Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:23:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
Robot "Cheaper" http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Cheaper/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:04:17 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
mobile phone control tank chassis FSR15 by Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/mobile-phone-control-tank-chassis-FSR15-by-Bluetoo/
mobile phone control tank chassis FSR15 by Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/AO4V/I0HYRVJ3/FN5AO4VI0HYRVJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/AO4V/I0HYRVJ3/FN5AO4VI0HYRVJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/AO4V/I0HYRVJ3/FN5AO4VI0HYRVJ3.SMALL.jpg yichone Material List:1. Tank chassis;http://www.smartarduino.com/view.php?id=944762. Arduino board;3. Arduino driven board;4. 4 bit display tube;5. battery6. battery box7. acrylic boardyoutube video: http://youtu.be/SnvJM3F5Kz0
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:44:24 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
DIY fan powered boat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fan-powered-boat/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:38:27 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
Robot Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex This whole project started with a dead robot that we wanted to bring back to life. If I've learned anything from Bender, its that there is no better way to rejuvenate a robot than to have it open some beer bottles.The task of controlling a robot to have it interact with specifically shaped objects a...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller : AXIOM ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/AXIOM-ARM/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:20 PDT
Bluetooth RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Car-1/
Bluetooth RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Mon fils possède depuis pas mal de temps une voiture télécommandée (qui a coûté 10 euros) dont il a cassé la télécommande 27Mhz. D'autre part, il se trouve que j'ai fait l'acquisition il y a quelques années d'un ancien boitier de télécommande Playstation complet. Ce projet m'a donc permis d'assemble...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:52:48 PDT
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeblock-Crane-Machine/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 05:15:05 PDT
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Handgesture-controlled-robot-with-robotic-arm/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:40:53 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Driver board Familiarization http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Driver-board-Familiari/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:39:44 PDT
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/
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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/
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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/
Mind Controlled Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/MO3N/HUUXLT29/FKZMO3NHUUXLT29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/MO3N/HUUXLT29/FKZMO3NHUUXLT29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/MO3N/HUUXLT29/FKZMO3NHUUXLT29.SMALL.jpg LeelaKrishna This is a project I did for my Google Science Fair Entry. If you like this please check it out and vote for me when it becomes available. This is a video of the hand being controlled by the brain opening and closing: More videos will be on as soon as I get them uploaded Today, millions ar...
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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/
Autonomous AR Parrot Drone 2.0 Flying - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/QK6B/HTBIOWY6/F1AQK6BHTBIOWY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/QK6B/HTBIOWY6/F1AQK6BHTBIOWY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/QK6B/HTBIOWY6/F1AQK6BHTBIOWY6.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 This instructable will give you an EXTREMELY simple and quick way ( with code written by you! The best part of this project is it only requires the drone and a laptop (mac or windows). No modifications to the drone. I will also show you how to stream the video from the drone onto your laptop. Chec...
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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/
OmniWorm: an Omni-directional Robot Inchworm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/ND44/HUMSA7U0/F86ND44HUMSA7U0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/ND44/HUMSA7U0/F86ND44HUMSA7U0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/ND44/HUMSA7U0/F86ND44HUMSA7U0.SMALL.jpg drewtoby My first Instructable! This tutorial will show you how to build an "Omniworm," or omni-directional robot that is also capable of inchworm-like movement. I have attached two videos below to illustrate:   It can be used as a normal ultrasonic obstacle-avoiding robot until it unfold...
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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/
Basic Quadruped Platform! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/E5P8/HU9UDWOX/F46E5P8HU9UDWOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/E5P8/HU9UDWOX/F46E5P8HU9UDWOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/E5P8/HU9UDWOX/F46E5P8HU9UDWOX.SMALL.jpg BCtech I wanted to make a simple barebones platform that could have something like a raspberry pi connect to it and control it. This way it would be easier to update and have more complex abilities. With the Arduino only concerned with moving the servos with commands from a Raspberry pi. The Raspberry pi c...
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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/
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/7O09/HTS5ATRJ/F1V7O09HTS5ATRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/7O09/HTS5ATRJ/F1V7O09HTS5ATRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/7O09/HTS5ATRJ/F1V7O09HTS5ATRJ.SMALL.jpg Ghild.Zero Hi Everyone, Let me introduce my Friend, MBR-L109R # 12 Servos # Body made from Acrilic # 5 Ultrasonics range finder # Arduino Mega as Controller # 3300 mAh Li-po power source # UBEC 5A as Power supply for servos My First Hexapod That is my MBR-L109Yess !!!"R" at MBR-L109R standi...
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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/
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SMALL.jpg antpgomes Hi everyone This week our students from Computing in the Creative Arts had a public exhibit of their term projects. This project is close to my heart as I worked closely with this particular group of students who despite having very little technical background were deeply passionate about creati...
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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/
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/74PS/HTK5ND84/FKL74PSHTK5ND84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/74PS/HTK5ND84/FKL74PSHTK5ND84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/74PS/HTK5ND84/FKL74PSHTK5ND84.SMALL.jpg jackjackboom EDIT APRIL 14: Sorry guys for the late entry. life has been really hectic lately for me since we had to to replace a sewage pipe buried in the concrete slab our house sits on. But we have made some progress! code is somewhat coming along but it is the hardest part. We also redesigned the frame and n...
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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 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. Tx Rx pair on both rover and Glove ( for bi-directional data transfer ). Why to use joysticks ...
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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/
RC car to Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/2UOT/HT3E0AX0/F1R2UOTHT3E0AX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/2UOT/HT3E0AX0/F1R2UOTHT3E0AX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/2UOT/HT3E0AX0/F1R2UOTHT3E0AX0.SMALL.jpg ando2013 This is the old car. I find an old RC car in my shed. How I turned into a robot? It's simple, I will explain you in next step. The old RC car 1. Removing the casing 2.Removing the circuit. Control To control it I used:  -Arduino UNO  -A motor driver TB6612FNG Power: 8 x 1.5 alkaline battery ...
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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...
By: electro18

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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