Let's Make Robots!

The infamous Kalman Filter :)

So maybe any of you heard about it, but is there anyone who have made a working implementation?

Or eventually a nice site with a human readable explanation :) ?

Useful robots

Hello :)

I have this question: has any of you ever built a useful robot, that is, a robot with some real task that helps you, instead of just making it for fun ?

The other day a friend of mine was complaining about the time it costs him to cut the grass, and told me jokingly he could use a nice autonomous robotic lawn mower. I thougth that it could be a task within our building abilities.

What other useful robot could be realistically done?

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What about changing that default Drupal favicon to something custom ? :)
So i finally managed to have the Picaxe USB Cable working under linux. Not the programming editor of course, just the serial connection. You can use it to … Read more

Output pin voltage

Hello! I'm working on a Picaxe 28x1. I can't find in documentation what is supposed to be the voltage of the output pins.

I've used a tester to check and it's very low, about 1, 1.5 Volts. Is it normal that it's so low ? Is that enought to use with a transistor?

 Thanks :) 

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    Here's my first robot :) It's based on fritsl design. The differences are that it doesn't have a servo (it always looks forward) and has 2 touch sensors just … Read more