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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
mBot distance measure shows on LED matrix with digital filter and sound
Measuring in a digital system is always tricky. Values dance between some values just because noise in the environment, lack of accurracy of the sensor or maybe … Read more
Uses a LED Matrix display to show messages in a mBot
Using a
Sometimes it´s good to have a display to show some things in a robot. However displays can be very complicated to handle and energy consuming, unless you use the … 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
Review for Makeblock mBot: an educational STEM robot for beginners
     First of all, thanks to Makeblock, Let's Make Robots! and Franciscodr for the opportunity to review this kit.      This post is primarily a review, but … Read more
Controls various Arduino robot projects you may have
This guide will show you a way to make your own arduino friendly robot controller. you can control any arduino robot wirelessly with this controller.  Parts List: Read more
Navigate and avoid obstacles with ultrasound sensor. Can follow a line and reproduce sounds. You can handle it manually or create your own programs for it!
Once you have unboxed the mBot and mounted the fun can start!  Read more
A review of the mBot robot kit by Makeblock, including unboxing/first impressions. Further parts will review assembly, programming and use.
Unboxing Video: https://youtu.be/4EzYYkSubco   Thanks again to Franciscodr for giving me the opportunity to review another great product - This time, the mBot … Read more
Navigate and avoid obstacles with ultrasound sensor. Can follow a line and reproduce sounds. You can handle it manually or create your own programs for it!
So after unboxing the robot, we have to mount it. It's very easy and funny. All pieces you need are in the box kit (only 4 AA batteries are needed). It took me 20 … Read more
Navigate and avoid obstacles with ultrasound sensor. Can follow a line and reproduce sounds
Hi! This is the first part of my review on the mBot robot kit, designed and manufactured by Makeblock. It is an educational kit which comes with interesting sensors … 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
Allows you to program an Arduino Mini Pro when plugged into a BOE.
If you cut the ATN line (pin 3) of the Basic Stamp 2 socket on the BOE board, you can program an Arduino Pro Mini in circuit. The picture shows where to cut. I … Read more
Just some little tips in LMRs. Is your robot in the picture?
I was just wandering how many robots and fun we have had lately, and it's just overwhelming! And we +1,500 active members is just crazy and great! (If you wander … Read more
start a ProgramAB chat bot service in MRL
kwatters made this nice tutorial of the ProgramAB service in MRL. Read more
Help to create great videos for your robots and stuff
Videos are great to show your projects but, how can we get as many views as possible? Usually preparing good videos takes loads of time and work. With this simple … Read more
Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations
Hi folks! Today has started a new robotics course, this time from University of Reading. Even it's an introductory course, it promise to deliver good foundations … Read more
A great robot kit. Reconfigurable and full of features to start on robotics
This is a review on a very well designed robot kit: rero robot kit, ready for children and teenagers (or older) to learn robotics alone, with their teachers or … Read more
In this “Fun with Python” part we don't need anything from part 1 or 2. But if you like this, then you should have a look at them. The World Wide Web is a … Read more
If you haven't read Part1, you should read that first. So at the end of part one we had a window or the framebuffer to draw some texts and other things. But it's … Read more