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Ultrasonic and Tactile Sensors, line following
This is my first attempt at building a robot.  I drew it up on paper and thought I was pretty smart for using CD's as a chassis.  I hadn't looked up robot … Read more
I am working on an Arduino powered Yellow Drum Machine. I have all of the physical parts functional. Now I am working on the code. I have just completed … Read more
Phase 1 (Updated 29/4 - New video & code.)     Here's a little robot built on CTC's excellent Tiny Tank chassis. It's based on a Picaxe 28X2 which … Read more
UPDATE: Added a short video of hexed-bot moving around (on the leash) and sort of following the laser. UPDATE: Added new video of light tracking training. … Read more
Interacts with human beings
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***Update 05/05/2012*** Elektro's brain under construction. The main power supply is in the moment a 7.2 V/4600 mAh NiMh battery. I have soldered Li-Po-battery … Read more
Obstacle avoidance, education
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I built this super basic robot as a start-here style bot for a presentation I'm doing in a few weeks. I wanted something I could demonstrate building in realtime … Read more
  this robot is a update of franco, my last robot...(SEE URL) COMPONENT;    AXE023 with Picaxe 08m2(08m2 is more powerful of 08) SHARP GP2D15 (ir sensor analog … Read more
navigate around ultrasound sensor
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basically an update of my previous bot scooter. more updates to come.   some pictures: HEY!! its the new me :-) HELLO! still "no name" though.. beep beeeeep … Read more
Navigate around using IR LEDs and detectors, play sumo, etc...
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This was my first robot last 2008. I've worked on IR LEDs and Detectors to avoid the wall. Its movement is quite slow as it uses only 2 servo motors. Though only … Read more
Walk with 4 legs (2 DOF) and scan the environment. If an obstacle comes close (treshold programmed) the robot searches for a new direction to go.
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This is my 3rd robot and I thought now it was time to make one that walks! For this robot I used the Keil uVision4 compiler evaluation version. I also used the STM … Read more
Drive around, avoid obstacles and beeps with R2D2 sound when facing an obstacle
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UPDATE MARCH 18 2014: Well, it's been silent in that project since it was finished. Now, after EL2ISA2 broke down because of a leaking battery he was waiting to be … Read more
collects cans into the "depot"
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i decided to build this robot for Istrobot 2012, namely Ketchup House contest. LEGO was the choice, as there wasnt enough time and requirements were for quite a … Read more
Object Avoidance Robot
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Hello, finally I have finished my first robot, I named it "TurtleDuino"  (you'll see why?).     Read more
Pushes other robots out of the dohjo
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Competition video added, some other nice bots in it as well:) This is my 3kg sumo robot for this years Robot SM(the swedish national championship in robotics). … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacles via IR, and is "afraid of the dark", moves away from dark places using an LDR
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Hi,   This is my first project, a basic object avoiding robot based on the Start Here tutorial, but using Arduino.  It uses an IR sensor to detect objects and … Read more
Right now it rolls, and mostly doesn't hit things.
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This is my first robot project. I have experience with programming but all of the electronics and engineering stuff is new to me. My prototype gets around pretty … Read more
navigates around house via IR sensor
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I had a Picaxe28 board lying around that i hadn't used and had been wanting to do something similar to the LMR start here bot for awhile now because it seemed to be … Read more
This was my first robot. It had been awhile since I did anything with electronics, so I had quite a bit of refreshers needed on soldering, etc... I modeled this … Read more
The first incarnation of Sandbot seems to have yielded some successful results (see https://www.robotshop.com/letsmakerobots/node/30447). It can successfully … Read more
This is my second version of my ERV-1 robot.     Update : 27-2-2012 Picaxe 28x1 Project-board mounted above the motors. Home-made Power supply board, with one … Read more
Line-following robots with pick-and-placement capabilities are commonly used in manufacturing plants. These move on a specified path to pick the components from specified locations and place them on desired locations.
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Line-following robots with pick-and-placement capabilities Read more
So here is my first attempt at micros with an ATTiny85 controlling a Max7219 display driver. These tutorials came in handy: … Read more
basic obstacle avoidance, two LEDs blinking and otherwise,
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*Complete* is not really the correct word for it.  While trying to set up the four pins with screw terminals on my high power project board, my buddy and I managed … Read more
This is another similar type of "Start Here" robots. Wheels, MCU, IR sensor etc. Just trying to build a smallest robot I'd ever build. Thanks for Chris's NANO … Read more
  Hello I have been scrounging junk again!  -lol   I'm still working on my Jansen walker project, but found this mechanical thingy (junk) at my job and was told … Read more
this is my funny walker made out of balsa, it tracks objects with two sonic sensors and has two settings, with one setting it will just sit and track with its head … Read more
Dagu Quadbot Chassis Picaxe 40x2 256k Eeprom Maestro 12 Servo Controller Sound Sensor Compass Sensor Switch Mode 3.5 Amp Power Supply for Circuits 5 x AA NiMh … Read more
This is my first robot project. I've had an interest in electronics for as long as I can remember and began playing with PICAXE about 5 years ago, but never really … Read more
Simple kit robot platform to start learning about robotics.
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Our goal is to learn about robotics and programming as part of our homeschool lessons.  We decided to use kits to help get us up and running faster and get into … Read more