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I will use these components: Arm: https://www.conrad.nl/nl/velleman-ksr10-robotarm-bouwpakket-uitvoering-bouwpakketmodule-bouwpakket-079655.html Tracked … Read more
Moves in like no hexapod has moved before :)
Ghost In The Shell movie left a long lasting impression on me. The tank from the final battle captivated my mind. It has such a rigid shape, but then moves in a … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
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UPDATE April 29, 2014: As for request of fello LMRians I've put those motors in the shopping section of Letsmakerobots: Micro Gear Motor UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly … Read more
At work someone (ok it was me) mentioned using a robot to distribute the Friday afternoon sweeties and I accepted the challenge. Already having a tank remotely … Read more
  The open source Robots everywhere software is available for download on the android market and more information can be found … Read more
Navigate around, controlled by wireless tilt/accelerometer enabled controller
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I've been building things like this for a while, and actually, LMR was one of the first places that introduced me to hobby robotics. I had already been building … Read more
Completes missions, follow IR commands, "search & destroy", avoids traps
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Several months ago I have found on my "homestock" pair of metal tuning treads for Heng Long Panzer Tiger. Had no idea what to do with that I put it back. Later I … Read more
Moobot Update 3, Oct. 1, 2012 (Version 1.12) I'm waiting on a mail order for a bunch of the electronics that will go into OddBot's motor controllers, but in the … Read more
07/08/2012 So here's my first attempt to build something that resembles a robot, this is just, let's say a pre-alpha version, as it's controlled via a simple Visual … Read more
This is the tank. One day, perhaps it'll earn itself a real name. Being my first robot, it is of course a skid-steering obstacle avoider. Since I already had an … Read more
Drives slowly and nearly unstoppably looking for infrared fish to eat.
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Videos: Introducing FishTankFishTank UpdateFish Tank Meets Piranha TankCode: ver 0.3 is the basic code with obstacle avoidance and IR followingver 0.4 adds some … Read more
image tracking/processing on android with bluetooth/arduino controls
This is DroidBot!, I'm doing some AI research for my University and this is a test bot I put together to test some of my code. It uses an Arduino Romeo to control … Read more

tank treads and wheels

hay guys i was just wondering about the advantages of using tank treads and /or wheels....or any other types. efficiency? stability? does it have a large affect ?

thanx for your help

Jordan

So with Help From Various people including Oddbot and Chris the Carpenter i have a working Rover 5 Base and i can now control it with my IR Controller. It was a … Read more
The Robotic Tank you see here was capable of speeds approaching 10MPH With myself on it. Powered by 2 250W electric Scooter motors, it was a very large project. The … Read more
So this is my E.R.P. I'm first starting out with this kit, DFrobotshop Rover. The actuall base is the pcb, which is a creative idea. The microcontroller is an … Read more
roams around on rough terrain and avoids objects or overcomes them
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tǎnkè is the Chinese word for tank. Ordered this 1/16 scale model of the German tank Tiger with metal gear motors and metal tracks at taobao and started to build … Read more

tǎnkè

tǎnkè is the Chinese word for tank. I've ordered this monster at taobao and today it arrived. I am looking forward to dismantle and hack it.

The inisde construction is quite interesting. There is a module called Multi Function Unit, which contains several motor drivers, sound effect, etc. The Multi Function Unit is controlled by just one wire, conntected to the RX, probably some kind of PWM.

Navigate Around via Sharp IR
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This is my first robot. I have build it completely. I have finished Programming and my Robot is complete. It can drive around without hitting stuff. Yay. Thanks for … Read more

Tank track construction ideas

I was reading Hackaday and saw a post that I thought might interest builders here.

http://www.rctankcombat.com/articles/track-systems/

Surveys small stones and rocks
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This is my current robot study. TETUBO surveys small stones and rocks. The stones or rocks are picked up with a simple gripper mechanism. The rock sample falls in a … Read more
Navigates remote controled by another computer
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  Hi there!   After seeing the tank tracks that amando96 did for his AATV, me and Purdom decided to build our own tank. We've started building it last Saturday … Read more
Hey all This is my first robot and its taken me quite a lot of research but google is my friend as i've never done anything like this before. Inspired by many of … Read more
I've tried some photoshop to my primary image, as an experiment. Just made a picture of the progress..  I had the strange feeling being watched.. weird..   From … Read more
Navigates around via IR, produces oxyhydrogen, shoots off mosquitos :)
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Update 2010.06.10: New video to celebrate the 3rd 2nd place at the GoRobotics competition   Ni hao robot builders,   If you ever see this baby in a store... Read more
  This bot is remote controlled over Bluetooth using a Bluesmirf module. This works just like a wireless serial port.I have written a program for my smartphone … Read more
recieves commands sent by a computer thru a USB port and executes commands .
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hello all ! , im new here and this is one advanced creation of mine which im going to submit here and follow up on its development . Read more