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Just a video of some things I did with my robotic arm. Lots of robotic arms in the closet I imagine, time for them to come out. Read more

Self Balancing Robot Tends to Drift Around

I recently built a self balancing robot and it balances quite well as long as the surface is a high friction surface like a carpet or bed. But put the robot on a smooth floor and it will balance momentarily then drift away. Tried lots of sollutions like cascading PID routines, increasing main loop HZ, programming fixes but nothing worked. Then found this blog: https://polyengineer.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/self-balancing-robot-pid-control/

Update: added RemoteXY software and HC-05 Bluetooth module to update PID parameters with my phone. Software is easy to use but I need to buy the full version (only … Read more
Description This is my robot so far. It is a Runt Rover I bought yesterday at a place in Mass. known as "You Do It Electronics" and I have assembled and soldered … Read more

Recommendation Engine

I have been laid up this winter and have been working from home the past several months.  Idle hands ARE the devil's work so I decided to take on a machine learning challenge at CodeProject.com and build a recommendation engine like Amazon, Facebook etc.  These are interesting pieces of software that in commercial sites can work in conjunction with search engines to lead customers to content, products or items they might never would have looked at otherwise.  In fact, this is something that might be useful on LMR - maybe have a recommendations window for when a user logs in?&

Steve Grand’s "Creatures" Neurons simulated on Arduino Uno

Hey everyone, it’s me again.

So today I’ve been working on a project: recreating Steve Grand’s artificial neural networks from the old “Creatures” games on Arduino. Why, you ask?

       Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. … Read more
3D Print Vases in Under an Hour with your 3D Printer
Description So today in this tutorial I am going to explain how to 3D print a vase using Vase Mode also known as Spiralize in Cura with a Gcode based 3D printer. … Read more
I have been thinking about developing a robot lawnmower that is actually a “robot” a while now. What I mean by this, is that it can make its own decisions in … Read more
This Is my current project, a super powered catapult. Frame is 2inch angle iron and is currently powered by a snowplow spring. To draw it back I am using a 2000 … Read more
Specs: --> size: 500 mm X 500 mm or 20" x 20" --> weight: 60 kg or 130 lbs --> payload capacity: 160 kg or 350 lbs --> ground clearance: 80 mm or … Read more

An Affordable Phone Controlled Rover

A while back Jason made a phone controlled rover using the MotorAir. He wanted to revisit the basic idea but using cheaper, more widely available parts. Also since this is Arduino based, it is a great springboard for more than just a rover that drives around. You could add sensors, servos, etc. to really drive this project in any direction you want.

https://youtu.be/Qx0tvpr2DNw

Hi I'm currently building a robotic arm as a graduation project, which I named A.R.M. (Articulated Robotic Manipulator). I would like to add that I'm following some … Read more

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This is a work in progress. My daughter (robotics major at Olin College outside of Boston, MA) and I have been working on this for about a year now. Here's a list … Read more
Use simple hand vacuum. Also WiFi connection (esp8266-12). Lua codes web server to connection. Limit switches for motion forward and rear. Bot remembers sequence of … Read more
This project is about implementing a short and relatively easy Arduino sketch to provide XYZ inverse kinematic positioning. I had built a 6 servo robotic arm but … Read more

Recommendation Engine

I have been laid up this winter and have been working from home the past several months.  Idle hands ARE the devil's work so I decided to take on a machine learning challenge at CodeProject.com and build a recommendation engine like Amazon, Facebook etc.  These are interesting pieces of software that in commercial sites can work in conjunction with search engines to lead customers to content, products or items they might never would have looked at otherwise.  In fact, this is something that might be useful on LMR - maybe have a recommendations window for when a user logs in?&