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Introducing TED the Biped

Built Fall 2012

TED basically stands for T otally E asy D esign and is the same format many four servo bipeds use like the EZBiped series ( http://www.easybotics.com/easybiped ). Having run across a few of the...

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6 Dec 2015 - 10:27
Finished

Please dont let the title to this fool you. This is not a line following robot that follows the black lines on the ground.

For some time I have wondered if it would be possible to draw a line or lines on the screen and then have a bot follow those lines.

As with most of my...

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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

I have been striving for 3 weeks to get reliable communications working between 2 nRF24L01 modules. One is a"base" station with an older Sparcfun module with external antenae (approx $25) while the other new one has the onboard antenae (approx $2). The base station, with different CPU boards,...

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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56
"Another Saturday Night" Another Saturday night and I ain't got no robots I got some money 'cause i just got paid How I wish I had something to hack on I'm in an awful way I got in town a month ago, I seen a lotta bits since then If I could fetch 'em I could burn 'em but as yet I haven't met 'em...
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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

In this guide I am going to walk you through creating a program in VB4, 5 or 6 that will allow you to control a single channel on the Veyron Servo Controller.

If you have not already setup the Veyron to work with you computer then...

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17 Nov 2015 - 06:27

In this guide I am going to show you how to use the Veyron from VB.NET.

I will be using Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition. You can download this for free from MIcrosoft here is a link.

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17 Nov 2015 - 01:44

Welcome to Part 2 of Working with the Veyron Servo Controller.

In part 1 we learned how to setup communication with the serial port using MScomm and how to send a signal to the Veyron that would control its Direction of movement.

In this part we are going to go a a step further...

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16 Nov 2015 - 05:49

My first attempt at a "headbot", he has PIR sensors for eyes and will follow motions around him. Very beta at this point. Have decided he will be a Deskside Annoyance Robot, and am using some speech to text routines for the Propeller.

7 watt Vellman amplifier and a speaker on a...

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9 Jan 2016 - 21:59
In progress

I have some esp8266 modules that were purchased on the assumption that I would become diligent and earnest in trying to implement them in a robotics environment. My assumptions have proven false. It would be usefull to me if there was a group project geared to getting useful Wifi communications...

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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

Brought to you by U-M School of Art & Design. Thursday, November 6, 2008 Since about 1990, Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been working hard on new forms of life. Plastic yellow conduit is used as the basic material of this new nature. He makes skeletons that are able to walk on the wind....

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