Instructables: exploring - robots http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:31:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Master of Puppets - GeekconX 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-of-Puppets-GeekconX-2014/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 03:03:12 PDT
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
Plastic Egg Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Egg-Bot/
Plastic Egg Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/955X/I09LTLKA/FX9955XI09LTLKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/955X/I09LTLKA/FX9955XI09LTLKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/955X/I09LTLKA/FX9955XI09LTLKA.SMALL.gif CraftyRobot Make a USB charging capacitor powered moving robot out of the plastic egg that held your kinder surprise toy!(Warning, this robot may be better than the actual toy)You will need:1. A plastic egg (the egg that lives inside a chocolate Kinder Surprise* and holds the toy)2. A Fizzbit, available here3. ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:12:11 PDT
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-NunChuck-Controlled-Mindstorms-NXT-Soccer-Robo/
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SMALL.jpg sparramc For the Brixhibition Exhibition at the end of April, I was asked to set-up and run a couple of interactive Robot Soccer fields.The Robots needed to be robust and reliable as members of the public will be interacting with them. Also they need to have a a simple, intuitive, and easy to use hand hel...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:13:53 PDT
Simple ROV for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ROV-for-Cheap/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:48:01 PDT
Control Roomba over Bluetooth via Brainlink http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Roomba-over-Bluetooth-via-Brainlink/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:57:33 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
DIY fan powered boat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fan-powered-boat/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:38:27 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
CareBot http://www.instructables.com/id/CareBot/
CareBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/P24K/HZMJ2XZL/FVKP24KHZMJ2XZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/P24K/HZMJ2XZL/FVKP24KHZMJ2XZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/P24K/HZMJ2XZL/FVKP24KHZMJ2XZL.SMALL.jpg MMART at Berkeley City College We've all been there. You're sitting at your desk, staring into the middle distance, unsure how to proceed with the pile of work you have to finish. What you need is inspiration. What you need is:CareBot.CareBot, the Inspiraton robot, will give you just that little push you need to power through ...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:42:35 PDT
Pyramid Pharaoh Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyramid-Pharaoh-Robot/
Pyramid Pharaoh Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/YGUS/HZLYS9AM/FLPYGUSHZLYS9AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/YGUS/HZLYS9AM/FLPYGUSHZLYS9AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/YGUS/HZLYS9AM/FLPYGUSHZLYS9AM.SMALL.jpg MMART at Berkeley City College In the pdfs below you will find instructions to make your very own pyramid Pharaoh Robot. Robot Printout PDF Print out your robot! Cut out the robot! Cut out the robot along the bold lines, where you see scissors.After step 2, your paper with the pyramid robot should look like the picture a...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:17:18 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Fast and cheap mechanism prototyping http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-cheap-mechanism-prototyping/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:38:44 PDT
Android Bluetooth RC CAR http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-RC-CAR/
Android Bluetooth RC CAR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/ZGOI/HZI8OB1T/F7HZGOIHZI8OB1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/ZGOI/HZI8OB1T/F7HZGOIHZI8OB1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/ZGOI/HZI8OB1T/F7HZGOIHZI8OB1T.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. . Ce projet permettra de piloter de véhicule grâce à un téléphone fonctionnant sous android 2.2 minimum sur lequel j'ai installé une application android de double joystick...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:53:56 PDT
For Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/For-Cheap-Robots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/TY5J/HZFE0RHH/FCETY5JHZFE0RHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/TY5J/HZFE0RHH/FCETY5JHZFE0RHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/TY5J/HZFE0RHH/FCETY5JHZFE0RHH.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks A collection of Instructables dedicated to making cheap robots out of household items that not only work, but work well and look good doing it! Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots Wheels are sometimes the hardest part of a robot to get right, and also the most crucial. This Instructable shows you ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:07:05 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
ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller : AXIOM ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/AXIOM-ARM/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:20 PDT
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/
Plastic handling to make DIY robotic parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ZVEV/HZ88NIWY/FQXZVEVHZ88NIWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ZVEV/HZ88NIWY/FQXZVEVHZ88NIWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ZVEV/HZ88NIWY/FQXZVEVHZ88NIWY.SMALL.jpg Mech-Dickel Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my parts, so this post is dedicated for this people, for guys who don't have a 3D printer or a milling machine, and/or for guys who simply apprecia...
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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/
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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/
RC Nintendo GameCube Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SMALL.jpg nahamancygig The Intro:Hi there, and welcome to the GameCube-Bot Instructable!GameCube-Bot is entering this summer's contests! If you like it, I'd be honored to have your vote!Quick Overview: GameCube-Bot is a strange beast. Here's a tour of what's inside. Designed and built from the ground up! brushless air...
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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/
Home Made Mecanum Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AL2R/HYPNV2TW/FQAAL2RHYPNV2TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AL2R/HYPNV2TW/FQAAL2RHYPNV2TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AL2R/HYPNV2TW/FQAAL2RHYPNV2TW.SMALL.jpg Johnson Tellis Hello folks, welcome to my tutorial on homemade Mecanum wheels which were made from metals and wood.I had made four of them and they were designed to fasten the movement of a vehicle in a compact area. Every wheel works perfectly performing all the functions of that of a mecanum wheel.The Mecanum wh...
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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/
Power Distribution for a Multirotor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/Q4TZ/HYJY39W5/FS3Q4TZHYJY39W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/Q4TZ/HYJY39W5/FS3Q4TZHYJY39W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/Q4TZ/HYJY39W5/FS3Q4TZHYJY39W5.SMALL.jpg FunWithBots One of the trickiest things to solve when you're building your own multirotor aircraft is getting power to the ESCs and accessories. My good friend Georges Papabeis clued me into a method using copper clad board that works really well.BOM ESCs (I'm building a quadcopter so I have four) Pigtails for ...
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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/
Lego Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SMALL.jpg tdorning What I tried to create was a fully functional robot with all the needed sensors for autonomous control and movement. The main body is the structural core housing the two main control boxes and the four bases for the legs. The main body has and ample amount of protection to enable movement on rough t...
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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/
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/1EJT/HYFNWW1C/FYB1EJTHYFNWW1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/1EJT/HYFNWW1C/FYB1EJTHYFNWW1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/1EJT/HYFNWW1C/FYB1EJTHYFNWW1C.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Hi, guys! The Makeblock Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot has completed today. Its structuresand features are similar like these crane machines which are common to see in market.For more information, please visit Makeblock website below:www.makeblock.ccGetting Started: This instructable, Makeblock...
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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/
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SMALL.jpg mysqo With this robot, you control everything with your hand, even the robotic arm! The hand gestures can be programmed differently. Long range with Xbee communcation! Parts needed Arduino Uno x2 - http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc...Xbee S2 x2 - https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11217...
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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/
wireless monitor tank robot based on raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/6IM6/HYEAKS5V/FYJ6IM6HYEAKS5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/6IM6/HYEAKS5V/FYJ6IM6HYEAKS5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/6IM6/HYEAKS5V/FYJ6IM6HYEAKS5V.SMALL.jpg yichone Diy a wireless monitor tank is not difficult based on the raspberry pi, shown in the following picture. ​Materials for the rc tank raspberry pi based monitor 1. Raspberry pi board: http://www.smartarduino.com/original-rpi-raspberry-pi-pie-512m-2-generation_p93783.html2. Full-functional ...
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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