Robots Playing with a Ball

It is always a good day for watching robots playing with a ball. Feeling like a child right now! It is done using Mindstorms and the path for the ball is done use metal wire. Usually you can use drip irrigation plastic wires to cover the metal wire so it looks better. That’s what most ...

LEGO Mindstorms Coins Counter

LEGO Mindstorms Coins Counter
It looks like I have inherit from a Nigerian prince all his possessions, including insane amount of money. I just have to send a small amount of money so they can do all the paperwork. Seem legit! Anyway, I will have to build a bigger scale version of this Coin Counter machine. Ads by Google ...

LEGO Great Comptraction Ball

LEGO Great Comptraction Ball
Happy Weekend friends! Here it is a nice GBC made by Philip Verbeek. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

LEGO Mindstorms Paper Plane Folding Machine

LEGO Mindstorms Paper Plane Folding Machine
This is the definitive Paper plane folding machine! But don’t trust me, watch the video and fly! Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

Maze traversing using LEGO Mindstorms 2

Maze traversing using LEGO Mindstorms
Maze traversing has been a great interesting subject since Theseus escaped the Minotaur’s maze ( although with the help of Ariadne ). So, this little robot and his software traverse this unknown labyrinth by navigating around. Usually the best approach for this kind of problems is a wide transversing of a tree ( a computational ...

Pinocchio, is that you?

Pinocchio, is that you?
If you recall a previous post about walking robots, ( haha! The Walking Robots! World Premier! ), Walker ND1 managed to walk in a clumsy way. This other robot on the other hand walks in a really elegant way but it is sustained by threads so it has almost zero weight. Much like Pinocchio… Share ...

LEGO Mindstorms Stacker, Minecraft building anyone?

LEGO Mindstorms Stacker, Minecraft building anyone?
Here it is an small machine that stacks LEGO bricks one over the other. The idea is pretty simple but it really works. You need to feed the bricks manually and then it start stacking one after the other until you have a pretty big column. (Photo by Oskay) If you order the colors in ...

Self-parking car with LEGO Mindstorms

Self-parking car with LEGO Mindstorms
If you recall that little LEGO Race article I published a few weeks ago, this is a tune-up of it. I have recently completed Robogator and after disassembling it, this will be my new project. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

LEGO Mindstorms ShooterBot: Patrol and Destroy

LEGO Mindstorms ShooterBot: Patrol and Destroy
Hello there, A week ago I wrote the first part about my experience building ShooterBot, the first and most basic robot you can build using LEGO Mindstorms 8547 Set. This article completes ShooterBot as described in the instructions. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

LEGO Mindstorms 5-Axis Robotic Arm

LEGO Mindstorms 5-Axis Robotic Arm
I really love watching Discovery Channel TV and looking all that robots building cars, cooking pizza or whatever… there is something hypnotic on the way those robots’ arms move. If you, like me, enjoy this, you really need to watch this LEGO Robot build using two Mindstorms NXT Bricks and some pneumatic parts for the ...