Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:00:51 PST BLOX v1.01 Setting up the Zybot-Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-the-Zybot-Software/
Setting up the Zybot-Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/GOOQ/I6RSLMQD/FWOGOOQI6RSLMQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/GOOQ/I6RSLMQD/FWOGOOQI6RSLMQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/GOOQ/I6RSLMQD/FWOGOOQI6RSLMQD.SMALL.jpg joshwoldstad This Instructable is part one of a six-part series of building the Zybot. In this Instructable we will be setting up the software side of the Zybot. The ZYBO (Zynq Board) is an embedded software and digital circuit development platform.We are going to be setting up Ubuntu and other software that wil...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:22:43 PST
Setting up the Zybot Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-the-Zybot-Server/
Setting up the Zybot Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/AO2K/I6RSLJ0V/F9IAO2KI6RSLJ0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/AO2K/I6RSLJ0V/F9IAO2KI6RSLJ0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/AO2K/I6RSLJ0V/F9IAO2KI6RSLJ0V.SMALL.jpg joshwoldstad Now that we have our Zybot set up and the firmware installed, we can set up our server script and get our webcam working! This is part of the Zybot collaboration, so be sure to check out the other Instructables. The previous instructable is here. (Setting Up the Zybot-Software)The plan for this Ins...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:21:45 PST
Setting Up the Zybot - Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-the-Zybot-Hardware/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:16:46 PST
Setting up the Zybot - The Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-the-Zybot-The-Controller/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:14:32 PST
Nellie, the Weed Picking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Nellie-the-Weed-Picking-Robot/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:23:43 PST
Setting up the Zybot - Troubleshooting http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-the-Zybot-Troubleshooting/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:39:54 PST
Setting up the Zybot - Power Considerations http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-the-Zybot-Power-Considerations/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:02:51 PST
Zybot - Getting Started Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Zybot-Getting-Started-Guide/
Zybot - Getting Started Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/3ESQ/I6RSLFZN/FB53ESQI6RSLFZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/3ESQ/I6RSLFZN/FB53ESQI6RSLFZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/3ESQ/I6RSLFZN/FB53ESQI6RSLFZN.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz The Zybot is quite the project. It requires a lot of steps, multiple Instructables, and lots of hardware. I would highly recommend reading each Instructable to make sure you know what you are getting yourself into before you start. This Instructable will tell you the correct order to do the Instruct...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:01:28 PST
RobotC for VEX Cortex http://www.instructables.com/id/RobotC-for-VEX-Cortex/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:30:16 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
Making humanoid robot from Flatten water pipe pvc and scraps for frame and more robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-humanoid-robot-from-Flated-water-pipe-and-s/
Making humanoid robot from Flatten water pipe pvc and scraps for frame and more robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/LKS0/I6HSFJP3/F1DLKS0I6HSFJP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/LKS0/I6HSFJP3/F1DLKS0I6HSFJP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/LKS0/I6HSFJP3/F1DLKS0I6HSFJP3.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu After i Posting on Instructable about how to platten Pvc water pipe including the sample how that use, many friend askin to making Intructables for detail. so i star to Instructable making a Humanoid Robot using PVC material and scraps for making the body and frame. Maybe using 3D printer is easl...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:14:04 PST
Robot Tablet Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Tablet-Player/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:36:31 PST
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/BristleBot-Swarm/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:54:49 PST
DIY Planetary Gearbox for Nema17 Stepper motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Planetary-Gearbox-for-Nema17-Stepper-motor/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:49:55 PST
wired controlled manual robot http://www.instructables.com/id/wired-controlled-manual-robot/
wired controlled manual robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/Z498/I6DYW3EA/FS2Z498I6DYW3EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/Z498/I6DYW3EA/FS2Z498I6DYW3EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/Z498/I6DYW3EA/FS2Z498I6DYW3EA.SMALL.jpg Robotics club of CEG Hi guys ! In this tutorial we will present you the very basic wired controlled robot(often called manual robot). Hope, each and every one of us would have played with toy cars in our childhood. we will be building one such in a matter of 30 minutes. This is a very simple DIY activity which even scho...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:13:57 PST
Self-Balancing Upside Down Pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Upside-Down-Pendulum/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:41:03 PST
ActoBitty Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/ActoBitty-Line-Following-Robot/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:24:23 PST
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Titan-30kg-Combat-Robot-under-100/
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Combat Robotics has always and forever long been a great passion of mine. From childhood i wanted to build a rather large sized combat robot myself but due to lack of skill and funds was unable to do so. Recently i decided that it was time and I undertook a challenge to build a 30 Kg combat robot wi...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:09:28 PST
Syringe Hydraulic Robot - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Syringe-Hydraulic-Robot-DIY/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:33:24 PST
EV3 sound: make your EV3 play the drums http://www.instructables.com/id/EV3-sound-make-your-EV3-play-the-drums/
EV3 sound: make your EV3 play the drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/JDTH/I64XHV7K/FDLJDTHI64XHV7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/JDTH/I64XHV7K/FDLJDTHI64XHV7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/JDTH/I64XHV7K/FDLJDTHI64XHV7K.SMALL.jpg cat_astrophic Do you need a drummer for your band? This robot made using the LEGO MindStorms EV3 will play the drums(which are pots) for you. You can program it to play anything especially the beat for your song.If you add more motors you could create more complex tunes. What you will need To build this you wi...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:21:50 PST
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
How to use scratch to program a mBot with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mBot-with-Makeblock/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:04:55 PST
How To Makes An Dancing Robots (TINKERBOTS) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Makes-An-Dancing-Robots-TINKERBOTS/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:50:07 PST
How to make a robot clean your room http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-clean-your-room/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:26:06 PST
DIY H-bridge for Motor Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-H-bridge-for-Motor-Control/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:56:48 PST
MakeyMakey Keyboard Emulator for FIRST Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeyMakey-Keyboard-Emulator-for-FIRST-Robotics/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:12:17 PST
Laser Drone Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Drone-Tag/
Laser Drone Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/1BBH/I5QN0RN5/F0X1BBHI5QN0RN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/1BBH/I5QN0RN5/F0X1BBHI5QN0RN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/1BBH/I5QN0RN5/F0X1BBHI5QN0RN5.SMALL.jpg bkastrinos It seems the divide is growing between Drone Haters and Drone Lovers. So we have a solution. Drone Laser Tag. Drone Haters, pick up your weapons. But caution, these Drones are piloted by Drone Lovers, and they shoot back...with great skill and cunning. Let the games begin! Prepping the Guns I cho...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 19:28:42 PST
Gyro Sensor Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyro-Sensor-Controlled-Car/
Gyro Sensor Controlled Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L7VN/I5P7J349/FC6L7VNI5P7J349.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L7VN/I5P7J349/FC6L7VNI5P7J349.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L7VN/I5P7J349/FC6L7VNI5P7J349.SMALL.jpg prayag nao Had you ever played games by gyro Sensor on your mobile device ? Of course yes.You can also use mobile gyro sensor to control any thing(i.e. cars,robots)in real life.you only need few things...1)A Bluetooth module(HC-05).2)A Micro controller development board(i am using AVR ATmega16). 3)A 12 volts b...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 08:25:21 PST
PiCy - The Tiny Raspberry Pi Powered Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/PiCy-The-Tiny-Raspberry-Pi-Powered-Robot/
PiCy - The Tiny Raspberry Pi Powered Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ITMC/I5MD60X6/FBIITMCI5MD60X6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ITMC/I5MD60X6/FBIITMCI5MD60X6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ITMC/I5MD60X6/FBIITMCI5MD60X6.SMALL.jpg PiBorg Build your own tiny Raspberry Pi based robot out of a few easy to obtain bits!You will need: A Raspberry Pi. A PiCy pack kit, which contains: Two motors and two wheels. A battery holder for two AA batteries with battery clip. Two 40mm M4 bolts with two M4 nuts. Some wire (roughly 20cm of red, 10cm ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:07:28 PST
Solo Cup Artbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Artbot/
Solo Cup Artbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/NIRT/I5MD4SRH/FUCNIRTI5MD4SRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/NIRT/I5MD4SRH/FUCNIRTI5MD4SRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/NIRT/I5MD4SRH/FUCNIRTI5MD4SRH.SMALL.jpg Joshua_Prenosil This Instructable will show you how to build an art robot out of a Solo cup, pencils/pens, and a few pieces of hardware. The instructions here are divided into four 'sections' that demonstrate you how to:Build Your Power Source (Steps 2 - 6)Set Up Your Robot Frame (Steps 7 - 10)Attach Your Motor (St...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:01:51 PST
Rubber band and Fibre Nervous Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-band-and-Fibre-Nervous-Robotic-Hand/
Rubber band and Fibre Nervous Robotic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/EJKH/I5J5ACEG/FG5EJKHI5J5ACEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/EJKH/I5J5ACEG/FG5EJKHI5J5ACEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/EJKH/I5J5ACEG/FG5EJKHI5J5ACEG.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Robotic hand make from materials around u.Uses:Teach science in low cost.If we connect all the strings and hang it with a balance(cup type) with rubber band connection. When wind blow automatically fingers move. Just fix it over a plate. Put a gloves and some blood stains. Its a nice decorator for h...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:30:18 PST
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-us-build-a-handmade-Hexapod-robot/
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/IWHI/I5LAZR33/FQPIWHII5LAZR33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/IWHI/I5LAZR33/FQPIWHII5LAZR33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/IWHI/I5LAZR33/FQPIWHII5LAZR33.SMALL.jpg osdoyi You will be able to build this robot with handcrafting.Watch the videos of the robot. You can build it in any size (don't exaggerate - there is always a limit)Let us prepare necessary materials. Prepare necessary materials ! Let me talk about hardware firstAs a hardware you need1) 18 servo motors...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:11:16 PST
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/
fighting robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/BUO9/I5DS80KI/FOGBUO9I5DS80KI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/BUO9/I5DS80KI/FOGBUO9I5DS80KI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/BUO9/I5DS80KI/FOGBUO9I5DS80KI.SMALL.jpg ArishS firstly cut a plywood then goin the motor then flliperthen rotating rodmotor used for motoion of robot - jhonson gearaed motorweapon sysytem --- fllliper and rotting motor
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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/
Remote controlled Robotic Arm (MeArm) using pfodApp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Z6DW/I5DS4Z25/FB0Z6DWI5DS4Z25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Z6DW/I5DS4Z25/FB0Z6DWI5DS4Z25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Z6DW/I5DS4Z25/FB0Z6DWI5DS4Z25.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis project shows you how to control your MeArm from your Android mobile, using pfodApp. Using sliders on your mobile you can control each of the four servo motors for rotation, up/down, in/out and gripper open/close. Note: There is a problem with the control of this robotic arm which i...
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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/
Super Easy Fun Vibrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/V0DP/I5GN0ALO/FNPV0DPI5GN0ALO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/V0DP/I5GN0ALO/FNPV0DPI5GN0ALO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/V0DP/I5GN0ALO/FNPV0DPI5GN0ALO.SMALL.jpg cruiz18 After going through many different versions,I came up with what I call the tri-Vi. All you need are:1) 1.5 v motor 2) AA battery) 3) three toothbrushes 4) 2 wiresTools needed: 1) hot glue gun 2) pliers(optional) Toothbrushes Take two toothbrushes and cut them off right at the base before the bris...
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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/
Make line follower robot in 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/A5L4/I5BRVL0Y/F3VA5L4I5BRVL0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/A5L4/I5BRVL0Y/F3VA5L4I5BRVL0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/A5L4/I5BRVL0Y/F3VA5L4I5BRVL0Y.SMALL.jpg whiteblack We all have faced a few set backs due to limited budget and reduced funding.We can overcome this situation by innovating and using the cheap materials available to us. INTRO The most basic concept in robotics is the line follower robot.But this comes to us to at cost more than negligible.To try n...
By: whiteblack

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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/
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT Version 2 (DIY AVATAR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/67X4/I5BJ9L2Q/FF867X4I5BJ9L2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/67X4/I5BJ9L2Q/FF867X4I5BJ9L2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/67X4/I5BJ9L2Q/FF867X4I5BJ9L2Q.SMALL.jpg FDW34 I present REGO version 2, (see the version 1 here : http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT... )This new version is made with raspberry-pi, an Arduino, mobile router and Motorized HD camera. The objective of using bricks existing technologies and combine them to create a avatar robot. Thi...
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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/
Building Robotic Arm with Makeblock parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/04L5/I55MV1K1/F4M04L5I55MV1K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/04L5/I55MV1K1/F4M04L5I55MV1K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/04L5/I55MV1K1/F4M04L5I55MV1K1.SMALL.jpg HowardF1 I just build a robot arm with Makeblock parts, the above are the finished look and working video. Bill of Material Bill of mechanical parts:Beam0808-136 x 3Beam0808-184 x 11Beam0824-016 V2.1 x 2Beam0824-032 V2.1 x 3Beam0824-096 V2.1 x 3Beam0824-112 V2.1 x 1Beam0824-160 V2.1 x 3Timing Pulley 90T x...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:21:08 PST
Robotic Arm SolidWorks http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-SolidWorks/
Robotic Arm SolidWorks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/Z2AX/I55MUNLL/FBMZ2AXI55MUNLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/Z2AX/I55MUNLL/FBMZ2AXI55MUNLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/Z2AX/I55MUNLL/FBMZ2AXI55MUNLL.SMALL.jpg me_zain Simple Robotic Arm designed in SolidWorks Video Video linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71-3eDQNygo
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:18:26 PST
The disease absorber http://www.instructables.com/id/The-disease-absorber/
The disease absorber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O3WH/I55MVQE5/FSVO3WHI55MVQE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O3WH/I55MVQE5/FSVO3WHI55MVQE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O3WH/I55MVQE5/FSVO3WHI55MVQE5.SMALL.jpg CammaertLaurent The disease absorber is an interactive machine for kids. The meaning of this machine is a game (playing tag) that has been modernized. The game is about understanding some diseases in a fun way.Game introduction:There is 1 (the doctor who will be the shooter) who will shoot some good bacteria to mic...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:44:40 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan We’re working on a project where we explore robotic body language as a way to augment/replace purely digital communication protocols. For this, we need to move a cellphone with as many degrees of freedom as possible. A robot arm would have been a good option, but for aesthetic reasons, we don’t want...
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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/
EVB - Rubic’s Cube Solver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/SK8J/I50XOKPK/FE0SK8JI50XOKPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/SK8J/I50XOKPK/FE0SK8JI50XOKPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/SK8J/I50XOKPK/FE0SK8JI50XOKPK.SMALL.jpg fatcatlab The EVB is a shield (or called cape) for Beaglebone Black (BBB). It fully support LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 system, with both the hardware and software! The EVB is compatible with all LEGO® sensors just like the EV3 Brick. 100% compatible! It allows the EV3 Virtual Machine (VM) to be run on the Beaglebo...
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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/
Elementary Robotics Part 2 - Adding the Microcontroller and Motor Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/IO0E/I50XK33B/FSQIO0EI50XK33B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/IO0E/I50XK33B/FSQIO0EI50XK33B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/IO0E/I50XK33B/FSQIO0EI50XK33B.SMALL.jpg pkadams This week our students at Long Ridge School (http://www.longridgeschool.org) attached the electronics to the robot chassis that was completed in part 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/Elementary-Robotic.... We found that we had to replace the spacers on the robot because they were too short to acc...
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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/
RoboTug: robot strength-o-meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/05UF/I55MMUBW/FQO05UFI55MMUBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/05UF/I55MMUBW/FQO05UFI55MMUBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/05UF/I55MMUBW/FQO05UFI55MMUBW.SMALL.jpg Intel ICRI Hello and welcome to the step-by-step instructions for making and assembling your RoboTug kit. Using this kit you'll be able to able to build a robot strength-o-meter that is connected to the Internet of Things. You'll be able to test the pulling power of a robot then compete with our champion robot...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:08:58 PST
Solar WobbleBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-WobbleBot/
Solar WobbleBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SMALL.jpg KathyCeceri The Solar WobbleBot is a great little project for kids and other beginners. I love that it can be made entirely from recycled parts, and requires no soldering. I do this project with teens (ages 12 and up) in my enrichment programs at schools and libraries, where it's always a big hit. It usually...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:05 PST
CleanBOT- Your DIY eco-friendly floor cleaning robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CleanBOT/
CleanBOT- Your DIY eco-friendly floor cleaning robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/OSKZ/I6EXJI5Z/FD6OSKZI6EXJI5Z.SMALL.jpg MosfetN The CleanBOT ( Remote Controlled Autonomous Floor Cleaning Robot) is designed to clean floor in two different ways: with vacuum or active mop. It has auto mode but you can also control it manually by using bluetooth connection and android app.Most parts of the robot are made from electronics garbage...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:21:12 PST
Animatronic eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-eye/
Animatronic eye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/6BKR/I4WYYSU4/FO16BKRI4WYYSU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/6BKR/I4WYYSU4/FO16BKRI4WYYSU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/6BKR/I4WYYSU4/FO16BKRI4WYYSU4.SMALL.jpg luzm I work as a CNC operator and I think that I have a very cool job but I wanted to prove to myself that I'm able to lead my own projects. I studied control technology at the university but i don't have the opportunity to practice that at work so I decided keep myself going somehow. It was very excit...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:53:22 PST
Push Rollbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Rollbot/
Push Rollbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/7U53/I4VQ5WQG/F9K7U53I4VQ5WQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/7U53/I4VQ5WQG/F9K7U53I4VQ5WQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/7U53/I4VQ5WQG/F9K7U53I4VQ5WQG.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is my push and roll robot made from a single servo, a tilt sensor (VTI SCA610 Inclinometer accelerometer) and an Arduino Uno. The second half of the video gives some details on how it works.Here is Arduino program:// Push rolling robot with single servo, tilt-sensor and Arduino Uno// by Jim Dem...
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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