L. Paul Verhage


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The Robot Emoticon
April 2014, Page 68
Give your robot a happy face — or whatever look you’d like — with LED arrays.

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HoverBot: You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me, Loose Wheel!
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November 2010, Page 46

This time, we wrap up our HoverBot project with an explanation of the drive electronics.

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“Roll” With the HoverBot
September 2010, Page 59
Wheels? We don’t need no stinking wheels with this unique bot that’s lighter than air.

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The CheapBot Smart Proximity Detector
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February 2010, Page 32

This proximity detector incorporates a PIXAXE-08M so that it takes care of detecting obstacles and leaves the driving to the robot controller.

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A Robot and Its CheapBot-08 Controller - Part 2
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December 2009, Page 58

Now that you have the cutest small robot ever created, it's time to find out about its line follower, proximity detector, and some future designs.

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A Robot And Its CheapBot-08 Controller - Part 1
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November 2009, Page 48

I'd like to do some experiments with swarms of small robots acting together to accomplish a task. This requires a small microcontroller. See how i utilized a PICAXE-08M and built the cutest robot i've ever created.

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The CheapBot-14 Robot Controller
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June 2009, Page 42

Add this controller to your robot base of choice for an efficent and cheap learning enviornment.