Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 May 2015 20:48:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beginners Guide to Maya: Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-Maya-Robots/
Beginners Guide to Maya: Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/S50V/IA3VBTBH/FOXS50VIA3VBTBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/S50V/IA3VBTBH/FOXS50VIA3VBTBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/S50V/IA3VBTBH/FOXS50VIA3VBTBH.SMALL.jpg droidDexter Autodesk Maya is a great tool for creating complex models. If you know what you are doing, you can pretty much design anything with Maya. In this instructable, I will be your guide to simple polygon modelling in Maya. Even with basic tools you can create appealing models, as i will do so in this ins...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:00:34 PDT
Chess robot friend http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-robot-friend/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 09:34:15 PDT
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-an-arduino-car-via-Bluetooth-for-be/
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SMALL.jpg caiomoraes All we know that Arduino is an excellent prototyping platform, principally because it uses a friendly programming language and there are a lot of extra incredible components that provide us great experiences. We can integrate the Arduino with differents shields or modules and build fantastic things....
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Sun, 24 May 2015 16:58:58 PDT
Continuos rotation RC servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuos-rotation-RC-servo/
Continuos rotation RC servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/696Q/IA2BT93Z/FOV696QIA2BT93Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/696Q/IA2BT93Z/FOV696QIA2BT93Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/696Q/IA2BT93Z/FOV696QIA2BT93Z.SMALL.jpg aldoz Here is how I converted an rc servo for continuos motion. I will use two of these servos as the main drive train for an upcoming little robot.RC servos can be regarded as two main types, analog servos and digital servos, the ones modified in this instructable are of the analog type, I don't know if ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:29:46 PDT
Simple Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotic-Gripper/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:07:44 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Speed wagon (drifting robot ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-wagon-drifting-robot-/
Speed wagon (drifting robot ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SMALL.jpg mrcr Insert video of the final productThis robot is designed around the concept of drifting. It's a fun project if you're bored and want to make something similar to an RC car. This robot was built using VEX Robotics parts , although any pieces of aluminum or any material will work, and RobotC programmi...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:52:42 PDT
Design of Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-of-Automata/
Design of Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SMALL.gif Arild Amland Modern automata are crank driven mechancial sculptures that show some sort of object in motion. The design of these machines can be very complex, and requires a lot of experience. However, by the help of computer design software it is possible to make the process much easier. Over the course of seve...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:16:21 PDT
Soft Robot out of Hot Glue Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robot-out-of-Hot-Glue-Sticks/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 17:21:28 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Laser-Entertainer-Robot/
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Sometimes you are just too tired to play with your pets and give them the attention they need.When this kind of situation happens, you are mostly busy and tired. Good night sleep would do the trick BUT your pet decides that sleep is for weak and keep you awake the whole night just because they are t...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Vending Priest http://www.instructables.com/id/Vending-Priest/
Vending Priest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/43KG/I941DAIM/FK243KGI941DAIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/43KG/I941DAIM/FK243KGI941DAIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/43KG/I941DAIM/FK243KGI941DAIM.SMALL.jpg JimRD Made this vending priest with Arduino Uno, ISD1820 sound recording module, fishing pole sections, and two servos.Used a limit switch inside plastic jar to take the money. Don't really expect anyone will want to make one but will include schematic to show how switch turns on servo routine and sound c...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:54:08 PDT
Brobot: The Emotionally Responsive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotionally-Responsive-Robot/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:18:55 PDT
Project Frankenstein http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Frankenstein/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:00:19 PDT
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mechanical-Beetle-V1/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:32:21 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-what-big-tentacles-you-have/
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford Some of you may have seen a few of my previous instructables and know that i have a history with 3d printing.Recently i was in a local electronics store and saw an XYZ davinci 1.0 on sale for $399. This machine basically had the same specs as the first stratasys machine i ever used nearly 15 years a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:13:27 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
FPGA-powered Autonomous Search and Rescue Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-powered-Autonomous-Search-and-Rescue-Vehicles/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:37:40 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SMALL.jpg sidgupta Bipeds are really cool because they are by far the most recognizable kind of robot. Companies have spent decades and millions to make these things. I've been wanting to make a bipedal bot for sometime now but most of them need a lot of motors and are pretty expensive to make. I managed to make a sim...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Robotic Piano Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Piano-Player/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:02:57 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Drill-Powerful-Gearmotor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
AquaFeeder: An Automated Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaFeeder-An-Automated-Fish-Feeder/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:22:12 PDT
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-avoider-robot-the-using-Actobotics-R/
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SMALL.jpg jscottb There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a kit and other items such as an Arduino controller, motor driver and sensors from eBay or other vendors. The chassis kit I use for thi...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:57 PDT
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TestrBot-The-300-Universal-Test-Machine/
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike *What is TestrBot? (See Video in Final Step) TestrBot is a $300 Universal Test Machine (UTM) and can be used to perform any type of static or dynamic testing in tension or compression up to 200 lbs. It was designed to allow me to run an array of physical tests on 3D printed specimens. 3D printing is...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:23:42 PDT
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-V20/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:18:17 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics IntroductionFamous film robots like Wall-E and Johnny Five have binocular vision not only because it is cute and relatable, but it can serve a practical function. Binocular vision is nature’s way of adding depth to our sense of sight. I want to show you a method I created of building a binocular o...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
6WD robot with aluminum chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/6WD-robot-with-aluminum-chassis/
6WD robot with aluminum chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SMALL.jpg vmmv The aim of this instructable is to build a basic, little and mobil robot, simple but resistant, able to move easily through many surfaces with precision.After many experiences, I'm in a point where I think I have achieved great results and that's why I'm posting this instructable. The robot is a res...
By: vmmv

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:03:20 PDT
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOAM-CUTTING-MACHINE/
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SMALL.jpg TrầnB What do you use for cutting foam? Knife, scissor or ...BLADE ?How do you feel when using them ? With me, terrible ==!To save the tiny foams and to be comfortable, my team made an idea about FOAM CUTTING MACHINEI feel very cool about this and it make my house much more tidy by fresh cut ! Why don’t y...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 03:17:28 PDT
Animatronic Pizza Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Pizza-Monster/
Animatronic Pizza Monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/JKG2/I88LPFXF/F2KJKG2I88LPFXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/JKG2/I88LPFXF/F2KJKG2I88LPFXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/JKG2/I88LPFXF/F2KJKG2I88LPFXF.SMALL.jpg Nick Wracan This Instructable will explain how Cameron Spitzfaden (a sophomore at Alma College) and myself (a senior at Alma) created an animatronic monster for a class project and short film from start to finish. We used a wide variety of materials to create this:3D printerAn ArduinoBread boardNylon hingesNylo...
By: Nick Wracan

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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:21:24 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
Stair Climbing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SMALL.jpg TeamJaeger In this instructable I will show you how to make a very basic stair climbing robot. This is Stair Bear which we (my kids and I ... ok this one was mostly me) built for the ServoCity + Actobotics Stair Climber Challenge. As it turns out we won 1st place! Check out our videos to see it in action. Ma...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Tonka-Dump-Truck-Conversion-With-Quad-Steering-/
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SMALL.jpg sahirbray In this instructable, I will attempt to provide a detailed guideline on how we converted a 1980's Tonka Dump truck into a working RC robot. I've broken the steps down a little more in detail in order to show what I've cut out and moved to make room and provide storage. Since this robot was assembl...
By: sahirbray

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:20:22 PDT
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Talking-Robot-Platform-or-a-Simple-T/
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This is a buldozer, tank, robot, digger toy or a serious robot platform and maybe some other things. I mean it is a bit modular. I will try to expain the modularity step by step below :DThe electronics & code I've provided makes it run, remote controlled by pc via bluetooth link and yes it talks. It...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:33:33 PDT
How to use graphical programming software to program Arduino and robots? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-graphical-programming-software-to-progr/
How to use graphical programming software to program Arduino and robots? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/9YSL/I7VQKNSP/FGW9YSLI7VQKNSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/9YSL/I7VQKNSP/FGW9YSLI7VQKNSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/9YSL/I7VQKNSP/FGW9YSLI7VQKNSP.SMALL.jpg martinHe Hi everyone, last time I saw a funny robot to teach kids robotics(you can get more information on their Kickstarter page). But I am more interested in the graphical programming language mBlock. It is said to be a free graphical programming environment (based on Scratch 2.0) with new features of allo...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:22 PDT
Stair-climbing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-climbing-robot/
Stair-climbing robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/OBJF/I7VQOG31/FAROBJFI7VQOG31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/OBJF/I7VQOG31/FAROBJFI7VQOG31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/OBJF/I7VQOG31/FAROBJFI7VQOG31.SMALL.jpg christopherbegley This project uses parts from the Actobotics building system to make a robot that climbs stairs. The main components of the robot are its front leg assembly, back leg, and the means for shifting weight between the two legs. Actobotics channel sliders enable the robot to raise and lower each leg, st...
By: christopherbegley

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:13:10 PDT
Haptic Robotic Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Robotic-Finger/
Haptic Robotic Finger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SMALL.jpg praveenm3 It Is Easy To Do ....This instructable will go step by step and teach you how to make it. This step usually comes at the end but I think its better to start with it. Lets dive in! Materials: -Raspberry Pi (http://www.ebay.in/itm/like/191327811855?aff_source=Sok-Goog)-Aluminium Rod (Required Machines...
By: praveenm3

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:52:43 PDT
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Drawing-Robot/
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise Is the process of drawing circuits with conductive ink pens too closely related to manual labor for you?Or do you just want to see a cool thing happen?This may be the solution for you. At one of our hackerspace's February Build Nights w/ Circuit Scribe, we decided to load up an SVG version of a Circ...
By: smalltortoise

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:38:17 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
Audio Junkbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/6LJN/I7IVSMIX/FBN6LJNI7IVSMIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/6LJN/I7IVSMIX/FBN6LJNI7IVSMIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/6LJN/I7IVSMIX/FBN6LJNI7IVSMIX.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I'm one of those people who keeps broken electronics because "I might use that for something one day". Well, I had a broken cd/cassette/radio that someone gave to me because it kept turning off randomly. It turns out that the problem was just a bad solder joint on the circuit board. After pulling a...
By: gravityisweak

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
3D Pixel Collider (3D Print) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pixel-Collider-3D-Print/
3D Pixel Collider (3D Print) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3EIO/I9IBRMDD/F143EIOI9IBRMDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3EIO/I9IBRMDD/F143EIOI9IBRMDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3EIO/I9IBRMDD/F143EIOI9IBRMDD.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales The idea of perceiving things in ways that they are not has always fascinated me. This project was inspired by thinking about how we could visualize this distorted reality.How to create something that is something else? Simplified theory Images are composed by pixels in two dimensions, by adjusti...
By: Sebastian Morales

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:59:11 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
By: John Choi

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
Rolling Alarm Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Alarm-Robot/
Rolling Alarm Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/SMIK/I735X43L/F2FSMIKI735X43L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/SMIK/I735X43L/F2FSMIKI735X43L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/SMIK/I735X43L/F2FSMIKI735X43L.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries Ever find yourself turning off your alarm clock without realizing it only to wake up an hour later and have to race out the door? In this build we are going to build a robot alarm clock that makes you work to turn it off! Not only that, but the robot will be able to sync to your Google Calender al...
By: dexter_industries

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:42:07 PDT
K-9 2.0. WiFi Controlled and Autonomous Robot Dog. http://www.instructables.com/id/K-9-20-WiFi-controlled-and-autonomous-robot-dog/
K-9 2.0. WiFi Controlled and Autonomous Robot Dog. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/6DY4/I6ZTIUXG/F586DY4I6ZTIUXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/6DY4/I6ZTIUXG/F586DY4I6ZTIUXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/6DY4/I6ZTIUXG/F586DY4I6ZTIUXG.SMALL.jpg steve-gibbs5 NOTE:In step 22, I have posted an update, explaining some recent changes/improvements that I have made, mainly to K-9's electrical system and sensor array which you may fine useful. Features Sturdy wooden (MDF) and acrylic design Fully microprocessor cont...
By: steve-gibbs5

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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 21:46:19 PDT
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
Home made robot gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SMALL.jpg sidrobot This is an instructable for making your own gripper for robot with the help of old stuff and reusing them to get the gripper..Grippers are used to hold and lift any object for changing it's placing from one place to other.The grippers available in market were costly so i decided on making my own gri...
By: sidrobot

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Titan-30kg-Combat-Robot-under-100/
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Combat Robotics has always and forever long been a great passion of mine. From childhood i wanted to build a rather large sized combat robot myself but due to lack of skill and funds was unable to do so. Recently i decided that it was time and I undertook a challenge to build a 30 Kg combat robot wi...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:09:28 PST
Mechanical Claw Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Claw-Ring/
Mechanical Claw Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/OWHZ/I66D149U/F99OWHZI66D149U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/OWHZ/I66D149U/F99OWHZI66D149U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/OWHZ/I66D149U/F99OWHZI66D149U.SMALL.jpg Persona This Instructable will teach you how to make a wearable, fully functional robotic claw, attached to a ring. It's purpose, besides it being interesting and beautiful, is to make it possible to pick up a new object while something is already clasped in the hand. The claw is fully operable with just th...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:37:36 PST
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
By: bjkayani

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SMALL.jpg Vagelis Chantzis The purpose of this project is to build an arduino robot that follows light and avoids possible obstacles in its way. It is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller board and it uses Light Dependent Resistors to find the most bright light source while avoiding any obstacle on its way to the light sou...
By: Vagelis Chantzis

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST