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       J2R Scientific 
"Building Adaptive Robotic Solutions."

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Best sites to start searching for the robotics info that you need:

  • AndroidWorld.com (Everything you wanted to know about Android projects and research.)
  • Google.com   (This is a great search engine, you should start all of your searched for information here!)
  • E-Bay   (Great place to find old robot books, cheap hackable toys, laptops and tons of other stuff)
  • Electronics Primer  (Tutorials on Electronics)
  • MachineBrain.com (Lots of neat stuff to see and learn about!)
  • Mobilerobotics.org 
  • Parallax, Inc   (Maker of the Basic Stamp. One of the best supported microcontrollers out there!)
  • RobotDirectory.org
  • Robot Information Central   (From Arrick Robotics comes this fantastic, well organized list of links)
  • Schematics on the Web   (Tons of great electronics schematics.  This link was found by fellow member Gary Croll.
  • TheNewDavincis.com (Lots of great info and links)
  • Microsoft MSDN for free express versions of their programming languages and .net framework
  • E-Machine Shop Free cad software and quotes for parts YOU design!!  
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    Links to Robot Plans, Projects and Interfaces:

  • Tons of schematics - This is a place I cant find a category for, many great links here!
  • RobotProjects.com - The name says it all.
  • Techgeek.com - A new robotics community.
  • Bots - Another place to find robot plans.
  • Robot Cafe - An organized list if links and resources! 
  • Robot Roll Call - Great list of robot projects on the net!
  • F.I.R.C. - First Internet Robotics Contest
  • Encyclopedia of Electronic Circuits - Tons of links to circuits
  • Discover Circuits - Tons of Circuits with a searchable list
  • Guide to Robot Sensors
  • Motor Control Circuits - Tons of good information on motor control
  • Beginner

  • Beam Online   (Has schematics and visual tutorials on how to construct common beam creations)
  • A Beam Project called Carpet Monster
  • Bolo-Bot  (by fellow member RoBoJRR)
  • Floppy The Robot (a robot built from an old floppy drive)
  • DWD'S Project's and Plans  (by fellow member Darkwater)
  • Mountain ClockWorks Home Page   (by fellow member Terry King, it has all sort of awesome projects)
  • Robot Building Lessons by Chuck Rosenberg
  • E-Bot the Education Robot
  • BEAM HPV Robot Assembly Instructions
  • Photovore and Spider (Tells you how to build two simple robots)
  • How to build a TuteBot
  • The Robot Room  (Several great projects and how to guides) 
  • Custom Built Terminator
  • Intermediate

  • IRBOT  (By fellow member Dennis Clark)
  • TRaCY  (A robot kit from members of TRCY)
  • ROBOTraxx (A RC Car to Robot Conversion)
  • The Monster Robot  (by fellow member RoBoJRR)
  • A line Following robot controlled by a Basic Stamp
  • Vroman's Notebook - Robots: Line follower and other how tos
  • Low Resolution Vision system from Kevin Ross
  • Joe's Robotics Page (By fellow member Joe Partlow )
  • Bill's Homemade Hobby Electronics Emporium   (by fellow member William_Boucher, a fantastic site)
  • GRNDPLANES's robotics and electronics projects  (by fellow member GRNDPLANE)
  • Guides to Building Robots for Robot Wars events
  • Dennis Stilwell's Robot and Neural Net Page!
  • The P.A.R.T.S. website
  • FirstBot - Don Roy's Website  (fantastic site)
  • Convert your TOPO to a Brains On Board (B.O.B.)
  • Commodore 64 controlled robot
  • Hack Furby.com (Is an on going project with info to hack a Furby)
  • Cool Robots  (They tell how they built their Battle Bots robot.)
  • Build your own robot  (from Cantronics)
  • Palm Pilot Robot
  • Robot Design with Schematics and BLOG
  • Bob Grabowskis - Robot Projects
  • Michael Gasperi's - Robot Interests
  • JCB Robot Plans - A robot using the BasicAtom
  • PAMMI - A Complete Robot
  • Advanced

  • RoBoat - a Robot Boat
  • The Blue Cube PC based robot (By fellow member Brian Rudy)
  • PC Robots
  • How To Build A Dalek
  • Bedlam: Demining Robot Project  (created by fellow member Michael Sergi)
  • Nano Computer Dream Team 
  • The DTMF Controlled Robot
  • A Self-Programming Autonomous Robot
  • Neural Control of a Mobile Robot
  • ArndToo´s R2-D2 How To
  • An antonomous mobile robot controlled by an 80c32 from Jonathan's Labbook
  • So You Want to Build a RoboPet? from Jonathan's Labbook
  • Game Boy - all you need to know about hacking a gameboy
  • Bill's Robots and info on old robots like Hero1.
  • Karl Williams Robotics and Electronic Devices: (with his Home Drone, Vortex Cannon and Jacobs Ladder)
  • Russ's Amateur Robotics projects with his home build RB85 and 89
  • Arthur LeBouthillier's Homepage: (with info on his Willy robot and vision processing)
  • Mars PathFinder Clone
  • Anthropomorphic Robot (from fellow TRCY member Liao Choon Way)
  • Shadow Robot Group   (A walking robot with air muscles)
  • The Albert Robot Project - A PC based Robot
  • How to Android   (Tells how to make your own android head and they share info as they build)
  • 6502 Projects - based on the 6502 micro-processor
  • Build a Full Feature Robot with a PC
  • Robot Builders Net  (A network of replica robot builders for R2D2, Dewey the drone and B9 from Lost in Space)
  • http://www.shinsel.com/robots/ 
  • Interfaces

  • The PC's Parallel Port
  • Boondog Interfaces  
  • Computer hardware projects
  • Jan Axelson's computer port control site
  • Programs on Parra Port, ect..
  • Learn all about TCP/IP - learn to subnet
  • Sensors:

  • IRPD - Basic IR sensor
  • Sound Sensor with Direction Finding
  • http://www.shinsel.com/robots/ - A complete library of sensors and how they work
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    Links to Member pages:

  • TRCY area on Yahoo!
  • TRCY area on e-groups
  • TRaCY Owner's area on e-groups
  • Wires and Circuits club of Yahoo!
  • Basic Stamps Club of Yahoo!
  • Artificial Intelligence Group of Yahoo!
  • Justin Ratliff's blog
  • J2R Scientific
  • Atomiczombie_com
  • Neil Chakrabarty
  • Ben Adler
  • Carlos Alfaro
  • Bryan Andersen
  • Anthony L. Aragues
  • Bandar
  • Micha Berger
  • Carlo Bertocchini from Robot Books.com
  • Bethlazar
  • Bill_the_Conquer
  • Ken Boone
  • BotDoc
  • Bill Boucher
  • Massimiliano Bussi
  • Steve Carraher
  • Stephen Card
  • Richard Caudle
  • Neil Chakrabarty
  • Dennis Clark
  • Jack Coats
  • Gary Croll
  • Darkwater
  • Edward Deerly
  • Dizjunk
  • Jeffery Drake
  • Ed, A.K.A. Blumojo13
  • Michael Edwards
  • Dave Everett
  • Daniel Farinha
  • Dzahn and is Battle Bot Daisy 
  • Christian Fictoor
  • Sean Fox
  • Ricardo Fuentes
  • William Gale
  • Edward Gardner
  • Paul Gonchar
  • Andrew Gott
  • Daniel Hale
  • Abraham Harte
  • Glen Hathaway
  • Nathanial Hendler
  • Butch Howard
  • Hylands Underwater Vehicles
  • Martin Imramovsky
  • Jason, A.K.A. Mfpmax
  • Jim, co-founder of Robot Magic
  • Aart Jochem
  • Rehan Khwaja
  • Terry King
  • Dick Kolpack
  • Brent Litzer
  • Bill Mahoney
  • Chris McDonald  (Helped build an AWESOME hockey robot for the Canada FIRST contests)
  • Alan McDonley
  • Lachlan McFetridge
  • Christopher McKinstry
  • Rudolph Messerschmidt
  • Herb Montes
  • Jim Mullins
  • Robert Nansel of Nuts and Volts Magazine
  • Nettron
  • oesterwinter from DomainMonger.com
  • Ohyeahbaby_93060 A.K.A. Rich
  • Dan Olson
  • Oz'El
  • Chang H. Park
  • Joe Partlow
  • John Patrick
  • Joe Piche
  • Richard Piotter
  • Stephen from Protowrxs
  • the_rabid_lemur_2
  • Justin R. Ratliff
  • Wilf Rigter
  • Edward Ritter
  • RoboDave
  • Brian Rudy
  • Jerry Rutherford
  • Bob Ryan
  • Bejoy Sathyaraj
  • Mike Sergi
  • Chris Sherwood
  • Adam Smith
  • Marion Smith
  • Mikkel Sorensen
  • Stawgecko
  • John Stockbridge
  • John Teske
  • Tim from Society of Robotic Combat
  • Alex Timiney
  • Alan Toddileson
  • UCF Rick
  • Jim Vanderhey
  • David Augusto Villa
  • Markus Verlinden
  • Mike Ware
  • Liao Choon Way
  • Chiu-Yuan's BEAM site
  • zaphod46 A.K.A. Jeff from Caltech
  • Faisal Zeineddine
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    Links to Artificial Intelligence resources:

  • AI Jump List
  • Freeware Artifical Neural Networks from PNL
  • Cyberlife-Research
  • Artificial Intelligence: a very good site!
  • AI Programming Resources mostly on LISP
  • The Mentifex AI guys out of the Seattle area
  • Search, download, and order any of the MIT AI research papers
  • MIT AI Projects
  • AI CD ROM Ver. 3 (Well worth the price)
  • Big AI links list
  • AI Programming Resources
  • Genetic Programming Notebook
  • Fuzzy Logic Tutorial from the S.R.S.
  • A Self-Programming Autonomous Robot
  • Sensor-to-Output Mapping with QB
  • A-Life, Robotics and Other Worlds
  • The Rossum's Playhouse robot simulator
  • Other Robotics and Electronics links:

  • HUGH archive of Electronics info
  • ExpressPCB  (make your own circuit boards)
  • AP Circuits
  • Database on Service Robots
  • Robotics Bookmarks and other trivia
  • Massive amounts of robotic related links by Cosmogony
  • Android construction workshop
  • Robot Wars Forum
  • Circuit Central
  • Enticypress.com (Best place on the net to really learn some neat stuff!)
  • Robotics Rampage
  • The Robot Store
  • Nuts & Volts magazine (has articles on robots and the Basic Stamp)
  • The Hero-Swap Shop
  • How to use disk drive motors
  • Learn-C 
  • ElectriciansParadise
  • Industrial Tools Supliers
  • Trend Robotics - Buy Robot Parts, Teach Pendants, Servo Amps, Power Supplies and more!
  • RobotBasic - Free robot BASIC programming language
  • Roborealm - Robot vision processing software
  • Basic Stamps:

  • Basic Stamp's website by Parallax,Inc
  • The Basic Stamps club of Yahoo!
  • L.O.S.A  (List Of Stamp Applications)
  • Steve's RadioShack Workbench
  • Explorer Bot from Marvin Green (a great way to start small and learn about the Stamp)
  • Basic Stamps Index from Peter H. Anderson   (you can make a hombrew Stamp II for half the price)
  • IR-Bot (from fellow member Dennis Clark)
  • AWC Electronics  (all kinds of stamp stuff with a PC Stamp emulator and projects of the month)
  • - To subscribe -or- unsubscribe to the new official Basic Stamps e-mail list on e-groups click here.

    Robots listed at LOSA:

    # 007 HexWalker Mobile Robot, by Tom Thornton
    # 008 Robo Bug, by David Novick
    # 009 EXPBOT Robot controlled by Stamp, by Marvin Green
    # 010 Andrews Ever Evolving Lego Robot, by Andrew H. Hochheimer
    # 048 Robot: Multi-Stamps Communicate via Shared Memory, by Quentin Lewis
    # 097 Corky'z Robotz, by Corky Mork
    # 118 Cat Chasing Lego Robot and Other Circuits, by Mark Crosbie
    # 138 Basic Stamp 2 Mobile Robot, by Michael Rankin
    # 149 Small-bot, by Chuck Schoeffler
    # 153 Bugsey, by Camp Peavy
    # 167 Robot Fighters, by Justin Ratliff
    # 168 Octobot, by Walter Weaver
    # 175 Table-Top robot for USFirst Competition

    Parts (You can find catalog listings at our Reference area)

  • Lynxmotion kits and parts
  • Johuco Ltd. your source for educational robots and kits
  • Future-Bot Components
  • The Battery Clinic, Inc for all your battery needs
  • GearSales (a place to order small gears online)
  • Color Robotics
  • Linx Technologies (They makes tons of wireless communication stuff)
  • Robot Store
  • Spy Cameras
  • Logic Supply - A Place to buy Nano ITX PCs and components
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    CNC:

  • Computerised Cngraving Machines
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    Gears

  • McMaster
  • Small Parts Inc.
  • Stock Drive Products
  • Boston Gear

  • Robotics Clubs

  • Alaska Homebrew Robotics Club
  • Android Engineers Guild 
  • Artificial Intelligence Group
  • Art & Robotics Group
  • Atlanta Hobby Robotics Club (AHRC)
  • Austin Robotics Group
  • Australian Computer Society Robotics SIG
  • Beam Robotics Club of Yahoo
  • Bloomington Robotics Society  (in Indiana)
  • BufBotics - Buffalo, NY
  • Central Illinois Robot Club  
  • ChiBots - Chicago Area Robotics Group
  • Connecticut Robotics Society
  • DPRG  (Dallas Personal Robotics Group, has an e-mail list and circuit schematics)
  • East Texas Robot Builders
  • Edmonton Area Robotics Society
  • Fighting Robot Club
  • First International Robotics Contest  (F.I.R.C.) 
  • Home Brew Robotics Club
  • Johnny 5 Robot Builders club
  • Kansas Robot Club
  • Kansas City Robotics Society
  • KISS Institute for Practical Robotics
  • Laboratory Robotics Interest Group
  • Miami Valley Robotics Society - Local for Cincinnati/Dayton Ohio area
  • Missouri Area Robotics Society
  • Mobile Robots Group  (Prof. Pavel Nahodil)
  • MVRC   (the Miami Valley Robotics Club in Ohio)
  • Nashua Robot Builders
  • New York City Robotics Club
  • Northern New Mexico Robotics
  • Phoenix Area Robotics eXperimentors
  • Portland Area Robotics Society
  • Project-Borg
  • R2-D2 Builders Club   (created by fellow member Dave Everett)
  • Robotic Freaks Germany (RFG)
  • The Robotics Society of Southern California (RSSC)
  • Rockies Robotics Group   (may not be a very active club)
  • San Diego Robotics Society
  • San Francisco Robotics Society of America
  • Seattle Robotics Society (SRS)
  • South Jersey Robotics Club
  • Southern Oregon Robotics Club  (SORC)
  • Triangle Amateur Robotics Society
  • Twin Cities Roboties Group
  • The UK Cybernetics Club
  • UK Robot Builders
  • Vancouver Robotics Club
  • WV Robotics Club
  • Winnipeg Area Robotics Society
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