Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - arduino http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:24:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
Musical Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg The first video is a demo of first approach which gives a more versatile motion and the second video corresponds to the demo for the second approach. Go through both videos to and there respective explanations in the last couple of steps. The idea for this project is inspired from various musical ro...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
QuadBot: Four legged robot http://www.instructables.com/id/QuadBot/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:31:32 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/
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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/
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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/
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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 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Controlled-Robot/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:44:22 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot-4/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09:38:05 PST
Bolly and my kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolly-and-my-kids/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:43:24 PST
Inch Worm Soft Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Inch-Worm-Soft-Robot/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:32:12 PST
Guard Dog and Mailman Scenario with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Guard-Dog-and-Mailman-Scenario-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:53:37 PST
Jansen Linkage Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Jansen-Linkage-Robot/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:00:47 PST
QuirkBot walker http://www.instructables.com/id/QuirkBot-walker/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:47:15 PST
SUPER SIMPLE BEGINNERS ROBOT II (ARDUINO UNO VER.) http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-SIMPLE-BEGINNERS-ROBOT-II-ARDUINO-UNO-VER/
SUPER SIMPLE BEGINNERS ROBOT II (ARDUINO UNO VER.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/O1JC/I3BH9AZK/FOKO1JCI3BH9AZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/O1JC/I3BH9AZK/FOKO1JCI3BH9AZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/O1JC/I3BH9AZK/FOKO1JCI3BH9AZK.SMALL.jpg BIGBUG This 'ible is based on my pretty popular SUPER SIMPLE BEGINNERS ROBOT 'ible. After many, many requests to provide an updated Arduino version, here it is!I created this Instructable, and its predecessor, for the absolute n00by robot wannabe. There seems to still be a large number of beginners getting...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:06:45 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
meArm.Joystick DIY en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-DIY/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:32:22 PST
meArm.Joystick Software en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-en/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:55:27 PST
Simple Self-balancing Robot w/ Galileo Gen 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Self-balancing-Robot-w-Galileo-Gen-2/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:26:41 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired electric scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Rollbars for Self Balancing Robot and On Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Rollbars-for-Self-Balancing-Robot/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:52:52 PST
GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo http://www.instructables.com/id/GET-YOUR-BOT-ON-Robotics-Hackathon-Robot-Demo/
GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SMALL.jpg MakerCandy GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo Materials you will need Here are all the Materials you will need:1. Arduino Uno Board2. Bread Board3. Wires4. LED Light(s)5. AC Motor6. Batteries7. Proximity Sensor8. Meccano Construction pieces BUILD A BASE Using Meccano construction pieces buil...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:40:24 PST
MICILE Arduino Rover Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/MICILE-Arduino-Controlled-Rover-Part-1/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:24:22 PST
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
WIRELESS DUAL MODE ROBOT => (AUTONOMOUS / MANUAL CONTROL) http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTONOMOUS-REMOTE-DUAL-MODE-ROBOT/
WIRELESS DUAL MODE ROBOT => (AUTONOMOUS / MANUAL CONTROL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/DA89/I2BR7XKH/FX7DA89I2BR7XKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/DA89/I2BR7XKH/FX7DA89I2BR7XKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/DA89/I2BR7XKH/FX7DA89I2BR7XKH.SMALL.jpg GIPCY DANGER DTMF or dual tone multi frequency is nifty little way of controlling machines with your cellphone. This instructable shows you, gentle reader how to make a cheaper than dirt DTMF controlled robot that can also function AUTONOMOUSLY, yeh! that's right AUTONOMOUSLY when things get tight. The project i...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:13:09 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
Self Balancing Robot - Bang Bang Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Robot-Bang-Bang-Control/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:57:45 PST
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
Arduino Hexapod (With A Personality) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-With-A-Personality/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:46:21 PST
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Actobotics-Quadruped-Robot/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:21:28 PST
Robot Arm Arduino App http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Arm-Arduino-App/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:12:40 PST
Robbie - Your Own Customizable Humanoid Assistant! http://www.instructables.com/id/Robbie-Your-Own-Customizable-Humanoid-Assistant/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:46:05 PST
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Glowing-Robotic-Skull/
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Is Halloween coming up? Has it already passed? Doesn't matter! Any time is the perfect time for your very own robotic human skull. When you finish this Instructable, you'll have a skull with articulating neck and jaw, and glowing movable eyes that can change color between red, green, and blue.Like t...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:56:28 PST
Make a Self-balancing Robot with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Self-balancing-Robot-with-Arduino-UNO/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:09:57 PDT
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
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
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