Example Robot Projects

Here are some really simple robots that you can build using an Arduino and a minimum of other parts. They aren’t especially good at anything, except perhaps helping you learn how things work inside a robot.

You start with a simple group of projects based around a mobile robot that never seems to get anywhere. Then you move on to a mobile robot that has a good but not infallible idea of where it is. Finally, you start to think about what you would like to have in your ultimate robot. What will that be?

Each robot project is a collection of smaller subprojects. It won’t do you much good to skip ahead here, because each project builds on the results of the previous ones. Remember, the robot as a whole succeeds or fails based ...

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