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LMR Banner Available for Events

Hey, all! Oddbot had this great banner created for the ShenZhen Mini Maker Faire. 

The original banner is 2.8m x 1.8m @ 300dpi giving a resolution of  33,071 x 15,354 pixels. Here is a much smaller one for you to look at. Click on the photo for a bigger image.

LMR at Maker Faire 2012 NYC

 

Let's Make Robots has big plans for Maker Faire New York (September 29-30). Check this page for the latest info.

Or visit LMR at Maker Faire 2012, which has links to LMR activity at other Maker Faire venues this year.

Purpose: Piranha Tank was developed expressly for the purpose of pursuing Fish Tank.  Chassis: Piranha Tank's chassis was custom printed by Chris the Carpenter … Read more
Drives slowly and nearly unstoppably looking for infrared fish to eat.
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Videos: Introducing FishTankFishTank UpdateFish Tank Meets Piranha TankCode: ver 0.3 is the basic code with obstacle avoidance and IR followingver 0.4 adds some … Read more

Great robot shield ideas gleaned from LMR members

I just felt like commenting on how much I have learned from others on Let's Make Robots. This was recently brought home to me when I decided to build a robot shield for the Hobbybotics Hobbyduino Mini. This is a custom bare-bones Arduino compatible board created by LMR member brooksware2000

Videos (most recent on top): econoSpazzi Dance PartyMAKE edited video of econoSpazziOriginal long-ish video    Update 2012-09-07: He's Baaaaack! I revived … Read more
Introduction SPURT is an acronym used by the University of Rostock in Germany. It stands for 'School Projects Using Robot Technology". I borrowed the concept for my … Read more

3D Printed Logobot?

I haven't jumped onto the 3D printing bandwagon yet, but I know a lot of you have. 

I was thinking, wouldn't it be super cool to have a 3D printable version of our beloved Logobot?

 

It would be a fun project, and a great little printed object to test your printers, give as gifts, or make up for events like Maker Faire.

Instructables Hands-On Learning Contest -Picaxe Maker Faire Special

Hey all. Instructables is running a Hands-On Learning Contest. Some folks might be interested in making an entry.

I've entered the Picaxe Maker Faire Special Robot kit that Chris the Carpenter and I are designing into the contest. You can Vote For It using the banner link at the top of the Instructable. Any votes would be appreciated.