Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - easy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:44:23 PST BLOX v1.01 simple car (no chassis) http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-car-no-chassis/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:09:18 PDT
cool instructables robot that moves http://www.instructables.com/id/cool-instructables-robot-that-moves/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:34:34 PDT
Solar-Powered Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Windmill/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:48:27 PDT
simplest bot http://www.instructables.com/id/simplest-bot/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:18:57 PDT
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Throw-Toy-Hack/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 05:03:12 PDT
simple 2 legged robot http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-2-legged-robot/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:07:26 PDT
Cardboard Truck Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Truck-Transformer/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:01:08 PDT
Art "Robot" http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-Robot/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:13:44 PST
Motion tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-tracker/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
123D Laundry Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Laundry-Robot/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:07:21 PDT
Easy hydraulic Robotics! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hydraulic-Robotics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SMALL.jpg benmurton There is a lot of small electronic robotics that use servos and stepper motors, but there are very little good, small hydraulic robotics happening. This arm using simple syringes in an effective way that is capable of lifting a fair amount of weight for its size. The materials required are: sy...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:38:12 PDT
3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scanner/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:29:25 PDT
Simple Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/HZ2Q/HEXSGT6G/FFNHZ2QHEXSGT6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/HZ2Q/HEXSGT6G/FFNHZ2QHEXSGT6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/HZ2Q/HEXSGT6G/FFNHZ2QHEXSGT6G.SMALL.jpg simplebotics This guide is dedicated to showing you six easy, yet fun robotics projects! Enjoy! How to Build a Simple Robot from Trash Im in the age group of 13-18. The SimpleBot is one of SimpleBotic's first robots, and its a pretty fun project. This little critter is under $15.00 and makes a great p...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 14:50:21 PDT
Simple Robotics for Beginners! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotics-for-Beginners/
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:13:00 PST
Plant Host Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Host-Drone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QG7B/H7996PDH/FK5QG7BH7996PDH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QG7B/H7996PDH/FK5QG7BH7996PDH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QG7B/H7996PDH/FK5QG7BH7996PDH.SMALL.jpg Stephenverstraete Easy and cheap to make P.H.D. (Plant host drone) With this you’ll never have to worry that your plant stands in the shades, always the best light for your favourite houseplant! When you put the Robot in direct sunlight it will not run and he will just sit there and enjoy the sun, but when the day g...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 04:03:36 PDT
Simple Bots: Skitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Skitter/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:10:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Buck http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Buck/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:40:57 PDT
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bot-Switches-Sensors-and-Modules/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:24:09 PDT
Simple Bots: Scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scoop/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:00:11 PDT
How to Build a Simple Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Simple-Vibrobot/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 01:30:01 PDT
KISS (Keep It Simple, Silly) Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/KISS-Keep-It-Simple-Silly-Robot/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:59:33 PDT
wooden robotic hexapod http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-robotic-hexapod/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 23:35:45 PDT
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Four-Legged-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:47:20 PDT
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Simple-Robots-With-1-DC-Motor-No-Soldering/
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:30:39 PDT
Vibrating Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Motors/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:59:08 PDT
Simple Bots Tools and Fasteners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Tools-and-Fasteners/
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:40:45 PDT
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-House-Hold-Objects-Robot/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 16:45:28 PDT
Simple Walker Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walker-Robot/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
easy Knex quadruped walker http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-Knex-quadruped-walker/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:28:01 PDT
DIY Low Cost Arduino Mobile Development Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Low-Cost-Arduino-Mobile-Development-Platform/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 22:15:45 PDT
Your First Robot Volume 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-first-robot-Volume-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Z80T/GMJIE4XA/FIJZ80TGMJIE4XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Z80T/GMJIE4XA/FIJZ80TGMJIE4XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Z80T/GMJIE4XA/FIJZ80TGMJIE4XA.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Your First Robot Volume 2" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 12 different projects perfect for robotics enthusiasts getting started. Learn to make a light seeking robot, a Wii-powered robot, a butler robot and much more.  All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by o...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:41:00 PDT
LadyBot http://www.instructables.com/id/LadyBot/
LadyBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/J9U7/GN2XMGL1/FDXJ9U7GN2XMGL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/J9U7/GN2XMGL1/FDXJ9U7GN2XMGL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/J9U7/GN2XMGL1/FDXJ9U7GN2XMGL1.SMALL.jpg smatt444 I did this project for my participation in the Duke of Ed Award, As I am only 16 I wanted to build a robot that was. 1. Object avoiding 2. Cheep 3. Fun to build 4. Looks good 5. And uses things from around my workshop (what workshop ???) And so my journey began. Equipment & Materials Equipment...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 19:01:41 PDT
very easy bristlebot! http://www.instructables.com/id/very-easy-bristlebot/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:45:05 PDT
Wireless, Cheap Bristle Bot in Under Two minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Cheap-Bristle-Bot-in-Under-Two-minutes/
Wireless, Cheap Bristle Bot in Under Two minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D0LC/GLL4YMRX/FD2D0LCGLL4YMRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D0LC/GLL4YMRX/FD2D0LCGLL4YMRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D0LC/GLL4YMRX/FD2D0LCGLL4YMRX.SMALL.jpg Obiwan5090 Here's how to make a wireless, cheap Bristle Bot. Gather Supplies You will need. Supplies: 1 Electric Toothbrush 1 Scrub Brush Tools: Duct Tape Zip Tie Needle Nose Pliers AA(s) Take apart the toothbrush Take off the bottom of the toothbrush and save it for later. Then poke the needle nose ...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 07:59:33 PDT
MAYA Budget Telepresence Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/MAYA-Telepresence-Rover/
MAYA Budget Telepresence Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/JCQG/GMYN9W0H/FXPJCQGGMYN9W0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/JCQG/GMYN9W0H/FXPJCQGGMYN9W0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/JCQG/GMYN9W0H/FXPJCQGGMYN9W0H.SMALL.jpg bhylak Telepresence Robots are robots which allow you to be somewhere you can't physically be, such as being at school while your sick or being at work while your on vacation. While it is amazing technology, most telepresence robots are in the thousands range. Maya, short for Me And You Anywhere, is here t...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 12:34:02 PST
How to Build the SimpleBotics SimpleBot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-the-SimpleBot/
How to Build the SimpleBotics SimpleBot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/B21Y/GKS0T4HR/F06B21YGKS0T4HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/B21Y/GKS0T4HR/F06B21YGKS0T4HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/B21Y/GKS0T4HR/F06B21YGKS0T4HR.SMALL.jpg simplebotics Please vote for me! The SimpleBot is one of SimpleBotic's first robots, and its a pretty fun kit. This little critter is under $15.00 and makes a great project for kids, teens, and adults! Here is what you will need to build your very own SimpleBot. supplies: 1x pagermotor 1x LED (you pi...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2011 19:17:47 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
How to make a robot gripper! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-gripper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SMALL.jpg peterjacob To make this project you will need: * A small blow torch or lighter * A glue gun * A Dremel or rotary tool * A few rotary tool bits(drill, sanding wheels and a cutting wheel) * A permanent marker * The Cutting pattern(can be found here http://kattejuice.deviantart.com/gall... ) * A micro servo * 4...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 11:59:42 PST
Robot car tracking line [ easy way ] http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-car-tracking-line-easy-way-/
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Sun, 21 Nov 2010 13:04:01 PST
wall following virobot http://www.instructables.com/id/wall-following-virobot/
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Thu, 4 Nov 2010 21:04:07 PDT
Three Head Bristle Bot in a couple of hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Head-Bristle-Bot-in-a-couple-of-hours/
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Mon, 16 Aug 2010 02:53:36 PDT
Simple Bots: Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Inchworm/
Simple Bots: Inchworm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ELFM/GXFXNHH8/FR5ELFMGXFXNHH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ELFM/GXFXNHH8/FR5ELFMGXFXNHH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ELFM/GXFXNHH8/FR5ELFMGXFXNHH8.SMALL.jpg randofo If you can count on only one thing, it would be a ruler. Now, don't get me wrong. I am not talking about supreme despots for life, or anything of that sort. The rulers that I am referring to are the measuring kind. After all, how can you not count on something with so many sequential numbers? That i...
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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
Simple Bots: Scrub http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scrub/
Simple Bots: Scrub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9WVW/GXGHL1XA/F019WVWGXGHL1XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9WVW/GXGHL1XA/F019WVWGXGHL1XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9WVW/GXGHL1XA/F019WVWGXGHL1XA.SMALL.jpg randofo As part of my effort to make our life easier through robotics, I have made a low-cost cleaning bot called Scrub Bot. This state of the art cleaning robot is great at polishing floors and shining glass tables (provided that you soap it up first). It also disperses small particulates evenly across you...
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Fri, 30 Jul 2010 21:56:18 PDT
Simple Bots: Wobbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Wobbler/
Simple Bots: Wobbler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/0TWS/GXDWYH8Y/FEO0TWSGXDWYH8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/0TWS/GXDWYH8Y/FEO0TWSGXDWYH8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/0TWS/GXDWYH8Y/FEO0TWSGXDWYH8Y.SMALL.jpg randofo Typically, you learn how to wobble before you learn how to walk. But in the world of bots, anything is possible! That is why a day after showing you how to walk and two after showing you how I roll, I am back to show you how to do a little wobble wobble. That's right! In almost no time, you can be o...
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Wed, 28 Jul 2010 11:16:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Walker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Walker/
Simple Bots: Walker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/JATZ/GX10CM56/F47JATZGX10CM56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/JATZ/GX10CM56/F47JATZGX10CM56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/JATZ/GX10CM56/F47JATZGX10CM56.SMALL.jpg randofo My goal with Walker Bot was to make a 4-legged walking bot that could be made in ten minutes. This bot ultimately took me three hours to make. That said, my goal wasn't to make one in ten minutes, but to make one that could be made in ten minutes. I am pretty confident that now that I know what I am...
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Tue, 27 Jul 2010 00:08:31 PDT
Solar Powered Battle Symet - BEAM Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Battle-Symet-BEAM-Style/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:46:12 PST
adjustable guitar strap made with duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/adjustable-guitar-strap-made-with-duct-tape/
adjustable guitar strap made with duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/AVRD/FWEGK9OL/FPMAVRDFWEGK9OL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/AVRD/FWEGK9OL/FPMAVRDFWEGK9OL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/AVRD/FWEGK9OL/FPMAVRDFWEGK9OL.SMALL.jpg sev17 In this instructable we will be making a duct tape guitar strap. This took me altogether probably 30 minutes, and saves me 15 dollars for a sweet looking strap.You will need:For the strap:any color of duct tapeknife15 inches of shoestring (you use 14 inches but stay on the safe side)measuring tapela...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2009 18:19:43 PDT
Robot Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Racer/
Robot Racer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EMIY/FRXW6FT4/F73EMIYFRXW6FT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EMIY/FRXW6FT4/F73EMIYFRXW6FT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EMIY/FRXW6FT4/F73EMIYFRXW6FT4.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Hi, Welcome to my instructable !In this instructable i will show you how to build a Robot Racer !The robot racer is a fast, fun, easy-to-build elastic band car.The car uses recycled tubes, bottle tops and even recycled elastic bands.If you skim through this instructable and like it, it is entered in...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2009 01:12:18 PDT
Super Simple Beginners Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Beginners-Robot/
Super Simple Beginners Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/VE5X/FR123A3Q/FSOVE5XFR123A3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/VE5X/FR123A3Q/FSOVE5XFR123A3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/VE5X/FR123A3Q/FSOVE5XFR123A3Q.SMALL.jpg BIGBUG '''ROBOT VIDEO''' Here is an offsite link to the video while YouTube is processing the embedded version... I created this Instructable for the absolute n00by robot wannabe. I have noticed a huge jump in the number of beginners getting into the hobby and the number of "how do I" questions seem ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2009 16:19:27 PST