Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 19:46:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Strandbeest Photovore Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Photovore-Robot/
Strandbeest Photovore Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SMALL.jpg techiebot I have been fascinated with Theo Jansen's walking beach creatures for some time. So I read with interest the April 2014 Servo Magazine article about converting the plastic model kit to be servo-powered. The idea of the Strandbeest walking around my studio fascinated me.Ebay seems to be a good plac...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 21:33:37 PDT
Laser Cut SphereBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-SphereBot/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:09:59 PDT
JALC Boat, Aquatic Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/JALC-Boat-Aquatic-Robot-Platform/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:50:39 PDT
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketball-Robot-with-Intel-Edison/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:18:07 PDT
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/PANDA-THE-ULTIMATE-CLEANING-ROBOT/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:12:53 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SMALL.jpg AlexFW In this project we'll be making "stupid" swarm bots that can be assembled in less than 10 minutes and cost less than $5 per bot. They are also extremely easy to make as there is no coding involved, no microcontroller, and no advanced circuitry. Vibrating motors cause these robots to move around, an...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
Object tracking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Object-tracking-robot/
Object tracking robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SMALL.jpg Nikus Few weeks ago I thought to make robot that can track object with android phone. At the beginning I searched about it in google. I found some articles but none had source code of android app. My first thought it's "it too hard for me" and I gave up. But I could not stand that I can't make something t...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 13:38:37 PDT
Arduino based Desktop Line Follower - jolliBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Desktop-Line-Follower-jolliBot/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:37:32 PDT
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/MCU-1-A-budget-conscious-Intel-Edison-MCU-based-Ro/
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SMALL.jpg maswani Small video showing obstacle avoidance and few button based commands via bluetooth. Summary This project will build a simple rover car which can be controlled by an android smart app using voice or button based commands remotely. The smart app connects to a bluetooth serial module on the rover c...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:11:22 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Controlled-Robot-Rover-With-Live-Str/
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SMALL.jpg Mahmoud Alaa WARNING: THIS INSTRUCTABLE CONTAINS A SUPER AWESOME CONTENT SO BE AWARE. Did you ever wanted to make super awesome robot or rover controlled wirelessly with your mobile device?! Did you ever wanted to make something look a like mars rover or something?!Did you ever wanted a spy robot?!If your answ...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:23:40 PDT
Simple multi-mode 4wd Rover JR-001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-multi-mode-4wd-Rover-JR-001/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:21:36 PDT
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
Bumbley - The little servo robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumbley-The-little-servo-robot/
Bumbley - The little servo robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SMALL.jpg jscottb Meet Bumbley, a little lost bot from the planet Teekmar'd - a small world that orbits Wolf 359. Bumbley likes to find good hiding places and avoid human contact at all cost! He can only see in infrared, so needs your help. So please help him find a good hiding place!!! :-)Bumbley is a servo driven ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:22:48 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/
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Sometimes you are just too tired to play with your pets and give them the attention they need.When this kind of situation happens, you are mostly busy and tired. Good night sleep would do the trick BUT your pet decides that sleep is for weak and keep you awake the whole night just because they are t...
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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
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Robot-Chassis-using-Actobotics/
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SMALL.jpg jscottb From my early childhood I have loved robots. The first movie robots I remember ever really liking first, where the three bots from "Silent Running" (still one of my favorite movies!) Those goofy little walking boxes peaked my interest in robots and robot building. Over the years I have planed many b...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:44 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SMALL.jpg sidgupta Bipeds are really cool because they are by far the most recognizable kind of robot. Companies have spent decades and millions to make these things. I've been wanting to make a bipedal bot for sometime now but most of them need a lot of motors and are pretty expensive to make. I managed to make a sim...
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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/
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike *What is TestrBot? (See Video in Final Step) TestrBot is a $300 Universal Test Machine (UTM) and can be used to perform any type of static or dynamic testing in tension or compression up to 200 lbs. It was designed to allow me to run an array of physical tests on 3D printed specimens. 3D printing is...
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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/
Animatronic Pizza Monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/JKG2/I88LPFXF/F2KJKG2I88LPFXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/JKG2/I88LPFXF/F2KJKG2I88LPFXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/JKG2/I88LPFXF/F2KJKG2I88LPFXF.SMALL.jpg Nick Wracan This Instructable will explain how Cameron Spitzfaden (a sophomore at Alma College) and myself (a senior at Alma) created an animatronic monster for a class project and short film from start to finish. We used a wide variety of materials to create this:3D printerAn ArduinoBread boardNylon hingesNylo...
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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/
How to use graphical programming software to program Arduino and robots? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/9YSL/I7VQKNSP/FGW9YSLI7VQKNSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/9YSL/I7VQKNSP/FGW9YSLI7VQKNSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/9YSL/I7VQKNSP/FGW9YSLI7VQKNSP.SMALL.jpg martinHe Hi everyone, last time I saw a funny robot to teach kids robotics(you can get more information on their Kickstarter page). But I am more interested in the graphical programming language mBlock. It is said to be a free graphical programming environment (based on Scratch 2.0) with new features of allo...
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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/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
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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/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
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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/
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SMALL.jpg Vagelis Chantzis The purpose of this project is to build an arduino robot that follows light and avoids possible obstacles in its way. It is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller board and it uses Light Dependent Resistors to find the most bright light source while avoiding any obstacle on its way to the light sou...
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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/
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SMALL.jpg Bit-Boy This walking robot has been a project that I have been wanting to have a go at for a while now and I finally got around to finishing it, so now I am sharing it with the world! This project is fairly simple to construct and does not require any difficult skills or large tools (other than a 3D printer...
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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/
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SMALL.jpg AlanCation Swarmscapers is a 2 month long research project conducted in the Creative Architecture Machines studio, taught by Jason Kelly Johnson and Michael Shiloh at California College of the Arts in the Digital Craft Lab. It is a collaboration between Clayton Muhleman, Alan Cation, and Adithi Satish. A huge ...
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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/
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SMALL.jpg SciFi-Prop-Freak OFFICIAL VIDEO - Making OfThe IdeaAs a student assistant at FabLab Aachen (Germany) it was - for the last 3-4 month - part of my job to create an exciting and challenging exhibit which demonstrates the “maker-way” of opening a closed product to be used for not intended purposes (and in this case eve...
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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/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
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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/
3D Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This project was conceived the night of halloween. Looking out the window on the frozen streets of Chicago, looking at the lights on the street reflect on the pavement, looking so far beyond that the lights of the passing cars would float in the air long after the car was gone. Many of us are famil...
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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/
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired electric scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KKOK/I4SCGJ5Y/FYXKKOKI4SCGJ5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KKOK/I4SCGJ5Y/FYXKKOKI4SCGJ5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KKOK/I4SCGJ5Y/FYXKKOKI4SCGJ5Y.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn As an avid maker of "things that Seg" this one is inspired by the 1970's Raleigh Chopper bicycle.I was recently involved in the Hackaday competition with the MediCycle: MediCycle This was a big one wheeled electric motorbike styled machine. Impressive looking maybe but quite difficult to ride and if...
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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/
Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SMALL.jpg airboy93 I have bought 2 joysticks from ebay and tried to think what can I do. Then I came up with idea to make a small robot arm. What I needed was:1x Arduino Nano3x MG996R servos (I used one Futaba, because I had only two MG996R and it was not necessary to have much torque for turning)1x Micro servo2x Two ...
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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/
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SMALL.jpg robotoys General guidelines for assembling a full size endoskeleton featuring poseable limbs and animatronic head.What you'll need. Large Diameter PVC pipes Large Double Compression FittingSmaller Diameter PVC PipesSmaller Double Compression T FittingPlastic Waste BasketPlastic Tub4 Single PVC Compression F...
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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