Instructables: exploring - technology - tank http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:41:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 My Eighth Project: Robot Arm with Smart Tank Chassis and Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Eighth-Project-Robot-Arm-with-Smart-Tank-Chassi/
My Eighth Project: Robot Arm with Smart Tank Chassis and Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HP3B/HYO8MCLF/FYXHP3BHYO8MCLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HP3B/HYO8MCLF/FYXHP3BHYO8MCLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HP3B/HYO8MCLF/FYXHP3BHYO8MCLF.SMALL.jpg Rookie P The robot arm is a very interesting stuff. It can move and hold something, but it is confined in a specific place. How about if we put it on a robot car and let the car bring the robot arm to do certain jobs? This is an idea of this project. Parts Robot Arm Set, or hereSmart Tank Chassis, or here...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:46:30 PDT
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-flashlight-controlled-mini-tank-robo/
Solar powered flashlight controlled mini-tank robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/GLSR/HYH38EIF/FNHGLSRHYH38EIF.SMALL.jpg Williewats Flashlight Controlled Solar Powered Arduino Enabled RobotThis project is a light gradient sensitive robot with solar charging capabilities, in other words it seeks out the light to charge itself. It accomplishes this behavior with a set of four light sensitive photoresistors in voltage divider circu...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:06:57 PDT
wireless monitor tank robot based on raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/wireless-monitor-tank-robot-based-on-raspberry-pi/
wireless monitor tank robot based on raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/6IM6/HYEAKS5V/FYJ6IM6HYEAKS5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/6IM6/HYEAKS5V/FYJ6IM6HYEAKS5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/6IM6/HYEAKS5V/FYJ6IM6HYEAKS5V.SMALL.jpg yichone Diy a wireless monitor tank is not difficult based on the raspberry pi, shown in the following picture. ​Materials for the rc tank raspberry pi based monitor 1. Raspberry pi board: http://www.smartarduino.com/original-rpi-raspberry-pi-pie-512m-2-generation_p93783.html2. Full-functional ...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:23:53 PDT
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sixth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Ultrasoni/
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SMALL.jpg Rookie P In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control itself? It should be quite interesting. Ultrasonic sensor can help to do so by sending sound wave in front of the sensor. It receives the wave once the wav...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:58 PDT
My Fifth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Live Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Fifth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Live-Moni/
My Fifth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Live Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/XW06/HXMKQZ71/FPNXW06HXMKQZ71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/XW06/HXMKQZ71/FPNXW06HXMKQZ71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/XW06/HXMKQZ71/FPNXW06HXMKQZ71.SMALL.jpg Rookie P Although the fourth project is better than the third one, it would be excellent if we can control it in the view just like sitting inside the tank. : ) But I don't wanna buy a camera. What can I do? Can I do this with a smartphone? Google tells me yes! So I "borrow" another phone from my mum and sta...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:43:04 PDT
3D Printed Wireless Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wireless-LazerTag-Tank/
3D Printed Wireless Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/7JVW/HXLMIE5V/F6O7JVWHXLMIE5V.SMALL.jpg 2bigbros In this Instructable I will show you how to make a wireless tank that you will be able to play with someone else or just use it a base to create bigger and better tank. This tank uses Bluetooth modules connected to Tera Term to send commands to the Arduino. I used IR Leds that are used in Lazer tag ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:59:28 PDT
My Fourth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Fourth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Bluetoot/
My Fourth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/582Q/HXDP5SMZ/F7O582QHXDP5SMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/582Q/HXDP5SMZ/F7O582QHXDP5SMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/582Q/HXDP5SMZ/F7O582QHXDP5SMZ.SMALL.jpg Rookie P It is far better if the tank can move according to my instruction at instant rather than the directions set before. After some researches I plan to control the tank with my mobile phone via Bluetooth module. Parts Bluetooth moduleSmart Tank, or hereArduino UNOSmall BreadboardBattery Box AA x 4Bat...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 01:20:10 PDT
My Third Project: Smart Tank Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Third-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis/
My Third Project: Smart Tank Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/KER7/HX644Y6F/FPNKER7HX644Y6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/KER7/HX644Y6F/FPNKER7HX644Y6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/KER7/HX644Y6F/FPNKER7HX644Y6F.SMALL.jpg Rookie P This new toy is just arrived~ It is a smart tank chassis with L9110 on both side. After reading the datasheet and try to understand it with my very limited knowledge, it is a motor driver chip that can control the rotation direction of a motor directly. That means I can play it without using an addi...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:59:03 PDT
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-RC-Tank-V2-2km-RANGE-upgrade/
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets build An FPV tank that could be controlled within 2 kilometers! With the help of my best friend ASCAS I was able to borrow his old parts for this updated version. Ok So Roverbot version 2 is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starte...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:16:44 PDT
Automatic Water-Tank Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Water-Tank-Motor-Controller/
Automatic Water-Tank Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/RA3Z/HWX48XSZ/FS0RA3ZHWX48XSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/RA3Z/HWX48XSZ/FS0RA3ZHWX48XSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/RA3Z/HWX48XSZ/FS0RA3ZHWX48XSZ.SMALL.jpg Samartist You can see the working of this controller explained in the lovely diagram...Its a simple controller, which would help to turn the water pump on, when your water tank is empty, and will turn it off when the tank gets full, and will keep it turned off until the tank is empty... Working The lower s...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 03:02:06 PDT
Motorising Any Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorising-Any-Model/
Motorising Any Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SMALL.jpg jaker3278 There are a lot of plastic kits you can buy but they are static when done. It does not have to be this way any more. Modern technology allows you to modify your toys in interesting ways. This is one example of how 3d printing and electronics can transform a humble plastic model into a seething monst...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 08:03:13 PDT
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-controlled-Arduino-tank-using-Annikken-/
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SMALL.jpg Annikken Hi guys, I am Robin, one of the developers of Annikken Andee. Just a few weeks back we were invited to be a part of Arduino Day Singapore 2014. On the day of the event, we showcased a missile-firing lego-crushing smartphone controlled Tank built using our Annikken Andee. It was a big hit with our a...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:06:34 PDT
Atari Combat: Tank vb 2010 http://www.instructables.com/id/Atari-Combat-Tank-vb-2010/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:46:13 PST
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 http://www.instructables.com/id/low-frequency-audio-amplifier-using-the-LM386/
low frequency audio amplifier using the LM386 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/SWV2/HR4SWC46/FNQSWV2HR4SWC46.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal The integrated chip LM386 is a low power audio frequency amplifier requiring a low level power supply . The IC is designed to deliver a voltage amplification of 20 without external add-on parts. But this voltage gain can be raised up to 200 (Vu = 200) by adding external parts. soo today i am goin...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 05:31:47 PST
Counter-Strike Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-Robot/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:29:12 PST
"Project Launch Platform Robot" Part 1 - The Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Launch-Platform-Robot-Part-1-The-Head/
"Project Launch Platform Robot" Part 1 - The Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/PK7G/HQS4ZJAW/FDSPK7GHQS4ZJAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/PK7G/HQS4ZJAW/FDSPK7GHQS4ZJAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/PK7G/HQS4ZJAW/FDSPK7GHQS4ZJAW.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 Introduction; I am in the process of building a robot that I can attach some of my many projects to and have function off of the robot itself. Instead of making a flat bed on tracks, I thought it could use some personality. This bot will be several serial devices, mostly controlled by several Arduin...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:54:18 PST
Water Level Indicator with Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Level-Indicator-with-Alarm-1/
Water Level Indicator with Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/01U8/HPO2DUES/FTN01U8HPO2DUES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/01U8/HPO2DUES/FTN01U8HPO2DUES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/01U8/HPO2DUES/FTN01U8HPO2DUES.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Today I am going to talk about a very useful project that I had taken up. It is called the Water Level Indicator. Nowadays everybody has overhead tank at their homes. But everyone who has a water tank above knows the kind of problems that they face. Firstly there is no system to track the water in t...
By: Er Varun Goyal

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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:54:15 PST
Modding a tank for wireless control http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-tank-for-wireless-control/
Modding a tank for wireless control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/QYKV/HNE42T1Z/F8WQYKVHNE42T1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/QYKV/HNE42T1Z/F8WQYKVHNE42T1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/QYKV/HNE42T1Z/F8WQYKVHNE42T1Z.SMALL.jpg pityukecske In this instructable I will show you how to transform your RF tank into something controlled through wifi. The joystick, or control panel will be a PC program written in C#. Apps can be written for android phones as well, to make the control really easy. Unfortunately electric IMP has servers pretty...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:04:36 PDT
Arduino Thermostat with 2x DS18b20 i2c 4x16 Display, 2 RGB LED's and 3 Relay's http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-with-2x-DS18b20-i2c-4x16-Displa/
Arduino Thermostat with 2x DS18b20 i2c 4x16 Display, 2 RGB LED's and 3 Relay's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/3CVE/HM8DKBIV/FX83CVEHM8DKBIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/3CVE/HM8DKBIV/FX83CVEHM8DKBIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/3CVE/HM8DKBIV/FX83CVEHM8DKBIV.SMALL.jpg Guxtdu The Goal of the Project is a Thermostat for my 2 Fish Tank's with LCD Display RGB LED an Relay to control the Heater in the Tank an a Cooling Fan for the Big Fishtank Parts: Arduino Nano or equal 2x RGB LED's or RGB SMD LED or Single Color LED's 1x 2 Channel 5v Relay Modul - for the Heater's 1x 1 C...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 12:57:24 PDT
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Paper-Tank-Bring-your-3D-models-to-life/
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria Bring your 3D models to life! In this instructable we will custom make a remotely controlled tank. We will infuse paper-craft with an arduino based system. This tank will be controlled on a android based phone though a bluetooth connection. I've strived to create something with a pleasing fit and fi...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 22:39:29 PDT
RC Control and Arduino: A Complete Works http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Control-and-Arduino-A-Complete-Works/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 14:01:24 PDT
Crawlerbot 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlerbot-2000-2001/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch; all parts were designed and created specifically for this project At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassis and the track system. Soon I created a die for the gears...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:25:02 PDT
R/C replica WW1 tank http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-replica-WW1-tank/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:45:51 PDT
Turtle-Lee http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Lee/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:17:18 PDT
My Robot Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robot-Tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch, that's right from scratch (all parts were designed and created specifically for this project -- and the instructables contest). At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassi...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:53:05 PDT
Robot Tank Made From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlerbot-2000/
Robot Tank Made From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/KP4Q/HIEZY2O9/FG7KP4QHIEZY2O9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/KP4Q/HIEZY2O9/FG7KP4QHIEZY2O9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/KP4Q/HIEZY2O9/FG7KP4QHIEZY2O9.SMALL.jpg rptech Ladies & Gentlemen Behold! I present to you, my greatest creation (yet) This (non lethal) robotic tank was created from SCRATCH. That's right, all by myself (a high school student), from scratch! Such toy is driven with two windshield wiper motors powered by a 12v 5ah SLA battery ---- it is control...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:54:16 PDT
Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing with the Objet Connex 500: How to Build a Missile Launcher Tank (and Clean the Mess you Made in the Process) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-3D-Printing-with-the-Objet-Con/
Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing with the Objet Connex 500: How to Build a Missile Launcher Tank (and Clean the Mess you Made in the Process) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer The Objet Connex 500 3D Printer... an arcane, magic and amazing Hi-Tech masterpiece, capable of 3D printing high detailed prototypes. Knowing how to operate this marvelous device is a secret only known by a few chosen ones. And now you, my fellow reader, have this mystic guide in your hands... Yes,...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:38:28 PDT
simple remote control armored tank http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-remote-control-armored-tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/BTF0/HI3TKE8E/FQQBTF0HI3TKE8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/BTF0/HI3TKE8E/FQQBTF0HI3TKE8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/BTF0/HI3TKE8E/FQQBTF0HI3TKE8E.SMALL.jpg my wookie R/C doesn't always mean its wireless, sometimes its just remote controlled instead of the more popular radio controlled but this guy is still an excellent cure to general boredom or if you just feel like being lazy and want something to do. i had the motor on top connected to a rubber band launcher ...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:13:35 PDT
Seed Spreading Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Spreading-Robot/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:18:24 PDT
King Tiger Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Tiger-Tank/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 13:11:17 PDT
How to make a USB powered fishtank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-powered-fishtank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/6YPJ/HEQ34V3K/F1O6YPJHEQ34V3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/6YPJ/HEQ34V3K/F1O6YPJHEQ34V3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/6YPJ/HEQ34V3K/F1O6YPJHEQ34V3K.SMALL.jpg FLIPminoman How to make a USB powered fish tank.
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:24:48 PDT
IR battle conversion for RC Tanks http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-battle-conversion-for-RC-Tanks/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:35:44 PST
make your own bubble etch tank http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-bubble-etch-tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/NE2H/HCV8X37Q/FKPNE2HHCV8X37Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/NE2H/HCV8X37Q/FKPNE2HHCV8X37Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/NE2H/HCV8X37Q/FKPNE2HHCV8X37Q.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Make your own bubble etch tank for less than £20. Using a Ferrero Rocher chocolate box, aquarium pump and heater.
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 16:06:14 PST
Arduino powered RC tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-RC-tank/
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:46:03 PST
Build a bicycle tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-bicycle-tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8OUG/HBPBS1XV/FZ68OUGHBPBS1XV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8OUG/HBPBS1XV/FZ68OUGHBPBS1XV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8OUG/HBPBS1XV/FZ68OUGHBPBS1XV.SMALL.jpg tankerboy55 Here is a bike tank made easy! Use quality wood for basic shape. Simply clamp copper sheet metal in place and use fasteners of your choice. Went for the buck Rodgers look so i needed several brass fasteners with round head. The more fasteners the better! The copper has to lay tight as possible again...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:25:20 PST
A New Way to Make an Aluminium Alloy Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-New-Way-to-Make-an-Aluminium-Alloy-Robot/
A New Way to Make an Aluminium Alloy Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/J6CD/HANAQ77F/F22J6CDHANAQ77F.SMALL.jpg schang10 With modularized mechanical structures, electronic modules, and Arduino programming, I made this aulminium alloy robot with Makeblock. (Now they are on Kickstarter, and many super-value kits are available.)  Tools Tools needed: Screw drivers and a plier. Prepare motors The tank is two motor dr...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:25:49 PST
Robot Caterpillar Tank Treads, Johnny Five Style - 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Caterpillar-Treads-Johnny-Five-Style-3D-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/BR69/HA4MMJBC/F4NBR69HA4MMJBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/BR69/HA4MMJBC/F4NBR69HA4MMJBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/BR69/HA4MMJBC/F4NBR69HA4MMJBC.SMALL.jpg Tomdf When I was but a wee little inventor, I saw a movie that forever imprinted itself into my soul. This picture told the gripping tale of mans' ever loosening control over its own technology; a film that dared ask the question "What makes us alive?" This masterpiece of the cinema was, of course, Short...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:19:40 PST
Plant Host Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Host-Drone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QG7B/H7996PDH/FK5QG7BH7996PDH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QG7B/H7996PDH/FK5QG7BH7996PDH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QG7B/H7996PDH/FK5QG7BH7996PDH.SMALL.jpg Stephenverstraete Easy and cheap to make P.H.D. (Plant host drone) With this you’ll never have to worry that your plant stands in the shades, always the best light for your favourite houseplant! When you put the Robot in direct sunlight it will not run and he will just sit there and enjoy the sun, but when the day g...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 04:03:36 PDT
The Beginner's Guide to Film Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Essential-Guide-to-Film-Photography/
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:00:43 PDT
Wooden Tank Tracks http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Tank-Tracks/
Wooden Tank Tracks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/6YI7/H19RHF9L/FLK6YI7H19RHF9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/6YI7/H19RHF9L/FLK6YI7H19RHF9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/6YI7/H19RHF9L/FLK6YI7H19RHF9L.SMALL.jpg rptech I created for a project I was working on (Wall-E Made From Scratch). Being that it was too rigid and wobbly, I was unable to use it (plus I was short on time). However if proper support is given on both sides (an L-shaped piece on both sides) or a bracket / box in between, the tracks should run smoo...
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Tue, 15 May 2012 14:48:42 PDT
Autonomous Arduino Tank (A.A.T) http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Arduino-Tank-AAT/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 15:04:35 PDT
TankWars: A Physical Video Game http://www.instructables.com/id/TankWars-A-Physical-Video-Game/
TankWars: A Physical Video Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/LKXZ/H1AH6RRD/FV9LKXZH1AH6RRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/LKXZ/H1AH6RRD/FV9LKXZH1AH6RRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/LKXZ/H1AH6RRD/FV9LKXZH1AH6RRD.SMALL.jpg joe This instructable will show the game TankWars, a web based game played on an iPad that drives a real robot tank to fire lasers at a robot. When you hit the robot target, the game is updated. The tank and the target are Arduino's equipped with RN-XV WiFly modules, the iPad is using a PHP page to sen...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 17:47:02 PDT
Tankbot - Internet Controlled Tank Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tankbot-Internet-Controlled-Tank-Robot/
Tankbot - Internet Controlled Tank Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/UIZP/H05Y7JIQ/F42UIZPH05Y7JIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/UIZP/H05Y7JIQ/F42UIZPH05Y7JIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/UIZP/H05Y7JIQ/F42UIZPH05Y7JIQ.SMALL.jpg joe Do you remember a game called Tank Wars? This is an attempt to make a physical version of that classic arcade game. You, the player drive an Arduino powered tank and fire a laser at a target. This project uses an Arduino to control a tank through a web page. The tank is driven from a control panel ...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 10:50:29 PDT
Rocket Brand Studios Tiny Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Brand-Studios-Tiny-Tank/
Rocket Brand Studios Tiny Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/A9OY/GX8SHJF6/F10A9OYGX8SHJF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/A9OY/GX8SHJF6/F10A9OYGX8SHJF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/A9OY/GX8SHJF6/F10A9OYGX8SHJF6.SMALL.jpg Chris the Carpenter This is the assembly instructions for the Tiny Tank from Rocket Brand Studios. This is a great little robot kit, and can be purchased as a complete kit or as a rolling chassis, ready for the micro controller of your choice --Arudino Uno, Duemilanove and Nano, Picaxe 28 board, or Gadget Gangster Pro...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:37:34 PST
Rocket Brand Studios Medium Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Brand-Studios-Medium-Tank/
Rocket Brand Studios Medium Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/3ZDX/GWDYTKH7/FPL3ZDXGWDYTKH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/3ZDX/GWDYTKH7/FPL3ZDXGWDYTKH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/3ZDX/GWDYTKH7/FPL3ZDXGWDYTKH7.SMALL.jpg Chris the Carpenter This is the assembly instructions for the Medium Tank from Rocket Brand Studios. This is a great little robot kit, and can be purchased as a complete kit or as a rolling chassis, ready for the micro controller of your choice --Arudino Uno, Duemilanove, Picaxe 28 board, or Gadget Gangster Propeller B...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:05:56 PST
How to make a wind up tank know not to go over the edges of surfaces http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wind-up-tank-know-not-to-go-over-the/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/CNSF/GVOX0GJ3/F7NCNSFGVOX0GJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/CNSF/GVOX0GJ3/F7NCNSFGVOX0GJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/CNSF/GVOX0GJ3/F7NCNSFGVOX0GJ3.SMALL.jpg prestontim505 Hi, Prestontim505 here, with my first ever instructable! It is quite simple.  You have to unscrew the body, take out the 'input' wire and screw it back on. Then, you add the sensory techonlogy ( I don't  know the real name, but the bit that is squared) then it will detect where surfaces stop and it ...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 09:55:53 PST
MEGA DPDT Switch - Tank Style http://www.instructables.com/id/MEGA-DPDT-Switch-Tank-Style-1/
MEGA DPDT Switch - Tank Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/3Q18/GSMZ87A9/FVP3Q18GSMZ87A9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/3Q18/GSMZ87A9/FVP3Q18GSMZ87A9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/3Q18/GSMZ87A9/FVP3Q18GSMZ87A9.SMALL.jpg iminthebathroom DPDT "double pole - double throw"  switch can be used for reversing polarity.  All though this method may be a bit crude, it works great for changing the direction of a motor – analog style.  This could be used for Controlling motors for robots, animatronics and Halloween decorations to name just a ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 10:38:15 PDT
Robot track system http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-track-system/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/6DX5/GQX21ZQZ/FDT6DX5GQX21ZQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/6DX5/GQX21ZQZ/FDT6DX5GQX21ZQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/6DX5/GQX21ZQZ/FDT6DX5GQX21ZQZ.SMALL.jpg johnybody Hi, Heres some picture of one of my project : robot track system. The idea came from an other instructable I seen on this site, and decided to make mine. First, if you want to build yours, youll need this: 10 feet of #40 chain 2 inflatable wheel of 8 inches 150 inch of aluminium angle, 1/2 inch...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 11:56:04 PDT
Metal Stuart R/C Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Stuart-RC-Tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/YLFQ/GQ5Q4GUW/FUGYLFQGQ5Q4GUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/YLFQ/GQ5Q4GUW/FUGYLFQGQ5Q4GUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/YLFQ/GQ5Q4GUW/FUGYLFQGQ5Q4GUW.SMALL.jpg Kaptain Kool Your driving around your r/c car on the table and are distracted, causing the inevitable fall. "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO" you scream, but your beautiful, authenticated replica car's plastic shell breaks.  So you do what every DIYer would do, you take it apart and choose to build a new shell for your car, a...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 21:38:59 PDT
IR Remote Controlled Tracked Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Controlled-Tracked-Robot/
IR Remote Controlled Tracked Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/RSHV/GPVENHVT/FXERSHVGPVENHVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/RSHV/GPVENHVT/FXERSHVGPVENHVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/RSHV/GPVENHVT/FXERSHVGPVENHVT.SMALL.jpg jamesthequack On a previous blog I bread-boarded a PICAXE processor and worked out how to decode an IR hand-held remote control. In this blog, the circuitry has migrated to a toy tank platform so I can test out some ideas I have for a larger, outdoor robot on a much lower cost platform (this was built for less th...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 18:11:55 PDT