Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - servo - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:55:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Arm/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:44:55 PDT
Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexapod-robot-instructables-coming-soon/
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:37:10 PDT
Build a Robotic Arm for the Science Olympiad http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Arm-for-the-Science-Olympiad/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:52:26 PDT
Convert Towerpro MG995 servo to continuous rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Towerpro-MG995-servo-to-continuous-rotatio/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 09:26:35 PDT
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
simpleWalker: 4-legged 2-servo walking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/simpleWalker-4-legged-2-servo-walking-robot/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2009 08:29:45 PST
Robotic Arm with Servo Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-with-Servo-Motors/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 20:25:59 PDT
Make your own low-cost servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-low-cost-servo/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:24:40 PST
Tower Pro SG 90 Micro Servo Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tower-Pro-SG-90-Micro-Servo-Hack/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 08:51:38 PDT
How to hack a servo for continuous rotation - TowerPro MG995 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-a-servo-for-continuous-rotation-Towe/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 06:22:08 PDT
[DIY] Spider Robot(Quad robot, Quadruped) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spider-RobotQuad-robot-Quadruped/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 08:24:57 PDT
Super Simple Beginners Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Beginners-Robot/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2009 16:19:27 PST
Controlling a Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stewart-Platform/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-us-build-a-handmade-Hexapod-robot/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:11:16 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-Dynamixel-AX-12A-servos-with-a-Raspbe/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:01:06 PDT
Single Servo Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Servo-Robotic-Gripper/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:04:27 PDT
R/C Steam Turret Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
How to Use a Servo with Tessel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Servo-with-Tessel/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:27 PDT
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 PDT
Counter-Strike Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-Robot/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:29:12 PST
Solar-Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Robot/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:14:17 PST
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-arm-from-a-desk-lamp-IKEA-Tertial-hack/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 10:34:59 PST
Seed Spreading Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Spreading-Robot/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:18:24 PDT
Continous Rotation Servo Mod - Adjustable Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Continous-Rotation-Servo-Mod-Adjustable-Method/
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:43:58 PDT
How to modify a servo motor for continuous rotation ( One motor walker robot ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-modify-a-servo-motor-for-continuous-rotatio/
How to modify a servo motor for continuous rotation ( One motor walker robot ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/XMED/FHOI1YIU/F2GXMEDFHOI1YIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/XMED/FHOI1YIU/F2GXMEDFHOI1YIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/XMED/FHOI1YIU/F2GXMEDFHOI1YIU.SMALL.jpg robomaniac This instructable is part of the one motor walker.http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-one-motor-walker/There are trillions of tutorial like this, I know :-)They where taking at school during lunch break with a Sony Mavica camera ( floppy disk )!5 febuary 2001, 12:18:50 How to modify a...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2008 13:20:35 PDT
Robotic Spider V8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hapless-Spider-V8/
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:54:07 PST
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TowerPro-Micro-Servo-Spin-360/
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/APCO/HCB8TMSH/FBNAPCOHCB8TMSH.SMALL.jpg HavocRC Hey guys! Since I've got my servos, I've had two that I set aside for hacking. So, coming to my favorite website for help, I was sorely disappointed when I couldn't seem to find any instructables on how to mod a micro servo. After viewing a few, I went to my workbench and got to work. I was very sur...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:33:13 PST
The IKEA Robot Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-IKEA-Robot-Lamp-Adding-the-servos/
The IKEA Robot Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/TN8Q/GY18WD1Q/FQRTN8QGY18WD1Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/TN8Q/GY18WD1Q/FQRTN8QGY18WD1Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/TN8Q/GY18WD1Q/FQRTN8QGY18WD1Q.SMALL.jpg arduinoarts Welcome to the SM-1 project from ArduinoArts.com! (A.K.A as the Annoying IKEA Lamp) We are proud to introduce you to the SM-1 project (aka the Annoying IKEA lamp), as part of the Toy hacking contest from the SeeedStudio.com friends. The project consists in modifying an IKEA 5€ lamp and adding it so...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:51:23 PST
Wendell the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wendell-the-Robot/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 16:25:40 PST
The Claw. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Claw-1/
The Claw. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DAOW/GLFU0NAK/FIPDAOWGLFU0NAK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DAOW/GLFU0NAK/FIPDAOWGLFU0NAK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DAOW/GLFU0NAK/FIPDAOWGLFU0NAK.SMALL.jpg AntMan232 This is how to build... The Claw. The Claw is my awesome 3 fingered robotic gripper. it is controlled with a servo, and can be attached to another servo which acts as a "wrist". To see what it should look like, there is a video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R7vCUfmeNU. (for the NRW contes...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:11:16 PDT
Mechanized Android Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanized-Android-Figure/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:45:23 PST
Animatronic Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyes/
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:01:54 PST
Simple Bots: Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Inchworm/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:35:18 PDT
Remove a Servo Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-a-Servo-Controller/
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Fri, 16 Jul 2010 18:35:18 PDT
Your first real robot the easy way, learn all the basics while at it :) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-first-robot-an-actual-programma/
Your first real robot the easy way, learn all the basics while at it :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/MEGN/G9628E6D/FAGMEGNG9628E6D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/MEGN/G9628E6D/FAGMEGNG9628E6D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/MEGN/G9628E6D/FAGMEGNG9628E6D.SMALL.jpg fritsl This tutorial is the easiest way in the world to give you a fast start into building robots. And so, it is very easy! This is an updated version, the original can be found here: The original instructions Welcome :) Everything here is so easy, that after you have gone through it, you ...
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Mon, 17 May 2010 05:13:08 PDT
The Most Useless Machine EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Useless-Machine/
The Most Useless Machine EVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LIDY/IN238AA7/FJZLIDYIN238AA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LIDY/IN238AA7/FJZLIDYIN238AA7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LIDY/IN238AA7/FJZLIDYIN238AA7.SMALL.jpg Frivolous Engineering And Yet Everybody wants one?!!???AKA: The Ultimate Machine! AKA: Leave-Me-Alone-BoxWe manufacture the Best Useless Machine Kit out there:Frivolous Engineering's Useless Machine Kits!"Weird Al" Yankovic Sez: "I never realized till now how much I needed one of these."AS SEEN ON TV! Make Magazine's ...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2009 17:21:53 PST
Simple Servo Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Servo-Tester/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 11:37:31 PDT
HiTec Servo Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/HiTec-Servo-Hack/
HiTec Servo Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/9II6/FU54ZSGO/FXH9II6FU54ZSGO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/9II6/FU54ZSGO/FXH9II6FU54ZSGO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/9II6/FU54ZSGO/FXH9II6FU54ZSGO.SMALL.jpg guibot This is a quick and easy walkthrough on how to modify a HiTec Servo and make it a normal dc motor with gears.To see how you can control your motors with the Arduino visit this instructable:www.guilhermemartins.net 1. Say hello to your servo, and say goodbye as well because what we are going to ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:33:59 PDT