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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
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
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
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.
Using a
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
Using a
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
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
Using a
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
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
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
Assists Boy Scouts with Camping Activities
Using a
ScoutBot 1402 is a Robot Designed to take camping with Boy Scout Troop 1402. It is a rather large and heavy Robot, it stands about 5 feet tall, and weighs in at … Read more
App controlled using arduino uno, android
The robot will think using a cheap smartphone(<80€) and use gps, accellerometer and compass data from the phone to command arduino through bluetooth or host … Read more
Look maaa', no tools! :D Well, that's not entirely true, but it isn't far off. I have constructed this robot with a minimum of tools (and materials) , for the … Read more
First Robot Build. Vinny was salvaged from an RC car truck that I bought from the Goodwill for $1.99. Read more
Science, Technology, Engineering, (Art) and Math (STEM / STEAM) curriculum is gaining momentum in K-12 education. It's exciting to see so many new makers and … Read more
Robots can be made out of anything... can't they? Mopsey is a friendly bot' made from craft fur and a few electronics - designed for simple interaction. Very … Read more
Update 20-09-2014 I've finally finished stuffing all the electronics into a compact space so it isn't a big mess of wires...kind of like a small,fat  R2D2 :D As … Read more
uses ultrasound to navigate around obstacles
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I came across the instructions to build this in a magazine and found it a great entry into robotics. It is working well but I'm still fine-tuning the programming. I … Read more