Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 02:22:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tonka truck RC conversion with dump and 4WS Quad Steering http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonka-truck-RC-conversion-with-dump-and-4WS-Quad-S/
Tonka truck RC conversion with dump and 4WS Quad Steering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/AQ3Y/IE2NE8RO/FEIAQ3YIE2NE8RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/AQ3Y/IE2NE8RO/FEIAQ3YIE2NE8RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/AQ3Y/IE2NE8RO/FEIAQ3YIE2NE8RO.SMALL.jpg AnEngineersView I admit a Tonka truck RC conversion is not an original idea but when i thought of it I thought I was the first ... that is until I searched the web, D'oh. Yes, this has been done before but in my opinion everyone else did it the hard way and failed to preserve the original look ... here is the easy ...
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 19:24:31 PDT
Controllable Robotic Hand with Flex Sensors & Servos http://www.instructables.com/id/Controllable-Robotic-Hand-with-Flex-Sensors-Servos/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 09:16:47 PDT
stainless steel Tank Track with shock absorber damping Smart robot Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/stainless-steel-Tank-Track-with-shock-absorber-dam/
stainless steel Tank Track with shock absorber damping Smart robot Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/O75C/IE1HJLL4/F0YO75CIE1HJLL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/O75C/IE1HJLL4/F0YO75CIE1HJLL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/O75C/IE1HJLL4/F0YO75CIE1HJLL4.SMALL.jpg SINONING Never seen this tank before, it is perfect!!!this tank made in stainless steel not aluminium, stainless steel more strong than aluminium. damping and shock absorption wheel make it moving much smooth.never seen this tank before.most parts from Internet, you can buy it make your own tank.you also can...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:17:20 PDT
how to build a simple moving robot(beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-simple-moving-robotbeginners/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:27:36 PDT
Kids Build - My First Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Build-My-First-Robot-Arm/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:53:13 PDT
CrabBot with Laser Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/CrabBot-with-Laser-Eyes/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:54:35 PDT
The remote Arduino Bluetooth Love Boat, exciting and new... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-remote-Arduino-Bluetooth-Love-Boat-exciting-an/
The remote Arduino Bluetooth Love Boat, exciting and new... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CE52/IDUQTR9P/FV2CE52IDUQTR9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CE52/IDUQTR9P/FV2CE52IDUQTR9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CE52/IDUQTR9P/FV2CE52IDUQTR9P.SMALL.jpg manu4371 My son got an old RF boat on which the remote 47MHz control device is again and again broken. So I decided to build a new one with some additional skills:- a more important remote range up to 1000 m in open areas- a reverse drive when your boat is stuck with river weeds- a power suplly with no speci...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:09:48 PDT
Intel IoT Prelude #1, Tame That Tiger http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Invitational-Prelude-1-Tame-That-Tiger/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:34:20 PDT
Interactive Path Following Robotic Arm using pfodApp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Path-Following-Robotic-Arm-using-pfodA/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:30:03 PDT
Robo-Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Critters/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:58:55 PDT
Android Control Arduino RC Car Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Control-Arduino-RC-Car-Make/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:56:00 PDT
Racing Robots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Racing-Robots/
Racing Robots! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/KTM3/IDTAMEVM/F1RKTM3IDTAMEVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/KTM3/IDTAMEVM/F1RKTM3IDTAMEVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/KTM3/IDTAMEVM/F1RKTM3IDTAMEVM.SMALL.jpg Sudharsan Sukumar This project uses LabVIEW, a chipKIT WF32 microcontroller, and a Leap Motion Controller in order to race two robots. LabVIEW MakerHub LINX is used to communicate between LabVIEW and the microcontroller. A LabVIEW MakerHub library for the leap is used to track hand position and then peaks and valley...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:03:04 PDT
How to #MakeItLoud for FIRST http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-MakeItLoud-for-FIRST/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:34:06 PDT
Tap-Pad Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tap-Pad-Robot/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:56:30 PDT
Dancing Vibrating Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Vibrating-Bug/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:31:37 PDT
make your own griper http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-griper/
make your own griper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/HQ8O/IDQU01ID/FD5HQ8OIDQU01ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/HQ8O/IDQU01ID/FD5HQ8OIDQU01ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/HQ8O/IDQU01ID/FD5HQ8OIDQU01ID.SMALL.jpg kaveh2 This is a cheap griper that you can add different types of arms to it. Requirements 1-two gearboxes[it wold be better if you use gearboxes like mine]2-pliers3-screw driver4-knife5-a piece of plastic[you can use a tongue depressor instead]6-two wheels7-tongue depressors8-hot glue9-solider Prepr...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:41:59 PDT
Convert your paper boat to a motor / speed boat. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-paper-boat-to-a-motor-speed-boat/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:31:40 PDT
Hosting a FIRST Meet & Greet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hosting-a-FIRST-Meet-Greet/
Hosting a FIRST Meet & Greet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/WN4P/IDLI44VF/FO4WN4PIDLI44VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/WN4P/IDLI44VF/FO4WN4PIDLI44VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/WN4P/IDLI44VF/FO4WN4PIDLI44VF.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Key to building a professional support network for your FIRST team or program, is connecting with the local area businesses and professionals who can provide mentoring, coaching and sponsorship support. While informal outreach events can help make some of those connections, hosting a formal FIRST M...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:45:48 PDT
Drive a Roomba robot from Grasshopper using computer vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-a-Roomba-robot-from-Grasshopper-using-comput/
Drive a Roomba robot from Grasshopper using computer vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/SN4J/IDLI0JY1/FRSSN4JIDLI0JY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/SN4J/IDLI0JY1/FRSSN4JIDLI0JY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/SN4J/IDLI0JY1/FRSSN4JIDLI0JY1.SMALL.jpg maria.yablonina Roomba robots are amazing and we all know that. There are quite a few tutorials out there on how to hack them and millions of different ways to control them. As i work a lot with Grasshopper and Rhino I decided to build my own system for driving the robot directly from Grashopper.In this Instructabl...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:05:01 PDT
DIY Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Arm/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:44:55 PDT
Make a Robotic Solenoid Demonstration Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Robotic-Solenoid-Demonstration-Model/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:49:22 PDT
smart robot car chassis remote control car chassis kit http://www.instructables.com/id/smart-robot-car-chassis-remote-control-car-chassis/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:40:33 PDT
Control robot with a TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-robot-with-a-remote/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:42:59 PDT
Pnuematics For Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Pnuematics-For-Robotics/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 06:18:22 PDT
AUTONOMOUS HOOVER (Intel IOT) http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTONOMOUS-HOOVER-Intel-IOT/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:54:16 PDT
How To Make a Ball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Ball-Launcher/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:04:44 PDT
Boom and Gripper bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-and-Gripper-bot/
Boom and Gripper bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/6AVT/IDFSA1DG/FJ86AVTIDFSA1DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/6AVT/IDFSA1DG/FJ86AVTIDFSA1DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/6AVT/IDFSA1DG/FJ86AVTIDFSA1DG.SMALL.jpg jscottb Robotic grippers have always been fun things to play with. Adding one to a robot is like having a remote control Tonka toy from my childhood. In the past, grippers where a major deal to build and construct, but with 3d printers, CNC cutters and a wide variety of premade gripper kits, it makes it ver...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:30:46 PDT
how to make a r.c robotic car at home http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-rc-robotic-car-at-home/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 08:49:45 PDT
how to make a obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-obstacle-avoiding-robot-2/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 22:16:53 PDT
Toy car with DTST switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-car-with-DTST-switch/
Toy car with DTST switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/L7WQ/IDBHXDJS/FADL7WQIDBHXDJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/L7WQ/IDBHXDJS/FADL7WQIDBHXDJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/L7WQ/IDBHXDJS/FADL7WQIDBHXDJS.SMALL.jpg RenatoS7 Hi this is my first publication here on instructables.While this is not a very complex project, im publishing it here first to make it available to anyone who maybe looking for a way to make a reversible current project in a easy way without needing of arduino or any micro controlled board.This was ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:27:22 PDT
Internet Controlled Telepresence Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Telepresence-Robot/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 21:28:27 PDT
Extending Soft Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-Soft-Actuator/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 10:47:16 PDT
FIRST Teams Guide to Effective Outreach http://www.instructables.com/id/FIRST-Teams-Guide-to-Effective-Outreach/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 21:13:48 PDT
New!Steering smart robot car chassis by Servo FUTABA 3003 SINONING http://www.instructables.com/id/NewSteering-smart-robot-car-chassis-by-Servo-FUTAB/
New!Steering smart robot car chassis by Servo FUTABA 3003 SINONING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I62E/ID1HXJOX/FIJI62EID1HXJOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I62E/ID1HXJOX/FIJI62EID1HXJOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I62E/ID1HXJOX/FIJI62EID1HXJOX.SMALL.jpg SINONING Design and made by SINONING ROBOTthis is smart car chassis, you can install your PCB board on it, such Arduino, and write you code, it will become a robot car. if you like, you can buy from Steering robot chassis Install the front wheel Install the servo Install the motor
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 18:46:42 PDT
Two Wheel Robot Design & Simulate http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Wheel-Robot-Design-Simulate/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:21:52 PDT
Introduction to Basic Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Basic-Robotics/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 20:21:27 PDT
12V Relay with Timer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Relay-with-Timer-Switch/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 17:00:31 PDT
Android controlled, path following vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-controlled-path-following-vehicle/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 15:49:18 PDT
Robocraft - RC aircraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Robocraft-RC-aircraft/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 05:42:25 PDT
DIY Smart Robot Tracking Car kits tracking car photosensitive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Robot-Tracking-Car-kits-tracking-car-pho/
DIY Smart Robot Tracking Car kits tracking car photosensitive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/WOZC/ICRXTWFE/FS4WOZCICRXTWFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/WOZC/ICRXTWFE/FS4WOZCICRXTWFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/WOZC/ICRXTWFE/FS4WOZCICRXTWFE.SMALL.jpg SINONING Design by SINONING ROBOTYou can buy from tracking robot carTheoryLM393 chip compare the two photoresistor, when there is one side photoresistor LED on WHITE the side of the motor will stopped immediately, the other side of the motor spin up, so that the trolley correction direction, back to the righ...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 01:06:05 PDT
easy home made toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-home-made-toy-car/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:00:12 PDT
FIRST Mentoring: Volunteering with Impact http://www.instructables.com/id/FIRST-Mentoring-Volunteering-with-Impact/
FIRST Mentoring: Volunteering with Impact - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/UKPE/ICRXQ77G/FXIUKPEICRXQ77G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/UKPE/ICRXQ77G/FXIUKPEICRXQ77G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/UKPE/ICRXQ77G/FXIUKPEICRXQ77G.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory We've worked with FIRST K-12 STEM programs for 10 years now, starting with our son's FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics team in 2005, and then starting a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) high school level robotics team in our garage in 2008. Before that, we'd volunteered in various capacities in various y...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:45:30 PDT
Low Cost Linear Actuator (using glue sticks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Linear-Actuator-using-glue-sticks/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 10:28:27 PDT
Create a Robotics simulator using Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Robotics-simulator-using-Processing/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:39:17 PDT
WALL-E Metal robot tank chassis install guide http://www.instructables.com/id/WALL-E-Metal-robot-tank-chassis-install-guide/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:38:43 PDT
Another Simple Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Simple-Gripper/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:45:45 PDT
A multi-controlled high precision desktop robot arm :Dobot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-multi-controlled-high-precision-desktop-ro/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:16:01 PDT
SELF BALANCING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Witty-Robot/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:52:56 PDT
Arduino based 4WD Bluetooth Microbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-4WD-Bluetooth-Microbot/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:37:10 PDT
Competition Readiness for FIRST Teams http://www.instructables.com/id/Competition-Readiness-for-FIRST-Teams/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:42:20 PDT