Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:26:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 ROAMING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/ROAMING-ROBOT/
ROAMING ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/GYSU/IBNHHZUT/F1FGYSUIBNHHZUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/GYSU/IBNHHZUT/F1FGYSUIBNHHZUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/GYSU/IBNHHZUT/F1FGYSUIBNHHZUT.SMALL.jpg jamesvdberg This article is a detailed look at my Roaming Robot.This robot is an autonomous obstacle avoiding robot that can also detect vertical drops. Part List: Sparkfun Magician Chassis (this includes 2 DC motors)1 x Capacitors 100uF4 x Resistors 220 Ohm1 x Micro ServoSeeed Ultrasonic SensorSharp IR Sensor2...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 05:02:41 PDT
Bump detector for robots with aluminium foil http://www.instructables.com/id/Bump-detecter-for-robots-with-aluminium-foil/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:57:15 PDT
universal robot platform http://www.instructables.com/id/universal-robot-platform/
universal robot platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GG9Z/IBJTKE7A/FGBGG9ZIBJTKE7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GG9Z/IBJTKE7A/FGBGG9ZIBJTKE7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GG9Z/IBJTKE7A/FGBGG9ZIBJTKE7A.SMALL.jpg buuron Ik ben een elektrotechniek student en moet regelmatig projecten maken waarbij een robotframe nodig is. Het doel van deze Instructable is een multifunctionele robot maken die bij meerdere projecten en voor de hobby inzetbaar is. Hierbij zijn de volgende eisen van belang.• Moet op een a4 passen. • Met...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:29:14 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 2 - the controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-2-the-controller/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-1-the-ROV/
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SMALL.jpg darkwaterhq This is a fantastic project that combines basic electronics and Lego to build a functional underwater ROV.We have used this project in a few workshops with children ( and adults ) with great success.This Instructable will guide you through building the basic ROV, whilst this will work very well in t...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:07:57 PDT
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-lowcost-humanoid-robot-made-from-PVC-wate/
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu this is my first humanoid robot who can talk, see,walk, dance and any else... the frame all of body is using a pvc thin water pipe material who has flated . this is how to flatted the water pipe pvc my Humanoid robot name is Lita, using Ez-Board from Ez-robotic you can easly to program moveme...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:17:16 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-2/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:07:04 PDT
Distance Keeping robot with the Smart Servo Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Keeping-robot-with-the-Smart-Servo-Contro/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:12:56 PDT
Robotic Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Legs/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 03:11:34 PDT
Cog-Burn Leg Joint (Durable Servo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cog-Burn-Leg-Joint-Durable-Servo/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:42:35 PDT
An Arduino Shield That Converts Your Radio Controlled Car into a Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-Shield-That-Converts-Your-Radio-Control/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:34:42 PDT
JALC Boat, Aquatic Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/JALC-Boat-Aquatic-Robot-Platform/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:50:39 PDT
"Thomas" Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-Robot/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:44:25 PDT
Zoio-Laser Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoio-Laser-Project/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:08:54 PDT
Ares, the Chariot of Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Ares-the-Chariot-of-Fire/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:50:45 PDT
EROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/EROBOT/
EROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/MUPO/IB4A3SPG/FARMUPOIB4A3SPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/MUPO/IB4A3SPG/FARMUPOIB4A3SPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/MUPO/IB4A3SPG/FARMUPOIB4A3SPG.SMALL.jpg kalyanbojanapu Introduction:This is a series of How-Tos that showcase the use on Intel Edison Development board powering Vex Robotics motors and building different types of real autonomous robots during the series. Part of the series will also showcase on how to control the Robots remotely from an IoT server eithe...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:51:30 PDT
Make A Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Walking-Robot/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:23:44 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
Robot Maze Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Maze-Solver/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:05:25 PDT
Remote control Gripper bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-Gripper-bot/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 21:56:21 PDT
Improving Our Vex Bot's Power Rating http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-Our-Vex-Bots-Power-Rating/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:55:41 PDT
Obstacle-Detecting and Line-Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-Detecting-and-Line-Following-Robot/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:44:12 PDT
Robot wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-wagon/
Robot wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SMALL.jpg dlarocco It's a wagon that is a Remote control car on tracks. Things you need List of things needed is not a long list this is a very simple build. I built this wagon 2 times before which is why I call it Beach Bot 2.0. the first time I made it I used wheels and bike chains and gears. now this made it fas...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 21:52:37 PDT
Heavy Duty http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-2/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:30:00 PDT
HummingBird JigglyPuff http://www.instructables.com/id/HummingBird-JigglyPuff/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:47:42 PDT
C&G robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CG-robot/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:21:18 PDT
How to Make a Robot Pull Weights! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Robot-Pull-Weights/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:18:56 PDT
How to build a powerful robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-powerful-robot/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:26:45 PDT
How to Build a Weight Pulling Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Weight-Pulling-Robot/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:03:23 PDT
4 Jumbo Wheel Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Jumbo-Wheel-Robot/
4 Jumbo Wheel Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/RCMX/IAR3699Z/F6WRCMXIAR3699Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/RCMX/IAR3699Z/F6WRCMXIAR3699Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/RCMX/IAR3699Z/F6WRCMXIAR3699Z.SMALL.jpg fm67935 A fun four jumbo wheel robot that is able to carry a sufficient amount of weight while moving in a hypersonic speed. Base Create the base using 4 Chassis rails,15-hole angle bar, and a Chassis bumper. Use 8 screws and 8 keps nuts to tighten the rails. Motors Place 2 Bearing Blocks on the 7th s...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:49:50 PDT
How To Build A Robot That Pulls 5 Pounds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Robot-That-Pulls-5-Pounds/
How To Build A Robot That Pulls 5 Pounds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/B4AZ/IAR35XD6/F74B4AZIAR35XD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/B4AZ/IAR35XD6/F74B4AZIAR35XD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/B4AZ/IAR35XD6/F74B4AZIAR35XD6.SMALL.jpg ak13899 Agnes Koroma, Areej Ali, Safiyya Qadir Control Relocation Move the control and place it flat onto the robot. Battery Tape the battery on top of the control. wheels use the 100mm wheel to add on each side Wheels Place the 100mm wheel on each side angle bars in order to extend the fro...
By: ak13899

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:35:52 PDT
The Tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tractor/
The Tractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/ORH4/IAQMJADK/FA5ORH4IAQMJADK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/ORH4/IAQMJADK/FA5ORH4IAQMJADK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/ORH4/IAQMJADK/FA5ORH4IAQMJADK.SMALL.jpg ACH Robotics We are going to build a tractor out of the VEX robot so that it will be able to pull the most weight in the least amount of time. Materials for the Tractor The materials needed to modify the VEX robot to make the tractor are:- (4) 60 Tooth Gears - (2) 36 Tooth Gears - (2) Motors - (4) 100 mm Wh...
By: ACH Robotics

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:22:42 PDT
Robot pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-pull/
Robot pull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/KKJL/IAEJSLEJ/FJZKKJLIAEJSLEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/KKJL/IAEJSLEJ/FJZKKJLIAEJSLEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/KKJL/IAEJSLEJ/FJZKKJLIAEJSLEJ.SMALL.jpg patrick clark This instructable will teach you how to build a robot using VEX robot kits to pull weight at the maximum speed. materials Materials:43 Keps nuts43 screws (6-32 1/2)2 motors 2 35 angle bar2 12" drive shaft6 bearing flats 2 1x25 bar1 battery strap2 2" stand off2 70mm wheel6 100mm wheel2 64 tooth ge...
By: patrick clark

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:58:48 PDT
Cog-Burn Swerve Steer Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/Cog-Burn-Swerve-Steer-Feet/
Cog-Burn Swerve Steer Feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/GPKV/IAS23519/FRIGPKVIAS23519.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/GPKV/IAS23519/FRIGPKVIAS23519.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/GPKV/IAS23519/FRIGPKVIAS23519.SMALL.jpg karlcastleton This is one of the most experimental pieces we put on Cog-Burn our #DARPADRC Finals Robot. The concept is that the foot freely rotates at the top of the foot, the ankle for lack of a better word. This is a simple "lazy susan" like bearing between the tibia and the foot. We then sense the rotation...
By: karlcastleton

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:12:16 PDT
T,G,B,F robot. How to build our awesome robot http://www.instructables.com/id/TGBF-robot-How-to-build-our-awesome-robot/
T,G,B,F robot. How to build our awesome robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/5RC5/IAQMFBBQ/FQW5RC5IAQMFBBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/5RC5/IAQMFBBQ/FQW5RC5IAQMFBBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/5RC5/IAQMFBBQ/FQW5RC5IAQMFBBQ.SMALL.jpg heyitsgigi The purpose of building this robot is to see how much weight our robot can pull within the least amount of time with our own design. We as a team decided to use (4)100 MM wheels because we believed that using larger wheels are better for support and creates an increase amount of speed. As well we de...
By: heyitsgigi

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:37:04 PDT
Vex Robotics Tractor Pull Champion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vex-Robotics-Tractor-Pull-Champion/
Vex Robotics Tractor Pull Champion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/6P9J/IAQMDWFS/FO36P9JIAQMDWFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/6P9J/IAQMDWFS/FO36P9JIAQMDWFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/6P9J/IAQMDWFS/FO36P9JIAQMDWFS.SMALL.jpg SH13820 The Tractor Pull project for Vex Robotics challenges the student to find ways to increase the robot's work without increasing force. Students are free to change their robot in any way except having over 2 motors in total. All iterations must be recorded in the notebook.We came up with a good-design ...
By: SH13820

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:19:19 PDT
How to build your own DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals Robot. Really! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-DARPA-Robotics-Challenge-Fin/
How to build your own DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals Robot. Really! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/0RMB/IAPARPCJ/FO50RMBIAPARPCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/0RMB/IAPARPCJ/FO50RMBIAPARPCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/0RMB/IAPARPCJ/FO50RMBIAPARPCJ.SMALL.jpg karlcastleton or How not to win 2,000,000 and have fun doing it.IntroductionThis is the first in a series of instructables that is intended to be complete documentation of how we built our 2013/2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge Robot (named Buddy in the 2013 DARPA DRC Trials, and Cog-Burn in 2015 DARPA DRC Finals). ...
By: karlcastleton

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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 21:20:28 PDT
dayquon and da'rron robot http://www.instructables.com/id/dayquon-and-darron-robot/
dayquon and da'rron robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/UDEQ/IAS1TLS2/FLMUDEQIAS1TLS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/UDEQ/IAS1TLS2/FLMUDEQIAS1TLS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/UDEQ/IAS1TLS2/FLMUDEQIAS1TLS2.SMALL.jpg Dayquon h this is our Robot and all the parts we will use to conduct our project. building the sled we used 11 keps nuts 3 stand offs 14 8-32 1/2 screws and 4 bearing blocks to hold everything together finding a battery step 2 was to find a battery that was hard to do because people were takeing all of...
By: Dayquon h

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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:01:10 PDT
Monster Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Robot/
Monster Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/PFAY/IAPAEG99/FBAPFAYIAPAEG99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/PFAY/IAPAEG99/FBAPFAYIAPAEG99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/PFAY/IAPAEG99/FBAPFAYIAPAEG99.SMALL.jpg Mb41889 Initial Product. Gather all materials , for making the sled base. put all the materials together as shown in the picture. Sled hitch!• (1) 9 hole bar• (1) 5 hole angle bar• (2) 0.182" plastic spacers• (2) 8-32 BHCS x 1/2• (1) 8-32 BHCS x 1/4• (3) Keps Nuts Finishing The Sled!!!• (2) ...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:12:45 PDT
Autonomous Line follower robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Line-follower-robot/
Autonomous Line follower robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/NKSQ/IANS113D/F3SNKSQIANS113D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/NKSQ/IANS113D/F3SNKSQIANS113D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/NKSQ/IANS113D/F3SNKSQIANS113D.SMALL.jpg sseth6 This is a line follower which i had built in the first year of my undergraduate engineering program. The robot uses arduino as it's brain and is able to follow black line drawn on a white surface i.e it's a black line follower with simple logic for everyone to understand. Materials Required *Ardu...
By: sseth6

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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 04:59:08 PDT
A very cheap ESP8266 WiFi smart car controlled by phone based on NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/A-very-cheap-ESP8266-WiFi-smart-car-controlled-by-/
A very cheap ESP8266 WiFi smart car controlled by phone based on NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/JP2M/IANRUVKA/F31JP2MIANRUVKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/JP2M/IANRUVKA/F31JP2MIANRUVKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/JP2M/IANRUVKA/F31JP2MIANRUVKA.SMALL.jpg yichone DoitCar is designed and developed by Shenzhen Doctors of Intelligence & Technology (SZDOIT), which is the most cost-effective. It is widely applied in many fields, sucha as the electronic lover, college students, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile data collection, etc. DoitCar has a great temptation f...
By: yichone

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 20:41:32 PDT
TinyBots- CuppyBot http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-CuppyBot/
TinyBots- CuppyBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LTRI/IANSAX71/FG9LTRIIANSAX71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LTRI/IANSAX71/FG9LTRIIANSAX71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LTRI/IANSAX71/FG9LTRIIANSAX71.SMALL.jpg TinyBotics It's finally time! The second TinyBot has arrived. CuppyBot is just as simple and fun to make as BrushyBot. You may notice that there are many similarities between the two. However, I think CuppyBot is much better to modify and build off of. You can add legs, add more motors, and change the size of ...
By: TinyBotics

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 18:24:34 PDT
How to Build a Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robot-2-3/
How to Build a Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/E7Z1/IANRLEPZ/FUAE7Z1IANRLEPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/E7Z1/IANRLEPZ/FUAE7Z1IANRLEPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/E7Z1/IANRLEPZ/FUAE7Z1IANRLEPZ.SMALL.jpg ks12721 how to make a robot that can pull the most weight in the fastest time Materials Robot-(2 )60 tooth gear -(4) 36 tooth gear-(6) flat bearing -(1) controller -(2) motors -(4) 50mm wheels -(11) .318 spacers -(2) 12" drive shaft -(10) collars -(1) battery -(14) keps nuts -(18) 8-32x1/2 " screws -tap...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:45:42 PDT
Line Following SRK Robot with 3d printed parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Following-SRK-Robot-with-3d-printed-parts/
Line Following SRK Robot with 3d printed parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/5NCY/IANRKS17/FKZ5NCYIANRKS17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/5NCY/IANRKS17/FKZ5NCYIANRKS17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/5NCY/IANRKS17/FKZ5NCYIANRKS17.SMALL.jpg joshwoldstad The SRK+Line Following Robot is the MRK+Line Following Robot's little brother. It uses a different type of board and a different type of motor. (The noise the motors make is what I imagine a giant beetle would sound like, therefore The BeetleBot)With the SRK + Line kit, you can build your own line f...
By: joshwoldstad

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:21:53 PDT
RoboDog http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboDog/
RoboDog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/BSEV/IAJHZNJR/FYEBSEVIAJHZNJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/BSEV/IAJHZNJR/FYEBSEVIAJHZNJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/BSEV/IAJHZNJR/FYEBSEVIAJHZNJR.SMALL.jpg thunder_ir I made a robot that walks with Jansen's mechanism and uses ordinary materials. The Jansen's linkage is a leg mechanism designed by the kinetic sculptor Theo Jansen to simulate a smooth walking motion. Materials A4 cardboard Scissors Glue Hot glue (optinal) Tooth picks Drinking straws AA ...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 22:52:48 PDT
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/MCU-1-A-budget-conscious-Intel-Edison-MCU-based-Ro/
MCU-1: A budget-conscious Intel Edison MCU based Rover Toy Car. (Intel IoT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/ERZW/IAINDSQD/FK0ERZWIAINDSQD.SMALL.jpg maswani Small video showing obstacle avoidance and few button based commands via bluetooth. Summary This project will build a simple rover car which can be controlled by an android smart app using voice or button based commands remotely. The smart app connects to a bluetooth serial module on the rover c...
By: maswani

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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:11:22 PDT
Making InMoov Move http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-InMoov-Move/
Making InMoov Move - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/KET9/IAJH628V/FZBKET9IAJH628V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/KET9/IAJH628V/FZBKET9IAJH628V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/KET9/IAJH628V/FZBKET9IAJH628V.SMALL.jpg DivideWorks If you're not familiar with the InMoov project you can check it out, at www.inmoov.fr InMoov is an open source, 3D printed, life size robot created by Gael Langevin. I won't go into the printing or assembly of the InMoov arm, because the tutorials on the InMoov website cover those steps in great d...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 22:07:02 PDT
Worm Robot - from a CDROM Drive Door Opening Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Worm-Bot-from-CDROM-Drive-door-opening-mechanism/
Worm Robot - from a CDROM Drive Door Opening Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/Y29C/IAIFK6QW/FJXY29CIAIFK6QW.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a simple to make Worm robot from salvaged pieces of wood from a crate, and an old CDROM Drive door opening mechanism.To build the simple worm bot which mimics the crawling mechanism you'll need basic soldering skills.But if you don't know to solder, no worries ! check out the awesome guide o...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 20:42:15 PDT
Make your quick aero powered car ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-quick-aero-powered-car-/
Make your quick aero powered car ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EURV/IAEK22J3/FH1EURVIAEK22J3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EURV/IAEK22J3/FH1EURVIAEK22J3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EURV/IAEK22J3/FH1EURVIAEK22J3.SMALL.jpg Koyochi In this instructable, we will create a simple aero powered mini car. Parts list You need: - patafix ( to attach components) - a small motor with a propeller- a switch- battery - a chassis Join components 1. - Join a motor's wire with a switch's wire.2. - Join the second switch's wire with...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:14:51 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Controlled-Robot-Rover-With-Live-Str/
DIY Bluetooth Controlled Robot (Rover) With Live Stream Video!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/XU2R/IAF6R2AV/F0TXU2RIAF6R2AV.SMALL.jpg Mahmoud Alaa WARNING: THIS INSTRUCTABLE CONTAINS A SUPER AWESOME CONTENT SO BE AWARE. Did you ever wanted to make super awesome robot or rover controlled wirelessly with your mobile device?! Did you ever wanted to make something look a like mars rover or something?!Did you ever wanted a spy robot?!If your answ...
By: Mahmoud Alaa

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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:23:40 PDT