Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 May 2015 23:20:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotic-Gripper/
Simple Robotic Gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/NKU8/IA0WR80N/FXKNKU8IA0WR80N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/NKU8/IA0WR80N/FXKNKU8IA0WR80N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/NKU8/IA0WR80N/FXKNKU8IA0WR80N.SMALL.jpg XYZAidan This is a small, 3D printable, robotic gripper that works by combining soft materials with rigid materials in order to create an articulated structure that can be actuated by string connected to a servo motor. The idea was inspired by the SDM fingers found on the Soft Robotics Toolkit.Materials: Ec...
By: XYZAidan

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 24 May 2015 06:07:44 PDT
Intro to Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Robotics/
Intro to Robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/BH8K/I9YRLUAQ/FIHBH8KI9YRLUAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/BH8K/I9YRLUAQ/FIHBH8KI9YRLUAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/BH8K/I9YRLUAQ/FIHBH8KI9YRLUAQ.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Robots are rapidly moving from characters and concepts only found in science fiction to part of our everyday lives. Although they might sometimes seem to be electro-mechanical mysteries, personal robotics is becoming more accessible every day! Cheaper, higher quality, and easier to use components ...
By: Aleator777

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:52 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
By: mkarvonen

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Soft Robot out of Hot Glue Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robot-out-of-Hot-Glue-Sticks/
Soft Robot out of Hot Glue Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/PFSH/I9GWGOH3/F5YPFSHI9GWGOH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/PFSH/I9GWGOH3/F5YPFSHI9GWGOH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/PFSH/I9GWGOH3/F5YPFSHI9GWGOH3.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Here is an inspiration for you on how to make a soft robot in less than an hour!Okay, it is not exactly soft you will argue, but it has some soft parts - the glue sticks! Not only they are soft, but they have a very important feature - they form the body of the robot and they act as springs. It is i...
By: hertzgamma

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 May 2015 17:21:28 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
By: John Choi

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
R3: Rolling Red Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SMALL.jpg pvowell My first robot! I built this from the ground up, designing the platform, drive system, sensor array, and programming. I designed it with the idea it would be a flexible platform to experiment with and to be able to add accessories, like the blue LED headlights, which is what the small green breadb...
By: pvowell

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Motion Activated Gun Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Gun-Turret/
Motion Activated Gun Turret - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos In this project I am going to show you how to use motorized nerf guns and water guns to make automated gun turrets that you can use to shoot your friends. The gun is controlled with an Infrared Motion Sensor and an Arduino microcontroller. The motion sensor detects when someone walks in front of the...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:14:04 PDT
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mechanical-Beetle-V1/
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JRFE/I916FF7V/FFIJRFEI916FF7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JRFE/I916FF7V/FFIJRFEI916FF7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JRFE/I916FF7V/FFIJRFEI916FF7V.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer This is a little robot that I made after coming across some micro worm motors. I have no idea what the motors are actually supposed to be used for, but they are ideal for small robots. The beetle can move about at some speed and can also avoid obstacles using his feelers. I've tested him over fla...
By: lonesoulsurfer

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:32:21 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
By: zygmuntw

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Robot-Chassis-using-Actobotics/
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SMALL.jpg jscottb From my early childhood I have loved robots. The first movie robots I remember ever really liking first, where the three bots from "Silent Running" (still one of my favorite movies!) Those goofy little walking boxes peaked my interest in robots and robot building. Over the years I have planed many b...
By: jscottb

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:44 PDT
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Erbbie-Desktop-Smart-Garden/
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward Erbbie, pronounced Kirby with an "H", is a DIY desktop smart garden designed to give everyone a green thumb. Made from an up-cycled mason jar, plastic water bottle, acrylic and an Arudino, Erbbie is a great project for makers of any age and skill set. Designed to be built in less than 5 hours Erbbie...
By: zacharyianhoward

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:15:09 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
Lets Make A $20 Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SMALL.jpg syfrog Building your own R2d2 style astromech droid can get very expensive very fast and very complex to construct. I challenged myself to come up with a way to construct an astromech style droid that is both relatively cheap to build and you do not have to own a machine shop to construct. Let me int...
By: syfrog

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
FPGA-powered Autonomous Search and Rescue Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-powered-Autonomous-Search-and-Rescue-Vehicles/
FPGA-powered Autonomous Search and Rescue Vehicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/IV6O/I9GW6OPP/F0MIV6OI9GW6OPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/IV6O/I9GW6OPP/F0MIV6OI9GW6OPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/IV6O/I9GW6OPP/F0MIV6OI9GW6OPP.SMALL.jpg pcmihnea UPDATE2: check http://www.digilentdesigncontest.com/2015-eu-conte... for the complete source-code and documentation.UPDATE1: added a new module - a 3-axis magnetometer (digital compass). See step 2 for details.This project represents an application for the 11-th (2015) edition of Digilent’s Design C...
By: pcmihnea

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:37:40 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SMALL.jpg sidgupta Bipeds are really cool because they are by far the most recognizable kind of robot. Companies have spent decades and millions to make these things. I've been wanting to make a bipedal bot for sometime now but most of them need a lot of motors and are pretty expensive to make. I managed to make a sim...
By: sidgupta

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
Musical Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg The first video is a demo of my first approach which gives a more versatile motion and the second video corresponds to the demo for the second approach. Go through both videos and there respective explanations in the last couple of steps. The idea for this project is inspired from various musical ro...
By: lakshay garg

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/JIT6/I8AU98UT/FUJJIT6I8AU98UT.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics IntroductionFamous film robots like Wall-E and Johnny Five have binocular vision not only because it is cute and relatable, but it can serve a practical function. Binocular vision is nature’s way of adding depth to our sense of sight. I want to show you a method I created of building a binocular o...
By: organicelectrics

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Pneumatic-Button-Pusher/
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SMALL.jpg MrTinkerer The head of electrical engineering came up to me and said we needed to torture test the buttons of a circuit board they designed. They needed round the clock button pressing for several days to test the endurance of mechanical switches, the button rubber pads, and the protective film that is adhered...
By: MrTinkerer

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:09:58 PDT
6WD robot with aluminum chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/6WD-robot-with-aluminum-chassis/
6WD robot with aluminum chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SMALL.jpg vmmv The aim of this instructable is to build a basic, little and mobil robot, simple but resistant, able to move easily through many surfaces with precision.After many experiences, I'm in a point where I think I have achieved great results and that's why I'm posting this instructable. The robot is a res...
By: vmmv

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:03:20 PDT
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Arduino-Powered-Pet-Feeder/
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SMALL.jpg dodgey99 This is my automatic pet feeder. Powered by arduino, using a 3D printed auger, and programmable with two feeding times with a user set quantity of food, with a battery backed up internal clock.My cats drive me nuts in the morning begging for food so I decided it was time to robotize feeding timeI go...
By: dodgey99

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:36:36 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
Stair Climbing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SMALL.jpg TeamJaeger In this instructable I will show you how to make a very basic stair climbing robot. This is Stair Bear which we (my kids and I ... ok this one was mostly me) built for the ServoCity + Actobotics Stair Climber Challenge. As it turns out we won 1st place! Check out our videos to see it in action. Ma...
By: TeamJaeger

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
Robot Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Foam-Cutter/
Robot Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SMALL.jpg jgschmidt In the course of making stuff for myself and my customers, I frequently perform tedious tasks that could be automated. One of these is cutting foam sheets from a large roll. In the picture you see the roll of foam I start with and the desired end result, which is a stack of 12" by 71/4" pieces of fo...
By: jgschmidt

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 3 Apr 2015 06:24:11 PDT
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Talking-Robot-Platform-or-a-Simple-T/
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This is a buldozer, tank, robot, digger toy or a serious robot platform and maybe some other things. I mean it is a bit modular. I will try to expain the modularity step by step below :DThe electronics & code I've provided makes it run, remote controlled by pc via bluetooth link and yes it talks. It...
By: hobbyman

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:33:33 PDT
Haptic Robotic Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Robotic-Finger/
Haptic Robotic Finger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SMALL.jpg praveenm3 It Is Easy To Do ....This instructable will go step by step and teach you how to make it. This step usually comes at the end but I think its better to start with it. Lets dive in! Materials: -Raspberry Pi (http://www.ebay.in/itm/like/191327811855?aff_source=Sok-Goog)-Aluminium Rod (Required Machines...
By: praveenm3

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:52:43 PDT
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Drawing-Robot/
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise Is the process of drawing circuits with conductive ink pens too closely related to manual labor for you?Or do you just want to see a cool thing happen?This may be the solution for you. At one of our hackerspace's February Build Nights w/ Circuit Scribe, we decided to load up an SVG version of a Circ...
By: smalltortoise

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:38:17 PDT
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Bug-bluetooth-dancing-robot/
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SMALL.jpg GodsTale Social bug is simple bluetooth robot which dances if there's a new notification on your phone. Facebook, Twitter and any kind of Android apps can be used to dance this bug.To make this tiny bug you don't need many parts. BLE module, small vibration motor and power source like coin battery are suffic...
By: GodsTale

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:54 PDT
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Using-555-Timer-IC/
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SMALL.jpg chienline I am living in a small town, 60 miles away from province capital city. It is impossible for me to get a motor driver to start a robot or RC project. Even if I wanted to build my own motor driver, it is hard to find the chips such as L298 Dual H-Bridge. What about online shop? In many cases, the ship...
By: chienline

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:22:35 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
By: John Choi

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
MURVV - The Mobile Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/MURVV-The-Mobile-Robot/
MURVV - The Mobile Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc For this project we want to use a PhidgetsSBC as a functional brain for a mobile collection of Phidgets sensors and controllers in the form of a wheeled robot. To make things simple we should have independent control of each wheel, this means we do not need any differentials or complex mechanics to ...
By: phidgetsinc

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:39:56 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
Home made robot gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SMALL.jpg sidrobot This is an instructable for making your own gripper for robot with the help of old stuff and reusing them to get the gripper..Grippers are used to hold and lift any object for changing it's placing from one place to other.The grippers available in market were costly so i decided on making my own gri...
By: sidrobot

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/BristleBot-Swarm/
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/GE9K/I6EXFD5E/FBBGE9KI6EXFD5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/GE9K/I6EXFD5E/FBBGE9KI6EXFD5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/GE9K/I6EXFD5E/FBBGE9KI6EXFD5E.SMALL.jpg cmuhleman A growing branch of robotics research is the study of swarm organization, emergent behavior and artificial intelligence through the use of autonomous robotic agents. In this Instructable, I'm going to walk you through a one week project that I created as part of my Masters Architecture studies at ...
By: cmuhleman

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:54:49 PST
DIY Planetary Gearbox for Nema17 Stepper motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Planetary-Gearbox-for-Nema17-Stepper-motor/
DIY Planetary Gearbox for Nema17 Stepper motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4I2R/I6EXFRZS/FS64I2RI6EXFRZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4I2R/I6EXFRZS/FS64I2RI6EXFRZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4I2R/I6EXFRZS/FS64I2RI6EXFRZS.SMALL.jpg janth I wanted to build a small and light gearbox for a stepper motor (used as excuse: for building a light extruder for a 3D printer - didn't trust the bowden setup, and the scavenged driver might not have enough torque for a direct drive - real cause: playing around with the lasercutter :-)I decided to ...
By: janth

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:49:55 PST
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Titan-30kg-Combat-Robot-under-100/
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Combat Robotics has always and forever long been a great passion of mine. From childhood i wanted to build a rather large sized combat robot myself but due to lack of skill and funds was unable to do so. Recently i decided that it was time and I undertook a challenge to build a 30 Kg combat robot wi...
By: bjkayani

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:09:28 PST
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
By: bjkayani

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-us-build-a-handmade-Hexapod-robot/
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/IWHI/I5LAZR33/FQPIWHII5LAZR33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/IWHI/I5LAZR33/FQPIWHII5LAZR33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/IWHI/I5LAZR33/FQPIWHII5LAZR33.SMALL.jpg osdoyi You will be able to build this robot with handcrafting.Watch the videos of the robot. You can build it in any size (don't exaggerate - there is always a limit)Let us prepare necessary materials. Prepare necessary materials ! Let me talk about hardware firstAs a hardware you need1) 18 servo motors...
By: osdoyi

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:11:16 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan We’re working on a project where we explore robotic body language as a way to augment/replace purely digital communication protocols. For this, we need to move a cellphone with as many degrees of freedom as possible. A robot arm would have been a good option, but for aesthetic reasons, we don’t want...
By: thiagohersan

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
Solar WobbleBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-WobbleBot/
Solar WobbleBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SMALL.jpg KathyCeceri The Solar WobbleBot is a great little project for kids and other beginners. I love that it can be made entirely from recycled parts, and requires no soldering. I do this project with teens (ages 12 and up) in my enrichment programs at schools and libraries, where it's always a big hit. It usually...
By: KathyCeceri

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:05 PST
CleanBOT- Your DIY floor cleaning robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CleanBOT/
CleanBOT- Your DIY floor cleaning robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SMALL.jpg MosfetN The CleanBOT ( Remote Controlled Autonomous Floor Cleaning Robot) is designed to clean floor in two different ways: with vacuum or active mop. It has auto mode but you can also control it manually by using bluetooth connection and android app.Most parts of the robot are made from electronics garbage...
By: MosfetN

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:21:12 PST
DIY Laptop Controlled Robot v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Controlled-Robot/
DIY Laptop Controlled Robot v1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/L62N/I4TFCDGX/FM2L62NI4TFCDGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/L62N/I4TFCDGX/FM2L62NI4TFCDGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/L62N/I4TFCDGX/FM2L62NI4TFCDGX.SMALL.jpg Saiyam It would be so good if would be able to control a robot or your rc car using a laptop just like you control a car in a game. Well, it can be made possible using the versatile arduino UNO. There are thousands of projects you can make with arduino. This one of those projects. It is basically a robot w...
By: Saiyam

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:44:22 PST
Elementary Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Elementary-Robotics-Part-1-Powered-Machines/
Elementary Robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/2B48/I66D12L6/F1F2B48I66D12L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/2B48/I66D12L6/F1F2B48I66D12L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/2B48/I66D12L6/F1F2B48I66D12L6.SMALL.jpg pkadams Our students at Long Ridge School (www.longridgeschool.org) build robots that can accept basic navigational instructions. I spent a long time searching for the right platform for our students' robots that would support our learning objectives. Although there are many different educational robot sys...
By: pkadams

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:21:23 PST
Pointillist Painting Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Pointillist-Painting-Robot-Arm/
Pointillist Painting Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/DL4S/I4J79352/FVZDL4SI4J79352.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/DL4S/I4J79352/FVZDL4SI4J79352.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/DL4S/I4J79352/FVZDL4SI4J79352.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 It may not be a Da Vinci or Kahlo, but this painting robot packs quite the artistic punch for it’s size. In this Instructable, Ill show you how I went from concept to completion and built a painting robot arm using an Intel Galileo, a camera, and handful of electronic parts. I’ll share the technique...
By: Aleator777

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:27:50 PST
Inch Worm Soft Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Inch-Worm-Soft-Robot/
Inch Worm Soft Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SMALL.jpg jcee52 (Time-lapsed videos above of Inch Worm Soft Robot)A few months back, I saw the videos of Matthew Borgatti’s soft robots (videos below) and was really captivated by them. They inspired me to think about building a soft robot using pneumatic pressure for locomotion, but as a newbie to both Arduino a...
By: jcee52

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:32:12 PST
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Spider-Autonomous-Remediation-Robot/
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SMALL.jpg m_vanness This project was designed and built by students in the Architecture program at the California College of the Arts; Manali Chitre (MAAD), Anh Vu (BArch), and Mallory Van Ness (MArch). The studio course was called Creative Architecture Machines (Fall 2014) and was taught by Jason Kelly Johnson and Mic...
By: m_vanness

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:28 PST
Color Detection Using RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Detection-Using-RGB-LED/
Color Detection Using RGB LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/WIP5/FUVSFZJE/FWTWIP5FUVSFZJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/WIP5/FUVSFZJE/FWTWIP5FUVSFZJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/WIP5/FUVSFZJE/FWTWIP5FUVSFZJE.SMALL.jpg Kyri Have you ever wanted an automated way to detect the color of an object? By shining light of a certain color on the object and looking at how much light is reflected back, you can tell what color the object is. For example, if you shine a red light on a red object, that light will be reflected back. ...
By: Kyri

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 19 May 2009 19:38:52 PDT
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
By: JayWeeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
The real size LowCost robot wall.e made from water pipe and scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-real-size-LowCost-walle-made-from-water-pipe/
The real size LowCost robot wall.e made from water pipe and scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu Wall.e... who is not familiar with this robot? He's a funny robots and more importantly he is a great robot, but it's more great if you have wall.e yourself at home. Let's create a real size robot wall.e with material from the stuff around the House. (I made this in Descember 2012 until January 2013...
By: eric dirgahayu

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:46:34 PST
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbutton-Big-button-to-control-your-gongs/
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J8VB/I2P3PFFP/F9FJ8VBI2P3PFFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J8VB/I2P3PFFP/F9FJ8VBI2P3PFFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J8VB/I2P3PFFP/F9FJ8VBI2P3PFFP.SMALL.jpg narced133 At the Stripe office, there's a tradition of ringing a gong at meal times. As we grew, I built a cluster of networked robotic gongs to keep the tradition alive throughout the office (see instructable for Gongbot). The Gongbutton sits in the kitchen to trigger all of the Gongbots. Gongbutton shares m...
By: narced133

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:16:46 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired electric scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired electric scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KKOK/I4SCGJ5Y/FYXKKOKI4SCGJ5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KKOK/I4SCGJ5Y/FYXKKOKI4SCGJ5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KKOK/I4SCGJ5Y/FYXKKOKI4SCGJ5Y.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn As an avid maker of "things that Seg" this one is inspired by the 1970's Raleigh Chopper bicycle.I was recently involved in the Hackaday competition with the MediCycle: MediCycle This was a big one wheeled electric motorbike styled machine. Impressive looking maybe but quite difficult to ride and if...
By: XenonJohn

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-e-A-Spark-core-Touch-OSC-controlled-Wall-e-t/
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford When it comes to cute robots, the instructables robot being at the top of the list obviously, the second most famous has got to be Pixar's Wall-e. Who wouldn't want one of these little fellas scurrying around your home cleaning up your garbage for you? Well, whilst the real thing might not be availa...
By: mattbrailsford

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:36:54 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
By: PiBorg

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Nyx, 30lb Fighting Robot Re-Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Nyx-30lb-Fighting-Robot-Re-Made/
Nyx, 30lb Fighting Robot Re-Made - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YZTP/I2F1ZOKV/FJLYZTPI2F1ZOKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YZTP/I2F1ZOKV/FJLYZTPI2F1ZOKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YZTP/I2F1ZOKV/FJLYZTPI2F1ZOKV.SMALL.jpg MikeNCR In early 2012 I built the first version of Nyx. After 2.5 years and over 30 fights across 6 events it was due for a major upgrade. The Instructable for the original Nyx can be found at http://www.instructables.com/id/30lb-Fighting-Robo...With a win percentage over 70% Nyx had shown that many of the ...
By: MikeNCR

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:47:33 PST