Instructables: exploring - technology - lego http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 10:36:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 LEGO iPhone case http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-iPhone-case-1/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
Build a Haunted House with Lego & faya-nugget http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Haunted-House-with-Lego-faya-nugget/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 00:29:43 PDT
Smart robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-robot-1/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:10:47 PDT
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-flying-Lego-quadcopter/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 00:20:56 PDT
Lego Arcade Machine Phone Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Arcade-Machine-Phone-Charging-Station/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:50:48 PDT
Servo Controlled Marble Maze Build 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Controlled-Marble-Maze-Build-2/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:34:13 PDT
LaserOscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserOscope/
LaserOscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Build a laser oscilloscope using Lego, littleBits, Erector set, and the Kano Computer. In honor of The International Year of Light I’ll demonstrate how use the Kano computer to drive a littleBits motor with an optical coupler, or optocoupler. An optocoupler, according to Wikipedia, "is a component t...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:42:54 PDT
Michelson Interferometer build from LEGO(R) bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Michelson-Interferometer-build-from-LEGOR-bricks/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 11:56:32 PDT
LEGO Mod - A LEGO PC/Computer/Casemod http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Mod-A-LEGO-PCCasemod/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:47:38 PDT
Build a Fan with LEGO and faya-nugget http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fan-with-LEGO-and-faya-nugget/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:25:00 PDT
ThingSpeak Temperature Monitor with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/ThingSpeak-Temperature-Monitor-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:25:03 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
Arduino & Lego Solar Tracker (Dual Axis) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-tracker-with-Lego-and-Arduino-Dual-Axis/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 02:45:10 PDT
Lego Brick Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Brick-Sorter/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:32:14 PDT
Rolling Alarm Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Alarm-Robot/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:42:07 PDT
LEGOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGOLED/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:50:53 PST
Lego EV3 3D Printer 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-EV3-3D-Printer-20/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:25:56 PST
Bionicle MOC needs a name. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionicle-MOC-needs-a-name/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:19:19 PST
EVB - Rubic’s Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/EVB-Rubics-Cube-Solver/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:19:10 PST
How to make Lego Raspberry Pi B+ case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Lego-Raspberry-Pi-B-case/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:02:10 PST
EVB - A way to replace the brain of the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 http://www.instructables.com/id/EVB-A-way-to-replace-the-brain-of-the-LEGO-Mindsto/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:31:19 PST
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Lego-Guy-Finishing-PLA/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:57:11 PST
Mini Lego Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lego-Flashdrive/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:02:17 PST
Restoring Corroded Battery Contacts http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Corroded-Battery-Contacts/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:31:12 PST
Lego Man Space Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Man-Space-Lamp/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:13:47 PST
3d Print Modified Legos + k'nex http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-screw-connector-piece/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:28:06 PST
Flash diffuser/bouncer LEGO mount hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-diffuserbouncer-LEGO-mount-hack/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:16:02 PST
Fixing LEGO NXT Brick dead LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-LEGO-NXT-Brick-dead-LCD/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:15:35 PDT
Raspberry Pi B+ LEGO Case (Smaller footprint) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-LEGO-Case-Smaller-footprint/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:25:21 PDT
Lego Pedestal Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Pedestal-Clock/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:10:14 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid After creating my LED Lego Octopus, I decided to put a SteamPunk theme on my next one. This Lego Octopus is similar to my last one but I was able to streamline the wiring process a bit. I also added Lego Technic gears and 18k gold paint to give it the SteamPunk aesthetic. I used orange LED lights th...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Sugru iPhone Camera Remote With Lego Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-iPhone-Camera-Remote-With-Lego-Hand/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:48:41 PDT
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-NunChuck-Controlled-Mindstorms-NXT-Soccer-Robo/
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SMALL.jpg sparramc For the Brixhibition Exhibition at the end of April, I was asked to set-up and run a couple of interactive Robot Soccer fields.The Robots needed to be robust and reliable as members of the public will be interacting with them. Also they need to have a a simple, intuitive, and easy to use hand hel...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:13:53 PDT
LED Lego Light Saber http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lego-Light-Saber/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:26:39 PDT
Lego Time Lapse Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Time-Lapse-Dolly/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:57:31 PDT
LEGO USB Case http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-USB-Case/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:15:58 PDT
How to embed a file to your instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-imbed-a-file-to-your-instructable/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:10:58 PDT
lego rc tank version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-rc-tank-version-20/
lego rc tank version 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/G2CB/HZ5DUXVX/F44G2CBHZ5DUXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/G2CB/HZ5DUXVX/F44G2CBHZ5DUXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/G2CB/HZ5DUXVX/F44G2CBHZ5DUXVX.SMALL.jpg pikeslayer finished these are 15 long there are black shorter pegs on the other side add the bars remember they are 15 long those are the shorter black pegs attach the motors there is a 6 long piece under the motors those are the big gears the gears go into the motors these ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:40:15 PDT
lego rc tank http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-rc-tank/
lego rc tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DILT/HZ2J1F46/FYKDILTHZ2J1F46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DILT/HZ2J1F46/FYKDILTHZ2J1F46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DILT/HZ2J1F46/FYKDILTHZ2J1F46.SMALL.jpg pikeslayer finished baseplate attach from underneath add the motors gears attach them into the motors these are 8 long attach more gears attach even more gears also attach put treads on these are the old kind these are for the battery box attach the ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:50:38 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
Raspberry Pi Case Out Of Legos http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Case-Out-Of-Legos/
Raspberry Pi Case Out Of Legos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/5SAE/HYS0Y8MF/F765SAEHYS0Y8MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/5SAE/HYS0Y8MF/F765SAEHYS0Y8MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/5SAE/HYS0Y8MF/F765SAEHYS0Y8MF.SMALL.jpg Zergzerg11 In this instructable were going to make a raspberry pi case out of Legos that can fit model b and a.theres only going to be pictures and I say barely anything and if anything doesn't make sense say it in the feed back and I'll fix it null null null null null null null ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:45:02 PDT
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Modern-Glowing-Lego-Clock/
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SMALL.jpg MichelleW1 LEGOs don't always have to be used for building. Combining refurbished Legos, colored lighting, and a glossy clock face will create a clock with great modernity, and a great addition to your home or child's playroom. This kid-friendly clock was planned and built by a 12-year old, with minimal adul...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:03 PDT
Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Robot-12/
Lego Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SMALL.jpg tdorning What I tried to create was a fully functional robot with all the needed sensors for autonomous control and movement. The main body is the structural core housing the two main control boxes and the four bases for the legs. The main body has and ample amount of protection to enable movement on rough t...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:52:50 PDT
Making BIG lego Darth Vader http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-BIG-lego-Darth-Vader/
Making BIG lego Darth Vader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SMALL.jpg bobes360 First of all I have to say : THIS IS NOT MY IDEA. The idea comes from this guy http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Lego-Darth-Vader/.I thought it looks awesome and I decided to make it. Mine is a bit smaller about 26 cm. But for me he has it complicated so I thought about making it on my own and I...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:50:53 PDT
Build A Simple Speaker System With LEGO! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Simple-Speaker-System-With-LEGO/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:17:23 PDT
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Activated-Home-Run-Indicator/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:36:42 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lego-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E654/HYLDJZKR/FORE654HYLDJZKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E654/HYLDJZKR/FORE654HYLDJZKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E654/HYLDJZKR/FORE654HYLDJZKR.SMALL.jpg yoda333 Lighthouses have been guiding boats to safety for thousands of years. One of the earliest and most notable of these was the Pharos of Alexandria. This huge structure stood for nearly two thousand years. When deciding on a lego project, I wanted to build something practical, yet at the same tim...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-device-and-Lego-NXT-to-build/
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SMALL.jpg HippoDevices Today, I will teach you how to make an Android powered and controlled Two-Wheel Self-Balancing robot with Lego NXT. Firstly, let's see a testing video for the final robot. Here is another testing on the slope: To build this robot, all the things you need are list below:- Two Android devi...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:12:25 PDT
Twitter monitoring toy built with LEGO & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-monitoring-toy-built-with-LEGO-Arduino/
Twitter monitoring toy built with LEGO & Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/T9QZ/HXIKC3AZ/FQFT9QZHXIKC3AZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/T9QZ/HXIKC3AZ/FQFT9QZHXIKC3AZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/T9QZ/HXIKC3AZ/FQFT9QZHXIKC3AZ.SMALL.jpg brianfit This is an animated LEGO toy which monitors twitter and celebrates each time it finds a new occurrence of the hashtag #BLOCKSHELL by sounding a bell, flashing a light, and sending a little minfigure activist dude up the superstructure of an Arctic oil rig. (The minifig dude is celebrating because he...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 06:55:01 PDT
Adaptable lego phone case http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptable-lego-phone-case/
Adaptable lego phone case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/9S41/HXDEBKQH/FYD9S41HXDEBKQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/9S41/HXDEBKQH/FYD9S41HXDEBKQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/9S41/HXDEBKQH/FYD9S41HXDEBKQH.SMALL.jpg zepherocity this cool and functional lego case is not only awesome but also insanely funny Get the pieces I have so many legos it was hard to find the right ones. the picture at the top shows the legos you need. the sweet thing about this is you can change the design to fit all phones. Assembly of the but...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 10:22:22 PDT