Ard-e: Wall-E V. 0.001?

Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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By Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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An Arduino, model bulldozer, servos, and sensors can be hacked together to make a sub-$100 robotics platform, appropriately named Ard-e.

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While certainly nowhere near as fancy as this Wall-E replica, the price is right and the Arduino’s got a huge body of pre-existing code for working with sensors that the aspiring roboticist can build upon. I’d particularly like to see a trash-compacting version…

Full disclosure: imadami is the maker of this project and also my youngest brother. And no, I don’t want to hear about how much cooler this project is than my own!:)

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