Instructables: exploring - robots - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 02:30:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Control a Furby with Arduino (or other microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Furby-with-Arduino-or-other-microcontrol/
Control a Furby with Arduino (or other microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/82RO/IBOWZ1R0/FWD82ROIBOWZ1R0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/82RO/IBOWZ1R0/FWD82ROIBOWZ1R0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/82RO/IBOWZ1R0/FWD82ROIBOWZ1R0.SMALL.jpg monkeywidget The Million Dollar Furby: We can rebuild him. We have the technology.Continued from the previous Instructable where we excised Furby's primitive brain , it's now time to replace it with something greater. This Instructable will detail how to install a new microcontroller in place of Furby's old bra...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:16:36 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-1-the-ROV/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:07:57 PDT
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-lowcost-humanoid-robot-made-from-PVC-wate/
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu this is my first humanoid robot who can talk, see,walk, dance and any else... the frame all of body is using a pvc thin water pipe material who has flated . this is how to flatted the water pipe pvc my Humanoid robot name is Lita, using Ez-Board from Ez-robotic you can easly to program moveme...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:17:16 PDT
Make your own 3D Printed Robot ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-3D-Printed-Robot-ARM/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:04:05 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-2/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:07:04 PDT
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/MCU-1-A-budget-conscious-Intel-Edison-MCU-based-Ro/
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SMALL.jpg maswani Small video showing obstacle avoidance and few button based commands via bluetooth. Summary This project will build a simple rover car which can be controlled by an android smart app using voice or button based commands remotely. The smart app connects to a bluetooth serial module on the rover c...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:11:22 PDT
Worm Robot - from a CDROM Drive Door Opening Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Worm-Bot-from-CDROM-Drive-door-opening-mechanism/
Worm Robot - from a CDROM Drive Door Opening Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a simple to make Worm robot from salvaged pieces of wood from a crate, and an old CDROM Drive door opening mechanism.To build the simple worm bot which mimics the crawling mechanism you'll need basic soldering skills.But if you don't know to solder, no worries ! check out the awesome guide o...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 20:42:15 PDT
T.A.P BOT (Touch Assist Player ) http://www.instructables.com/id/TAP-BOT-for-touch-screen-phones/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:50:11 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Controlled-Robot-Rover-With-Live-Str/
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SMALL.jpg Mahmoud Alaa WARNING: THIS INSTRUCTABLE CONTAINS A SUPER AWESOME CONTENT SO BE AWARE. Did you ever wanted to make super awesome robot or rover controlled wirelessly with your mobile device?! Did you ever wanted to make something look a like mars rover or something?!Did you ever wanted a spy robot?!If your answ...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:23:40 PDT
Power up a Toy Car -using CDROM Door opening Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-up-a-Toy-Car/
Power up a Toy Car -using CDROM Door opening Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/TXNX/IAAWLSIX/F5QTXNXIAAWLSIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/TXNX/IAAWLSIX/F5QTXNXIAAWLSIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/TXNX/IAAWLSIX/F5QTXNXIAAWLSIX.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Picture this, you have finally decide to upgrade to a new laptop and recycle your old desktop computer at home after about 8 long year of service and then it strikes you - Your broken CDROM drive/hard disk is a treasure chest for parts, specifically motors and gears !! Follow the instructable and le...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 11:35:08 PDT
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Autopilot/
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Here's how to build an autopilot which can steer an RC boat to waypoints! It's easy to build, based on the popular Arduino platform, and great for hobbyists who want some soldering practice! With this autopilot, an RC boat can go long distances without any human intervention, like an autonomous dron...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:44 PDT
Simple Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotic-Gripper/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:07:44 PDT
Intro to Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Robotics/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:52 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Soft Robot out of Hot Glue Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robot-out-of-Hot-Glue-Sticks/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 17:21:28 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Motion Activated Gun Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Gun-Turret/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:14:04 PDT
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mechanical-Beetle-V1/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:32:21 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Robot-Chassis-using-Actobotics/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:44 PDT
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Erbbie-Desktop-Smart-Garden/
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward Erbbie, pronounced Kirby with an "H", is a DIY desktop smart garden designed to give everyone a green thumb. Made from an up-cycled mason jar, plastic water bottle, acrylic and an Arudino, Erbbie is a great project for makers of any age and skill set. Designed to be built in less than 5 hours Erbbie...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:15:09 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
FPGA-powered Autonomous Search and Rescue Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-powered-Autonomous-Search-and-Rescue-Vehicles/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:37:40 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot (Servo Walking Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CF23/I8FR5YH6/F0ECF23I8FR5YH6.SMALL.jpg sidgupta Bipeds are really cool because they are by far the most recognizable kind of robot. Companies have spent decades and millions to make these things. I've been wanting to make a bipedal bot for sometime now but most of them need a lot of motors and are pretty expensive to make. I managed to make a sim...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
Musical Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg The first video is a demo of my first approach which gives a more versatile motion and the second video corresponds to the demo for the second approach. Go through both videos and there respective explanations in the last couple of steps. The idea for this project is inspired from various musical ro...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Pneumatic-Button-Pusher/
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/57Z5/I8BGFUKQ/FD257Z5I8BGFUKQ.SMALL.jpg MrTinkerer The head of electrical engineering came up to me and said we needed to torture test the buttons of a circuit board they designed. They needed round the clock button pressing for several days to test the endurance of mechanical switches, the button rubber pads, and the protective film that is adhered...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:09:58 PDT
6WD robot with aluminum chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/6WD-robot-with-aluminum-chassis/
6WD robot with aluminum chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SMALL.jpg vmmv The aim of this instructable is to build a basic, little and mobil robot, simple but resistant, able to move easily through many surfaces with precision.After many experiences, I'm in a point where I think I have achieved great results and that's why I'm posting this instructable. The robot is a res...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:03:20 PDT
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Arduino-Powered-Pet-Feeder/
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SMALL.jpg dodgey99 This is my automatic pet feeder. Powered by arduino, using a 3D printed auger, and programmable with two feeding times with a user set quantity of food, with a battery backed up internal clock.My cats drive me nuts in the morning begging for food so I decided it was time to robotize feeding timeI go...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:36:36 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
Stair Climbing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Q5UE/I85QVACQ/FLNQ5UEI85QVACQ.SMALL.jpg TeamJaeger In this instructable I will show you how to make a very basic stair climbing robot. This is Stair Bear which we (my kids and I ... ok this one was mostly me) built for the ServoCity + Actobotics Stair Climber Challenge. As it turns out we won 1st place! Check out our videos to see it in action. Ma...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
Robot Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Foam-Cutter/
Robot Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SMALL.jpg jgschmidt In the course of making stuff for myself and my customers, I frequently perform tedious tasks that could be automated. One of these is cutting foam sheets from a large roll. In the picture you see the roll of foam I start with and the desired end result, which is a stack of 12" by 71/4" pieces of fo...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 06:24:11 PDT
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Talking-Robot-Platform-or-a-Simple-T/
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/WJ2V/I84B7XEY/FAWWJ2VI84B7XEY.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This is a buldozer, tank, robot, digger toy or a serious robot platform and maybe some other things. I mean it is a bit modular. I will try to expain the modularity step by step below :DThe electronics & code I've provided makes it run, remote controlled by pc via bluetooth link and yes it talks. It...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:33:33 PDT
Haptic Robotic Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Robotic-Finger/
Haptic Robotic Finger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/CC3W/I88LM7H5/F26CC3WI88LM7H5.SMALL.jpg praveenm3 It Is Easy To Do ....This instructable will go step by step and teach you how to make it. This step usually comes at the end but I think its better to start with it. Lets dive in! Materials: -Raspberry Pi (http://www.ebay.in/itm/like/191327811855?aff_source=Sok-Goog)-Aluminium Rod (Required Machines...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:52:43 PDT
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Drawing-Robot/
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/6BTN/I7MXYSQN/FPY6BTNI7MXYSQN.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise Is the process of drawing circuits with conductive ink pens too closely related to manual labor for you?Or do you just want to see a cool thing happen?This may be the solution for you. At one of our hackerspace's February Build Nights w/ Circuit Scribe, we decided to load up an SVG version of a Circ...
By: smalltortoise

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:38:17 PDT
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Bug-bluetooth-dancing-robot/
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SMALL.jpg GodsTale Social bug is simple bluetooth robot which dances if there's a new notification on your phone. Facebook, Twitter and any kind of Android apps can be used to dance this bug.To make this tiny bug you don't need many parts. BLE module, small vibration motor and power source like coin battery are suffic...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:54 PDT
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Using-555-Timer-IC/
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SMALL.jpg chienline I am living in a small town, 60 miles away from province capital city. It is impossible for me to get a motor driver to start a robot or RC project. Even if I wanted to build my own motor driver, it is hard to find the chips such as L298 Dual H-Bridge. What about online shop? In many cases, the ship...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:22:35 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
meArm with joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/meArm-with-joystick/
meArm with joystick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/KBBP/HZDYO318/F06KBBPHZDYO318.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/KBBP/HZDYO318/F06KBBPHZDYO318.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/KBBP/HZDYO318/F06KBBPHZDYO318.SMALL.jpg ted99tw This project is derived from Phenoptix's Pocket Sized Robot Arm. 此專案源自於此,但我加上搖桿和教程,希望對大家有幫助。30 software lessons (C/S4A/Ardublock) 。30餘堂軟體課程在此 (C/S4A/Ardublock)。若要洗搖桿擴展板,有附Eagle原始檔,若要自行雷切,請下載附件PDF,選擇 3mm A4尺寸壓克力板即可。本 DIY 也附 PDF 組裝手冊。 清點套件 部份部件有少許備品,例如:螺絲。(1)壓克力一套(其中直徑一公分圓圈只需1顆)(2)螺絲(直徑為公制 3mm)(1) ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:40:26 PDT
MURVV - The Mobile Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/MURVV-The-Mobile-Robot/
MURVV - The Mobile Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc For this project we want to use a PhidgetsSBC as a functional brain for a mobile collection of Phidgets sensors and controllers in the form of a wheeled robot. To make things simple we should have independent control of each wheel, this means we do not need any differentials or complex mechanics to ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:39:56 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/BristleBot-Swarm/
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/GE9K/I6EXFD5E/FBBGE9KI6EXFD5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/GE9K/I6EXFD5E/FBBGE9KI6EXFD5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/GE9K/I6EXFD5E/FBBGE9KI6EXFD5E.SMALL.jpg cmuhleman A growing branch of robotics research is the study of swarm organization, emergent behavior and artificial intelligence through the use of autonomous robotic agents. In this Instructable, I'm going to walk you through a one week project that I created as part of my Masters Architecture studies at ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:54:49 PST
DIY Planetary Gearbox for Nema17 Stepper motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Planetary-Gearbox-for-Nema17-Stepper-motor/
DIY Planetary Gearbox for Nema17 Stepper motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4I2R/I6EXFRZS/FS64I2RI6EXFRZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4I2R/I6EXFRZS/FS64I2RI6EXFRZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4I2R/I6EXFRZS/FS64I2RI6EXFRZS.SMALL.jpg janth I wanted to build a small and light gearbox for a stepper motor (used as excuse: for building a light extruder for a 3D printer - didn't trust the bowden setup, and the scavenged driver might not have enough torque for a direct drive - real cause: playing around with the lasercutter :-)I decided to ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:49:55 PST
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Titan-30kg-Combat-Robot-under-100/
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Combat Robotics has always and forever long been a great passion of mine. From childhood i wanted to build a rather large sized combat robot myself but due to lack of skill and funds was unable to do so. Recently i decided that it was time and I undertook a challenge to build a 30 Kg combat robot wi...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:09:28 PST
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-us-build-a-handmade-Hexapod-robot/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:11:16 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan We’re working on a project where we explore robotic body language as a way to augment/replace purely digital communication protocols. For this, we need to move a cellphone with as many degrees of freedom as possible. A robot arm would have been a good option, but for aesthetic reasons, we don’t want...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
Solar WobbleBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-WobbleBot/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:05 PST
CleanBOT- Your DIY floor cleaning robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CleanBOT/
CleanBOT- Your DIY floor cleaning robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SMALL.jpg MosfetN The CleanBOT ( Remote Controlled Autonomous Floor Cleaning Robot) is designed to clean floor in two different ways: with vacuum or active mop. It has auto mode but you can also control it manually by using bluetooth connection and android app.Most parts of the robot are made from electronics garbage...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:21:12 PST
DIY Laptop Controlled Robot v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Controlled-Robot/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:44:22 PST