Instructables: exploring - robots http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:09:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Universal Robot Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Universal-Robot-Gripper/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:19:06 PDT
Mine detector and shortest path finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mine-detector-and-shortest-path-finder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/EAGN/HU1RUS6I/FQ8EAGNHU1RUS6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/EAGN/HU1RUS6I/FQ8EAGNHU1RUS6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/EAGN/HU1RUS6I/FQ8EAGNHU1RUS6I.SMALL.jpg techie29 There are two synchronized robots to simulate a scenario for navigation of a troop by taking the shortest path and avoiding land mines. 1. One with a metal detector detecting mine locations and sending their coordinates to the other robot via Bluetooth module. 2. Second robot finds the shortest path...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:38:44 PDT
Robot detecting voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-detecting-voice/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/HFU3/HU1RUQZK/FCHHFU3HU1RUQZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/HFU3/HU1RUQZK/FCHHFU3HU1RUQZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/HFU3/HU1RUQZK/FCHHFU3HU1RUQZK.SMALL.jpg techie29 Interaction of Robot (Nao) with Multiple speaking person based on fusion of Face detection and Sound source localization. About the scene: There are 4 person in a normal room with one person initially out of view of scope. Everyone is placed in different configuration and varying distance. Key ste...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:27:56 PDT
MapBot for Interactive Exhibits http://www.instructables.com/id/MapBot-for-Interactive-Exhibits/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:26:15 PDT
Epic Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Robots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/A2MD/HTZY3Z1Z/FYJA2MDHTZY3Z1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/A2MD/HTZY3Z1Z/FYJA2MDHTZY3Z1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/A2MD/HTZY3Z1Z/FYJA2MDHTZY3Z1Z.SMALL.jpg RobotTechMaster Here is a variety of different robots that I have found to be helpful. Enjoy! null This is a good refrigerator robot. null I highly recommend this robot. It is a very nice robot and you can customize it yourself. null null null null null null This is another good refrige...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:01:55 PDT
Paper Robot Leads Pride Parade http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Robot-Leads-Pride-Parade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/RY0U/HTX5JZD1/FKQRY0UHTX5JZD1.SMALL.jpg Catalin Corrigan Over the last year I've handcrafted a Paper Robot hero in Bozeman, MT. I've used the comic and costume to promote good deeds and humanitarian causes in the community. The basis for the project was to show just how much you can do with art. I was able to do quite a lot and am grateful to all the peop...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:03:49 PDT
Self Balancing Two Wheeler Using Mechanical Gyroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Two-Wheeler-Using-Mechanical-Gyrosc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/V8NG/HTVMPK54/FS2V8NGHTVMPK54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/V8NG/HTVMPK54/FS2V8NGHTVMPK54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/V8NG/HTVMPK54/FS2V8NGHTVMPK54.SMALL.jpg JimRD Warning: cd rotors are very dangerous, mine was cracked and exploded. If you must build one, wear safety glasses or you may end up blind. This video shows how I got a two wheel model to balance using a home made gyroscope from a toy motor and 4 stacked cds for the rotor. There is a little trick to d...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:48:47 PDT
Giving sight to your Lynxmotion AL5C http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-sight-to-your-Lynxmotion-AL5C/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:25:45 PDT
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 PDT
HEX Driver Tool for the Printable D.A.I.R. kit http://www.instructables.com/id/HEX-Driver-Tool-for-the-Printable-DAIR-kit/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:41:18 PDT
3D Printed Body for the Parallax BOE-Bot robot ... http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Body-for-the-Parallax-BOE-Bot-robot-/
3D Printed Body for the Parallax BOE-Bot robot ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RKHD/HTQN9L1G/F86RKHDHTQN9L1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RKHD/HTQN9L1G/F86RKHDHTQN9L1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RKHD/HTQN9L1G/F86RKHDHTQN9L1G.SMALL.jpg SolidWorksMagi The Parallax.com BOE-Bot is a great starter kit for intermediate robotics ... but after you've gone through the chapters of the learning manual you have a neat little robot with a batch of wires and electronic components sticking out of it which is very unsafe for small children ... this body design...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:22:31 PDT
Drawing Pen To Plotter Pen - Make A $2 Adapter And Never Buy Plotter Pens Again! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Pen-To-Plotter-Pen-Make-a-2-adapter-and-ne/
Drawing Pen To Plotter Pen - Make A $2 Adapter And Never Buy Plotter Pens Again! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/O8F7/HTNO6BC1/F9WO8F7HTNO6BC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/O8F7/HTNO6BC1/F9WO8F7HTNO6BC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/O8F7/HTNO6BC1/F9WO8F7HTNO6BC1.SMALL.jpg Bri_Aday Unlike modern printers, Pen Plotters (Aka Drafting Robots) are awesome to watch (especially with the cover off). Unfortunately, they hit their peak of popularity in the 1980's and are becoming less common every year. I have always had a problem with standard plotter pens, they are expensive, they ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 21:01:06 PDT
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Emotive-Quadruped/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:34:58 PDT
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-WirelessObstacle-DetectingBeeping-Robot-using-/
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SMALL.jpg robodude95 This is Bart....a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some major upgrades ever since and giving it some kind of personality and so Bart was made!! The following are the robot's features :- 1.He's wirelessly cont...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 06:36:00 PDT
Steampunk style demi-droid EZ-Robot controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-style-demi-droid-EZ-Robot-controlled/
Steampunk style demi-droid EZ-Robot controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/3PJN/HTM2NPNQ/FA83PJNHTM2NPNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/3PJN/HTM2NPNQ/FA83PJNHTM2NPNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/3PJN/HTM2NPNQ/FA83PJNHTM2NPNQ.SMALL.jpg Irobot58 FRED (Friendly Robotic Entertainment Droid ) is an Instructable inspired "Steampunk" style demi-droid made of recycled metals and woods . Its head is an inspiration from various YT examples. The eyes are handmade from epoxy resin and are interchangeable with spares. Looking carefully on the head t...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 22:37:16 PDT
Dextrus v1.1 Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Dextrus-v11-Robotic-Hand/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 06:53:26 PDT
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 PDT
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-controlled-Arduino-based-Rover/
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/TV41/HTGFC7M1/F4VTV41HTGFC7M1.SMALL.jpg electro18 Hey there ! If you find my Instructable interesting and helpful then please Vote for me =D ! What is it capable of ?  1. It can be controlled using gestures. 2. It can Send temperature , object distance , battery level , etc. values to the glove ( LCD ). 3. Can run on 45+ degree angle. 4. T...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:06:46 PDT
BLACK LINE FOLLOWER ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/BLACK-LINE-FOLLOWER-ROBOT/
BLACK LINE FOLLOWER ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/MLQ5/HTFI5VY3/FCKMLQ5HTFI5VY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/MLQ5/HTFI5VY3/FCKMLQ5HTFI5VY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/MLQ5/HTFI5VY3/FCKMLQ5HTFI5VY3.SMALL.jpg Rinu S Pillai It is a black line follower robot with Ir sensors and micro-controller 8051. Its a cost effective model and has perfect output in almost all terrains. The Line Following robot is one that detects a black path over a white surface and vice versa and runs through it. It works on the reflection proper...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:48:05 PDT
Air-Powered Soft Robots with LEGOs http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Soft-Robots-with-LEGOs/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:04:14 PDT
How to make a button more sensitive (for robot sensors) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-button-more-sensitive-for-robot-sens/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 02:56:23 PDT
Track Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Bot/
Track Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/1JLK/HTDSPFR9/FFI1JLKHTDSPFR9.SMALL.jpg blvdminss I enjoy building detailed mechanical devices, but don't have access to a machine shop or machine shop type tools. So, I wanted to design and build a tough robot that you could build in your garage without a lathe, milling machine or machine shop. This Instructable will show how the track bot was ass...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:19:11 PDT
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-PanTilt-Robot/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:22:42 PDT
ROBOWAR ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/ROBOWAR-ROBOT/
ROBOWAR ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/MGWJ/HT7P93CL/F7NMGWJHT7P93CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/MGWJ/HT7P93CL/F7NMGWJHT7P93CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/MGWJ/HT7P93CL/F7NMGWJHT7P93CL.SMALL.jpg prayag nao As we know robowar is very interesting game so we made a robot for robowar.thing we need..1) 2 high torque motors 2) some Mild steel's strips3) some wire and power source.4) a workshop. Desing.... basiclly our robot will rotate at very high speed about 1000 rpm.firstly we take some M.S. strips an...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:07:35 PDT
Yellow instructables ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Yellow-instructables-ROBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/TSG9/HT558ZL4/FOUTSG9HT558ZL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/TSG9/HT558ZL4/FOUTSG9HT558ZL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/TSG9/HT558ZL4/FOUTSG9HT558ZL4.SMALL.jpg nollie551 This is my version of the Yellow ROBOT  MATERIALS : 1. 1/16" plywood 2. 1/4" square dowels 3. box cutter 4. cheap acrylic paint 5. remote control car, spider , truck ect. you must gut 6. hot glue gun 7. foam sheets 8. black marker 9. look at  the pictures for anything that i forgot to list.
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:02:21 PDT
RC car to Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-car-to-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:57:44 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
Drawbots http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawbots-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/K7H4/HT2U0KCY/F4NK7H4HT2U0KCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/K7H4/HT2U0KCY/F4NK7H4HT2U0KCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/K7H4/HT2U0KCY/F4NK7H4HT2U0KCY.SMALL.jpg krummrey null null null null null null null null null null null
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 02:24:05 PDT
DIY ROBOTIC GRIPPER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ROBOTIC-GRIPPER/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:49:12 PDT
Hexapod Arduino Pololu Maestro Servo Controll http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexapod-Arduino-Pololu-Maestro-Servo-Controll/
Hexapod Arduino Pololu Maestro Servo Controll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/0SET/HS9TBVRW/FW80SETHS9TBVRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/0SET/HS9TBVRW/FW80SETHS9TBVRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/0SET/HS9TBVRW/FW80SETHS9TBVRW.SMALL.jpg ossilampe Nach dem mein erster Versuch mit einem Hexapod, daran gescheitert war das die servos zu schwach waren jetzt ein neuer Versuch mit mit 10Kg Servos aus HK. Ausserdem habe ich mich für ein neuen Sevocontroller von Pololu entschieden. Material - Arduino Nano - Pololu Maestro Servo Controll 24 - BEC ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 13:49:09 PDT
EZ Robot Controlled Lost in Space B9 Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Robot-Controlled-Lost-in-Space-B9-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/U2GH/HT2TXL0B/F02U2GHHT2TXL0B.SMALL.jpg dschulpius This is my full sized exact replica of the 1960's TV show's Lost in Space B9 Robot. I've been building it for about 2 years now. It's animation is controlled by 3 EZ Robot control boards (EZB) and his voice files were made by the origi...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:10:13 PDT
LINUS: The line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUS-The-line-following-robot/
LINUS: The line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SMALL.jpg bjkayani This is my attempt at a line following robot. I basically upgraded it as i went so i am just going to give and overview of the build and allow you to use your thinking. I used Lego as the base and then made my own sensor array. The first sensor array had 8 sensors but i realized that only 4 were b...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:32:49 PDT
EZ-Face - multiple face recognition made easy http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Face-multiple-face-recognition-made-easy/
EZ-Face - multiple face recognition made easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RF5P/HSXOCMAU/FQYRF5PHSXOCMAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RF5P/HSXOCMAU/FQYRF5PHSXOCMAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RF5P/HSXOCMAU/FQYRF5PHSXOCMAU.SMALL.jpg robojrr EZ-Face: Making multiple face recognition - easy! EZ-Face performs multiple face recognition. It has an interface for training faces and assigning names. When the application sees faces that are recognized the names are displayed and visually you'll see boxes around the faces with the names assign...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:50:42 PDT
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) http://www.instructables.com/id/RoverBot-1/
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/C85Q/HT18S7PO/FS6C85QHT18S7PO.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Let's build a Bluetooth/ WiFi controlled FPV Drone! RoverBot is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starter project for hobbyists! The bot is very fast and agile, not to mention of it carrying two "29,000 rpm" motors! It can surely outr...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:09:13 PDT
The Installation Steps of Small Exquisite 9DOF Race Walking Humanoid Dance Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Installation-Steps-of-Small-Exquisite-9DOF-Rac/
The Installation Steps of Small Exquisite 9DOF Race Walking Humanoid Dance Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/4VN1/HSVTB3H8/F0Y4VN1HSVTB3H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/4VN1/HSVTB3H8/F0Y4VN1HSVTB3H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/4VN1/HSVTB3H8/F0Y4VN1HSVTB3H8.SMALL.jpg ICStation Are you a robot enthusiast? What do you think of this robot? Wow, so amazing! Today ICStation Team will introduce to you how to install this wonderful Small Exquisite 9DOF Race Walking Humanoid Dance Robot with the small components in details. You can see a lot of pictures which is more intuitive an...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:42:21 PDT
Walker the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Walker-the-Robot/
Walker the Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/LJMX/HSQ4BKVJ/F3DLJMXHSQ4BKVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/LJMX/HSQ4BKVJ/F3DLJMXHSQ4BKVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/LJMX/HSQ4BKVJ/F3DLJMXHSQ4BKVJ.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim Walker is a little robot who gets around in his own waddling fashion.  He is solar powered, but does not need bright sunshine to become active.  His "brain" is a solar engine which enables him to store up energy, and when there's enough, to energize his motor muscle and move on for a bit. Walker mo...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:21:17 PDT
A Very Simple Walking ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Simple-Walking-ROBOT/
A Very Simple Walking ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/QCVQ/HSVGZZI2/FMSQCVQHSVGZZI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/QCVQ/HSVGZZI2/FMSQCVQHSVGZZI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/QCVQ/HSVGZZI2/FMSQCVQHSVGZZI2.SMALL.jpg mohdazhar This robot is made by old toys parts
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:27:05 PDT
BIGFOOT Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/BIGFOOT-Robot/
BIGFOOT Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/22RC/HSM51WSB/F5V22RCHSM51WSB.SMALL.jpg augustinejinu So I give you The Bigfoot. BIGFOOT stands for Ballistically Improvised Ground Field Operated Omni-purpose Tank (Duh!). If you like to read more about BIGFOOT project, please follow this LINK to my website and feel free to discuss any questions you have here or on my page thread.    Bigfoot is a ro...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:14:07 PDT
Cinematic Motion Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinematic-Motion-Control/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/BQE9/HSL29GQR/F0VBQE9HSL29GQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/BQE9/HSL29GQR/F0VBQE9HSL29GQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/BQE9/HSL29GQR/F0VBQE9HSL29GQR.SMALL.jpg sensoryhouse High-end cinematic motion control.  Made with off-the-shelf CNC and camera rigging components.   When we release the designs we will post them here at Instructables.com.  Happy Hardware Hacking!!!
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:58:57 PDT
Animatron-6: Control Program for Animatronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatron-6-Control-Program-for-Animatronics/
Animatron-6: Control Program for Animatronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/VU6M/HSL29APZ/FQQVU6MHSL29APZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/VU6M/HSL29APZ/FQQVU6MHSL29APZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/VU6M/HSL29APZ/FQQVU6MHSL29APZ.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi Animatron-6 was the software I developed to control my animatronic, presented here in 2011 http://goo.gl/1Cndha . It is a compiled Basic program, which interprets a proprietary language I designed, called A-Code, for animatronic code.http://goo.gl/eBljFO Description Animatron is a simple program ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 19:42:04 PDT
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-three-wheels-vehicle-robot-chassis/
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SMALL.jpg wyw0424 Project Introduction: I am using Makeblock stuff to make a three wheels drive vehicle. I think this 3WD vehicle can be used as your robot chassis. It is very straight forward and you can easily pick it up from the insturction illustrated in my pictures. Let me show you what I have done. You can wri...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:44:12 PST
Make your own low-cost servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-low-cost-servo/
Make your own low-cost servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/V2QX/HSCYAPIU/FQ8V2QXHSCYAPIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/V2QX/HSCYAPIU/FQ8V2QXHSCYAPIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/V2QX/HSCYAPIU/FQ8V2QXHSCYAPIU.SMALL.jpg electro18 I had a problem with some servos which i bought for my arduino but i don't know why , they were making some strange noises and were drawing too much current. So i decided to make my own servos ! . First of all its important to know exactly how a servo works. The servo is mainly a DC motor with a mot...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:24:40 PST
Arduino Self-Balance Controller using DIGITAL IMU, at last! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Self-Balance-Controller-using-DIGITAL-IMU-/
Arduino Self-Balance Controller using DIGITAL IMU, at last! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/QJXO/HSBSL4JF/FMLQJXOHSBSL4JF.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn What is it? DIY Segway/balance controller with modern DIGITAL IMU sensor. Software for an Arduino that allows it to read position data from one of the newer DIGITAL accelerometer/gyroscope units, processes the data using Kalman Filtering (the really clever one) and then sends control signals to a m...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:58:05 PST
MOTOR DRIVER 30Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/MOTOR-DRIVER-30Amp/
MOTOR DRIVER 30Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/JNM0/HS9TCV10/FWTJNM0HS9TCV10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/JNM0/HS9TCV10/FWTJNM0HS9TCV10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/JNM0/HS9TCV10/FWTJNM0HS9TCV10.SMALL.jpg electro18 Want to drive some low turn - high current motors ? well you can make your own high current motor driver with some MOSFETs . PART LIST : 2 x IRF540N 2 x IRF9540N 2 x 10k resistors 1 x diode 3 x male headers  2 x MCT2E ( or equivalent optoisolators / optocouplers ) 4 x Heat Sinks 1 x DC fan ( option...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 10:50:32 PST
IRON MAN EXOSKELETON http://www.instructables.com/id/IRON-MAN-EXOSKELETON/
IRON MAN EXOSKELETON - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/Q4JX/HS4VQLP8/FBFQ4JXHS4VQLP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/Q4JX/HS4VQLP8/FBFQ4JXHS4VQLP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/Q4JX/HS4VQLP8/FBFQ4JXHS4VQLP8.SMALL.jpg bluebean If you like this instructable, please vote for it. Exoskeleton: An exoskeleton is the external skeletal structure that supports or protects the body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of a human. This Instructable deals with the design and construction of an exoskeletal Arm...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:56:44 PST
4 Leged Robot using a toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Leged-Robot-using-a-toy-car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty This is a 4 leged robot made by using a car.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:34:57 PST
Rope Walking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Walking-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/AR92/HS18D9YF/FFVAR92HS18D9YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/AR92/HS18D9YF/FFVAR92HS18D9YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/AR92/HS18D9YF/FFVAR92HS18D9YF.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty This is a rope walking robot.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:31:58 PST
Light following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-following-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/444M/HS18D9SP/FMA444MHS18D9SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/444M/HS18D9SP/FMA444MHS18D9SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/444M/HS18D9SP/FMA444MHS18D9SP.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty This is a light following robot I made.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:28:06 PST
Robot Beetle Ringo http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetle-Ringo/
Robot Beetle Ringo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/TW8J/HS18C8C6/F5FTW8JHS18C8C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/TW8J/HS18C8C6/F5FTW8JHS18C8C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/TW8J/HS18C8C6/F5FTW8JHS18C8C6.SMALL.jpg DmitryDzz I want to introduce Beetle Ringo. That’s a six-legged robot controlled by any IR remote (some TV remote e.g.) you can find around. It is a small and easy weekend Arduino project with big ambitions: on the one hand you don't need any complicated parts or smart skills to make it and on the othe...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:23:06 PST
Voice control your PC from your phone (android) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-control-your-PC-from-your-phone-android/
Voice control your PC from your phone (android) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/1MEE/HRWN6YDS/FWZ1MEEHRWN6YDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/1MEE/HRWN6YDS/FWZ1MEEHRWN6YDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/1MEE/HRWN6YDS/FWZ1MEEHRWN6YDS.SMALL.jpg Optimum_Alliance This instructable ties in with my previous instructable, 'Voice controlled PC assistant'. If you have not seen that, go there first as this 'ible builds upon the previous one: /www.instructables.com/id/Voice-controlled-PC-assistant/ This instructable will teach you how to control the assistant 'Jar...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:48:42 PST