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Twixbot

Posted March 13, 2017 by Chris

"A metal tin makes a neat little enclosure for some electronics and is usually rigid enough to mount some motors to. I have lots of motors laying around so it took very little effort to get this particular bot running (under an hour from start to finish) and there are very few parts."

Build Raspberry Pi Robots (For Beginners)

Posted April 3, 2016 by Chris

"If you are a beginner to Raspberry Pi and were looking for a simple hardware project, then look no further. This tutorial will show you to develop a python based robot which avoids obstacles and navigates freely. Obstacle avoiding robots are fairly common and easy to make. Here, you can use this project to add object avoidance functionality to your robot."

38mm x 38mm Laser Engraver Build Using CD-RW on ATmega328p

Posted October 24, 2015 by Chris

"To build this tool I’ve used two old CD-ROM writer that lays around in my garage. The X/Y positioning system it is build using the CD-ROM motor assembly. For the engraving laser i use the CD-ROM writer laser. With this hardware the engraving area are will be almost 38mm x 38mm."

DIY – gForce 1.0

Posted September 23, 2015 by Chris

"Basically, the system uses an accelerometer to measure g-force and a SD card to store the data. An Arduino UNO is used to process the data coming from the accelerometer and save it on to a SD card. The system was originally developed for setup tuning and performance optimization in RC cars."

Mini Servo Grippers + Robotic Arm

Posted September 20, 2015 by Chris

"A little time ago I made a robotic arm, without the gripper. So last week I draw a gripper that is compatible with a mini servo, I made two versions because I had to chose between two kinds of gears, straight and rounded."

Matchbox Car v1 Build

Posted September 18, 2015 by Chris

"This build consists of a tiny DC motors ripped from a pair of 9g servos, a h-bridge motor controller, an el-cheapo 8 bit pic and a 100mAh 3.7V LiPo battery."

Creation of A Robotic Arm

Posted September 6, 2015 by Chris

"This is the robotic arm I built to demonstrate at the Cub Scout meeting a few days ago. It’s main construction material is hardboard — sort of like clipboard material but a little bit more flexible. Ideally it would be built out of aluminum, but hardboard is very fast to shape and drill through, so in the interest of time it was chosen."

Making a Web-Controlled Robotic Arm

Posted August 31, 2015 by Chris

"As part of Programmers’ Day celebration this year, Azoft web developers decided to surprise our fellow Azoft employees with a competition. To try something new and unusual, we created an internet-controlled robotic arm."

Remote Control Roomba From A Website Using Arduino

Posted August 25, 2015 by Chris

"Who has not wanted to vacuum when being away from home? The technique I use is a hack to take apart the remote control of the robot and connect it to an Arduino UNO. To control the Arduino from PC via USB, I use Messenger and lets Eventghost manage all communication with Serial-plugin."

Penelope: Modulo’s tea brewing robot

Posted August 13, 2015 by Chris

"Meet Penelope, our tea brewing robot. Penelope brews the perfect cup of tea by monitoring the temperature of the water and steeping the tea bag for the best time suited for that type of tea. "