Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 May 2015 05:23:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Prototype Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Autopilot/
Prototype 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
Robotic Button Masher Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Button-Masher-Clock/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:21:46 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
Kinect-Based Mimicry Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinect-Based-Mimicry-Robot/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 01:45:53 PDT
Coding Randomness http://www.instructables.com/id/Coding-Randomness/
Coding Randomness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/DYYC/I9ISWHWV/F8WDYYCI9ISWHWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/DYYC/I9ISWHWV/F8WDYYCI9ISWHWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/DYYC/I9ISWHWV/F8WDYYCI9ISWHWV.SMALL.jpg pvowell One of the things that I find interesting playing around with robots is the concept of using a highly structured environment of a computer program to try and simulate random behavior. How can you program something that will truly act randomly? Of course, in the movie I Robot, Dr. Lanning used dual...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 19:11:20 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
Smart robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-robot-1/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:10:47 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
R3: Rolling Red Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SMALL.jpg pvowell My first robot! I built this from the ground up, designing the platform, drive system, sensor array, and programming. I designed it with the idea it would be a flexible platform to experiment with and to be able to add accessories, like the blue LED headlights, which is what the small green breadb...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
How to Make A 2-Wheeled, IR-Controlled, Arduino-Compatible Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-2-Wheeled-IR-Controlled-Arduino-Comp/
How to Make A 2-Wheeled, IR-Controlled, Arduino-Compatible Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/D2W4/I96W3QX4/F7AD2W4I96W3QX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/D2W4/I96W3QX4/F7AD2W4I96W3QX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/D2W4/I96W3QX4/F7AD2W4I96W3QX4.SMALL.jpg gearsngenes This instructable is about how you can make your own robot so that:-It is controlled by an IR remote-You are able to access and modify the code to your heart's content-You can change the robot chassy to any size or shape you choose-We can promote entrepreneurship and maker spirit throughout the engi...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 05:59:19 PDT
Simple Line follower robot using a Actobotics Runt Rover Sprout http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-follwer-using-a-Actobotics-Runt-Rover-/
Simple Line follower robot using a Actobotics Runt Rover Sprout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Y4MU/I9418QCH/FU3Y4MUI9418QCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Y4MU/I9418QCH/FU3Y4MUI9418QCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Y4MU/I9418QCH/FU3Y4MUI9418QCH.SMALL.jpg jscottb Next to obstacle avoiding robots, the most common beginner bot would be a line follower. I myself love line followers, and they are some of my favorite weekend builds. It's just so fun watching a little bot following little black line over and over, but that's just me :-). There are also many practi...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:44:22 PDT
Arduino Robot from Wheeeebot RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-from-Wheeeebot-RC-Car/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:16:49 PDT
Creating a Remote Color Tracking CM-530 Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Remote-Color-Tracking-CM-530-Soccer-Rob/
Creating a Remote Color Tracking CM-530 Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/AMBL/I8YBNXSW/F20AMBLI8YBNXSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/AMBL/I8YBNXSW/F20AMBLI8YBNXSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/AMBL/I8YBNXSW/F20AMBLI8YBNXSW.SMALL.jpg SeanIftody This instructable will cover how to transform a basic CM-530 BIOLOID Robot (which is controlled by either a ZigBee or Bluetooth remote controller) into an remote color tracking soccer playing robot. This project can continue to be improved upon for more functionality by incorporating more sensors a...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:06:01 PDT
Self Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:06:24 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 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
SweeperBot - Roomba-like Robot With Bluetooth (Windows Phone) http://www.instructables.com/id/SweeperBot-Roomba-like-Robot-With-Bluetooth-Window/
SweeperBot - Roomba-like Robot With Bluetooth (Windows Phone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/07QA/I8PQX4EO/F1H07QAI8PQX4EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/07QA/I8PQX4EO/F1H07QAI8PQX4EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/07QA/I8PQX4EO/F1H07QAI8PQX4EO.SMALL.jpg benhur.goncalves INTRODUCTIONAlways wanted a Roomba, but is it too expensive for a piece of plastic? How about inventing your own? I, myself, find vacuum cleaner / sweeper robots too overpriced and overrated. There is nothing absurd in it that you can't make your own. Also, doing something from scratch, to be able t...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:27:57 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
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
mDrawBot - Draw An Egg Using mEggBot Robot From Makeblock! (Part I) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Draw-An-Egg-Using-mEggBot-Robot-From-Makebloc/
mDrawBot - Draw An Egg Using mEggBot Robot From Makeblock! (Part I) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I333/I8R6B87X/FCEI333I8R6B87X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I333/I8R6B87X/FCEI333I8R6B87X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I333/I8R6B87X/FCEI333I8R6B87X.SMALL.jpg spencer.dai.3 I like drawing a lot, on paper, on tablet, on PC, on egg.Years ago when i was in college, my teacher Miss.Hong told me that her daughter was upset because her egg-painting was destroyed by a naughty boy. Miss.Hong knew that i liked drawing, so she asked me whether i would like to help. Of course i s...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:30:27 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
Easy Way To Test IR Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-To-Test-IR-Module/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:34 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
DIY 3-D Printer Servo Robot (BarnabasBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3-D-Printer-Servo-Robot-BarnabasBot/
DIY 3-D Printer Servo Robot (BarnabasBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/4OXU/I88LPDMP/F0N4OXUI88LPDMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/4OXU/I88LPDMP/F0N4OXUI88LPDMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/4OXU/I88LPDMP/F0N4OXUI88LPDMP.SMALL.jpg edwardbarnabas 3-D print your own little robot that can be driven by 3 standard 9 g hobby servos. This is a great tool to introduce kids to robotics. You can drive your robot using littleBits, Arduino, Raspberry PI, LEGO Mindstorms -- or anything that has a servo motor controller! All the 3-D files are provided...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:48:38 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
Bluetooth Controlled Line-Following Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Line-Following-Car/
Bluetooth Controlled Line-Following Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/B5NQ/I87647K8/FW3B5NQI87647K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/B5NQ/I87647K8/FW3B5NQI87647K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/B5NQ/I87647K8/FW3B5NQI87647K8.SMALL.jpg Myoilu This is a tutorial on how to make a small RC car with tunable line following abilities. The design is highly mod-able, allowing one to expand on the design to implement any other abilities desired. The car, as built here, can follow a line approximately 4"-5" in width, but the sensors can be relocat...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 10:24:46 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
Stair Climbing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SMALL.jpg TeamJaeger In this instructable I will show you how to make a very basic stair climbing robot. This is Stair Bear which we (my kids and I ... ok this one was mostly me) built for the ServoCity + Actobotics Stair Climber Challenge. As it turns out we won 1st place! Check out our videos to see it in action. Ma...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
How to get into robotics, programming, Arduino electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-into-robotics-programming-Arduino-elect/
How to get into robotics, programming, Arduino electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/YU4K/I88LJHLK/FJ0YU4KI88LJHLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/YU4K/I88LJHLK/FJ0YU4KI88LJHLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/YU4K/I88LJHLK/FJ0YU4KI88LJHLK.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Robotics integrate all STEM fields and always make each kid crazy. It can help kids get hands-on experience on mechanics, electronics, control system and computer science.However, all robots on the market seem to be expensive, hard to assemble, trouble to wire and complex to program. Our goal is to ...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 08:19:24 PDT
Building a robot that follows your mouse cursor http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-robot-that-follows-your-mouse-cursor/
Building a robot that follows your mouse cursor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6GDM/I85QNDFJ/F9H6GDMI85QNDFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6GDM/I85QNDFJ/F9H6GDMI85QNDFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6GDM/I85QNDFJ/F9H6GDMI85QNDFJ.SMALL.gif IverB In this instructable I will show you how to build and control a robot capable of drawing and writing on a flat surface, as illustrated in the video above. To complete this project you will need: A computer A download of Processing IDE: a simple, free, open-source, program development tool (no i...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 07:26:46 PDT
Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Following-Robot-1/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:33:13 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
Tapster 2.0: Attach Servos to Top Section http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapster-20-Attach-Servos-to-Top-Section/
Tapster 2.0: Attach Servos to Top Section - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/4JI0/I7VQTKZN/FY34JI0I7VQTKZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/4JI0/I7VQTKZN/FY34JI0I7VQTKZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/4JI0/I7VQTKZN/FY34JI0I7VQTKZN.SMALL.jpg Maestro_007 Welcome to the next step for the Tapsterbot! The Tapsterbot 2.0 is an open-source deltabot, which aims to help the testing of mobile applications on real devices (iOS, Android, etc), but which could serve as an excellent introduction to robotics and Arduino.By now you have 3 Servo mounts complete an...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:36:18 PDT
Arduino Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robots/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:09:49 PDT
Tapsterbot 2.0: Print your parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapsterbot-20-Print-your-parts/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:21:32 PDT
Build a self-balancing vehicle with mDrawBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-self-balancing-vehicle-with-mDrawBot/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:12:04 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Arduino Tri-Toed Biped http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tri-Toed-Biped/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:12:56 PDT
Self Aiming and Engaging gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Aiming-and-Engaging-gun/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:31:41 PDT
Biped Fighting Robot (Part 1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Biped-Fighting-Robot-Part-10/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:22:27 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
24V Motor Controller for $24, RC & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/24V-Motor-Controller-for-24-RC-Arduino/
24V Motor Controller for $24, RC & Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/6U2C/I72OY6F8/FJS6U2CI72OY6F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/6U2C/I72OY6F8/FJS6U2CI72OY6F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/6U2C/I72OY6F8/FJS6U2CI72OY6F8.SMALL.jpg charels88 Like many people, I have wanted to use the base of a power wheelchair for remote control projects. However, proper motor controllers are expensive, and I thought there had to be a cheaper solution. I originally bought brushed ESCs (electronic speed controllers) that are omnidirectional but fit wit...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 21:22:45 PDT
Nellie, the Weed Picking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Nellie-the-Weed-Picking-Robot/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:23:43 PST
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/BristleBot-Swarm/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:54:49 PST
Arduino Robot Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-How-To/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:57:43 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
How to use Scratch or Arduino to program a mBot with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mBot-with-Makeblock/
How to use Scratch or Arduino to program a mBot with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/EXN8/I6UNDP83/FJ9EXN8I6UNDP83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/EXN8/I6UNDP83/FJ9EXN8I6UNDP83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/EXN8/I6UNDP83/FJ9EXN8I6UNDP83.SMALL.jpg Vincent_carry A few days ago, I made a robot by Makeblock. We call it mBot---a robot better fit education and home use. It is simple to use, and more affordable. We believe this is the best robotic product in its category. The mBot is designed especially for mBlock to help teachers and kids to have hands-on exper...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:04:55 PST
Remote controlled Robotic Arm (MeArm) using pfodApp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Robotic-Arm-MeArm-using-pfodApp/
Remote controlled Robotic Arm (MeArm) using pfodApp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Z6DW/I5DS4Z25/FB0Z6DWI5DS4Z25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Z6DW/I5DS4Z25/FB0Z6DWI5DS4Z25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Z6DW/I5DS4Z25/FB0Z6DWI5DS4Z25.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis project shows you how to control your MeArm from your Android mobile, using pfodApp. Using sliders on your mobile you can control each of the four servo motors for rotation, up/down, in/out and gripper open/close. Note: There is a problem with the control of this robotic arm which i...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:53:25 PST
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT Version 2 (DIY AVATAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT-Version-2-DIY-AVATAR/
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT Version 2 (DIY AVATAR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/67X4/I5BJ9L2Q/FF867X4I5BJ9L2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/67X4/I5BJ9L2Q/FF867X4I5BJ9L2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/67X4/I5BJ9L2Q/FF867X4I5BJ9L2Q.SMALL.jpg FDW34 I present REGO version 2, (see the version 1 here : http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT... )This new version is made with raspberry-pi, an Arduino, mobile router and Motorized HD camera. The objective of using bricks existing technologies and combine them to create a avatar robot. Thi...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:49:58 PST
CleanBOT- Your DIY floor cleaning robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CleanBOT/
CleanBOT- Your DIY floor cleaning robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SMALL.jpg MosfetN The CleanBOT ( Remote Controlled Autonomous Floor Cleaning Robot) is designed to clean floor in two different ways: with vacuum or active mop. It has auto mode but you can also control it manually by using bluetooth connection and android app.Most parts of the robot are made from electronics garbage...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:21:12 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