino   Read more
     Hi roboticists! This is one of the new brackets that I've made for the Godo's re-build and as I liked the final result, I've decided to share with … Read more
During long winter evenings I decided to build something to play with. I started from a scratch and this is the result. It is the regular copy/paste appearance … Read more
TV remote, Follows line, search the target, move objects
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Hi all, I renewed my old robot. I upgraded its software in order to act more reasonably. I detached compas, odometer and fix-distance IR sensors. They were … Read more

Homemade wheel encoder

Basically I just printed out one of these (laser printer recommended):

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...And attached it to a wheel (double sided tape recommended).

Then I hooked up one of these (a 2$ IR sensor: QRB1134):

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...And attached it to the motor pointing towards the wheel.

Navigate around while avoiding obstacles with ultrasound, infrared light and air pressure based bumper sensors.
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