Instructables: exploring - photos - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:49:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 How I made a robot- D.S http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-a-robot-DS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/D4I1/HUTNMPG7/FUCD4I1HUTNMPG7.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan This is a tribute to my teacher- D.S Sir. Building a robot can be complex,and explaining each and every details is almost impossible. So I thought why don't I show you actually how I built the bot. At first lets take a look at some pictures and videos- When I was about to build the bot, ho...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:13:12 PDT
Self Balancing Gyroscope V3 Using Arduino and Pot for Tilt Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Gyroscope-V3-Using-Arduino-and-Pot-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/DTRF/HUKRIDK4/FW9DTRFHUKRIDK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/DTRF/HUKRIDK4/FW9DTRFHUKRIDK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/DTRF/HUKRIDK4/FW9DTRFHUKRIDK4.SMALL.jpg JimRD Here is the continuing saga of my gyroscope - in this version I use an Arduino Uno and a potentiometer to swing a counter weight to balance a precessing gyroscope so that it will balance indefinitely on two chopsticks. Now that it is balancing itself I guess I will add back the wheels and take it fo...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:23:44 PDT
Gyroscopic Precession Robot (Version 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyroscopic-Precession-Robot-Version-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H5BB/HUBWV4VI/FK1H5BBHUBWV4VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H5BB/HUBWV4VI/FK1H5BBHUBWV4VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H5BB/HUBWV4VI/FK1H5BBHUBWV4VI.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is a little high stepping robot that moves forward based on the precession of a fast spinning gyroscope rotor. It is based on the work of John Jameson's Gyro Walker. Photo 1: picture of my working robot. It is radio controlled with an ESC to control motor speed, a servo to move the legs. The r...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:47:31 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
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
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
Millennium Falcon recycled crafts http://www.instructables.com/id/Millennium-Falcon-recycled-crafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/6SU9/HRPNA6PZ/FAG6SU9HRPNA6PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/6SU9/HRPNA6PZ/FAG6SU9HRPNA6PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/6SU9/HRPNA6PZ/FAG6SU9HRPNA6PZ.SMALL.jpg KIMHYESUNG   Hold onto a picture of the main building the Millennium Falcon wall light properly say I have always display the number of the Millennium Falcon and the .... Leave it how you want to honor that something I have broken a piece of prey console CD Crazy ohwookeyi Millennium Falcon made ​​the Millenni...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 23:12:13 PST
Meet Lucky http://www.instructables.com/id/Meet-Lucky/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/Y9DR/HRI94QT8/F7AY9DRHRI94QT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/Y9DR/HRI94QT8/F7AY9DRHRI94QT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/Y9DR/HRI94QT8/F7AY9DRHRI94QT8.SMALL.jpg saveone12 Meet Lucky my 7' Security Entrance Robot His right  eye is a Solar light that stay on all night His left eye is a wireless camera so i can view what's happening on my property through our tv. His belly has a Light that illuminates the yard when anyone enters the area, and we finish him off with a...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 17:27:48 PST
robotbuilderseller Life size robot I build, and hopefully will make available with controll system a skin. http://www.instructables.com/id/robotbuilderseller-Life-size-robot-I-build-and-hop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BI7Z/HQS51624/F1TBI7ZHQS51624.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BI7Z/HQS51624/F1TBI7ZHQS51624.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BI7Z/HQS51624/F1TBI7ZHQS51624.SMALL.jpg robotbuilderseller robotbuilderseller---- Life size robot legs and waist for now with actuators motors skeleton; sorta steam punk; sorta automotive machine tool practice---I hopefully will sell for about 300 for skeleton only and 600 with motors---Just  just add con troll system.I'm working ona lifelike skinn from sil...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:08:51 PST
Robotic Arm (Wichita State Robotics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-Wichita-State-Robotics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q6JP/HQEA3IVS/FRUQ6JPHQEA3IVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q6JP/HQEA3IVS/FRUQ6JPHQEA3IVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q6JP/HQEA3IVS/FRUQ6JPHQEA3IVS.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane Hello, I am Austin Crane and i am the president of a Robotics Team at Wichita State University. This semester was the first official semester that RIG ( Robotic Implementations Group) was a registered student organization. Because we were so new to the Student Government and the politics of Student ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:39:51 PST
How to make desktop vacuum cleaner robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-made-desktop-vacuum-cleaner-from-Taiwan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/Y9M7/HQDLWOZC/F7MY9M7HQDLWOZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/Y9M7/HQDLWOZC/F7MY9M7HQDLWOZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/Y9M7/HQDLWOZC/F7MY9M7HQDLWOZC.SMALL.jpg jake_lee Not long a ago, I started to search Instructables to find how to build a obstacle avoiding robot, then I had this idea to build a mini version Irobot vacuum cleaner. The development process takes about 3-4 months since i had to figure out how hardware/software and mechanical works, I build the model...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 06:01:07 PST
Sound tracking concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-tracking-concept/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3CCV/HQB0RO9S/FI03CCVHQB0RO9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3CCV/HQB0RO9S/FI03CCVHQB0RO9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3CCV/HQB0RO9S/FI03CCVHQB0RO9S.SMALL.jpg goldenshuttle It is good to build a sound tracking system, that makes the motor moves to the direction of the sound. There are posts here called sound localization using arduino.http://hacknmod.com/hack/diy-sound-localization-sensor-with-arduino/ however, there is probably a simpler way to do it. It is simply usi...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 10:18:16 PST
My first robot / 我的第一个机器人 http://www.instructables.com/id/My-first-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/TEF2/HPWMM85T/FKOTEF2HPWMM85T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/TEF2/HPWMM85T/FKOTEF2HPWMM85T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/TEF2/HPWMM85T/FKOTEF2HPWMM85T.SMALL.jpg 传说中的科长 My first robot is a hexapod robot. I called it ET. It's really awesome! The robot was made in March 2012. I designed the robot has three DOF per leg and one DOF in the head. And it has 19 servos be controlled by arduino. A hexapod robot is a mechanical vehicle that walks on six legs. Since a robot c...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 00:41:18 PST
Ultimate Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Vibrobot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/7SVV/HPPSASQ2/F9T7SVVHPPSASQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/7SVV/HPPSASQ2/F9T7SVVHPPSASQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/7SVV/HPPSASQ2/F9T7SVVHPPSASQ2.SMALL.jpg kokpat There are many ways for making vibrobot, but most of them have minor problems, let's discuss and solve it !! Here are the problems... 1. Motor draw a lot of power, I want to use relatively large battery and changing battery is required. 2. Making vibrobot need soldering, it is not suitable for chi...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 23:12:48 PST
lego mindstorm NXT Snow college challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-mindstorm-NXT-Snow-college-challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SMALL.jpg itsmylife10173 This robot was for my eng 1000 class at snow college the object of the chanenge was to drive up the stairs into a square push the orange cans (hunters) out of the square pick up the white can (rabbit) and bring it back over the stairs. robot made and programmed by Zach Harris and M...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:56:54 PST
Steampunk Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Droid/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/FLWN/HO7XQDMD/F3LFLWNHO7XQDMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/FLWN/HO7XQDMD/F3LFLWNHO7XQDMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/FLWN/HO7XQDMD/F3LFLWNHO7XQDMD.SMALL.jpg podpadstudios Ok here we go, my latest Droid. I absolutely love the Steampunk style so making a Steampunk Droid was bound to happen eventually. This is certainly the most fun Droid I have ever created. 90 % of the parts are taken from other things which is the essence of Steampunk. The Droid is full size, radio c...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:58:10 PST
ArcrylArm - Open Source Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/ArcrylArm-Open-Source-Robot-Arm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/JUM6/HM8DHD49/FTUJUM6HM8DHD49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/JUM6/HM8DHD49/FTUJUM6HM8DHD49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/JUM6/HM8DHD49/FTUJUM6HM8DHD49.SMALL.jpg practical_robots This project is a six degree of freedom robot arm mad from laser cut Acrylic.  The arm is powered by 6 hobby servos and controlled by an Arduino Uno. For a overview video, see the following MakerFaire Video (courtesy of Vimeo)  http://vimeo.com/66596260 Assembly videos are uploaded to You Tube.  S...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:47:26 PST
RC Robot tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Robot-tractor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/MZIL/HNM4CG9Y/FKFMZILHNM4CG9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/MZIL/HNM4CG9Y/FKFMZILHNM4CG9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/MZIL/HNM4CG9Y/FKFMZILHNM4CG9Y.SMALL.jpg isodesign Hello, Sorry for my bad English (thank you google traduction). It is a motorized unit, electrical and radio controlled! This module is equipped with two 350w 24V motors supplied with two 12V batteries. It may have various applications, such as a small tow trailer for moving a heavy element from one...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 02:12:46 PST
Quadruped robot using 2 servos with home made arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadruped-robot-using-2-servos-with-home-made-ardu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KOVS/HNL5W5FX/FIYKOVSHNL5W5FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KOVS/HNL5W5FX/FIYKOVSHNL5W5FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KOVS/HNL5W5FX/FIYKOVSHNL5W5FX.SMALL.jpg vamsi danda hey every one if you got an arduino mini and  two standard servos you can make a little robo pet that walk on two 4 legs. but in the project i didn't used a original  arduino. i used an ATmega8 microcontroller with arduino boot-loader. if you are a little familiar with AVR micocontrollers and is...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 05:16:30 PST
cheap DIY robot hand shadow kit - robot that shadows the movement of your hand http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-DIY-robot-hand-shadow-kit-robot-that-shadows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/KKAH/HM8D0SID/FIYKKAHHM8D0SID.SMALL.jpg something1 If you guys want to see more kits from me please support me here  http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-me-build-a-electronics-lab/piad http://www.clubjameco.com/index.php/projects/project_details/24/21110 buy it here http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=-1...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:33:51 PDT
Robotics Claw Mounting Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotics-Claw-Mounting-Bracket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/XLHH/HK4835RL/FMXXLHHHK4835RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/XLHH/HK4835RL/FMXXLHHHK4835RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/XLHH/HK4835RL/FMXXLHHHK4835RL.SMALL.jpg kwoeltje The SparkFun Robotics Claw MkII (part # ROB-11524) is a big improvement on their mark 1 model. The new Pan/Tilt MKII bracket (part # ROB-11674) is also nice (if a tad pricey). Unfortunately the instructions to mount a claw to the Pan/Tilt bracket show the MkI claw. It wasn't apparent how I should mo...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 17:49:00 PDT
Arduino Animatronic Hand Mark 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Animatronic-Hand-Mark-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 This is an animatronic hand I built. The fingers, the palm and the forearm are entirely made of wood (poplar to be exact). The fingers are articulated by tendons (fishing line) pulled by motors. Right now, the 5 servo motors are controlled with an Arduino UNO. This protoype can perform a good amount...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 18:35:17 PDT
My Mini Sumobot (720rpm Prototype Mrk.12) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Mini-Sumobot-720rpm-Prototype-Mrk12/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/VKQ6/HJKBW8G0/F75VKQ6HJKBW8G0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/VKQ6/HJKBW8G0/F75VKQ6HJKBW8G0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/VKQ6/HJKBW8G0/F75VKQ6HJKBW8G0.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a sneak peak of my latest sumobot, it's still a prototype. It runs with four 625-720rpm Micro Metal Gearboxes, and are driven by a single L298N motor driver chip. For its brains, it uses an arduino clone, the gizmini328. Its powered by a 3cell LiPo battery. For its eyes, it uses one Sharp Pr...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 06:31:38 PDT
Human robot with lego NXT http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-robot-with-lego-NXT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SMALL.jpg eventura Human robot with Lego NXT, From  Dominican Republic  by  Eduardo Ventura
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 07:04:51 PDT
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT (DIY AVATAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT-DIY-AVATAR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/ZL5B/HJAI6C6G/F2TZL5BHJAI6C6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/ZL5B/HJAI6C6G/F2TZL5BHJAI6C6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/ZL5B/HJAI6C6G/F2TZL5BHJAI6C6G.SMALL.jpg FDW34 I present REGO, the objective of using bricks existing technologies and combine them to create a avatar robot. This robot will allow us to see, hear, move around and chat with people around the robot from a simple Web browser, so from anywhere in the world. [Je vous présente REGO, le but est d'uti...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 15:44:13 PDT
EZ-Robot Wall.E http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Robot-WallE/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/KPU0/HJ60589X/FNWKPU0HJ60589X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/KPU0/HJ60589X/FNWKPU0HJ60589X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/KPU0/HJ60589X/FNWKPU0HJ60589X.SMALL.jpg Djandco I bought an EZ-Robot kit after seeing Djsures on instructables a while back, its pointless doing a step by step instructable because you can't top the guy who thought of it in the first place :-) If I was wearing a hat at the moment I would take it off to him, one of the most versatile and easy to u...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:10:20 PDT
GPS Guided Autonomous Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-Guided-Autonomous-Rover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/CHH6/HJ5ZQRNM/FP3CHH6HJ5ZQRNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/CHH6/HJ5ZQRNM/FP3CHH6HJ5ZQRNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/CHH6/HJ5ZQRNM/FP3CHH6HJ5ZQRNM.SMALL.jpg bluebean For a group Project we were required to build a Rover that would follow a predetermined track using GPS coordinates. Extensive details are listed in the report attached at the bottom of the page. by Josh Berman, Terry Bugai, Kent Salmon and Mayur Chiba exerpt from the technical report attached: ...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:35:56 PDT
Crawlerbot 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlerbot-2000-2001/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1S0Z/HIW2RK9T/FYN1S0ZHIW2RK9T.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch; all parts were designed and created specifically for this project At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassis and the track system. Soon I created a die for the gears...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:25:02 PDT
My Robot Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robot-Tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IZLE/HIGF12O7/FG0IZLEHIGF12O7.SMALL.jpg rptech Check out my cool new toy guys, I (a high school student) created this magnificent monster from scratch, that's right from scratch (all parts were designed and created specifically for this project -- and the instructables contest). At first I designed 3d models and created blueprints of the chassi...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:53:05 PDT
Easy hydraulic Robotics! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hydraulic-Robotics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/S9FP/HI3TYTTV/F47S9FPHI3TYTTV.SMALL.jpg benmurton There is a lot of small electronic robotics that use servos and stepper motors, but there are very little good, small hydraulic robotics happening. This arm using simple syringes in an effective way that is capable of lifting a fair amount of weight for its size. The materials required are: sy...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:38:12 PDT
simple hydraulic robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-hydraulic-robot-arm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/1820/HI3TKFBW/FQ71820HI3TKFBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/1820/HI3TKFBW/FQ71820HI3TKFBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/1820/HI3TKFBW/FQ71820HI3TKFBW.SMALL.jpg my wookie this is actually something my brother made, but he wanted me to upload it for him. there's a magnet that grabs everything and the syringes are just filled with water other than that its pretty self explanatory.
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 07:06:27 PDT
LIGHT FOLLOWING SIMPLE SPURT ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/LIGHT-FOLLOWING-SIMPLE-SPURT-ROBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/6D8J/HHS9KTJC/FE06D8JHHS9KTJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/6D8J/HHS9KTJC/FE06D8JHHS9KTJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/6D8J/HHS9KTJC/FE06D8JHHS9KTJC.SMALL.jpg makesomeso hai guys this is my simple light following spurt robot.The things you needed to build this robot are: 1) two BC337 NPN transistors 2) two LDR's 3)two 100 RPM DC motors 4) one 9v battery holder 5) one breadboard 6) some wires OPTIONAL 1) wheels 2) some pins ( for connecting wires in breadboard ) ...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:32:14 PDT
Astromech Fusion Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Astromech-Fusion-Power-Generator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CBM0/HH2VJMR0/F5NCBM0HH2VJMR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CBM0/HH2VJMR0/F5NCBM0HH2VJMR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CBM0/HH2VJMR0/F5NCBM0HH2VJMR0.SMALL.jpg podpadstudios A while back to created a droid solar charger but have always wanted to make a more authentic looking Droid Fusion Furnace as seen in Empire strikes back. The idea was to make a fully functioning charging unit one which could be used at events next to the Droids. The unit charges both 12 and 24v sys...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 00:20:40 PDT
Simplest Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/9L7S/HH2LF6FW/FOW9L7SHH2LF6FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/9L7S/HH2LF6FW/FOW9L7SHH2LF6FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/9L7S/HH2LF6FW/FOW9L7SHH2LF6FW.SMALL.jpg Samartist a few days ago, i saw a robot at... http://www.instructables.com/id/INTRODUCTION-24/ to be honest, the circuitry was a mess to see, although the schematic was simple, so i made a new PCB of it, and redesigned a little things, to get a very neat and small circuit of it.... this circuit needs:- 1.L...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 20:05:54 PDT
Ball Balancing Beam http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Balancing-Beam/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/EJAD/HGH70RNQ/FD5EJADHGH70RNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/EJAD/HGH70RNQ/FD5EJADHGH70RNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/EJAD/HGH70RNQ/FD5EJADHGH70RNQ.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is a video of a ball balancing beam mechanism I constructed. Fun little experiment that didn't work as expected but did return some useful information for further modifications that might make it work. Mechanism is a simple geared motor connected to a balance beam. The ball serves as a  switch...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 00:54:49 PDT
DIY Ways to Play with Sphero: Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ways-to-Play-with-Sphero-Obstacle-Course/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DZ68/HGH6REZ1/FA7DZ68HGH6REZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DZ68/HGH6REZ1/FA7DZ68HGH6REZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DZ68/HGH6REZ1/FA7DZ68HGH6REZ1.SMALL.jpg gosphero School is almost out. Are you ready to play? With household items like sticky notes, paper clips, thumbtacks, binder clips, dry erase markers, video game boxes, and even video game controllers, you can have loads of fun this summer making obstacle courses for your Sphero. Have a favorite place in y...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 08:40:10 PDT
Capacitor Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Powered-Car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/3MFB/HGH6XDYC/F673MFBHGH6XDYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/3MFB/HGH6XDYC/F673MFBHGH6XDYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/3MFB/HGH6XDYC/F673MFBHGH6XDYC.SMALL.jpg kaceycody Our Engineering Teacher gave us the task of making a capacitor powered car. He gave us a month or so to use whatever materials we had in the metal shop. The catch? We had to make it the smallest, lightest, and quickest that we could. Total Dimensions: Front: 1" Back: 3" Sides: 4" We started with a...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 10:59:50 PDT
Homemade cleaning mop - robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-cleaning-mop-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/PIK8/HFD1KNN4/FYRPIK8HFD1KNN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/PIK8/HFD1KNN4/FYRPIK8HFD1KNN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/PIK8/HFD1KNN4/FYRPIK8HFD1KNN4.SMALL.jpg ws2pac This is cleaning mop-robot(Krobi "K").Needed items:Old car toy wheels,piece of styrofoam,old flowers pot,switch,console batteries and piece of cloth. another video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHx6LeweM4Y
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 11:32:18 PDT
Scarlett Robotics first, F.I.R.S.T Robot :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurry-Rigged-FIRST-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/4WEF/HFD16I5K/FLS4WEFHFD16I5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/4WEF/HFD16I5K/FLS4WEFHFD16I5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/4WEF/HFD16I5K/FLS4WEFHFD16I5K.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox This is the first year that my school has competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition, so our knowledge and experience about building robots, especially of this size, was just about zero. We were given our materials and task in the beginning of January and had until February 18th (I think) to complet...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:22:09 PDT
Dr Who Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Dr-Who-Tardis/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/JWRR/HFBK96ID/FTCJWRRHFBK96ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/JWRR/HFBK96ID/FTCJWRRHFBK96ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/JWRR/HFBK96ID/FTCJWRRHFBK96ID.SMALL.jpg podpadstudios I would love to make a full size Tardis but simply have nowhere to put it so I went for the next best thing. The idea behind this build is that the Tardis will act as a computer case and mobile Dalek charger which I can use on public events. A fully working computer will be built into the Tardis and...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:57:37 PDT
solarbotic http://www.instructables.com/id/solarbotic-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/TN99/HF243TVV/F0QTN99HF243TVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/TN99/HF243TVV/F0QTN99HF243TVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/TN99/HF243TVV/F0QTN99HF243TVV.SMALL.jpg banlanji this is a another solarbotic
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 02:18:26 PDT
solarbotic http://www.instructables.com/id/solarbotic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/D3XT/HF243RFU/F7LD3XTHF243RFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/D3XT/HF243RFU/F7LD3XTHF243RFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/D3XT/HF243RFU/F7LD3XTHF243RFU.SMALL.jpg banlanji the solar cell is so weak,1v,so i use a joule thief to Increase the voltage。i also build a solarengine。Assembly them together!
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 20:32:52 PDT
Solar robotic beam robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-robotic-beam-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/I2W2/HF23QJB9/F51I2W2HF23QJB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/I2W2/HF23QJB9/F51I2W2HF23QJB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/I2W2/HF23QJB9/F51I2W2HF23QJB9.SMALL.jpg banlanji This is a solar which based on solarengine.it is a car.
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 02:06:22 PDT
Easy and Simple Arduino Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Simple-Arduino-Robot-Arm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/MY3G/HET1B66G/FT9MY3GHET1B66G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/MY3G/HET1B66G/FT9MY3GHET1B66G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/MY3G/HET1B66G/FT9MY3GHET1B66G.SMALL.jpg martzsam Hello fellow iblers! This is to serve as a small guide to replicating my most recent project; an Arduino based robotic arm. First off I would like to acknowledge the help of Instructables user steveastrouk for getting me started on the programming, and my good friend Sean Ulrich for spending 6 hou...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 14:26:16 PDT
RC CAR "RoadSter" http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-CAR-RoadSter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C511/HERLZTTU/FKBC511HERLZTTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C511/HERLZTTU/FKBC511HERLZTTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C511/HERLZTTU/FKBC511HERLZTTU.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Finally Something sensible to share on INSTRUCKTABLES. Here's A Model of RC CAR made by Bi-Foam and some parts from an cheap $40 RC CAR. I Named this model "ROADSTER". Items Required:- 1.A short square foam 2.2 3v dc motor 3.Microcontoller from a cheap rc car
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:17:31 PDT
Lipo powered Roomba http://www.instructables.com/id/Lipo-powered-Roomba/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/3JPI/HELXKLRH/F9N3JPIHELXKLRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/3JPI/HELXKLRH/F9N3JPIHELXKLRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/3JPI/HELXKLRH/F9N3JPIHELXKLRH.SMALL.jpg bremus This is a real simple and quick build log that I did this morning. I was sweeping up the dogs fur when I remembered I had a roomba a few years back and stopped using because the stock batteries sucked. I had been toying around with the idea of making it lipo powered but never got around to it. Its ...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 12:52:14 PDT
GigginoBot 2.0: Arduino powered robot http://www.instructables.com/id/GigginoBot-20-Arduino-powered-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/B2QA/HEI48CZ2/FX2B2QAHEI48CZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/B2QA/HEI48CZ2/FX2B2QAHEI48CZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/B2QA/HEI48CZ2/FX2B2QAHEI48CZ2.SMALL.jpg 0x54 This is GigginoBot. It is builded recycling an old wine bottle packing case. It is Arduno based and it has several sensors. In the following video it uses only the two sonar sensors on the top to move around avoiding objects contact. I'm also working on computer vision with Open...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:05:36 PDT
Ultimate UpCycling: $40 Wheelchair Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-UpCycling-40-Wheelchair-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/Z07M/HEBNHUW3/FCFZ07MHEBNHUW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/Z07M/HEBNHUW3/FCFZ07MHEBNHUW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/Z07M/HEBNHUW3/FCFZ07MHEBNHUW3.SMALL.jpg Dark Light I needed to do some research on Smart Wheelchair technology, and what better way to do it than on an actual wheelchair? Well, the better way was upcycling 3 broken wheelchairs into one working wheelchair-based robot. Total cost for the entire project: $40 for an Arduino and some ultrasonic sensors....
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 16:38:09 PDT
My Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/V6S2/HEBMZF1T/FXZV6S2HEBMZF1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/V6S2/HEBMZF1T/FXZV6S2HEBMZF1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/V6S2/HEBMZF1T/FXZV6S2HEBMZF1T.SMALL.jpg ando2013 YOU NEED :  - 1x ARDUINO UNO  - 1x TAMIYA UNIVERSAL PLATE SET  - 1x TAMIYA TRACK & WHEEL SET  - 1x TAMIYA MOTOR GEARBOX  - 1x L298 Dual H-Bridge Motor Driver  - 1x 9g Servo  - 1x Ir Sharp Sensor  - Plexiglass  - 1x SPDT Switch  - Some Wires  - Hot Glue Gun  - 3x 9 v Battery  - 1x Test PCB  -1x L087...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 08:03:10 PDT
Four Degrees of Freedom Lego Robot Arm made from Two Thymio Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Degrees-of-Freedom-Lego-Robot-Arm-made-from-T/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/668B/HE7DAHA7/FIP668BHE7DAHA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/668B/HE7DAHA7/FIP668BHE7DAHA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/668B/HE7DAHA7/FIP668BHE7DAHA7.SMALL.jpg sharon13m This 4-degree of freedom robot arm is made from two Thymio Robots and plenty of lego.  The small lego wheels rotates in front of the proximity sensors to measure actual distance traveled. This robot arm was created by: Dr Stéphane Magnenat of EPFL, and Austin Hendrix of Willow Garage More informati...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:23:38 PDT