Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 18:52:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Autopilot/
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Here's how to build an autopilot which can steer an RC boat to waypoints! It's easy to build, based on the popular Arduino platform, and great for hobbyists who want some soldering practice! With this autopilot, an RC boat can go long distances without any human intervention, like an autonomous dron...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:44 PDT
Bumbley - The little servo robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumbley-The-little-servo-robot/
Bumbley - The little servo robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SMALL.jpg jscottb Meet Bumbley, a little lost bot from the planet Teekmar'd - a small world that orbits Wolf 359. Bumbley likes to find good hiding places and avoid human contact at all cost! He can only see in infrared, so needs your help. So please help him find a good hiding place!!! :-)Bumbley is a servo driven ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:22:48 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Motion Activated Gun Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Gun-Turret/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:14:04 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SMALL.jpg sidgupta Bipeds are really cool because they are by far the most recognizable kind of robot. Companies have spent decades and millions to make these things. I've been wanting to make a bipedal bot for sometime now but most of them need a lot of motors and are pretty expensive to make. I managed to make a sim...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-avoider-robot-the-using-Actobotics-R/
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SMALL.jpg jscottb There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a kit and other items such as an Arduino controller, motor driver and sensors from eBay or other vendors. The chassis kit I use for thi...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:57 PDT
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Erbbie-Desktop-Smart-Garden/
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward Erbbie, pronounced Kirby with an "H", is a DIY desktop smart garden designed to give everyone a green thumb. Made from an up-cycled mason jar, plastic water bottle, acrylic and an Arudino, Erbbie is a great project for makers of any age and skill set. Designed to be built in less than 5 hours Erbbie...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:15:09 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
Musical Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg The first video is a demo of my first approach which gives a more versatile motion and the second video corresponds to the demo for the second approach. Go through both videos and there respective explanations in the last couple of steps. The idea for this project is inspired from various musical ro...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Pneumatic-Button-Pusher/
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SMALL.jpg MrTinkerer The head of electrical engineering came up to me and said we needed to torture test the buttons of a circuit board they designed. They needed round the clock button pressing for several days to test the endurance of mechanical switches, the button rubber pads, and the protective film that is adhered...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:09:58 PDT
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Arduino-Powered-Pet-Feeder/
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SMALL.jpg dodgey99 This is my automatic pet feeder. Powered by arduino, using a 3D printed auger, and programmable with two feeding times with a user set quantity of food, with a battery backed up internal clock.My cats drive me nuts in the morning begging for food so I decided it was time to robotize feeding timeI go...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:36:36 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Using-555-Timer-IC/
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SMALL.jpg chienline I am living in a small town, 60 miles away from province capital city. It is impossible for me to get a motor driver to start a robot or RC project. Even if I wanted to build my own motor driver, it is hard to find the chips such as L298 Dual H-Bridge. What about online shop? In many cases, the ship...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:22:35 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/BristleBot-Swarm/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:54:49 PST
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
DIY Laptop Controlled Robot v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Controlled-Robot/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:44:22 PST
Inch Worm Soft Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Inch-Worm-Soft-Robot/
Inch Worm Soft Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SMALL.jpg jcee52 (Time-lapsed videos above of Inch Worm Soft Robot)A few months back, I saw the videos of Matthew Borgatti’s soft robots (videos below) and was really captivated by them. They inspired me to think about building a soft robot using pneumatic pressure for locomotion, but as a newbie to both Arduino a...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:32:12 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired electric 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 How to make a 4-legged walking robot using Actobotics parts from ServoCity.com:The workhorse of this robot, and what makes it relatively easy to build, are the servoblocks from Actobotics. These nifty components let you use standard hobby servos for high torque applications by providing a solid alum...
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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/
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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/
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Thus far, I've shown you how to create wheels out of household items, several motorized chassis out of cardboard, and a couple of simple and effective light sensors. Now, one of the last major pieces is about to fall into place.Almost every robot needs to power a motor of some sort or another. Probl...
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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/
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/
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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
How to make a remote controlled Robotic Hand with Arduino 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-/
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/
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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/
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