Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino http://www.instructables.com Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:24:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Create a Robotics simulator using Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Robotics-simulator-using-Processing/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:39:17 PDT
Build a multi-controlled high precision desktop robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-multi-controlled-high-precision-desktop-ro/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:16:01 PDT
SELF BALANCING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Witty-Robot/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:52:56 PDT
Arduino based 4WD Bluetooth Microbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-4WD-Bluetooth-Microbot/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:37:10 PDT
Micro Robot (5cm cube) http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Robot-5cm-cube/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:28:16 PDT
Mobile controlled robotic car using arduino and DTMF http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-controlled-robotic-car-using-arduino-and-DT/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:23:54 PDT
Controlling a Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stewart-Platform/
Controlling a Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SMALL.jpg felix.ros.7 The Stewart Platform (aka octahedral hexapod) has been around since the fifties. Since that time people have been reinventing this platform over and over again. I experienced the same problem and this motivated me to make this instructable.The main problem when building these platforms is how to con...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
Strandbeest Photovore Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Photovore-Robot/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 21:33:37 PDT
ROAMING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/ROAMING-ROBOT/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 05:02:41 PDT
universal robot platform http://www.instructables.com/id/universal-robot-platform/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:29:14 PDT
An Arduino Shield That Converts Your Radio Controlled Car into a Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-Shield-That-Converts-Your-Radio-Control/
An Arduino Shield That Converts Your Radio Controlled Car into a Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/M6EO/IB4AJYH3/FRHM6EOIB4AJYH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/M6EO/IB4AJYH3/FRHM6EOIB4AJYH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/M6EO/IB4AJYH3/FRHM6EOIB4AJYH3.SMALL.jpg dan.harres.5 I've seen a bunch of Instructables that describe how a radio-controlled car can be converted to a robot. Most of these require that the R/C car's receiver board be modified so that the RF section of the receiver is bypassed with the Left/Right/Forward/Backward signals coming from a microcontroller ...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:34:42 PDT
JALC Boat, Aquatic Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/JALC-Boat-Aquatic-Robot-Platform/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:50:39 PDT
Zoio-Laser Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoio-Laser-Project/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:08:54 PDT
EROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/EROBOT/
EROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/MUPO/IB4A3SPG/FARMUPOIB4A3SPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/MUPO/IB4A3SPG/FARMUPOIB4A3SPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/MUPO/IB4A3SPG/FARMUPOIB4A3SPG.SMALL.jpg kalyanbojanapu Introduction:This is a series of How-Tos that showcase the use on Intel Edison Development board powering Vex Robotics motors and building different types of real autonomous robots during the series. Part of the series will also showcase on how to control the Robots remotely from an IoT server eithe...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:51:30 PDT
Make A Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Walking-Robot/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:23:44 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
Remote control Gripper bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-Gripper-bot/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 21:56:21 PDT
Autonomous Line follower robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Line-follower-robot/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 04:59:08 PDT
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/MCU-1-A-budget-conscious-Intel-Edison-MCU-based-Ro/
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SMALL.jpg maswani Small video showing obstacle avoidance and few button based commands via bluetooth. Summary This project will build a simple rover car which can be controlled by an android smart app using voice or button based commands remotely. The smart app connects to a bluetooth serial module on the rover c...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:11:22 PDT
Making InMoov Move http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-InMoov-Move/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 22:07:02 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Controlled-Robot-Rover-With-Live-Str/
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SMALL.jpg Mahmoud Alaa WARNING: THIS INSTRUCTABLE CONTAINS A SUPER AWESOME CONTENT SO BE AWARE. Did you ever wanted to make super awesome robot or rover controlled wirelessly with your mobile device?! Did you ever wanted to make something look a like mars rover or something?!Did you ever wanted a spy robot?!If your answ...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:23:40 PDT
Simple multi-mode 4wd Rover JR-001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-multi-mode-4wd-Rover-JR-001/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:21:36 PDT
AUTONOMOUS PLASTIC TRASH DISPOSALDRONE -THE TRASH-BOT http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTONOMOUS-PLASTIC-TRASH-DISPOSALDRONE-THE-TRASH-B/
AUTONOMOUS PLASTIC TRASH DISPOSALDRONE -THE TRASH-BOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/I539/IA760VA3/FWJI539IA760VA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/I539/IA760VA3/FWJI539IA760VA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/I539/IA760VA3/FWJI539IA760VA3.SMALL.jpg sathishk12 To build anautomatic trash robot using Arduino-microcontroller and special robotic technologies which detects and collects the plastic stuffs automatically and process it. So this reduces the requirement of manual clearance of plastic waste, to clean up this debris etc. INTRODUCTION Plastics are ...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 21:46:29 PDT
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
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/
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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/
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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...
By: jscottb

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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/
Arduino Robot from Wheeeebot RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/92YE/I8ZQYG47/FJ792YEI8ZQYG47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/92YE/I8ZQYG47/FJ792YEI8ZQYG47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/92YE/I8ZQYG47/FJ792YEI8ZQYG47.SMALL.jpg rborsuk Want to get started with robots and Arduino's but don't know where to go? Here's a quick way to build a robot using an RC car, an Arduino UNO and a Motor Shield from SeeedStudio. The fun thing about this build is that the Wheeee-mote car only has one motor in it. The gearbox is designed so that w...
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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...
By: SeanIftody

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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/
Self Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/O84B/I8VGQR0P/FFNO84BI8VGQR0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/O84B/I8VGQR0P/FFNO84BI8VGQR0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/O84B/I8VGQR0P/FFNO84BI8VGQR0P.SMALL.jpg Pathikrit It is a self obstacle avoiding robot. It uses two ping sensors for obstacle detection. It uses a Adafruit L293D Motor Shield to power four high torque 12volt motors. It also feawtures a Arduino UNO R3 as a microcontroller to control the complete robot. Materials Needed The following materials are...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:06:24 PDT
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Robot-Chassis-using-Actobotics/
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SMALL.jpg jscottb From my early childhood I have loved robots. The first movie robots I remember ever really liking first, where the three bots from "Silent Running" (still one of my favorite movies!) Those goofy little walking boxes peaked my interest in robots and robot building. Over the years I have planed many b...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:44 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this Instructable I will show you how to build a robot that is controlled via Bluetooth using a keyboard, has a graphical user interface built with processing that displays the input from the keyboard and actually turns the whole bushiness into a great fun, and It's also economical to build. I've...
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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/
Motion Activated Gun Turret - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos In this project I am going to show you how to use motorized nerf guns and water guns to make automated gun turrets that you can use to shoot your friends. The gun is controlled with an Infrared Motion Sensor and an Arduino microcontroller. The motion sensor detects when someone walks in front of the...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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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/
Easy Way To Test IR Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/ST49/I8G5T6HO/FWKST49I8G5T6HO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/ST49/I8G5T6HO/FWKST49I8G5T6HO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/ST49/I8G5T6HO/FWKST49I8G5T6HO.SMALL.jpg Electronicslovers Hi guys today i will show you that How to Test IR Module Everyone Need to first Make sure that IR module is working Perfectly or Not before Soldering .Components Required : IR Module BC547Resitor 470 ohm,1k9v BatteryLM7805 ICRed Led + BuzzerTwo 10uf capacitors and One 100nf capacitor Circuit Diag...
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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...
By: Myoilu

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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