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A Cinderella dress that shines following the wearer's movements
My mother is a dressmaker, and some months ago, she received a request to make a Cinderella dress for a little girl's school prom. However, due to the popularity of … Read more
Keep your spare prototyping board link wires under control
Use foam tape or M3 bolts to attach. I use 40 way male - male header cables stripped down. These fit better on 0.1" pitch than the round end type, can be used to … Read more
Calculates simple mathematical equations.
Hello fellow LMR users! First off, I want to make this post a building log for this project. However, I started the project a few months ago, so it's already more … Read more
Template matching (compare realtime video with a frame in memory) or Tresholding (highlight pixels that match a certain criterium)
Hi all, Over the past months I've been coding hard in VHDL language to develop my own Vision system! Video here https://youtu.be/5gtSyW1ybTQ Read more
Add a basic sleep like function to a Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi is a great platform for robotics. But something that is always important for mobile robots is the power consumption. Just the Raspberry Pi needs … Read more
       This is my third 3d printer and overall I like it.  But there are things others should consider before choosing it as a project.   */        I have … Read more
This is a simple demo showing how a simulator using Processing can look like with only a few lines of code: I used something similar for my quadruped robot and was … Read more
Get a mBot from makeblock for a review
Update 3 August 2015: makeblock has decided the five lucky members who will review the robots. Here is the list:   Dickel craighissett Read more
A watch winder for automatic wrist watches made of a PCB from my old line follower (PIC16F1847 MCU, L298N motor driver), a geared motor from an old printer, Orbit Peppermint gum case, Casio watch metal box and wooden pieces of my old bed.
This is a watch winder, which I made as a gift for my neighbor who is a collector of automatic wrist watches that need to wind up from time to time. It should be … Read more
Ignites fireworks in a timed sequence designed by the user on a pc
This project is a continuation of my original firework ignition system. My goals with this version of the ignitor were to make the connection between the controls … Read more
Synchronizes a cieling full of UV LEDs to music
This project began as a graduation gift to my sister. I thought it would be cool to install lights in our basement that react to music so that it could be used as a … Read more
It drives around remotely (and soon autonomously) with a TI Chronos watch
PiRo is a robot platform that I created to allow me to experiment with interfacing my RaspberryPi with sensors and motors easily. The structure is made from a … Read more
It's been long since i've worked on a big project. Now i plan to make a 3D printer. As always, i'll stay true to my principles, it should be a low cost out of junk … Read more
Line Follower
The Lets Make Robotics web site has an option for members to volunteer to review products. I was fortunate enough to be selected to evaluate the Cytron EduBot2 … Read more
I've been interested in robotics for a while and have always found it difficult to program them. The mechanics of writing the code, setting up interfaces etc was … Read more
Make shapes with a laser...
Morning project - laser beams ! I had the following on my desk: Raspberry Pi 22x cheap micro servos from ebay3d printed pan tilt bracket:  … Read more
Robot control PCB and your opinions wanted!
Hello LMR Community! I need your opinions and advice. One of my many jobs at college is a Lab TA/Program Manager for a space inside one of the freshman dorms. … Read more
Cytron Technologies manufacturer gives away a robot and parts for reviews
Update 25/June/2015 We have already two products from this manufacturer already reviewed: The Edubot2 robot kit The rero robot kit first review and second … Read more
Displays a message in the air when waved
Here's my take on the "air writer" POV display. I decided to go minimal, so all you need is: 1x ATTiny85 processor chipCoin cell battery5x leds1x resistorI wanted … Read more
A number of years ago I built a clock style POV as an example of making PCB's at home. It used a PIC16F1320, 7 LEDS, 9V battery and associated power components on … Read more