Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - bot http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:21:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Very-Simple-Robot-JitterBot/
How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/FM9T/IQ6UN11I/F1OFM9TIQ6UN11I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/FM9T/IQ6UN11I/F1OFM9TIQ6UN11I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/FM9T/IQ6UN11I/F1OFM9TIQ6UN11I.SMALL.jpg samsneatprojects The Jitterbot is a very simple and cheap robot that you can make with items around the house. Also, you don't need to program or code anything! This is a great project for parents and kids, robotics/DIY beginners, or just anyone who wants to make an easy and fun project!I recommend watching the vide...
By: samsneatprojects

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Jul 2016 11:16:46 PDT
FlipBots http://www.instructables.com/id/FlipBots/
FlipBots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/Y8Z1/IOPZDJD1/F6QY8Z1IOPZDJD1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/Y8Z1/IOPZDJD1/F6QY8Z1IOPZDJD1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/Y8Z1/IOPZDJD1/F6QY8Z1IOPZDJD1.SMALL.jpg MyaMakerspace You'll need:MotorBattery holderBattery4 PaperclipsTongue DepressorPlastic cupMasking TapeElectrical Tape Tape the Motor Tape the motor onto the edge of the bottom of the cup. The shaft of the motor should be sticking out past the edge of the cup. Reinforce the first piece of tape with some more t...
By: MyaMakerspace

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 07:58:27 PDT
SMART CAR AND SMART PARKING SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-CAR-Having-Parking-Capabilities-of-Its-Own/
SMART CAR AND SMART PARKING SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZE2N/IN4W529P/F9AZE2NIN4W529P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZE2N/IN4W529P/F9AZE2NIN4W529P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZE2N/IN4W529P/F9AZE2NIN4W529P.SMALL.jpg RishabhS46 This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How To Build A SMART CAR AND SMART PARKING SYSTEM " Robotics is a part of today’s communication. In today’sworld robotics is a fast growing and interesting field. It is simplest way for latest technological modification. This project is basic...
By: RishabhS46

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:04:02 PDT
Miniature MadBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-MadBot/
Miniature MadBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5OHK/IMF65FJG/FL25OHKIMF65FJG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5OHK/IMF65FJG/FL25OHKIMF65FJG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5OHK/IMF65FJG/FL25OHKIMF65FJG.SMALL.jpg nikhil121212 In this project we can use useless phone and some handy things to make a MadBot which moves like mad and it is small in size.So let's get started. Preparation We need some things which shown in below.- A useless mobile- A useless toothbrush- Equipment for soldering- Screwdriver- A piece of thread...
By: nikhil121212

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 02:41:02 PDT
Mad Pet Vibro Sheep http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Robot-Sheep/
Mad Pet Vibro Sheep - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/1XE4/IKJ8BL4M/FQQ1XE4IKJ8BL4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/1XE4/IKJ8BL4M/FQQ1XE4IKJ8BL4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/1XE4/IKJ8BL4M/FQQ1XE4IKJ8BL4M.SMALL.jpg Aakash the great Hi, in this instructable I am going to teach you how to make a robo sheep that is actually so small that you can carry it anywhere.This sheep is a kind of vibro bot. But it has amazing features and is very cute. Watch the vedeo Before starting the instructabe I recommend you to watch the video so...
By: Aakash the great

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:11:08 PST
object tracking bot using image processing http://www.instructables.com/id/object-tracking-bot-using-image-processing/
object tracking bot using image processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/7H2Z/IHAYHP7R/F157H2ZIHAYHP7R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/7H2Z/IHAYHP7R/F157H2ZIHAYHP7R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/7H2Z/IHAYHP7R/F157H2ZIHAYHP7R.SMALL.jpg ysingh7 the objective of this instructable is to bridge the gap between image processing and robot manipulation . yes , they are two different field but we can combine them to do some amazing things.this instructable is just a basic process of interfacing two different fields . it illustrates how to communi...
By: ysingh7

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 06:22:50 PST
TinyBots- CuppyBot http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-CuppyBot/
TinyBots- CuppyBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LTRI/IANSAX71/FG9LTRIIANSAX71.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LTRI/IANSAX71/FG9LTRIIANSAX71.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LTRI/IANSAX71/FG9LTRIIANSAX71.SMALL.jpg TinyBotics It's finally time! The second TinyBot has arrived. CuppyBot is just as simple and fun to make as BrushyBot. You may notice that there are many similarities between the two. However, I think CuppyBot is much better to modify and build off of. You can add legs, add more motors, and change the size of ...
By: TinyBotics

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Jun 2015 18:24:34 PDT
Worm Robot - from a CDROM Drive Door Opening Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Worm-Bot-from-CDROM-Drive-door-opening-mechanism/
Worm Robot - from a CDROM Drive Door Opening Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a simple to make Worm robot from salvaged pieces of wood from a crate, and an old CDROM Drive door opening mechanism.To build the simple worm bot which mimics the crawling mechanism you'll need basic soldering skills.But if you don't know to solder, no worries ! check out the awesome guide o...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Jun 2015 20:42:15 PDT
How to make a BrushBot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BrushBot/
How to make a BrushBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/H7GM/I4E6CE4O/FS6H7GMI4E6CE4O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/H7GM/I4E6CE4O/FS6H7GMI4E6CE4O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/H7GM/I4E6CE4O/FS6H7GMI4E6CE4O.SMALL.jpg 1440955 One of the chores I don't like to do is scrubbing. I decided to make a robot to help me with this. That's how this version of the BrushBot came to be. This is a easy to make robot for beginners. All the correct pieces can be attained from your local Michaels or online in the Brush Robot kit.The mate...
By: 1440955

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:07:34 PST
TinyBots- BrushyBot http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-BrushyBot/
TinyBots- BrushyBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/HY9D/I21R60T3/FZEHY9DI21R60T3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/HY9D/I21R60T3/FZEHY9DI21R60T3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/HY9D/I21R60T3/FZEHY9DI21R60T3.SMALL.jpg TinyBotics In this Instructable, you will learn how to make the first TinyBot- BrushyBot. This bot is easy to make and inexpensive. Whether you're a beginner looking for simple projects or an expert looking for a cheap weekend project, you've come to the right place. Part 1- BrushyBot BrushyBot is probably ...
By: TinyBotics

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:49:29 PST
R/C Steam Turret Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
R/C Steam Turret Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/O4WT/HZFE18Y0/FKBO4WTHZFE18Y0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/O4WT/HZFE18Y0/FKBO4WTHZFE18Y0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/O4WT/HZFE18Y0/FKBO4WTHZFE18Y0.SMALL.jpg steamhobby Fire, Water, Steam, Motion. A fun build of a r/c live steam powered tank with turret & gun. I've always enjoyed live steam powered machines, but Crabfu's steamtoys inspired my imagination.This is my spin, with dual engines for independent track control, a working turret, and simulated cannon f...
By: steamhobby

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
3D Printed Body for the Parallax BOE-Bot robot ... http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Body-for-the-Parallax-BOE-Bot-robot-/
3D Printed Body for the Parallax BOE-Bot robot ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RKHD/HTQN9L1G/F86RKHDHTQN9L1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RKHD/HTQN9L1G/F86RKHDHTQN9L1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RKHD/HTQN9L1G/F86RKHDHTQN9L1G.SMALL.jpg SolidWorksMagi The Parallax.com BOE-Bot is a great starter kit for intermediate robotics ... but after you've gone through the chapters of the learning manual you have a neat little robot with a batch of wires and electronic components sticking out of it which is very unsafe for small children ... this body design...
By: SolidWorksMagi

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:22:31 PDT
Track Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Bot/
Track Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SMALL.jpg blvdminss I enjoy building detailed mechanical devices, but don't have access to a machine shop or machine shop type tools. So, I wanted to design and build a tough robot that you could build in your garage without a lathe, milling machine or machine shop. This Instructable will show how the track bot was ass...
By: blvdminss

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:19:11 PDT
Voice control your PC from your phone (android) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-control-your-PC-from-your-phone-android/
Voice control your PC from your phone (android) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/1MEE/HRWN6YDS/FWZ1MEEHRWN6YDS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/1MEE/HRWN6YDS/FWZ1MEEHRWN6YDS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/1MEE/HRWN6YDS/FWZ1MEEHRWN6YDS.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance This instructable ties in with my previous instructable, 'Voice controlled PC assistant'. If you have not seen that, go there first as this 'ible builds upon the previous one: /www.instructables.com/id/Voice-controlled-PC-assistant/ This instructable will teach you how to control the assistant 'Jar...
By: OptimumAlliance

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:48:42 PST
Voice-controlled PC assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-controlled-PC-assistant/
Voice-controlled PC assistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/OP2H/HRWNBWQ5/FPEOP2HHRWNBWQ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/OP2H/HRWNBWQ5/FPEOP2HHRWNBWQ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/OP2H/HRWNBWQ5/FPEOP2HHRWNBWQ5.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance Ok so I know that there are a lot of these out there already, but I couldn't find a voice controlled PC assistant that I really liked, so I made my own. The assistant will do everything from tell jokes to opening programs, and I even coded a little script to help play the popular free game, Team For...
By: OptimumAlliance

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:45:38 PST
Crawlerbot 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlerbot-2000-2001/
Crawlerbot 2000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch; all parts were designed and created specifically for this project At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassis and the track system. Soon I created a die for the gears...
By: rptech

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:25:02 PDT
My Robot Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robot-Tank/
My Robot Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch, that's right from scratch (all parts were designed and created specifically for this project -- and the instructables contest). At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassi...
By: rptech

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:53:05 PDT
Seed Spreading Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Spreading-Robot/
Seed Spreading Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SMALL.jpg randofo Last summer it was brought to my attention that you could buy nearly everything you needed for automated lawn care but a seed spreading robot. This intrigued me. For starters, why on Earth would anyone make lawn care robots in the first place? There are countless reasons this seems like a bad idea. ...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:18:24 PDT
Make LadyBug simple cheap vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-LadyBug-simple-cheap-vibrobot/
Make LadyBug simple cheap vibrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VVPR/HGU2P1IA/FPLVVPRHGU2P1IA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VVPR/HGU2P1IA/FPLVVPRHGU2P1IA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VVPR/HGU2P1IA/FPLVVPRHGU2P1IA.SMALL.jpg Mic100 The first video I watched on youtube had surprised me with its simplicity and imagination of its author, it was the vibromotor his old laptop he had mounted on the head of a toothbrush, a simple robot, it was really surprising? Since I have seen many others, some of which were IR drived but this sim...
By: Mic100

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 19 May 2013 13:20:28 PDT
How to draw pictures and create fonts using the Doodle Bot sample code http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-pictures-and-create-fonts-using-the-Do/
How to draw pictures and create fonts using the Doodle Bot sample code - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Q9DC/HGH6Y3Q4/FDDQ9DCHGH6Y3Q4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Q9DC/HGH6Y3Q4/FDDQ9DCHGH6Y3Q4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Q9DC/HGH6Y3Q4/FDDQ9DCHGH6Y3Q4.SMALL.jpg OddBot If you are reading this before 31st of July, 2013 then there is a contest with prizes running. See here for details. Doodle Bot is a simple robotic platform that is ideal for hobbyist and students learning the basics of robot locomotion. The robot has 2 geared motors for locomotion and 1 servo to r...
By: OddBot

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 May 2013 02:21:23 PDT
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Sumo-Battle-Bot-with-Pneumatic-Flipper-/
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SMALL.jpg kmmarlow This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a lightweight fully autonomous sumo fighting robot for an in class Sumo Bot competition. The robot was required to push, lift or flip the oppon...
By: kmmarlow

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:30:30 PST
Home Butler/Server Robot (NIVI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-ButlerServer-Robot-NIVI/
Home Butler/Server Robot (NIVI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/UU8B/HD4VPK87/FMOUU8BHD4VPK87.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/UU8B/HD4VPK87/FMOUU8BHD4VPK87.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/UU8B/HD4VPK87/FMOUU8BHD4VPK87.SMALL.jpg prototypeBOTs What did you make? This is my "bring me a soda bot." I nick named this robot NIVI, and NIVI is a 3 foot robot that can do simple tasks like serve drinks from his mini fridge and use his hand to grab various things. It is controlled by two Arduino boards, Arduino Micro and Arduino Duemilanove. One o...
By: prototypeBOTs

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:06:31 PST
bristle bot http://www.instructables.com/id/bristle-bot-22/
bristle bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/K0TY/HD4VFWKS/FMNK0TYHD4VFWKS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/K0TY/HD4VFWKS/FMNK0TYHD4VFWKS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/K0TY/HD4VFWKS/FMNK0TYHD4VFWKS.SMALL.jpg maximaal make a cool bristle bot what you need: -tape -cardboard -glu -a bristle -a motor (from a old printer) -a 9 volt battery -a battery clip the body what you need for the body. .carboard piece .the bristle .glu you take the cardboard and you fold it on the bristle. than you yust glu it together. ...
By: maximaal

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 08:45:49 PST
Vibro Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibro-Bot/
Vibro Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/L5MX/HD4VPQXU/F40L5MXHD4VPQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/L5MX/HD4VPQXU/F40L5MXHD4VPQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F40/L5MX/HD4VPQXU/F40L5MXHD4VPQXU.SMALL.jpg maximaal What tou need: Connectors- Wire- Motor- 9 volt battary. (9 volt battary clip)- A switch- Tie-rap's
By: maximaal

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 16 Feb 2013 03:57:41 PST
Simple Bots: Skitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Skitter/
Simple Bots: Skitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/EB85/GWKKMMHG/FOTEB85GWKKMMHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/EB85/GWKKMMHG/FOTEB85GWKKMMHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/EB85/GWKKMMHG/FOTEB85GWKKMMHG.SMALL.jpg randofo Skitter Bot came into this world as result of a chain reaction of exploded of cosmic energy. By current estimates, this chain reaction took roughly 13.7 billion years to complete. When put into such context, it becomes quite clear just how long it takes for near-perfect walking scrub brush bot to ...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:10:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Buck http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Buck/
Simple Bots: Buck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/5WDA/GXDWPO5E/FQS5WDAGXDWPO5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/5WDA/GXDWPO5E/FQS5WDAGXDWPO5E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/5WDA/GXDWPO5E/FQS5WDAGXDWPO5E.SMALL.jpg randofo Just like a bull, a bronco, and a ninja, Buck has a lot of kick. With spring-loaded feet, this noisy little bot does a lot of stomping about. Everywhere Buck goes, commotion ensues. This keeps people on their toes, which is a good attribute for any bot to have. Get th...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:40:57 PDT
Control a NXT Robot with Android and HTML5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-NXT-Robot-with-Android-and-HTML5/
Control a NXT Robot with Android and HTML5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/BUU0/H5TUCQR8/FPWBUU0H5TUCQR8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/BUU0/H5TUCQR8/FPWBUU0H5TUCQR8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/BUU0/H5TUCQR8/FPWBUU0H5TUCQR8.SMALL.jpg wbeer The goal of this project is to connect an old Android smartphone (e.g. HTC Magic) to a Lego NXT robot, in order to get a global available WIFI GPRS UMTS camera robot. The easiest way to monitor your household from anywhere in the world is to connect an old Android smartphone with a mobile NXT robot...
By: wbeer

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:54:18 PDT
Simple Bots: Scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scoop/
Simple Bots: Scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/ACOS/GXGHL6S1/FH4ACOSGXGHL6S1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/ACOS/GXGHL6S1/FH4ACOSGXGHL6S1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/ACOS/GXGHL6S1/FH4ACOSGXGHL6S1.SMALL.jpg randofo There are so many Simple Bots that sweep and scrub, that I felt it only appropriate to make one that picks up after them. Scoop does just that. It pushes itself around and systematically scoops up whatever lies in its path. Well... maybe "systematically" is too strong of a word to use in describi...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:00:11 PDT
Android DiceBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-DiceBot/
Android DiceBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/V6VU/H2WEXPWC/F62V6VUH2WEXPWC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/V6VU/H2WEXPWC/F62V6VUH2WEXPWC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/V6VU/H2WEXPWC/F62V6VUH2WEXPWC.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow The Android DiceBot is an electronic dice that fits into an Android figurine!  It has a 7-Segment display, a 74HC595 shift register, an accelerometer, and an ATmega328p (the Arduino microcontroller) to all fit into an Android figurine.  I will use my Pineapple library to drive the 7-Segment LED with...
By: Qtechknow

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:00:00 PDT
Pingbot - Micro RC Rechargable Musical Robot Pal http://www.instructables.com/id/Pingbot-Micro-RC-Rechargable-Musical-Robot-Pal/
Pingbot - Micro RC Rechargable Musical Robot Pal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DHUT/H2WEUIFF/FWGDHUTH2WEUIFF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DHUT/H2WEUIFF/FWGDHUTH2WEUIFF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DHUT/H2WEUIFF/FWGDHUTH2WEUIFF.SMALL.jpg Tomdf Pingbot is a very small (38mm diameter), usb rechargeable, programmable, musical, remote control robot designed for maximum fun and danceability. I've built a few experimental robots in the past and, to be honest, they all looked the part. They were nothing more than circuit boards with wheels glue...
By: Tomdf

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 1 Jun 2012 21:50:08 PDT
WLT 1.0 (line tracer) http://www.instructables.com/id/WLT-10/
WLT 1.0 (line tracer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/905H/H1YOI3I4/FNU905HH1YOI3I4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/905H/H1YOI3I4/FNU905HH1YOI3I4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/905H/H1YOI3I4/FNU905HH1YOI3I4.SMALL.jpg Wanka7a Hi! This is my first line tracer robot.I made it about 1 or 2 years ago. Line Tracer is a robot that follows a black line on white background. How does it work? The black color doesn't reflect the light but white does.The line is black on white background.When the line is straight the both...
By: Wanka7a

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 12 May 2012 07:17:14 PDT
Twitchbots http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitchbots/
Twitchbots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/59CH/H1KHABHO/FBE59CHH1KHABHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/59CH/H1KHABHO/FBE59CHH1KHABHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/59CH/H1KHABHO/FBE59CHH1KHABHO.SMALL.jpg Orion1615 The Twitchbot is a fun little 30 minute project-y thing to do with all the lens modules you find taking apart CD-drives in search for motors and other fun stuff. Flicking it's antenna makes this bot twitch its eye and light up. This bot is a variation on the blinky bug... I'm sure a lot of you peo...
By: Orion1615

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 15:25:50 PDT
Simple Walker Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walker-Robot/
Simple Walker Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/3HAS/GZACQBZ9/FFI3HASGZACQBZ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/3HAS/GZACQBZ9/FFI3HASGZACQBZ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/3HAS/GZACQBZ9/FFI3HASGZACQBZ9.SMALL.jpg randofo Building a simple walking robot is really easy. Don't let the number of steps fool you into believing otherwise. This robot is basically made with a handful of household items and some simple electronics that you can easily pick up at Radioshack. In fact, this robot is entirely zip tied together, ...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SMALL.jpg generalgeek314 Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of it with a PING))) ultrasonic sensor.  With the attac...
By: generalgeek314

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
Mimbo - A Friendly Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Mimbo-A-Friendly-Robot/
Mimbo - A Friendly Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/X9BY/GWKKN13J/FY6X9BYGWKKN13J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/X9BY/GWKKN13J/FY6X9BYGWKKN13J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/X9BY/GWKKN13J/FY6X9BYGWKKN13J.SMALL.jpg wkl Mimbo is a friendly robot who mimics your emotions. He has a cardboard box body, an iPhone for a face, and a Processing sketch for a brain.   Build the Body Mimbo's body is made out of a single sheet of cardboard. The best way to make the body is to first glue the pattern on the cardb...
By: wkl

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 31 Dec 2011 16:33:24 PST
Wendell the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wendell-the-Robot/
Wendell the Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/WIWY/GWF6EJ9S/FHQWIWYGWF6EJ9S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/WIWY/GWF6EJ9S/FHQWIWYGWF6EJ9S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/WIWY/GWF6EJ9S/FHQWIWYGWF6EJ9S.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan UPDATE: 12/21/2011 - Robot Zombie Dance, Smaller head (see below) Born in dreams of 1980's,  realized today. What follows is my proposed design for a robot. A robot with a simple design, that is easy to share and change.  A robot you can build with a hand saw or a laser cutter; from cardboard or ...
By: marc.cryan

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 10 Dec 2011 16:25:40 PST
OCCU(PI) Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/OCCUPI-Bot/
OCCU(PI) Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MXKP/GV2UVD8T/F2ZMXKPGV2UVD8T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MXKP/GV2UVD8T/F2ZMXKPGV2UVD8T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MXKP/GV2UVD8T/F2ZMXKPGV2UVD8T.SMALL.jpg randofo Learning from the lessons of the 1%, I set forth to outsource our occupy-related labor to a robotic workforce. Robots obviously have many advantages over their human counterparts. For instance, robots never get tired, they don't get cold, they don't sleep, nor eat, don't require tents, and when arme...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:14:22 PST
My Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robots/
My Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/XVE1/GV0RTX03/FVLXVE1GV0RTX03.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/XVE1/GV0RTX03/FVLXVE1GV0RTX03.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/XVE1/GV0RTX03/FVLXVE1GV0RTX03.SMALL.jpg invisiblelight386 Blue v1, 2, 3 Blue v1 was started from an old r/c car. Blue uses 3, 3v dc motors; two for the drive wheels and one for the front bucket. The original controller from the car is used to control the robot. The wheels have the capability to go forwards and backwards but not turn. The bucket is able to...
By: invisiblelight386

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:21:40 PST
SPROT, my SimPleROboT http://www.instructables.com/id/SPROT-my-SimPleROboT/
SPROT, my SimPleROboT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/WVWT/GUWHGMD5/F65WVWTGUWHGMD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/WVWT/GUWHGMD5/F65WVWTGUWHGMD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/WVWT/GUWHGMD5/F65WVWTGUWHGMD5.SMALL.jpg sbateson in this instructable i will show you how to make a very simple robot, using an arduino. this robot could be the base for a wide range of projects, i am planning on adding LDRs to mine so it can seek put light and also follow a line. it uses a small shield I made out of a piece of stripboard on the a...
By: sbateson

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:15:56 PST
ArduRoller balance bot http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduRoller-balance-bot/
ArduRoller balance bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/HXUV/GRFNDFDV/F2HHXUVGRFNDFDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/HXUV/GRFNDFDV/F2HHXUVGRFNDFDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/HXUV/GRFNDFDV/F2HHXUVGRFNDFDV.SMALL.jpg fasaxc Caveat Emptor: (I don't want to put you off building one but I also don't want you to be disappointed.)  This Instructable is now 2 years old.  Many of the parts it uses are out of date (there's no drop-in replacement for the now-discontinued gyro, for example) and I've had reports that the code is ...
By: fasaxc

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Aug 2011 20:19:14 PDT
My Beetlebot(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Beetlebots/
My Beetlebot(s) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UZBJ/GQ225YT3/F9XUZBJGQ225YT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UZBJ/GQ225YT3/F9XUZBJGQ225YT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UZBJ/GQ225YT3/F9XUZBJGQ225YT3.SMALL.jpg prosper58 So I came across a Make: Weekend Project a couple of years ago and decided to make these. All credits go to Jerome Demers and his Beetlebot Instructable - http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robot---The-BeetleBot/ So far I've made 2 Beetlebots. Need a demonstration? http://www.youtube.co...
By: prosper58

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 16:25:27 PDT
Make a Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Vibrobot/
Make a Vibrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/4LTH/GO5IHRN6/FIC4LTHGO5IHRN6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/4LTH/GO5IHRN6/FIC4LTHGO5IHRN6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/4LTH/GO5IHRN6/FIC4LTHGO5IHRN6.SMALL.jpg randofo A vibrobot is perhaps one of the quickest and easiest bots that you can build. In almost no time you can make a fun little bot that makes its ways to and fro across the floor. It is so easy, in fact, that it wouldn't be hard to make a few at once. And then, you can have your own mini private army o...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 5 Jul 2011 10:33:36 PDT
Paradox The Ultimate Lego Battlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradox-The-Ultimate-Lego-Battlebot/
Paradox The Ultimate Lego Battlebot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/SAQC/GOOP68RJ/FN6SAQCGOOP68RJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/SAQC/GOOP68RJ/FN6SAQCGOOP68RJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/SAQC/GOOP68RJ/FN6SAQCGOOP68RJ.SMALL.jpg GATEBOYNXT Hello! THis is my battlebot named Paradox. He has faced many other lego battlebots and defeated them all. I have made a whole series of videos for this robot. Below is the link to his playlist of all his videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kHQnxC4fnY&playnext=1&list=PLA3DA0BBC8E836D40 Video ...
By: GATEBOYNXT

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 11:46:54 PDT
Sumo-Bot (TSA and Science Olympiad Rules) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sumo-Bot-TSA-and-Science-Olympiad-Rules/
Sumo-Bot (TSA and Science Olympiad Rules) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/I34G/GM9QKXP0/F5KI34GGM9QKXP0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/I34G/GM9QKXP0/F5KI34GGM9QKXP0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/I34G/GM9QKXP0/F5KI34GGM9QKXP0.SMALL.jpg amazing1 This is my Sumo-Bot for my Technology Students Association (TSA) club http://www.nystsa.org/ . This robot also fits in with all Science Olympiad rules as well. Basically for the event you have to build a sumo bot that fits all of the requirements of the rules and compete the robot against other robo...
By: amazing1

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 10:44:50 PDT
How to Make a Better Bristlebot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Bristlebot/
How to Make a Better Bristlebot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/PEQT/GM4N19BE/F4XPEQTGM4N19BE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/PEQT/GM4N19BE/F4XPEQTGM4N19BE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/PEQT/GM4N19BE/F4XPEQTGM4N19BE.SMALL.jpg JetGrindMods A bristle bot is a fun little robot that you can make out of a few things around the house. They are really quite easy to make and are a lot of fun! Many Bristlebots are the same, mine is different! I will be teaching you how to make a Bristlebot using a Pulsar Oral B Toothbrush! These new Bristl...
By: JetGrindMods

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 6 Apr 2011 14:59:45 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Many times I have Googled for "Arduino Robot" in hopes of finding a robot to build. I end up finding many versions of a obstacle avoiding robot that uses either an infrared or a sonar range finder sensor mounted on a servo to detect objects in its way while randomly roaming the area around it. The p...
By: Chowmix12

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Cellphone Operated Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Operated-Robot-1/
Cellphone Operated Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OOYH/GKS0TDG4/FSSOOYHGKS0TDG4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OOYH/GKS0TDG4/FSSOOYHGKS0TDG4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OOYH/GKS0TDG4/FSSOOYHGKS0TDG4.SMALL.jpg Avadhut.Deshmukh This Instructible is entered in the Category: 13 - 18 of the National Robotics Week Robot Contest MY URL-http://avadhutelectronics.blogspot.com/ MY Email-avadhut.deshmukh@gmail.com                                                                        Component Required Component Require...
By: Avadhut.Deshmukh

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Mar 2011 05:34:48 PST
simple solar dragster car http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-solar-dragster-car/
simple solar dragster car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/0DL6/GKKESA1F/FIC0DL6GKKESA1F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/0DL6/GKKESA1F/FIC0DL6GKKESA1F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/0DL6/GKKESA1F/FIC0DL6GKKESA1F.SMALL.jpg junkbotmaker this is my robot dragster  it is simple and fun! i am 12 years old. i am entering it for simplest 'bot thanks! parts and tools these are the parts and tools u will need. cutting the itunes card u will need to cut the itunes card to the size of the solar cell soldering in these pics i...
By: junkbotmaker

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 19:07:37 PST
Water bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bot/
Water bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/GBA3/GIWZLJFO/FMNGBA3GIWZLJFO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/GBA3/GIWZLJFO/FMNGBA3GIWZLJFO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/GBA3/GIWZLJFO/FMNGBA3GIWZLJFO.SMALL.jpg Tape56 This is another robot i made when i got bored Materials Button cell Battery Mini Fan motor Hot glue gun Plastic Prize cup thingy from pizza plus tiny piece of tape Hot glue Push the hot part through the top Then insert your motor and seal it with the hot glue so water cant get in Wire it ...
By: Tape56

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 21:28:52 PST
Tape Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tape-Bot/
Tape Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JA6B/GIWZLJBG/F9NJA6BGIWZLJBG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JA6B/GIWZLJBG/F9NJA6BGIWZLJBG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JA6B/GIWZLJBG/F9NJA6BGIWZLJBG.SMALL.jpg Tape56 This is just a fun little robot i made when i got bored. (This is my first instructable please tell me if i did anything wrong) Materials Roll of electric tape Motor Tiny piece of tape Small button cell battery(Any size will work i recomend small though) Motor Fit the motor in and put the ba...
By: Tape56

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 20:09:44 PST