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Hello LMR! This is my current robot project. It's a continuation of my build style, which boils down to this: put more on the next robot, but make it all smaller! … Read more
Autonomously navigates rough terrain, later option for tele-operation
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1-14-2014 Update: So it’s been a while since I updated, but progress has been made!         Read more
Multi-purpose robotic platform
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This is my tracked multi-purpose robot. It is powered by two DC motors and controlled via RF link (range 1km LOS) by a usb controller plugged into a custom … Read more
This is my tracked multi-purpose robot. It is powered by two DC motors and controlled via RF link (range 1km LOS) by a usb controller plugged into a laptop. The … Read more
Navigat with sharp's and learn
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Again after some time I decided to submit this robot . I do this mainly because this will be used to learn kids about robotics . This year i am working on having … Read more
follow wall/avoid obstacles
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    Overview We are building this robot with my friend. It is (when finalized) supposed to be able to detect metal objects and interact with them (move them, … Read more
Collect small objects and place them in a basket.
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Here it is the "lift robot". It will grab an object and after that it will place it on a basket. It uses the tracks of the very famous "yellow drum machine" and a … Read more

TITAN robot

This project is HUGE. Lets start form the begining, I am a university student and for my final project I wanted to do a big robot, that is untill I found out that the university picks a group of projects and you choose one, so I've decided to make it anyway. 

UPDATE: New post has me controlling servos with my arms!!! check it out at my blog

I built TrackBot a test platform for various technologies. It's easy to add sensors and servos. I'm using it to prototype the desgin of B4, a BeagleBoard based … Read more
My newest bot. I hadn't had time to build one recently, so I MADE time. Heh. Not too much to say about the little guy. I scavenged the tracks/base off of a toy … Read more
Obsticle avoidance via a Ping UltraSonic sensor
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This was my first build and I consider it an on going project. I built the frame work and drive line about a year ago. Due to lack of budget it sat until about … Read more
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
Navigates around avoiding obstacle or bluetooth controlled.
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Hi LMRs again            I've started designing a new robot which will be semi-autonomous. I got a set of Tamiya 70100 tank treads. Quality is good for … Read more
A platform with movement capabilities for experimenting with microcontrollers and other electronic parts

potential platforms

So I started doing a search of toys, mainly rc, to use as a base platform for a random project. I wanted it to also includ some features that would be useful or have at least some potential, and I came across this little gem. 


An Rc car, with a video camera and receiver display. Mind you the range and all might suck, but it does have potential for at least shortrange use.