Whether you are diving into a kit or building a bot from scratch, Mike Sense shows how anyone can make a robot nowadays. Make magazine Volume 55 shows you how to build a 3D-printed balancing bot, how to assemble a Strandbeest-style walker with Lego, and how to find the right robot kit for your needs with an overview of what is on the market today.
It also shows how to learn programming by playing with robots, and get started with a shared operating system designed specifically for robotic projects.
Author: Mike Sense
Publisher: Maker Media
Date: January 2017
Audience: Robot enthusiasts
Category: Hardware platforms
- Build a Harry Potter-themed lamp controlled by a Raspberry Pi-powered magic wand
- Make a 3D-printed camera that snaps animated GIFs
- Assemble a random yes/no circuit you can control with a hidden switch
- Construct an LED-matrix handbag
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