Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:12:40 PST BLOX v1.01 Camera Dolly, used in our "Drone Haters" video http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Dolly-used-in-our-Drone-Haters-video/
Camera Dolly, used in our "Drone Haters" video - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PLVB/I5GMZVAD/FTRPLVBI5GMZVAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PLVB/I5GMZVAD/FTRPLVBI5GMZVAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PLVB/I5GMZVAD/FTRPLVBI5GMZVAD.SMALL.jpg bkastrinos Ever want to create those Star Wars type effects? The rock solid video, you will remember, is because the model was stationary, and the camera moved. When played back, the model appears to be moving, smoothly. A camera dolly can be used for all types of special effects, or interesting camera angles....
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:28:50 PST
fighting robot http://www.instructables.com/id/fighting-robot/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:25:05 PST
Remote controlled Robotic Arm (MeArm) using pfodApp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Robotic-Arm-MeArm-using-pfodApp/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:53:25 PST
Super Easy Fun Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Fun-Vibrobot/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:35:35 PST
Make line follower robot in 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-line-follower-robot-in-5/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:38:05 PST
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT Version 2 (DIY AVATAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT-Version-2-DIY-AVATAR/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:49:58 PST
Building Robotic Arm with Makeblock parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Robotic-Arm-with-Makeblock-parts/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:21:08 PST
Robotic Arm SolidWorks http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-SolidWorks/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:18:26 PST
The disease absorber http://www.instructables.com/id/The-disease-absorber/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:44:40 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
EVB - Rubic’s Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/EVB-Rubics-Cube-Solver/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:19:10 PST
Elementary Robotics Part 2 - Adding the Microcontroller and Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Elementary-Robotics-Part-2-Adding-the-Microcontrol/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:08:56 PST
RoboTug: robot strength-o-meter http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboTug-robot-strength-o-meter/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:08:58 PST
Solar WobbleBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-WobbleBot/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:05 PST
CleanBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/CleanBOT/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:21:12 PST
Animatronic eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-eye/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:53:22 PST
Push Rollbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Rollbot/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:14:49 PST
EVB - A way to replace the brain of the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 http://www.instructables.com/id/EVB-A-way-to-replace-the-brain-of-the-LEGO-Mindsto/
EVB - A way to replace the brain of the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/43OJ/I4UGJ2C2/FK043OJI4UGJ2C2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/43OJ/I4UGJ2C2/FK043OJI4UGJ2C2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/43OJ/I4UGJ2C2/FK043OJI4UGJ2C2.SMALL.jpg maker_studio The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Gyro Boy is a very typical model for demonstration purposes. Many guys build this robot as their first EV3 robot.You can control the boy through different color by color sensor. But I found it hard to give the proper instructions.So I replaced the color sensor with an IR Rece...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:31:19 PST
Elementary Robotics Part 1 - Powered Machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Elementary-Robotics-Part-1-Powered-Machines/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:21:23 PST
Robotic Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Rover/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:33:04 PST
Cheap Artbots for Workshops http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Artbots-for-Workshops/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 18:24:04 PST
quad copter http://www.instructables.com/id/quad-copter/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:58:25 PST
Scribblebots http://www.instructables.com/id/Scribblebots/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:03:07 PST
Continuous Servo Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuous-Servo-Mod/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:46:37 PST
How to make a BrushBot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BrushBot/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:07:34 PST
Pointillist Painting Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Pointillist-Painting-Robot-Arm/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:27:50 PST
SIMPLE OBSTACLE DETECTING ROVER http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-OBSTACLE-DETECTING-ROVER/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:30:36 PST
TechTank c/w coilgun http://www.instructables.com/id/TechTank-cw-coilgun/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:26:06 PST
DIY Simple Flame following Robot without Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Flame-following-Robot-without-Microcont/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:03:38 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot-4/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09:38:05 PST
Bolly and my kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolly-and-my-kids/
Bolly and my kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/RIUW/I48C6XHW/FI9RIUWI48C6XHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/RIUW/I48C6XHW/FI9RIUWI48C6XHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/RIUW/I48C6XHW/FI9RIUWI48C6XHW.SMALL.jpg robertodelle This is my first robot project with arduino and I it is based on this instructable:Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker!The my surprise of this project is the interaction between a simple robot and my seven years old kids and the great interesting in my nine years old daughter. Circuit diagram and co...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:43:24 PST
Pulse Width Modulation(PWM) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-Width-ModulationPWM/
Pulse Width Modulation(PWM) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/K9AH/I4CNFPYS/F3UK9AHI4CNFPYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/K9AH/I4CNFPYS/F3UK9AHI4CNFPYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/K9AH/I4CNFPYS/F3UK9AHI4CNFPYS.SMALL.jpg hrayhan PWM is device that control you motor speed especially for your brushless motor. Maybe you can use it to control when you are soldering or use it for regular fan in your room. This PWM can also be used for your robot projectFor more projects:http://do-ityourself-project.blogspot.com/Video:http://do-i...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:56:52 PST
DIY Telepresence Using Ubuntu Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Telepresence-Using-Ubuntu-Laptop/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:51:52 PST
Building a robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-robotic-arm/
Building a robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8Q1O/I3VHB887/FJ18Q1OI3VHB887.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8Q1O/I3VHB887/FJ18Q1OI3VHB887.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8Q1O/I3VHB887/FJ18Q1OI3VHB887.SMALL.jpg Tarini Srikanth Have you ever wondered what future looks like? The whole world will be filled with technology and robots will be everywhere. We can even image lots of people enjoying careers in engineering and robotics! Robots are extremely precise when they work. Soon robots will be making other robots!In this in...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:39:31 PST
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/
FTC - Encoder Cables for AndyMark NeveRest Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/N53J/I3PJUDDW/F0JN53JI3PJUDDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/N53J/I3PJUDDW/F0JN53JI3PJUDDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/N53J/I3PJUDDW/F0JN53JI3PJUDDW.SMALL.jpg Cougar Robotics We are Cougar Robotics 4251 and this Instructable shows you how to complete the AndyMark Encoder Cables for your NeveRest motors and HiTechnic Controllers. Parts AndyMark AM-2965 cablesThese are the double ended cables where both ends have the AndyMark motor connector on them. You can make two...
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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
Jansen Linkage Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Jansen-Linkage-Robot/
Jansen Linkage Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/TPRK/I3KBQGVX/FCYTPRKI3KBQGVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/TPRK/I3KBQGVX/FCYTPRKI3KBQGVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/TPRK/I3KBQGVX/FCYTPRKI3KBQGVX.SMALL.jpg bcantler This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com).The design parameters for this project were that the project must implement 3D printed parts in the design, that it must make use of a 7.62 x 4.62 x 2.25 ...
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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 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/
Auto Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/N2KV/I3H4VMZ3/FMUN2KVI3H4VMZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/N2KV/I3H4VMZ3/FMUN2KVI3H4VMZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/N2KV/I3H4VMZ3/FMUN2KVI3H4VMZ3.SMALL.jpg johnpierce1845 This instructable is done for the completion of the final deliverable for the FALL 2014 MAKE course. (www.makecourse.com)By: John Pierce Getting Started In the beginning god created Auto CAD.I first drafted the parts that I needed in Auto CAD.I have attached the full assembly and all of my custo...
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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/
SUPER SIMPLE BEGINNERS ROBOT II (ARDUINO UNO VER.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/O1JC/I3BH9AZK/FOKO1JCI3BH9AZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/O1JC/I3BH9AZK/FOKO1JCI3BH9AZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/O1JC/I3BH9AZK/FOKO1JCI3BH9AZK.SMALL.jpg BIGBUG This 'ible is based on my pretty popular SUPER SIMPLE BEGINNERS ROBOT 'ible. After many, many requests to provide an updated Arduino version, here it is!I created this Instructable, and its predecessor, for the absolute n00by robot wannabe. There seems to still be a large number of beginners getting...
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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/
Simple Wireless Robot Without Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CTX0/I395SYMG/FV2CTX0I395SYMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CTX0/I395SYMG/FV2CTX0I395SYMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CTX0/I395SYMG/FV2CTX0I395SYMG.SMALL.jpg Magesh Jayakumar A robot that does not need any sort of programming or complex circuit to build, This is a complete beginner robot, anyone can do this without much knowledge about electronics, all you need is right components and right placement of these components.This is a simplest Wireless robot without a need fo...
By: Magesh Jayakumar

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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/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST