Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - sensor - robotics http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:35:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sculpture Robot (Part 7 of 9): Universal Joint for Chainsaw Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-7-of-9-Universal-Joint-for-Ch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:57:45 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 4 of 9): Polycarbonate Robot Impact Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-4-of-9-Polycarbonate-Robot-Im/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:51:37 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 3 of 9): Kids Bike Destruction for Robotic Arm Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-3-of-9-Kids-Bike-Destruction-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
By: morganrauscher

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:49:28 PST
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Plexiglass-Mounts-for-Robot-Design/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 12:37:02 PDT
Floor Cleaning Robot with Vex Robotics System http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Cleaning-Robot-with-Vex-Robotics-System/
Floor Cleaning Robot with Vex Robotics System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1XK1/GLFUE2ME/FJA1XK1GLFUE2ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1XK1/GLFUE2ME/FJA1XK1GLFUE2ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1XK1/GLFUE2ME/FJA1XK1GLFUE2ME.SMALL.jpg TechnoInnovator This instructable will tell how to make a floor cleaning robot that uses Vex Robotics System as a base platform. The robot uses a paint roller to pick up crumbs and dirt and moves them into a dustpan. Also, a water tank continuously drips water onto a mop ...
By: TechnoInnovator

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:01:17 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Prepare some surplus PIR sensors for robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepare-some-surplus-PIR-sensors-for-robotics/
Prepare some surplus PIR sensors for robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/HP9Q/FBQ33TLG/FA2HP9QFBQ33TLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/HP9Q/FBQ33TLG/FA2HP9QFBQ33TLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/HP9Q/FBQ33TLG/FA2HP9QFBQ33TLG.SMALL.jpg frickelkram I found a bunch of PIR sensors on eBay. They are mounted on a pcb that was produced for a hands free set for mobile phones. I like to describe here how to prepare the sensor for the usage in robotics projects.If you don't know what a PIR sensor is, just have a look at Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.o...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 07:14:33 PST
Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox speed sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tamiya-72004-worm-gearbox-speed-sensor/
Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox speed sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/L5XF/KRNEQHO9AY4/FGUL5XFKRNEQHO9AY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/L5XF/KRNEQHO9AY4/FGUL5XFKRNEQHO9AY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/L5XF/KRNEQHO9AY4/FGUL5XFKRNEQHO9AY4.SMALL.jpg ame I wanted to accurately control the speed of the motor in a Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox for a robot I am building. To do this you must have some way to measure the current speed. This project shows the evolution of the speed sensor. As you can see in the picture, the motor drives a worm gear directl...
By: ame

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