Let's Make Robots!
Moving in a contained area, avoiding obstacles, checking battery power, find a line, find a cliff
Using a
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

Maker Carnival Shanghai 2013

Well, I just want to review the Maker Carnival in Shanghai last weekend (Oct. 19 & 20). 

It was the second Maker Carnival in Shanghai and I may say it was a huge success. Many peopel came not only for watching but also asking questions and got in terested in the general Hacker/Maker activities.

DFRobot as a sponsor of the Maker Carnival had a booth showing new products and projects. Her you can see the Insect bot mini prototype.

Actually serving as a test platform to get some programming done and check out all the components I got what to do with them. First cntact with a H bridge since I am using gear motors and no servos.
Using a
Hi I am Steven X I am a modified line follower chassis and serve as a test platform. Now I will let my builder talk since i do not have any idea what he is doing … Read more

Five free Insect Bot Mini kits

This is a free (well, it does not cost money) giveaway of 5 Insect Bot Mini kits.

 

All 5 kits are gone now, please do not request anymore but you still can comment :-)

 

Goes to the brightest light source
Using a
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

3D printed LMR Logo Bot

Since I need to test and improve the 3D printer on my desk I wanted to print a LMR logo bot. After a short request in the forum I've got the 3D file from birdmun, who else could answer that qucik and even have the right thing you need. bird, thanks man....you are the true LMneRd ;-) That is the file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/v4vgif5tude0v63/LMRLogobot.stl 

Now the pictures:

Insect Bot Mini Workshop

Last Saturday I held a workshop in Xinchejian, our Hackerspace in Shanghai. The workshop was about to build an Insect bot mini.