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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

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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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

While doing some recent surfing I cam across this on Instructables and thought it needed some more attention.

Robot Contest

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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

PopPet is a robot kit developed by Jaidyn...

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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

This is just a quick post to document an idea for a build, heavily influenced by Protowrxs' Box Head.

Box Head is an animated desktop bot that moves using a pan/tilt setup, and is tethered to a laptop using procesing to provide functionality. Using an arduino to handle the hardware, it...

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29 Dec 2015 - 16:56

I'll be adding links to calculators - no spam!

LED Calculator What resistors and what wirirng layout for using LED's on your projects

Resistor Color...

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5 Feb 2016 - 08:02

This post is about an Android App that I wrote for Sphero that tries to give Sphero a personality. :)

Sphero is a very cool app-controlled robot ball. There are a bunch of available apps available for Sphero, including some programming related ones. I was pleasantly surprised by...

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27 Sep 2015 - 08:05