Category Archives: robots

Self Balancing Gyroscope Using HD Drive

My latest self balancing project using a hard disk drive, a VTI inclinometer sensor, a servo controlled counterweight and three potentiometers to control the PID parameters. Works great. Even better now that I added a little weight to the top … Continue reading

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Arduino Controlled Morse Code Key and QRP Transmitter

This is kind of a mashup of different projects: an arduino to control a servo that controls a homemade Morse code key that controls a simple 4 to 7 component cw transmitter. I will just show some pictures of the … Continue reading

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My Serenity Motor

  Ok, this is not an original motor design – it has many names, Robert Adams Motor, Bedini Motor, a version of a Mendocino Motor, levitating electromagnetic pulse motor, and there are probably more. But I like my name for … Continue reading

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My robot is right-handed.

My latest 3 servo DuckBot is asymmetrical. What I mean by that is that it is slightly balanced more to the right than the left – and because of that it is able to do some things that it could … Continue reading

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My latest robot – I’m such a nerd.

This robot waddles like a duck, recovers from face-plants and does yoga.    

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My latest robot: Goosestepper Version 2

Here is my latest version of an automated ramp walker without the ramp. It uses a counterweight on the top to step forward and backward and a servo opens and closes the leg. A converted servo to 360 degrees rotation … Continue reading

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Robotic Newton’s Cradle

 

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