Let's Make Robots!
Introduces Arduino Programming to PICAXE users
There has been a lot of interest in stepping up to the Arduino by PICAXE users. Since the Arduino programming laguage is "C" like and not "BASIC", there are … Read more

LMR=Lets Make Movies

Where are the robots?

LMR seems to be drifting away from the orioginal core LMR values.

Movies / videos are a great help in descibing a robot project, but should not the primary goal.

There are many new posts of:

I built a robot,

Here is the video,

End of story. 

Avids obstacles by scanning with Sharp IR sesor
Using a
Here is  the LMR Start here Robot Mark III, aka BOSS EZ-bot. "BOSS" as in Gadget Gangster BOSS Board. Many thanks to Frits for his original design. Modifed Frits' … Read more
In working on my Mr BASIC kit, I needed a method to add a PICAXE 28X2 AXE020 board. This simplest way was to add longer spacers and "hang" the AXE020 under the … Read more

Father's Day Contest

Gadget GangsterNick at Gadget Gangster has announced a PICAXE Father's Day Contest. 

25 Microhips that shook the world

 

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I thought I would pass along Brian Santo's article "25 Microchips that Shook the World" from the IEEE Spectrum magaaine. 

 http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/may09/8747/2

It makes some interesting reading.

Ouch!

Now this is one powerful servo from Trossen Robotics!

Watch your fingers!

 http://blog.trossenrobotics.com/index.php/2009/04/30/rx-64-just-one-more-weapon-in-skynets-arsenal/

Latest Build

Check out the latest build by the guys at Evil Mad Scientists Labs

http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/circuitsnacks

I'll take a half dozen.... 

Free DIPTRACE Upgrade

I've been using DIPTRACE for a number a years now and am a big fan of it. I was previously an EAGLE user and struggled with the learning curve.
 
The folks at DIPTRACE are offering a free upgrade to LMR forum members. This is not offered on their website.
Prototyping board for PICAXE 28 AXE020
Using a
As a user of both PICAXE and Arduino micros, one of the things I like about the Arduino system is the "shields". T Shields are stackable add-on boards for the … Read more