Let's Make Robots!

smart way of turning around

I've seen these 1 motor walkers before, with the big disavavantage that they can only walk straight forward.  Look how smart this is solved on this robot by adding an extra wheel :)

Homemade Remote Controlled Walking Robot: http://youtu.be/zrbTm6BFO_U

 

I've tried some photoshop to my primary image, as an experiment. Just made a picture of the progress..  I had the strange feeling being watched.. weird..   From … Read more

Solenoid as a speaker??

Today it is very hot here .. too hot to make robots or what else to do. so I was just brainstorming about my drum robot .. :)

Hi LMR people, This is the beginning of my 2nd drum robot. I've build my tamiya tracked base for him. This version of frits's famous YDM will be using solenoids … Read more

Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme

Imagine that Fritsl combines his yellow drum machine with his quadcopter.. would be amazing to see. Frits, eat your heart out!!

Last weekend we had a nice weather, and I made a Light in the garden, and decided to make a photo of it with my robot next to … Read more

Quadcopter Flight Assembled Architecture

Just a cool vid I found..

Where to buy cheap solenoids?

Does anyone here where to buy cheap little solenoids? about $5,- or something like that. should work arround 3-5 volt.

I'm thinking of building another drum robot.. and with solenoids i can make more faster drum patterns. anyone knows a shop that delivers to Europe? I already looked on Ebay but couldn't find anything cheap.

 

Hamster Powered Walker

Remember Gareth's "schneebeast" or Linefeed's "Karpedbeest"? well.. see this: