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Walk around autonomously on any terrain
Using a
Hey guys, Long time since I attempted a legged robot. This will be my version of Bostom Dynamics RHex robot. I used polymorph to mould the whegs. My first attempt … Read more
Walk around and stalk cats?
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                So for my final year project, I decided to do a Hexapod platform. Started out as an obsession and ended up as a money gobbling monster. (You … Read more
Update: 7 October 2015   Thank all of you for your interest and ideas! After the waiting here are the winners for this review: Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound or controlled by bluetooth
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Inspired by this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbot-a-solar-arduino-powered-RC-motorize/ Autonomous walker, based on a model of the strandbeest. This … Read more

Five free Insect Bot Mini kits

This is a free (well, it does not cost money) giveaway of 5 Insect Bot Mini kits.

 

All 5 kits are gone now, please do not request anymore but you still can comment :-)

 

Walks slowly and avoids obsticles
Update: I replaced the two stripped servos! That's right, in my first video I actually had 2 out of my 3 servos stripped (if only I had Oddbot's code sooner, and … Read more
I have been working on this biped for a few weeks now. This is my first robot. After initial tests, I am changing the fixed head with a movable one. can be seen … Read more

BoB's and filament

I love the invasion of the BoBs! Like a herd of little boxy Android droids. Although I don't have a 3D printer I was wondering how much filament was used to make one of those guys. More that I was interested in the cost involved as to have a better idea on how much to offer someone to make a BoB for me.

Sorry if it's mentioned in a post somewhere, I didn't see it.

As I discovered "Bob" I had purple filament in my office 3D printer. Well, i thought it would not make it to the robot section since I am not having enough time to … Read more
Now available from PicoKit!http://www.picokit.com - A cheap and simple 3 servo robot walker that anyone can make for under $40. My students in Industrial … Read more

Issues with Jansen Linkage

There are two main concerns I have with the Theo Jansen linkages, which have shown up in rough prototypes.

basic drawing and node naming for main linkage

12/13/2012 Update: Code is now available for download at http://engineer-this.com/QuadrupedVer2.txt Its saved as a .txt file because I can't host a .ino. Just … Read more
Clyde is a 8 servo quadroped walker, he was my first attempt at a robot before I had any sensors. Clyde is as basic as an 8 servo walker can get, one piece of … Read more
It is a pet. It can stay on tables without falling, navigates around via IR sensor, interacts with people
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Hey guys, Just found out about LMR and wanted to share some of the robots we have made in past. (so, I will post 4-5 more projects soon) Jeffrey The Quadruped is a … Read more
Opening it up to see what's inside.
I recently bought a Hexbug Spider after seeing one in an Instructable.  The thing which impressed me was the unique directional control. Read more
Alright ! After a haitus and some odd but trivial glitches I am finally happy to declare the birth of ANTROBOT Ver 1.0.0. Its a 2 legged creature with a single … Read more
  Knives Forks and Spoons is my homage to Chopsticks and Chopsticks Jr.. (I hope to end up like Chopsticks Jr. - Beaten to death by a Model during a photo … Read more
The challenge is very simple, and can be build with what ever technology you have at hand Objective: build a walker robot that can pull an object at least 4 times … Read more
This is a very simple robot using only Picaxe-08M. I can be controlled throught computer or it can walk alone. The bateries are only weight for ballance, just to … Read more

Hamster Powered Walker

Remember Gareth's "schneebeast" or Linefeed's "Karpedbeest"? well.. see this:

 

Walks around and avoid obstacles
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So here's my first robot. It's based on Insect robot from MAKE : Arduino Bots and Gadgets. I've used Arduino Nano. For now I'm still improving walking of the robot. … Read more
Walks around using 3 micro-servo's
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Hi LMR people! I'm building a little hexapod, just for fun. It uses 3 tiny 3g servo's (from ebay). all the legs are constructed using the inside of terminal blocks. … Read more
UPDATE 24.April 2011: New video! :) I implemented automatic resetting of the legs positions before changing from forward/backward walking to left/right walking. … Read more
walk gracefully under wind or other power
This is a mm scale model of Theo Jansen's Strandbeests suitable for printing with RepRap 3D printers - a work in progress. Update April 2012: Finally, I finished a … Read more

RoMeLa project STriDER tri-legged robot

I stumbled across this project from the RoMeLa lab at virginia tech. It's got my mind racing with ideas. Here is RoMeLa's home page, they have a few other orginal ideas. 

http://www.romela.org/main/Robots

 

 

Test bed for a 6 legged, 3 servo walker.
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I was so impressed by the video of the Pololu hexapod walker I thought I'd have a go at one of my own.  This is a rebuild of my initial attempt using a PicAxe … Read more
This is not the first robot I have built. I built it one weekend when I was unable to use my computer (so I was bored), and just using parts I had at my … Read more
Walks around autonomous
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Hi i'm from Romania and i am 17  year old.I am in robotics from age of 13 and i will show you my scrap built 4 legs walker.I have started with two old servos and a … Read more
A mechanism with a one-track mind.
This is something I built a while ago.  I won't call it a robot as it's very limited in its function - It only knows about FORWARD!  It was just an idea which I … Read more