Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:50:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
By: phenoptix

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 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...
By: Beaconsfield

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 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 ...
By: MikeTheMaker

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:09 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...
By: treyes4

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:16:44 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...
By: Gabry295

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 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...
By: tominjose

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:10:08 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...
By: matt2uy

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:59:09 PDT
Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Following-Robot/
Line Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/T0HD/HWE9VX3E/FWXT0HDHWE9VX3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/T0HD/HWE9VX3E/FWXT0HDHWE9VX3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/T0HD/HWE9VX3E/FWXT0HDHWE9VX3E.SMALL.jpg helenbang This is a Line Following Robot. It follows a black line that is drawn. It is able to detect the black line through one photocell and one analog light sensor. There is an LED in between the two sensors that gives off red light when the Arduino is powered on. Then, when the light is reflected back, m...
By: helenbang

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:35:46 PDT
Laser Pointer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Switch/
Laser Pointer Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HW0O/HVYQ8R4A/F6MHW0OHVYQ8R4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HW0O/HVYQ8R4A/F6MHW0OHVYQ8R4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HW0O/HVYQ8R4A/F6MHW0OHVYQ8R4A.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 This instructable will detail how to make a switch that uses an arduino to sample light. When the light sample reaches a threshold it will trigger a relay that can be used to turn on/off a small appliance (light, radio, fan, etc...) The parts for this instructable can be ordered as a kit: Jameco K...
By: kristeller62

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:25:38 PDT
Playstation 2 controller with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Playstation-2-controller-with-Raspberry-Pi/
Playstation 2 controller with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries This tutorial will show how to use the Playstation 2 Controller (PS2) with the Raspberry Pi. We use the Arduberry to adapt the shield to the Raspberry Pi. Hardware Required Raspberry Pi ArduberryDexter Industries Playstation 2 Controller Shield for ArduinoA Playstation 2 controller or a similar ...
By: dexter_industries

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 25 May 2014 22:21:24 PDT
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mobile-A-Homemade-Bluetooth-Robot/
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NTPA/HUU1GL68/FIWNTPAHUU1GL68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NTPA/HUU1GL68/FIWNTPAHUU1GL68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NTPA/HUU1GL68/FIWNTPAHUU1GL68.SMALL.jpg Razer0901 Background This robot is one I built to learn. Before this project I did get my feet wet with a few small scale Arduino projects like an ultrasonic robot, (that would move backwards until it was a certain distance away from the wall,) and I did get to play with a few of the shields designed for t...
By: Razer0901

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 May 2014 15:47:42 PDT
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Shield-and-Sensors/
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:This instructable will construct a series of custom sensor modules and an Arduino shield. Such modules are available from many different sources, but fans of the Instructables website would probably find satisfaction in making their own. Each module will be a set size of 1.5cm by 2.5cm an...
By: joesinstructables

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 10 May 2014 09:01:13 PDT
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-controlled-Arduino-based-Rover/
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SMALL.jpg electro18 Hey there ! If you find my Instructable interesting and helpful then please Vote for me =D ! What is it capable of ?  1. It can be controlled using gestures. 2. It can Send temperature , object distance , battery level , etc. values to the glove ( LCD ). 3. Can run on 45+ degree angle. 4. T...
By: electro18

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:06:46 PDT
How I made a robot- D.S. (detailed step-by-step) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-a-robot-DS-detailed-step-by-step/
How I made a robot- D.S. (detailed step-by-step) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan This is a follow up of my previous instructables . Please comment on that page if you like my work. Being a robot hobbyist, after seeing the Robot Contest up on instructables ,I decided to build one new bot. I named this bot D.S after the name of one of my favourite teachers at university - Debapri...
By: Dipanjan

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 May 2014 11:22:27 PDT
Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Robot/
Self-Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/I2KL/HTNO6VYY/FH9I2KLHTNO6VYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/I2KL/HTNO6VYY/FH9I2KLHTNO6VYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/I2KL/HTNO6VYY/FH9I2KLHTNO6VYY.SMALL.jpg pinuct First of all I want to apologize for my English, if you don't understand something, please, ask. I know that a self-balancing robot is not new, but when i started this project i found a lot of information, but never in the same site, i had to search a lot to join all information in a single project...
By: pinuct

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 May 2014 15:08:04 PDT
Robotic Arm Trifecta (Science Olympiad) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-Trifecta-Science-Olympiad/
Robotic Arm Trifecta (Science Olympiad) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/UOXL/HUMTNJKV/FT0UOXLHUMTNJKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/UOXL/HUMTNJKV/FT0UOXLHUMTNJKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/UOXL/HUMTNJKV/FT0UOXLHUMTNJKV.SMALL.jpg WOSO In the fall of 2012, we set out to construct a robotic arm for the Science Olympiad competition that would be capable of performing the required set of tasks efficiently and to perfection. This instructable will attempt to guide you through the thought processes used in the design and construction...
By: WOSO

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:56:42 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve This is my second version of my arduino robot after "Build your first robot". My Second version is slightly complicated as compared to my first one but offers better features. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a fast robot which can measure temperature, find things in front of ...
By: ThisIsSteve

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Emotive-Quadruped/
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SMALL.jpg antpgomes Hi everyone This week our students from Computing in the Creative Arts had a public exhibit of their term projects. This project is close to my heart as I worked closely with this particular group of students who despite having very little technical background were deeply passionate about creati...
By: antpgomes

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:34:58 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
Arduino Light Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview This instructable will use three photoresistors (light dependent resistors) and an Arduino to control the motion of a robot. Any common robot chassis can be used for the robot. The light sensors will be mounted on the left side, right side and front of the robot. When light of sufficient...
By: joesinstructables

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 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 became 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 than a si...
By: davidp1995@hotmail.com

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 01:54:21 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/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.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...
By: HUKBMBEAR

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J900/HSVT9JC1/FXVJ900HSVT9JC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J900/HSVT9JC1/FXVJ900HSVT9JC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J900/HSVT9JC1/FXVJ900HSVT9JC1.SMALL.jpg VacuumTube I SHALL CALL HIM " PEE-WEE " Personal Electronics Entertainment With Embedded Education. Basically a project that is fun and I learn a hole lot of stuff from it. . This project started out as just a small robot so I could learn more about my Arduino and coding. And at first he was a sim...
By: VacuumTube

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
Quad Track Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quad-Track-Arduino-Rover/
Quad Track Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 This build started when I needed to run some wires in the ceiling of my finished basement and had no way of getting in there. So I figured I would just build a robot that could pull the wires for me. And I'm sure I could find other uses for it later. I salvaged parts from an old RC vehicle that ha...
By: kurtz64

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:27:03 PST
A Simple and Very Easy Inverted Pendulum Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-and-Very-Easy-Inverted-Pendulum-Balancing/
A Simple and Very Easy Inverted Pendulum Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/C4G9/HR0ATMWX/FW2C4G9HR0ATMWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/C4G9/HR0ATMWX/FW2C4G9HR0ATMWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/C4G9/HR0ATMWX/FW2C4G9HR0ATMWX.SMALL.jpg ArduinoDeXXX Let's make a simple inverted balancing robot, and operate it. You need only half a day to do them, if you have an arduino and some materials. [a video of a robot you would make] introduction: After a few work with arduino, I have thought of making an inverted pendulum. Then I had two p...
By: ArduinoDeXXX

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:14:35 PST
Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-Ultrasonic-Rover/
Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/OMB0/HRKR2GRB/FCNOMB0HRKR2GRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/OMB0/HRKR2GRB/FCNOMB0HRKR2GRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/OMB0/HRKR2GRB/FCNOMB0HRKR2GRB.SMALL.jpg Eagle199393 Simple Arduno Rover with HC-SR04 Ultrasonic sensor. YOU will need to build this: HC-SR04 Ultrasonic sensor Battery holder for 6 AA batteries 6 AA batteries Arduino UNO (I use UNO R2) Motor Shield for Arduino (L293) 9g Servo 2 gear motors with wheels CD box 4 male-to-male ca...
By: Eagle199393

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:25:03 PST
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
Arduino bot Android remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SMALL.jpg donmatito Hello there, In this instructable I would like to explore the connection between Arduino and Android. Both are open, easy-to-program environment (well, Android not so easy, but quite), and the interaction between them allows interesting human-to-device interaction. The goal here is to drive ...
By: donmatito

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:08:16 PST
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-arm-from-a-desk-lamp-IKEA-Tertial-hack/
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PYXA/HOUFWGGP/FG7PYXAHOUFWGGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PYXA/HOUFWGGP/FG7PYXAHOUFWGGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PYXA/HOUFWGGP/FG7PYXAHOUFWGGP.SMALL.jpg wavegm This project answers to a need I had: a third hand that holds a camera while I perform a test and takes photos/videos (useful when you're stuck at the lab late at night, and suddenly need a photographer). The downside to a robotic arm was obvious - It needs to be programmed, and it is the last thing...
By: wavegm

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 7 Dec 2013 10:34:59 PST
How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Makeblock-Music-Robot-with-the-Music/
How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/0HS9/HNE3XR81/F460HS9HNE3XR81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/0HS9/HNE3XR81/F460HS9HNE3XR81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/0HS9/HNE3XR81/F460HS9HNE3XR81.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It's super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. ...
By: Makerworks

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:28:16 PDT
How to make a Ball Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ball-Balancing-Robot/
How to make a Ball Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CXLJ/HMMF0WV0/FHICXLJHMMF0WV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CXLJ/HMMF0WV0/FHICXLJHMMF0WV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CXLJ/HMMF0WV0/FHICXLJHMMF0WV0.SMALL.jpg Ufactory Last year, I have made this ball balancing robot.It can stand on a ball stable by the balance system of itself. There is only one connect point between the robot and the ground, so it is more flexible than the traditional wheeled robot. It can move to any directions without turn. For the tr...
By: Ufactory

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:39:50 PDT
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Hand-Controlled-by-a-Glove-and-Arduino/
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SMALL.jpg dschurman This project idea came to me when I was sitting on a bed on a hotel room on vacation. I thought: "It'd be really neat to have a robotic hand that I can control with my own hand!" Upon returning home, I embarked upon a journey to design and create the project. I hope you enjoy! The basic components ...
By: dschurman

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:28:30 PDT
How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-XY-plotter-with-Makeblock/
How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/C6SS/HLSH97EV/F6TC6SSHLSH97EV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/C6SS/HLSH97EV/F6TC6SSHLSH97EV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/C6SS/HLSH97EV/F6TC6SSHLSH97EV.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Introduction Last month, I made a XY-plotter by Makeblock and use it to built a Drawing Robot. This Drawing Robot was built with two Linear Motion Shaft D8x480mm, two Long Beam0824, the timing belt, two stepper motors, two stepper motor driver, and a micro-controller Arduino.  You can send a pictu...
By: Makerworks

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:44:49 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 *UPDATE* Just wanted to add a bit of how posting this Instructable has positively impacted me. Besides the wonderful reception and feedback I received in the contests and the success it has had in the contests it helped me define my interests. I've always loved robotics and prosthetics (and similar ...
By: Mizchief100

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/AAA-Robot-Autonomous-Analog-Arduino/
AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/TZH3/HJKC0V4L/F8UTZH3HJKC0V4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/TZH3/HJKC0V4L/F8UTZH3HJKC0V4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/TZH3/HJKC0V4L/F8UTZH3HJKC0V4L.SMALL.jpg curryninja123 The AAA Robot is a perfect robot for beginners. It is versatile, easy to build, and discusses many of the topics roboticists need to learn, including but no limited to transistor switches, motor driving nad analog sensors. This Instructable includes step-by-step instructions on how to build your ver...
By: curryninja123

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Aug 2013 21:27:06 PDT
Yogy - The Arduino Powered Robot Made For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Yogy-The-Arduino-Powered-Robot-Made-For-Kids/
Yogy - The Arduino Powered Robot Made For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J4YR/HJUWS6XC/FU0J4YRHJUWS6XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J4YR/HJUWS6XC/FU0J4YRHJUWS6XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J4YR/HJUWS6XC/FU0J4YRHJUWS6XC.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi In this Instructable I will show you how to make a cute and kid friendly Obstacle Avoiding Robot I like to call Yogy. Yogy gets his name from the Yoghurt tub body he is made from. I am a sucker for seeing the best in trash and this Yoghurt tub looked too good to be thrown away. I salvaged it and de...
By: chickenparmi

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Aug 2013 05:04:32 PDT
Flora- an interactive flower http://www.instructables.com/id/Flora-an-interactive-flower/
Flora- an interactive flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan Hello everyone.....Today I have taken something out of my flower garden....We all know,plants have their own lives,they can feel just as we feel..but they can't express it...But what happens if a flower gains the ability to interact with you? Imagine a flower sitting at your desk looking at you,waiv...
By: Dipanjan

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:55:26 PDT
Making Music with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Music-with-Makeblock/
Making Music with Makeblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8YSH/HHS9SZS5/F5J8YSHHHS9SZS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8YSH/HHS9SZS5/F5J8YSHHHS9SZS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8YSH/HHS9SZS5/F5J8YSHHHS9SZS5.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It's super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. ...
By: Makerworks

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:04:14 PDT
Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robopod-the-Arduino-Powered-Robot/
Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/RP5J/HHS9VQBM/FVYRP5JHHS9VQBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/RP5J/HHS9VQBM/FVYRP5JHHS9VQBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/RP5J/HHS9VQBM/FVYRP5JHHS9VQBM.SMALL.jpg 86 Robopod is a simple arduino robot that uses antennas to detect obstacles. Robopod's motors are controlled by an H bridge and   powered by a nine volt battery.  Robopods circuit is based on a breadboard for easy modification. Tools and Materials Material Arduino uno Breadboard H Br...
By: 86

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:46:34 PDT
James - Your first Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/James-Your-first-Arduino-Robot/
James - Your first Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UOVU/HI3TYZ2I/F66UOVUHI3TYZ2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UOVU/HI3TYZ2I/F66UOVUHI3TYZ2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UOVU/HI3TYZ2I/F66UOVUHI3TYZ2I.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi For more Robotics Tutorials see my website here: http://www.duino-robotics.com/ For awesome videos about robots and 3D printing go here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC340dy5bmr6sLpyRh5qYwrg Edit: Thank you so much everyone for voting for James in the Toy Contest! He got first place and I won a $...
By: chickenparmi

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Jun 2013 05:13:23 PDT
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtooR2-ATtiny2313-Wall-Avoiding-Robot/
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Since I had a lot of ATtiny2313s lying around I wanted to do something cool with them, I thought for a while and then decided to make a simple wall avoiding robot with the ATtiny2313, an ultrasonic sensor and 2 motors. Its an easy to make and simple robot which runs on a very small amount of code s...
By: vishalapr

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 1 Jun 2013 02:06:23 PDT
The Boss Box Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boss-Box-Bot/
The Boss Box Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VEKF/HGU2EHQB/FU0VEKFHGU2EHQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VEKF/HGU2EHQB/FU0VEKFHGU2EHQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VEKF/HGU2EHQB/FU0VEKFHGU2EHQB.SMALL.jpg sphsengineering Welcome to the Boss Box Bot instructable, or as we like to call it, the Bo-Bo Bot. The Bo-Bo Bot was designed to use extremely low cost materials to allow people to construct a robot without high-priced kits. Our Bo-Bo Bot will be made using various tools such as AutoCAD, Corel Draw, and a laser cut...
By: sphsengineering

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 May 2013 09:06:37 PDT
Hacked roomba + arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry... http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-roomba-arduino-snowballs-into-a-Eurobot-2/
Hacked roomba + arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/8ZOW/HGGZRLPH/FUY8ZOWHGGZRLPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/8ZOW/HGGZRLPH/FUY8ZOWHGGZRLPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/8ZOW/HGGZRLPH/FUY8ZOWHGGZRLPH.SMALL.jpg nicoo It all started as a weekend project with my kids and soon enough I got sucked into a 4 month project with their school ! The idea was to get a small group of kids aged 6 to 9 to participate to a robotics contest (http://www.eurobot.org/eng/index.php). It was a fun journey and they did really well a...
By: nicoo

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 May 2013 16:33:19 PDT
Starting with robotics (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-with-robotics-Arduino/
Starting with robotics (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/DAEK/HFSHUFTO/FVWDAEKHFSHUFTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/DAEK/HFSHUFTO/FVWDAEKHFSHUFTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/DAEK/HFSHUFTO/FVWDAEKHFSHUFTO.SMALL.jpg vonPongrac Starting with robotics can be hard, if you don’t know where and how to start. Best way to start is to make mobile robot. In this step-by-step we will show you, how to make cheap robot with parts available in your local store and household. Before you start you should make some plans how platform s...
By: vonPongrac

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 4 May 2013 07:44:43 PDT
FuzzBot http://www.instructables.com/id/FuzzBot/
FuzzBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/SR8P/HFD15VFG/FGHSR8PHFD15VFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/SR8P/HFD15VFG/FGHSR8PHFD15VFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/SR8P/HFD15VFG/FGHSR8PHFD15VFG.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow The FuzzBot is an awesome, fast, fully autonomous small Arduino robot that everyone loves!!!  It uses the compact Pololu ZumoBot Chassis kit for a great drive system, and uses a Parallax Ping sensor to sense proximity, to make the FuzzBot fully autonomous.  I like to think of it as a cheap & hackabl...
By: Qtechknow

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:13:27 PDT
Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Altoid-Tin-Robot-With-Personality/
Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/22GN/HET1F8WZ/FAQ22GNHET1F8WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/22GN/HET1F8WZ/FAQ22GNHET1F8WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/22GN/HET1F8WZ/FAQ22GNHET1F8WZ.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 I love robots. Normally the ones I build are quite large and wouldn't fit in your pocket, but for a change of pace I decided I would try something small and fun! This robot is exactly that, and in fact fits inside of an altoids tin. It is inexpensive, versatile (so many different sensors can be used...
By: Mizchief100

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:25:45 PDT
Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-internet-controlled-robot-using-Livebots/
Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD Here you will learn how to create an internet controlled robot or other installation using Livebots. Livebots is a project I'm working on which consists of an easy to use website for all the robots that people can interact with through the internet. As an example I will be using a simple Ardui...
By: XicoMBD

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:13:37 PST
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Sumo-Battle-Bot-with-Pneumatic-Flipper-/
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SMALL.jpg kmmarlow This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a lightweight fully autonomous sumo fighting robot for an in class Sumo Bot competition. The robot was required to push, lift or flip the oppon...
By: kmmarlow

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:30:30 PST
Robotic Spider V8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hapless-Spider-V8/
Robotic Spider V8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45N2/HCJO5OAM/F8M45N2HCJO5OAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45N2/HCJO5OAM/F8M45N2HCJO5OAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45N2/HCJO5OAM/F8M45N2HCJO5OAM.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC I needed a project that would use all my servos, so I decided to make the do-nothing, worthless spider. If you have fischertechnik and servos to waste, this is the project for you! Really, this flopping spider makes for a great learning project. The main goal of this project is to teach the fundamen...
By: FoamboardRC

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:54:07 PST
Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Painting-Robot-arduino-controlled/
Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 The idea for this project came from one of my favorite 'ibles: the polargraph. I loved the drawing style and thought how cool would it be to do this on the side of a building? Unfortunately the challenges to setting up such a large polargraph on a student budget pushed me to find an alternate soluti...
By: Mizchief100

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 6 Feb 2013 05:53:35 PST
RoboDolly http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboDolly/
RoboDolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QP4S/HCJOCXN3/F0QQP4SHCJOCXN3.SMALL.jpg aandre The Birth of RoboDolly The conception of the RoboDolly can be traced back to my senior year of high school.  This aluminum ornament evolved from housing a few flashing lights to displaying a fully handmade LED matrix.  The final product was awarded to my robotics programming mentor; it now sits on h...
By: aandre

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 1 Feb 2013 22:15:52 PST
LINUSBot - Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUSBot-Line-Follower-Robot/
LINUSBot - Line Follower Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/PEG1/HCB8TXUJ/FNOPEG1HCB8TXUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/PEG1/HCB8TXUJ/FNOPEG1HCB8TXUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/PEG1/HCB8TXUJ/FNOPEG1HCB8TXUJ.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 The operation of this Robot is quite simple. Infra-red sensors placed at the front of the chassis  will monitor when our Robot is over a black line or when it is over a white background. In this project we will use the appropriate rounded chassis to the Robot. In case the robot being on the black l...
By: BIGDOG1971

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 17:35:21 PST