Let's Make Robots!
SPOT (aka REDcyclops) the Color Tracking DesktopBOT This is my new desktop companion built from Trossen Robotic's really cool entry level tracking kit. It's a … Read more
Autonomous Roaming using 3 holonomic wheels
Using a
As promised, I added one more vid of omniBOT (aka Jon Tyler) to this listing.  J.T. is an autonomous roamer with three servos attached to holonomic wheels. Code … Read more
JORGEroamer is a modified A-Robot from Arrick Robotics. A sturdy and practical platform, this tri-wheel robot affords a unique chassis and steering system. The … Read more
Solar engine drives small dc motor and makes me smile
This is PLUMBERbot...a BEAM Symet using a simple solar engine. His name derives from the fact that his apron is a teflon tape round and his hat is a plumbing trim … Read more
Autonomous roaming using bipedal movement and 6-servos
Using a
This is a biped robot named conVERSE. This is a modified BRAT kit from Lynxmotion. A truly fun build, by the way. The Basic Atom Pro mounted onto a Bot Board is … Read more
This is FLAMEbot. He's a heat seeker. Draw the shades and darken the room. Light a butane lighter and FLAMEbot will follow the heat/light source.  Hold the … Read more
roams until obstacle or edge...turns left and continues
Here is LEFTY, a BEAMbot based on Mark Tilden's BEAM sumobot as found in the awesome book: Junkbots, Bugbots and Bots with Wheels. The original design called for a … Read more
Just spins toward the amusement of its creator
This simple motor is as simple as it gets. It's also how we can all make short circuits legitimate entertainment. I truly need to get out more. I added one … Read more
Autonomous roaming using a variety of gaits
Using a
This critter has been with me for some time. Built around a (discontinued) Crustcrawler quadwalking kit, UGLY is now an autonomous 2dof, 4 legged roamer using a … Read more
This is John Joseph, otherwise affectionately known as J.J. This is a Parallax BoeBot with some custom modifications. The most obvious mod is the color of J.J.'s … Read more