Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:13:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
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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/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
Printer from a CD reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-from-a-CD-reader/
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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/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:27 PDT
Simple LED Indicator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Indicator-Cover/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:54 PDT
RC Nintendo GameCube Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Nintendo-GameCube-Robot/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:54:49 PDT
RC Minecraft Creeper Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Minecraft-Creeper-Robot/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Arduino Mechanotronic Human Pain Reflex http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mechanotronic-Human-Pain-Reflex/
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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/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:43:34 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
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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/
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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...
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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...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:51:10 PDT
3D Printed Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:56:30 PDT
2pi Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/2pi-Line-Follower/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:08:06 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Robot Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Racer/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2009 01:12:18 PDT
Robot for the Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-for-the-Office/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 06:00:44 PDT
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-PanTilt-Robot/
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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/
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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...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 11:22:27 PDT
DIY printable slew bearing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-printable-slew-bearing/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 18:01:11 PDT
Robotic Hand controlled by Gesture with Arduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Hand-controlled-by-Gesture-with-Arduino-Le/
Robotic Hand controlled by Gesture with Arduino + Leap Motion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NZ8P/HUIML46B/FUMNZ8PHUIML46B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NZ8P/HUIML46B/FUMNZ8PHUIML46B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NZ8P/HUIML46B/FUMNZ8PHUIML46B.SMALL.jpg acali Hello everyone, As promised I have made a full step by step instruction for my university final project! First of all: sorry for my bad english! If something isn't clear, please leave a comment. The hand is controlled by Leap Motion + Arduino Uno (Standard Firmata, Nodejs & Johnny Five) + Se...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:12:16 PDT
MeArm - Build a Small Hackable Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/MeArm-Build-a-Small-Hackable-Robot-Arm/
MeArm - Build a Small Hackable Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/DQOF/HUMRV28I/FORDQOFHUMRV28I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/DQOF/HUMRV28I/FORDQOFHUMRV28I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/DQOF/HUMRV28I/FORDQOFHUMRV28I.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The MeArm is a small "Hackable" Robot Arm. It's an Open Source project by Benjamin Gray and Jack Howard. We set out to build a very low cost and fun to use Robot Arm. Our design brief was to keep the parts count to a small number of cheap parts. 4 hobby servos 3mm Machine Screws (M3 Fixi...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:36:07 PDT
3d Print An Artificial Muscle Robot Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-An-Artificial-Muscle-Robot-Hand/
3d Print An Artificial Muscle Robot Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/WJFK/HUDMWDV0/FTJWJFKHUDMWDV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/WJFK/HUDMWDV0/FTJWJFKHUDMWDV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/WJFK/HUDMWDV0/FTJWJFKHUDMWDV0.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here is an artificial muscle robot hand that could eventually be used as a prosthetic replacement for a human hand. The "bones" are 3d printed in PLA and the silicone rubber artificial muscles and skin were cast in 3d printed molds. While most makers are not likely to want do duplicate this hand, s...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:38:20 PDT
DIY Universal Robot Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Universal-Robot-Gripper/
DIY Universal Robot Gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/OFMO/HTTMZZOO/FE5OFMOHTTMZZOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/OFMO/HTTMZZOO/FE5OFMOHTTMZZOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/OFMO/HTTMZZOO/FE5OFMOHTTMZZOO.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos   There are a lot of different kinds of robot grippers (end effectors). The most common strategy when designing a robot hand is to try to replicate the human hand. However, in 2010 researchers at Cornell University and University of Chicago developed a unique approach. They created an amorphou...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:19:06 PDT
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/7O09/HTS5ATRJ/F1V7O09HTS5ATRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/7O09/HTS5ATRJ/F1V7O09HTS5ATRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/7O09/HTS5ATRJ/F1V7O09HTS5ATRJ.SMALL.jpg Ghild.Zero Hi Everyone, Let me introduce my Friend, MBR-L109R # 12 Servos # Body made from Acrilic # 5 Ultrasonics range finder # Arduino Mega as Controller # 3300 mAh Li-po power source # UBEC 5A as Power supply for servos My First Hexapod That is my MBR-L109Yess !!!"R" at MBR-L109R standi...
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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/
Giving sight to your Lynxmotion AL5C - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/IWF4/HTOUEIHP/FW1IWF4HTOUEIHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/IWF4/HTOUEIHP/FW1IWF4HTOUEIHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/IWF4/HTOUEIHP/FW1IWF4HTOUEIHP.SMALL.jpg remyzerems You have a Lynxmotion AL5C or AL5B or whatever AL5 model, but now you played moving the arm up and down, left and right, you're tired of it and want some new stuff to do with it ? What about adding stereo vision to the robot arm ? Well more seriously, I wanted to experiment some algorithms of stere...
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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 a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some major upgrades ever since. The following are the robot's features :- 1.He's wirelessly controlled using 433MHz Tx/Rx modules. 2.He has the capability to sense a...
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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/
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SJ17/HTN0V2IV/F95SJ17HTN0V2IV.SMALL.jpg antpgomes Hi everyone This week our students from Computing in the Creative Arts had a public exhibit of their term projects. This project is close to my heart as I worked closely with this particular group of students who despite having very little technical background were deeply passionate about creati...
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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/
Dextrus v1.1 Robotic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/NE3K/HTLE9880/F0QNE3KHTLE9880.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/NE3K/HTLE9880/F0QNE3KHTLE9880.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/NE3K/HTLE9880/F0QNE3KHTLE9880.SMALL.jpg openhandproject This is an instructable to show how to make version 1.1 of the Dextrus robotic hand from the Open Hand Project. It assumes you have access to a 3D printer and have printed the parts according to the instructions on thingiverse and have purchased all of the parts in the bill of materials included in ...
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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/
Air-Powered Soft Robots with LEGOs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/HZTJ/HTEF7LM2/F0IHZTJHTEF7LM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/HZTJ/HTEF7LM2/F0IHZTJHTEF7LM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/HZTJ/HTEF7LM2/F0IHZTJHTEF7LM2.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio This project is a follow-up to my Air-Powered Soft Robotic Gripper project, based on research by the Whitesides Group at Harvard University. I've gotten a lot of positive feedback on that project, but one repeated question - "What if I don't have a 3D printer?" While 3D printers are continually gett...
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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/
ArduMower Do it yourself robotic mower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/LVO1/HLIDBZ4K/FN4LVO1HLIDBZ4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/LVO1/HLIDBZ4K/FN4LVO1HLIDBZ4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/LVO1/HLIDBZ4K/FN4LVO1HLIDBZ4K.SMALL.jpg ArduMower Everyone knows them, some already have one: a robotic mower! You can purchase them, sometimes they are ‘intelligent’, sometimes they are simply silly. Very often, they are missing an important piece: adding your own ideas to the robot’s ‘brain’. That’s the idea of this project (’Ardumower’): Making ...
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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/
Mini line tracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FW9D/HSJAPV6E/FUUFW9DHSJAPV6E.SMALL.jpg pinomelean This is the story of how i made my first robot, and the instructions to build one yourself. It's a simple line tracer, controlled by two op-amps. No microcontroller, no programming... simple analog circuitry. I tried to make it as small as possible, using SMD components and tiny motors. I'm...
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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/
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Let's build a Bluetooth/ WiFi controlled FPV Drone! RoverBot is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starter project for hobbyists! The bot is very fast and agile, not to mention of it carrying two "29,000 rpm" motors! It can surely outr...
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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/
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SMALL.jpg wyw0424 Project Introduction: I am using Makeblock stuff to make a three wheels drive vehicle. I think this 3WD vehicle can be used as your robot chassis. It is very straight forward and you can easily pick it up from the insturction illustrated in my pictures. Let me show you what I have done. You can wri...
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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-/
Arduino Self-Balance Controller using DIGITAL IMU, at last! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn What is it? DIY Segway/balance controller with modern DIGITAL IMU sensor. Software for an Arduino that allows it to read position data from one of the newer DIGITAL accelerometer/gyroscope units, processes the data using Kalman Filtering (the really clever one) and then sends control signals to a m...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:58:05 PST
Robot Beetle Ringo http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetle-Ringo/
Robot Beetle Ringo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/TW8J/HS18C8C6/F5FTW8JHS18C8C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/TW8J/HS18C8C6/F5FTW8JHS18C8C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/TW8J/HS18C8C6/F5FTW8JHS18C8C6.SMALL.jpg DmitryDzz I want to introduce Beetle Ringo. That’s a six-legged robot controlled by any IR remote (some TV remote e.g.) you can find around. It is a small and easy weekend Arduino project with big ambitions: on the one hand you don't need any complicated parts or smart skills to make it and on the other...
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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/
Quad Track Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/AUJ2/HRI98FC6/F7KAUJ2HRI98FC6.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 This build started when I needed to run some wires in the ceiling of my finished basement and had no way of getting in there. So I figured I would just build a robot that could pull the wires for me. And I'm sure I could find other uses for it later. I salvaged parts from an old RC vehicle that ha...
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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/
How to Control a Motor Through a Serial Port Without a Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SMALL.jpg ehill14 You don’t need an Arduino, PIC or any other microcontroller to make a robot. It’s possible to connect your project directly to a computer through a usb port, using a serial-usb adapter (or directly through a serial port if your computer has one). This will let you attach wheels to your laptop and dr...
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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/
Autonomous drone that you already have in your pocket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Z7KQ/HHJO5352/F16Z7KQHHJO5352.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Z7KQ/HHJO5352/F16Z7KQHHJO5352.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Z7KQ/HHJO5352/F16Z7KQHHJO5352.SMALL.jpg prubeŇ° In this tutorial i want to learn you something, maybe change your mind. And make autonomous drones available for everyone. Simple question is: What do you need to make your drone autonomous? . Answer: - GPS - Accelerometer - Gyroscope - Telemetry wireless system - Camera - Some better micro process...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 07:12:27 PDT