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Update: Solarbotics has made this kit, were you will get all the vital parts needed for this project, at the best total price available out there :) Welcome, funky … Read more
Play with connectors and make your ideas come together
Everything like printers and stuff have connectors in them that I will show you how to make them your own. I am only going to show you common stuff like servo … Read more
In my current project I have a rotary switch as a sort of menu selector. Read more
"Kicad is an open source (GPL) software for the creation of electronic schematic diagrams and printed circuit board artwork." I have used Kicad to draw a lot of … Read more
Improves the obstacle recognation of Sharp IR distance sensors
Sharp IR distance sensors are very often used in robotics. But I always found it annoying, that they do not recognize very small objects, chair legs or even walls … Read more
I recently got in a few parts to complete my smd soldering station and I would like to share my experience along with you. I found that I have started wanting … Read more
If you are working with tiny electronics, and made a soldering error - this might help :)
Recently I had to suck up some tin, tiny-tiny.. And my sucker was way too large. I had a stroke, and came up with the thought of using a telescopic antenna :) (See … Read more
Helps newbies to learn how to program
   So far we’ve been talking theory, but now it is time to make things blink! You might have heard of “Hello World” term in programming. All that “Hello … Read more
Control a Servo with a Ping Sensor in about 5 minutes
Using a
When I did the Web Clicker, I picked up a copy of ViewPort for debugging and it was a lifesaver.  ViewPort was designed by Hanno Sander.  He also developed an … Read more
6 leged base platform, that walks around
Intro This is a 6 legged platform, that moves by walking around. You will need an RC servo controler to move the legs. Material list Plywood - The size of 2 … Read more
control commands on Arduino via a RC
Using a
Hello guys, this is my second tutorial. After a painstaking 2 days of work, finally got this working and I would like to share this with you guys. Okay I want to … Read more
myrobotlab, open source, Java, service based framework, robotics and creative machine control
Saves time and avoids many related coding mistakes.
I have been learning about programming for years. More recently, I have been taught that magic numbers or constants should not be hard coded deep in your program. … Read more
Give you an empty shell to make a remote
This idea came from CtC, who posted it here. I accidently stumbled on my old 40 MHz FM remote (like 25+years old) which I had lying around. You can scavenge a few … Read more
PIR motion sensor and also other useful stuff like motor with gears, LED, switches, 3 AA batteries and connectors
Hi! A friend of mine reminded me of a cheap source of electronic components that can be used in robots. And the best thing is you can find it in every … Read more
Standard ultrasound sensor connection to a Red Back Spider robot controller
Using a
Hello everyone! This is my very first tutorial on LMR. I have spent a lot of time trying to connect a SRF05 to a Red Back Spider robot controller but in vain. But … Read more
UPDATE 07.27.11 I have written a maze solving simulator and embedded it online. It allows users to build a maze and have a virtual robot solve it using the left … Read more
As a beginner I was having trouble to figure out how to hook up SSC-32 with arduino to create multi legs robot. Looking around all forum for solutions and sample … Read more