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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
Test of a servo with the Hatalogico board in Raspberry Pi
So after some testing with the Adafruit driver for PWM, I could write a little example to move a servo with the Hatalogico. As you can see in the video, in this … Read more
Open-source 16 PWMs, 8 ADCs and dual-voltage communications to sit on your Raspberry Pi to drive your robot, 3D printer etc
UPDATE 9/May/2015 Read more
Connects electronics to WiFi. Easy to program
UPDATE: 30/04/2015 Great news! We have confirmed the 3 WiPy with 3 expansion boards for our LMR revewers and manufacturer has their email addresses to start … Read more
It's a useless game based on the Useless Machine/Box
My take on the Useless Machine that turns itself off. Used Arduino Uno, servo, magnet, bicycle Hall Effects switch and a box. Posted a few days ago on … Read more
A common requirement is to add ranging to a Pixy so you can detect an object and determine it's distance. This is a bracket to firmly mount the commonest types of … Read more
Captures sunlight and then powers a clock hand that never reaches the next hour.
I decided to make another desk ornament since the Annoy-o-tron 2000 was such a big hit. (it actually got stolen by my friend's boss... that's good. He is british … Read more
Sits on the table, waiting for sunshine and once charged the cpas discharge and spin the motor for an annoying vibrating sound.
There is really not much to write about. I saw the nice freeform Annoy-o-tron 2000 and got infected. Grabbed one 555 timer as I saw a nice solar engine circuit … Read more