Let's Make Robots!
Eliminates the opponent inside the Nano-Sumo ring
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  This is our Nano-Sumo robot. I say "our" because it is a team effort between Patrick McCabe and myself. Here is the link to Patrick's Electronics post. We talked … Read more
It uses aggressive and angry behavior to push opponents or obstacles out of its ring
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Here is the Micro-Sumo bot that I designed and built. I finished my Mini-Sumo and started looking at the next smaller size. A robot 50mm square looked like … Read more
It would compete in a Mini-Sumo class contest and push opponent out of ring
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 Let me show you my latest bot. He was made using the Mini-Sumo class rules. A complete rundown on the rules can be found HERE. I strayed a bit from them as I use … Read more

The Claw Bot

 This is my third bot. I used a few ideas from my other two and added the lifting arm and grippers. I am hoping to be able to search for, lift and carry a beer can, full would be usable but I doubt if the power is there with the present motor.

 Updated Photo: 1/13/2010, Added a Function Test Video 1/16/2010

Mechanically the bot is complete. I have enough code to test all the functions.

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Drive Gearbox:

Remotely driven by TV remote
Using a
  Here is my latest Bot, modified from the original design. It started as a Line Follower that steered with a servo. That idea did not work as I planned so the … Read more
Wander around avoiding objects in its path.
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  Here is my Less-is-MoreBot.   Ever since I started using the Picaxe chips, I started to wonder how far you could take the -08M. I made this robot to squeeze … Read more
Wanders about avoiding objects
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I've been lurking on this site reading and looking and finally got enough good info to create my first robot. Read more