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It prevents water from freezing
Hi there, I made a simple project a little while ago. It didn't work just yet but it is now. For some reason I ended up with a chicken and temperatures that dropped … Read more

WK RoboCup 2013 in Eindhoven (Netherlands)

Anyone going?


WK RoboCup 2013 in Eindhoven

  maandag 12 maart 2012 | 10:12 | Laatst bijgewerkt op: maandag 12 maart 2012 | 10:17

My first PCB

Hi guys,

I started on some unfinished projects again but I could use some advice. I'm trying to build a board for the mini reef that can switch 6 devices (solenoid valves) at 12v DC with the PIC/Prop controller. I'm using diptrace for this as this seems to be the favorite choice. So far I love it.

I came up with the below but I'm running into some problems with the traces. Maybe someone can point out the right direction as I think that it must be possible to cross over a line (with some electonic component maybe)? The red circles are the problem areas.

Seasonal Greetings

Hola LMR!

Since the comming days will be busy I will take the liberty to wish everyone a happy new year with lots of new parts, projects and of course loads of fun! Feliz Ano ~Nuevo to the Spanish speakers! Hope to see you next year and thank you all for this great site.

Winter time, robot time :)


Money Problem? Use VISA and other ATM cards without PIN

The banks and guys from Cambridge are in a dispute over following document;


It shows you how to build a device that can acknowledge any (false) pin code you use on a card. Be quick it won't be there for long :)

Marine Aquarium Controlled by MRS1
I like robots but I also like fish. I used to keep a large sea aquarium and due to moving arround and work I had to get rid of it. Bummer. But now I convinced my … Read more
Makes people aware of air quality
Using a
The first idea (as below) was to make a little solarpowered robot. This is still the case but it won't run on tracks but it will fly in the sky hanging under a … Read more

Sponsor this! - Energy Metabolic Disorder

For real, I noticed some healty looking people begging for goods and/or money on the forum. As an army veteran I don't know what to think of that but anyway it seems to work.

A former colleauge and good friend of mine has a 3 year old son who will be lucky if he reaches the age of 10 years old. His dad (Gerald) started a foundation that benefits research into this terrible disease. Here's the message I just got from him;

Chat Roulette

As a promotional stunt the guys from "The Last Exorcism" got funky on chat-roullete. Check it;


Here's the movie site: http://thelastexorcism.com/index.html

Bounces off walls
Thanks to the LMR society I was asked to do a review on one of Solarbotics robots. It's a little critter called The BeetleBot. So hold tight, here it comes. … Read more