Instructables: exploring - technology - lego http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:49:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tinkering with LEGO: Art Machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinkering-With-LEGO-Art-Machines/
Tinkering with LEGO: Art Machines - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/7ZKQ/ISAUR5UH/F457ZKQISAUR5UH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/7ZKQ/ISAUR5UH/F457ZKQISAUR5UH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F45/7ZKQ/ISAUR5UH/F457ZKQISAUR5UH.SMALL.jpg tinkeringstudio In the Tinkering Studio workshop at the Exploratorium, we think that LEGO pieces offer lots of possibilities for investigating motions, mechanisms, and linkages. One exploration that we've tried is attaching markers to LEGO technic pieces to create surprising and delightful art machines that draw...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:24:40 PDT
LEGO Mindstorms 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Mindstorms-3D-Printer/
LEGO Mindstorms 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/XACZ/IRXT7XBK/F75XACZIRXT7XBK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/XACZ/IRXT7XBK/F75XACZIRXT7XBK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/XACZ/IRXT7XBK/F75XACZIRXT7XBK.SMALL.jpg Cyrus Cuenca This is a LEGO Mindstorms 3D printer I made with a 3D pen, and a custom g-code interpiter. Unlike other 3D printers made with LEGO Mindstorms, this one can make models like a conventional 3D printer. It uses four LEGO Mindstorms motors. Three on the motors are for the axis, and the fourth controls t...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:46:11 PDT
Death Star Defense on iPad Using a Darth Vader MiniFig (with Mini GaussSense) http://www.instructables.com/id/Death-Star-Defense-on-IPad-Using-a-Darth-Vader-Min/
Death Star Defense on iPad Using a Darth Vader MiniFig (with Mini GaussSense) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/L75D/IRLQH2KV/FUIL75DIRLQH2KV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/L75D/IRLQH2KV/FUIL75DIRLQH2KV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/L75D/IRLQH2KV/FUIL75DIRLQH2KV.SMALL.jpg ptchiu You might have already seen lots of cool projects using littleBits or Makey Makey. Today I am going to use another toolkit called Mini GaussSense (made by GaussToys.) This tutorial helps you build an interactive game on an iPad: Death Star Defense! Spin the Vader minifig to wield his lightsaber and ...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:14:13 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello all. Today I am going to share with you my long journey of building an RC Car. But first a little background. Ever since I was a kid i wanted to build my very own rc car. But it aint that simple. I realized that after some failed attempts. Four years ago i got a Lego technic as a gift. At firs...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
DIY - Control Off-road Lego Car Through Internet (IoT) - Part 2 (Front Wheel/Steering) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Control-Off-road-Lego-Car-Through-Internet-IoT-1/
DIY - Control Off-road Lego Car Through Internet (IoT) - Part 2 (Front Wheel/Steering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/OAL7/IRGZYLSB/F3WOAL7IRGZYLSB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/OAL7/IRGZYLSB/F3WOAL7IRGZYLSB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/OAL7/IRGZYLSB/F3WOAL7IRGZYLSB.SMALL.jpg mmaulanaabdullah Well previous part (part 1) we were discussing about how we control dc motor on Lego off-road car. Of course we wont let lego car move without any direction. So this topic, we are going to steer front wheel using custom servo motor. Let's drive it and have fun :D Parts Required Hardware parts :1....
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 23:51:47 PDT
DIY - Control Off-road Lego Car Through Internet (IoT) - Part 1 (Back Wheel) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Control-Off-road-Lego-Car-Through-Internet-IoT/
DIY - Control Off-road Lego Car Through Internet (IoT) - Part 1 (Back Wheel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/3CRS/IR85H1FC/FKZ3CRSIR85H1FC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/3CRS/IR85H1FC/FKZ3CRSIR85H1FC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/3CRS/IR85H1FC/FKZ3CRSIR85H1FC.SMALL.jpg mmaulanaabdullah Playing lego is pretty much fun, we can custom what we will build and add some geek parts to make it more awesome. In this case, I am trying to control off-road lego car through internet (of course without Lego power function pack). The disadvantage using default lego power function is limited contr...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:04:23 PDT
PokemonGo Catch Machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/PokemonGo-Catch-Machine/
PokemonGo Catch Machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/39F8/IQXDWMM8/FEW39F8IQXDWMM8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/39F8/IQXDWMM8/FEW39F8IQXDWMM8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/39F8/IQXDWMM8/FEW39F8IQXDWMM8.SMALL.jpg samlabs So, Pokémon Go is the latest craze, make sure you know how to hack the game! Use SAM, Lego, a pen and a rubber band to throw the ball without any shame. Gather Your Materials 1. Grab a pen, rubber band, a box of Lego, and your SAM blocks. 2. Sieve through to find some gears and cock-stops. 3. As...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 02:20:27 PDT
LEGO Ev3 GLaDOS (Portal 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Ev3-GLaDOS-Portal-2/
LEGO Ev3 GLaDOS (Portal 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/J7OS/IQMKJPCJ/FV4J7OSIQMKJPCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/J7OS/IQMKJPCJ/FV4J7OSIQMKJPCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/J7OS/IQMKJPCJ/FV4J7OSIQMKJPCJ.SMALL.jpg Theremin channel Hi, my name john, (sorry about the english), and here we got a amazing lego functionally GLaDOS from portal 1 and 2, a amazing game, love it :3.Spoiler: there are a easter egg here, look out for it.I'm so excited.So let's build it. The materials I'm using a lego ev3 education kit version, borrow...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:19:05 PDT
Wired Contollable Ardiuno Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Wired-Contollable-Ardiuno-Car/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 07:11:58 PDT
How to Make a Stopmotion (lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Stopmotion-lego/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:00:16 PDT
Build Your Own LEGO EV3 Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-LEGO-EV3-Sensor/
Build Your Own LEGO EV3 Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/61SH/IQ2MKV54/FGR61SHIQ2MKV54.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/61SH/IQ2MKV54/FGR61SHIQ2MKV54.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/61SH/IQ2MKV54/FGR61SHIQ2MKV54.SMALL.jpg phunt1 The EV3 Sensor is built using a Arduino Mini and a LEGO EV3 Shield board and 9 axis IMU sensor. LSM9DS0 First you need to get your hands on all the Parts PCB Available from The most difficult part to get is the LEGO EV3 Socket which has an offset retaining clip unlike the standard RJ45 Progra...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 09:01:13 PDT
Sonar Collar for Blind Dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonar-Collar-for-Blind-Dogs/
Sonar Collar for Blind Dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/G44F/IPYC7PCC/FLFG44FIPYC7PCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/G44F/IPYC7PCC/FLFG44FIPYC7PCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/G44F/IPYC7PCC/FLFG44FIPYC7PCC.SMALL.jpg searx This project features a collar intended for use with visually impaired canines. An ultrasonic sensor hangs below the collar and senses when an object is close and emits an audible beep warning the dog that they should proceed with caution. The overall design makes it so that the dog is not uncomfort...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:30:47 PDT
LEGO Mindstorms EV3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Mindstorms-EV3D-Printer/
LEGO Mindstorms EV3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/TQ8B/IPLF3CX8/FG7TQ8BIPLF3CX8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/TQ8B/IPLF3CX8/FG7TQ8BIPLF3CX8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/TQ8B/IPLF3CX8/FG7TQ8BIPLF3CX8.SMALL.jpg amoghp This is a 3D printer made using Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit. The core of it is the 3D pen that dispenses melted plastic. Movement of the pen in 3 different axes is provisioned by mindstorms motors and they are controlled by lego mindstorms program uploaded into mindstorm brick. Different patterns can be...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 05:33:05 PDT
Phone Controlled NXT F1 Car!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Controlled-NXT-F1-Car/
Phone Controlled NXT F1 Car!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/TC3E/IP4BXJP9/FSZTC3EIP4BXJP9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/TC3E/IP4BXJP9/FSZTC3EIP4BXJP9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/TC3E/IP4BXJP9/FSZTC3EIP4BXJP9.SMALL.jpg SidA2 Why would you make a phone controlled Lego NXT car?Pshh. Why not? It is very fun to play around with and control. Not to mention, I made a basic control app (Android) that I will give to you at the end. The app was made using MIT App inventor 2, and if you want me to post an instructable on how to m...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 19:20:17 PDT
ToBe Automation - Color sorter robot - Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/ToBe-Automation-Color-Sorter-Robot-Introduction/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 05:38:42 PDT
DIY Lego Orrery (Star Wars Style) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-Orrery-Star-Wars-Style/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 15:00:45 PDT
Uni-Rover | skype controlled telepresence robot tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Uni-Rover-Skype-Controlled-Telepresence-Robot-Tank/
Uni-Rover | skype controlled telepresence robot tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/UM0V/IOQF9UEV/FLYUM0VIOQF9UEV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/UM0V/IOQF9UEV/FLYUM0VIOQF9UEV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/UM0V/IOQF9UEV/FLYUM0VIOQF9UEV.SMALL.jpg crxksa UNI Rover is designed as multipurpose rover, which help the humans in reducing the workload in several ways. They are mainly designed to serve the humans according to their needs during their work. This is technically an intelligent machine running mechanically and partial electrical. This rover has...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 01:59:52 PDT
NEW EV3Dprinter: LEGO MINDSTORMS 3D Printer (3rd Generation) http://www.instructables.com/id/NEW-EV3Dprinter/
NEW EV3Dprinter: LEGO MINDSTORMS 3D Printer (3rd Generation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/1THZ/IOK9O2B4/FXD1THZIOK9O2B4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/1THZ/IOK9O2B4/FXD1THZIOK9O2B4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/1THZ/IOK9O2B4/FXD1THZIOK9O2B4.SMALL.jpg bazmarc A nifty DIY 3D printer made with MINDSTORMS EV3 and the 3rd Generation 3D pen from Banggood.comMy first instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/EV3Dprinter/ was about a LEGO MINDSTORMS 3D printer called EV3Dprinter. After purchasing a new 3D pen, I created this new and improved version. In t...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 21:12:20 PDT
Reverse Engineering and 3D Printing a Lego First Order Tie Fighter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-and-3D-Printing-a-Lego-First-O/
Reverse Engineering and 3D Printing a Lego First Order Tie Fighter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/TCTA/INOW2GNZ/FIUTCTAINOW2GNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/TCTA/INOW2GNZ/FIUTCTAINOW2GNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/TCTA/INOW2GNZ/FIUTCTAINOW2GNZ.SMALL.jpg CameronG27 First, before we begin, you must buy a Lego First Order Tie Fighter for reference purposes. You'll also need AutoDesk Inventor on your computer in order to design it. Start creating the wing Next, open up AutoDesk Inventor and create an assembly file. Now, with a caliper, measure each individual ...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 18:12:25 PDT
Rero Lego Dinosaur http://www.instructables.com/id/Rero-Lego-Dinosaur/
Rero Lego Dinosaur - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4H4F/IN6BEPZY/FL64H4FIN6BEPZY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4H4F/IN6BEPZY/FL64H4FIN6BEPZY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4H4F/IN6BEPZY/FL64H4FIN6BEPZY.SMALL.jpg JianNingT Welcome to my rero Lego Dinosaur Instructable! If you've stumbled upon this Instructable, you're either looking for a good project to build with your rero set, you love playing with Lego, or maybe you just adore our ancient reptile overlords (lol).Part Requirements: For this model, I used a rero ...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:46:04 PDT
Lego car/tank, arduino meets android http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Cartank-Arduino-Meets-Android/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 10:42:30 PDT
LEGO EGGBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-EGGBOT/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 10:03:35 PDT
Mario Kart vending machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Kart-Vending-Machine/
Mario Kart vending machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J1UO/ILCN5SD9/FY2J1UOILCN5SD9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J1UO/ILCN5SD9/FY2J1UOILCN5SD9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J1UO/ILCN5SD9/FY2J1UOILCN5SD9.SMALL.jpg Prans We are going to make a Vending machine based off of Mariokart, because of two reasons. First off who doesn't like Mariokart, and second who doesn't want a vending machine in their house? Of course our version of it can only dispense small items like cereal, or small bags of chips, but you can defini...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:24:50 PDT
Interactive Refracted Matrix Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Refracted-Matrix-Display/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 19:02:32 PDT
Forest Fire Detection - Arduino and LEGO Mindstorms http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Fire-Detection-Arduino-and-LEGO-Mindstorms/
Forest Fire Detection - Arduino and LEGO Mindstorms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/ZNLR/IMDZCCQK/F1QZNLRIMDZCCQK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/ZNLR/IMDZCCQK/F1QZNLRIMDZCCQK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/ZNLR/IMDZCCQK/F1QZNLRIMDZCCQK.SMALL.jpg AliW17 This project has the following components:Arduino A: Detects the fire and water (The use of water is explained in the video)Arduino B: Tells you the distance between the object or fire and the project itself. Lego Mindstorms: Allows the project to be mobile- the ability to move to different places (...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:30:44 PDT
Fun counter with Bluetooth and Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Counter-With-Bluetooth-and-Ultrasonic-Sensor/
Fun counter with Bluetooth and Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/9N90/IMDZ73VM/FRC9N90IMDZ73VM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/9N90/IMDZ73VM/FRC9N90IMDZ73VM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/9N90/IMDZ73VM/FRC9N90IMDZ73VM.SMALL.jpg GeorjaiwinM Hey, I want to show an easy way to count anything and display it on your system. Here we are using Bluetooth so you can display the results on a bigger screen(instead of LCD) wirelessly in real time. For those unfamiliar with node.js, don't worry we have included everything here and you will learn s...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:01:42 PDT
Tiny Smartphone Controlled Arduino Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Smartphone-Controlled-Arduino-Tank/
Tiny Smartphone Controlled Arduino Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/43J6/IM53UMY1/FY043J6IM53UMY1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/43J6/IM53UMY1/FY043J6IM53UMY1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/43J6/IM53UMY1/FY043J6IM53UMY1.SMALL.jpg Ynze- In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a very small smartphone controlled arduino tank.I tried to make the TinyTank as small as possible, I also wanted to control it with a smartphone.At least I wanted to make it easy to disasemble so I can try out other controls like IR and 2.4GHz.I will ex...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 01:24:41 PDT
3d Printed Ultimate Lego Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Ultimate-Lego-Figure/
3d Printed Ultimate Lego Figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/67O1/IM2B45L1/F9H67O1IM2B45L1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/67O1/IM2B45L1/F9H67O1IM2B45L1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/67O1/IM2B45L1/F9H67O1IM2B45L1.SMALL.jpg NPTechman Alright, before I get started describing this Instructable, this is a continuation of a previous instructable that I posted a year or so ago about 3d printing lego figures and finishing PLA prints. You can find that previous Instructable here: http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Lego-Gu...One...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:31:22 PDT
Blink Snap Circuits LED With Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Snap-Circuits-LED-With-Kano-Computer/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:12:19 PST
Hacking a ball circuit toy with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-Ball-Circuit-Toy-With-Raspberry-Pi/
Hacking a ball circuit toy with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/TN75/ILG1R8OI/FLATN75ILG1R8OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/TN75/ILG1R8OI/FLATN75ILG1R8OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/TN75/ILG1R8OI/FLATN75ILG1R8OI.SMALL.jpg jfaraudo The concept is to hack a ball circuit with raspberry Pi 2 Kano computer and add a sensor and lights for more fun.The ball circuit is a Solar powered Circuit from Miniland. The idea is to remove the solar power and power the circuit from the Raspberry Pi. We switch on the circuit with the IR sensor a...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:58:59 PST
Dog Bot: Lego Robot Rover With Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Bot-Lego-Robot-Rover-With-Webcam/
Dog Bot: Lego Robot Rover With Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AVZL/ILA1BGAH/FX9AVZLILA1BGAH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AVZL/ILA1BGAH/FX9AVZLILA1BGAH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AVZL/ILA1BGAH/FX9AVZLILA1BGAH.SMALL.jpg Petekaras Here's how to make a Lego robot you can control from any screen over wifi. It also has a webcam so you can see where your going and LED lights for eyes ! This is a great project to do with your kids as they can do the logo building and you can involve them in as much of the electronics as they are h...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 05:33:48 PST
RaspRob, the Raspberry Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RaspRob-the-Raspberry-Robot/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:07:37 PST
Servo-motor converted to motor (with speed & direction control) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-motor-Converted-to-Motor-with-Speed-Directio/
Servo-motor converted to motor (with speed & direction control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZXB7/IKVI369C/FT9ZXB7IKVI369C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZXB7/IKVI369C/FT9ZXB7IKVI369C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZXB7/IKVI369C/FT9ZXB7IKVI369C.SMALL.jpg MaximeD7 The purpose of this Instructable is to convert a servo-motor 9g to a motor while conserving the servo-driver to control the rotary speed and direction. No electronic modification is required for this Instructable. No need of hot soldering iron!The last step is optional. It is dedicated to Lego adapt...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 07:52:47 PST
X Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Solar-Charger/
X Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/OQDX/IKJ8PGO7/FROOQDXIKJ8PGO7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/OQDX/IKJ8PGO7/FROOQDXIKJ8PGO7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/OQDX/IKJ8PGO7/FROOQDXIKJ8PGO7.SMALL.jpg txy9002 Why X solar charger? First of all, solar energy is renewable and sustainable, while solar panel provides pollution-free power sources and affords new levels of independence to energy consumers. With the 3D printed cool phone holder, and your own designed colorful Lego piece support, you will be able...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 18:32:00 PST
Arduino LEGO bluetooth car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-Bluetooth-Car/
Arduino LEGO bluetooth car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/39NZ/IKJ869VL/F1T39NZIKJ869VL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/39NZ/IKJ869VL/F1T39NZIKJ869VL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/39NZ/IKJ869VL/F1T39NZIKJ869VL.SMALL.jpg danielfirst I made ARDUINO bluetooth car by LEGO.It is very simple and cheep.Let's start making!! Material If you don't have It, you can use another things. Install program Install TeraTerm and arduino1.6.7v or arduino1.0.5v.And copy this code.void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); pinMode(2, OUTPUT); pinM...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:52:12 PST
How to get involved with FIRST Robotics! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Volunteer-and-Get-Involved-With-FIRST-Robot/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:01:29 PST
Lego Chassis for Raspberry Pi Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Chassis-for-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 10:03:47 PST
BADASS MECHATRONIC LEGO-MINDSTORMS WINGS http://www.instructables.com/id/BADASS-MECHATRONIC-LEGO-MINDSTORMS-WINGS/
BADASS MECHATRONIC LEGO-MINDSTORMS WINGS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/O85P/IK00439J/FA6O85PIK00439J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/O85P/IK00439J/FA6O85PIK00439J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/O85P/IK00439J/FA6O85PIK00439J.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht They Move! Create badass mechatronic wings, build using your MindStorms EV3 and assorted Technic elements. For all the fallen angels that need their wings restored - and just, - to create the impossible. Lego-wings! Build, programmed and animated within a few hours. Created in two days with ease of ...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:25:40 PST
Tests of LED and Various Light Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Tests-of-LEDs-and-Various-Light-Sensors/
Tests of LED and Various Light Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/LXL9/IJLPP1U3/FKQLXL9IJLPP1U3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/LXL9/IJLPP1U3/FKQLXL9IJLPP1U3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/LXL9/IJLPP1U3/FKQLXL9IJLPP1U3.SMALL.jpg Tony--K Two circuits I was making, a proximity sensor and a sun tracker, weren’t working as expected, and so I decided to test the sensitivity of the light sensors these circuits used. On researching the subject, I was surprised that LEDs could be used as light sensors and that there are so many types of se...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:27:47 PST
ITTT Technische Documentatie http://www.instructables.com/id/ITTT-Technische-Documentatie/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:23:09 PST
3-fingered Arduino robot hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3-fingered-Arduino-Robot-Hand/
3-fingered Arduino robot hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/K4IQ/IJIUUDF4/FYUK4IQIJIUUDF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/K4IQ/IJIUUDF4/FYUK4IQIJIUUDF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/K4IQ/IJIUUDF4/FYUK4IQIJIUUDF4.SMALL.jpg AbelN2 IntroIn this instructable I will explain the basics of building your own robot hand, controlled by an arduino.The hand uses a glove, outfitted with flex sensors that will capture your hand movements. The hand movements will be translated by the arduino and sent to the robot hand, which will then mov...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:10:11 PST
WeeBee - The Comfort Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/WeeBee-the-Comfort-Bot/
WeeBee - The Comfort Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/0FP5/IJIX0J1Q/FQL0FP5IJIX0J1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/0FP5/IJIX0J1Q/FQL0FP5IJIX0J1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/0FP5/IJIX0J1Q/FQL0FP5IJIX0J1Q.SMALL.jpg KoningKaas This is WeeBee the Comfort Bot.WeeBee is lonely and longs for a connection. The problem is though, that WeeBee doesn't like it when people get too close, he becomes very sad and starts to shake non-violently when this happens. But all he wants is to make new friends and to show the world that he doe...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:50:47 PST
Arduino Lego EV3 motor controller SAVE $45 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lego-EV3-Motor-Controller-SAVE-45/
Arduino Lego EV3 motor controller SAVE $45 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ULA7/IJ375VVC/FMRULA7IJ375VVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ULA7/IJ375VVC/FMRULA7IJ375VVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ULA7/IJ375VVC/FMRULA7IJ375VVC.SMALL.jpg TheGreatResistor By making a diy lego ev3 motor controller Intro So i have a kit called the lego mindstorms EV3 it is an amazing $349 robotics kit which really is simple to build like lego but has really awesome features the kit features step by step instruction to make 12 robots including a humanoid which is sup...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:32:18 PST
Super simple Lego Technic RC quadcopter Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Lego-Technic-RC-Quadcopter/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 08:18:51 PST
Lego Trains & Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Trains-Blynk/
Lego Trains & Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/N1P1/IIRPJKRL/FWNN1P1IIRPJKRL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/N1P1/IIRPJKRL/FWNN1P1IIRPJKRL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/N1P1/IIRPJKRL/FWNN1P1IIRPJKRL.SMALL.jpg Lichtsignaal Hey all! Since this is my first Instructable it probably will not be the best one, but I'd like to share this thing I made with you all out there!I'm a huge fan of (Lego) trains ever since I was a kid but the time has passed along and now I want to do more with trains then just run around in circles...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:09:09 PST
Carro esquiva obstáculos (Arduino UNO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carro-Esquiva-Obstáculos-Arduino-UNO/
Carro esquiva obstáculos (Arduino UNO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/IEUT/IIEYRRTR/FNDIEUTIIEYRRTR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/IEUT/IIEYRRTR/FNDIEUTIIEYRRTR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/IEUT/IIEYRRTR/FNDIEUTIIEYRRTR.SMALL.jpg DWare2015 En este instructable vamos a construir un carro que esquiva obstáculos, utilizando legos que podemos conseguir a un precio bajo.Materiales Necesarios: 2 Ruedas de plástico con Motor CD & motorreductor Driver L298 Sensor HC-SR04 Arduino Uno 2 Baterias Cuadradas 9v 2 Ruedas pequeñas con cuadro Lego C...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:05:19 PST
Use LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with Arduino (Program with Visuino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-LEGO-Mindstorm-RCX-Light-Sensor-with-Arduino-P/
Use LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with Arduino (Program with Visuino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SMALL.jpg BoianM In this Instructable you will learn how to program Arduino to control, and get data from LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with the help of Visuino - an easy to use graphical development environment for Arduino.Please note that the annotation on some of the pictures in this Instructable will work corr...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:31:13 PST
Mobile Robotic Arm using PHIRO + Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Robotic-Arm-using-PHIRO-Arduino/
Mobile Robotic Arm using PHIRO + Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/71YE/IHDUMO3P/FAM71YEIHDUMO3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/71YE/IHDUMO3P/FAM71YEIHDUMO3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/71YE/IHDUMO3P/FAM71YEIHDUMO3P.SMALL.jpg RobotixUSA We're back with another tutorial to show you how to turn PHIRO Pro into a cool mobile robotic arm that can pick and place stuff! Similar to our previous PHIRO Arduino Color sensor instructable, we are going to use Pocket Code on an Android phone to simultaenously control PHIRO and Arduino wirelessly...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:22:21 PST
Lego 3D Printer 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-3D-Printer-30/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:43:26 PST
Matrix on cmd (.bat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Matrix-on-cmd-bat/
Matrix on cmd (.bat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2CLU/IGCLQBBA/F1D2CLUIGCLQBBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2CLU/IGCLQBBA/F1D2CLUIGCLQBBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2CLU/IGCLQBBA/F1D2CLUIGCLQBBA.SMALL.jpg EzeLord: Bienvenidos hoy les enseñare como crear el efecto MATRIX en su computador!Sigan todos los pasos! :D CREAN UN .BAT Crean un .bat luego copian y pegan esto@echo offTitle Matrix color A :A echo %random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:11:30 PDT