COVID-19 impact: We are still operating and shipping all orders! We are operating with a reduced staff, so for critical requirements, including fighting COVID-19, please contact us so we can identify priorities. Click here for more info.

Posts tagged “community projects” (Page 30)

You are currently viewing a selection of posts from the Pololu Blog. You can also view all the posts.

Popular tags: community projects new products raspberry pi arduino more…

Sound-Following 3pi Robot

Posted by Ben on 6 April 2011

This sound-following 3pi robot uses three Electret microphone breakout boards and two 74HC4052 multiplexers. Here is a video of the robot in action:

For more details, see this thread on the Pololu forum.

Waiter Robot

Posted by Ben on 28 March 2011

Waiter Robot can make a “Robot Bar” for your next exhibition, show, private event, or sales promotion. They use Pololu 3pi Robots to deliver food and drinks in an remarkable way. Update: The original site for this project is no longer accessible, so we have removed the link.

BrewMon: Orangutan SVP beer-brewing monitor

Posted by Ryan on 17 March 2011

A temperature probe, a battery pack, and a Pololu Orangutan SVP-324 Robot Controller are used to make BrewMon, a beer-brewing monitor.

Micromouse 3pi Robot Video

Posted by Ben on 10 March 2011

This video shows a heavily-modified 3pi that uses distance sensors and encoders along with a flood-fill algorithm to find the shortest path through a walled Micromouse maze. The robot is described in more detail in this forum post.

Build Yourself a Bluetooth Controlled Six-Legged Robot

Posted by Paul on 4 March 2011

This small hexapod using the Micro Maestro is controlled remotely using a Bluetooth module. Very detailed build information is available in this blog post.

Only5 - general-purpose, high-performance robot

Posted by Ryan on 21 February 2011

Only5 is designed to be a general-purpose, high-performance robot. It uses many Pololu parts including the Pololu 5" Robot Chassis RRC04A and the Baby Orangutan robot controller. For more information see the project page.

Here is a short video showing its impressive speed:

Instructable Groovin' Grover: a microcontroller-based marionette

Posted by Ryan on 14 February 2011

Groovin’ Grover is a marionette manipulated by four hobby servos and a Pololu Maestro servo controller. You can control each of Grover’s limbs independently and make him walk, wave, and – most entertainingly – make him dance. Groovin’ Grover is easy to assemble and wire up. This Instructable explains how to build your own Groovin’ Grover.

Robot Zero: a fast line follower for beginners

Posted by Ben on 7 February 2011

This excellent guide from C.I.r.E. (Club de Informática, robótica y Electrónica) shows in detail how to build a fast (> 2 m/s) line-following robot from scratch, and it makes use of a number of Pololu products.

Home-made m3pi robot controlled by Bluetooth keyboard

Posted by Ben on 3 February 2011

This project by Kazuhiro Ouchi (in Japanese) shows a 3pi robot with an ARM mbed controlled by Bluetooth keyboard.

Snow-Boarduino 4WD robot

Posted by Ryan on 1 February 2011

We found this robot pictured on the Adafruit forums driving through some snow. It was made with a TReX, a 4WD Wild Thumper, and a Boarduino.

New Products

380:1 Micro Metal Gearmotor MP 6V with Extended Motor Shaft
Pololu Wheel for Micro Servo Splines (20T, 4.8mm) - 40×7mm, White, 2-Pack
15:1 Micro Metal Gearmotor HPCB 6V
Magnetic Encoder Disc for 20D mm Metal Gearmotors, OD 9.7 mm, ID 2.0 mm, 12 CPR (Bulk)
ACHS-7125 Current Sensor Carrier -50A to +50A
Pololu Wheel for Standard Servo Splines (25T, 5.8mm) - 90×10mm, Black, 2-Pack
47:1 Metal Gearmotor 25Dx67L mm HP 6V with 48 CPR Encoder
99:1 Metal Gearmotor 25Dx69L mm HP 6V with 48 CPR Encoder
FEETECH High-Torque Servo FS5115M-FB with Position Feedback
9V, 5A Step-Down Voltage Regulator D36V50F9
Log In
Pololu Robotics & Electronics
Shopping cart
(702) 262-6648
Same-day shipping, worldwide
Menu
Shop Blog Forum Support
My account Comments or questions? About Pololu Contact Ordering information Distributors