Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - animatronic http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:26:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make Your Own Robot Cheetah http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Robot-Cheetah/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:38:50 PDT
Audio Amplifier and Envelope Follower for Animatronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Amplifier-and-Envelope-Follower-for-Animatro/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 19:16:36 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Arduino Animatronic Hand Mark 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Animatronic-Hand-Mark-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 This is an animatronic hand I built. The fingers, the palm and the forearm are entirely made of wood (poplar to be exact). The fingers are articulated by tendons (fishing line) pulled by motors. Right now, the 5 servo motors are controlled with an Arduino UNO. This protoype can perform a good amount...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 18:35:17 PDT
Leopold the Robotic Dancing Plush Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Leopold-the-Robotic-Dancing-Plush-Lizard/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 04:38:40 PDT
Animatronic Talking Tree - Part 2 - Speech Recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Tree-Part-2-Speech-Recogni/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:34:55 PST
Animatronic Talking Christmas Tree - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Christmas-Tree/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:20:00 PST
RoboBrrd http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboBrrd/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 22:40:31 PST
Possessed Little Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Possessed-Little-Monster/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 14:14:13 PST
8 Legged Lawn Crawler http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Legged-Lawn-Crawler/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 21:45:11 PDT
Furby Brain Surgery http://www.instructables.com/id/Furby-Brain-Surgery/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 19:22:12 PDT
Animatronic Balsa Wood Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Balsa-Wood-Hand-Model/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 22:50:19 PDT
The Worlds First Paper (not-quite-animatronic) Animatronic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Worlds-First-Paper-not-quite-animatronic-Ani/
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Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:12:51 PST
Animatronic Penguin Torso http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Penguin-Torso/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 11:22:39 PST
Animatronic Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyes/
Animatronic Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/ILPK/GJQEKVZQ/FOSILPKGJQEKVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/ILPK/GJQEKVZQ/FOSILPKGJQEKVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/ILPK/GJQEKVZQ/FOSILPKGJQEKVZQ.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi This instructable shows how I made a set of eyes for an animatronic robot character. They only move from side to side, but have working eyelids. (18+) I actually modified a manually controlled set of DIY puppet eyes, to use servos. Hence, I originally performed the steps in a drastically different ...
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:01:54 PST
Talking Animatronic Robot Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Animatronic-Robot-Head/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:51:13 PST
animatronic hand statue http://www.instructables.com/id/animatronic-hand-statue/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 22:30:57 PST
Halloween robotic backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-robotic-backpack/
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 13:16:57 PST
ChatBot + Talking Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/ChatBot-%2b-Talking-Toys/
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