Let's Make Robots!
Continuing to explore quadruped walking, I decided to see if I can build a robot that would have 2 degrees of freedom per leg, but still have leg inverse … Read more
Hello,  After buying an Arduino starter kit and playing a little bit with it I found out that it's possible to create robots with it. Doing some research on … Read more
UPDATE: Now with UART(ish)! (3/2/2014)Robot Metallurgy 101: PWMRobot Metallurgy 101: UARTI thought I would journal my work as I begin to venture from the … Read more
Little robotic platform for my AI experiments
Using a
Update 2/5/2014 Finished wiring (see attached schematic) and wrote test codes for the servo, ping and accelerometer. I am still waiting for the 74LS04 and L293D … Read more
Play Fetch, Firefighting, navigate by map using different sensors for localisation.
Using a
This is my latest robot, still work in progress. It will take a while until it gets finished, as I want to make it more and more complex. I intend to add every … Read more
Update march 30 2014 I've added a mini wide angle lens to my Raspberry Pi camera board. I managed to attach the lens to the camera board with a small piece of … Read more

Arduino pro mini undershield

The cheapest Arduino clone on Ebay is probably the small Arduino pro mini clone. I've bought some pro minis on Ebay for less then 3$ a piece from a Chinese seller. It's a tiny board with an ATmega328 running @ 5V. It does not have an USB/serial chip, so you need your own USB to serial converter.

Nano Crawler is a very small robot inspired by the MicROBot challenge, although it won't be finished for at least another month or two. Here's a picture showing the … Read more