Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:18:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 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
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 Bart....a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some major upgrades ever since and giving it some kind of personality and so Bart was made!! The following are the robot's features :- 1.He's wirelessly cont...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 06:36:00 PDT
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 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
RC car to Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-car-to-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:57:44 PDT
Hexapod Arduino Pololu Maestro Servo Controll http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexapod-Arduino-Pololu-Maestro-Servo-Controll/
Hexapod Arduino Pololu Maestro Servo Controll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/0SET/HS9TBVRW/FW80SETHS9TBVRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/0SET/HS9TBVRW/FW80SETHS9TBVRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/0SET/HS9TBVRW/FW80SETHS9TBVRW.SMALL.jpg ossilampe Nach dem mein erster Versuch mit einem Hexapod, daran gescheitert war das die servos zu schwach waren jetzt ein neuer Versuch mit mit 10Kg Servos aus HK. Ausserdem habe ich mich für ein neuen Sevocontroller von Pololu entschieden. Material - Arduino Nano - Pololu Maestro Servo Controll 24 - BEC ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 13:49:09 PDT
LINUS: The line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUS-The-line-following-robot/
LINUS: The line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SMALL.jpg bjkayani This is my attempt at a line following robot. I basically upgraded it as i went so i am just going to give and overview of the build and allow you to use your thinking. I used Lego as the base and then made my own sensor array. The first sensor array had 8 sensors but i realized that only 4 were b...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:32:49 PDT
BIGFOOT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/BIGFOOT-Robot/
BIGFOOT Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SMALL.jpg augustinejinu So I give you The Bigfoot. BIGFOOT stands for Ballistically Improvised Ground Field Operated Omni-purpose Tank (Duh!). If you like to read more about BIGFOOT project, please follow this LINK to my website and feel free to discuss any questions you have here or on my page thread.    Bigfoot is a ro...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:14:07 PDT
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
Make your own low-cost servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-low-cost-servo/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:24:40 PST
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
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
"Project Launch Platform Robot" Part 1 - The Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Launch-Platform-Robot-Part-1-The-Head/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:54:18 PST
An Arduino-powered 4-axis parallel-mechanism robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-powered-4-axis-parallel-mechanism-robot/
An Arduino-powered 4-axis parallel-mechanism robot arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/63LI/HQLO52ND/FGD63LIHQLO52ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/63LI/HQLO52ND/FGD63LIHQLO52ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/63LI/HQLO52ND/FGD63LIHQLO52ND.SMALL.jpg Ufactory uArm is a miniature 4-axis parallel-mechanism robot arm, modeled after the ABB PalletPack IRB460 industrial robot arm. It is made up of laser cut acrylic or wood parts, powered by standard RC hobby servos, and controlled by an Arduino-compatible board. The basic design is Arduino-controlled, using...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 06:04:07 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 7 of 9): Universal Joint for Chainsaw Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-7-of-9-Universal-Joint-for-Ch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:57:45 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 4 of 9): Polycarbonate Robot Impact Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-4-of-9-Polycarbonate-Robot-Im/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:51:37 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 3 of 9): Kids Bike Destruction for Robotic Arm Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-3-of-9-Kids-Bike-Destruction-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:49:28 PST
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield, with printed motor-wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-vacuum-cleaner-robot-controlled-by-Arduino-w-1/
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield, with printed motor-wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/EYHA/HQCWGMBG/FPZEYHAHQCWGMBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/EYHA/HQCWGMBG/FPZEYHAHQCWGMBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/EYHA/HQCWGMBG/FPZEYHAHQCWGMBG.SMALL.jpg revrekad Floor vacuum cleaner robot. Version #17. Attempt to make it more simple. The robot is moved by small DC motors built-in motor-wheels printed on 3D printer: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:225576 Components: Arduino with motor-motor-shield; Turbine for computer cooler, 5 Volts; Two DC motor-wheels;...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:19:55 PST
Robotic Arm (Wichita State Robotics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-Wichita-State-Robotics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q6JP/HQEA3IVS/FRUQ6JPHQEA3IVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q6JP/HQEA3IVS/FRUQ6JPHQEA3IVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q6JP/HQEA3IVS/FRUQ6JPHQEA3IVS.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane Hello, I am Austin Crane and i am the president of a Robotics Team at Wichita State University. This semester was the first official semester that RIG ( Robotic Implementations Group) was a registered student organization. Because we were so new to the Student Government and the politics of Student ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:39:51 PST
How to hack your Clocky. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-your-Clocky/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:29:03 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
GSM Based Versatile Robotic Vehicle Using PIC Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Based-Versatile-Robotic-Vehicle-Using-PIC-Micr/
GSM Based Versatile Robotic Vehicle Using PIC Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SMALL.jpg be-Abee This project is designed to develop as a robotic vehicle that can be controlled by a cell phones. DTMF commands from a phone send to another cell phone which is mounted on the robotic vehicle. These commands are fed to a PIC microcontroller of 8-bit architecture to operate the vehicle movement throu...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:37:06 PST
2-Wheel Self Balancing Robot by using Arduino and MPU6050 http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Wheel-Self-Balancing-Robot-by-using-Arduino-and-/
2-Wheel Self Balancing Robot by using Arduino and MPU6050 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2KFU/HPCLKNUG/FHD2KFUHPCLKNUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2KFU/HPCLKNUG/FHD2KFUHPCLKNUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2KFU/HPCLKNUG/FHD2KFUHPCLKNUG.SMALL.jpg Ufactory 2-Wheel Self Balancing Robot by using Arduino and MPU6050. Use Arduino as the controller and sensor MPU6050 to control the balance. Just add a simple Serial Bluetooth module and use a  Bluetooth Serial Controller APP for Android Phone to make the remote control. In the first version, the controlle...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:36:47 PST
Add an ultrasonic sonar to the robot vacuum cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-ultrasonic-sonar-to-the-robot-vacuum-cleane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/3SI9/HPAOYTWV/FWB3SI9HPAOYTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/3SI9/HPAOYTWV/FWB3SI9HPAOYTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/3SI9/HPAOYTWV/FWB3SI9HPAOYTWV.SMALL.jpg revrekad Sonar LV-MaxSonar-EZ1 is tested. More than one sonar can be connected such way. Controlled by Arduino with motor shield. Sonar is connected to analog input pin. Project is on GitHub https://github.com/satr/Robot-vacuum-cleaner-controlled-by-Arduino-and-motor-shield 
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:22:26 PST
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-vacuum-cleaner-robot-controlled-by-Arduino-w/
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/UI1J/HP8OKRNI/F3SUI1JHP8OKRNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/UI1J/HP8OKRNI/F3SUI1JHP8OKRNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/UI1J/HP8OKRNI/F3SUI1JHP8OKRNI.SMALL.jpg revrekad Floor vacuum cleaner robot. Version #16. This version accumulated positive experience from previous versions. Materials and components: 1. Arduino board; 2. Arduino Motor shield; 3. Two motors with gearboxes (3 Volts, ~100 RPM); 4. Two wheels or two aluminium cans; 5. Computer cooler turbine fan (5...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:33:05 PST
Insect Bot mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot-mini/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:55:34 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
Simple 2WD Robot Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2WD-Robot-Chassis/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 01:23:53 PST
Hex Bug spider with a brain (autonomous robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hex-Bug-spider-with-a-brain-autonomous-robot/
Hex Bug spider with a brain (autonomous robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/8JID/HO7XHYLX/FOS8JIDHO7XHYLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/8JID/HO7XHYLX/FOS8JIDHO7XHYLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/8JID/HO7XHYLX/FOS8JIDHO7XHYLX.SMALL.jpg arduino 123 In this instruct able, I will show you how to transform a normal hex bug spider, to an intelligent robot with sensors on it. Parts and materials Parts : (1) a Hex bug spider (2) A Ping ultrasonic distance sensor (3) a prototyping Arduino shield  (4) An Arduino uno (5) 9 volt battery clip (6...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 08:15:59 PST
Arduino and Rover5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-And-Rover5/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:02:07 PST
How to make a robot that can play Tower of Hanoi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-that-can-play-Tower-of-Hanoi/
How to make a robot that can play Tower of Hanoi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/YLWO/HNXRT9ZU/F27YLWOHNXRT9ZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/YLWO/HNXRT9ZU/F27YLWOHNXRT9ZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/YLWO/HNXRT9ZU/F27YLWOHNXRT9ZU.SMALL.jpg Makerworks On September, I have built a robot that can play Tower of Hanoi by Makeblock. And we took it to the World Maker Faire New York 2013. For more information, you can visit here. Getting Started Recently I have rebuilt a new one. This instructable, How to make a robot that can play Tower of Hanoi,...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 02:30:08 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 Makeblock Small Tank with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Makeblock-Small-Tank-with-Ultrasonic/
How to make a Makeblock Small Tank with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/RRVF/HN82NMUK/FA2RRVFHN82NMUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/RRVF/HN82NMUK/FA2RRVFHN82NMUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/RRVF/HN82NMUK/FA2RRVFHN82NMUK.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Makeblock Small Tank with Ultrasonic Sensor is a simple Makeblock robot. It is easy to build and control. If you have bought the starter kit with Me-BaseBoard go visit the instruction page below: Me-Baseboard Robot Tank For more information, please visit Makeblock website here. Getting St...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:26:28 PDT
How to make a Makeblock Remote Control 2WD Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Makeblock-Remote-Control-2WD-Robot/
How to make a Makeblock Remote Control 2WD Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/3LBR/HN82GS3T/FSK3LBRHN82GS3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/3LBR/HN82GS3T/FSK3LBRHN82GS3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/3LBR/HN82GS3T/FSK3LBRHN82GS3T.SMALL.jpg Makerworks The Makeblock Remote Control 2WD Robot is a simple Makeblock robot. It is easy to build and control. We use a infrared remote control to control this robot. If you have bought the starter kit with Me-BaseBoard go visit the instruction page below: Me-Baseboard 2WD Robot For more information, p...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:25:18 PDT
Arduino Sumorobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sumorobot/
Arduino Sumorobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/6UPC/HN81YKKA/F4F6UPCHN81YKKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/6UPC/HN81YKKA/F4F6UPCHN81YKKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/6UPC/HN81YKKA/F4F6UPCHN81YKKA.SMALL.jpg tsunx This is a tutorial to build your own Sumorobot using Arduino. It can be either programmed over USB or Bluetooth. There is a report and poster about the project on sharelatex. The gallery is publicly available in google+. The project presentation and workshop presentation can be found on google drive...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 08:23:19 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 Track your Robot with OpenCV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Track-your-Robot-with-OpenCV/
How to Track your Robot with OpenCV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/JDNH/HLZROGPZ/FZ2JDNHHLZROGPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/JDNH/HLZROGPZ/FZ2JDNHHLZROGPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/JDNH/HLZROGPZ/FZ2JDNHHLZROGPZ.SMALL.jpg Ladvien UPDATE: I have tweaked the code in these instructions into a Python module. Muuuch easier to use. http://letsmakerobots.com/node/38883 These are redneck instructions on how to control a robot with a static webcam for under 50 USD. I'm a robot builder and I got tired of seeing universities play ro...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 17:31:41 PDT
cheap DIY robot hand shadow kit - robot that shadows the movement of your hand http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-DIY-robot-hand-shadow-kit-robot-that-shadows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SMALL.jpg something1 If you guys want to see more kits from me please support me here  http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-me-build-a-electronics-lab/piad http://www.clubjameco.com/index.php/projects/project_details/24/21110 buy it here http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=-1...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:33:51 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
Floor vacuum cleaner robot. Version #13 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-vacuum-cleaner-robot-Version-13/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/PQIN/HLJUXF01/F4CPQINHLJUXF01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/PQIN/HLJUXF01/F4CPQINHLJUXF01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/PQIN/HLJUXF01/F4CPQINHLJUXF01.SMALL.jpg revrekad This robot has vertical container which collects dust using 12 volts cooler turbine.  Most parts were bought on eBay. It is controlled by Arduino board with very simple algorithm. 3 to 6 volts motors are used for moving. H-Bridge motor driver on HG7881 - a board controlling motors. Base was made...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:09:56 PDT
ArduMower Do it yourself robotic mower! http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduMower-Do-it-yourself-robotic-mower/
ArduMower Do it yourself robotic mower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/LVO1/HLIDBZ4K/FN4LVO1HLIDBZ4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/LVO1/HLIDBZ4K/FN4LVO1HLIDBZ4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/LVO1/HLIDBZ4K/FN4LVO1HLIDBZ4K.SMALL.jpg ArduMower Everyone knows them, some already have one: a robotic mower! You can purchase them, sometimes they are ‘intelligent’, sometimes they are simply silly. Very often, they are missing an important piece: adding your own ideas to the robot’s ‘brain’. That’s the idea of this project (’Ardumower’): Making ...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 10:23:04 PDT
WiFly RN-XV Module - Wireless Arduino Board Tutorial - Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFly-RN-XV-Module-Wireless-Arduino-Board-Tutorial/
WiFly RN-XV Module - Wireless Arduino Board Tutorial - Intro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/BLI6/HKVLJXZB/FWLBLI6HKVLJXZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/BLI6/HKVLJXZB/FWLBLI6HKVLJXZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/BLI6/HKVLJXZB/FWLBLI6HKVLJXZB.SMALL.jpg dmillsap06 Have you ever wanted to make your arduino have wireless ability? Wanted to connect your robot to your wireless router for access via your local network? Follow this little tutorial I've put together and you'll be on your way in no time! Things you'll need: - Arduino Board (I use a Mega 2560) - WiFl...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:01:22 PDT
Android controlled RC Vehicle with real-time Video via Bluetooth & Wi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-controlled-RC-Vehicle-with-real-time-Video/
Android controlled RC Vehicle with real-time Video via Bluetooth & Wi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/UKQE/HK6XB1K8/F27UKQEHK6XB1K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/UKQE/HK6XB1K8/F27UKQEHK6XB1K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/UKQE/HK6XB1K8/F27UKQEHK6XB1K8.SMALL.jpg tolik777 On the Internet there are many articles on the use of RC cars with IP or Web-based camera. But most of them used a laptop or an internal router with Open-WRT or DD-WRT firmware. View the video and control of the RC car in such projects usually implemented with a PC or Laptop. In this article describ...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:24:03 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
Arduino Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Synopsis/
Arduino Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/HX3G/HKZAVBHC/FXWHX3GHKZAVBHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/HX3G/HKZAVBHC/FXWHX3GHKZAVBHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/HX3G/HKZAVBHC/FXWHX3GHKZAVBHC.SMALL.jpg davidhend This is my first robot that relies on calculations to position the servos vs. relying on pre-programmed sequences. I chose a quadruped to help keep the cost down. Build Time                         8 weeks Weight                               2 Pounds 14 Oz. Dimensions                      8 i...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:29:18 PDT
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT (DIY AVATAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT-DIY-AVATAR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/ZL5B/HJAI6C6G/F2TZL5BHJAI6C6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/ZL5B/HJAI6C6G/F2TZL5BHJAI6C6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/ZL5B/HJAI6C6G/F2TZL5BHJAI6C6G.SMALL.jpg FDW34 I present REGO, the objective of using bricks existing technologies and combine them to create a avatar robot. This robot will allow us to see, hear, move around and chat with people around the robot from a simple Web browser, so from anywhere in the world. [Je vous présente REGO, le but est d'uti...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 15:44:13 PDT
GPS Guided Autonomous Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-Guided-Autonomous-Rover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/CHH6/HJ5ZQRNM/FP3CHH6HJ5ZQRNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/CHH6/HJ5ZQRNM/FP3CHH6HJ5ZQRNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/CHH6/HJ5ZQRNM/FP3CHH6HJ5ZQRNM.SMALL.jpg bluebean For a group Project we were required to build a Rover that would follow a predetermined track using GPS coordinates. Extensive details are listed in the report attached at the bottom of the page. by Josh Berman, Terry Bugai, Kent Salmon and Mayur Chiba exerpt from the technical report attached: ...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:35:56 PDT
Makeblock Walle http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeblock-Walle/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 23:51:46 PDT
Tower Pro SG 90 Micro Servo Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tower-Pro-SG-90-Micro-Servo-Hack/
Tower Pro SG 90 Micro Servo Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/FAV5/HIGFAYJN/FJQFAV5HIGFAYJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/FAV5/HIGFAYJN/FJQFAV5HIGFAYJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/FAV5/HIGFAYJN/FJQFAV5HIGFAYJN.SMALL.jpg arduinodude11 Hi there! This instructable contains the comprehensive instructions of how you can hack a tower pro SG 90 micro servo for continuous rotation.  Why? Micro servos can be used as robot wheels and are more convenient for such applications. This is due to the fact that micro servos have a certain figu...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 08:51:38 PDT