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Micromouse 3pi Robot Video
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
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
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
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
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
This project by Kazuhiro Ouchi (in Japanese) shows a 3pi robot with an ARM mbed controlled by Bluetooth keyboard.
Snow-Boarduino 4WD robot
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.
Two ShiftBrites controlled by Mini Maestros power a flashlight capable of displaying one million colors with many interesting modes of operation. For more details, see Reed Kimble’s forum post: My Absurd Project – The One-Million-Color Flashlight!.
Baby Orangutan Hand-Held Tic-Tac-Toe
This hand-held Tic-Tac-Toe game is powered by a Pololu adjustable boost regulator and controlled with a Pololu Baby Orangutan B-328.
Featured link: http://forum.pololu.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2782
Baby Orangutan Useless Machine
This video shows a “Useless Machine” controlled by a Baby Orangutan. It counts how many times the button is pressed, and then the arm comes out and presses the button the same number of times. The author has also posted source code for the project.