Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:14:47 PST BLOX v1.01 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 scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/FAB4/I2I42WXQ/FU8FAB4I2I42WXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/FAB4/I2I42WXQ/FU8FAB4I2I42WXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/FAB4/I2I42WXQ/FU8FAB4I2I42WXQ.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. This was a big one wheeled electric motorbike styled machine. Impressive looking maybe but quite difficult to ride and if you fell ...
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
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
By: yousifnimat

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Actobotics-Quadruped-Robot/
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SMALL.jpg chris.deen Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that I will try my best to get at least one video and some Arduino code on here by this coming Sunday. Thanks for your patience!How to make a 4-legged walking robot using Actobotics parts from ServoCity.com:The workhorse of this robot, and what make...
By: chris.deen

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:21:28 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SMALL.jpg airboy93 I have bought 2 joysticks from ebay and tried to think what can I do. Then I came up with idea to make a small robot arm. What I needed was:1x Arduino Nano3x MG996R servos (I used one Futaba, because I had only two MG996R and it was not necessary to have much torque for turning)1x Micro servo2x Two ...
By: airboy93

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SMALL.jpg robotoys General guidelines for assembling a full size endoskeleton featuring poseable limbs and animatronic head.What you'll need. Large Diameter PVC pipes Large Double Compression FittingSmaller Diameter PVC PipesSmaller Double Compression T FittingPlastic Waste BasketPlastic Tub4 Single PVC Compression F...
By: robotoys

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
3D Printed Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FD5/7VTJ/I1KJPDZE/FD57VTJI1KJPDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FD5/7VTJ/I1KJPDZE/FD57VTJI1KJPDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FD5/7VTJ/I1KJPDZE/FD57VTJI1KJPDZE.SMALL.jpg randofo The nice thing about 3D printing is that it makes building robots easy. You can design whatever configuration of parts that you can dream up and have them in your hand virtually right away. This allows for rapid prototyping and experimention. This particular 3D printed robot is an example of that.Th...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/R2ND/I1CC49BF/F00R2NDI1CC49BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/R2ND/I1CC49BF/F00R2NDI1CC49BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/R2ND/I1CC49BF/F00R2NDI1CC49BF.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn I designed a bigger, stronger, and longer version of the "meArm" robotic arm. Robot arms are fun to watch and more fun to play with. This design gives you the added bonus of building your own robot arm. Using a 3d printer and parts from the hardware store I was able to increase the lifting abilit...
By: Jazzmyn

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-Dynamixel-AX-12A-servos-with-a-Raspbe/
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I decided to use some Dynamixel AX-12A motors for a project, and ended up having to code a library for them, so I figured I would share what I learned.Despite being a bit more expensive, this motor has a couple of advantages over the more commonly found TowerPro motors. Mainly, the Dynamixel motors ...
By: thiagohersan

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:01:06 PDT
Redo a Cool Old Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Redo-a-Cool-Old-Robot/
Redo a Cool Old Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/6U5G/I1C456HP/FKW6U5GI1C456HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/6U5G/I1C456HP/FKW6U5GI1C456HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/6U5G/I1C456HP/FKW6U5GI1C456HP.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart Meet Arlan, a fun robot with a lot of personality. He lives in my sister's classroom (she is a 5th grade science teacher). I rebuilt him to be the mascot for her class's robotics team, he's also the classroom helper. The kids like to see technology in action and my sister likes to be lazy and hav...
By: Beetlesmart

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:02:44 PDT
Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Robot/
Drawing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg Fixing my drawing incapability with my robotics skills and to me results were not that bad. Now I can at least save my self from humiliation in my drawing class.This project is good for beginners and gives sufficient exposure to arduino, matlab coding and mechanics. There is not much in the electron...
By: lakshay garg

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:58:37 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
By: ossum

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Simple Robo-Dog (made of piano keys, a toy gun and a mouse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robo-Dog-made-of-a-toy-gun-a-mouse-and-a-pi/
Simple Robo-Dog (made of piano keys, a toy gun and a mouse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my instructable, please vote for me. Thanks for your support!)Oh, Azerbaijan! Land of fire, great hospitality, friendly people and beautiful women (... sorry, woman! of course I only have eyes for you, my gözəl balaca ana ördəkburun wife!). But honestly, this is a very hard place for a ...
By: M.C. Langer

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:40:14 PDT
Single Servo Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Servo-Robotic-Gripper/
Single Servo Robotic Gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you step by step how to make a robotic gripper. You may be wondering: What does it do? It is basically a robotic hand that slowly closes and if something touches the switch while it is closing it stops so it grips onto the object that presses the switch.This instruct...
By: appleman123987

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:04:27 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/OSB8/I0A576YG/FUQOSB8I0A576YG.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Thus far, I've shown you how to create wheels out of household items, several motorized chassis out of cardboard, and a couple of simple and effective light sensors. Now, one of the last major pieces is about to fall into place.Almost every robot needs to power a motor of some sort or another. Probl...
By: JayWeeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
DR1: Discovery Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/I73D/I00TKZLQ/FJYI73DI00TKZLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/I73D/I00TKZLQ/FJYI73DI00TKZLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/I73D/I00TKZLQ/FJYI73DI00TKZLQ.SMALL.jpg fxxxx DR1 is a rover robot with Arduino Core. Many robots on the Internet are designed to solve a determined problem, such as localization, light following, obstacles detection.The purpose of this project was to create a robot which includes all those features and much more... All this in a relatively sma...
By: fxxxx

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
By: JayWeeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
Robot Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex This whole project started with a dead robot that we wanted to bring back to life. If I've learned anything from Bender, its that there is no better way to rejuvenate a robot than to have it open some beer bottles.The task of controlling a robot to have it interact with specifically shaped objects a...
By: Onyx Ibex

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
how to make a linear actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Linear actuators are machines that convert rotation or any motion into a push or a pull motion.Here I am going to teach you how to make an electric linear actuator using household and hobby objects.It is very very cheap Go get the stuff All you need is a glue stickA servo modified for continuous ...
By: robobot3112

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
Speech Controlled Quadropod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SMALL.jpg Adith Jagadish This is my first post on Instructables and I am super excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: Spryo SpoonTail which is just my robot showing some tricks but with a tethered control.In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make a quadrapod of your own and using speech...
By: Adith Jagadish

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
Printer from a CD reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-from-a-CD-reader/
Printer from a CD reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/WL23/GP7IGFIL/F96WL23GP7IGFIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/WL23/GP7IGFIL/F96WL23GP7IGFIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/WL23/GP7IGFIL/F96WL23GP7IGFIL.SMALL.jpg brunoip This is an easy printer made from parts of a cd reader. It prints using a regular marker of any color. Maybe it doesn't have a great resolution but this is a project that I really wanted to do. <br /> Materials The...
By: brunoip

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Jul 2011 17:06:46 PDT
How to Use a Servo with Tessel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Servo-with-Tessel/
How to Use a Servo with Tessel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/U061/HZ5DSTA7/FNMU061HZ5DSTA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/U061/HZ5DSTA7/FNMU061HZ5DSTA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/U061/HZ5DSTA7/FNMU061HZ5DSTA7.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Tessel is a microcontroller you program in JavaScript. It's like Arduino, but designed to be easier to use and web-friendly.Here's what you need:TesselServo moduleServo motor (one comes with the servo module, but there's room for 16 of them on there.) Install Tessel If you haven't used a Tessel b...
By: SelkeyMoonbeam

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:27 PDT
Simple LED Indicator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Indicator-Cover/
Simple LED Indicator Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 I am in the current process of creating a robot with a the need for several indicator lights. At first I simply had a label with a LED over it to tell me if a particular system was enabled. The issue that arose was my LED's project light and were a bit blinding to look into, not to mention they cast...
By: Reichenstein7

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:54 PDT
RC Nintendo GameCube Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Nintendo-GameCube-Robot/
RC Nintendo GameCube Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SMALL.jpg nahamancygig The Intro:Hi there, and welcome to the GameCube-Bot Instructable!GameCube-Bot is entering this summer's contests! If you like it, I'd be honored to have your vote!Quick Overview: GameCube-Bot is a strange beast. Here's a tour of what's inside. Designed and built from the ground up! brushless air...
By: nahamancygig

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:54:49 PDT
RC Minecraft Creeper Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Minecraft-Creeper-Robot/
RC Minecraft Creeper Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/TOQ0/HYS0ZPMO/FR6TOQ0HYS0ZPMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/TOQ0/HYS0ZPMO/FR6TOQ0HYS0ZPMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/TOQ0/HYS0ZPMO/FR6TOQ0HYS0ZPMO.SMALL.jpg Teisha For everybody who enjoys playing the hugely-popular video game Minecraft, and who would also like to try building a robot, this Instructables project is for you! This creeper bot is relatively inexpensive to build (the consumable materials cost about $30 total) and you do not need to have any electr...
By: Teisha

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:24:43 PDT
Cardboard Robot Arm for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Robot-Arm-for-Cheap-Robots/
Cardboard Robot Arm for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/Q56N/HZFE0Y60/FVZQ56NHZFE0Y60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/Q56N/HZFE0Y60/FVZQ56NHZFE0Y60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/Q56N/HZFE0Y60/FVZQ56NHZFE0Y60.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks This is probably the Instructable I've been looking forward to the most out of my "For Cheap Robots" series. It's the coolest I've done so far, and by the same token the most difficult.Robotics doesn't really start to get cool until your robot can do more than roll around following a line and bumpin...
By: JayWeeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 2 Aug 2014 13:37:43 PDT
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Handgesture-controlled-robot-with-robotic-arm/
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SMALL.jpg mysqo With this robot, you control everything with your hand, even the robotic arm! The hand gestures can be programmed differently. Long range with Xbee communcation! Parts needed Arduino Uno x2 - http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc...Xbee S2 x2 - https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11217...
By: mysqo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:40:53 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix *** We're now running a Kickstarter for an Open Source Controller for the MeArm ****** Please check it out here. Thanks for all your support with the MeArm Project! ***The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its p...
By: phenoptix

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Arduino Mechanotronic Human Pain Reflex http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mechanotronic-Human-Pain-Reflex/
Arduino Mechanotronic Human Pain Reflex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/8UW7/HXYVFTM4/F898UW7HXYVFTM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/8UW7/HXYVFTM4/F898UW7HXYVFTM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/8UW7/HXYVFTM4/F898UW7HXYVFTM4.SMALL.jpg NeuroJoe Due to their simplicity, reflex circuits are an obvious place to start when trying to model the nervous system. I chose to use the thermal pain reflex for my first project. In this pain reflex, a painful stimulus such as an open flame or stove burner activates predominantly Aδ afferent fibers. That ...
By: NeuroJoe

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:30:39 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Boxbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Previously I made an Instructable on cheap motors and wheels for robots, but wheels alone don't make a robot. If you want your robot to cruise in style, it's going to need a sturdy and stylish body.It's easy to make something rough but functional, but in my experience taking the time to make somethi...
By: JayWeeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:43:34 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
Motorized Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SMALL.jpg Kniterly A colleague of mine came up with this ingenious car design for our Maker Club at the public library. It is made from recycled materials and electronic components easily found at a dollar store. Supplies One oblong piece of strong cardboard 5x7.5 inches Two empty Bic-type disposable pen tubes Thi...
By: Kniterly

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks When I was little, and just getting started out with robotics, I had very little in the way of funds or patience for ordering robot kits online. Back then the selection was more limited than today and pretty much all the robotics kits were built for Windows users, which my family and I very much wer...
By: JayWeeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:42:15 PDT
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-device-and-Lego-NXT-to-build/
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SMALL.jpg HippoDevices Today, I will teach you how to make an Android powered and controlled Two-Wheel Self-Balancing robot with Lego NXT. Firstly, let's see a testing video for the final robot. Here is another testing on the slope: To build this robot, all the things you need are list below:- Two Android devi...
By: HippoDevices

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:12:25 PDT
HAL 9000 computer/robot http://www.instructables.com/id/HAL-9000-computerrobot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OQH8/GQZJMFZI/F8NOQH8GQZJMFZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OQH8/GQZJMFZI/F8NOQH8GQZJMFZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OQH8/GQZJMFZI/F8NOQH8GQZJMFZI.SMALL.jpg BOT4 This is a HAL 9000 robot. It has 2 hard drives, 1 cd drive, 2 microphones, 1 internal speaker, 4 cooling, and a light up eye. HAL 9000 can respond to voice commands and can read emails out load. HAL 9000 can also switch to a desktop mode which brings up normal home computer settings. It runs on 2 o...
By: BOT4

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:51:10 PDT
3D Printed Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot/
3D Printed Walking Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ORWB/HXG6TXV2/FY8ORWBHXG6TXV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ORWB/HXG6TXV2/FY8ORWBHXG6TXV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ORWB/HXG6TXV2/FY8ORWBHXG6TXV2.SMALL.jpg crashbot This 3D Printed Walking Robot is just the thing to keep watch over your desktop. I tried to keep it as simple as possible with a minimum of parts. If you have any questions on the build, just ask.Enjoy! What you'll need:1 Tamiya 3-Speed Crank Axle Gearbox Pololu Robotics and Electronics. You also ...
By: crashbot

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:56:30 PDT
2pi Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/2pi-Line-Follower/
2pi Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SMALL.jpg markmoran I recently built my first robot and figured I'd share the steps and results. It is a simple line-follower built on the PlastoBot platform in Gordon McComb's Robot Builder's Bonanza and driven by an ATmega328 chip connected to an SN754410 dual H-bridge motor driver. I'm also a big fan of David Cook...
By: markmoran

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:08:06 PDT
Wirelessly Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
Wirelessly Controlled Robotic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SMALL.jpg Gabry295 This is my school project for the 5th year of high school (I'm Italian, we have 5 years of high school).It consists in an artificial hand controlled by a glove with flex sensors. The artificial hand reproduces the movements of the hand with the control glove, wirelessly. The hand and the glove work...
By: Gabry295

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Robot Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Racer/
Robot Racer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EMIY/FRXW6FT4/F73EMIYFRXW6FT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EMIY/FRXW6FT4/F73EMIYFRXW6FT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EMIY/FRXW6FT4/F73EMIYFRXW6FT4.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Hi, Welcome to my instructable !In this instructable i will show you how to build a Robot Racer !The robot racer is a fast, fun, easy-to-build elastic band car.The car uses recycled tubes, bottle tops and even recycled elastic bands.If you skim through this instructable and like it, it is entered in...
By: =SMART=

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Mar 2009 01:12:18 PDT
Robot for the Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-for-the-Office/
Robot for the Office - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XN5S/HUWI62DJ/FT0XN5SHUWI62DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XN5S/HUWI62DJ/FT0XN5SHUWI62DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XN5S/HUWI62DJ/FT0XN5SHUWI62DJ.SMALL.jpg cobinrox Tele-Presence (sort of) robot for the office. Work from home and yet attend the boring meetings. Scare vendors into telling the truth about their products. Chase tiny children when they come to the office for the Hallowe'en or Christmas parties. Gather Tools and Materials (1) [$3 - $70] RC tru...
By: cobinrox

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 May 2014 06:00:44 PDT
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-PanTilt-Robot/
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/LCU4/HT36T92O/F28LCU4HT36T92O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/LCU4/HT36T92O/F28LCU4HT36T92O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/LCU4/HT36T92O/F28LCU4HT36T92O.SMALL.jpg Troy_1 Hey Everyone! I'm back with some more Lego Robotics. This Lego Mindstorms Robot can automatically pan and tilt an iPhone in very small increments to capture amazing time-lapses. I got the idea for this after seeing other time-lapse robots online, but most of them are really expensive. So instead, ...
By: Troy_1

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:22:42 PDT
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-controlled-Arduino-based-Rover/
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SMALL.jpg electro18 What is it capable of ? 1. It can be controlled using gestures. 2. It can Send temperature , object distance , battery level , etc. values to the glove ( LCD ). 3. Can run on 45+ degree angle. 4. Tx Rx pair on both rover and Glove ( for bi-directional data transfer ). Why to use joysticks ...
By: electro18

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:06:46 PDT
How I made a robot- D.S. (detailed step-by-step) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-a-robot-DS-detailed-step-by-step/
How I made a robot- D.S. (detailed step-by-step) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan This is a follow up of my previous instructables . Please comment on that page if you like my work. Being a robot hobbyist, after seeing the Robot Contest up on instructables ,I decided to build one new bot. I named this bot D.S after the name of one of my favourite teachers at university - Debapri...
By: Dipanjan

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 May 2014 11:22:27 PDT