Instructables: exploring - robots http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:55:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Agrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/AG-ROBOT/
Agrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LQFI/HZB3LL3I/FTZLQFIHZB3LL3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LQFI/HZB3LL3I/FTZLQFIHZB3LL3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LQFI/HZB3LL3I/FTZLQFIHZB3LL3I.SMALL.jpg thirumurugan.ajith AG robot means Agricultural uses of Robot. It makes plough method seed drilling and sowing process. It is controlled by TV remote mobile and computer control. It is used in nurseries and indoor garden.For farmers when rainy season they could not able to work for that i'll made this Robot.It has wire...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:27:49 PDT
Plastic handling to make DIY robotic parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-handling-to-make-DIY-robotic-parts/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:15:21 PDT
How to easily turn a robotic arm into a First Person View robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-turn-a-robotic-arm-into-a-First-Pers/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:30:12 PDT
simplest robots http://www.instructables.com/id/simplest-robots/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FV0/MV38/HZ6T685Y/FV0MV38HZ6T685Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FV0/MV38/HZ6T685Y/FV0MV38HZ6T685Y.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FV0/MV38/HZ6T685Y/FV0MV38HZ6T685Y.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Here are some of the easiest beginner robot projects on the whole site.If you are a beginner this stuff is great help into the world of robotics. simplest bot It requires just a box and a few motors. An easy beginner project. Simple Bots: Rolly An easy vibrobot. Just donot play with that ball...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:15:57 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/
Simple LED Indicator Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 I am in the current process of creating a robot with a the need for several indicator lights. At first I simply had a label with a LED over it to tell me if a particular system was enabled. The issue that arose was my LED's project light and were a bit blinding to look into, not to mention they cast...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:54 PDT
DIY Rechargeable Bristle Bot made of Tooth Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rechargeable-Bristle-Bot-made-of-Tooth-Brush/
DIY Rechargeable Bristle Bot made of Tooth Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/O9PE/HZ5DRN16/FVKO9PEHZ5DRN16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/O9PE/HZ5DRN16/FVKO9PEHZ5DRN16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/O9PE/HZ5DRN16/FVKO9PEHZ5DRN16.SMALL.jpg Rahib172 Parts that I used: Cell phone Vibration motor, Tootbrush Head, rechargeable Battery (got from my old Bluetooth Headset), some resistors, and hot glue.. That's it :) try to make one for yourself and show me your work..
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:27:12 PDT
Bluetooth RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Car-1/
Bluetooth RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Mon fils possède depuis pas mal de temps une voiture télécommandée (qui a coûté 10 euros) dont il a cassé la télécommande 27Mhz. D'autre part, il se trouve que j'ai fait l'acquisition il y a quelques années d'un ancien boitier de télécommande Playstation complet. Ce projet m'a donc permis d'assemble...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:52:48 PDT
How to Make Your Own Robot Cheetah http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Robot-Cheetah/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:38:50 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
Home Made Mecanum Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Mecanum-Wheels/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 05:46:24 PDT
Power Distribution for a Multirotor http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Distribution-for-a-Multirotor/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 03:41:05 PDT
How to fix your gensace power battery in GAUI X3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-gensace-power-battery-in-GAUI-X3/
How to fix your gensace power battery in GAUI X3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/0QTL/HYJ87P4M/F7C0QTLHYJ87P4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/0QTL/HYJ87P4M/F7C0QTLHYJ87P4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/0QTL/HYJ87P4M/F7C0QTLHYJ87P4M.SMALL.jpg gensdaniel Some of my friends told me that their have a helicopter crashed due to the battery unfixed, so I’d like to share a practical way to fix your Gens ace power battery in GAUI X3, same as uavs battery ,maybe it’s a very simple problem, but almost all the players or freshman will meet it and don’t know h...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 00:50:31 PDT
Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Robot-12/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:52:50 PDT
DIY Servo Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Motor/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:41:44 PDT
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeblock-Crane-Machine/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 05:15:05 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
wireless monitor tank robot based on raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/wireless-monitor-tank-robot-based-on-raspberry-pi/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:23:53 PDT
Best of Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-of-Robotics/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPJ/9T63/HYC6I20Q/FPJ9T63HYC6I20Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPJ/9T63/HYC6I20Q/FPJ9T63HYC6I20Q.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPJ/9T63/HYC6I20Q/FPJ9T63HYC6I20Q.SMALL.jpg British Badger How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot 3D Printed Walking Robot 2pi Line Follower DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] Jeff-A cheap and simple Ic robot
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 02:35:36 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
DIY RC Hovercraft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Controlled-Hovercraft-1/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:28:33 PDT
Self Balancing Robot with LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Robot-with-LCD/
Self Balancing Robot with LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/Z2GU/HY7TC3JD/FEXZ2GUHY7TC3JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/Z2GU/HY7TC3JD/FEXZ2GUHY7TC3JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/Z2GU/HY7TC3JD/FEXZ2GUHY7TC3JD.SMALL.jpg ferasf The modified version of my mpu6050 balancing robot more stable with LCD and example of connect 2 i2c on the same pinvideo 1video 2 Step 1 : ◾L298N dual motor driver breakout board ◾L298N dual motor driver breakout board12 V BATTARY 9 V BATTARY geared DC motors x 2The robot is made out of lego•Mo...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:07:18 PDT
How to make a Delta Robot by Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-Delta-Robot/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:57:05 PDT
mechanical spider http://www.instructables.com/id/mechanical-spider/
mechanical spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/QOAN/HY7T3ICY/F6KQOANHY7T3ICY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/QOAN/HY7T3ICY/F6KQOANHY7T3ICY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/QOAN/HY7T3ICY/F6KQOANHY7T3ICY.SMALL.jpg uttam.talaviya It would be difficult to compete with theefficiency of a wheel on smooth hard surfaces but as condition increases rolling friction, this linkage becomes more viable and wheels of similar size cannot handle obstacles that this linkage is capable of. Toys could be developed that would fit in the palm ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:11:19 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Sending Sensor Data Wirelessly http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Sending-Sensor-Data-Wi/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Sending Sensor Data Wirelessly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/CDT2/HY7T2XW6/FCYCDT2HY7T2XW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/CDT2/HY7T2XW6/FCYCDT2HY7T2XW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/CDT2/HY7T2XW6/FCYCDT2HY7T2XW6.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 In this Instructable we are going to take what we learned in “Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Wireless Connectivity” and “Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Capturing Sensor Data” and combine this data to capture sensor data in real time and send this data to a program running on our computer wirelessly....
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:36:33 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Wireless Connectivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Wireless-Connectivity/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:56:15 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Driver board Familiarization http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Driver-board-Familiari/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Driver board Familiarization - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q7XL/HY5Y3KEN/FIJQ7XLHY5Y3KEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q7XL/HY5Y3KEN/FIJQ7XLHY5Y3KEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q7XL/HY5Y3KEN/FIJQ7XLHY5Y3KEN.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 In this blog post we will take a look at the driver board that comes with the Make:it Robotics Starter Kit. There is no documentation that comes with the Start kit concerning the Driver board other than the schematic.Unless you have some experience reading schematics the task of understanding what i...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:39:44 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Analyzing LineFollowing.ino Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Analyzing-LineFollowin-1/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Analyzing LineFollowing.ino Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/VZKJ/HY5Y3CJ2/F25VZKJHY5Y3CJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/VZKJ/HY5Y3CJ2/F25VZKJHY5Y3CJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/VZKJ/HY5Y3CJ2/F25VZKJHY5Y3CJ2.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 In the last Instructable we started analyzing the bitwise operations in the lineFollow.ino sketch. We looked how the sensor readings are interpreted to make the robot go forward.In this tutorial we are going to continue our analysis in looking how the lineFollow.ino program interprets when the black...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:17:12 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Analyzing LineFollowing.ino Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Analyzing-LineFollowin/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Analyzing LineFollowing.ino Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/IMP8/HY3ZAJZF/FU9IMP8HY3ZAJZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/IMP8/HY3ZAJZF/FU9IMP8HY3ZAJZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/IMP8/HY3ZAJZF/FU9IMP8HY3ZAJZF.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 In our last blog post we captured some sensor data from the three different positions that our robot can encounter when following the black line, (left sensor black, left sensor/right sensor white, right sensor black).In this blog post we are going to take that sensor data and run it thorough our re...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:28:14 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit Capturing Sensor Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Capturing-Sensor-Data/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit Capturing Sensor Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/P73T/HY3Z99KS/FCFP73THY3Z99KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/P73T/HY3Z99KS/FCFP73THY3Z99KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/P73T/HY3Z99KS/FCFP73THY3Z99KS.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 Last Instructable we discussed a bit about what the linefollow.ino program is doing. I presented a Python script that will allow us to analyze the bitwise if statements to see how the value that the read_Optical() method returns gets converted to the values of 0, 1, 2 or 3.Now we are going to put al...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:56:59 PDT
How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-object-following-robot-the-stalkerb/
How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HARX/HY12EFY5/FJUHARXHY12EFY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HARX/HY12EFY5/FJUHARXHY12EFY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HARX/HY12EFY5/FJUHARXHY12EFY5.SMALL.jpg mindminus IntroSpeaking of mobile platforms, you might come up with ideas such as line tracking, obstacle avoidance, anti-dropping, environment monitoring, etc. But what I am making today, is a robot that follows an object, relentlessly. I call it the stalkerbot, and it is a lot of fun making this robot.The ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:42:37 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Understanding Bitwise Math http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Understanding-Bitwise-/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - Understanding Bitwise Math - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/EK9R/HY0864ZQ/F13EK9RHY0864ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/EK9R/HY0864ZQ/F13EK9RHY0864ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/EK9R/HY0864ZQ/F13EK9RHY0864ZQ.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 This blog post is a continuation on my tinkering with the Make:it Robotics Kit. Hopefully I can pass on some of the information that I have learned so it will make it easier for others to get up to speed on working with the Robotics Kit.After building the line following robot, the manual had a link ...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:13:24 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/APA8/HXZN8DG9/FL7APA8HXZN8DG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/APA8/HXZN8DG9/FL7APA8HXZN8DG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/APA8/HXZN8DG9/FL7APA8HXZN8DG9.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 I finely got some spare time to start working on C/C++ embedded systems and robots. So in browsing around at Radio Shack I stumbled upon the Make:it Robotics Starter Kit. Apparently a joint collaboration between Radio Shack and the folks at Maker Media, Inc. The same people who bring you Make: Magaz...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:14:47 PDT
Android Zombiebot http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Zombiebot/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:26:07 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 3: Boardbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-3-Boardbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 3: Boardbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/CJ3I/HXXHITSH/FL4CJ3IHXXHITSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/CJ3I/HXXHITSH/FL4CJ3IHXXHITSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/CJ3I/HXXHITSH/FL4CJ3IHXXHITSH.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Hello again to all those who have been following me so far, and hello to everyone who hasn't read any of my previous Instructables too! This is my third and final Instructable in this series I've been doing all about cheap cardboard chassis for simple robots.As many of you may have sussed already, I...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:38:27 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 2: Bugbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-2-Bugbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 2: Bugbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/QDI5/HXXFU1GL/FCEQDI5HXXFU1GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/QDI5/HXXFU1GL/FCEQDI5HXXFU1GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/QDI5/HXXFU1GL/FCEQDI5HXXFU1GL.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Following hot on the tail of my previous Instructable for Boxbot, I've got another cardboard robot chassis for you that I've named Bugbot!Welcome back to everybody who read my previous Instructables, and howdy to those of you who are stumbling upon this for the first time! This is the third Instruct...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:41:56 PDT
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Intelligent-Car-Robot-based-on-Smart-Arduino/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:25:11 PDT
simple car (no chassis) http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-car-no-chassis/
simple car (no chassis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PH5I/HXT28BOR/FIXPH5IHXT28BOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PH5I/HXT28BOR/FIXPH5IHXT28BOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PH5I/HXT28BOR/FIXPH5IHXT28BOR.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Here is the simplest possible no chassis bot. As i did not have any cardboard at home i tried out something that worked out miracles. Try this out i made mine in about 10 minutes you need not solder (well i did not). Get the stuff 2x motor (Bo series 2) 150-300 rpmcrocodile clips2x wheelstape.Now...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:09:18 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Boxbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Previously I made an Instructable on cheap motors and wheels for robots, but wheels alone don't make a robot. If you want your robot to cruise in style, it's going to need a sturdy and stylish body.It's easy to make something rough but functional, but in my experience taking the time to make somethi...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:43:34 PDT
Control a powerful DC motor with LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-powerful-DC-motor-with-LabVIEW/
Control a powerful DC motor with LabVIEW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SMALL.jpg vmihai3 This article will show you how to control a DC motor power, using an H-bridge made with complementary MOSFET. Avatanjele to the use of bipolar transistors MOSFET is that they have lower conduction losses than bipolar. Orders are given by an ATMEGA328 microcontroller which receives serial data via bl...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:50:47 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Electronic Sprayer Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Sprayer-Prototype/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:38:56 PDT
Solar Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rover/
Solar Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SMALL.jpg Wachira Ndaiga IntroductionThe idea behind the Solar Rover was to design a rover that could be solar powered and on top of that, automatically move towards the area of greatest illumination. To enable this, I employed the use of LDRs to detect variations in illumination, send feedback to the microcontroller used a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:54:29 PDT
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks When I was little, and just getting started out with robotics, I had very little in the way of funds or patience for ordering robot kits online. Back then the selection was more limited than today and pretty much all the robotics kits were built for Windows users, which my family and I very much wer...
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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
beginner autonomous robot (partially) http://www.instructables.com/id/beginner-autonomous-robot-partially/
beginner autonomous robot (partially) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/IUEQ/HXLD61ID/F55IUEQHXLD61ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/IUEQ/HXLD61ID/F55IUEQHXLD61ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/IUEQ/HXLD61ID/F55IUEQHXLD61ID.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 All of the partially no programming robot's i saw required spdt switches that can get easily activated, but i did not have that luxury.So I made a simple and easy to make partially autonomous robot. Go get the stuff 2x Bo motors about 150 rpm.(the fit and provide a good power to weight ratio).2...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:40:10 PDT
3D Printed Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot/
3D Printed Walking Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ORWB/HXG6TXV2/FY8ORWBHXG6TXV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ORWB/HXG6TXV2/FY8ORWBHXG6TXV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/ORWB/HXG6TXV2/FY8ORWBHXG6TXV2.SMALL.jpg crashbot This 3D Printed Walking Robot is just the thing to keep watch over your desktop. I tried to keep it as simple as possible with a minimum of parts. If you have any questions on the build, just ask.Enjoy! What you'll need:1 Tamiya 3-Speed Crank Axle Gearbox Pololu Robotics and Electronics. You also ...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:56:30 PDT