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So after some help from here and pololu I managed to come up with this little freak :D It gets his kP and kD values from BT from phone so I don't have to reprogram … Read more
This is a hexapod I've been working on for a while. It's a kit from Paul K. The hexapod uses HobyKing HXT900 servos. I was able to get the robot to successfully … Read more
Stands guard over the halloween sweets
My youngest son and I go to the local CoderDojo and the next meeting has a Halloween theme so I decided to do something based on Scratch for Arduino. Usually I … Read more
  Forward by :- Don Quixote - (The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha) The Solar Quest - A legendary story powered by the Sun alone. I Don Quixote of La … Read more
Navigate around using Object detection and Distance Detection
Meet Sparky (Assistive Companion) currently sparky has the ability to find his way around objects and navigate through rooms. Every move that sparky makes is saved … Read more
If you want to see traditional Lion Dancing then check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGQq9o0jSpU I've been asked to convert a traditional Chinese … Read more
ok so this is the stalled K9 mark Pom, I have a Cubie Truck3 for the main brain so I can run the ROS on it. and that is where it stalled lol I have 4 vex omni … Read more
it does nothing at the moment
this is a long way from being complete it still needs a brain (most likely arduino clone) planing on geting a motor shield(for the arduino clone) it will have an … Read more
I am currently working on a Biped robot which is my first. The first thing I noticed after putting the legs together and trying to animate it was the frustration in … Read more
Remote control drive and arm manipulation, running ROS, RGBD via Kinect
It all started when iRobot Roomba was adopted by our family to do its slavery job. We were discussing mechanics of Roomba with my son and decided to create our own … Read more
ModULO is a robotic action figure that features an animated eye (LED matrix) and heartbeat indicator - running on an Adafruit Trinket. Field tests (Maker Faire NYC … Read more
Provides a simple test bed for various hardware and software technologies.
Double decker circle platform robot. Read more
We've all seen the little robots that hobble around using a couple servos... they are fairly easy to build, inexpensive, and they are way cute! My goal in this … Read more
Hey folks, Here is one I did just for fun. Yup, its a whole X/Y plotter and yup, its in a box! Woo Hoo! Its a pretty simple setup, the Y axis is via a 2" aluminum … Read more
Explore, but stay close to Bitty Bot or Charger Beacon to stay alive.
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UPDATED 12/15/13 One night about two moons ago I sat at my workbench in the garage with a bunch of miscellaneous parts in front of me. I picked up a .22F Super … Read more
autonomous navigation of unknown terrain
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Hi LMR!   So I have made some significant progress in the Stag project and I thought it was time to post it.   Read more
Hi everyone! There are a lot of cool robots up here. This is the beginning project of mine. It will use an Arduino to navigate around using an ultrasonic sensor … Read more
UPDATE okt 9 I created a 3d simulation model. See video. My plan was to use this model to reverse-engineer my cam wheels. What I want to achieve is that the legs … Read more
The robot navigates around avoiding obstacles by ultrasound and choosing the best way to follow.
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The robot navigates around avoiding obstacles by ultrasound and choosing the best way to follow. The programming code is attached here as a .txt file. Download it … Read more
24 Sep 2014 Update: Project still going... Some parts have arrived, still waiting on other parts... and some will be ordered soon. Latest Blog Entry (19 Aug 2014): … Read more
UPDATE 29-SEP 2014 I'm well into programming the robot and enjoying the excitement of getting to grips with the almost finished robot. I thought I'd post an update … Read more
Flies scaring everybody that is too near...
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Aimed by fritsl last post :)   ... Atropos is a wifi operated quadrocopter system. It uses a Fonera 2201 with a custom compiled version of GNU/Linux … Read more
Dustin is an interesting robotic head found at a thrift store here in Austin by a fellow member of The Robot Group, Dustin (hence the name). When we first got … Read more
Eventually walk around
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First robot, work in progress. I've written a couple of posts about the design and gait implementation on my blog (http://www.burningservos.com), video and … Read more
capable of moving forward, reverse left and right using single motor
28 Sep 2014 Mechanism and video update: 1st video : Description and Mechanism 2nd video: Full working order 3rd video: Testing with battery Read more
walking mechanism.. robot... comprises of two geared motors and rc circuit... Read more
Hi, this is my test platform for my grade project on the University, since the University have a Lynxmotion rover with the AL5D robotic arm and I've already managed … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
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UPDATE April 29, 2014: As for request of fello LMRians I've put those motors in the shopping section of Letsmakerobots: Micro Gear Motor UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly … Read more
This guy is curious and will explore its surroundings. Equipped with GPS, compass, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, infrared distance sensors, sound, light, pressure, temperature, humidity.... it wants to explore.
This is my robot "Earth Explorer One". My inspiration are the Mars explorer robots and after many years of wanting to build one, I've finally started. Now I would … Read more
I have seen a number of fantastic Hexapod style robots, most using laser cut parts and very expensive servos. Chopsticks is a robot Spider made from cheap standard … Read more