Tag Archive: robot

Sep 14

FLL Robot Wheels – Evaluating the Compatibility of New Wheels with Sirius

Sirius is a very popular FLL robot design that many beginners choose to start off with. It has a lot of great features and qualities that make it unique and a great starting point for an FLL. However, one flaw in Sirius’ design is that its tall motorcycle wheels are just a tad too short, …

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Sep 07

The Best Wheels for Your FLL Robot – Two New Tests You Can Try

Wheel choice is a crucial part of an FLL robot design. This week, I’m re-opening the discussion and introducing two new tests you can try that will help you determine the relative traction of different types of wheels, and ultimately allow you to decide what kind of wheels you should use with your FLL robot. …

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Aug 31

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) – the Unofficial Introductory Guide

With the FLL 2017 Hydrodynamics challenge just announced, I figured that it would be a great idea to make an introductory tutorial for the FIRST LEGO League competition, commonly known as FLL. This FLL tutorial is intended for those who are totally new to the competition. I will explain what the competition is, who can …

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Jun 10

Programming a Robot – an Introductory Tutorial

By now, I’m sure you have looked at all of the cool robotics-related content on my website, and you are inspired and want to start programming your own robots right now! If you’re totally new to programming, you may be wondering, “how do I get to the level of programming in the Timmyton or Plethora …

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May 01

Update! K3MOSAB3 LDD and Programs now Available!

Hey everyone! I’m pleased to announce that the building instructions (LDD) and programs (.ev3) for my popular sumo robot sumo robot, K3MOSAB3 are now available for download on my website. Check it out here: http://builderdude35.com/downloads-2/ My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of March were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker and Turnabout Akamia. Thank …

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Jun 27

Sirius, an FLL Robot – EV3 Creations

Sirius is an FLL robot made with LEGO Mindstorms EV3. It is jam-packed with awesome features, such as line following, line squaring, dog gears and more! Thanks to dluders for creating the renderings in this video! The songs used in this video are “Heartbreaker” by Jahzzar and “Evil Bear Boris” by Fight Club.     …

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