Let's Make Robots! | RobotShop

Most Collected: Tip/walkthrough

Learn how to make a robot, no skills needed, very, very easy.
Using a
If you have purchased an "Instant Robot" shield, you can find a project using that shield here.If you prefer the instructions in a single PDF, Dominic / Servello … Read more
Use a 38kHz remote control receiver sensor for detecting objects and avoid collision.
Do you want to know how to use cheap infrared receiver sensors to detect objects? How to build a Single or Dual proximity sensor and determine fast if you have … Read more
How to use timer and interrupts on Arduino boards.
    Update 07/24/2013 04/24/2013 Example 3 has been updated to work with Arduino v1.x.Added ArduinoTimer101.zip examples source code for Arduino v1.x .    Read more
Please note: The info on this page is about a board. However, things can be different depending on which chips you stick into the sockets of that board, and how … Read more
This is Part II of How to build your first robot - tutorial. you can just take the cool navigation-code in here and have fun with it, or you can follow the whole … Read more
  So you are interested in building a GPS guided vehicle? Well this is not for the beginner. This walk through does not hold your hand. I am expecting that you … Read more
*********************************************************************************************** update 26/4/09 … Read more
Thought I would edit this and put it back on the front page. There seems to be quite a lot of PID talk at the moment, may be helpful to someone. Read more
Make a robot sense stuff in dark or light conditions.. guided by visible light
Update: I am tired of it being named "FritsLDR", I cannot post to people "Try using FritsLDR", it is just too self centered. And I would just love to see some more … Read more
Gives your medium to large sized robot very good traction.
Hi, after seeing PROTOS III here on lmr I wanted a robot with big tank tracks even more than I already did, so I made some tank tracks, with slight modifications … Read more
Description An H-bridge circuit typically provides motor control in robotic designs. Low voltage, low amperage control signals (TTL) are used to control motors. … Read more
If you are a newbee, you may only have learned that the Picaxe 28 pin Project Board has some inputs and outputs.. And you may have purchesed an SRF05 (that Picaxe … Read more
This is part III of a series I call “How to build your first robot”.     This part is not so much instructions of how to build & program, that was in Part … Read more
Basic principles in PCB design
I thought this could come handy. EMI and power surge problems are common in digital circuit design. The following list is a compilation of suggestions I have … Read more
Gets your robot up and running through a Python App
UPDATE : 7/14/2014 : 1) Controlling a robot via a Python GUI added 2) Video demonstrating GUI control added. Read more