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Lego Mindstorms
Lego Mindstorm Internals, Lego Mindstorms, Rossum To LeJos Bridge, Using Java with Lego robots
A Technical Guide To Building Fighting Robots
Lots of detailed information about designing and building fighting robots, including the physics behind different weapons, speed controllers, motors and batteries.
Official web site for the AIBO open Sofware Design Environment. Technical details, toolkits, and software samples to help builders create software that runs on the robot or controls the robot from a personal computer. Registration is required for toolkit access.
Build a Robot for Under $50
Detailed introduction to robot building with step-by-step information on the chassis, drive train, controller, and sensors.
Build a Robotic Webcam
Describes how to build a robotic pan and tilt webcam using two servos and a PIC controller. The finished device can be controlled from a PC's serial port.
Dick Cappels' Project Pages
An assortment of microcontroller projects for robotics and other embedded applications. Projects include a software component, a hardware component, or both. The information and source code is proprietary. The license allows free (gratis) download and use for non-commercial purposes only.
Douglas Isenberg's Robotics Projects
Construction details and photos of two robot projects.
Duck Robotics
Tutorials, schematics, and an introduction to electronics. Helpful for learning about & building basic components for robotic control systems.
Evil Robotics
Specializes in designing and building fighting robots. Robot design tips and downloadable SolidWorks parts files.
DIY (Do-it-yourself) robotics and electronics including radio control (R/C) toys.
Do-it-yourself robotics and electronics including radio control (R/C) toys.
An amateur robotics site, including links, books, and resources.
GPS Bots
Discussion forum, how-to's, guides, gallery and information concerned with the use of GPS for robots.
Handyboard from MIT
Offers an affordable, nearly plug and play and fairly well documented microcontroller board supporting several digital and analogue ports, the ability to control four motors, and an LCD.
Jones on Stepping Motors
A tutorial on the use of computer controlled stepping motors.
OOPic and UK Robotwars project page
OOPic project page and details on how we built Anvil, a Robotwars style remote control robot.
Open Automaton Project
An open PC-based mobile robot reference design, for navigating autonomously in home or office environments. The project goal is provide a standard implementation based on the best available standards for mobile robot design. The source code, circuit schematics and documentation may be freely downloaded.
OR Robot Tutorial and Tips
This site spotlights my testbed robot named "OR". There are a few tips for starting your own robot.
PC in Control
Tutorials on the use of computers in automation, control and robotics. Includes simplified descriptions of feedback, proportional control, derivative control, and integral control.
Web gate dealing with robotics. Intended for robotics fans, A.I, robotics and technology. Site includes news, articles, information about robotics and technology.
PiC Electronics Projects
Electronics Projects using PIC microcontrollers including EEPROMs, USB, LCD, wireless modules, i2c, compass, and tilt sensor. Projects may be used for educational purposes but not commercially.
PPRK: Palm Pilot Robot Kit
The Palm Pilot Robot Kit is a design for an easy-to-build, fully autonomous robot controlled by a Palm handheld computer.
RC Robots
Tips for building an rc robotic mobile platform.
Robot Developers Forum
A robotics development support forum to help new and experienced robot builders with all aspects of their robot design, planning, development,and building.
Robot Questions and other Technology Questions
Young robot builder willing to answer electronics, robotics, computer, and programming questions.
Robotics Bookmarks and Other Trivia
Plenty of links to other hobby robotics sites.
Robotics Universe
Support site for the book, Robot Builder's Bonanza, and, hopes to become a repository of useful robotics information.
Robots with a mind of their own!
Home construction projects with a robotic theme. Electronics, Design, Construction and Programming.
Robots' Home
Information and photos that detail the construction of three similar robots based on the 68HC11 microcontroller.
Detailed construction notes for creating robots based on direct-drive stepper motors salvaged from disk drives. A PIC 16F84 is used for control. Site includes diagrams and schematics.
The Hobby Robotics Page
Tips on turning an RC toy car into a mobile robotic device using a Tecel F100 80C251 controller.
Tinkerbot is a dumping ground for ideas on robotics, with a few construction articles.
University of Alberta EE401 Robot Pages
Tutorials, drawings, and general information on a variety of robot building topics including the Handy Board, motors, sensors, and programming in C.