Let's Make Robots!
Can be remote controlled (Bluetooth) or navigate autonomously by ultrasonic.
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Haven't posted a robot since December 2008. Not sure it classifies as a robot, but back then we were just evolving and "Something Else" didn't exist as a … Read more
Rolls about under microprocessor control. Avoids obstacles.
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Having taken a sabbatical from programming Big Chaser, I decided to do a ball bot. There are a pair of pudding bowls or mixing bowls attached directly onto a … Read more
Here's the latest from BOA-Labs: My first omni-wheeler. Read more
I haven't posted a Lego robot or a line follower, so I thought I'd do both together. Line followers have been done to death. I've blown the dust off my Lego RCX. … Read more
For now, it does squats. Hopefully, it will eventually walk in a controlled manner.
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I'm afraid I'm STILL on the Write LMR trip. It's not got tired yet. I've decided to motorise a miniature Etch-A-Sketch. I decided on steppers. Not servos. Servos … Read more
Program takes control of a Roomba vacuum cleaner.
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I got a vacuum cleaner for my birthday. Sorry, Chris, but MY wife is the coolest wife ever. I didn't have the correct plug for the interface, so I really spent … Read more
Well, if Servo Writer is a robot, then so's WhizzyWriter. Here's the motor. This was the X-axis motor from a printer (the one which pulls the print head across the … Read more
Writes and draws on the floor.
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This baby takes input from a home made scripting language and turns it into drawings on the floor. When I rule the world, PVC conduit is going to be what all … Read more
Follow me carrying a 30kg child.
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    2008-05-18 The deal is, this 'bot will (hopefully) follow me around. For me the challenge is to do something bigger than Lego scale.   So far, I have … Read more