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Remote controls an Arduino/ PICAXE board connected to a computer by another computer using a wirelles network
I've tried to do this a while ago and I've had some problems finding documentation about this, so here is a quick and simple tutorial. First of all you'll have to … Read more
little background first... i wanted to try the NXT robot to follow line, BUT: - the smart brick only has 4 sensor ports - i only have 1 light sensor (able to detect … Read more
A more powerful and versatile AVR library
Hey guys, I wanted to bring a video tutorial I created to the attention of LMR. The video is a walkthrough on how to use a software tool to setup a project using … Read more
converts analog output to digital one
Hi...   Back again with some info... So I want to hit it in the middle...   Everyone who bulit a line follower sometimes get annoyed by the thing that his sensor … Read more
Allow just about any sketchup model to be animated within a real time physics engine
I have seen that many users on LMR use google's free sketchup design software to get a rough overview of the appearance of the complete robot. Did you know though … Read more
Control your Robot with a PlayStation 2 Controller & Arduino
Figured I'd post my very easy to use Playstation 2 controller Arduino library. It's very easy to interface an Arduino with a Playstation 2 controller, and my … Read more
Debugger / PC interface for Propeller
ViewPort promised easier debugging on the Propeller - does it deliver? What is ViewPort? ViewPort is a software tool to help you develop on the Prop.  There are 2 … Read more
Offline storage for project files
Hopefully my boss won’t see this, but from time to time I get some ideas when at work or I need to check something out in my current robot project. So I keep all … Read more
We have many visitors from china that have problems watching some of our stuff
If you are in China, you probably are aware that A) There are restrictions to your Internet B) There are ways to bypass these restrictions Now, I am not at all an … Read more
Hi LMR...          I think that you often run into the problem with MCU that when you press a button it read it not only one time but often even 50 times or … Read more
perfect for putting components like CNY70 in place
Good tip on how to place sensors on your robot is by using old cables that are probably laying around the house of most people interested in building robots at … Read more
I planned to use tactile sensor on my arduino based robot. In the end I used IR sensors instead. anyway, there are applications where tactile sensor is the right … Read more
Remote control a set of servos attached to an Arduino board from Processing through the serial port
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This is based on http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Learning/SingleServoExample but extended to multiple servos and with a matching Processing class. To try this … Read more
changes pins, very fast
I tested the difference in speed between the Arduino digitalWrite() function, and other methods of direct port manipulation. The results are surprising, check it … Read more
How to make PolyMorph screws
This Workshop shows how to fabricate screws using PolyMorph.(recommended supplier) Non stream link :- PolyMorph Workshop  4  - PolyMorph screws I needed to make … Read more
Gives your medium to large sized robot very good traction.
Hi, after seeing PROTOS III here on lmr I wanted a robot with big tank tracks even more than I already did, so I made some tank tracks, with slight modifications … Read more
Analog in = digital in and out
This is just a quick arduino tip. Even though there are only 14 digital i/o pins, the arduino has more. Analog pins can also be used as digital. Analog pins 0-5 are … Read more
Where to solder a 9v battery snap to an arduino and add a diode.
Intro: I always used to connect my arduino to my macbook for power. However, I needed to disconnect it from the computer for use on a robot I'm working on. Because … Read more
send values from processing to arduino
It has been a long time since I wanted to control the arduino with processing and I tried a lot of libraries, and a lot of processes and I always felt that any of … Read more