Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:20:51 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-e-A-Spark-core-Touch-OSC-controlled-Wall-e-t/
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford When it comes to cute robots, the instructables robot being at the top of the list obviously, the second most famous has got to be Pixar's Wall-e. Who wouldn't want one of these little fellas scurrying around your home cleaning up your garbage for you? Well, whilst the real thing might not be availa...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:36:54 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Nyx, 30lb Fighting Robot Re-Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Nyx-30lb-Fighting-Robot-Re-Made/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:47:33 PST
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
Mobile Sun-Seeking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Sun-Seeking-Robot/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 13:22:57 PST
Motorized Evil Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Evil-Shield/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:36:01 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
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mask-with-Neopixel-Eyes-iPhone-Mouth-and-Voi/
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SMALL.jpg melarky This year for Halloween we decided to make a robot mask for our oldest son. There are a few different electronic components that work together to make the final mask. We used neopixel rings and an arduino to control the eyes, an old iPhone worked as the mouth, and we took apart a cheap voice chang...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:28:41 PDT
Planterbot - The Plant Monitoring Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Planterbot-The-Plant-Monitoring-Robot/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:09:41 PDT
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
DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Spelling-Game-with-an-Interactive-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:03:56 PDT
memememe#selfie http://www.instructables.com/id/memememeselfie/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:50:46 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Simple Robo-Dog (made of piano keys, a toy gun and a mouse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robo-Dog-made-of-a-toy-gun-a-mouse-and-a-pi/
Simple Robo-Dog (made of piano keys, a toy gun and a mouse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my instructable, please vote for me. Thanks for your support!)Oh, Azerbaijan! Land of fire, great hospitality, friendly people and beautiful women (... sorry, woman! of course I only have eyes for you, my gözəl balaca ana ördəkburun wife!). But honestly, this is a very hard place for a ...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:40:14 PDT
Single Servo Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Servo-Robotic-Gripper/
Single Servo Robotic Gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you step by step how to make a robotic gripper. You may be wondering: What does it do? It is basically a robotic hand that slowly closes and if something touches the switch while it is closing it stops so it grips onto the object that presses the switch.This instruct...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:04:27 PDT
Cook EVERYTHING with your bread machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Cook-EVERYTHING-with-your-bread-machine/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:16:44 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
The RR.O.P. - RaspRobot OpenCV Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RROP-RaspRobot-OpenCV-Project/
The RR.O.P. - RaspRobot OpenCV Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/NWUQ/I0ENIUMD/FBDNWUQI0ENIUMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/NWUQ/I0ENIUMD/FBDNWUQI0ENIUMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/NWUQ/I0ENIUMD/FBDNWUQI0ENIUMD.SMALL.jpg saymowan FIRST: I used a translator to help me , because I 'm not fluent in English ,I apologize for the bad english . My intention really is to collaborate .SECOND: Guys I'm participating in the "MICROCONTROLLER CONTEST SPONSORED BY RADIOSHACK" as best project in this category! If you think this project des...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:05:00 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-wheeled-All-Terrain-Vehicle-6WD/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:17:48 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Autonomous Race Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Race-Car/
Autonomous Race Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SMALL.jpg jesper birk Build this autonomous driving robot car based on a old RC toy car. I removed the radio control board from the car and replaced it with a brain in the form of an Arduino UNO board (plus a motor driver board) and gave it an ultrasonic distance measuring module to see the world through. Components ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:23:08 PDT
Steam Turret Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
Steam Turret Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/O4WT/HZFE18Y0/FKBO4WTHZFE18Y0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/O4WT/HZFE18Y0/FKBO4WTHZFE18Y0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/O4WT/HZFE18Y0/FKBO4WTHZFE18Y0.SMALL.jpg steamhobby Fire, Water, Steam, Motion. A fun build of a r/c live steam powered tank with turret & gun. I've always enjoyed live steam powered machines, but Crabfu's steamtoys inspired my imagination.This is my spin, with dual engines for independent track control, a working turret, and simulated cannon fir...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
Speech Controlled Quadropod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SMALL.jpg Adith Jagadish This is my first post on Instructables and I am super excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: Spryo SpoonTail which is just my robot showing some tricks but with a tethered control.In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make a quadrapod of your own and using speech...
By: Adith Jagadish

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
Simple LED Indicator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Indicator-Cover/
Simple LED Indicator Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 I am in the current process of creating a robot with a the need for several indicator lights. At first I simply had a label with a LED over it to tell me if a particular system was enabled. The issue that arose was my LED's project light and were a bit blinding to look into, not to mention they cast...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:54 PDT
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromechanical-Insect-or-Flapping-Oscillator/
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/TWBG/HZ3YBXLI/F8JTWBGHZ3YBXLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/TWBG/HZ3YBXLI/F8JTWBGHZ3YBXLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/TWBG/HZ3YBXLI/F8JTWBGHZ3YBXLI.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics IntroductionI've been following the development of robotics for about 10 years and my background is Biology and Videography. These interests have orbited my underlying passion, entomology (the study of insects). Insects are a big deal in many industries, and have been the source of a great deal of...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:57:50 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SMALL.jpg electro18 Servomotors or simply servos are essential components of a robot which convert electrical energy into mechanical energy.They are widely used in the field of RC hobby and robotics. But unlike simple geared motors , these servos are made by integrating a geared motor with a position feedback circuit w...
By: electro18

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
DIY Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SMALL.jpg pdaniel7 Introduction We aim to introduce young students to engineering and teach them about solar energy; by having them build a Helios as part of their curriculum. There is an effort in engineering to push energy generation away from the use of fossil fuels and towards greener alternatives. One option for ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Arduino obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-obstacle-avoiding-robot-1/
Arduino obstacle avoiding robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/0NIB/HS80EUXI/F870NIBHS80EUXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/0NIB/HS80EUXI/F870NIBHS80EUXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/0NIB/HS80EUXI/F870NIBHS80EUXI.SMALL.jpg Djnix This is a robot that isn't hard to build and is awesome to show friends. Parts you will need: l293d motor drive shield arduino uno hc-sr04 ultrasonic sensor two 1:120 gear ratio motors a platform of some kind different types of dupoint wires a battery (9v preferred) a servo   sta...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:26:16 PST
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
Internet-Controlled RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/I2OH/HYFNT118/F7CI2OHHYFNT118.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/I2OH/HYFNT118/F7CI2OHHYFNT118.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/I2OH/HYFNT118/F7CI2OHHYFNT118.SMALL.jpg randofo The Internet Controlled RC Car allows you to remotely drive around a small rc car from wherever you may be and see where it is going. This is fun because you can remote explore whatever space you leave it in, or hand over the keys - so to speak - and allow someone to drive around your space. This i...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Seventh-Project-Robot-Arm-Set/
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0OBK/HYE5UYG8/FEH0OBKHYE5UYG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0OBK/HYE5UYG8/FEH0OBKHYE5UYG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0OBK/HYE5UYG8/FEH0OBKHYE5UYG8.SMALL.jpg Rookie P I made use of Smart Tank Chassis in the past 4 projects and I wanna do something very different. After searching in google and consider different stuffs for a couple of days, I found the Robot Arm Set. It looks awesome! It provides servos, servo wheels and extension wires so that I can save more tim...
By: Rookie P

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:59:50 PDT
littleTea: robotic tea brewing http://www.instructables.com/id/littleTea-robotic-tea-brewing/
littleTea: robotic tea brewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/6EPJ/HYBDGUFU/FWV6EPJHYBDGUFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/6EPJ/HYBDGUFU/FWV6EPJHYBDGUFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/6EPJ/HYBDGUFU/FWV6EPJHYBDGUFU.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This project was made as part of the June Instructables Build Night with littleBits at the Taipei Hackerspace.Whenever I'm trying to brew some tasty tea (and that happens quite often) I always miss the right amount of time needed for the brew. Talking to someone, reading a book, watching a bit of Yo...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:21:30 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Stepper Motor Easy Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Easy-Driver/
Stepper Motor Easy Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Z4UU/HRI8UOYC/F2JZ4UUHRI8UOYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Z4UU/HRI8UOYC/F2JZ4UUHRI8UOYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Z4UU/HRI8UOYC/F2JZ4UUHRI8UOYC.SMALL.jpg williebme In this instructable I will provide a code sample and layout to connect a Nema 17 form factor stepper motor to an Easy Driver motor controller board then control the motor with an Arduino Uno. Required Components: Nema 17 form factor stepper motor Sparkfun Easy Driver Motor controller board ...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:29:42 PST
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Boxbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Previously I made an Instructable on cheap motors and wheels for robots, but wheels alone don't make a robot. If you want your robot to cruise in style, it's going to need a sturdy and stylish body.It's easy to make something rough but functional, but in my experience taking the time to make somethi...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:43:34 PDT
3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
3D Printed Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This robot arm is made almost entirely of 3D printed parts that snap together. It has three servo-controlled joints, plus a rotating base and gripper. The arm is controlled by a series of buttons that connect to an Arduino Uno hidden in the base. A simple circuit makes connecting the servos and bu...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
Motorized Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SMALL.jpg Kniterly A colleague of mine came up with this ingenious car design for our Maker Club at the public library. It is made from recycled materials and electronic components easily found at a dollar store. Supplies One oblong piece of strong cardboard 5x7.5 inches Two empty Bic-type disposable pen tubes Thi...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks When I was little, and just getting started out with robotics, I had very little in the way of funds or patience for ordering robot kits online. Back then the selection was more limited than today and pretty much all the robotics kits were built for Windows users, which my family and I very much wer...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:42:15 PDT
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-device-and-Lego-NXT-to-build/
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SMALL.jpg HippoDevices Today, I will teach you how to make an Android powered and controlled Two-Wheel Self-Balancing robot with Lego NXT. Firstly, let's see a testing video for the final robot. Here is another testing on the slope: To build this robot, all the things you need are list below:- Two Android devi...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:12:25 PDT
2pi Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/2pi-Line-Follower/
2pi Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SMALL.jpg markmoran I recently built my first robot and figured I'd share the steps and results. It is a simple line-follower built on the PlastoBot platform in Gordon McComb's Robot Builder's Bonanza and driven by an ATmega328 chip connected to an SN754410 dual H-bridge motor driver. I'm also a big fan of David Cook...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:08:06 PDT
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-RC-Tank-V2-2km-RANGE-upgrade/
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets build An FPV tank that could be controlled within 2 kilometers! With the help of my best friend ASCAS I was able to borrow his old parts for this updated version. Ok So Roverbot version 2 is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starte...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:16:44 PDT
LED Robot Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Robot-Sign/
LED Robot Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/S177/HVTWHPEO/F72S177HVTWHPEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/S177/HVTWHPEO/F72S177HVTWHPEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/S177/HVTWHPEO/F72S177HVTWHPEO.SMALL.jpg krummrey Back in 2007 there was a bomb scare in Boston. It was the result of a viral marketing campaign. When I saw the LED signs they used I wanted to have one myself. Not to scare people, but I liked to have such a powerfull sign. So when the Evil Mad Scientists came out with their Peggyboard I just had to...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:44:23 PDT