Monthly Archives: October 2011

Arduino Monster Robot

For Halloween, I thought I would try to make a glowing monster mask for my budget arduino robot. Here’s the original, somewhat overly ambitious plan that I made: Since I already had the robot, the first thing I had to … Continue reading

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Budget Arduino Robot Upgrades

I’ve done some upgrades to my arduino robot. The change that seemed to help the most in the accuracy department was to upgrade the wheels. The potato chip container lids were kind of flimsy, so I replaced them with hard … Continue reading

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Budget Arduino Robot Project

Given the problems that I was having on using GIRC (Graphical Interface for Robotic Control) with RC toys, I decided to build my own Arduino-controlled servo-driven robot. Aside from the electronics, the body probably cost less than five dollars. A … Continue reading

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Seattle Maker Faire: The Case for Magnuson Park

(NOTE: The Seattle Mini Maker Faire will be held at the Seattle Center on June 2-3, 2012. For more information, please visit the official web site at makerfaireseattle.com. As for this blog entry, I like the pictures of Magnuson Park … Continue reading

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Servo Command!

“Servo Command!” is a computer program written in the Processing computer language to control a continuous rotation servo via an Arduino interface. I got a lot of the information out of books on Processing and the Arduino, then modified it … Continue reading

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