Instructables: exploring - robots http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:18:32 PST BLOX v1.01 Inch Worm Soft Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Inch-Worm-Soft-Robot/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:32:12 PST
Bluetooth controlled robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-robot/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:09:47 PST
FTC - Encoder Cables for AndyMark NeveRest Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/FTC-Encoder-Cables-for-AndyMark-NeveRest-Motors/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:17:38 PST
Guard Dog and Mailman Scenario with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Guard-Dog-and-Mailman-Scenario-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:53:37 PST
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Spider-Autonomous-Remediation-Robot/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:28 PST
Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Robots-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/BSB4/I3N28RKO/FEOBSB4I3N28RKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/BSB4/I3N28RKO/FEOBSB4I3N28RKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/BSB4/I3N28RKO/FEOBSB4I3N28RKO.SMALL.jpg pongsatorn BoB the BiPed Paperbot - Paper Robot to Print Out and Make Tower Pro SG 90 Micro Servo Hack How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life Arduino Robot Pan / Tilt face tracking with the raspberry pi Javascript ro...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:57:19 PST
Jansen Linkage Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Jansen-Linkage-Robot/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:00:47 PST
3D printed Quadcopter project http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Quadcopter-project/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:16:04 PST
My Solidworks exo-suit concept http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Solidworks-exo-suit/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:22:06 PST
Auto Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Cannon/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:25:51 PST
QuirkBot walker http://www.instructables.com/id/QuirkBot-walker/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:47:15 PST
Project Quad-Copter http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Quad-Copter/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 13:37:07 PST
Gyroscope (flywheel) Propelled Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyroscope-flywheel-Propelled-Wheel/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:12:09 PST
SUPER SIMPLE BEGINNERS ROBOT II (ARDUINO UNO VER.) http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-SIMPLE-BEGINNERS-ROBOT-II-ARDUINO-UNO-VER/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:06:45 PST
Simple Wireless Robot Without Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Robot-Without-Microcontroller/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 11:22:28 PST
rabid rescue http://www.instructables.com/id/rabid-rescue/
rabid rescue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/WIOB/I376SE7P/F1TWIOBI376SE7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/WIOB/I376SE7P/F1TWIOBI376SE7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/WIOB/I376SE7P/F1TWIOBI376SE7P.SMALL.jpg netron2234 انا يوسف هاني انا عندي 16 سنة انا مبتكر ومخترع انا طالب بثانوية الخديوية العسكرية اخترعت ريبوتا يسير فى بقايا الهدم ويكتشف الأحياء وتأثر سقوط المباني فى الإسكندرية فاخترعت ريبوتاللإنقاذ الأحياء على الرغم من صغر سني ولكن علامات الابتكار ظهرت مبكرا لديي ، أستطاعت أن اخترع ريبوت يستطيع النزول بين بق...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:32:11 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
replace the gearbox on the broken servo gear mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/making-a-new-servo-from-dc-motor-gearbox-and-broke/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:17:35 PST
The real size LowCost robot wall.e made from water pipe and scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-real-size-LowCost-walle-made-from-water-pipe/
The real size LowCost robot wall.e made from water pipe and scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu Wall.e... who is not familiar with this robot? He's a funny robots and more importantly he is a great robot, but it's more great if you have wall.e yourself at home. Let's create a real size robot wall.e with material from the stuff around the House. (I made this in Descember 2012 until January 2013...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:46:34 PST
meArm.Joystick DIY en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-DIY/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:32:22 PST
TinyBots- Snowplow Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-Snowplow-Upgrade/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:56:43 PST
meArm.Joystick Software en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-en/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:55:27 PST
Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotics-1-2/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOZ/QMP9/I2TG351F/FOZQMP9I2TG351F.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOZ/QMP9/I2TG351F/FOZQMP9I2TG351F.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOZ/QMP9/I2TG351F/FOZQMP9I2TG351F.SMALL.jpg aliogas Arduino Line Following Robot for Beginners Arduino Robotic Arm DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino) Let's Build a Robot! Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) Robotic arm with conveyor, able to assembly work pieces ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:44:59 PST
4 DOF mechanical arm build instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/4-DOF-mechanical-arm-build-instruction/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:06:43 PST
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbutton-Big-button-to-control-your-gongs/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:16:46 PST
How to make a walking robot with moving arms # 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-walking-robot-with-moving-arms-1/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:10:17 PST
Simple Self-balancing Robot w/ Galileo Gen 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Self-balancing-Robot-w-Galileo-Gen-2/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:26:41 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Gongbot: Networked robotic gong http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbot-Networked-robotic-gong/
Gongbot: Networked robotic gong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/133S/I2I427P0/F3Y133SI2I427P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/133S/I2I427P0/F3Y133SI2I427P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/133S/I2I427P0/F3Y133SI2I427P0.SMALL.jpg narced133 At the Stripe office, there's a tradition of ringing a gong at meal times. Several months after I started, we outgrew our space and had to split up across multiple floors. Instead of giving up on the gong, I built a cluster of networked robotic gongs! Pressing the button on any Gongbot (or the gongb...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:24:20 PST
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-e-A-Spark-core-Touch-OSC-controlled-Wall-e-t/
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford When it comes to cute robots, the instructables robot being at the top of the list obviously, the second most famous has got to be Pixar's Wall-e. Who wouldn't want one of these little fellas scurrying around your home cleaning up your garbage for you? Well, whilst the real thing might not be availa...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:36:54 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Rollbars for Self Balancing Robot and On Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Rollbars-for-Self-Balancing-Robot/
Rollbars for Self Balancing Robot and On Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/22KG/I2I45Q4S/FUL22KGI2I45Q4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/22KG/I2I45Q4S/FUL22KGI2I45Q4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/22KG/I2I45Q4S/FUL22KGI2I45Q4S.SMALL.jpg JimRD Added some rollbars made from badminton rackets to my simple self balancing robot which falls over quite a bit. Now at least it can get back up most of the time.I am sorry in that I am not creating a real build instructable because this is really a poor excuse for a balancing robot - it was more of ...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:52:52 PST
GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo http://www.instructables.com/id/GET-YOUR-BOT-ON-Robotics-Hackathon-Robot-Demo/
GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SMALL.jpg MakerCandy GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo Materials you will need Here are all the Materials you will need:1. Arduino Uno Board2. Bread Board3. Wires4. LED Light(s)5. AC Motor6. Batteries7. Proximity Sensor8. Meccano Construction pieces BUILD A BASE Using Meccano construction pieces buil...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:40:24 PST
A simple and Cheap DIY Line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-and-Cheap-DIY-Line-following-robot/
A simple and Cheap DIY Line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SMALL.jpg Magesh Jayakumar If anyone wants to start to build robots , This robot is for them, Its easy to do, No knowledge of programming is required, Just a little bit of electronics knowledge is sufficient to finish this robot.Key Ingredients:1x Chassis 2x IR sensors 1x caster wheel 2x Wheels 2x Gear Motors1x ULN 2003 IC 4...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:49:33 PST
Nyx, 30lb Fighting Robot Re-Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Nyx-30lb-Fighting-Robot-Re-Made/
Nyx, 30lb Fighting Robot Re-Made - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YZTP/I2F1ZOKV/FJLYZTPI2F1ZOKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YZTP/I2F1ZOKV/FJLYZTPI2F1ZOKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/YZTP/I2F1ZOKV/FJLYZTPI2F1ZOKV.SMALL.jpg MikeNCR In early 2012 I built the first version of Nyx. After 2.5 years and over 30 fights across 6 events it was due for a major upgrade. The Instructable for the original Nyx can be found at http://www.instructables.com/id/30lb-Fighting-Robo...With a win percentage over 70% Nyx had shown that many of the ...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:47:33 PST
MICILE Arduino Rover Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/MICILE-Arduino-Controlled-Rover-Part-1/
MICILE Arduino Rover Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NXZB/I2F1ZRHM/FNLNXZBI2F1ZRHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NXZB/I2F1ZRHM/FNLNXZBI2F1ZRHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NXZB/I2F1ZRHM/FNLNXZBI2F1ZRHM.SMALL.jpg Micile We recently purchased a rover from China that we controlled with an Arduino board and two MICILE tablets. The rover project was successful, so we decided to try again, but this time we are converting a remote control truck to a rover, a bit more accessible and a little less expensive option than the...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:24:22 PST
Baldroid v3 Balancing Robot with Actobotics parts and IOIO-OTG http://www.instructables.com/id/Baldroid-v3-Balancing-Robot-with-Actobotics-parts-/
Baldroid v3 Balancing Robot with Actobotics parts and IOIO-OTG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/V15V/I2CVFO8Z/FU4V15VI2CVFO8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/V15V/I2CVFO8Z/FU4V15VI2CVFO8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/V15V/I2CVFO8Z/FU4V15VI2CVFO8Z.SMALL.jpg joebotics Hi, after designing a couple prototypes with an Android phone + IOIO+OTG module I decided to build a finished product using parts and components from Actobotics / Servocity.com.. besides the quality of the Actobotics products, the wide range of parts and components that are compatible and fit togeth...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:17:44 PST
Spark Core iPhone/Android controlled R2-D2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-iPhoneAndroid-controlled-R2-D2/
Spark Core iPhone/Android controlled R2-D2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/5MG9/I3H77ILD/FWO5MG9I3H77ILD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/5MG9/I3H77ILD/FWO5MG9I3H77ILD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/5MG9/I3H77ILD/FWO5MG9I3H77ILD.SMALL.jpg JR Tyner I built a R2-D2 with the Public blueprints from: http://astromech.net/droidwiki/FAQ But it seemed to me that a lot of them used bulky controllers from model airplanes. This Instructable documents how I used a Spark Core to allow me to control it wireless with an IPhone or Android device. I use an An...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:28:53 PST
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
Drones http://www.instructables.com/id/Drones-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/Q98S/I2AQZDV2/FLPQ98SI2AQZDV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/Q98S/I2AQZDV2/FLPQ98SI2AQZDV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/Q98S/I2AQZDV2/FLPQ98SI2AQZDV2.SMALL.jpg janzeteachesit Templeton Secondary STEM Program Drone ProjectRobot project ideas for students to use for their own projects. The Snap!Mobile - Start Your Physical Computing Engines! Build a Robotic Remote Controller DIY hovercraft Making an autonomous boat using a Raspberry Pi (WiP) Creating a Ba...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:13:50 PST
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-PumpkinBot/
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/QDCJ/I28OIOV1/F83QDCJI28OIOV1.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio This is a Halloween-themed variation of the classic "vibrobot" project, with a slight twist: it's motion-activated instead of just having a simple on/off switch. It uses a passive infrared (PIR) sensor to detect motion and turn on the robot's LED eyes and motor. Leave the robot sitting on your front...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:08:39 PST
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficents-Raven-Robotized-raven-with-LED-eyes/
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SMALL.jpg laurakenora Need the finishing touch to make your Malificent costume stand out?Or do you just want an awesome Halloween prop that will impress?This vileness, robotized Raven will get the job done! It took a bit of time but I promise you, the results will be sweet!Here is what you need (it's a quite a few thing...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:35:35 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KFHE/I24M0GQ7/FWDKFHEI24M0GQ7.SMALL.jpg airboy93 I have bought 2 joysticks from ebay and tried to think what can I do. Then I came up with idea to make a small robot arm. What I needed was:1x Arduino Nano3x MG996R servos (I used one Futaba, because I had only two MG996R and it was not necessary to have much torque for turning)1x Micro servo2x Two ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
Self Balancing Robot - Bang Bang Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Robot-Bang-Bang-Control/
Self Balancing Robot - Bang Bang Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/OF3C/I26OPNQJ/F03OF3CI26OPNQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/OF3C/I26OPNQJ/F03OF3CI26OPNQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/OF3C/I26OPNQJ/F03OF3CI26OPNQJ.SMALL.jpg JimRD Made a simple self-balancing robot using two servos, a tilt meter (VTI SCA610 chip), and Arduino Uno. This is different than most self-balancing robots in that it uses only a single sensor (no gryo) and the program is essentially two IF statements. If the robot leans one way, apply full power to the...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:57:45 PST
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0X6I/I21RH5GS/FKH0X6II21RH5GS.SMALL.jpg robotoys General guidelines for assembling a full size endoskeleton featuring poseable limbs and animatronic head.What you'll need. Large Diameter PVC pipes Large Double Compression FittingSmaller Diameter PVC PipesSmaller Double Compression T FittingPlastic Waste BasketPlastic Tub4 Single PVC Compression F...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
Arduino Hexapod (With A Personality) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-With-A-Personality/
Arduino Hexapod (With A Personality) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OMCE/I2AR21LB/FMXOMCEI2AR21LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OMCE/I2AR21LB/FMXOMCEI2AR21LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/OMCE/I2AR21LB/FMXOMCEI2AR21LB.SMALL.jpg robodude95 In this instructable you'll learn how to make your own Hexapod!The robot I've made is based off of Penny and Stomper...two amazing hexapods!!The neat thing about this robot is I've made the chassis using mostly scrap...old pen tube refils and old mechanno parts!Some functions the hexapod performs ar...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:46:21 PST
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Actobotics-Quadruped-Robot/
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SMALL.jpg chris.deen Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that I will try my best to get at least one video and some Arduino code on here by this coming Sunday. Thanks for your patience!How to make a 4-legged walking robot using Actobotics parts from ServoCity.com:The workhorse of this robot, and what make...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:21:28 PST
Robot Arm Arduino App http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Arm-Arduino-App/
Robot Arm Arduino App - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/BUUC/I22KD49P/FQ0BUUCI22KD49P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/BUUC/I22KD49P/FQ0BUUCI22KD49P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/BUUC/I22KD49P/FQ0BUUCI22KD49P.SMALL.jpg Micile We needed a platform to test our new MICILE / Arduino user interface. The robot hand and arm seemed like something complex enough to really give the concept a comprehensive workout. The project allowed us to use a MICILE Tablet, an Arduino Uno board (and sensor shield) to easily control a robot arm....
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:12:40 PST
TinyBots- BrushyBot http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-BrushyBot/
TinyBots- BrushyBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/HY9D/I21R60T3/FZEHY9DI21R60T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/HY9D/I21R60T3/FZEHY9DI21R60T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/HY9D/I21R60T3/FZEHY9DI21R60T3.SMALL.jpg TinyBotics In this Instructable, you will learn how to make the first TinyBot- BrushyBot. This bot is easy to make and inexpensive. Whether you're a beginner looking for simple projects or an expert looking for a cheap weekend project, you've come to the right place. Part 1- BrushyBot BrushyBot is probably ...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:49:29 PST
Robbie - Your Own Customizable Humanoid Assistant! http://www.instructables.com/id/Robbie-Your-Own-Customizable-Humanoid-Assistant/
Robbie - Your Own Customizable Humanoid Assistant! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W2US/I21R7APN/F7CW2USI21R7APN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W2US/I21R7APN/F7CW2USI21R7APN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W2US/I21R7APN/F7CW2USI21R7APN.SMALL.jpg curryninja123 Ever since Karel Capek released his famous play R.U.R. in 1920, humans around the world have been captivated by the idea of mechanical assistants and companions. Almost a century later, we are getting closer and closer to the much romanticized humanoid helper, but when it really comes down to the co...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:46:05 PST