Robot 2.0

After my unsuccessful attempt at making my very own wall avoiding robot using spare parts lying around my desk, I decided to give it another try. This time I bought a complete chassis from robotshop. It’s a two-wheeled robot, each wheel being independently powered by its own motor. An omnidirectional wheel completes the design.

My first robot !

Because we all have to start somewhere ! So here it is, my very first attempt at building a robot. I was waiting for transistors from China because I needed those to control the motors. They arrived in the mail this morning from Shenzen and at 6$ for 10 pieces of 21 values, I’m pretty…

The electro hat

We have a festival here in Montreal called the IglooFest. It’s basically thousands of people dancing their ass off some good music outside on the city’s old port. Not very original you say ? Well, the fact that it takes place in January when the temperature is often below -20 should change your mind. It…

The voodoo doll

This is a really quick one. I going through my electronic stuff looking for god knows what and discovered that I had some photo-resistors. So I decided to make a little prank for my room-mate (if you can call that a prank). Because you see, he has such a charming “doll” (kinda) hanging on his…

Let hit beat project

I often go during the weekends to a festival in Montreal called the piknic electronic. Basically a bunch of people enjoying good music (well, depending on your tastes) in front of the St Laurent and a beautiful skyline. I was looking for a project that would lead me to play around with LEDs and the…