Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 07:48:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Chappie- Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chappie-Self-Balancing-Robot/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:52:57 PDT
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-an-arduino-car-via-Bluetooth-for-be/
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/EN6G/IA0WZ8X0/FCAEN6GIA0WZ8X0.SMALL.jpg caiomoraes All we know that Arduino is an excellent prototyping platform, principally because it uses a friendly programming language and there are a lot of extra incredible components that provide us great experiences. We can integrate the Arduino with differents shields or modules and build fantastic things....
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Sun, 24 May 2015 16:58:58 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Laser-Entertainer-Robot/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Project Frankenstein http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Frankenstein/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:00:19 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
AquaFeeder: An Automated Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaFeeder-An-Automated-Fish-Feeder/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:22:12 PDT
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-avoider-robot-the-using-Actobotics-R/
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SMALL.jpg jscottb There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a kit and other items such as an Arduino controller, motor driver and sensors from eBay or other vendors. The chassis kit I use for thi...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:57 PDT
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TestrBot-The-300-Universal-Test-Machine/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:23:42 PDT
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-V20/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:18:17 PDT
Animatronic Pizza Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Pizza-Monster/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:21:24 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
How to use graphical programming software to program Arduino and robots? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-graphical-programming-software-to-progr/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:22 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-avoiding-robot-5/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:49:56 PST
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Mouse-Odometer-for-Arduino-Robot/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:08:25 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Swarmscapers-Autonomous-Mobile-3D-Printing-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:54:57 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired electric scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
Mobile Sun-Seeking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Sun-Seeking-Robot/
Mobile Sun-Seeking Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/8RX3/I27GUUOS/FLU8RX3I27GUUOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/8RX3/I27GUUOS/FLU8RX3I27GUUOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/8RX3/I27GUUOS/FLU8RX3I27GUUOS.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Your plant can navigate to the sunniest spot in the house with this sunshine seeking indoor planter. It's controlled by an Arduino Micro and driven by two continuous rotation servo motors. The planter seeks sunshine with the help of two solar panels that detect sunlight and differentiate true suns...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 13:22:57 PST
Motorized Evil Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Evil-Shield/
Motorized Evil Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/X7PQ/I24LVSGZ/FNHX7PQI24LVSGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/X7PQ/I24LVSGZ/FNHX7PQI24LVSGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/X7PQ/I24LVSGZ/FNHX7PQI24LVSGZ.SMALL.jpg robdavinci In this Instructable You'll learn how to build a Motorized Villain Shield so we can join forces against The Super Heroes and take over the world. This is a Motorized Shield made out of cardboard 1/8" thick, and controlled by a large continuous rotation servo motor. The circuit is a servo motor driv...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:36:01 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Glowing-Robotic-Skull/
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Is Halloween coming up? Has it already passed? Doesn't matter! Any time is the perfect time for your very own robotic human skull. When you finish this Instructable, you'll have a skull with articulating neck and jaw, and glowing movable eyes that can change color between red, green, and blue.Like t...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:56:28 PST
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mask-with-Neopixel-Eyes-iPhone-Mouth-and-Voi/
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SMALL.jpg melarky This year for Halloween we decided to make a robot mask for our oldest son. There are a few different electronic components that work together to make the final mask. We used neopixel rings and an arduino to control the eyes, an old iPhone worked as the mouth, and we took apart a cheap voice chang...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:28:41 PDT
Planterbot - The Plant Monitoring Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Planterbot-The-Plant-Monitoring-Robot/
Planterbot - The Plant Monitoring Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B8EK/I1OU3KIB/F47B8EKI1OU3KIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B8EK/I1OU3KIB/F47B8EKI1OU3KIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B8EK/I1OU3KIB/F47B8EKI1OU3KIB.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone !Please vote for me in the tech contest!.In this instructable I am collaborating with Akin Yildiz an instructables author that creates instructables that help plants grow you should really go check out his account: http://www.instructables.com/member/Akin+Yildiz/.The planterbot is a p...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:09:41 PDT
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
3D Printed Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FD5/7VTJ/I1KJPDZE/FD57VTJI1KJPDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FD5/7VTJ/I1KJPDZE/FD57VTJI1KJPDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FD5/7VTJ/I1KJPDZE/FD57VTJI1KJPDZE.SMALL.jpg randofo The nice thing about 3D printing is that it makes building robots easy. You can design whatever configuration of parts that you can dream up and have them in your hand virtually right away. This allows for rapid prototyping and experimention. This particular 3D printed robot is an example of that.Th...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Spelling-Game-with-an-Interactive-Robot/
DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/O73R/I1C432XO/FW0O73RI1C432XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/O73R/I1C432XO/FW0O73RI1C432XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/O73R/I1C432XO/FW0O73RI1C432XO.SMALL.jpg woodyrobo Did you hear before about Social Robot? Did you you see the Pepper Robot or Jibo robot? These kinds of robots that can hear you, understand you and make a social contact with you via sound, facial expressions and body gestures. Social robots have various applications, specifically with elderly peopl...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:03:56 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SMALL.jpg riachi His name is "oiO", he is a desk lamp robot, but he thinks he has a soul. Honestly, I can't deny that...The idea to build oiO, came from my respect to simple object that lay around, that play a big, and usually unnoticed role in making our life easier and maybe more interesting. Think of a pencil, or...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
How to make an Arduino from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SMALL.jpg praneet9 Frugal Engineering is the best way forward for science.If you're interested in making some arduino's from scratch , you've come to the right place.You can see a video tutorial of this instructable : hereIt will supplement any loopholes or doubts you may have.Lets start with an introduction on what ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Thus far, I've shown you how to create wheels out of household items, several motorized chassis out of cardboard, and a couple of simple and effective light sensors. Now, one of the last major pieces is about to fall into place.Almost every robot needs to power a motor of some sort or another. Probl...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-wheeled-All-Terrain-Vehicle-6WD/
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/NAS7/HZZ3J1L6/F24NAS7HZZ3J1L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/NAS7/HZZ3J1L6/F24NAS7HZZ3J1L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/NAS7/HZZ3J1L6/F24NAS7HZZ3J1L6.SMALL.jpg gagan8619 Hello,In this post we"ll be making a Six wheel drive all terrain vehicle (ATV). These are rare and hence expensive robots (at least in India). I made this ATV as my summer project. Dagu manufactures a similar 6WD chassis but its way too expensive (Rs 20000 / $ 250). So I decided to make a cheap Six ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:17:48 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
Robot Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex This whole project started with a dead robot that we wanted to bring back to life. If I've learned anything from Bender, its that there is no better way to rejuvenate a robot than to have it open some beer bottles.The task of controlling a robot to have it interact with specifically shaped objects a...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever thought of controlling your FuzzBot wirelessly? Do you want to make a real - life video game? Do you want to learn about the tech behind NFC and RFID? - the Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course How - To Guide is for you!Please cast your vote for me (at the upper right hand corner, the ora...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
DIY Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SMALL.jpg pdaniel7 Introduction We aim to introduce young students to engineering and teach them about solar energy; by having them build a Helios as part of their curriculum. There is an effort in engineering to push energy generation away from the use of fossil fuels and towards greener alternatives. One option for ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SMALL.jpg electro18 Servomotors or simply servos are essential components of a robot which convert electrical energy into mechanical energy.They are widely used in the field of RC hobby and robotics. But unlike simple geared motors , these servos are made by integrating a geared motor with a position feedback circuit w...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT