Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:52:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-object-following-robot-the-stalkerb/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:42:37 PDT
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Intelligent-Car-Robot-based-on-Smart-Arduino/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:25:11 PDT
Solar Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rover/
Solar Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SMALL.jpg Wachira Ndaiga IntroductionThe idea behind the Solar Rover was to design a rover that could be solar powered and on top of that, automatically move towards the area of greatest illumination. To enable this, I employed the use of LDRs to detect variations in illumination, send feedback to the microcontroller used a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:54:29 PDT
Person Authentication using Face detection by PC and Microcontroller (PIC, Arduino ,.....) http://www.instructables.com/id/Person-Authentication-using-Face-detection-by-PC-a/
Person Authentication using Face detection by PC and Microcontroller (PIC, Arduino ,.....) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/51NR/HXDPGJ35/F1A51NRHXDPGJ35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/51NR/HXDPGJ35/F1A51NRHXDPGJ35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/51NR/HXDPGJ35/F1A51NRHXDPGJ35.SMALL.jpg Taha Emara In this video, I implemented Person Authentication using Face detection using C# and Emgu (OpenCV wrapperfor C#) and PIC microcontroller connected to serial port.Video
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:55:52 PDT
Fireant Plenum Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireant-Plenum-Robot/
Fireant Plenum Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/115T/HWUJYR64/FTX115THWUJYR64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/115T/HWUJYR64/FTX115THWUJYR64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/115T/HWUJYR64/FTX115THWUJYR64.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 This bot was built to work in plenum and other tight spaces.I built this little guy two years ago to run Cat5/6 and coaxial cable through plenum spaces (open spaces above ceilings and under floors). Over the years he has seen quite a bit of action and has been an asset in any small space that req...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:02:09 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
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-XY-Plotter-v20/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT
Arduino Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rover/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:06:48 PDT
VBNET control of ARDUINO over TCP RS232 http://www.instructables.com/id/VBNET-control-of-ARDUINO-over-TCP-RS232/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:06:43 PDT
Sumo robot + iPad + Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Sumo-robot-iPad-Processing/
Sumo robot + iPad + Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/A0EJ/HVR7VGBE/FZIA0EJHVR7VGBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/A0EJ/HVR7VGBE/FZIA0EJHVR7VGBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/A0EJ/HVR7VGBE/FZIA0EJHVR7VGBE.SMALL.jpg marinjuan01 This project involves the control of a sumo robot, in this case using an iPad, but it could do it with any device that supports iOS or android. Part list For this project you have to use this list of electronics components :1. 1x Arduino board (I use an Arduino Mega)2. 1x Lynxmotion terminator su...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 20:32:56 PDT
2WD VEHICLE AND PROTOTYPING PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/2WD-VEHICLE-AND-PROTOTYPING-PCB/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Mikey, the Robot with Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikey-the-Robot-with-Vision/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 09:13:04 PDT
Scout v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Scout-v10/
Scout v1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/2H4J/HV1KRV71/FN02H4JHV1KRV71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/2H4J/HV1KRV71/FN02H4JHV1KRV71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/2H4J/HV1KRV71/FN02H4JHV1KRV71.SMALL.jpg robodude95 This is Scout...an obstacle avoider that can log temperature and talk!He can talk using a wave shield.The speaker used is rated 1/2W and 8 ohms.For the chassis I used a 4mm thick acrylic sheet (about 22cm X 20cm)...right now the chassis is only temporary as I plan to make a more robust one.I used th...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 08:48:49 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
Mind Controlled Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Mind-Controlled-Robotic-Arm/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:00:05 PDT
How I made a robot- D.S http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-a-robot-DS/ 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 tribute to my teacher- D.S Sir. Building a robot can be complex,and explaining each and every details is almost impossible. So I thought why don't I show you actually how I built the bot. At first lets take a look at some pictures and videos- When I was about to build the bot, ho...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:13:12 PDT
Autonomous AR Parrot Drone 2.0 Flying http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-AR-Parrot-Drone-20-Flying/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 10:21:39 PDT
OmniWorm: an Omni-directional Robot Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/OmniWorm-an-Omni-directional-Robot-Inchworm/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 13:55:49 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
Arduino based RC with two switches(mustache like) for avoiding obstacles http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-RC-with-two-switchesmustache-like-fo/
Arduino based RC with two switches(mustache like) for avoiding obstacles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/09T4/HUAXIIGV/F1L09T4HUAXIIGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/09T4/HUAXIIGV/F1L09T4HUAXIIGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/09T4/HUAXIIGV/F1L09T4HUAXIIGV.SMALL.jpg mikesevd My RCs function is based on two permanently open circuits, one on the left side and one on the right side of the RC, which close when the side bumps on something. A mustache like cable is then pressed on a screw and the closed switch gives the signal to arduino to turn to the opposite side (90 deg...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:52:34 PDT
Basic Quadruped Platform! http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Quadraped-Platform/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:51:53 PDT
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 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
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/
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 Hey there ! If you find my Instructable interesting and helpful then please Vote for me =D ! 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. T...
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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/
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
Make your own low-cost servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-low-cost-servo/
Make your own low-cost servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/V2QX/HSCYAPIU/FQ8V2QXHSCYAPIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/V2QX/HSCYAPIU/FQ8V2QXHSCYAPIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/V2QX/HSCYAPIU/FQ8V2QXHSCYAPIU.SMALL.jpg electro18 I had a problem with some servos which i bought for my arduino but i don't know why , they were making some strange noises and were drawing too much current. So i decided to make my own servos ! . First of all its important to know exactly how a servo works. The servo is mainly a DC motor with a mot...
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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-/
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
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
"Project Launch Platform Robot" Part 1 - The Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Launch-Platform-Robot-Part-1-The-Head/
"Project Launch Platform Robot" Part 1 - The Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/PK7G/HQS4ZJAW/FDSPK7GHQS4ZJAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/PK7G/HQS4ZJAW/FDSPK7GHQS4ZJAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/PK7G/HQS4ZJAW/FDSPK7GHQS4ZJAW.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 Introduction; I am in the process of building a robot that I can attach some of my many projects to and have function off of the robot itself. Instead of making a flat bed on tracks, I thought it could use some personality. This bot will be several serial devices, mostly controlled by several Arduin...
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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/
How to hack your Clocky. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/W6BI/HPZLLRVD/FJ4W6BIHPZLLRVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/W6BI/HPZLLRVD/FJ4W6BIHPZLLRVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/W6BI/HPZLLRVD/FJ4W6BIHPZLLRVD.SMALL.jpg TooManyScooters Clocky is an alarm clock with a difference. When Clocky's alarm goes off, if you don't make Clocky happy, Clocky gets angry and runs away screaming. To shut Clocky up, you have to hunt it down and silence it. After looking at Clocky I thought that it would probably be fairly simple to use Clocky's f...
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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/
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
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/
Insect Bot mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/Y3BR/HOUG0BDX/FG4Y3BRHOUG0BDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/Y3BR/HOUG0BDX/FG4Y3BRHOUG0BDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/Y3BR/HOUG0BDX/FG4Y3BRHOUG0BDX.SMALL.jpg lumi3005 This is my first instructable and I am not native English speaker, so please let me know if there is something not clear enough. I am using the metric unit system. Well, what is the Insect Bot. Actually it's not really an insect because it only has four legs, insects does have six of them, right? H...
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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/
Simple 2WD Robot Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/N8LR/HOUGGUST/F7HN8LRHOUGGUST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/N8LR/HOUGGUST/F7HN8LRHOUGGUST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/N8LR/HOUGGUST/F7HN8LRHOUGGUST.SMALL.jpg Ufactory A small CNC machine is useful when you want to make something mechanical parts by yourself for your robot or other structures. Recently, I have got a small one for myself and use it to make a simple 2WD Robot Chassis quickly. Materials Firstly I have got a PVC board for the main part. Then I ...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 01:23:53 PST