Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:07:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-handmade-Hexapod-with-arduino-Hexdrake/
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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/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 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
Quad Track Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quad-Track-Arduino-Rover/
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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/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:14:35 PST
Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-Ultrasonic-Rover/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:25:03 PST
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:44:49 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/AAA-Robot-Autonomous-Analog-Arduino/
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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/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 05:04:32 PDT
Flora- an interactive flower http://www.instructables.com/id/Flora-an-interactive-flower/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:55:26 PDT
Making Music with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Music-with-Makeblock/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:04:14 PDT
Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robopod-the-Arduino-Powered-Robot/
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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 $...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 05:13:23 PDT
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtooR2-ATtiny2313-Wall-Avoiding-Robot/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 02:06:23 PDT
The Boss Box Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boss-Box-Bot/
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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/
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Wed, 8 May 2013 16:33:19 PDT
Starting with robotics (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-with-robotics-Arduino/
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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...
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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 Enjoying Electronics 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 17:35:21 PST
PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/PEZ-Robo-Dispenser-Using-Arduino/
PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/856W/HCB8KDGZ/FTE856WHCB8KDGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/856W/HCB8KDGZ/FTE856WHCB8KDGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/856W/HCB8KDGZ/FTE856WHCB8KDGZ.SMALL.jpg techbitar I was strolling down the candy aisle at the supermarket and there it was:  the PEZ dispenser, conjuring up sweet (literally) childhood memories served up by my favorite cartoon characters in squarish sugary pellets.  Then, all of a sudden, an LED went off in my head.  PEZ meets Arduino.  In this a...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:49:13 PST
Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RC-car-for-beginners-Android-control-over-/
Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/1G39/HCB8TBKX/FTI1G39HCB8TBKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/1G39/HCB8TBKX/FTI1G39HCB8TBKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/1G39/HCB8TBKX/FTI1G39HCB8TBKX.SMALL.jpg tolik777 This is a simple project of Android Bluetooth Car with Bluetooth control. Arduino controller is used To control the car used Android-device with a built-in accelerometer. Tilt forward - car goes forward, tilt to the left - car turns to the left, tilt back - car goes back. Speed of movement or ro...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 03:06:39 PST
3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Biologically-Inspired-Robotics/
3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/LQEA/HABDH86N/FZ7LQEAHABDH86N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/LQEA/HABDH86N/FZ7LQEAHABDH86N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/LQEA/HABDH86N/FZ7LQEAHABDH86N.SMALL.jpg randofo I have been spending the last few months doing research into biologically inspired robotic structures. While my approach may seem formalistic in nature, these devices were simply a means for ultimately conducting social research. This desire stems from my experience building Simple Bots, and their s...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:31:40 PST
A New Way to Make an Aluminium Alloy Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-New-Way-to-Make-an-Aluminium-Alloy-Robot/
A New Way to Make an Aluminium Alloy Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SMALL.jpg schang10 With modularized mechanical structures, electronic modules, and Arduino programming, I made this aulminium alloy robot with Makeblock. (Now they are on Kickstarter, and many super-value kits are available.)  Tools Tools needed: Screw drivers and a plier. Prepare motors The tank is two motor dr...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:25:49 PST
LDR Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Robot/
LDR Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/47Z6/H82UEKCG/FZ047Z6H82UEKCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/47Z6/H82UEKCG/FZ047Z6H82UEKCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/47Z6/H82UEKCG/FZ047Z6H82UEKCG.SMALL.jpg EGRobotics LDR Robot with IR and a Servo The LDR/IR Robot is designed to seek out light and avoid obstacles. The robot uses the Light Dependent Resistor to seek out light and the Infrared Sensor to detect and avoid objects in its path. The following are instructions with pictures to show exactly how we built ...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:27:42 PDT
Building a Doodle Bot kit from DAGU http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Doodle-Bot-kit-from-DAGU/
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:41:46 PDT
BOXZ http://www.instructables.com/id/BOXZ/
BOXZ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/CHBA/H6WBKOQU/F03CHBAH6WBKOQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/CHBA/H6WBKOQU/F03CHBAH6WBKOQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/CHBA/H6WBKOQU/F03CHBAH6WBKOQU.SMALL.jpg Leolite BOXZ is is an open source robot platform for interactive entertainment! We connected Arduino,Plexiglass(or cardboard) Origami and your idea together, so we can easily and quickly build a remote robot by ourself! You can assembled it like LEGO! We can use it to playing footb...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 05:36:28 PDT
How to build your own sugru robot, Fixbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-sugru-robot-Fixbot/
How to build your own sugru robot, Fixbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C99M/H6DWPP2A/F1VC99MH6DWPP2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C99M/H6DWPP2A/F1VC99MH6DWPP2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C99M/H6DWPP2A/F1VC99MH6DWPP2A.SMALL.jpg projectsugru So you saw our video and you've fallen in love with Fixbot, have you? That's okay, it's understandable. We've fallen in love with it too. We have some great news! You can build your own Fixbot too, provided that you're okay with getting your hands dirty and that you have access to a Makerbot / Re...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 04:44:14 PDT
Arduino controlled Ping Pong Balls Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Ping-Pong-Balls-Launcher/
Arduino controlled Ping Pong Balls Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/LJON/H6MF42AQ/FZDLJONH6MF42AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/LJON/H6MF42AQ/FZDLJONH6MF42AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/LJON/H6MF42AQ/FZDLJONH6MF42AQ.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD Hi everyone! This is a ping pong balls launcher designed to be controlled by an arduino. It uses a servo to dispense the balls and two motors with wheels to give speed and shoot them. All the pieces can be printed using an 3D printed and the base can be done using a CNC or a laser cutter. You ca...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 15:54:41 PDT
Graphing on an Arduino, the EASY WAY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphing-on-an-Arduino-the-EASY-WAY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Sometimes when you're testing a sensor or debugging a value in an Arduino project, you want to see something other than numbers flying by in the Serial Monitor. However, you want to get the sensor working quickly, and you don't want to take the time to write code to graph it or display it in an intr...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 11:02:23 PDT
Motion Controlled Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-53/
Motion Controlled Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DIAF/H51AS3VN/FEZDIAFH51AS3VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DIAF/H51AS3VN/FEZDIAFH51AS3VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DIAF/H51AS3VN/FEZDIAFH51AS3VN.SMALL.jpg bluebean *This instructable is not complete, I will post code soon The Arm: This instructable shows the process of building a robotic arm using servos, Arduino microprocessor, a gyroscope and multiple bend sensors. The user wears a glove containing the gyroscope and bend sensors which translate th...
By: bluebean

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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 17:36:31 PDT
Clusterbot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Clusterbot/
Clusterbot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/NKIK/H5JVXU26/FFXNKIKH5JVXU26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/NKIK/H5JVXU26/FFXNKIKH5JVXU26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/NKIK/H5JVXU26/FFXNKIKH5JVXU26.SMALL.jpg meanpc What is Clusterbot?  He is a small, affordable, autonomous Arduino-powered robot.  He can move, see, avoid obstacles, and makes a melodic chirping sound sometimes. Clusterbot was my first Arduino project, and I think he makes a great project for a beginner.  While building Clusterbot you will learn...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 05:41:40 PDT
Fijibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fijibot/
Fijibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3692/H5ECMV75/F6C3692H5ECMV75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3692/H5ECMV75/F6C3692H5ECMV75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3692/H5ECMV75/F6C3692H5ECMV75.SMALL.jpg mikesoniat Fijibot is an autonomous, self-charging photovore. I built him using a 1.5 liter Fiji Water bottle, an Arduino Uno, 6v solar panel (plus various other parts) from Radio Shack, an Arduino Proto Shield (plus various other parts) from Adafruit, and the wheels and steering arrangement from an RC car. I...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:41:55 PDT
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SMALL.jpg generalgeek314 Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of it with a PING))) ultrasonic sensor.  With the attac...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
BaW-Bot Part 3: Adding Sight and Touch to the Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/BaW-Bot-Part-3-Adding-Sight-and-Touch-to-the-Bot/
BaW-Bot Part 3: Adding Sight and Touch to the Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/EUO7/H4I7W0D0/F98EUO7H4I7W0D0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/EUO7/H4I7W0D0/F98EUO7H4I7W0D0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/EUO7/H4I7W0D0/F98EUO7H4I7W0D0.SMALL.jpg AndyTallack This is the third part of our BaW-Bot (Bells-and-Whistles Bot) build – 5 separate instructables that look into different Arduino-related technologies, combining to create a Bot with all the bells-and-whistles. Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body Part 3: Add...
By: AndyTallack

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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 12:13:18 PDT
BaW-Bot Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body http://www.instructables.com/id/BaW-Bot-Part-2-Build-the-motor-controller-body/
BaW-Bot Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/J7M3/H4AG57O2/FOKJ7M3H4AG57O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/J7M3/H4AG57O2/FOKJ7M3H4AG57O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/J7M3/H4AG57O2/FOKJ7M3H4AG57O2.SMALL.jpg AndyTallack This is the second part of our BaW-Bot (Bells-and-Whistles Bot) build – 5 separate instructables that look into different Arduino-related technologies, combining to create a Bot with all the bells-and-whistles. Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body Part 3: Ad...
By: AndyTallack

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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 09:00:03 PDT