Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:25:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Hacking Drills- Cheap/Powerful Gearmotors for Robotic Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Drills-CheapPowerful-GearboxMotors-for-/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 09:29:37 PDT
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-XY-Plotter-v20/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT
ShotBot - Arduino Powered Pump Project http://www.instructables.com/id/ShotBot-Arduino-Powered-Pump-Project/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:41:37 PST
Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-2/
Line Follower Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/621T/GPBDHPZ3/FXS621TGPBDHPZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/621T/GPBDHPZ3/FXS621TGPBDHPZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/621T/GPBDHPZ3/FXS621TGPBDHPZ3.SMALL.jpg nbibest      This is my second Line Follower Robot and as its name suggest, it is a robot whose purpose is following a line. This robot can be used in contests where a robot must follow a route delimited by a black line on a white background in the shortest time possible.      This robot is really simple to...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 17:37:02 PDT
Ada Robotic Hand - Open Bionics http://www.instructables.com/id/Ada-Robotic-Hand-Open-Bionics/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:54:32 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
How to build a simple robotic arm from Lego Mindstorms NXT? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-robotic-arm-from-Lego-Mindst/
How to build a simple robotic arm from Lego Mindstorms NXT? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/3AT1/FIG8WM9L/FC23AT1FIG8WM9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/3AT1/FIG8WM9L/FC23AT1FIG8WM9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/3AT1/FIG8WM9L/FC23AT1FIG8WM9L.SMALL.jpg roksraka Today, I will tell you how I built my robotic arm from Lego Mindstorms NXT.In fact, I wanted to build a robotic tripod for my camera. I found out, that it's more difficult then it looks. After some experimenting I build this simple robotic arm.I you want to build it too, you need:- Lego Mindstorms N...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2008 00:10:05 PDT
Arduino-based line follower robot using Pololu QTR-8RC line sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-line-follower-using-Pololu-QTR-8RC-l/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 05:54:33 PST
How to Make a Better Bristlebot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Bristlebot/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 14:59:45 PDT
Dial and Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dial-and-Draw/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:38:48 PST
Raspberry Pi Robot controlled over Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Robot-controlled-over-Bluetooth/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 03:21:06 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
Arduino Bluetooth RC car w/ electronic braking system http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-RC-car-1/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:16:31 PDT
Arduino 4wd robot with ping sensor "J-Bot" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-4wd-robot-with-ping-sensor-J-Bot/
Arduino 4wd robot with ping sensor "J-Bot" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/B8A2/GQTN8MVG/FLHB8A2GQTN8MVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/B8A2/GQTN8MVG/FLHB8A2GQTN8MVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/B8A2/GQTN8MVG/FLHB8A2GQTN8MVG.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics Experience Level: Intermediate (requires soldering) Time Required: 3-5 hours depending on experience J-BOT Kit Jameco Someone mentioned that Jameco needed a robotic mascot. I have always been a tinkerer, especially with radio-controlled electronics and so I volunteered for the chance to design an...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 13:06:27 PDT
Sub Centimeter GPS With RTKLIB http://www.instructables.com/id/Sub-Centimeter-GPS-With-RTKLIB/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:18:47 PST
Autonomous Fire Fighter Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Fire-Fighter-Robot/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 01:04:51 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Phone-Controlled-BB-8-Droid-With-Ard/
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I'm a huge Star Wars fan and when I saw the Star Wars: The Force Awakens I thought that I need a BB-8 droid. It was awesome how this little sphere moved in the movie. So I decided that I'll make this droid that is based on the Arduino UNO (or other microcontroller). In this instructable I'm going to...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:58:26 PST
Beginners guide to building Arduino robots with Bluetooth and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-guide-to-building-Arduino-robots-with-Bl/
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:17:49 PDT
Simplest EV3 Robot Claw/Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-EV3-Robot-ClawGripper/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:41:51 PDT
BASIC TUTORIAL ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MARKUP LANGUAGE (AIML) VIA NOTEPAD http://www.instructables.com/id/BASIC-TUTORIAL-ON-ARTIFICIAL-INTELLIGENCE-MARKUP-L/
BASIC TUTORIAL ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MARKUP LANGUAGE (AIML) VIA NOTEPAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/A801/FYIZ4ZI7/FDLA801FYIZ4ZI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/A801/FYIZ4ZI7/FDLA801FYIZ4ZI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/A801/FYIZ4ZI7/FDLA801FYIZ4ZI7.SMALL.jpg theseventhsage Artificial Intelligence Markup Language (AIML) is a programming language which is an Extensible Markup Language (XML) specification used by chatbot, verbot, pandorabot, superbot, and other talking robot. It was developed by Dr. Richard Wallace and followed by other likeminded programmers (AIML free...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:05:59 PDT
Dogduino:The Automatic Dog Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/DogduinoThe-Automatic-Dog-Feeder/
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:30:39 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
Miniature Autonomous Blimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Autonomous-Blimp/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:06:53 PST
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Proximity-Sensor-Arduino-Compatible/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:40:23 PDT
Simple arduino robot for less than 10€ http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-arduino-robot-for-less-than-10/
Simple arduino robot for less than 10€ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/RF4W/IH87JA83/FXJRF4WIH87JA83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/RF4W/IH87JA83/FXJRF4WIH87JA83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/RF4W/IH87JA83/FXJRF4WIH87JA83.SMALL.jpg Mrek45 Hello, In this tutorial we will build a simple robot for less than 10 €. Do not expect any miracles from it. It can serve as a toy or as an aid to learning programming and robotics. Thanks to its 2 sensors it can operate in two modes. In the first mode it is able to avoid obstacles using ultrasonic...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 08:12:34 PST
How to use Scratch or Arduino to program a mBot with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mBot-with-Makeblock/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:04:55 PST
Voice Controlled Arduino Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/SpeechVoice-Controlled-Arduino-Drone/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:11:25 PST
SainSmart InstaBots Upright Rover(Self-Balancing Robot With Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaBots-Upright-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:19:56 PDT
Dual H-Bridge - L298 Breakout Board - Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-H-Bridge-L298-Breakout-Board-Homemade/
Dual H-Bridge - L298 Breakout Board - Homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/KZTE/HD2RLNML/FS6KZTEHD2RLNML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/KZTE/HD2RLNML/FS6KZTEHD2RLNML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/KZTE/HD2RLNML/FS6KZTEHD2RLNML.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 This is my homemade Dual H-Bridge using the IC L298N. For control DC motors or step Motors ao other purposes just like you need. Others projects: http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUSBot-Line-Follower-Robot/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Principles/ http://www.instructables.com/id/PINGBot...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:05:41 PST
Make a Robotty! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Robotty/
Make a Robotty! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/L26W/GKLJ5MZN/FJGL26WGKLJ5MZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/L26W/GKLJ5MZN/FJGL26WGKLJ5MZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/L26W/GKLJ5MZN/FJGL26WGKLJ5MZN.SMALL.jpg seligtobiason This Instructable will show you how to create a Robot Sculpture that lights up with LEDs. The whole project is pretty inexpensive. All the parts can be found around the house and at the local hardware, and craft store. I will show you step by step detailed instructions to recreate exactly what I ha...
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 22:45:13 PST
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/74PS/HTK5ND84/FKL74PSHTK5ND84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/74PS/HTK5ND84/FKL74PSHTK5ND84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/74PS/HTK5ND84/FKL74PSHTK5ND84.SMALL.jpg jackjackboom EDIT APRIL 14: Sorry guys for the late entry. life has been really hectic lately for me since we had to to replace a sewage pipe buried in the concrete slab our house sits on. But we have made some progress! code is somewhat coming along but it is the hardest part. We also redesigned the frame and n...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 PDT
ARDUINO based IR remote control robot http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-based-IR-remote-control-robot/
ARDUINO based IR remote control robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/2X2U/HZNYGX42/F5O2X2UHZNYGX42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/2X2U/HZNYGX42/F5O2X2UHZNYGX42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/2X2U/HZNYGX42/F5O2X2UHZNYGX42.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hi everyone. This my new project IR remote control robot using arduino. This is a simple design robot you can easily build it. Requirements: Project requirements: Arduino uno Tsop1738 (ir receiver) H bridge ic (L293D) Two dc motor A robot base 9v Battery Circuit Diagram For The c...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 08:01:51 PDT
Cheap programmable Arduino robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-programmable-Arduino-robotic-arm/
Cheap programmable Arduino robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/7Z50/IHGM2XU0/FSG7Z50IHGM2XU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/7Z50/IHGM2XU0/FSG7Z50IHGM2XU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/7Z50/IHGM2XU0/FSG7Z50IHGM2XU0.SMALL.jpg AleksandarT2 This is meant to be a beginner's guide to how to build an Arduino robotic arm. It's concept is to be cheap and easy to build. This is only a prototype to optimize my code, but it's perfect to get started with Arduino robotics. It is controlled by a hacked joypad, and can be programmed to repeat a se...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:23:41 PST
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Shrinky-Dink-Guide-InkJet-Version/
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/8J5F/I05EWJQT/FHX8J5FI05EWJQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/8J5F/I05EWJQT/FHX8J5FI05EWJQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/8J5F/I05EWJQT/FHX8J5FI05EWJQT.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This Instructable will guide you through the entire Shrinky Dink process. I have worked with and tweaked Shrinky Dinks to a whole new art medium. With the ability to print with an inkjet printer on both sides of the Shrinky Dink paper, your experience will propel you past your colored pencil past. I...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:46:31 PDT
Robot vacuum floor cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-vacuum-floor-cleaner/
Robot vacuum floor cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/EFG5/GV4W3332/FXOEFG5GV4W3332.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/EFG5/GV4W3332/FXOEFG5GV4W3332.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/EFG5/GV4W3332/FXOEFG5GV4W3332.SMALL.jpg revrekad The robot cleans floor using vacuum produced by tiny computer cooler turbine. Automatically roaming in the room avoids furniture and walls. Assembled during weekend. Use any MCU controller and DC motor driver to control the robot Any MCU with DC motor driver suit to control this robot. The robot ...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:30:41 PST
RoboFish made From pvc water pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboFist-made-From-pvc-water-pipe/
RoboFish made From pvc water pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/APJG/IGTYBH76/FTYAPJGIGTYBH76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/APJG/IGTYBH76/FTYAPJGIGTYBH76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/APJG/IGTYBH76/FTYAPJGIGTYBH76.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu Hello all, this time I am going to introduce my robot fish, actually I have long made it and therefore I apologize if the tutorial I don't have complete photo documentation. fish robot frame is made of pvc water pipes, the mechanism using a waterproof servos and co...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 07:02:47 PST
Control an OWI Robotic Arm with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-and-what-youll-need/
Control an OWI Robotic Arm with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXD/3YMF/GUBPGB58/FXD3YMFGUBPGB58.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXD/3YMF/GUBPGB58/FXD3YMFGUBPGB58.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXD/3YMF/GUBPGB58/FXD3YMFGUBPGB58.SMALL.jpg zlite The OWI Robotic Edge Arm is a cheap and terrific 5-degree-of-freedom robotic arm that just costs $37. It's a great kit to build with a kid and won't take more than a couple hours to finish. Out of the box, it can only be controlled manually with a remote control. You can buy a USB control interface ...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 15:03:10 PDT
How To Make A Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Line-Following-Robot/
How To Make A Line Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/WOVS/H350EKJM/FCLWOVSH350EKJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/WOVS/H350EKJM/FCLWOVSH350EKJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/WOVS/H350EKJM/FCLWOVSH350EKJM.SMALL.jpg bhavyamadan   Hello Instructables, This my first time making a robot . In this instructable i will show you how to make a line following robot. Note that this a instructable for beginners who just want to make a robot for the fun of learning it. It will not be good for people who want their robot to be reall...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 13:34:52 PDT
How to Make an All-direction Vehicle with Mecanum Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/All-direction-Vehicle-with-Mecanum-Wheels/
How to Make an All-direction Vehicle with Mecanum Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/ZMZJ/IGCJNXLU/FNHZMZJIGCJNXLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/ZMZJ/IGCJNXLU/FNHZMZJIGCJNXLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/ZMZJ/IGCJNXLU/FNHZMZJIGCJNXLU.SMALL.jpg Makerworks The all-direction vehicle is equipped with four Mecanum wheels. The cool part of this vehicle is the flexibility of moving in any direction while keeping itself in a constant direction. It is achieved with the special structure of Mecanum wheel and their proper configuration on the vehicle. You can ...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 22:34:28 PDT
A very simple proximity detector http://www.instructables.com/id/A-very-simple-proximity-detector/
A very simple proximity detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/ZUQ0/OTKEPLK0CKQ/FOUZUQ0OTKEPLK0CKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/ZUQ0/OTKEPLK0CKQ/FOUZUQ0OTKEPLK0CKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/ZUQ0/OTKEPLK0CKQ/FOUZUQ0OTKEPLK0CKQ.SMALL.jpg offlogic Gadget freaks, model railroaders, roboticists or cat-hosts will love the versatility of the Sharp IS471 infrared proximity detector. It is the size of a transistor, operates over the 4-16 volt range, and can detect objects about 4-9 inches away by reflected IR pulses. The basic implementation requi...
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Sun, 16 Jul 2006 09:44:42 PDT
Motorized, Sound reacting Star Wars At-St Bandai Model, with Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Sound-reacting-Star-Wars-At-St-Bandai-Mo/
Motorized, Sound reacting Star Wars At-St Bandai Model, with Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/DHQJ/IFVGM8LY/FFIDHQJIFVGM8LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/DHQJ/IFVGM8LY/FFIDHQJIFVGM8LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/DHQJ/IFVGM8LY/FFIDHQJIFVGM8LY.SMALL.jpg Pardopoz Made from Star Wars At-St Model from Bandai.Reacts to sound and turns its head towards it.Made with Arduino Nano, a 3dprinted custom part, microphones, micro servo.This instructable is made to share the modifications required to achieve the sound reaction anche head rotation capabilities. Includes...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 18:15:15 PDT
Build a robot boat using water bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-robot-boat-from-water-bottles/
Build a robot boat using water bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD This will show you how to build a robot boat from cheap and easy to use materials, I think it is also a good example of reusing water bottles. I used two water bottles, polymorph plastic, two motors and propellers, tape, a box, a battery and a motoruino (Arduino clone designed to work with motors, ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 13:31:23 PDT
Autonomous Autonavigation Robot (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Autonavigation-Robot-Arduino/
Autonomous Autonavigation Robot (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WJLL/H4AG9E9J/FKQWJLLH4AG9E9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WJLL/H4AG9E9J/FKQWJLLH4AG9E9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WJLL/H4AG9E9J/FKQWJLLH4AG9E9J.SMALL.jpg astarkfuture Hello, This is a step by step guide to build an autonomous navigation robot. We use the Arduino microcontroller to control this robot. We have two different programs for this robot. The first enables the robot to drive around and avoid anything that gets in its way. This avoiding obstacles program ...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 06:19:29 PDT
How to convert (almost) any 27 or 49 MHz RC Car into a Robotic car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-almost-any-27-or-49-MHz-RC-Car-in/
How to convert (almost) any 27 or 49 MHz RC Car into a Robotic car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/0ZYH/GXB31BJ0/FRU0ZYHGXB31BJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/0ZYH/GXB31BJ0/FRU0ZYHGXB31BJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/0ZYH/GXB31BJ0/FRU0ZYHGXB31BJ0.SMALL.jpg dflam I am teaching a robotics course in my kids high school (Rambam Mesivta in Lawrence, NY). I was looking for a cost effective way to teach them about the priciples of robotics without spending an arm and a leg, and getting them excited about the prospects of hacking hardware and teach them how to inte...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:31:09 PST
How to Make a Arduino+Raspberry Pi Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-ArduinoRaspberry-Pi-Robot-Platform/
How to Make a Arduino+Raspberry Pi Robot Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GJEL/HHS9TFLR/FRHGJELHHS9TFLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GJEL/HHS9TFLR/FRHGJELHHS9TFLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GJEL/HHS9TFLR/FRHGJELHHS9TFLR.SMALL.jpg Ladvien UPDATE: Lets Make Robots, my home digital hackerspace, was purchased by RobotShop. I don't want to go into, but the new owners banned myself and most of the veteran members. That stated, most of the links there will be broken. Luckily, I was able to make a copy of my content (the reason they banned ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:19:02 PDT
MeArm Robot Arm - Your Robot - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/MeArm-Robot-Arm-Your-Robot-V10/
MeArm Robot Arm - Your Robot - V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/03S6/IJYUZT4V/FGQ03S6IJYUZT4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/03S6/IJYUZT4V/FGQ03S6IJYUZT4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/03S6/IJYUZT4V/FGQ03S6IJYUZT4V.SMALL.jpg phenoptix This is the very latest version of the build instructions for the MeArm Robot Arm. The MeArm first came to instructables in April 2014 when we claimed a second prize in the Robots Contest. Since then we've seen around 10,000 built all over the world! Just a handful are shown on our map, but we're re...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 06:13:31 PDT
Simple, Cheap Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Motor-Controller/
Simple, Cheap Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/O7WZ/IFMVWGTY/FJMO7WZIFMVWGTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/O7WZ/IFMVWGTY/FJMO7WZIFMVWGTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/O7WZ/IFMVWGTY/FJMO7WZIFMVWGTY.SMALL.jpg TeamJaeger I've used this simple circuit several times to drive motors (like in my Stair Climbing robot) as well as solenoids. I originally picked it up from this instructable which is focused on controlling a solenoid. I wanted to isolate this circuit in its own Instructable as a motor driver so I could easil...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:55:07 PDT
Mini XY Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-XY-Laser-Engraver/
Mini XY Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/53X2/IFMTRNKD/FTH53X2IFMTRNKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/53X2/IFMTRNKD/FTH53X2IFMTRNKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/53X2/IFMTRNKD/FTH53X2IFMTRNKD.SMALL.jpg Makerworks As one of the most practical kits in Makeblock platform, XY Plotter functions as a drawing robot in its initial form and a laser engraver after adding an add-on pack. Makeblock XY Plotter has been highly acclaimed in various exhibitions, such as Maker Faire. However, the size of XY means it's not a ...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 03:22:02 PDT
Arduino Obstacle Avoidance Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Obstacle-Avoidance-Robot/
Arduino Obstacle Avoidance Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/8FT9/I2TFZWRB/FGH8FT9I2TFZWRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/8FT9/I2TFZWRB/FGH8FT9I2TFZWRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/8FT9/I2TFZWRB/FGH8FT9I2TFZWRB.SMALL.jpg ArduWeno Hey guys, Material: 1 Arduino Microcontroller- http://www.robotshop.com/en/arduino-uno-usb-microc... 2 Parallax Continuous Rotational Servos- http://www.robotshop.com/en/parallax-futaba-contin... 1 180 Degree Hi-Tec HS-422 Servo- http://www.robotshop.com/en/hit...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:14:39 PST
Arduino controlled Bluetooth-bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Bluetooth-bot/
Arduino controlled Bluetooth-bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/UZJM/GLTXM7NZ/FLXUZJMGLTXM7NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/UZJM/GLTXM7NZ/FLXUZJMGLTXM7NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/UZJM/GLTXM7NZ/FLXUZJMGLTXM7NZ.SMALL.jpg johndavid400 This instructable will show you how to convert an old toy R/C car from the thrift-store ($1.50) into a bluetooth controlled robot. To make the conversion, you will need an Arduino (any type), an L298N dual 2-amp motor-controller (or similar), and a bluetooth serial adapter from Sparkfun.com. We wil...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:08:35 PDT