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ATV-360 spy toy tank platform

My next robot project will be a tank based plattform, but first I need to finish YAABR. After I see this spy toy at Amazon I need to buy one. It is a very good fabricated toy and also very pricy. I paid 50€ for it at myby.com, at Amazon you get it for 56$. For that money you get a tank platform with wireless video camera (320x240 bw, 2.4GHz) and microfone, a RC control (27MHz) and a head-up Display with LCD screen and ear phone. Not bad.

Navigate around via ultrasound. Detects fire and fight against it.
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This is my competitor for the LMR DAGU contest. It is named Mr. "Red" Adair, named after the well known firefighter Paul "Red" Adair. An Atmel ATmega328 controller … Read more

Dual Ultrasonic sensor

For my next "top secret" robot project I need 2 ultrasonic sensors. Playing around with the Maxbotix MaxSonar EZ1, which perfectly matches in size for this task, I stumbled across the following problem.

Howto make sound without any sound transducer using only the DC motors of your robot.
Description: I  am just start to play around with the new Arduino Tone library, when I realize that I have no sound transducer laying around here. Than I remember … 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
Line following, can be remote controlled via Bluettooth
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YAABR is my first Arduino based robot. The name is an abbreviation for yet another Arduino based robot. It is a multipurpose platform for experimentation. With its … Read more
This is Ardubot, another Arduino based robot. Its base is the Sparkfun Ardubot. The brain is a Seeeduino V328 Arduino Duemilanove compatible board. Powered by a … Read more
Introduction: The IOIO-SHR is my first attempt in using Java to program a robot. Using a Sparkfun IOIO board to control the hardware and an Android phone as the … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
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Introduction: MASHR is my attempt to build a start here robot for beginners. It is Arduino based, but didn't use a standard Arduino booard. An Romeo all-in-one … Read more
Draw numbers of the winners of the LMR Donation
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Introdution: This is my competitor for the LMRv4 Donor Appreciation Robot challenge. Using 5 Dynamixel AX-12+ Servos and an Arduino Mega. Programming has been done … Read more