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Obstacle avoidance using sonar and IR sensors
This is my latest robot project which I have named BFRMR1. It is a differential drive robot with two castors at the rear. The chassis is made from aluminium sheet … Read more
I was looking at the plans that myblack60impala had posted, http://letsmakerobots.com/content/dr-who-k9-plans, and remembering how cool I thought that Maxhirez's K9 … Read more
Plans to follow a line, dreams of solving mazes
UPDATE 8/24/2014 : Testing out a new design in the form of MB-3434 Thanks to Lumi, I have a set of 3D printed parts of MB-3434 to layout a similar base for Nano … Read more
This is a PID line follower robot.I used NI-MH 7.2 V 1000 mAH for power source . And I used Analog IR sensors. By taking analog sensors values into the PID … Read more
line follower using two linear neurons (controllers) PD for differential and I for speed; both with antiwindup, error filtering and simulated annealing tunning … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound
Using a
Hello everyone. My ultrasonic sensors arrived (4 in total) but instead of using them on my scrapbot, i found some 360 degree servos that i had gathering dust from a … Read more
Navigates to GPS Points with Object Avoidance
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Autonomous Robot - GPS, Tilt Compass, Arduino Mega, Wild Thumper Motor Controller, Wild Thumper Chassis. What else do you want to know about this robot?   Read more
Parts List: chassis:       Lazer cut aloy  Servos:         MG995  x18                     MG90S x2 Controller:     Arduino Mega 2560   Mega … Read more
Uses openCV to track and chase a coloured object
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Using openCV running on a completely underpowered laptop to identify and track an object. For this proof of concept, a blue ball is tracked. I send calculated … Read more
avoids from obstacles and navigate around via ultrasound
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This is a tracked obstacle avoider robot. It navigates around via ultrasound. Its ultrasonic sensor was mounted on a mini servo motor so it can look around while it … Read more
butler, all terrain movement, suit controlled, partial telepresence
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This is the more resent version of my humanoid and omniquadruped robots the humanoid has had its legs upgraded since my last post for it so now it is able to stand … Read more
Hi everyone, I am new in robotics and I want to tell you a short story. 2 months ago I was looking for a job and got an offer to work in the IT area. After a … Read more
Drives, Unfolds, Drives, Inches, Looks Cute
All right, my robot is complete! It is an omni-directional robot that is also capable of inchworm-like movement. It is made from cardboard, dowel rods, and … Read more
3D Printer made from Salvaged printer parts...
In the ongoing saga of building my RepStrap 3D printer from salvaged printer parts...   Read more
Hello guys! From day 1 on LMR, I have been nothing less than INSPIRED. Read more
Update 6/10//14: Oops... i forgot to post the final project (i always forget to update when i'm done working on stuff).  The kids love the brush bots.  The … Read more
UPDATED and FINISHED* on May 3rd, 2014 *With 'finished' meaning that I built what I had envisioned, then played around with it and learned stuff, and then took it … Read more
Light Following Robot without using microcontroller. This wheeled robot does not avoid collision. It runs towards the light or just brighter areas.
The gear motor wheels, multi-directional wheel and the plastic sheet. I cut out 6 x 13 cm plastic for base. Glued the wheels to make the body and connected the … 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
UPDATED and STOPPED* on September 4th 2014 With "stopped" meaning that I didn't finish the project. I'm pretty OCD about either finishing things or just deleting … Read more
Shivers, Walks, Avoids (usually)
Just getting around to posting this little bot. Read more
ROB3, my third robot started out using my ROB1 base, as I wanted to play around with the gyro again using a 2 wheeled robot, but alas, one of the servos died. So … Read more
My first robot. I'm planning to make a Mars Rover.
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This i my first try at robotics. I have earlier made some creations with Lego Mindstorms, but just started with electronics and Arduino. So far the robot can be … Read more
Trigonometry mostly, so that it can decide where to go next. Also avoids obstacles …
<p>I'm not sure if you allow Lego robots on this site, but here she is anyway.<p> <p>Since getting into Lego Mindstorms I've made and subsequently … Read more
An attempt at a gyroscopic robot. This is a work very much in progress. I first got the idea from the Gyroscopic Precession Robot by demej00, and ended up … Read more
Obstacle avoidance mostly, with light and distance sensing
My initial intention to build robots came out of being a mostly bedridden invalid, as a sort of surrogate set of senses to travel around the house for me, but I got … Read more
Autonomously roaming, avoiding obsticles
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Second robot ever built using the following: - Erector set for chassis. - Arduino Uno - Arduino Motor Shield r3 - HC-SR04 Distance Sensor - Tamiya Twin Motor … Read more
I've been working on various robots for years now, building up my skills. I finally built my first successful robot arm. It's a 50cm reach version of the ABB 460. … Read more
Shuffles forward via precession of the flywheel, sometimes picking its feet up.
Update 4/23/2014: Now radio controlled stepping, ESC on rotor motor makes for a high stepping robot.   This is a very crude implementation of John W Jameson's … Read more