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Try to get a certain distance from an object
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Herpe is a curious-yet-skittish-puppy-bot. What he's supposed to do is seek you out and drive up to you, but if he gets too close, he backs away in fear. In … Read more
RC-servo to motor conversion   This is a smart little trick i had read about in the magazine "Elektor Electronics" a year ago. In 15 minutes you can turn your … Read more
Right now, just drive ahead
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This is my first robot. It can't do much now, but drive ahaead, since there are no sensors on it yet. It's a simple robot made from a Tamiya Twin gearbox and some … Read more
Goes around the four legs of a chair to meet the chair challenge
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Here is the program for the robot :-) Since it just uses its encoders to do the moving it will drift over time as you can see in the video... - Jimmy Read more
On Picaxe: sound 1, (110,3) is NOT a good idea, you should allways write sound 1, (110,3) low 1 (you do not need line breaks, just write it as above)   Being used … Read more
Since this project is not finished yet the robot just sits there for now...
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Most of the LEGO platform used for this robot was used in DTU RoboCup 2006. PICAXE Pete is my first time using the PICAXE controller. The robot has a homemade line … Read more
it just goes forward or backward ;p
not all in one just one in one ;p in concept it had to be just one part of every thing, but i failed ;[ i wanted just one wheel, but i had to attach a couple at … Read more
When I started out with electronics I didn't really know where to look for information. Most books I stumbled upon were much too heavy on the theory of electronics … Read more
Looking at an IR-transmitter, but have no clue weather it is on or off? Turn on your camera, video or still, as long as it is digital. This blue spot does not show … Read more
IMHO the best way to have your robot measure distance to objects. Fast and accurate. If you are using Picaxe, you may find this info useful: … Read more
This is actually not a robot, sorry. But.. If you have an old laser-pointer, and are building robots:   Hook up the laser to the microcontroller. Now you can tuen … Read more
Plexiglass / acrylic plastic sheets is a great material when building robots. If you are having electronics and mecanics on each side of something, and want to pack … Read more
ER900TRS: An extremely smart little module. You just give it some volts, and a serial string, and it transmits it over air to another ER900TRS. This one can be … Read more
Drives really fast, but poor, as both rear wheels turn the same, and no weight on front
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This time I wanted a faster robot. No turning head, just some parts from old toy, mocked up, and getting much too high voltage! It went completely beserk, but … Read more

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Hello LMR once again! This is me Noah with another robot project. So I was at the dump one day and all of a sudden I saw a robot in the trash. It was a Neato robot … 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!
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  Hi everyone, I finally finished my first robot. It is wooden arm with 4 servos. I was inspirated by Pinaut, who made this robot: … Read more
HI all Im still in the build for this one but have got a fair bit done. Im using reclaimed 12V drill motors with rehoused gearboxes. An arduino will be the brains … Read more
Hello LMRians! We just received this pretty awesome LIDAR and we're looking for one member to give their perspective on it! And kick-off the 2018 review … Read more