Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:34:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 PDT
Giving sight to your Lynxmotion AL5C http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-sight-to-your-Lynxmotion-AL5C/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:25:45 PDT
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-WirelessObstacle-DetectingBeeping-Robot-using-/
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SMALL.jpg robodude95 This is Bart....a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some major upgrades ever since and giving it some kind of personality and so Bart was made!! The following are the robot's features :- 1.He's wirelessly cont...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 06:36:00 PDT
Drawing Pen To Plotter Pen - Make A $2 Adapter And Never Buy Plotter Pens Again! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Pen-To-Plotter-Pen-Make-a-2-adapter-and-ne/
Drawing Pen To Plotter Pen - Make A $2 Adapter And Never Buy Plotter Pens Again! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/O8F7/HTNO6BC1/F9WO8F7HTNO6BC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/O8F7/HTNO6BC1/F9WO8F7HTNO6BC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/O8F7/HTNO6BC1/F9WO8F7HTNO6BC1.SMALL.jpg Bri_Aday Unlike modern printers, Pen Plotters (Aka Drafting Robots) are awesome to watch (especially with the cover off). Unfortunately, they hit their peak of popularity in the 1980's and are becoming less common every year. I have always had a problem with standard plotter pens, they are expensive, they ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 21:01:06 PDT
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Emotive-Quadruped/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:34:58 PDT
Dextrus v1.1 Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Dextrus-v11-Robotic-Hand/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 06:53:26 PDT
Air-Powered Soft Robots with LEGOs http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Soft-Robots-with-LEGOs/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:04:14 PDT
ArduMower Do it yourself robotic mower! http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduMower-Do-it-yourself-robotic-mower/
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 10:23:04 PDT
EZ Robot Controlled Lost in Space B9 Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Robot-Controlled-Lost-in-Space-B9-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SMALL.jpg dschulpius This is my full sized exact replica of the 1960's TV show's Lost in Space B9 Robot. I've been building it for about 2 years now. It's animation is controlled by 3 EZ Robot control boards (EZB) and his voice files were made by the origi...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:10:13 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) http://www.instructables.com/id/RoverBot-1/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:09:13 PDT
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-three-wheels-vehicle-robot-chassis/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:44:12 PST
Arduino Self-Balance Controller using DIGITAL IMU, at last! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Self-Balance-Controller-using-DIGITAL-IMU-/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:58:05 PST
Robot Beetle Ringo http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetle-Ringo/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:23:06 PST
Quad Track Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quad-Track-Arduino-Rover/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:27:03 PST
How to Control a Motor Through a Serial Port Without a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Motor-Through-a-Serial-Port-Witho/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 05:03:10 PST
Autonomous drone that you already have in your pocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-drone-that-you-already-have-in-your-poc/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 07:12:27 PDT
Counter-Strike Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-Robot/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:29:12 PST
FRC Robot Wiring http://www.instructables.com/id/FRC-Robot-Wiring/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:33:03 PST
Solar-Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Robot/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:14:17 PST
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:08:16 PST
Grippy robot wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Grippy-robot-wheels/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 13:52:23 PST
20 dollar Gold mine http://www.instructables.com/id/20-dollar-Gold-mine/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 08:14:18 PST
Foam cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-cutter/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 02:43:19 PST
How to make world's smallest line follower robot (robo Rizeh) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-worlds-smallest-line-follower-robot-ro/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 21:12:54 PST
How to make the one motor walker (without bicore) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-one-motor-walker-without-bicore/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:37:20 PST
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 PST
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-arm-from-a-desk-lamp-IKEA-Tertial-hack/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 10:34:59 PST
How to make a robot that can play Tower of Hanoi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-that-can-play-Tower-of-Hanoi/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 02:30:08 PST
RC Robot tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Robot-tractor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/MZIL/HNM4CG9Y/FKFMZILHNM4CG9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/MZIL/HNM4CG9Y/FKFMZILHNM4CG9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/MZIL/HNM4CG9Y/FKFMZILHNM4CG9Y.SMALL.jpg isodesign Hello, Sorry for my bad English (thank you google traduction). It is a motorized unit, electrical and radio controlled! This module is equipped with two 350w 24V motors supplied with two 12V batteries. It may have various applications, such as a small tow trailer for moving a heavy element from one...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 02:12:46 PST
How to Track your Robot with OpenCV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Track-your-Robot-with-OpenCV/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 17:31:41 PDT
How to make a Ball Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ball-Balancing-Robot/
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:39:50 PDT
How to build another useless machine: easy to make, and hard to use! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-another-useless-machine-easy-to-make-/
How to build another useless machine: easy to make, and hard to use! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MVJH/HMMFCUIO/FS2MVJHHMMFCUIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MVJH/HMMFCUIO/FS2MVJHHMMFCUIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MVJH/HMMFCUIO/FS2MVJHHMMFCUIO.SMALL.jpg riachi So many useless machines are built, why building another one? Simply, it is really fun :), fun to build and fun to play with. I tried to give this version a character, as I always felt there is somebody  "thinking inside the box", so here I tried, I hope I succeeded to give "her" a life! I am real...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:15:27 PDT
How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-XY-plotter-with-Makeblock/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:44:49 PDT
How to make a Gort costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Gort-costume/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2008 22:47:25 PDT
Wired control robot manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Wired-control-robot-manual-4x4/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 07:59:21 PDT
Light Ring on Underwater Robot -- Part 1 (Lathe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Ring-on-Underwater-Robot-Part-1-Lathe/
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 09:13:58 PDT
Double Drill Channel http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Drill-Channel/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 05:36:22 PDT
Underwater ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwater-ROV/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2008 16:56:16 PDT
DIY RC Android Sumobot [Bluetooth Multiplayer] http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-Bluetooth-Sumobot-Ultimate-DIY-/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 20:05:24 PDT
How to build the perfect robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-perfect-robot/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 05:24:23 PDT
How to Build an Internet Controlled Mars Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Internet-Controlled-Mars-Rover/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 02:09:28 PDT
Unskinny Bot: 3-lb Horizontal Spinner Combat Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Unskinny-Bot-3-lb-Horizontal-Spinner-Combat-Bot/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:29:46 PDT
Top Ramen in Microwave http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-Ramen-in-Microwave/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2005 16:56:08 PDT
high grip rubber tires for robots http://www.instructables.com/id/high-grip-rubber-tires-for-robots/
high grip rubber tires for robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Since my Sugru wheels instructable had a big success, I understood that making good wheels for robots is a common topic. To improve the grip of the tires I tried to create them with liquid rubber. Although you need a good practice to mix the components and obtain a good result (and you'll probably f...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 05:14:15 PDT
Mechanical Hand using only fast food straws - Straw Builder Project #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Hand-using-only-fast-food-straws-Stra/
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:09:15 PDT
Biting Obstacles Autonomous Robot « Sanglier » (boar) http://www.instructables.com/id/Biting-Obstacles-Autonomous-Robot-Sanglier-boar/
Biting Obstacles Autonomous Robot « Sanglier » (boar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/I3UD/HIPIR13Z/F8CI3UDHIPIR13Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/I3UD/HIPIR13Z/F8CI3UDHIPIR13Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/I3UD/HIPIR13Z/F8CI3UDHIPIR13Z.SMALL.jpg SnowViet General concept Our first idea was to create a tracked robot able to climb stairs and plenty of others obstacles, to reach a good speed (around 10 or 15 km/h) while filming and transmitting data. It will decide itself if it can go through an obstacle like a slope, stairs or a hole.  Recognizing peo...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 13:46:14 PDT
Flone http://www.instructables.com/id/Flone/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:37:05 PDT
Robot - Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Line-Follower/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:25:48 PDT
How to build a ROV (Submarine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-ROV-Submarine/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 05:32:19 PDT