Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:53:28 PST BLOX v1.01 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-/
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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
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-XY-Plotter-v20/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT
How to Make a Better Bristlebot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Bristlebot/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 14:59:45 PDT
Dial and Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dial-and-Draw/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:38:48 PST
Android controlled RC Vehicle with real-time Video via Bluetooth & Wi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-controlled-RC-Vehicle-with-real-time-Video/
Android controlled RC Vehicle with real-time Video via Bluetooth & Wi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/UKQE/HK6XB1K8/F27UKQEHK6XB1K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/UKQE/HK6XB1K8/F27UKQEHK6XB1K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/UKQE/HK6XB1K8/F27UKQEHK6XB1K8.SMALL.jpg tolik777 On the Internet there are many articles on the use of RC cars with IP or Web-based camera. But most of them used a laptop or an internal router with Open-WRT or DD-WRT firmware. View the video and control of the RC car in such projects usually implemented with a PC or Laptop. In this article describ...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:24:03 PDT
DIY Life-Size Phone Controlled BB8 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Life-Size-Phone-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:47:24 PST
Mind Controlled Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Mind-Controlled-Robotic-Arm/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:00:05 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Phone-Controlled-BB-8-Droid-With-Ard/
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I'm a huge Star Wars fan and when I saw the Star Wars: The Force Awakens I thought that I need a BB-8 droid. It was awesome how this little sphere moved in the movie. So I decided that I'll make this droid that is based on the Arduino UNO (or other microcontroller). In this instructable I'm going to...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:58:26 PST
Building a segway with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-segway-in-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:04:43 PDT
Tower Pro SG 90 Micro Servo Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tower-Pro-SG-90-Micro-Servo-Hack/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 08:51:38 PDT
Miniature Autonomous Blimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Autonomous-Blimp/
Miniature Autonomous Blimp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/0JQD/IIG9XCZ2/FQH0JQDIIG9XCZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/0JQD/IIG9XCZ2/FQH0JQDIIG9XCZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/0JQD/IIG9XCZ2/FQH0JQDIIG9XCZ2.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Autonomous drones and the like have become a hot topic lately and have many active communities working to expand their capabilities. Everyone seems to have multi-rotor drone these days, which leaves other aircraft behind. I think it's time to take back the skies, (slowly) by building your own miniat...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:06:53 PST
Arduino Claw Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Claw-Machine/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 10:07:24 PST
Encoder Commander http://www.instructables.com/id/Encoder-Commander/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:13:13 PST
How to use Scratch or Arduino to program a mBot with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mBot-with-Makeblock/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:04:55 PST
Simple Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Following-Robot/
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Thu, 24 May 2012 09:26:47 PDT
Complete Motor guide for Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Motor-Guide-for-Robotics/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 13:00:40 PST
Cheap and Easy Tachometer (RPM Sensor) for Brushed DC Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Tachometer-RPM-Sensor-for-Brushed/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:16:50 PDT
Make a Robotty! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Robotty/
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 22:45:13 PST
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 PDT
How to make an H-bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-H-bridge/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 16:28:00 PDT
An Arduino-powered 4-axis parallel-mechanism robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-powered-4-axis-parallel-mechanism-robot/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 06:04:07 PST
Autonomous Sentry Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Sentry-Turret/
Autonomous Sentry Turret - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/YE1Q/IHLVOUG5/F1RYE1QIHLVOUG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/YE1Q/IHLVOUG5/F1RYE1QIHLVOUG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/YE1Q/IHLVOUG5/F1RYE1QIHLVOUG5.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 The Autonomous Sentry Turret is a standalone system capable of detecting and neutralizing unwanted intruders via a barrage of soft foam darts. Built for the office environment, the AST is a powerful piece of hardware that needs no human input (although you can remotely disable it, for y'know, safet...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:29:20 PST
iRobot Dead Battery Cell Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/iRobot-Dead-Battery-Cell-Fix/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 09:30:19 PST
Robot vacuum floor cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-vacuum-floor-cleaner/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:30:41 PST
How to hack a servo for continuous rotation - TowerPro MG995 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-a-servo-for-continuous-rotation-Towe/
How to hack a servo for continuous rotation - TowerPro MG995 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/MBMW/H5TUB41V/FG9MBMWH5TUB41V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/MBMW/H5TUB41V/FG9MBMWH5TUB41V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/MBMW/H5TUB41V/FG9MBMWH5TUB41V.SMALL.jpg meanpc Why would you want or need to modify your perfectly good servo?  It turns out that servo motors are great little gear motors that can connect directly to a microcontroller without the need for a motor driver circuit.  The problem is that servo motors are made to turn between 90 and 180 degrees, for ...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 06:22:08 PDT
How to do a rapid Fire Mod For free (all you need is a screwdriver) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-rapid-Fire-Mod-For-free-all-you-need-/
How to do a rapid Fire Mod For free (all you need is a screwdriver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/3JRM/FPWWWAK8/FE03JRMFPWWWAK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/3JRM/FPWWWAK8/FE03JRMFPWWWAK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/3JRM/FPWWWAK8/FE03JRMFPWWWAK8.SMALL.jpg meleemonkee Today I will be teaching you how to make a rapid fire mod on a xbox Supplies: One torx T8 Screwdriver with a security hole OR you can use a small flat head. This time i'm using a Titan Torx t8 with a security hole wich can be purchased at Autozone. WARNING: this voids your warrinty on your controll...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 20:46:05 PST
A Multi-controlled High Precision Desktop Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-multi-controlled-high-precision-desktop-ro/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:16:01 PDT
Mecanum wheel robot - bluetooth controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Mecanum-wheel-robot-bluetooth-controlled/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:19:20 PST
EEZYbotARM http://www.instructables.com/id/EEZYbotARM/
EEZYbotARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/UKIO/IFCDFFTJ/FVEUKIOIFCDFFTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/UKIO/IFCDFFTJ/FVEUKIOIFCDFFTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/UKIO/IFCDFFTJ/FVEUKIOIFCDFFTJ.SMALL.jpg theGHIZmo This ia a 3DPrinted robotic arm. The design intent was to make something "easy" to build and quite cheapIt uses MG90S small servos for driving the kinematics linkage and a Pololu mini maestro 12 to control the servos (but this is my choice any other methods are valid)All the pieces are 3DPrinted in ...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:31:48 PDT
RoboFish made From pvc water pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboFist-made-From-pvc-water-pipe/
RoboFish made From pvc water pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/APJG/IGTYBH76/FTYAPJGIGTYBH76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/APJG/IGTYBH76/FTYAPJGIGTYBH76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/APJG/IGTYBH76/FTYAPJGIGTYBH76.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu Hello all, this time I am going to introduce my robot fish, actually I have long made it and therefore I apologize if the tutorial I don't have complete photo documentation. fish robot frame is made of pvc water pipes, the mechanism using a waterproof servos and co...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 07:02:47 PST
Control an OWI Robotic Arm with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-and-what-youll-need/
Control an OWI Robotic Arm with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXD/3YMF/GUBPGB58/FXD3YMFGUBPGB58.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXD/3YMF/GUBPGB58/FXD3YMFGUBPGB58.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXD/3YMF/GUBPGB58/FXD3YMFGUBPGB58.SMALL.jpg zlite The OWI Robotic Edge Arm is a cheap and terrific 5-degree-of-freedom robotic arm that just costs $37. It's a great kit to build with a kid and won't take more than a couple hours to finish. Out of the box, it can only be controlled manually with a remote control. You can buy a USB control interface ...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 15:03:10 PDT
How To Make A Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Line-Following-Robot/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 13:34:52 PDT
A very simple proximity detector http://www.instructables.com/id/A-very-simple-proximity-detector/
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Sun, 16 Jul 2006 09:44:42 PDT
How to convert (almost) any 27 or 49 MHz RC Car into a Robotic car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-almost-any-27-or-49-MHz-RC-Car-in/
How to convert (almost) any 27 or 49 MHz RC Car into a Robotic car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/0ZYH/GXB31BJ0/FRU0ZYHGXB31BJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/0ZYH/GXB31BJ0/FRU0ZYHGXB31BJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/0ZYH/GXB31BJ0/FRU0ZYHGXB31BJ0.SMALL.jpg dflam I am teaching a robotics course in my kids high school (Rambam Mesivta in Lawrence, NY). I was looking for a cost effective way to teach them about the priciples of robotics without spending an arm and a leg, and getting them excited about the prospects of hacking hardware and teach them how to inte...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:31:09 PST
Simple, Cheap Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Motor-Controller/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:55:07 PDT
Getting Started with ROS ( Robotic Operating System ). http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-ROS-Robotic-Operating-Syste/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:02:38 PDT
Bomb disposal robot ( Termenatör ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-disposal-robot-Termenatör-/
Bomb disposal robot ( Termenatör ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/XM37/IEX4N1LQ/FSPXM37IEX4N1LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/XM37/IEX4N1LQ/FSPXM37IEX4N1LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/XM37/IEX4N1LQ/FSPXM37IEX4N1LQ.SMALL.jpg teknik55 Features :* Unmanned aerial vehicles supported* The robotic arm (6-way)* Burning laser system * The camera system (3 cameras)* Google glasses shielded tracking system * Drilling system* Depending on the drilling system, endoscopy snake camera * Hardware audio system* OSD system GPS and Satellite C...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 19:38:42 PDT
Raspberry Pi Smartphone Controlled Rc Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Smartphone-Controlled-Rc-Car/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:47:52 PDT
Make a Self-balancing Robot with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Self-balancing-Robot-with-Arduino-UNO/
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By: maker_studio

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:09:57 PDT
Cellphone operated Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-operated-Robot/
Cellphone operated Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/RPJE/FOD7QR9Q/FZNRPJEFOD7QR9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/RPJE/FOD7QR9Q/FZNRPJEFOD7QR9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/RPJE/FOD7QR9Q/FZNRPJEFOD7QR9Q.SMALL.jpg Nitin Sharma Conventionally, Wireless-controlled robots use rf circuits, which have the drawbacks of limited working range, limited frequency range and the limited control. Use of a mobile phone for robotic control can overcome these limitations. It provides the advantage of robust control, working range as larg...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2008 01:29:17 PST
[DIY] Spider Robot(Quad robot, Quadruped) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spider-RobotQuad-robot-Quadruped/
[DIY] Spider Robot(Quad robot, Quadruped) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/V7EK/IEFIAV40/FX6V7EKIEFIAV40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/V7EK/IEFIAV40/FX6V7EKIEFIAV40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/V7EK/IEFIAV40/FX6V7EKIEFIAV40.SMALL.jpg RegisHsu 2016-01-24 update:Open the PCB source file which is designed by EaglePCB, https://github.com/regishsu/SpiderRobot2015-10-11 upload the PCB layout image file.2015-10-04 update:Step 2: schematic pdf file - spider_2015-10-04-open-v2.pdfStep 10: picture 1.2015-11-19 update: Upload the Arduino sketch fil...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 08:24:57 PDT
How to make custom and strong tank tracks for very cheap. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-and-strong-tank-tracks-for-very/
How to make custom and strong tank tracks for very cheap. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IY64/H4AGL0Y7/FTBIY64H4AGL0Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IY64/H4AGL0Y7/FTBIY64H4AGL0Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IY64/H4AGL0Y7/FTBIY64H4AGL0Y7.SMALL.jpg amando96 Hi, after seeing PROTOS III on lmr I wanted a robot with big tank tracks even more than I already did, so I made some tank tracks, with slight modifications from calex63, they take some time, but are cheap and easy. This tutorial only covers the making of the tracks, a tutorial for the whole ta...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 17:59:15 PDT
How To Build A Racing Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Racing-Quadcopter/
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By: Constructed

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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:57:00 PDT
Make a Voice Controlled Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Control-Robot-in-7-Minutes/
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:48:10 PST
Controllable Robotic Hand with Flex Sensors & Servos http://www.instructables.com/id/Controllable-Robotic-Hand-with-Flex-Sensors-Servos/
Controllable Robotic Hand with Flex Sensors & Servos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/W89A/IE2NFR1P/FLSW89AIE2NFR1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/W89A/IE2NFR1P/FLSW89AIE2NFR1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/W89A/IE2NFR1P/FLSW89AIE2NFR1P.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran This Instructable will show you how to make a controllable robotic hand that is controlled using Arduino microcontroller and servo motors. The robotic hand will be directly moved using a hand glove. Before we begin I'd like to give credit to both ProfHankD (Hand model, rubber & fishing line connecti...
By: FABLAB Dhahran

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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 09:16:47 PDT
Maze Solving Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Maze-Solving-Robot/
Maze Solving Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TO64/GPLJ17KP/FOPTO64GPLJ17KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TO64/GPLJ17KP/FOPTO64GPLJ17KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TO64/GPLJ17KP/FOPTO64GPLJ17KP.SMALL.jpg patrickmccb Additional information at : http://patrickmccabemakes.com/hardware/Maze_Solvin...In this instructable I will be showing you how to build a maze solving robot. This is actually my 3rd attempt at making one. The first was a complete failure. The second was alright at finding the end of t...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 14:26:35 PDT
How To Make a Ball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Ball-Launcher/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:04:44 PDT
2-Wheel Self Balancing Robot by using Arduino and MPU6050 http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Wheel-Self-Balancing-Robot-by-using-Arduino-and-/
2-Wheel Self Balancing Robot by using Arduino and MPU6050 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2KFU/HPCLKNUG/FHD2KFUHPCLKNUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2KFU/HPCLKNUG/FHD2KFUHPCLKNUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2KFU/HPCLKNUG/FHD2KFUHPCLKNUG.SMALL.jpg Ufactory 2-Wheel Self Balancing Robot by using Arduino and MPU6050. Use Arduino as the controller and sensor MPU6050 to control the balance. Just add a simple Serial Bluetooth module and use a  Bluetooth Serial Controller APP for Android Phone to make the remote control. In the first version, the controlle...
By: Ufactory

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:36:47 PST