Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:07:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Robocoke (Series Circuit, Third-arm + Lead Holder) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robocoke-Series-Circuit-Third-arm-Lead-Holder/
Robocoke (Series Circuit, Third-arm + Lead Holder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/RXDP/HYZO0478/F7HRXDPHYZO0478.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/RXDP/HYZO0478/F7HRXDPHYZO0478.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/RXDP/HYZO0478/F7HRXDPHYZO0478.SMALL.jpg RicaMaeLacson Okay! This is my first instructable. I want to clarify something. I named it ROBOCOKE because it looks like a robot. It's just simple construction of a series circuit. Series Circuit is a closed circuit in which the current flows in one path. In a series circuit, the current through each load is the...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:42:56 PDT
Bluetooth RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Car-1/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:52:48 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
How to Make Your Own Robot Cheetah http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Robot-Cheetah/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:38:50 PDT
DIY Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Robotic-Arm/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:51:19 PDT
How To Build A Static Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Static-Detector/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:20:19 PDT
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
Sound Sensor Using A LM324 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Sensor-Using-A-LM324/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:05:57 PDT
Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Robot-12/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:52:50 PDT
Falcon Hand V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Falcon-Hand-V1/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:25:28 PDT
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-flashlight-controlled-mini-tank-robo/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:06:57 PDT
Mobile Robotics with Scratch: Build an Arduino-based insect-like Walker and program it with Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Robotics-with-Scratch-Build-an-Arduino-base/
Mobile Robotics with Scratch: Build an Arduino-based insect-like Walker and program it with Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/IUXD/HYH37L0B/FT5IUXDHYH37L0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/IUXD/HYH37L0B/FT5IUXDHYH37L0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/IUXD/HYH37L0B/FT5IUXDHYH37L0B.SMALL.jpg awangenh Let's scurry around? This is an Arduino-based, easy to build version of the insect-like walker made with coat-hanger wire and originally designed by Jerome Demers (see also this instructable) and Gareth Branwyn. It comes in two versions: a standalone, Arduino-only version, powered by a common ol...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 05:39:20 PDT
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeblock-Crane-Machine/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 05:15:05 PDT
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Seventh-Project-Robot-Arm-Set/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:59:50 PDT
Hand tilt controlled car using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-tilt-controlled-car-using-arduino/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 08:52:19 PDT
littleTea: robotic tea brewing http://www.instructables.com/id/littleTea-robotic-tea-brewing/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:21:30 PDT
Self Balancing Robot with LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Robot-with-LCD/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:07:18 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Wireless Connectivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Wireless-Connectivity/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:56:15 PDT
Bluetooth Robot with computer Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Robot-with-computer-Interface/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:11:22 PDT
Arduino, Mini Sonar Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-Sonar-Robot/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:04:00 PDT
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Anything-With-Arduino-And-a-Infrared-Remot/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:08:01 PDT
Control your Tyco RC car with your Smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Tyco-RC-car-with-your-Smartphone/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:48:06 PDT
How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-object-following-robot-the-stalkerb/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:42:37 PDT
Android Zombiebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Zombiebot/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:26:07 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 3: Boardbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-3-Boardbot/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:38:27 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Boxbot/
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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/
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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
Solar Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rover/
Solar Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SMALL.jpg Wachira Ndaiga IntroductionThe idea behind the Solar Rover was to design a rover that could be solar powered and on top of that, automatically move towards the area of greatest illumination. To enable this, I employed the use of LDRs to detect variations in illumination, send feedback to the microcontroller used a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:54:29 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
Terminator T-2000 Action figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Terminator-T-2000-Action-figure/
Terminator T-2000 Action figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/2MYS/HXLMKTT5/FYX2MYSHXLMKTT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/2MYS/HXLMKTT5/FYX2MYSHXLMKTT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/2MYS/HXLMKTT5/FYX2MYSHXLMKTT5.SMALL.jpg S0uraV_DAS Are you a terminator/sci-fi fan? Well, I am. An advanced robot(android) from a different time is sent back to our time to save someone ~that is the one-line summary of the terminator series. Now isn't that cool?You may have that fantasy where the same thing happens to you!(who knows whats gonna hap...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:31:30 PDT
3D Printed Wireless Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wireless-LazerTag-Tank/
3D Printed Wireless Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SMALL.jpg 2bigbros In this Instructable I will show you how to make a wireless tank that you will be able to play with someone else or just use it a base to create bigger and better tank. This tank uses Bluetooth modules connected to Tera Term to send commands to the Arduino. I used IR Leds that are used in Lazer tag ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:59:28 PDT
L293D/NE Motor Driver Pin Diagram http://www.instructables.com/id/L293DNE-Motor-Driver-Pin-Diagram/
L293D/NE Motor Driver Pin Diagram - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/2X15/HXMKK58B/F9C2X15HXMKK58B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/2X15/HXMKK58B/F9C2X15HXMKK58B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/2X15/HXMKK58B/F9C2X15HXMKK58B.SMALL.jpg pabdullah In this Instructable I will show you the Pin Diagram of L293D motor Driver.Before we get started you should understand that L293D motor driver have 16 pins with functions in anticlockwise direction as shown in the image above. Pin Function Following are pin function 1 - Enable 1,2 (+5V) 2 - Input...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:30:45 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
Galileo Carduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Galileo-Carduino/
Galileo Carduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/RO0L/HXDJK5KC/F4GRO0LHXDJK5KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/RO0L/HXDJK5KC/F4GRO0LHXDJK5KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/RO0L/HXDJK5KC/F4GRO0LHXDJK5KC.SMALL.jpg juanifico The goal of this project is to create a platform for people who want to experiment with robotic applications of the new Intel Galileo board. The Galileo is a powerful micro-controller that can be programmed using the Arduino IDE, but it also runs Linux under the hood. This means that you can tap int...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 13:27:45 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
Robot controlled by hand movements http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-controlled-by-hand-movements/
Robot controlled by hand movements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/H3YG/HX42PUMG/FEOH3YGHX42PUMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/H3YG/HX42PUMG/FEOH3YGHX42PUMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/H3YG/HX42PUMG/FEOH3YGHX42PUMG.SMALL.jpg mso797 In this tutorial we are going to build a small arduinobot that we can control with hand movements. We interface with the robot using a webcam that is pointed at a white screen. We move our index finger, which is wrapped in black electrical tape, in front of the webcam. If the index finger moves left...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 23:10:24 PDT
Low cost string-pot displacement transducer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-string-pot-displacement-transducer/
Low cost string-pot displacement transducer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SMALL.jpg adjuvomotion Prototyping on a student budget is always challenging, especially when it comes to prototyping pneumatic robotics and wanting to implement linear motion feedback. To overcome the high costs of industrial linear displacement transducers I decided to build them myself and use them in a working princip...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 01:42:46 PDT
Crayonator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayonator/
Crayonator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/PB1S/HWX4G3YS/FXNPB1SHWX4G3YS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/PB1S/HWX4G3YS/FXNPB1SHWX4G3YS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/PB1S/HWX4G3YS/FXNPB1SHWX4G3YS.SMALL.jpg rkate1 Making Crayonator is a very simple and easy task Materials Required1. Four crayons2. Two wires3. 1 cell4. 1 D.C motor5. 1 plastic cup6. Tape7. 1 Fan First take a plastic cup and stick 4 crayons to it with tape. Then stick a D.C motor and a cell on one of the cup with tape then complete the c...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 07:56:07 PDT
Build a Robotic Remote Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Remote-Controller/
Build a Robotic Remote Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/VMDX/HWZ4TDFF/FAQVMDXHWZ4TDFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/VMDX/HWZ4TDFF/FAQVMDXHWZ4TDFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/VMDX/HWZ4TDFF/FAQVMDXHWZ4TDFF.SMALL.jpg lacglzh In this post I will describe how I design, make, test and improve a customized RC remote controller.The goal of this project is to create a remote controller that can be alternative to a RC transmitter or similar commercial controllers. The remote controller we build would be able to control, manipu...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:27:01 PDT
Extremely Simple Line Following Robot with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Simple-Line-Following-Robot-with-Arduino/
Extremely Simple Line Following Robot with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/255G/HWWNLMR3/F12255GHWWNLMR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/255G/HWWNLMR3/F12255GHWWNLMR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/255G/HWWNLMR3/F12255GHWWNLMR3.SMALL.jpg mso797 In this Instructable, we are going to build a simple generic line following arduinobot. There will be a lot of room for creativity in this Instructable. The robot, in this tutorial, is powered off of 4 AA batteries and is able to follow black electrical tape off a white surface. Parts 1 Arduino U...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:26:45 PDT
CUSTOM BUILD 4WD BLUETOOTH RC ROBOT USING PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/CUSTOM-BUILD-4WD-BLUETOOTH-RC-ROBOT-USING-PVC/
CUSTOM BUILD 4WD BLUETOOTH RC ROBOT USING PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SMALL.jpg tominjose Hi guys this is my second project done by pvc , you may wonder why i choose pvs to built my projects, coz i have bunch of pvc which are leftovers of my house plumping work .and i dont wanna waste them . PROJECT DETAILSThis is a si...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:10:08 PDT
Fireant Plenum Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireant-Plenum-Robot/
Fireant Plenum Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/115T/HWUJYR64/FTX115THWUJYR64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/115T/HWUJYR64/FTX115THWUJYR64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/115T/HWUJYR64/FTX115THWUJYR64.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 This bot was built to work in plenum and other tight spaces.I built this little guy two years ago to run Cat5/6 and coaxial cable through plenum spaces (open spaces above ceilings and under floors). Over the years he has seen quite a bit of action and has been an asset in any small space that req...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:02:09 PDT
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/BugzBot-Lego-improved-BrushBot/
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SMALL.jpg paulsteel Last year I did a project with a group of middle school students and purchased a “BrushBot” kit, which consisted of a toothbrush (you only need the head), a cell phone vibrator motor and a coin watch battery. The students seemed to enjoy having a SumoBrushBot challenge with two BrushBots in a cake ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:53:04 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SMALL.jpg Gabry295 This is my school project for the 5th year of high school (I'm Italian, we have 5 years of high school).It consists in an artificial hand controlled by a glove with flex sensors. The artificial hand reproduces the movements of the hand with the control glove, wirelessly. The hand and the glove work...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Squirrel Chasing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Squirrel-Chasing-Robot/
Squirrel Chasing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Using a bunch of 3d printed parts, I made a robot to chase squirrels. First, the nerf barrel (with a squirrel on top) rotates every 30 seconds from left, to center, then to right. If the robot detects a squirrel, stage one is initiated. The robot charges forward then retreats. If the squirrel is ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:09 PDT
Rubik's Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-Solver/
Rubik's Cube Solver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SMALL.jpg matt2uy Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy5B6neyWf8So here is a project I've been working on for a while...This robot that can solve a Rubik's cube using Arduino.I learned how to solve a Rubiks cube last year, and I was also into Arduino, so eventually I ended up with an idea to make my own Rubiks cu...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:59:09 PDT