Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - robotics - beam http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:51:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a Fridge Climbing Freedombot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fridge-Climbing-Freedombot/
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By: Skater_j10

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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 03:58:50 PDT
how to build a BEAM robot http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-BEAM-symet/
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By: simplebotics

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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 08:41:15 PST
Solar Powered Battle Symet - BEAM Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Battle-Symet-BEAM-Style/
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By: Solarbotics

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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:46:12 PST
The Carpet Crawler - A BEAM Robot. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Carpet-Crawler-A-BEAM-Robot/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 15:22:43 PST
The Easter Solar Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easter-Solar-Engine/
The Easter Solar Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/7DMH/G2L3BUY8/FGQ7DMHG2L3BUY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/7DMH/G2L3BUY8/FGQ7DMHG2L3BUY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/7DMH/G2L3BUY8/FGQ7DMHG2L3BUY8.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim A Solar Engine is a circuit that takes in and stores electrical energy from solar cells, and when a predetermined amount has accumulated, it switches on to drive a motor or other actuator.  A solar engine is not really an 'engine' in itself, but that is its name by established usage.  It does provid...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2010 10:58:32 PST
Solar Spinner - Magbot (200 rpm with no motor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Spinner/
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By: FreeBaseBuzz

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Sun, 24 May 2009 02:45:52 PDT
How to build the one motor walker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-one-motor-walker/
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By: robomaniac

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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 15:33:10 PDT
How to Build a Robot - The BeetleBot v2 ( Revisited ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robot-The-BeetleBot-v2-Revisite/
How to Build a Robot - The BeetleBot v2 ( Revisited ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/9MB8/FHY0HAKC/F0H9MB8FHY0HAKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/9MB8/FHY0HAKC/F0H9MB8FHY0HAKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/9MB8/FHY0HAKC/F0H9MB8FHY0HAKC.SMALL.jpg robomaniac This is the beetle robot instructables revisited a la MythBusters style! I originally made a instructables about my beetle robot version 1. It is now time to show you a new version of this wonderful robot. This new version is much easier to build and fool proof! The beetle robot (Beetle bot), is a...
By: robomaniac

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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 18:46:15 PDT
A Servo-based 4-legged Walker http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Servo-based-4-legged-Walker/
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By: The Real Elliot

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Tue, 14 Nov 2006 01:47:02 PST