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Building a Robot from Scratch – Part 3, Beginning Construction

Posted on August 8th, 2011 by jdc15 under Building a Robot | 1 Comment »

After finalizing my basic designs, I began construction.  After coming across many design flaws and issues with factors I never had thought of initially, I put together a mechanical frame of my robot.  Currently everything is in place except for a few sensors.  Nothing is plugged in or connected yet but I now have a plan.

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Building a Robot from Scratch – Part 2, Design

Posted on July 20th, 2011 by jdc15 under Building a Robot | 3 Comments »

After some basic soldering and experimentation with my Arduino, I got to work on a design for the robot.  Since I have very little experience with mechanics or building things from scratch, I figured it would be a good idea to make a plan.

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Building a Robot from Scratch – Part 1, First Steps

Posted on June 16th, 2011 by jdc15 under Building a Robot | No Comments »

I’ve recently started a new project and have decided to document my progress online.  As the title says, I’m attempting to build a robot.  This robot will be a biped which hopefully will be able to get up on its own and balance itself.  I’ve been working on it for a small while so I’ll be posting updates on what I’ve done so far.

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