Category Archives: robots

Nice Chess playing robot

But way more work than I would do to make one. Nice build overall thought. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Built-a-Chess-Robot-With-Arduino-Mega/

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Using an old touchpad to control a stepper motor

Nice build with an arduino for the controller. You use the touchpad to move one way or the other, and tap to continue moving. https://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Old-Laptops-Touchpad-to-Control-a-Stepper-Mo/

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Using a magnetic coupling for a pump

Interesting build. The motor and the pump are not physically connected, but magnets on both parts are used to “turn” the pump with the motor. This is one way to eliminate the need to seal bearing or the motor when … Continue reading

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ZeroBot

I have been looking at this build. Its pretty straight forward and can be cheap (assuming you have a 3D printer) to make, under $50 anyways. https://hackaday.io/project/25092-zerobot-raspberry-pi-zero-fpv-robot#menu-description

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Interesting robot wheel build

I have seen similar builds in the past, but this is the 1st one you can build yourself. Ints an interesting build as when its in wheel form, you can go faster, but the other form is good for climbing … Continue reading

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A ball bearing pick and place machine

The author designed and printed out a robot arm with vacuum to move ball bearings around. Neat build and is more for the classroom than practical purposes.

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Cool robot automated eye build

The author uses a couple of cheap servos, an ardiuno, and a 3D printer to make simple eyes that can move around on there own.

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Once fancy lego sorter

This one is pretty amazing. This is one big lego sorter (made of legos of course). It uses AI to id and find new lego parts to add to its category. https://www.ubergizmo.com/2019/12/lego-sorter-uses-neural-network/?utm_source=mainrss

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Update to automous R/C boat

The author that build a floating auto tote, now updated to a more modern style (but still had issues). Interesting developing build with this author.

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Servo Sock

Interesting build, basically its a box to hold a servo (the hobby servos are not exactly easy to mount) that gives you an easier way to mount and use a servo. Guess the author plans to make a commercial version … Continue reading

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