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Gives all directions for two motors
I designed this circuit for those interested in controlling motors that require a lot of Amperage, but have gotten frustrated over trying to create a MOSFET … Read more
Allows you to use USBasp on windows 8
Are you having problems installing usbasp drivers on windows 8 ? This walkthrough will guide you to installing those drivers :) Actually the main problem is that … Read more
This is my writeup following my selection to review the Lynxmotion SSC-32U USB Servo controller.  Let me first apologise for the length of time it has taken me to … Read more
Teaches the basics of PID-based line following, wins you a couple of line following competitions!
UPDATE : (07/10/2014) Added a PDF version of this tutorial and a sample video of a PID based Line Follower. UPDATE : ( 01/16/2014 ) A few updates on making things … Read more
Explanation of a robotics workshop done for the Arduino Day
  Last saturday 2nd of 2016 Arduino Day Worldwide was celebrated. Read more
Small robot that can send texts to your phone based on range sensor ping interruptions
This is very easy to do and requires no soldering or advanced skills. Heres how it works: Read more
Talk with Arduino via Speech / Voice Recognition Module
How to: Arduino Voice / Speech Recognition  with Geeetech Module [Tutorial].  This video will show you how to talk with your Arduino with the (cheap) Geeetech … Read more
guys buy arduinos on ebay because they are only 5 bucks each compared to 35 bucks at radioshack or the arduino website they take from 1-3 months shipping from china … Read more
Implements speech recognition and synthesis using an Arduino DUE
In my previous post, I showed how to control a few LEDs using an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server. In this post, I am going to make things a little more … Read more
Use A4988 stepper driver to drive two DC motors instead. Make use of currentlimit to control speed.
EDIT: Some speed control, new code example and video added 21.2.2014 See below " SOME IDEAS" section for more information.     I ordered some well known pololu … Read more
A new SBC that aims to become a cheaper but more powerful alternative to the Raspberry Pi
Some weeks ago, I received an invitation to become a beta tester for a new single board computer. A few days later, I received a box containing the Guitar, a new … Read more
Looking to get started? Here's a list of sample projects of how to learn about how to make robots
New to LMR and looking to get the most out of it? Check out the "Get the most out of LMR" page. This Start Here section includes robots and projects which are … Read more
DFRobot's educational robot kit
When DFRobot announced a KickStarter campaign for their first educational robot, I got really impressed. After all, I had used their parts for my robot projects as … Read more
Hey LMR, I was fortunate enough to be one of the reviewers for the leap motion sensor, which arrived to me about 3 days ago. This is the first chance I have had to … Read more
This tutorial shows you How to get the RSSI of an Xbee using Arduino!
It took so much time to get this working. But know everything works fine. Using RSSI you can make many funny projects, like object detection and so on. Check out … Read more
Who doesn't want to add lasers to their robot?
When RobotShop posted the call for reviewers of the PulseLight LIDAR-Lite V2 I knew that I needed to throw my hat in the ring. Looking over the specs found here … Read more
A kit to build a hexapod that with various automated behaviours and can be remote controlled
Once again I was lucky enough to be selected on LMR to review the Hexbug spider Robotics kit. I was over the moon; I have always wanted to build a hexapod but have … Read more
A Wifi-enabled, Python based microcontroller.
The WiPy homepage So this has been a long time coming! :-) As this is my first review any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Quite a while ago I was lucky … Read more
Walking around via remote control or IR sensor
Hello folks Today I'll talk about VEX Robotics - Hexbug Spider Kit, this kit lets you to build a six legs, large size robot. This kit was kindly offered by LMR and … Read more
Walking around via remote control or autonomous
Hello In this post I want to talk about Hexbug Spider programming, electric/electronic components and various findings related to this robot. 1. Motors - geared … Read more