Author Archives: Manu

Larry the Dropbot

 Larry the Dropbot  Larry the Drop bot  Dropping mechanism Background story for Larry   Dropping mechanism  Programming  Its into the future and we finally found a planet that is almost the size of our Earth and perfect for humans to inhabit.  It has water, gaint trees (for the lack of Carnivores on the planet), breathable air […]

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24 piece or 10 piece?

 This is a challenge to build a car with Mindstorms EV3 with only 24 parts or less.  Here I show 3 different cars – on with 24 parts that can drive with a remote control, 21 parts that can drive with programming and a 14 part car that can drive only straight…and just for fun […]

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Ever elusive Dodo Bird

Here’s a “modified” Dodobird, the one and only of its kind. Made with LEGO Mindstorms, it can be controlled by remote control while taking it for a walk or run a program where it stays inside a “habitat” created for it. It can also run on a “free” form mode where it can roam around […]

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Sharko’s Hungry Caterpillar

A fuzzy little caterpillar gets hurt by a Monstrous bug.  A human scientist, Sharko, finds it and builds tiny artificial legs for the caterpillar.  He also gives an extra large brain for the caterpillar along with enhanced eyes.  The extra large brain helps with speed and enhanced vision. Although the caterpillar have speed and better […]

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Sharko’s Art Bot

LEGO mini “Van Gogh” creates abstract art with a color marker.  The color sensor attached senses the edges and stay within the canvas area to draw.  The randomized pattern makes the mini Van Gogh to go around making geometrical semi circles mixed with abstract lines to create interesting patterns.    Art Bot created with LEGO […]

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Halloween bot

This Halloween bot is a perfect companion for your halloween evening.  It senses a person or even a dog coming and turns around, asks them “Trick or Treat” but also offers a piece of candy for either of them.  It uses Ultrasound sensors to detect the object in front.  I also recorded my own voice […]

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Waiterbot

Waiter bot is a robot built with LEGO Mindstorms using EV3 brick, a color sensor and a touch sensor to carry snacks from kitchen to living room or any other place really as long as there is a black line for it to follow. Its programmed to follow a black line from the kitchen all […]

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Smart Cane

As part of Smart Clothing challenge, I made a Blind Man's cane using Ultra sound sensor and programming into the EV3 brick. I connected the Ultrasound sensor… As part of Smart Clothing challenge, I made a Blind Man’s cane using Ultra sound sensor and programming into the EV3 brick.  I connected the Ultrasound sensor at […]

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