Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:56:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
DR1: Discovery Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/I73D/I00TKZLQ/FJYI73DI00TKZLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/I73D/I00TKZLQ/FJYI73DI00TKZLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/I73D/I00TKZLQ/FJYI73DI00TKZLQ.SMALL.jpg fxxxx DR1 is a rover robot with Arduino Core. Many robots on the Internet are designed to solve a determined problem, such as localization, light following, obstacles detection.The purpose of this project was to create a robot which includes all those features and much more... All this in a relatively sma...
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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/
Robot Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex This whole project started with a dead robot that we wanted to bring back to life. If I've learned anything from Bender, its that there is no better way to rejuvenate a robot than to have it open some beer bottles.The task of controlling a robot to have it interact with specifically shaped objects a...
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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/
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SMALL.jpg mysqo With this robot, you control everything with your hand, even the robotic arm! The hand gestures can be programmed differently. Long range with Xbee communcation! Parts needed Arduino Uno x2 - http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc...Xbee S2 x2 - https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11217...
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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/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SMALL.jpg Gabry295 This is my school project for the 5th year of high school (I'm Italian, we have 5 years of high school).It consists in an artificial hand controlled by a glove with flex sensors. The artificial hand reproduces the movements of the hand with the control glove, wirelessly. The hand and the glove work...
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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/
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SMALL.jpg electro18 What is it capable of ? 1. It can be controlled using gestures. 2. It can Send temperature , object distance , battery level , etc. values to the glove ( LCD ). 3. Can run on 45+ degree angle. 4. Tx Rx pair on both rover and Glove ( for bi-directional data transfer ). Why to use joysticks ...
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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-/
Arduino Self-Balance Controller using DIGITAL IMU, at last! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn What is it? DIY Segway/balance controller with modern DIGITAL IMU sensor. Software for an Arduino that allows it to read position data from one of the newer DIGITAL accelerometer/gyroscope units, processes the data using Kalman Filtering (the really clever one) and then sends control signals to a m...
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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/
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SMALL.jpg wyw0424 Project Introduction: I am using Makeblock stuff to make a three wheels drive vehicle. I think this 3WD vehicle can be used as your robot chassis. It is very straight forward and you can easily pick it up from the insturction illustrated in my pictures. Let me show you what I have done. You can wri...
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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/
Arduino bot Android remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SMALL.jpg donmatito Hello there, In this instructable I would like to explore the connection between Arduino and Android. Both are open, easy-to-program environment (well, Android not so easy, but quite), and the interaction between them allows interesting human-to-device interaction. The goal here is to drive ...
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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/
How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/0HS9/HNE3XR81/F460HS9HNE3XR81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/0HS9/HNE3XR81/F460HS9HNE3XR81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/0HS9/HNE3XR81/F460HS9HNE3XR81.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It's super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. ...
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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/
How to make a Ball Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CXLJ/HMMF0WV0/FHICXLJHMMF0WV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CXLJ/HMMF0WV0/FHICXLJHMMF0WV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CXLJ/HMMF0WV0/FHICXLJHMMF0WV0.SMALL.jpg Ufactory Last year, I have made this ball balancing robot.It can stand on a ball stable by the balance system of itself. There is only one connect point between the robot and the ground, so it is more flexible than the traditional wheeled robot. It can move to any directions without turn. For the tr...
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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/
Making Music with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8YSH/HHS9SZS5/F5J8YSHHHS9SZS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8YSH/HHS9SZS5/F5J8YSHHHS9SZS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8YSH/HHS9SZS5/F5J8YSHHHS9SZS5.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It's super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. ...
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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/
Robotic Spider V8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45N2/HCJO5OAM/F8M45N2HCJO5OAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45N2/HCJO5OAM/F8M45N2HCJO5OAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45N2/HCJO5OAM/F8M45N2HCJO5OAM.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC I needed a project that would use all my servos, so I decided to make the do-nothing, worthless spider. If you have fischertechnik and servos to waste, this is the project for you! Really, this flopping spider makes for a great learning project. The main goal of this project is to teach the fundamen...
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
BaW-Bot Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body http://www.instructables.com/id/BaW-Bot-Part-2-Build-the-motor-controller-body/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 09:00:03 PDT
The Revenge of the Yellow Drum Machine (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Revenge-of-the-Yellow-Drum-Machine-Arduino/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 09:06:17 PDT
Arduino Solar Tracking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracking-Robot/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:31:11 PDT
Hack Your Hasbro R2D2 With an IOIO Microcontroller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Hasbro-R2D2-With-an-IOIO-Microcontroller/
Hack Your Hasbro R2D2 With an IOIO Microcontroller! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/W92I/H2WESV25/F3XW92IH2WESV25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/W92I/H2WESV25/F3XW92IH2WESV25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/W92I/H2WESV25/F3XW92IH2WESV25.SMALL.jpg evolvingmonkeys My wife bought me a Hasbro Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid for my birthday a few years ago after I said how much fun it would be to hack it and I've finally managed to get inside and start playing!  Although the built-in voice control functions are fun and cool to play with, and our 2 year old lov...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 04:23:00 PDT
Arduino Nano based Microbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-based-Microbot/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 12:09:33 PDT
DIY Mod an Omnibot 80's Robot with Voice, Camera, Servos, Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-Omnibot-Voice-Camera-Servos-Bluetooth/
DIY Mod an Omnibot 80's Robot with Voice, Camera, Servos, Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/7R3K/GJQEBINQ/FJQ7R3KGJQEBINQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/7R3K/GJQEBINQ/FJQ7R3KGJQEBINQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/7R3K/GJQEBINQ/FJQ7R3KGJQEBINQ.SMALL.jpg djsures *Check back for more updates on this build :) So, have you heard of the Omnibot? Well! Any kid from the 80's will remember how amazing this robot was. For you young kids, this robot was released in the early 80's by Tomy. The robot was "programmable", in the sense that the actions were recorded to ...
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:51:06 PST
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Four-Legged-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:47:20 PDT
Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor for $2.42 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Attiny13-based-IR-proximity-sensor-for-2/
Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor for $2.42 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SMALL.jpg dustinandrews NOTE: The diagram is wrong. The sense pin goes on pin 6 (one more to the left), not pin 5. I'll update the diagrams soon. Thanks to brmccollum for the correction. (Diagrams now fixed) This is an extremely cheap IR proximity sensor you can make with a few cheap parts and an AVR programmer. I use an ...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 23:28:50 PDT
Light Seeking R.C Car Hack (with Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-RC-Car-Hack-with-Arduino/
Light Seeking R.C Car Hack (with Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/VC8I/H0OJ2LSM/FJ0VC8IH0OJ2LSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/VC8I/H0OJ2LSM/FJ0VC8IH0OJ2LSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/VC8I/H0OJ2LSM/FJ0VC8IH0OJ2LSM.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox Creating a robotics platform from scratch takes allot of work and a few dollars. Buying a ready built one is easy but costs allot of money (at least for me). So instead I decided to piggy back off of the companies who make remote control cars. This is a great because it comes ready made with two h-b...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 21:31:35 PDT
Mobile Earth Rover One - 3.5G Exploration http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Earth-Rover-35G-Exploration/
Mobile Earth Rover One - 3.5G Exploration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/DT3D/H19RHE6J/F9KDT3DH19RHE6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/DT3D/H19RHE6J/F9KDT3DH19RHE6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/DT3D/H19RHE6J/F9KDT3DH19RHE6J.SMALL.jpg aldricnegrier If you can’t explore the Moon or Mars … you can always explore your neighborhood! The main goal of this project is to alter a remote controlled vehicle and control it via Internet Telerobotics using the Mobile Telephone Network (WWAN - Wireless Wide Area Network) 3.5G or 4G (Long Term Evolution) an...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 10:28:40 PDT