Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:19:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Noodle: a crowdsourced robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Noodle-a-crowdsourced-robot/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:42:01 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
DIY Universal Robot Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Universal-Robot-Gripper/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:19:06 PDT
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Ultimate-Helping-Hand-Jig/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:56:52 PDT
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Emotive-Quadruped/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:34:58 PDT
Dextrus v1.1 Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Dextrus-v11-Robotic-Hand/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 06:53:26 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-handmade-Hexapod-with-arduino-Hexdrake/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 01:54:21 PDT
Air-Powered Soft Robots with LEGOs http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Soft-Robots-with-LEGOs/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:04:14 PDT
EZ Robot Controlled Lost in Space B9 Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Robot-Controlled-Lost-in-Space-B9-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SMALL.jpg dschulpius This is my full sized exact replica of the 1960's TV show's Lost in Space B9 Robot. I've been building it for about 2 years now. It's animation is controlled by 3 EZ Robot control boards (EZB) and his voice files were made by the origi...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:10:13 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-4-Arduino-and-Cybot-Control/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) http://www.instructables.com/id/RoverBot-1/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:09:13 PDT
CSS555 Solar Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/CSS555-Solar-Engine/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:44:34 PDT
Quad Track Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quad-Track-Arduino-Rover/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:27:03 PST
A Simple and Very Easy Inverted Pendulum Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-and-Very-Easy-Inverted-Pendulum-Balancing/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:14:35 PST
Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-Ultrasonic-Rover/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:25:03 PST
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
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:08:16 PST
Stratum Networks Delta Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stratum-Networks-Delta-Robot/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:56:20 PST
Grippy robot wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Grippy-robot-wheels/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 13:52:23 PST
How to make the one motor walker (without bicore) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-one-motor-walker-without-bicore/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:37:20 PST
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 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
How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Makeblock-Music-Robot-with-the-Music/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:28:16 PDT
Make a Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Junkbot/
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:30:32 PDT
How to make a Ball Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ball-Balancing-Robot/
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:39:50 PDT
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Hand-Controlled-by-a-Glove-and-Arduino/
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SMALL.jpg dschurman This project idea came to me when I was sitting on a bed on a hotel room on vacation. I thought: "It'd be really neat to have a robotic hand that I can control with my own hand!" Upon returning home, I embarked upon a journey to design and create the project. I hope you enjoy! The basic components ...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:28:30 PDT
Prosthetic/Robotic Hand Printable As An Assembled Unit Without Supports http://www.instructables.com/id/ProstheticRobotic-Hand-Printable-As-An-Assembled-U/
Prosthetic/Robotic Hand Printable As An Assembled Unit Without Supports - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/CX11/HM8D81YH/FIKCX11HM8D81YH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/CX11/HM8D81YH/FIKCX11HM8D81YH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/CX11/HM8D81YH/FIKCX11HM8D81YH.SMALL.jpg ProfHankD You might have heard about the 3D-printed prosthetic hands created by Richard Van As and Ivan Owen for about 100 children thus far. That's a great thing they've been doing. There's also a "Snap-Together Robohand" version, http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:92937, which is intended to be easier to buil...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:13:05 PDT
How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-XY-plotter-with-Makeblock/
How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/C6SS/HLSH97EV/F6TC6SSHLSH97EV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/C6SS/HLSH97EV/F6TC6SSHLSH97EV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/C6SS/HLSH97EV/F6TC6SSHLSH97EV.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Introduction Last month, I made a XY-plotter by Makeblock and use it to built a Drawing Robot. This Drawing Robot was built with two Linear Motion Shaft D8x480mm, two Long Beam0824, the timing belt, two stepper motors, two stepper motor driver, and a micro-controller Arduino.  You can send a pictu...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:44:49 PDT
123D Design Fully Articulated Battle Robot Action Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Design-Jaeger-Fully-Articulated-Action-Figure/
123D Design Fully Articulated Battle Robot Action Figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/PVBU/HLFUZ8WQ/FWHPVBUHLFUZ8WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/PVBU/HLFUZ8WQ/FWHPVBUHLFUZ8WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/PVBU/HLFUZ8WQ/FWHPVBUHLFUZ8WQ.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer Officially, this was my final project , the piece de resistance of my time as Artist in Residence on Instructables. (Piece de resistance... I always wanted to say that!) Ladies and Gentlemen: I give you my fully articulated battle robot action figure, with dual missile launcher! I named it "Jaege...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 23:28:56 PDT
Light Ring on Underwater Robot -- Part 1 (Lathe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Ring-on-Underwater-Robot-Part-1-Lathe/
Light Ring on Underwater Robot -- Part 1 (Lathe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TA4G/HL946R3T/F8VTA4GHL946R3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TA4G/HL946R3T/F8VTA4GHL946R3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TA4G/HL946R3T/F8VTA4GHL946R3T.SMALL.jpg pycepidu Hi. For my engineering job, I had the opportunity to work on an underwater robot -- for science! (Picture 2) One of my first tasks was to redesign the light ring on the front of the vehicle. It's dark under the ocean, and we need to be able to see. The old light ring is a potted vessel. Basically,...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 09:13:58 PDT
RC circuit for a Bibberbeest / vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-circuit-for-a-Bibberbeest-vibrobot/
RC circuit for a Bibberbeest / vibrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/1JGN/HKVKM6R8/F941JGNHKVKM6R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/1JGN/HKVKM6R8/F941JGNHKVKM6R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/1JGN/HKVKM6R8/F941JGNHKVKM6R8.SMALL.jpg ynze Last February I posted a vibrobot project "Scary bots and Super Creeps", making vibrobots out of connectors, cable binders and electrical wire. The creatures are named "bibberbeest" in Dutch. Making Bibberbeests with kids is a HUGE success at schools, parties and festivals (second video in this ste...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 02:55:01 PDT
How to Build an Internet Controlled Mars Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Internet-Controlled-Mars-Rover/
How to Build an Internet Controlled Mars Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/ZVKN/HJGDZL2O/F51ZVKNHJGDZL2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/ZVKN/HJGDZL2O/F51ZVKNHJGDZL2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/ZVKN/HJGDZL2O/F51ZVKNHJGDZL2O.SMALL.gif mashorter This Instructable will explain everything you need to know to build an internet controlled all terrain robot. This one just happens to be modelled on the Mars Curiosity rover. This robot is controllable from any internet enabled device so you can control this thing on the other side of the planet (o...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 02:09:28 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 *UPDATE* Just wanted to add a bit of how posting this Instructable has positively impacted me. Besides the wonderful reception and feedback I received in the contests and the success it has had in the contests it helped me define my interests. I've always loved robotics and prosthetics (and similar ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/AAA-Robot-Autonomous-Analog-Arduino/
AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/TZH3/HJKC0V4L/F8UTZH3HJKC0V4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/TZH3/HJKC0V4L/F8UTZH3HJKC0V4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/TZH3/HJKC0V4L/F8UTZH3HJKC0V4L.SMALL.jpg curryninja123 The AAA Robot is a perfect robot for beginners. It is versatile, easy to build, and discusses many of the topics roboticists need to learn, including but no limited to transistor switches, motor driving nad analog sensors. This Instructable includes step-by-step instructions on how to build your ver...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 21:27:06 PDT
Yogy - The Arduino Powered Robot Made For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Yogy-The-Arduino-Powered-Robot-Made-For-Kids/
Yogy - The Arduino Powered Robot Made For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J4YR/HJUWS6XC/FU0J4YRHJUWS6XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J4YR/HJUWS6XC/FU0J4YRHJUWS6XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J4YR/HJUWS6XC/FU0J4YRHJUWS6XC.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi In this Instructable I will show you how to make a cute and kid friendly Obstacle Avoiding Robot I like to call Yogy. Yogy gets his name from the Yoghurt tub body he is made from. I am a sucker for seeing the best in trash and this Yoghurt tub looked too good to be thrown away. I salvaged it and de...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 05:04:32 PDT
high grip rubber tires for robots http://www.instructables.com/id/high-grip-rubber-tires-for-robots/
high grip rubber tires for robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Since my Sugru wheels instructable had a big success, I understood that making good wheels for robots is a common topic. To improve the grip of the tires I tried to create them with liquid rubber. Although you need a good practice to mix the components and obtain a good result (and you'll probably f...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 05:14:15 PDT
Biting Obstacles Autonomous Robot « Sanglier » (boar) http://www.instructables.com/id/Biting-Obstacles-Autonomous-Robot-Sanglier-boar/
Biting Obstacles Autonomous Robot « Sanglier » (boar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/I3UD/HIPIR13Z/F8CI3UDHIPIR13Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/I3UD/HIPIR13Z/F8CI3UDHIPIR13Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/I3UD/HIPIR13Z/F8CI3UDHIPIR13Z.SMALL.jpg SnowViet General concept Our first idea was to create a tracked robot able to climb stairs and plenty of others obstacles, to reach a good speed (around 10 or 15 km/h) while filming and transmitting data. It will decide itself if it can go through an obstacle like a slope, stairs or a hole.  Recognizing peo...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 13:46:14 PDT
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Eco-Quad-Copter-from-Reused-and-Rec/
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SMALL.jpg KT-AZ      As a student enrolled in an academic, technical high school, I have been exposed to many aspects of technology, including engineering, vehicle design, and electronics. However my area of focus is currently law, public safety and government policy. With the frequency of drones in the media, I ha...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 21:33:10 PDT
Crawlerbot 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlerbot-2000-2001/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch; all parts were designed and created specifically for this project At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassis and the track system. Soon I created a die for the gears...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:25:02 PDT
Flora- an interactive flower http://www.instructables.com/id/Flora-an-interactive-flower/
Flora- an interactive flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan Hello everyone.....Today I have taken something out of my flower garden....We all know,plants have their own lives,they can feel just as we feel..but they can't express it...But what happens if a flower gains the ability to interact with you? Imagine a flower sitting at your desk looking at you,waiv...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:55:26 PDT
Robot - Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Line-Follower/
Robot - Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DKC5/HI3TS52I/FMTDKC5HI3TS52I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DKC5/HI3TS52I/FMTDKC5HI3TS52I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DKC5/HI3TS52I/FMTDKC5HI3TS52I.SMALL.jpg midhun_s I began work on my first robot about two years ago. For no particular reason, I decided to begin with a line following robot and truth be told, my first attempt at building it was a complete failure. Looking back at my efforts, I believe, for a beginner, I was rather too ambitious. The circuit tha...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:25:48 PDT
Making Music with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Music-with-Makeblock/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:04:14 PDT
Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robopod-the-Arduino-Powered-Robot/
Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/RP5J/HHS9VQBM/FVYRP5JHHS9VQBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/RP5J/HHS9VQBM/FVYRP5JHHS9VQBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/RP5J/HHS9VQBM/FVYRP5JHHS9VQBM.SMALL.jpg 86 Robopod is a simple arduino robot that uses antennas to detect obstacles. Robopod's motors are controlled by an H bridge and   powered by a nine volt battery.  Robopods circuit is based on a breadboard for easy modification. Tools and Materials Material Arduino uno Breadboard H Br...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:46:34 PDT
Let's Build a Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Build-a-Robot/
Let's Build a Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SEA5/HHS9W2LA/FDXSEA5HHS9W2LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SEA5/HHS9W2LA/FDXSEA5HHS9W2LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SEA5/HHS9W2LA/FDXSEA5HHS9W2LA.SMALL.jpg rwinscot I've been building stuff like this since I was about ten or so years old... and I love it! It's amazing how fabrication techniques have improved in the last few years. Inexpensive hardware, 3D printers, and awesome boutique electronics stores like Adafruit, SparkFun, and Seeed Studio have opened a ...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:21:58 PDT
Seed Spreading Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Spreading-Robot/
Seed Spreading Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/YDM1/H5JVXA2L/FTDYDM1H5JVXA2L.SMALL.jpg randofo Last summer it was brought to my attention that you could buy nearly everything you needed for automated lawn care but a seed spreading robot. This intrigued me. For starters, why on Earth would anyone make lawn care robots in the first place? There are countless reasons this seems like a bad idea. ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:18:24 PDT
Build STEMbot1 - A Robot That Makes Programming Fun and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-STEMbot1-A-Robot-That-Makes-Programming-Fu/
Build STEMbot1 - A Robot That Makes Programming Fun and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MGEC/HHMI536N/FAYMGECHHMI536N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MGEC/HHMI536N/FAYMGECHHMI536N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MGEC/HHMI536N/FAYMGECHHMI536N.SMALL.jpg emgrobotics The modern smartphone or tablet (mobile device) has more computing power than desktop computers had just 10 years ago. Modern mobile devices are full of sensors including: GPS, compass, 3-axis accelerometers, gyroscopes, etc and are well connected via cellular network, WiFi, and Bluetooth. Chanc...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 18:52:13 PDT