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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.

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.

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.

One-Million-Color Flashlight

Posted by Ryan on 10 January 2011

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!.

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