Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - beam - electronics Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:37:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a Fridge Climbing Freedombot
Build a Fridge Climbing Freedombot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Skater_j10 This was my entry for a recent contest involving 555 timers (now also an entry for the Open [18+] category for the Robot week Contest) and I wanted to share how to build it! It's a robot that can be set free on any ferrous metal structure. It has rare earth magnets for wheels (covered in hot glue ...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 03:58:50 PDT
The Carpet Crawler - A BEAM Robot.
The Carpet Crawler - A BEAM Robot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndyGadget    The Carpet Crawler is a small robot which will shuffle its way across your floor.  Watch the video, and you will see how it got its name (that, and I'm an old prog rock fan at heart!).  BEAM stands for Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, Mechanics, and is a school of robot design working on the ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 15:22:43 PST
The Easter Solar Engine
The Easter Solar Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> TinkerJim A Solar Engine is a circuit that takes in and stores electrical energy from solar cells, and when a predetermined amount has accumulated, it switches on to drive a motor or other actuator.  A solar engine is not really an 'engine' in itself, but that is its name by established usage.  It does provid...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2010 10:58:32 PST
Solar Spinner - Magbot (200 rpm with no motor)
Solar Spinner - Magbot (200 rpm with no motor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> FreeBaseBuzz Cool Solar Spinner from JunkTotal Spend: US$ 0.75 that's right, 75 cents! everything else was recovered from old electronic junkThis solar powered ornament spins at up to 200 rpm in direct sunlight and was made in about 5hrs. 2 spinners in early morning sun. This instructable is for the rear one.P...
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Sun, 24 May 2009 02:45:52 PDT
9-Volt Secret Money Holder
9-Volt Secret Money Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> wesie42 Keep your money safe and hidden from curious eyes. Gather Materials Materials: Wire Stripper(or Needle-Nose Pliers) Tape 9-Volt Battery Punch(For starting the metal off) I use the wire stripper/cutter because it is easier to use for the metal. Start Folding Up Metal Take the Punch and dig und...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2008 15:15:43 PDT