Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:15:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 YourDuino: Basic Arduino-Compatible Collision-Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/YourDuino-Basic-Arduino-Compatible-Collision-Avoid/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:52:56 PDT
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to tracking Humidity and Temperature using DHT Sensor and iphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-for-4DIYORG-How-to-tracking-Humidity-and-/
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to tracking Humidity and Temperature using DHT Sensor and iphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QIV/HU1RS9OC/FA61QIVHU1RS9OC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QIV/HU1RS9OC/FA61QIVHU1RS9OC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QIV/HU1RS9OC/FA61QIVHU1RS9OC.SMALL.jpg 4DIY CHANNEL Materials and Tools 1. 1x [4DIY.ORG] Core Board. 2. 1x DHT Sensor. 3. 1x Battery Shield. 4. [4DIY.ORG] Application Upload Sketch to [4DIY.ORG] using FT232 Shield Connect Hardware Follow [4DIY.ORG] on Social Follow me on: Twitter: http://twitter.com/4DIYChannel Facebook: http://w...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:23:28 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
Mine detector and shortest path finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mine-detector-and-shortest-path-finder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/EAGN/HU1RUS6I/FQ8EAGNHU1RUS6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/EAGN/HU1RUS6I/FQ8EAGNHU1RUS6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/EAGN/HU1RUS6I/FQ8EAGNHU1RUS6I.SMALL.jpg techie29 There are two synchronized robots to simulate a scenario for navigation of a troop by taking the shortest path and avoiding land mines. 1. One with a metal detector detecting mine locations and sending their coordinates to the other robot via Bluetooth module. 2. Second robot finds the shortest path...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:38:44 PDT
Robot detecting voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-detecting-voice/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/HFU3/HU1RUQZK/FCHHFU3HU1RUQZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/HFU3/HU1RUQZK/FCHHFU3HU1RUQZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/HFU3/HU1RUQZK/FCHHFU3HU1RUQZK.SMALL.jpg techie29 Interaction of Robot (Nao) with Multiple speaking person based on fusion of Face detection and Sound source localization. About the scene: There are 4 person in a normal room with one person initially out of view of scope. Everyone is placed in different configuration and varying distance. Key ste...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:27:56 PDT
AUTONOMOUS OBSTACLE AVOIDER http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTONOMOUS-OBSTACLE-AVOIDER/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:39:46 PDT
MapBot for Interactive Exhibits http://www.instructables.com/id/MapBot-for-Interactive-Exhibits/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:26:15 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
Light Following Robot (Lighttode) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Following-Robot-Lighttode/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:16:05 PDT
Paper Robot Leads Pride Parade http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Robot-Leads-Pride-Parade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SMALL.jpg Catalin Corrigan Over the last year I've handcrafted a Paper Robot hero in Bozeman, MT. I've used the comic and costume to promote good deeds and humanitarian causes in the community. The basis for the project was to show just how much you can do with art. I was able to do quite a lot and am grateful to all the peop...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:03:49 PDT
Giving sight to your Lynxmotion AL5C http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-sight-to-your-Lynxmotion-AL5C/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:25:45 PDT
Wireless Robo-car using 360° servo motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Robocar-using-360-servo-motor/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 08:02:05 PDT
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 PDT
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
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-for-Arduino-Robot/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:00:38 PDT
Steampunk style demi-droid EZ-Robot controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-style-demi-droid-EZ-Robot-controlled/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 22:37:16 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
3D Printing RC Servo Splines (Hitec HS-645MG) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-RC-Servo-Splines-Hitec-HS-645MG/
3D Printing RC Servo Splines (Hitec HS-645MG) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/AOF1/HTKQ5JLP/FEYAOF1HTKQ5JLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/AOF1/HTKQ5JLP/FEYAOF1HTKQ5JLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/AOF1/HTKQ5JLP/FEYAOF1HTKQ5JLP.SMALL.jpg Salvagione In prototyping mechanisms I find that I need to print parts that include RC servo spline geometry. A google search didn't point me to useful geometry, at least not when I wrote this. Before you get too excited you'll need access to a high resolution 3D printer, I used the an Objet 500. The good...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 17:54:10 PDT
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 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
Biped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Biped-Robot-4/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:46:52 PDT
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-controlled-Arduino-based-Rover/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:06:46 PDT
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-handmade-Hexapod-with-arduino-Hexdrake/
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SMALL.jpg davidp1995@hotmail.com Hello, I,m David and in this instructable I`ll show how I made this hexapod whose name is Hexdrake. Since I was 16 I have become interested in electronic and later in robotics. After getting some level and programming skills using arduino I decided to build a robot something more interesting not...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 01:54:21 PDT
BLACK LINE FOLLOWER ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/BLACK-LINE-FOLLOWER-ROBOT/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:48:05 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
How to make a button more sensitive (for robot sensors) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-button-more-sensitive-for-robot-sens/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 02:56:23 PDT
Track Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Bot/
Track Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SMALL.jpg blvdminss I enjoy building detailed mechanical devices, but don't have access to a machine shop or machine shop type tools. So, I wanted to design and build a tough robot that you could build in your garage without a lathe, milling machine or machine shop. This Instructable will show how the track bot was ass...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:19:11 PDT
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-PanTilt-Robot/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:22:42 PDT
ROBOWAR ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/ROBOWAR-ROBOT/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:07:35 PDT
Yellow instructables ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Yellow-instructables-ROBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/TSG9/HT558ZL4/FOUTSG9HT558ZL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/TSG9/HT558ZL4/FOUTSG9HT558ZL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/TSG9/HT558ZL4/FOUTSG9HT558ZL4.SMALL.jpg nollie551 This is my version of the Yellow ROBOT  MATERIALS : 1. 1/16" plywood 2. 1/4" square dowels 3. box cutter 4. cheap acrylic paint 5. remote control car, spider , truck ect. you must gut 6. hot glue gun 7. foam sheets 8. black marker 9. look at  the pictures for anything that i forgot to list.
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:02:21 PDT
RC car to Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-car-to-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:57:44 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
Arduino robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-robot-arm-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/JLXI/HT2TXMCI/FRQJLXIHT2TXMCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/JLXI/HT2TXMCI/FRQJLXIHT2TXMCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/JLXI/HT2TXMCI/FRQJLXIHT2TXMCI.SMALL.jpg marti558 This is my arduino robot arm. It is made out of aluminium plates. I used 5 servo motors.  The arm can lift around  50g.  Motors are powered with 5V  and each motor draw around 1A of current, but my power supply was 15V. So  I made simple circuit out of  five 7805 regulators. It isnt the best way to ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:48:14 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
Making an Arduino Powered Curtain Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Arduino-Powered-Curtain-Automation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi In this video I start work on showing you how to make an Arduino Powered device that will open and close curtains! By using some rope and a continuous rotation servo I am able to create a pulley system that will serve as the backbones to the movement system. This is the first part where I 3D prin...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:42:26 PDT
LINUS: The line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUS-The-line-following-robot/
LINUS: The line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SMALL.jpg bjkayani This is my attempt at a line following robot. I basically upgraded it as i went so i am just going to give and overview of the build and allow you to use your thinking. I used Lego as the base and then made my own sensor array. The first sensor array had 8 sensors but i realized that only 4 were b...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:32:49 PDT
EZ-Face - multiple face recognition made easy http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Face-multiple-face-recognition-made-easy/
EZ-Face - multiple face recognition made easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RF5P/HSXOCMAU/FQYRF5PHSXOCMAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RF5P/HSXOCMAU/FQYRF5PHSXOCMAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RF5P/HSXOCMAU/FQYRF5PHSXOCMAU.SMALL.jpg robojrr EZ-Face: Making multiple face recognition - easy! EZ-Face performs multiple face recognition. It has an interface for training faces and assigning names. When the application sees faces that are recognized the names are displayed and visually you'll see boxes around the faces with the names assign...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:50:42 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/
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Let's build a Bluetooth/ WiFi controlled FPV Drone! RoverBot is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starter project for hobbyists! The bot is very fast and agile, not to mention of it carrying two "29,000 rpm" motors! It can surely outr...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:09:13 PDT
Walker the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Walker-the-Robot/
Walker the Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/LJMX/HSQ4BKVJ/F3DLJMXHSQ4BKVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/LJMX/HSQ4BKVJ/F3DLJMXHSQ4BKVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/LJMX/HSQ4BKVJ/F3DLJMXHSQ4BKVJ.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim Walker is a little robot who gets around in his own waddling fashion.  He is solar powered, but does not need bright sunshine to become active.  His "brain" is a solar engine which enables him to store up energy, and when there's enough, to energize his motor muscle and move on for a bit. Walker mo...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:21:17 PDT
CSS555 Solar Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/CSS555-Solar-Engine/
CSS555 Solar Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/9UAM/HSASKURY/FRT9UAMHSASKURY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/9UAM/HSASKURY/FRT9UAMHSASKURY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/9UAM/HSASKURY/FRT9UAMHSASKURY.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim A Solar Engine is a circuit that takes in electrical energy from a solar cell, stores it in a capacitor, and after a sufficient amount has been saved up, switches the stored energy over to drive a motor.   When the running motor has used up a set portion of the capacitor's stored energy, the solar e...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:44:34 PDT
A Very Simple Walking ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Simple-Walking-ROBOT/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:27:05 PDT
A Simple Programmable Robot [Qu-Bot] http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Programmable-Robot/
A Simple Programmable Robot [Qu-Bot] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/GWV2/HSVGZY40/F2HGWV2HSVGZY40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/GWV2/HSVGZY40/F2HGWV2HSVGZY40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/GWV2/HSVGZY40/F2HGWV2HSVGZY40.SMALL.jpg mohdazhar THIS IS A BOARD LIKE ARDUINO .IT CAN PROGRAMM. [BUT IT NOT MUCH AS ARDUINO] Qu-Bot stands for Quickly Programmable Robot. As the name suggests this robot can be programmed very quickly and easily. Its also multipurpose robot for beginners, intermediates and experts. The beginners can p...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:03:51 PDT
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-4-Arduino-and-Cybot-Control/
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/TTDS/HT36TJL2/FDGTTDSHT36TJL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/TTDS/HT36TJL2/FDGTTDSHT36TJL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/TTDS/HT36TJL2/FDGTTDSHT36TJL2.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've had a couple of Cybots as well as the Tom robots for a number of years - every so often they get dragged out and tinkered with. Now is this years turn. I have decided to try my hand at Arduino control of the Bots motors. There seems to be a large number of You tube Videos that say "yes we d...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
How to Make a Wheel Speed Detector by Using a Light Sensor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wheel-speed-detector/
How to Make a Wheel Speed Detector by Using a Light Sensor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/349V/HSRZOY1X/FXZ349VHSRZOY1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/349V/HSRZOY1X/FXZ349VHSRZOY1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/349V/HSRZOY1X/FXZ349VHSRZOY1X.SMALL.jpg Makerworks How this work? As we know the light reflection effects are different in objects. Some bright stuff (white paper, foil, and aluminum stuff) have much better reflection rate than a dark black rubber tire. Therefore, in same condition, if we use a light sensor to test the light reflection value on a f...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:20:07 PDT
BIGFOOT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/BIGFOOT-Robot/
BIGFOOT Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SMALL.jpg augustinejinu So I give you The Bigfoot. BIGFOOT stands for Ballistically Improvised Ground Field Operated Omni-purpose Tank (Duh!). If you like to read more about BIGFOOT project, please follow this LINK to my website and feel free to discuss any questions you have here or on my page thread.    Bigfoot is a ro...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:14:07 PDT
CAD to 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/CAD-to-3D/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 06:54:25 PST
2 axis automated crane http://www.instructables.com/id/2-axis-automated-crane/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 06:20:43 PST
Robotic Hand controlled by Gesture with Arduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-To-Hand-Robotic-Hand-Polymorph-Arduino-Leap-M/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G3CP/HS80FOKE/FWOG3CPHS80FOKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G3CP/HS80FOKE/FWOG3CPHS80FOKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G3CP/HS80FOKE/FWOG3CPHS80FOKE.SMALL.jpg acali Hello everyone, this is just a video about my university final project! The hand is controlled by Leap Motion + Arduino Uno (Standard Firmata, Nodejs & Johnny Five) + Servo Motors and the hand itself was made with Polymorph. It can recognize each finger and it can move them separately with very go...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 07:20:03 PST