Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - lego http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:08:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-NunChuck-Controlled-Mindstorms-NXT-Soccer-Robo/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:13:53 PDT
Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Robot-12/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:52:50 PDT
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-device-and-Lego-NXT-to-build/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:12:25 PDT
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/BugzBot-Lego-improved-BrushBot/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:53:04 PDT
LINUS: The line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUS-The-line-following-robot/
LINUS: The line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SMALL.jpg bjkayani This is my attempt at a line following robot. I basically upgraded it as i went so i am just going to give and overview of the build and allow you to use your thinking. I used Lego as the base and then made my own sensor array. The first sensor array had 8 sensors but i realized that only 4 were b...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:32:49 PDT
Lego Mindstorms NXT Volume Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Mindstorms-NXT-Volume-Calculator/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:02:31 PST
lego mindstorm NXT Snow college challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-mindstorm-NXT-Snow-college-challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SMALL.jpg itsmylife10173 This robot was for my eng 1000 class at snow college the object of the chanenge was to drive up the stairs into a square push the orange cans (hunters) out of the square pick up the white can (rabbit) and bring it back over the stairs. robot made and programmed by Zach Harris and M...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:56:54 PST
Motion tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-tracker/
Motion tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Motion tracking done with a webcam and some Lego This is just a very crude design (especially the hardware), but you can apply the things you learn here to a more polish and solid setup too. You can also add a gun/rocket launcher/cannon as many of you would think about it For this project the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
LEGO Mindstorms Mouse Mover http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Mindstorms-Mouse-Mover/
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 15:40:38 PDT
Human robot with lego NXT http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-robot-with-lego-NXT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SMALL.jpg eventura Human robot with Lego NXT, From  Dominican Republic  by  Eduardo Ventura
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 07:04:51 PDT
3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scanner/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:29:25 PDT
Four Degrees of Freedom Lego Robot Arm made from Two Thymio Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Degrees-of-Freedom-Lego-Robot-Arm-made-from-T/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/668B/HE7DAHA7/FIP668BHE7DAHA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/668B/HE7DAHA7/FIP668BHE7DAHA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/668B/HE7DAHA7/FIP668BHE7DAHA7.SMALL.jpg sharon13m This 4-degree of freedom robot arm is made from two Thymio Robots and plenty of lego.  The small lego wheels rotates in front of the proximity sensors to measure actual distance traveled. This robot arm was created by: Dr Stéphane Magnenat of EPFL, and Austin Hendrix of Willow Garage More informati...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:23:38 PDT
Thymio Robot Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Thymio-Robot-Vehicle/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:50:04 PST
LEGO NXT 2.0 MOTION CAMERA http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-NXT-20-MOTION-CAMERA/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 08:29:38 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
How to build your Modular Vibrating Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-Modular-Vibrating-Robot/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 18:26:30 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
Laser Cut Lego Base for Roomba Robots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Lego-Base-for-Roomba-Robots/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 04:17:29 PDT
Quadroped Robot - (NIOSII Assembly) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadroped-Robot-NIOSII-Assembly/
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Wed, 30 May 2012 10:47:01 PDT
The Robot Creation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Robot-Creation/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 07:41:56 PDT
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Lego Claw Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Video-Trakr-Add-a-Lego-Claw-Attachment/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 09:29:11 PDT
mindstorms, Robo hand! http://www.instructables.com/id/mindstorms-Robo-hand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/8KS9/GX3M7VFB/FIU8KS9GX3M7VFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/8KS9/GX3M7VFB/FIU8KS9GX3M7VFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/8KS9/GX3M7VFB/FIU8KS9GX3M7VFB.SMALL.jpg randomdude2 I built and programmed this robot with bricks and software(NXTg) from the kit, this robot is programmed so that if you move your finger it will move its finger. 
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 12:26:56 PST
Hacking the Spy Video Trakr III: Make a Grabber Bot Out of Legos, Snap Circuits, and the Spy Video Trakr http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grabber-Bot-Out-of-Legos-Snap-Circuits-an/
Hacking the Spy Video Trakr III: Make a Grabber Bot Out of Legos, Snap Circuits, and the Spy Video Trakr - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/MFP3/GWHN3L7O/FHSMFP3GWHN3L7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/MFP3/GWHN3L7O/FHSMFP3GWHN3L7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/MFP3/GWHN3L7O/FHSMFP3GWHN3L7O.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this instructable I will demonstrate how to use Legos, Snap Circuits, and the Spy Video Trakr to create a remote controlled grabber bot. I will demonstrate how to download and install the C language compiler for the Trakr. Next I’ll explain how to compile a simple program and install it on the Tr...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:03:46 PST
Self-Learning Rock - Paper - Scissors Robot from Lego Mindstorms NXT! http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Learning-Rock-Paper-Scissors-Robot-from-L/
Self-Learning Rock - Paper - Scissors Robot from Lego Mindstorms NXT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/0F7S/GP7IHTC5/FSH0F7SGP7IHTC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/0F7S/GP7IHTC5/FSH0F7SGP7IHTC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/0F7S/GP7IHTC5/FSH0F7SGP7IHTC5.SMALL.jpg prrgg14935 Hi everyone!  This is my first instructable! This is a REAL self - learning robot that learns how to play rock - paper - scissors!  It will learn how to beat a person 100% of the time!  A person is NOT needed to teach the robot how to play the game; it really does learn by itself!   This robot doe...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 18:29:21 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
Lego mindstorms bmx bicycle by chekespeare http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-mindstorms-bmx-bicycle-by-chekespeare/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/CTQZ/GOPIMG4N/FF0CTQZGOPIMG4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/CTQZ/GOPIMG4N/FF0CTQZGOPIMG4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/CTQZ/GOPIMG4N/FF0CTQZGOPIMG4N.SMALL.jpg chekespeare
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 19:44:31 PDT
How-To Repair Dead Lego Mindstorm LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-Dead-Lego-Mindstorm-LCD/
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Mon, 9 May 2011 11:09:19 PDT
control Lego NXT with wiimote http://www.instructables.com/id/control-Lego-NXT-with-wiimote-via-bluetooth/
control Lego NXT with wiimote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/3ZZY/GLC26KEE/FN33ZZYGLC26KEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/3ZZY/GLC26KEE/FN33ZZYGLC26KEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/3ZZY/GLC26KEE/FN33ZZYGLC26KEE.SMALL.jpg s Ever want to build your own RC vehicle? Now you can. Your in control of its design, and as simple to use a Legos, because it is Legos. All you need is a Lego NXT, a computer with a Bluetooth dongle, and control software I am 17 years old. Materials You will need: *standard NXT kit *computer wi...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:04:56 PDT
LEGO Artist, Built in creativity!! http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Artist-Built-in-creativity/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/6ZOX/GGBZPO50/FJY6ZOXGGBZPO50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/6ZOX/GGBZPO50/FJY6ZOXGGBZPO50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/6ZOX/GGBZPO50/FJY6ZOXGGBZPO50.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs please take a look at the video of it (made during the national level) video of robot in action here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZwF1Y9GgYo sorry, i dont have many pictures of the robot more of the products please have a look at the robot i built in 2008 which won runners-up in Japan http://w...
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 21:36:38 PDT
Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Robot/
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:46:25 PST
Solar Powered Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Lego-Mindstorms-NXT-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/0OTO/GIWZLAQE/FA00OTOGIWZLAQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/0OTO/GIWZLAQE/FA00OTOGIWZLAQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/0OTO/GIWZLAQE/FA00OTOGIWZLAQE.SMALL.jpg dexterindustries.com Step by step pictures of making the solar powered Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot.
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 14:05:03 PST
GPS Guided Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-Guided-Lego-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/5TQC/GIWZL729/F265TQCGIWZL729.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/5TQC/GIWZL729/F265TQCGIWZL729.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/5TQC/GIWZL729/F265TQCGIWZL729.SMALL.jpg dexterindustries.com How to make a GPS-guided robot in 10 minutes or less.   See the whole project, step by step, on the dexterindustries website: http://dexterindustries.com/Project-10MinuteBot-DIGPS.html The robot can be easily programmed with NXT-G, a simple graphical programming language.  
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:56:59 PST
Solar Powered Mindstorms NXT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Mindstorms-NXT-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/1IGY/GIWZL726/F0L1IGYGIWZL726.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/1IGY/GIWZL726/F0L1IGYGIWZL726.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/1IGY/GIWZL726/F0L1IGYGIWZL726.SMALL.jpg dexterindustries.com This is a quick video instruction on how to make a Solar Powered Mindstorms NXT robot.  The whole build takes about 10 minutes.  You can also see it, step by step with better pictures on the dexterindustries.com website here.  http://dexterindustries.com/Project-10MinuteBot-DSolar.html
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:47:33 PST
CAMLU 2010 http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMLU-2010/
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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 10:15:18 PST
a robot i built in 2007 (state champion) http://www.instructables.com/id/a-robot-i-built-in-2007-state-champion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/U6BW/GGMMFE0O/FSDU6BWGGMMFE0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/U6BW/GGMMFE0O/FSDU6BWGGMMFE0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/U6BW/GGMMFE0O/FSDU6BWGGMMFE0O.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs emm nothing to tell about the technical specifications as its well... more of a fancy 3d show
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Thu, 18 Nov 2010 07:20:07 PST
A robot i built for 2008 World Robot Olympiad open category http://www.instructables.com/id/A-robot-i-built-for-2008-World-Robot-Olympiad-open/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KHEA/GGK20OWD/F8CKHEAGGK20OWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KHEA/GGK20OWD/F8CKHEAGGK20OWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KHEA/GGK20OWD/F8CKHEAGGK20OWD.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs World Robot Olympiad 2008 open category "saving global environment" it won the junior high school runners up award held in Yokohama,Japan please have a look at the robot i built in 2009 which won first place in Korea here http://www.instructables.com/id/A-robot-i-built-for-2009-World-Robot-Olympiad...
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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 04:15:46 PST
A robot i built for 2009 World Robot Olympiad open category artist robot (champion) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-robot-i-built-for-2009-World-Robot-Olympiad-open/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/BTNU/GGBZPO51/FOOBTNUGGBZPO51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/BTNU/GGBZPO51/FOOBTNUGGBZPO51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/BTNU/GGBZPO51/FOOBTNUGGBZPO51.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs please take a look at the video of it (made during the national level) video of robot in action here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZwF1Y9GgYo sorry, i dont have many pictures of the robot more of the products please have a look at the robot i built in 2008 which won runners-up in Japan http://w...
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 07:06:44 PST
August's Human Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Augusts-Human-Powered-Robot/
August's Human Powered Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/71BS/GGC2U7MO/F2Y71BSGGC2U7MO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/71BS/GGC2U7MO/F2Y71BSGGC2U7MO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/71BS/GGC2U7MO/F2Y71BSGGC2U7MO.SMALL.jpg ftking_83702 I play with different educational manipulatives for a living. (Visit www.weirdrichard.com). My children are spoiled with access to all sorts of toys!  I told my son (age 5) about the Instuctables/Autodesk Kinetic Sculpture Contest. "You just have to build something that moves!" With some excitemen...
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Fri, 12 Nov 2010 08:15:53 PST
Lego Mindstorms Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Mindstorms-Calculator/
Lego Mindstorms Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/GMR7/GDRPYMNV/FZ3GMR7GDRPYMNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/GMR7/GDRPYMNV/FZ3GMR7GDRPYMNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/GMR7/GDRPYMNV/FZ3GMR7GDRPYMNV.SMALL.jpg ALogan97 This calculator uses a modified version of one of the Mindstorms tutorial's code to add how many times you press one touch sensor to how many times you press another touch sensor. To subtract, you have to add negative numbers. Oh and sorry for the poor picture quality, I took everything on an iPhon...
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Mon, 6 Sep 2010 14:25:48 PDT
Clockwork Bionicle robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Clockwork-Bionicle-robot/
Clockwork Bionicle robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/8Z5F/FYIZH4TE/F9C8Z5FFYIZH4TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/8Z5F/FYIZH4TE/F9C8Z5FFYIZH4TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/8Z5F/FYIZH4TE/F9C8Z5FFYIZH4TE.SMALL.jpg Skinr With this tutorial (my first) you can build a robot out of Bionicle pieces with controllable arm movements. Put on the arms Attach the upper arm pieces to the torso as shown. Then, put gray connectors (picture 3) into the middle hole in each arm. Begin building the mechanism Put the knobs and...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2009 21:14:05 PDT
How to Make an Obstacles Avoiding Robot- Arduino Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Obstacles-Avoiding-Robot-Arduino-S/
How to Make an Obstacles Avoiding Robot- Arduino Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/E3RL/FJ8YVEZ1/F72E3RLFJ8YVEZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/E3RL/FJ8YVEZ1/F72E3RLFJ8YVEZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/E3RL/FJ8YVEZ1/F72E3RLFJ8YVEZ1.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 You've always wanted to make one of those cool robots that can basically avoid any object. Yet you didn't have enough money to buy one of those really expensive ones, with already cut parts where all the materials where there for you. If you're like me you like to use some parts you already have aro...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 13:39:18 PST
Lego MInifig Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-MInifig-Robot/
Lego MInifig Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/SOAA/FQR1WSOB/FJSSOAAFQR1WSOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/SOAA/FQR1WSOB/FJSSOAAFQR1WSOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/SOAA/FQR1WSOB/FJSSOAAFQR1WSOB.SMALL.jpg swimmer95 It may look like this is held together with glue but it is not. And the pieces that you need are easy to obtain. Gather pieces See easy to obtain:) Body Get pieces in picture 1. Put the the levers into the minifig arm holes and make sure the bottom looks like the 5th picture. 2. pull the lev...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2009 17:09:42 PST
Automatic Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Light-Switch-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/NNUU/FLROKUD2/F90NNUUFLROKUD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/NNUU/FLROKUD2/F90NNUUFLROKUD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/NNUU/FLROKUD2/F90NNUUFLROKUD2.SMALL.jpg downhilldman I was bored of turning the light on myself, so I built this! It's made from the LEGO NXT Mindstorms. It works by attaching a two long pieces to a motor. You also must have it stable so I lifted it up and taped it down. Finally attach a cord from the motor to the Mindstorms main unit. By the way, I...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 11:30:23 PDT
Bionicle Nuparu Matoran Revamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionicle-Nuparu-Matoran-Revamp/
Bionicle Nuparu Matoran Revamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/9243/FLEBWIFP/F439243FLEBWIFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/9243/FLEBWIFP/F439243FLEBWIFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/9243/FLEBWIFP/F439243FLEBWIFP.SMALL.jpg Chunky! This is essentially my revamp of one of my favorite bionicle matoran, Nuparu. Basically, It has custom legs, torso, and arms, complete with a robotic one. Though it is small, this model is somewhat difficult for first time builders. Even if you don't have the pieces in the same color you can still f...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 19:06:15 PDT
Egglift: an automatic LEGO egg cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Egglift-an-egg-cooker/
Egglift: an automatic LEGO egg cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/IO8V/FGUYVSCR/FRZIO8VFGUYVSCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/IO8V/FGUYVSCR/FRZIO8VFGUYVSCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/IO8V/FGUYVSCR/FRZIO8VFGUYVSCR.SMALL.jpg chrismake LEGOs are really great to build all kinds of robots. I'd like to introduce you the Egglift. The Egglift is an appliance to cook boiled eggs made out of LEGO bricks, powered and controlled with LEGO Mindstorms. Acknowledgment: The original Egglift idea is from famous French inventor Rolan...
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Fri, 30 May 2008 14:25:29 PDT
carmageddon rc !!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/carmageddon-rc-!!!!!!!!!!!!!!/
carmageddon rc !!!!!!!!!!!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/VMCP/F8NBMFNA/FNIVMCPF8NBMFNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/VMCP/F8NBMFNA/FNIVMCPF8NBMFNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/VMCP/F8NBMFNA/FNIVMCPF8NBMFNA.SMALL.jpg MAD-DOC well this all started when I got a RC heli just before guy fawkes night helicopter + rocket = cool well i did start that but soon realized i would have to buy another controller to fire it on command then i had a vision (actually i tripped over my RC nitro car then it came to me RC-carmageddon so wi...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2007 09:44:21 PST