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Follows walls with feelers.
This is my first robot to post at letsmakerobots.com but I have built other contraptions I suppose could qualify as robotic - nothing sophisticated though - just … Read more
Moving in a contained area, avoiding obstacles, checking battery power, find a line, find a cliff
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It's been a while since I submitted a robot. Now here he goes, the Desktop Companion Bot or short DCB.  Prolog: The idea came by thinking about a new swarm robot. … Read more
Drives around controlled by a remote.
I have a rover 5 chassis (4 motors, 4 encoders). My goal to use this chasis to create a robot that drives around and is controlled by a remote. I am new to robotics … Read more
Navigate around via IR, drive upside down
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I had an idea to build a tracked rover, capable of driving even upside down. I came up with a design for each side to have a drive gear and two idlers in a … Read more
Updata 10/2/2014 Finally the Mcmaster University SUMO Robot competition ended, my robot got the third place. It is fun and an excellent experience.       Read more
S2 Parallax Scribbler UV series... Part 3 of 5 :- Chinese Brush Strokes "Eternity" Its been a long haul and reluctance to "Really Void" the warranty on my S2, … Read more
Navigate via touch sensors and sweep dog poop up into a disposable plastic shopping bag.
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This project was named the Scarab not just for its resemblence to the dung beetle but for its functional similarity to that animal.  In principal this machine is … Read more
STILL WIP! Goal: Drive a Hexbug Spider using either an Attiny 85 or Attiny 2313 as a brain - also try to make it look cool. Read more
This is a forgotten robot post that sat in my [Drafts] folder for a couple of years.     I want to experiment with mapping an apartment and having a robot … Read more
Knocks Objects Around the House
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Hello All,   The world is full of obstacles, and Fightron 1.0 here, is ready to knock out some, in his own robotic journey.   After recently building an obstacle … Read more

OB1

Introduction: OB1 is a Service Droid I bought for experimenting with at home. I am not a professional programmer so I want to experiment more with relatively … Read more
UPDATE 08/02/2014 : Just an update in the name. I remember OddBot calling it the BlueTacBeast. There you have it! I present to you BTB aka BlueTacBeast aka a mini … Read more
Find its way around my room and clean it
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Hello everybody! I have been working on a robot vacuumcleaner for a while now and i would like to share it with you. This project is my experience with robots but … Read more
My second robot, ROB2 was an experiment with omni-directional wheels. I decided on a 3 wheeler as it fascinated me the most. I cut out a couple triangles and went … Read more
ROB1 was my first prototype robot base, I built a couple years back. His purpose was to get something driving around using a gyro to hold straight line, and … Read more
Print PCB's on photoresist materials with a blue-ray pickup
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  About a year ago my brother and I engaged on a quixotic project to build from scratch a low-cost PCB printer for photoresist.  Read more
it just drives around and shoots Nerf bullets at people
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it took me while to work out how to use the cheapo motor driver, but once i did it worked pretty good  once the remote is turned off / goes out of range, it will … Read more
Makes food that requires heating and stirring. Saves recipes for later playback.
Hi alll, We've been working on a robotic cooking machine.  This is something designed to automate a class of foods - think stir fry, curry, chili, etc.  We're … Read more
Will run around autonomously and remote controlled
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     UPDATE - September 23, 2013        Hallo Leute!      What's new on this update? Apparently, nothing! :)      In the case of the mechanical part … Read more
Little robotic platform for my AI experiments
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Update 2/5/2014 Finished wiring (see attached schematic) and wrote test codes for the servo, ping and accelerometer. I am still waiting for the 74LS04 and L293D … Read more
Hi everyone this is a line following robot I made. It uses PID control.     Read more
2/19/14 - full 6-motor control1/31/14 - Arduino Nano, DK Electronics 4 motor control board, and IR remote are all functional.1/25/14 - End Effector Testing is … Read more
Follow, Navigate, Remote Controlled
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My name is Rick and have no programming background but have always wanted my own robot after watching the movie Short Circuit. From that time on I said "one day I … Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
My 2nd and 3rd robots, the first one was disassembled(Sumo Robot), I used some parts of it to build the obstacle avoiding robot. The chassis is made of aluminum, … Read more