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Well folks, it works... It turns out I was trying to run this LCD from a bad Picaxe chip. Here is why the chip is bad Much thanks to rik (and all others) for their … Read more
DIY bipedal robot, walking, upstairs, one leg balance, with remote control
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This is my second robot. This bipedal is made with 12 low cost servos (MG995), 4 atmega168, aluminium material for window frames, and with small hand drills, hand … Read more
So I'm new to LMR, and this is my first robot. For now, it's just an Arduino Uno, a motor driver circuit, and two motors. The motor driver circuit I got from here: … Read more
This is D-100, my first full-sized humanoid robot. Obviously he has a lot of design issues, but I had three project goals: 1# Make it walk 2# Make it smart 3# Make … Read more
This is my first robot. It uses the Arduino Diecimila. It also uses a ping ultrasonic sensor to detect objects in front of it. For motor control I used the … Read more
Update: using parts in another robot! this is my first robot. very simple. sings "jingle bells" and dances.   code Read more
Bender is a medium sized robot based on the Crustcrawler Nomad HD platform. It uses the Parallax Motor Kit with Position Controllers, a pair of Parallax HB-25 Motor … Read more
One goal with Walter is to get him to the "being a pet" stage. One major aspect to this is his head and its movements and the "personality" it adds. Walter has a … Read more
Drive around via infrared
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Because all robot kits cost enormous amounts of money I started to develop cheap and small robot – Kobold. Small because smaller components are cheaper, sensors … Read more
Feature extraction is commonly used in SLAM applications. It is useful because it reduces the amount of data that has to be processed by the mapping functions. Some … Read more
Navigate as I pre-programmed it
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thanks to ndupont for giving me the idea! Well, there is not so much to say... It is very simple, a bit hard to place all the electronic stuff very close. I … Read more
So here we are :) I decided to try and build the holy grail of robotics hobbist: a self balancing robot. I've made some research around and i've come to the … Read more
UPDATE 2: Project has ended and robot is disassembled. link UPDATE 1: Since i changed from PIC to Atmega, I remade this bot's whole brain. H-bridges and motor … Read more
Hi everyone, This is my most recent project. It is a robot which uses two cheap drills’ motors, that I bought a while ago for my tank. I didn’t like using … Read more
I am a 1st year civil engineering student, but my main hobby is robotics, electronics - if it can be built, I want to have a go! I've built robots for many years … Read more
ticks, tocks, buzzes and changes audio patterns depending on light level
I'm learning while doing.  I know it is working as the Jameco catalog is now bedside reading and when I re-read the Forrest Mims Getting Started in … Read more
I thought it was one of the rule to join the great community, so I spend this weekend to make this "Start Here" robot by using Arduino with motor shield from … Read more
Navigate and obstacle avoidance via ultrasound, remote control via Xbee wireless
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More pictures here. This was my first robot, other than one I made out of wood when I was about 8 years old.  I remember being disappointed when I realized the … Read more
Hello LMR! My name is Jordan, I'm in grade 12 in Canada, and this is my robot Fred. I won't say he's my first robot. I've built my share of line followers and … Read more
A complete new update :) Since the old robotic arm was so terrible I decided to spend a pound or two on some acrylic and make robot arm version two, and here it is. … Read more
Navigates around trying to avoid bumping into things
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My first robot, roughly based on the Start Here Bot, for the moment at least. I'm using a Picaxe-28 project board with the 28x2 chip, Sharp IR sensor, servo from … Read more
Follows a line and navigates a course.
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Hey guys I recently found all my documentation for an old line follower we had to do for a first year course at my university. We did these in teams of 4. I built … Read more
Learn then repeat a sequence of moves. Also it speaks.
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I have build this robot in 1994 but I think it is worth to mention it because it is not as dumb as his age may suggest. The robot have two working modes: learning … Read more
Finally broken my robot post virginity. I decided to get an arduino to see what it was all about and was surprised how much quicker you can do things with the high … Read more
A vibrating robot I made for my little brother's 10th birthday. It has 2 batteries, a led and a vibrating motor from cellphone, all on a 20pin IC stand. The 2 … Read more
only one sensor line tracking, created and programed with picaxe 08m circuit, very simple: sensor, lth: robot: program: main: readadc 2,b0 if b0 < 50 then … Read more
Wander around avoiding objects in its path.
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  Here is my Less-is-MoreBot.   Ever since I started using the Picaxe chips, I started to wonder how far you could take the -08M. I made this robot to squeeze … Read more