Instructables: exploring - robots http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 21:14:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Robotic Button Masher Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Button-Masher-Clock/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:21:46 PDT
Continuos rotation RC servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuos-rotation-RC-servo/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:29:46 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
Bumbley - The little servo robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumbley-The-little-servo-robot/
Bumbley - The little servo robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SMALL.jpg jscottb Meet Bumbley, a little lost bot from the planet Teekmar'd - a small world that orbits Wolf 359. Bumbley likes to find good hiding places and avoid human contact at all cost! He can only see in infrared, so needs your help. So please help him find a good hiding place!!! :-)Bumbley is a servo driven ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:22:48 PDT
Kinect-Based Mimicry Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinect-Based-Mimicry-Robot/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 01:45:53 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
INFRA RED CONTROLLED ROBOT USING AVR (ATMEGA32) MICROCONTROLER http://www.instructables.com/id/INFRA-RED-CONTROLLED-ROBOT-USING-AVR-ATMEGA32-MICR/
INFRA RED CONTROLLED ROBOT USING AVR (ATMEGA32) MICROCONTROLER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/XPHR/I9UE9RCF/FZ2XPHRI9UE9RCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/XPHR/I9UE9RCF/FZ2XPHRI9UE9RCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/XPHR/I9UE9RCF/FZ2XPHRI9UE9RCF.SMALL.jpg rnarayan The present PROJECT describes a design and implementation of an infrared (IR) remote controlled RoboCar which can be used for various automated unmanned control applications. I have designed remote controlled RoboCar(left-right/front-back motion). The entire system is based on microcontroller (Atmeg...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 15:22:23 PDT
Speed wagon (drifting robot ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-wagon-drifting-robot-/
Speed wagon (drifting robot ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SMALL.jpg mrcr Insert video of the final productThis robot is designed around the concept of drifting. It's a fun project if you're bored and want to make something similar to an RC car. This robot was built using VEX Robotics parts , although any pieces of aluminum or any material will work, and RobotC programmi...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:52:42 PDT
40cm/second NXT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/40cmsecond-NXT-Robot/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:11:58 PDT
Intel Edison/Seeed/Nexus 3WD OmniRover http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-EdisonSeeedNexus-3WD-OmniRover/
Intel Edison/Seeed/Nexus 3WD OmniRover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/EJZH/I9Q81AT7/FCPEJZHI9Q81AT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/EJZH/I9Q81AT7/FCPEJZHI9Q81AT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/EJZH/I9Q81AT7/FCPEJZHI9Q81AT7.SMALL.jpg MichaelM54 Lately I have been working on a simple, hackathon-friendly kit for mobile robotics based on the Intel Edison module. My goals are a robot capable of autonomous navigation and omnidirectional movement for less than $250, all included (the processor and battery as well as all the mechanics and electr...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 04:25:46 PDT
Electronic Dog (laser following robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Dog-laser-following-robot/
Electronic Dog (laser following robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/SJ74/I9Q9ICQ3/FZLSJ74I9Q9ICQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/SJ74/I9Q9ICQ3/FZLSJ74I9Q9ICQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/SJ74/I9Q9ICQ3/FZLSJ74I9Q9ICQ3.SMALL.jpg FerrelA This instructable provides information on how to construct a laser guided car. Like a dog or a cat, this little car will follow a laser around the room. With this more controlled companion, you can retrieve something on the other side of the room (as long as someone else is willing to place that som...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 22:31:15 PDT
Build a Simple Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Simple-Robot/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 11:22:42 PDT
First-person view Roomba driving http://www.instructables.com/id/First-person-view-Roomba-driving/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 14:21:02 PDT
Six-Axis Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-Axis-Stewart-Platform/
Six-Axis Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/BD41/I9JR9U4I/FZTBD41I9JR9U4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/BD41/I9JR9U4I/FZTBD41I9JR9U4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/BD41/I9JR9U4I/FZTBD41I9JR9U4I.SMALL.jpg nmpajerski Overview:What follows is part 1 of 2 for the build of a 6-Axis hexpod robot inspired by the work of D. Stewart, and implemented to be built by off the shelf parts and controlled via Arduino. This first instructable includes the design files for rapid prototyping (via laser cutting and 3D printing), ...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 19:31:25 PDT
Hexapod shoe with hot glue stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexapod-shoe-with-hot-glue-stick/
Hexapod shoe with hot glue stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/OLPS/I9GWIIL2/F3YOLPSI9GWIIL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/OLPS/I9GWIIL2/F3YOLPSI9GWIIL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/OLPS/I9GWIIL2/F3YOLPSI9GWIIL2.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty Currently I am working on hexapod. I have to use shoes for the hexapod legs. I tried with some other material but it was skiddy. Now I made shoes with hot glue stick and are working well without skidding. Parts and tools needed Hot glue stick.Ruler.Knife.Hand drill. Cutting the glue stick Cu...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 02:33:40 PDT
Android App controlled ATR (all terrrain racer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-App-controlled-ATR-all-terrrain-racer/
Android App controlled ATR (all terrrain racer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/LVCX/I9JR4YMH/FFPLVCXI9JR4YMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/LVCX/I9JR4YMH/FFPLVCXI9JR4YMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/LVCX/I9JR4YMH/FFPLVCXI9JR4YMH.SMALL.jpg RoboCoder The Bluetooth Controlled All Terrain Racer (BCATR) is a smooth blend of intelligence and ruggedness.It is a 4 wheel drive powered by a pair of 12v 2200 mAh Li-Po batteries. 4 High Torque DC Motors give it a top speed of 900 RPM and 12 Kg/cm torque. The IR7843 MOSFET based dual DC motor driver can ha...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 02:32:16 PDT
Coding Randomness http://www.instructables.com/id/Coding-Randomness/
Coding Randomness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/DYYC/I9ISWHWV/F8WDYYCI9ISWHWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/DYYC/I9ISWHWV/F8WDYYCI9ISWHWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/DYYC/I9ISWHWV/F8WDYYCI9ISWHWV.SMALL.jpg pvowell One of the things that I find interesting playing around with robots is the concept of using a highly structured environment of a computer program to try and simulate random behavior. How can you program something that will truly act randomly? Of course, in the movie I Robot, Dr. Lanning used dual...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 19:11:20 PDT
Wing Flapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wing-Flapper/
Wing Flapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/JRZG/I9IBQ4U4/FYFJRZGI9IBQ4U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/JRZG/I9IBQ4U4/FYFJRZGI9IBQ4U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/JRZG/I9IBQ4U4/FYFJRZGI9IBQ4U4.SMALL.jpg JimRD Here is another easy one servo plus Arduino project. It is a spring suspended flapping wing mechanism. Can be used for Christmas angel (but we all know angels don't really have wings) or clip in bat wings for a cool Halloween prop. I used a slip ring to power the arduino but that is not necessary. P...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 18:18:18 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
Artificial Intelligence http://www.instructables.com/id/Artificial-Intelligence/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/0KQI/I9FGVTHW/FUC0KQII9FGVTHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/0KQI/I9FGVTHW/FUC0KQII9FGVTHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/0KQI/I9FGVTHW/FUC0KQII9FGVTHW.SMALL.jpg Cat Adalay null null null null Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 Face detection and tracking with Arduino and OpenCV Chess Robot Autonomous Foosball Table 3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics The SOMA Project Noodle: a crowdsourced robot Autonomous Sumo Combat Rob...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 20:00:42 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
robot http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-9403/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/B3H5/I9FGRP1V/FEBB3H5I9FGRP1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/B3H5/I9FGRP1V/FEBB3H5I9FGRP1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/B3H5/I9FGRP1V/FEBB3H5I9FGRP1V.SMALL.jpg rouzejp Wiring an Xbox Kinect for USB MAYA Budget Telepresence Rover How to Build a Roomba Bot iRover: Remotely controlled iRobot Create (or Roomba) How to remove the vacuum from your Roomba ServerBot - for serving food and drinks The SOMA Project Rana: An arduino inspired bio...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 08:52:31 PDT
Simple Walking Robot. Uses old cell phone and disk drive. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walking-Robot-Uses-old-cellphone-and-disk-d/
Simple Walking Robot. Uses old cell phone and disk drive. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/N0CJ/I9E1DY3M/F1WN0CJI9E1DY3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/N0CJ/I9E1DY3M/F1WN0CJI9E1DY3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/N0CJ/I9E1DY3M/F1WN0CJI9E1DY3M.SMALL.jpg matthewh8 Inspired by another walking robot tutorial I saw on the Tube, I wanted to put one of my old cell phones to use. This homemade walking robot also uses an old computer disk drive as well as some other materials that can be found around the house. This is a great tutorial for beginner robot enthusiasts...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:41:17 PDT
Smart robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-robot-1/
Smart robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/YYEQ/I9B6GPTP/FJCYYEQI9B6GPTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/YYEQ/I9B6GPTP/FJCYYEQI9B6GPTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/YYEQ/I9B6GPTP/FJCYYEQI9B6GPTP.SMALL.jpg Simonli17 I would like to introduce our Smart robot which my classmate and me made during last study year at secondary school. YES, it look like a Wall-e, we didn't have so much creativity, so we chose to build construction which looks like the Wall-e. So how can i start, it's an autonomous robot to help visu...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:10:47 PDT
R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
R3: Rolling Red Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/YB47/I96WCM2C/FKHYB47I96WCM2C.SMALL.jpg pvowell My first robot! I built this from the ground up, designing the platform, drive system, sensor array, and programming. I designed it with the idea it would be a flexible platform to experiment with and to be able to add accessories, like the blue LED headlights, which is what the small green breadb...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Assembling The Seeed Rover Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-The-Seeed-Rover-Kit/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 20:48:52 PDT
Touchless Sensor Controlled Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchless-Sensor-Controlled-Robot/
Touchless Sensor Controlled Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/7QL3/I96W82PO/FZ17QL3I96W82PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/7QL3/I96W82PO/FZ17QL3I96W82PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/7QL3/I96W82PO/FZ17QL3I96W82PO.SMALL.jpg link2_thepast This project is a simple robot controlled from a PC by either a keyboard or a Leap Motion touchless sensor. The robot itself runs on a PICAXE 20M2 chip, a microcontroller which is programmed using a form of BASIC. I chose the PICAXE chip because it was inexpensive (about $5) and easy to pick up the ...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 18:10:45 PDT
How to Make A 2-Wheeled, IR-Controlled, Arduino-Compatible Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-2-Wheeled-IR-Controlled-Arduino-Comp/
How to Make A 2-Wheeled, IR-Controlled, Arduino-Compatible Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/D2W4/I96W3QX4/F7AD2W4I96W3QX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/D2W4/I96W3QX4/F7AD2W4I96W3QX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/D2W4/I96W3QX4/F7AD2W4I96W3QX4.SMALL.jpg gearsngenes This instructable is about how you can make your own robot so that:-It is controlled by an IR remote-You are able to access and modify the code to your heart's content-You can change the robot chassy to any size or shape you choose-We can promote entrepreneurship and maker spirit throughout the engi...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 05:59:19 PDT
Arduino Modular Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modular-Robot/
Arduino Modular Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/3DT9/I95GT75Y/FP43DT9I95GT75Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/3DT9/I95GT75Y/FP43DT9I95GT75Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/3DT9/I95GT75Y/FP43DT9I95GT75Y.SMALL.jpg 20b I created this instructable to show my development of a modular arduino robot project for the MAKEcourse at the University of South Florida (makecourse.com).This robot uses a 3d printed case designed in SolidWorks that uses trays and slots to hold all of the components.It is designed to be modular a...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 16:22:12 PDT
RC Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Walking-Robot/
RC Walking Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/S2HK/I95GPVOR/F82S2HKI95GPVOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/S2HK/I95GPVOR/F82S2HKI95GPVOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/S2HK/I95GPVOR/F82S2HKI95GPVOR.SMALL.jpg zshexazard About A Very Simple Robot For Begginers Which Is Remote Controlled And Can Walk Like Human also needs a few components What You Will Need ? 1- A Four Wheel Drive Toy Car2- 2x Popsicle Sticks3- Straw4- 2x long & 2x short 3mm machine screw 5- 4 terminal blocks ( 4mm)6- 4 nuts ( 3mm )7- 4 lock...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 13:16:31 PDT
Brobot: The Emotionally Responsive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotionally-Responsive-Robot/
Brobot: The Emotionally Responsive Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/9MNV/I941EP9X/F4D9MNVI941EP9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/9MNV/I941EP9X/F4D9MNVI941EP9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/9MNV/I941EP9X/F4D9MNVI941EP9X.SMALL.jpg evanfrazierc This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)I was sitting in my apartment one day trying to think of a project for my brand new Arduino Uno micro controller. The Pixar movie Wall E was on TV, and I w...
By: evanfrazierc

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:18:55 PDT
Vending Priest http://www.instructables.com/id/Vending-Priest/
Vending Priest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/43KG/I941DAIM/FK243KGI941DAIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/43KG/I941DAIM/FK243KGI941DAIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/43KG/I941DAIM/FK243KGI941DAIM.SMALL.jpg JimRD Made this vending priest with Arduino Uno, ISD1820 sound recording module, fishing pole sections, and two servos.Used a limit switch inside plastic jar to take the money. Don't really expect anyone will want to make one but will include schematic to show how switch turns on servo routine and sound c...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:54:08 PDT
Simple Line follower robot using a Actobotics Runt Rover Sprout http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-follwer-using-a-Actobotics-Runt-Rover-/
Simple Line follower robot using a Actobotics Runt Rover Sprout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Y4MU/I9418QCH/FU3Y4MUI9418QCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Y4MU/I9418QCH/FU3Y4MUI9418QCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Y4MU/I9418QCH/FU3Y4MUI9418QCH.SMALL.jpg jscottb Next to obstacle avoiding robots, the most common beginner bot would be a line follower. I myself love line followers, and they are some of my favorite weekend builds. It's just so fun watching a little bot following little black line over and over, but that's just me :-). There are also many practi...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:44:22 PDT
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mechanical-Beetle-V1/
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JRFE/I916FF7V/FFIJRFEI916FF7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JRFE/I916FF7V/FFIJRFEI916FF7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JRFE/I916FF7V/FFIJRFEI916FF7V.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer This is a little robot that I made after coming across some micro worm motors. I have no idea what the motors are actually supposed to be used for, but they are ideal for small robots. The beetle can move about at some speed and can also avoid obstacles using his feelers. I've tested him over fla...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:32:21 PDT
Arduino Robot from Wheeeebot RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-from-Wheeeebot-RC-Car/
Arduino Robot from Wheeeebot RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/92YE/I8ZQYG47/FJ792YEI8ZQYG47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/92YE/I8ZQYG47/FJ792YEI8ZQYG47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/92YE/I8ZQYG47/FJ792YEI8ZQYG47.SMALL.jpg rborsuk Want to get started with robots and Arduino's but don't know where to go? Here's a quick way to build a robot using an RC car, an Arduino UNO and a Motor Shield from SeeedStudio. The fun thing about this build is that the Wheeee-mote car only has one motor in it. The gearbox is designed so that w...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:16:49 PDT
Creating a Remote Color Tracking CM-530 Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Remote-Color-Tracking-CM-530-Soccer-Rob/
Creating a Remote Color Tracking CM-530 Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/AMBL/I8YBNXSW/F20AMBLI8YBNXSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/AMBL/I8YBNXSW/F20AMBLI8YBNXSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/AMBL/I8YBNXSW/F20AMBLI8YBNXSW.SMALL.jpg SeanIftody This instructable will cover how to transform a basic CM-530 BIOLOID Robot (which is controlled by either a ZigBee or Bluetooth remote controller) into an remote color tracking soccer playing robot. This project can continue to be improved upon for more functionality by incorporating more sensors a...
By: SeanIftody

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:06:01 PDT
Robot Object Tracker Using CV http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Object-Tracker-Using-CV/
Robot Object Tracker Using CV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DBHQ/I8YBIIBU/F7ADBHQI8YBIIBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DBHQ/I8YBIIBU/F7ADBHQI8YBIIBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DBHQ/I8YBIIBU/F7ADBHQI8YBIIBU.SMALL.jpg yangsu1987 This is a project we have completed for our robotics class. It utilizes OpenCV to track objects' location by colour. Then location information is translated into commands which directs the robot to a green target through a microcontroller. Getting Materials to build a moving robot Materials Need...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:48:49 PDT
Make a 3D printable walking robot!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-printable-walking-robot/
Make a 3D printable walking robot!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/2D07/I8VGRQR5/F9W2D07I8VGRQR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/2D07/I8VGRQR5/F9W2D07I8VGRQR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/2D07/I8VGRQR5/F9W2D07I8VGRQR5.SMALL.jpg stakahashi1 DOWNLOAD 3D files here!!http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:793791You will need: 3-speed crank axle gearbox Screw diver Scissors Appliers sponge tape Battery box and a battery Small conductor wire Screws 3D printed parts Hammer Clamp Hack saw (for cutting metals.) Drill bit (optional)DOW...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:02:00 PDT
Self Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
Self Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/O84B/I8VGQR0P/FFNO84BI8VGQR0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/O84B/I8VGQR0P/FFNO84BI8VGQR0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/O84B/I8VGQR0P/FFNO84BI8VGQR0P.SMALL.jpg Pathikrit It is a self obstacle avoiding robot. It uses two ping sensors for obstacle detection. It uses a Adafruit L293D Motor Shield to power four high torque 12volt motors. It also feawtures a Arduino UNO R3 as a microcontroller to control the complete robot. Materials Needed The following materials are...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:06:24 PDT
ANDROID CONTROLLED MINE DETECTION ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/ANDROID-CONTROLLED-MINE-DETECTION-ROBOT/
ANDROID CONTROLLED MINE DETECTION ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/C0L2/I8UUUK7U/FPGC0L2I8UUUK7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/C0L2/I8UUUK7U/FPGC0L2I8UUUK7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/C0L2/I8UUUK7U/FPGC0L2I8UUUK7U.SMALL.jpg teamrobo We had successfully made a robot with an application of metal detection and surveillance which can be extended to many other applications. Basically to build this robot we had decided to use car as a chassis for the receiving circuit ,whose motion can be controlled by an andro...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:12:18 PDT
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Robot-Chassis-using-Actobotics/
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/OUR5/I8UV1R9G/FXPOUR5I8UV1R9G.SMALL.jpg jscottb From my early childhood I have loved robots. The first movie robots I remember ever really liking first, where the three bots from "Silent Running" (still one of my favorite movies!) Those goofy little walking boxes peaked my interest in robots and robot building. Over the years I have planed many b...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:44 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this Instructable I will show you how to build a robot that is controlled via Bluetooth using a keyboard, has a graphical user interface built with processing that displays the input from the keyboard and actually turns the whole bushiness into a great fun, and It's also economical to build. I've...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 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
SweeperBot - Roomba-like Robot With Bluetooth (Windows Phone) http://www.instructables.com/id/SweeperBot-Roomba-like-Robot-With-Bluetooth-Window/
SweeperBot - Roomba-like Robot With Bluetooth (Windows Phone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/07QA/I8PQX4EO/F1H07QAI8PQX4EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/07QA/I8PQX4EO/F1H07QAI8PQX4EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/07QA/I8PQX4EO/F1H07QAI8PQX4EO.SMALL.jpg benhur.goncalves INTRODUCTIONAlways wanted a Roomba, but is it too expensive for a piece of plastic? How about inventing your own? I, myself, find vacuum cleaner / sweeper robots too overpriced and overrated. There is nothing absurd in it that you can't make your own. Also, doing something from scratch, to be able t...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:27:57 PDT
Motion Activated Gun Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Gun-Turret/
Motion Activated Gun Turret - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6NKV/I8PQUY8N/F096NKVI8PQUY8N.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos In this project I am going to show you how to use motorized nerf guns and water guns to make automated gun turrets that you can use to shoot your friends. The gun is controlled with an Infrared Motion Sensor and an Arduino microcontroller. The motion sensor detects when someone walks in front of the...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:14:04 PDT
Intelligent Arm -Digilent Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/MARM-Digilent-Contest/
Intelligent Arm -Digilent Contest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/GZBR/I8PQWFI5/FNEGZBRI8PQWFI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/GZBR/I8PQWFI5/FNEGZBRI8PQWFI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/GZBR/I8PQWFI5/FNEGZBRI8PQWFI5.SMALL.jpg Adriana5 Brief Overview Nowadays, we call intelligent more and more things that surround us, so we thought of creating an Intelligent Arm controlled by a magic glove or other smart device’s. The Intelligent Arm will be useful to everyday life, will have a quite high precision and a force of ...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:12:38 PDT
SPY ROVER Digilentcontest http://www.instructables.com/id/SPY-ROVER/
SPY ROVER Digilentcontest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/GXUX/I8OH0S2B/FQMGXUXI8OH0S2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/GXUX/I8OH0S2B/FQMGXUXI8OH0S2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/GXUX/I8OH0S2B/FQMGXUXI8OH0S2B.SMALL.jpg MarioaraR The main controller on Spy rover is chipKIT WI-FIRE and all sensorare connected at this controller (PmodGYRO, PmodACL, PmodGPS and PmodMAXSONAR) and the PmodBT2 is used for connection with smart device. The 2 motors are controlled with an H-bridge, and a top of a servomotor is mounted a video camera...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:37:56 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
Lets Make A $20 Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SMALL.jpg syfrog Building your own R2d2 style astromech droid can get very expensive very fast and very complex to construct. I challenged myself to come up with a way to construct an astromech style droid that is both relatively cheap to build and you do not have to own a machine shop to construct. Let me int...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT