Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:56:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Smart Follow Me Drone with Camera (Arduino Based) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Me-Drone-With-Camera-Arduino-Based/
DIY Smart Follow Me Drone with Camera (Arduino Based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RRWE/IPPANEX0/FYSRRWEIPPANEX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RRWE/IPPANEX0/FYSRRWEIPPANEX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RRWE/IPPANEX0/FYSRRWEIPPANEX0.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Drones are very popular toys and tools these days. You can find professional and even beginner drones and flying gadgets in the market. I have four drones (quadcopters and hexcopters), because I love everything that flies, but the 200th flight isn't so interesting and starts to be boring, so I decid...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:55:04 PDT
Flying DVD's Quadcopter DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-DVDs-Quadcopter-DIY/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 06:39:36 PDT
Dual axis solar tracker with online energy monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Axis-300W-IOT-Solar-Tracker/
Dual axis solar tracker with online energy monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/5QCA/IP76SBOV/FY25QCAIP76SBOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/5QCA/IP76SBOV/FY25QCAIP76SBOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/5QCA/IP76SBOV/FY25QCAIP76SBOV.SMALL.jpg geo bruce This project was one of my final projects I did on my exchange studies in Finland.For this project I worked together with Fatbardh.This is a much larger and more advanced version of one of my first projects ever.Also a solar tracker: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/ .The featur...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 15:21:08 PDT
How-To Repair Dead Lego Mindstorm LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-Dead-Lego-Mindstorm-LCD/
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Mon, 9 May 2011 11:09:19 PDT
Cellphone Operated Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Operated-Robot-1/
Cellphone Operated Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OOYH/GKS0TDG4/FSSOOYHGKS0TDG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OOYH/GKS0TDG4/FSSOOYHGKS0TDG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/OOYH/GKS0TDG4/FSSOOYHGKS0TDG4.SMALL.jpg Avadhut.Deshmukh This Instructible is entered in the Category: 13 - 18 of the National Robotics Week Robot Contest MY URL-http://avadhutelectronics.blogspot.com/ MY Email-avadhut.deshmukh@gmail.com                                                                        Component Required Component Require...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 05:34:48 PST
Motion Controlled Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-53/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 17:36:31 PDT
Build an Arduino-powered talking robot head! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Arduino-powered-talking-robot-head/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2009 12:22:46 PST
Build a Robotic Arm for the Science Olympiad http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Arm-for-the-Science-Olympiad/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:52:26 PDT
Hand Built Humanoid Robots, Part1: Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Anthropomimetic-Humanoid-Robot/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 06:13:52 PDT
3DOF Ball on Plate Using Closed Loop Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/3DOF-Ball-on-Plate-Using-Closed-Loop-Stepper-Motor/
3DOF Ball on Plate Using Closed Loop Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XO5X/IO8L7N8W/FLRXO5XIO8L7N8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XO5X/IO8L7N8W/FLRXO5XIO8L7N8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XO5X/IO8L7N8W/FLRXO5XIO8L7N8W.SMALL.jpg 271828- The ball on plate problem consists of a flat plate on which a ball needs to be positioned. Ball positioning is only achieved through unstable equilibrium where any small changes in the plate angle will result in the continual acceleration of the ball until it leaves the plate. Such a system presents...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 22:20:48 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:14:47 PDT
Convert Towerpro MG995 servo to continuous rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Towerpro-MG995-servo-to-continuous-rotatio/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 09:26:35 PDT
Insect Bot mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot-mini/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:55:34 PST
How to make a mini Battlebot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-Battlebot/
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Thu, 25 Nov 2010 04:51:42 PST
Fenrir: An Open source dog robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fenrir-an-Open-Source-Dog-Robot/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:44:31 PDT
A simple and Cheap DIY Line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-and-Cheap-DIY-Line-following-robot/
A simple and Cheap DIY Line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SMALL.jpg Magesh Jayakumar If anyone wants to start to build robots , This robot is for them, Its easy to do, No knowledge of programming is required, Just a little bit of electronics knowledge is sufficient to finish this robot.Key Ingredients:1x Chassis 2x IR sensors 1x caster wheel 2x Wheels 2x Gear Motors1x ULN 2003 IC 4...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:49:33 PST
How to make a walking robot with moving arms # 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-walking-robot-with-moving-arms-1/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:10:17 PST
simpleWalker: 4-legged 2-servo walking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/simpleWalker-4-legged-2-servo-walking-robot/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2009 08:29:45 PST
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-vacuum-cleaner-robot-controlled-by-Arduino-w/
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/UI1J/HP8OKRNI/F3SUI1JHP8OKRNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/UI1J/HP8OKRNI/F3SUI1JHP8OKRNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/UI1J/HP8OKRNI/F3SUI1JHP8OKRNI.SMALL.jpg revrekad Floor vacuum cleaner robot. Version #16. This version accumulated positive experience from previous versions. Materials and components: 1. Arduino board; 2. Arduino Motor shield; 3. Two motors with gearboxes (3 Volts, ~100 RPM); 4. Two wheels or two aluminium cans; 5. Computer cooler turbine fan (5...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:33:05 PST
Instructables Robot -- Paper Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Paper-Model/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:22:36 PDT
Line Following Robot with Basic PD (Proportional-Derivative) control http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-PD-Proportional-Derivative-Line-Follower/
Line Following Robot with Basic PD (Proportional-Derivative) control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/NOYQ/HGIEVLK0/FL5NOYQHGIEVLK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/NOYQ/HGIEVLK0/FL5NOYQHGIEVLK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/NOYQ/HGIEVLK0/FL5NOYQHGIEVLK0.SMALL.jpg ZRob314 This Instructable will demonstrate how to use PD (Proporational-Derivative) control in a simple line follower. The example uses the line follower developed in the Basic Line Follower Instructable : http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-following-Robot-with-Arduino/ The following components will b...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 07:44:36 PDT
Robot Maze Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Maze-Solver/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:05:25 PDT
Animatronic Mini Golf http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Mini-Golf/
Animatronic Mini Golf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QYSF/IIJ4SQWP/FN1QYSFIIJ4SQWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QYSF/IIJ4SQWP/FN1QYSFIIJ4SQWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/QYSF/IIJ4SQWP/FN1QYSFIIJ4SQWP.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward Exploding volcanos, dinosaurs, and animatronic tiki guards! This isn't your classic game of mini golf. Putt up the wooden bridge into the mouth of the volcano and trigger an explosion that just might roll your ball in for a hole-in-one. Miss by just a little, and subject yourself to the laughter of ...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:23:41 PST
Voice-controlled PC assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-controlled-PC-assistant/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:45:38 PST
How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-object-following-robot-the-stalkerb/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:42:37 PDT
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Simple-Robots-With-1-DC-Motor-No-Soldering/
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/EZKD/H0OJ1UDO/FANEZKDH0OJ1UDO.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox DC motors are great because they don't have polarity and they don't require any additional components (resistors, diodes) to operate, just hook them up to a battery and voila. The National Robotics Week Contest caught my attention,so I decided to see what sort of robots I could make without any sold...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:30:39 PDT
Brushless Gimbal Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-Gimbal-Balancing-Robot/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 21:07:13 PST
Robotic Arm with Servo Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-with-Servo-Motors/
Robotic Arm with Servo Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/PLES/H2WEVEZJ/FQVPLESH2WEVEZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/PLES/H2WEVEZJ/FQVPLESH2WEVEZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/PLES/H2WEVEZJ/FQVPLESH2WEVEZJ.SMALL.jpg dustynrobots Part of my PhD research at NYU-Poly involves predicting energy consumption in robotic systems, so I needed a robotic system to work with as a research platform to validate results.  So I convinced my group mates in my Mechatronics class in the Fall of 2011 that we should build a robotic arm.  I also...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 20:25:59 PDT
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield, with printed motor-wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-vacuum-cleaner-robot-controlled-by-Arduino-w-1/
Floor vacuum cleaner robot - controlled by Arduino with motor shield, with printed motor-wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/EYHA/HQCWGMBG/FPZEYHAHQCWGMBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/EYHA/HQCWGMBG/FPZEYHAHQCWGMBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/EYHA/HQCWGMBG/FPZEYHAHQCWGMBG.SMALL.jpg revrekad Floor vacuum cleaner robot. Version #17. Attempt to make it more simple. The robot is moved by small DC motors built-in motor-wheels printed on 3D printer: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:225576 Components: Arduino with motor-motor-shield; Turbine for computer cooler, 5 Volts; Two DC motor-wheels;...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:19:55 PST
Robot "Cheaper" http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Cheaper/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:04:17 PDT
Robot Arm Arduino App http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Arm-Arduino-App/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:12:40 PST
UPPER LIMB EXOSKELETON (IRON MAN EXO-ARM) http://www.instructables.com/id/IRON-MAN-EXOSKELETON/
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By: bluebean

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:56:44 PST
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Intelligent-Car-Robot-based-on-Smart-Arduino/
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SMALL.jpg yichone A wifi car based on Arduinoby suing openWRTAim: DIY a wireless car based on Arduino. By controlling the car, we can see the other things in the remote location, or can monitor the security.Effect by picture:Principle:l Brush openWRT into wireless router (like WR703N), and install mjpeg - the stream...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:25:11 PDT
Robot driven by PS3 controller through Arduino and Wifi shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-driven-by-PS3-controller-through-Arduino-and/
Robot driven by PS3 controller through Arduino and Wifi shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/7TDS/HJGDZM8M/FIM7TDSHJGDZM8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/7TDS/HJGDZM8M/FIM7TDSHJGDZM8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/7TDS/HJGDZM8M/FIM7TDSHJGDZM8M.SMALL.jpg gtri2013 This is a robot that uses the two left and right joysticks on the PS3 controller to drive "tank-style." The chassis, wheels, and motors are purchased in a kit. An Arduino Uno is mounted on the chassis and a Wifi shield is stacked on top of it. Two separate motor controllers are used to control the m...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 06:34:56 PDT
Vibrating Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Motors/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:59:08 PDT
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-House-Hold-Objects-Robot/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 16:45:28 PDT
A very cheap ESP8266 WiFi smart car controlled by phone based on NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/A-very-cheap-ESP8266-WiFi-smart-car-controlled-by-/
A very cheap ESP8266 WiFi smart car controlled by phone based on NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/JP2M/IANRUVKA/F31JP2MIANRUVKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/JP2M/IANRUVKA/F31JP2MIANRUVKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/JP2M/IANRUVKA/F31JP2MIANRUVKA.SMALL.jpg yichone DoitCar is designed and developed by Shenzhen Doctors of Intelligence & Technology (SZDOIT), which is the most cost-effective. It is widely applied in many fields, sucha as the electronic lover, college students, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile data collection, etc. DoitCar has a great temptation f...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 20:41:32 PDT
How To Radio Control DC Motors Cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Radio-Control-DC-Motors-Cheaply/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2008 12:55:03 PDT
Creating Anti-Static Spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Anti-Static-Spray/
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By: Cougar Robotics

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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 08:25:03 PDT
Drive a Stepper Motor with an AVR Microprocessor http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-a-Stepper-Motor-with-an-AVR-Microprocessor/
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006 00:43:29 PST
Remote Control Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Robot-Arm/
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 18:43:31 PDT
DIY Sphere Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sphere-Robot/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:55:49 PST
Arduino Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Synopsis/
Arduino Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/HX3G/HKZAVBHC/FXWHX3GHKZAVBHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/HX3G/HKZAVBHC/FXWHX3GHKZAVBHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/HX3G/HKZAVBHC/FXWHX3GHKZAVBHC.SMALL.jpg davidhend Latest Hexapod: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mega-Hexa... This is my first robot that relies on calculations to position the servos vs. relying on pre-programmed sequences. I chose a quadruped to help keep the cost down. Build Time 8 weeks Weight ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:29:18 PDT
Easy Phone Controlled Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Phone-Controlled-Rover/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:05:54 PDT
もう一つの倒立振子(デジタル版) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Easier-Inverted-Pendulum-in-Japanese/
もう一つの倒立振子(デジタル版) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/BCOL/I1ETVSZB/FEPBCOLI1ETVSZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/BCOL/I1ETVSZB/FEPBCOLI1ETVSZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/BCOL/I1ETVSZB/FEPBCOLI1ETVSZB.SMALL.jpg ArduinoDeXXX 半年前に投稿した「半日で作る倒立振子」の別バージョン(改良版)です。主な変更点は次の4点です。 (1)部品入手の容易化(付随して、工作と倒立手順の簡略化) (2)部品点数の削減 (3)プログラムの簡素化 (4)ロボットの安定性改善最初の2点は、英語版へのコメントを受けたものです。これら4点の具体的な内容については、紹介動画の下に整理したのでご覧ください。紹介動画 (1)ジャイロ・モジュールの変更オリジナル版は、アナログ出力のジャイロ・センサ(村田製作所製)を使っていました(*1)。 しかし、このセンサを載せたモジュール(もしくはその代替製品)は日本以外では入手が難しいようです(*2)。...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:20:46 PDT
Pocket Drunken Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Drunken-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2009 23:31:57 PDT
Building The Builder Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Builder-Robot/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:35:21 PST
MiniSub ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/MiniSub-ROV/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:19:11 PST
Hacking Drills- Cheap/Powerful Gearmotors for Robotic Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Drills-CheapPowerful-GearboxMotors-for-/
Hacking Drills- Cheap/Powerful Gearmotors for Robotic Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/BZDB/H2WETBSQ/F85BZDBH2WETBSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/BZDB/H2WETBSQ/F85BZDBH2WETBSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/BZDB/H2WETBSQ/F85BZDBH2WETBSQ.SMALL.jpg AlexHrn This Instructable will cover the process of how to modify a generic cordless drill for use in robotic applications by removing the chuck and disengaging the slip clutch. It will also cover mounting options for the motors. Why use a drill motor instead of a purpose built gearbox/motor like a Banebot...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 09:29:37 PDT
Make your own low-cost servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-low-cost-servo/
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By: electro18

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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:24:40 PST