Instructables: exploring - technology - robot - simple http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:04:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a simple & cheap Bug-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-cheap-Bug-Bot/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 06:41:14 PDT
Voice Control Your Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Control-Your-Arduino/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 20:23:06 PDT
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-for-Arduino-Robot/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:00:38 PDT
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-4-Arduino-and-Cybot-Control/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
A Simple and Very Easy Inverted Pendulum Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-and-Very-Easy-Inverted-Pendulum-Balancing/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:14:35 PST
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Truck-Arduino-Robot/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:53:49 PST
Jeff-A cheap and simple Ic robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeff-A-cheap-and-simple-Ic-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SMALL.jpg WELL-MADE-ROBOTS Jeff took 5 weeks to compete and is a simple IC robot. Jeff's main thing is the led headlights witch come on automatically when it is dark. It works by having what is called a current see sore witch when the current is higher on the Ldrs side compare to the Variable resistors side it puts power to c...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:50:35 PST
Quadruped robot using 2 servos with home made arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadruped-robot-using-2-servos-with-home-made-ardu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KOVS/HNL5W5FX/FIYKOVSHNL5W5FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KOVS/HNL5W5FX/FIYKOVSHNL5W5FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KOVS/HNL5W5FX/FIYKOVSHNL5W5FX.SMALL.jpg vamsi danda hey every one if you got an arduino mini and  two standard servos you can make a little robo pet that walk on two 4 legs. but in the project i didn't used a original  arduino. i used an ATmega8 microcontroller with arduino boot-loader. if you are a little familiar with AVR micocontrollers and is...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 05:16:30 PST
Build your first robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-first-robot/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 22:24:20 PDT
How to make a robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-42/
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:01:00 PDT
Easy hydraulic Robotics! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hydraulic-Robotics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SMALL.jpg benmurton There is a lot of small electronic robotics that use servos and stepper motors, but there are very little good, small hydraulic robotics happening. This arm using simple syringes in an effective way that is capable of lifting a fair amount of weight for its size. The materials required are: sy...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:38:12 PDT
Simple Robot Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robot-Gripper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/AF8W/HHS9ITQD/FTFAF8WHHS9ITQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/AF8W/HHS9ITQD/FTFAF8WHHS9ITQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/AF8W/HHS9ITQD/FTFAF8WHHS9ITQD.SMALL.jpg Cworkshop Here is my robot gripper that i am working on it is simple idea on the real working one but it is not ready yet to be printed 3D as soon i can i will upload one that you can probable  print it here is some photos that show u how it work and i am working on 3 fingers robot that save 98% from it's rea...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:42:00 PDT
LIGHT FOLLOWING SIMPLE SPURT ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/LIGHT-FOLLOWING-SIMPLE-SPURT-ROBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/6D8J/HHS9KTJC/FE06D8JHHS9KTJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/6D8J/HHS9KTJC/FE06D8JHHS9KTJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/6D8J/HHS9KTJC/FE06D8JHHS9KTJC.SMALL.jpg makesomeso hai guys this is my simple light following spurt robot.The things you needed to build this robot are: 1) two BC337 NPN transistors 2) two LDR's 3)two 100 RPM DC motors 4) one 9v battery holder 5) one breadboard 6) some wires OPTIONAL 1) wheels 2) some pins ( for connecting wires in breadboard ) ...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:32:14 PDT
Alien Test Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Test-Tube/
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:15:31 PST
Hack Tamiya Kits For Robots & Make A Simple Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Tamiya-Kits-For-Robots-Make-A-Simple-Robot/
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 21:39:36 PDT
Simple Bots: Skitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Skitter/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:10:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Buck http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Buck/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:40:57 PDT
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bot-Switches-Sensors-and-Modules/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:24:09 PDT
Simple Bots: Scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scoop/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:00:11 PDT
Graphing values in Arduino, the EASY way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphing-values-in-Arduino-the-EASY-way/
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 08:49:15 PDT
Girly Bot Draws http://www.instructables.com/id/Girly-Bot-Draws/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/6RMO/H4AG530R/FXY6RMOH4AG530R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/6RMO/H4AG530R/FXY6RMOH4AG530R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/6RMO/H4AG530R/FXY6RMOH4AG530R.SMALL.jpg albertsbeth I started this project by trying to build a simple Squiggle Bot. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Squiggle-Bot/ Buying a computer fan was pretty expensive so I decided to try a hack instead. I bought a Dora Explorer Bubble Fan from Walgreens for $3.99 and created this girly masterpiece. First, ...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 11:45:57 PDT
KISS (Keep It Simple, Silly) Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/KISS-Keep-It-Simple-Silly-Robot/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:59:33 PDT
Very simple clean up robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-simple-clean-up-robot/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 10:40:35 PDT
wooden robotic hexapod http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-robotic-hexapod/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 23:35:45 PDT
Speedy Vibrobot From Scratch (no soldering, no programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Speedy-Vibrobot-From-Scratch-no-soldering-no-pro/
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Tue, 29 May 2012 20:29:32 PDT
How to Build a Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/AWOV/H1JUHF4A/FFDAWOVH1JUHF4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/AWOV/H1JUHF4A/FFDAWOVH1JUHF4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/AWOV/H1JUHF4A/FFDAWOVH1JUHF4A.SMALL.jpg SCIENCEPAL This project is not mine, I took the video from youtube.
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Fri, 4 May 2012 05:05:04 PDT
Motion Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Module/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 16:27:12 PDT
Blink Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Module/
Blink Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SMALL.jpg randofo One of the common modules used in making Simple Bots is the Blink Module. This involves photocoupling an LED to a bike safety light. When the safety light turns on, the motor turns on and when the light turns off, the motor turns off. On account of this, the motor reacts to the different blink patt...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 09:38:40 PDT
Light Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Module/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:07:43 PDT
Twisty Balloon Pneumatic Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisty-Balloon-Pneumatic-Actuator/
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:41:35 PDT
Wired control robot manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Wired-control-robot-manual-4x4/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 07:59:21 PDT
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Simple-Robots-With-1-DC-Motor-No-Soldering/
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox DC motors are great because they don't have polarity and they don't require any additional components (resistors, diodes) to operate, just hook them up to a battery and voila. The National Robotics Week Contest caught my attention,so I decided to see what sort of robots I could make without any sold...
By: Zaphod Beetlebrox

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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:30:39 PDT
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-House-Hold-Objects-Robot/
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/6MG5/H0FLBINJ/FG76MG5H0FLBINJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/6MG5/H0FLBINJ/FG76MG5H0FLBINJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/6MG5/H0FLBINJ/FG76MG5H0FLBINJ.SMALL.jpg tommythehill Hi there! I am 13 so I will be entering the Robot Contest for the 13-18 age group! This robot is the simplest thing I have ever made. It is intended for anyone who has very little experience with electronics. You'll learn how to use switches and motors! You won't need a whole bunch of parts from ele...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 16:45:28 PDT
Simple Walker Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walker-Robot/
Simple Walker Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/3HAS/GZACQBZ9/FFI3HASGZACQBZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/3HAS/GZACQBZ9/FFI3HASGZACQBZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/3HAS/GZACQBZ9/FFI3HASGZACQBZ9.SMALL.jpg randofo Building a simple walking robot is really easy. Don't let the number of steps fool you into believing otherwise. This robot is basically made with a handful of household items and some simple electronics that you can easily pick up at Radioshack. In fact, this robot is entirely zip tied together, ...
By: randofo

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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
simple solar robot http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-solar-robot/
simple solar robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/H3LG/GYQESOW2/FI9H3LGGYQESOW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/H3LG/GYQESOW2/FI9H3LGGYQESOW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/H3LG/GYQESOW2/FI9H3LGGYQESOW2.SMALL.jpg corn holio in this instructable i am going to show you how to build a simple solar powered robot. (the pictures below are in order from the list) like any project you will need some parts and tools. parts  1x solarbotics scc2224 1x 1.5-3 volt pager motor 3x paper clips optional google eyes wire (to make ant...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:22:53 PST
Simple light seeking robot with 555 timing IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-light-seeking-robot-with-555-timing-IC/
Simple light seeking robot with 555 timing IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DN3G/GUKARV4Q/FNADN3GGUKARV4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DN3G/GUKARV4Q/FNADN3GGUKARV4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DN3G/GUKARV4Q/FNADN3GGUKARV4Q.SMALL.jpg Higgs Boson In this Instructable I will show you how to make a robot that will be able to move towards a near by light source. This project uses a very simple circuit, so just about anyone can make it. I still have several improvements to make on this robot, but this is a good design for people who are new to t...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:00:51 PST
Steampunk Afterburner and Resources - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Resources-Part-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6N0C/GRFN39TJ/F6S6N0CGRFN39TJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6N0C/GRFN39TJ/F6S6N0CGRFN39TJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6N0C/GRFN39TJ/F6S6N0CGRFN39TJ.SMALL.jpg halzark YOU CAN DO IT! Make Steampunk stuff with Grocery Store parts! Easyish~Cheap! This is my first (and hopefully NOT my last) instructable for those that claim to not being creative, but yet are searching these pages for some hints on how to create props. (Is that even possible?)  O.o Here are a few t...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 03:43:59 PDT
A simple robot mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-robot-mechanism/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif tilmen A simple robot.
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 18:24:28 PDT
Build a robot boat using water bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-robot-boat-from-water-bottles/
Build a robot boat using water bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/0XC0/GPBDHH1Z/F2G0XC0GPBDHH1Z.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD This will show you how to build a robot boat from cheap and easy to use materials, I think it is also a good example of reusing water bottles. I used two water bottles, polymorph plastic, two motors and propellers, tape, a box, a battery and a motoruino (Arduino clone designed to work with motors, ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 13:31:23 PDT
How to Build a BEAM robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-BEAM-Symet-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/Z7YX/GNXX3IPT/FXEZ7YXGNXX3IPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/Z7YX/GNXX3IPT/FXEZ7YXGNXX3IPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/Z7YX/GNXX3IPT/FXEZ7YXGNXX3IPT.SMALL.jpg simplebotics http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enYlgXEIW_I This is how to build a beam symet robot!
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Sat, 21 May 2011 08:37:58 PDT
Make a simple platform and give mobility to your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-platform-and-give-mobility-to-your-c/
Make a simple platform and give mobility to your computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/SC6K/GL4Z6IN8/F46SC6KGL4Z6IN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/SC6K/GL4Z6IN8/F46SC6KGL4Z6IN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/SC6K/GL4Z6IN8/F46SC6KGL4Z6IN8.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD A computer is a very handy thing to use in your robots. If you start listing all the features that can be used for robotic purposes you'll find that it is cheaper to buy a netbook than buying LCD, wifi and bluetooth modules, cameras, speech synthesizer modules, keypads, memory card readers, speaker...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:34:11 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Many times I have Googled for "Arduino Robot" in hopes of finding a robot to build. I end up finding many versions of a obstacle avoiding robot that uses either an infrared or a sonar range finder sensor mounted on a servo to detect objects in its way while randomly roaming the area around it. The p...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
MAYA Budget Telepresence Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/MAYA-Telepresence-Rover/
MAYA Budget Telepresence Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/JCQG/GMYN9W0H/FXPJCQGGMYN9W0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/JCQG/GMYN9W0H/FXPJCQGGMYN9W0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/JCQG/GMYN9W0H/FXPJCQGGMYN9W0H.SMALL.jpg bhylak Telepresence Robots are robots which allow you to be somewhere you can't physically be, such as being at school while your sick or being at work while your on vacation. While it is amazing technology, most telepresence robots are in the thousands range. Maya, short for Me And You Anywhere, is here t...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 12:34:02 PST
Domo Kun WobblyBot, Simple Self Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Domo-Kun-WobblyBot-Simple-Self-Balancing-Two-Whee/
Domo Kun WobblyBot, Simple Self Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/IJPY/GKS0TD43/FFVIJPYGKS0TD43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/IJPY/GKS0TD43/FFVIJPYGKS0TD43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/IJPY/GKS0TD43/FFVIJPYGKS0TD43.SMALL.jpg Chein A self balancing two-wheel robot that wobbles, hence the name WobblyBot. Quite possibly the simplest design for a robot that could (sort of) balance itself on two wheels, without the use of accelerometer, gyroscope or microcontroller. A great weekend project, and do check out the video to ...
By: Chein

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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 02:20:45 PST
Simplest Possible Microcontroller-Based Maze-Solving Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Possible-Microcontroller-Based-Maze-Solvi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/NB17/GJQEJVGC/FWPNB17GJQEJVGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/NB17/GJQEJVGC/FWPNB17GJQEJVGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/NB17/GJQEJVGC/FWPNB17GJQEJVGC.SMALL.jpg mikhalchuk Ok, you've got a microcontroller and need to build the simplest possible robot to solve a maze. What would be your solution? Consider that a tricky question, use all your imagination, there is a solution that will only take 15 minutes of your time (including watching this video instructable)..
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Wed, 9 Feb 2011 07:57:22 PST
"Deskbot" A fun and simple clean up robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Deskbot-A-fun-and-simple-clean-up-robot/
"Deskbot" A fun and simple clean up robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/RELI/GI0TLU1B/FLRRELIGI0TLU1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/RELI/GI0TLU1B/FLRRELIGI0TLU1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/RELI/GI0TLU1B/FLRRELIGI0TLU1B.SMALL.jpg gibsoncrazed14 The "Deskbot"!!! this is a fun and very simple toy/ clean up robot i made in about 30 min.  i got the idea when i found a broken zuu zuu pet. it then hit me. " why not make a fun and simple toy that can help u clean up messes on a table or desk." so i got to work and made it quite fast. so i hope...
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Mon, 27 Dec 2010 16:38:07 PST
How to make a robot gripper! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-gripper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SMALL.jpg peterjacob To make this project you will need: * A small blow torch or lighter * A glue gun * A Dremel or rotary tool * A few rotary tool bits(drill, sanding wheels and a cutting wheel) * A permanent marker * The Cutting pattern(can be found here http://kattejuice.deviantart.com/gall... ) * A micro servo * 4...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 11:59:42 PST
Robot Toy That Can Shimmy On A Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Toy-That-Can-Shimmy-On-A-Rope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/HCF8/GFRWOXO3/FZNHCF8GFRWOXO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/HCF8/GFRWOXO3/FZNHCF8GFRWOXO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/HCF8/GFRWOXO3/FZNHCF8GFRWOXO3.SMALL.jpg Samimy This is the most simple kind of robot made, of one motor and a gear box, but it moves very interestingly. It can shimmy across a rope, so you can send it to spy on your neighbors, when you're just too lazy to do it yourself :)
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:33:10 PDT
The "Barb" Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Barb-Vibrobot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/5669/GD2JK21D/FBK5669GD2JK21D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/5669/GD2JK21D/FBK5669GD2JK21D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/5669/GD2JK21D/FBK5669GD2JK21D.SMALL.jpg eurofyter966 Introducing The "Barb" vibrobot. It is called the Barb because it resembles the barbs on barb wire. The materials used were: 1x cell phone vibrating motor 1x green LED 1x switch 2x cable clips 2x zip ties wires super glue I started building the vibrobot by drilling one hole each in the center of t...
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:19:22 PDT
Simple Bots: Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Inchworm/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:35:18 PDT