How to Build a Infrared Sensor

How to Build a Infrared Sensor
This tutorial teaches you how to build a Infrared Sensor which is essential to line following robots? Making this yourself, would be much cheaper than buying one, and it’s not difficult at all! The result would be something like this: This instructable comes in two stages, Stage 1 is the prototyping stage, where you build ...

Simple Hexapod Robot With Only 5 Servos 1

Simple Hexapod Robot With Only 5 Servos
Getting Started with this simple hexapod robot This is [patrickmccabe]’s first robot with legs. It is a very simple hexapod robot with only 5 servos for the legs. It uses a sharp sensor to detect objects. When the robot runs into something, it first turns right and makes a reading, then it turns left and makes ...

Robot Can Hold a Beer with a Robot Gripper – Mr Tidy

Robot Can Hold a Beer with a Robot Gripper - Mr Tidy
This robot is called Mr Tidy, built by Oddbot from China. Original post can be found here. Mr Tidy has a robot arm which is also a robot gripper. He can pick up bottles and glasses after a party and put them in a tidy pile.The video shows him picking up his first can. The ...

Insect Hexapod Robot Controlled by Smartphone

Insect Hexapod Robot Controlled by Smartphone
This Hexapod Robot uses three servos per leg rather than two. This will allow me to do inverse kinematics. The Processing runs on a laptop or phone and control the robot over Bluetooth. It’s made from a 4mm plastic chopping board and some 4mm plywood that was lying around. So far it has cost around £100, most ...