Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - bot http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:56:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Body for the Parallax BOE-Bot robot ... http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Body-for-the-Parallax-BOE-Bot-robot-/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:22:31 PDT
Track Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Bot/
Track Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:48:42 PST
Voice-controlled PC assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-controlled-PC-assistant/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:45:38 PST
Crawlerbot 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlerbot-2000-2001/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:25:02 PDT
My Robot Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robot-Tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SQUARE.jpg http://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. ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VVPR/HGU2P1IA/FPLVVPRHGU2P1IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VVPR/HGU2P1IA/FPLVVPRHGU2P1IA.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Q9DC/HGH6Y3Q4/FDDQ9DCHGH6Y3Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Q9DC/HGH6Y3Q4/FDDQ9DCHGH6Y3Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:30:30 PST
Home Butler/Server Robot (NIVI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-ButlerServer-Robot-NIVI/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/UU8B/HD4VPK87/FMOUU8BHD4VPK87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/UU8B/HD4VPK87/FMOUU8BHD4VPK87.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:06:31 PST
bristle bot http://www.instructables.com/id/bristle-bot-22/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 08:45:49 PST
Vibro Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibro-Bot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/L5MX/HD4VPQXU/F40L5MXHD4VPQXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/L5MX/HD4VPQXU/F40L5MXHD4VPQXU.SQUARE.jpg http://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
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/EB85/GWKKMMHG/FOTEB85GWKKMMHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/EB85/GWKKMMHG/FOTEB85GWKKMMHG.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/5WDA/GXDWPO5E/FQS5WDAGXDWPO5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/5WDA/GXDWPO5E/FQS5WDAGXDWPO5E.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/BUU0/H5TUCQR8/FPWBUU0H5TUCQR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/BUU0/H5TUCQR8/FPWBUU0H5TUCQR8.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:54:18 PDT
Simple Bots: Scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scoop/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:00:11 PDT
Android DiceBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-DiceBot/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DHUT/H2WEUIFF/FWGDHUTH2WEUIFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/DHUT/H2WEUIFF/FWGDHUTH2WEUIFF.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/905H/H1YOI3I4/FNU905HH1YOI3I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/905H/H1YOI3I4/FNU905HH1YOI3I4.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 07:17:14 PDT
Twitchbots http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitchbots/
Twitchbots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/59CH/H1KHABHO/FBE59CHH1KHABHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/59CH/H1KHABHO/FBE59CHH1KHABHO.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 15:25:50 PDT
Simple Walker Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walker-Robot/
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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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/X9BY/GWKKN13J/FY6X9BYGWKKN13J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/X9BY/GWKKN13J/FY6X9BYGWKKN13J.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 16:33:24 PST
Wendell the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wendell-the-Robot/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 16:25:40 PST
OCCU(PI) Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/OCCUPI-Bot/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:14:22 PST
My Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robots/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:21:40 PST
SPROT, my SimPleROboT http://www.instructables.com/id/SPROT-my-SimPleROboT/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:15:56 PST
ArduRoller balance bot http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduRoller-balance-bot/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 20:19:14 PDT
My Beetlebot(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Beetlebots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UZBJ/GQ225YT3/F9XUZBJGQ225YT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UZBJ/GQ225YT3/F9XUZBJGQ225YT3.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 16:25:27 PDT
Make a Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Vibrobot/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 10:33:36 PDT
Paradox The Ultimate Lego Battlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradox-The-Ultimate-Lego-Battlebot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/SAQC/GOOP68RJ/FN6SAQCGOOP68RJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/SAQC/GOOP68RJ/FN6SAQCGOOP68RJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Cellphone Operated Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Operated-Robot-1/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 05:34:48 PST
simple solar dragster car http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-solar-dragster-car/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 19:07:37 PST
Water bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bot/
Water bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/GBA3/GIWZLJFO/FMNGBA3GIWZLJFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/GBA3/GIWZLJFO/FMNGBA3GIWZLJFO.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 21:28:52 PST
Tape Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tape-Bot/
Tape Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JA6B/GIWZLJBG/F9NJA6BGIWZLJBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JA6B/GIWZLJBG/F9NJA6BGIWZLJBG.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 20:09:44 PST
Big $3 Solderless Bristlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-3-Solderless-Bristle-bot/
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 21:50:16 PST
CrAz-E Bot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Bot/
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 18:16:19 PST
How to make a mini Battlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-Battlebot/
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Thu, 25 Nov 2010 04:51:42 PST
Six Legged Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-Legged-Walking-Robot/
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Mon, 30 Aug 2010 19:14:24 PDT
Simple Bots: Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Inchworm/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:35:18 PDT
Simple Bots http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/R3I9/GCJ0ZFRA/F9AR3I9GCJ0ZFRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/R3I9/GCJ0ZFRA/F9AR3I9GCJ0ZFRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/R3I9/GCJ0ZFRA/F9AR3I9GCJ0ZFRA.SMALL.jpg randofo What is a bot? Is it an abbreviation for robot? Perhaps. You could say that. I, on the other hand, like to think of a bot as an abbreviated robot. It is more like a proto-robot. Something that starts to take on the autonomous nature of a robot, but hasn't quite yet evolved complex digital logic. Wi...
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:34:04 PDT
Bottle bot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-bot-1/
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 15:14:35 PDT
Simple Bots: Scrub http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scrub/
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Fri, 30 Jul 2010 21:56:18 PDT
Simple Bots: Barreller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Barreller/
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 16:35:02 PDT
Bristle Bot 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bristle-Bot-20/
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Wed, 28 Jul 2010 11:46:09 PDT
Simple Bots: Wobbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Wobbler/
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Wed, 28 Jul 2010 11:16:57 PDT