Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:59:00 PST BLOX v1.01 Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Actobotics-Quadruped-Robot/
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SMALL.jpg chris.deen Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that I will try my best to get at least one video and some Arduino code on here by this coming Sunday. Thanks for your patience!How to make a 4-legged walking robot using Actobotics parts from ServoCity.com:The workhorse of this robot, and what make...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:21:28 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Glowing-Robotic-Skull/
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Is Halloween coming up? Has it already passed? Doesn't matter! Any time is the perfect time for your very own robotic human skull. When you finish this Instructable, you'll have a skull with articulating neck and jaw, and glowing movable eyes that can change color between red, green, and blue.Like t...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:56:28 PST
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Handgesture-controlled-robot-with-robotic-arm/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:40:53 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Wirelessly Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-controlled-Arduino-based-Rover/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:06:46 PDT
How I made a robot- D.S. (detailed step-by-step) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-a-robot-DS-detailed-step-by-step/
How I made a robot- D.S. (detailed step-by-step) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan This is a follow up of my previous instructables . Please comment on that page if you like my work. Being a robot hobbyist, after seeing the Robot Contest up on instructables ,I decided to build one new bot. I named this bot D.S after the name of one of my favourite teachers at university - Debapri...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 11:22:27 PDT
Robotic Hand controlled by Gesture with Arduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Hand-controlled-by-Gesture-with-Arduino-Le/
Robotic Hand controlled by Gesture with Arduino + Leap Motion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NZ8P/HUIML46B/FUMNZ8PHUIML46B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NZ8P/HUIML46B/FUMNZ8PHUIML46B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NZ8P/HUIML46B/FUMNZ8PHUIML46B.SMALL.jpg acali Hello everyone, As promised I have made a full step by step instruction for my university final project! First of all: sorry for my bad english! If something isn't clear, please leave a comment. The hand is controlled by Leap Motion + Arduino Uno (Standard Firmata, Nodejs & Johnny Five) + Se...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:12:16 PDT
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-WirelessObstacle-DetectingBeeping-Robot-using-/
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SMALL.jpg robodude95 This is a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some major upgrades ever since. The following are the robot's features :- 1.He's wirelessly controlled using 433MHz Tx/Rx modules. 2.He has the capability to sense a...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 06:36:00 PDT
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Emotive-Quadruped/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:34:58 PDT
Arduino Self-Balance Controller using DIGITAL IMU, at last! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Self-Balance-Controller-using-DIGITAL-IMU-/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:58:05 PST
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-three-wheels-vehicle-robot-chassis/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:44:12 PST
Quad Track Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quad-Track-Arduino-Rover/
Quad Track Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 This build started when I needed to run some wires in the ceiling of my finished basement and had no way of getting in there. So I figured I would just build a robot that could pull the wires for me. And I'm sure I could find other uses for it later. I salvaged parts from an old RC vehicle that ha...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:27:03 PST
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:08:16 PST
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-arm-from-a-desk-lamp-IKEA-Tertial-hack/
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PYXA/HOUFWGGP/FG7PYXAHOUFWGGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PYXA/HOUFWGGP/FG7PYXAHOUFWGGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PYXA/HOUFWGGP/FG7PYXAHOUFWGGP.SMALL.jpg wavegm This project answers to a need I had: a third hand that holds a camera while I perform a test and takes photos/videos (useful when you're stuck at the lab late at night, and suddenly need a photographer). The downside to a robotic arm was obvious - It needs to be programmed, and it is the last thing...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 10:34:59 PST
How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Makeblock-Music-Robot-with-the-Music/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:28:16 PDT
How to make a Ball Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ball-Balancing-Robot/
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:39:50 PDT
How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-XY-plotter-with-Makeblock/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:44:49 PDT
Simple 18dof Hexapod, Arduino nano (optionally with pololu maestro) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-18dof-Hexapod-Arduino-nano-optionally-wit/
Simple 18dof Hexapod, Arduino nano (optionally with pololu maestro) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/G0QU/HI3TRJ2K/F2WG0QUHI3TRJ2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/G0QU/HI3TRJ2K/F2WG0QUHI3TRJ2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/G0QU/HI3TRJ2K/F2WG0QUHI3TRJ2K.SMALL.jpg orangenarwhals Hello, Here is a simple hexapod that can be built by hand very quickly. The mechanical design is not great, but it is very much in the KISS (keep it stupidly simple) style and should be doable in a weekend for builders of novice to medium experience. I won't be improving this project any time soon,...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:42:46 PDT
Making Music with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Music-with-Makeblock/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:04:14 PDT
James - Your first Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/James-Your-first-Arduino-Robot/
James - Your first Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UOVU/HI3TYZ2I/F66UOVUHI3TYZ2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UOVU/HI3TYZ2I/F66UOVUHI3TYZ2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UOVU/HI3TYZ2I/F66UOVUHI3TYZ2I.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi For more Robotics Tutorials see my website here: http://www.duino-robotics.com/ For awesome videos about robots and 3D printing go here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC340dy5bmr6sLpyRh5qYwrg Edit: Thank you so much everyone for voting for James in the Toy Contest! He got first place and I won a $...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 05:13:23 PDT
The Boss Box Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boss-Box-Bot/
The Boss Box Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VEKF/HGU2EHQB/FU0VEKFHGU2EHQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VEKF/HGU2EHQB/FU0VEKFHGU2EHQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VEKF/HGU2EHQB/FU0VEKFHGU2EHQB.SMALL.jpg sphsengineering Welcome to the Boss Box Bot instructable, or as we like to call it, the Bo-Bo Bot. The Bo-Bo Bot was designed to use extremely low cost materials to allow people to construct a robot without high-priced kits. Our Bo-Bo Bot will be made using various tools such as AutoCAD, Corel Draw, and a laser cut...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 09:06:37 PDT
Self Balancing Segway Instructabot http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Segway-Instructabot/
Self Balancing Segway Instructabot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/S4ZF/HFD176YX/FTIS4ZFHFD176YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/S4ZF/HFD176YX/FTIS4ZFHFD176YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/S4ZF/HFD176YX/FTIS4ZFHFD176YX.SMALL.jpg florman Supplies: 1.  Arduino:  I used an Uno 2.  7.2v battery 3.  Set of motors:  Parralax's 7.2v motor set  http://www.robotshop.com/parallax-7-2v-motor-bracket-wheel-kit-pair.html 4.  Analog accelerometer http://www.robotshop.com/sfe-3g-tripleaxis-accelerometer-breakout-board-adxl335-2.html 5.  Saberto...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:03:20 PDT
Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Altoid-Tin-Robot-With-Personality/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:25:45 PDT
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Sumo-Battle-Bot-with-Pneumatic-Flipper-/
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SMALL.jpg kmmarlow This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a lightweight fully autonomous sumo fighting robot for an in class Sumo Bot competition. The robot was required to push, lift or flip the oppon...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:30:30 PST
Robotic Spider V8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hapless-Spider-V8/
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:54:07 PST
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TowerPro-Micro-Servo-Spin-360/
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC Hey guys! Since I've got my servos, I've had two that I set aside for hacking. So, coming to my favorite website for help, I was sorely disappointed when I couldn't seem to find any instructables on how to mod a micro servo. After viewing a few, I went to my workbench and got to work. I was very sur...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:33:13 PST
Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RC-car-for-beginners-Android-control-over-/
Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/1G39/HCB8TBKX/FTI1G39HCB8TBKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/1G39/HCB8TBKX/FTI1G39HCB8TBKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/1G39/HCB8TBKX/FTI1G39HCB8TBKX.SMALL.jpg tolik777 This is a simple project of Android Bluetooth Car with Bluetooth control. Arduino controller is used To control the car used Android-device with a built-in accelerometer. Tilt forward - car goes forward, tilt to the left - car turns to the left, tilt back - car goes back. Speed of movement or ro...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 03:06:39 PST
My Mini Sumobot (500g Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Mini-Sumobot-500g-Prototype/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's my mini sumobot, running for the national sumobot competition (Philippines). After the competition (January 12 & 26) I'l probably release a full step by step tutorial, provided with some old codes. This guide will help you understand and provide you ideas on how a typical sumobot works.  Wha...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 23:20:20 PST
A New Way to Make an Aluminium Alloy Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-New-Way-to-Make-an-Aluminium-Alloy-Robot/
A New Way to Make an Aluminium Alloy Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SMALL.jpg schang10 With modularized mechanical structures, electronic modules, and Arduino programming, I made this aulminium alloy robot with Makeblock. (Now they are on Kickstarter, and many super-value kits are available.)  Tools Tools needed: Screw drivers and a plier. Prepare motors The tank is two motor dr...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:25:49 PST
Robot Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Snake/
Robot Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/UW9M/H8RVD49E/F31UW9MH8RVD49E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/UW9M/H8RVD49E/F31UW9MH8RVD49E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/UW9M/H8RVD49E/F31UW9MH8RVD49E.SMALL.jpg IzzyLink Purpose This project was built for the Things that Think undergraduate/graduate class CSCI 4830-7 and CSCI 7000-7 for the University of Colorado at Boulder.  Our group consisted of one graduate and two undergraduate students.  We worked on the project for 8 weeks, most of the time trying to learn h...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:46:38 PST
123D Scanner - Home made 3D Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Scanner-Home-made-3D-Scanner/
123D Scanner - Home made 3D Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/GX1K/H7URBW9F/FO6GX1KH7URBW9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/GX1K/H7URBW9F/FO6GX1KH7URBW9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/GX1K/H7URBW9F/FO6GX1KH7URBW9F.SMALL.jpg wavegm Hey - have a look at my new project HERE In this project I built a 3D Scanner, that enables generating 3D models of physical objects. The files can later be viewed in 3D software (GLC Player, Sketchup, Rhino, or sites such as http://3dfile.io) and even manipulated into .STL file and 3D printed. T...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 10:32:14 PDT
Building a Doodle Bot kit from DAGU http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Doodle-Bot-kit-from-DAGU/
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:41:46 PDT
How to build your own sugru robot, Fixbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-sugru-robot-Fixbot/
How to build your own sugru robot, Fixbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C99M/H6DWPP2A/F1VC99MH6DWPP2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C99M/H6DWPP2A/F1VC99MH6DWPP2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C99M/H6DWPP2A/F1VC99MH6DWPP2A.SMALL.jpg projectsugru So you saw our video and you've fallen in love with Fixbot, have you? That's okay, it's understandable. We've fallen in love with it too. We have some great news! You can build your own Fixbot too, provided that you're okay with getting your hands dirty and that you have access to a Makerbot / Re...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 04:44:14 PDT
Arduino controlled Ping Pong Balls Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Ping-Pong-Balls-Launcher/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 15:54:41 PDT
Motion Controlled Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-53/
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By: bluebean

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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 17:36:31 PDT
Clusterbot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Clusterbot/
Clusterbot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/NKIK/H5JVXU26/FFXNKIKH5JVXU26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/NKIK/H5JVXU26/FFXNKIKH5JVXU26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/NKIK/H5JVXU26/FFXNKIKH5JVXU26.SMALL.jpg meanpc What is Clusterbot?  He is a small, affordable, autonomous Arduino-powered robot.  He can move, see, avoid obstacles, and makes a melodic chirping sound sometimes. Clusterbot was my first Arduino project, and I think he makes a great project for a beginner.  While building Clusterbot you will learn...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 05:41:40 PDT
Fijibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fijibot/
Fijibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3692/H5ECMV75/F6C3692H5ECMV75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3692/H5ECMV75/F6C3692H5ECMV75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3692/H5ECMV75/F6C3692H5ECMV75.SMALL.jpg mikesoniat Fijibot is an autonomous, self-charging photovore. I built him using a 1.5 liter Fiji Water bottle, an Arduino Uno, 6v solar panel (plus various other parts) from Radio Shack, an Arduino Proto Shield (plus various other parts) from Adafruit, and the wheels and steering arrangement from an RC car. I...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:41:55 PDT
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SMALL.jpg generalgeek314 Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of it with a PING))) ultrasonic sensor.  With the attac...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST