YASBR - Yet Another Self-Balancing Robot

Yet Another Self-Balancing Robot.
Yes, the Self-Balancing Robot is a standard model for the Arduino based robot maker.
Some details:

  • only 1 IR Sharp sensor (no accelerometer, gyro etc.)
  • no kalman filter, only an average
  • standard servo modified
  • Arduino 2009
  • pure DYI

This is the robot:

Some specs on the gioblu site (with google translation):

Yet Another Self-Balancing Robot

It doesn't matter how many times I read about projects such as these,
I always think how much I would like to build something big. The only
problem is my tiny budget of £5 a month.