Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:15:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy First Robot That Spins http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-First-Robot-That-Spins/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:16:01 PDT
Keep close to me (digilent robot project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-close-to-me-digilent-robot-project/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:32:23 PDT
FPGA-powered Autonomous Search and Rescue Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-powered-Autonomous-Search-and-Rescue-Vehicles/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:37:40 PDT
RFID Travel Automation Gadget http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Travel-Automation-Gadget/
RFID Travel Automation Gadget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/MB6W/I8K18LVS/FGJMB6WI8K18LVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/MB6W/I8K18LVS/FGJMB6WI8K18LVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/MB6W/I8K18LVS/FGJMB6WI8K18LVS.SMALL.jpg Andrei-VladV This project presents a small-scale autonomous car(rover) guided on its desired path only using the RFID(Radio-Frequency Identification). This is, from our perspective, an unique concept, you will not find anything quite like this. The goal of this design is implementation in every vehicle , all con...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:51:21 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Simple Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-Follower/
Simple Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/UMKT/I8FR5QE8/FVVUMKTI8FR5QE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/UMKT/I8FR5QE8/FVVUMKTI8FR5QE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/UMKT/I8FR5QE8/FVVUMKTI8FR5QE8.SMALL.jpg hagipradana WelcomeI will explain how to make a simple line follower Materials 1. Arduino Uno2. Motor dc 5v3. IC L293D4. Led5. Photodioda6. Resistor 560ohm and 22k7. Headers Make a sensors Here i am using 2 sensors, if you want to add your sensors can edit yourself.The layout is already placed pins to be ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:31:41 PDT
very simple beginner rc car http://www.instructables.com/id/very-simple-beginner-rc-car/
very simple beginner rc car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/KWHP/I8ILMIFS/FZWKWHPI8ILMIFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/KWHP/I8ILMIFS/FZWKWHPI8ILMIFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/KWHP/I8ILMIFS/FZWKWHPI8ILMIFS.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 How would it feel using all 6 channels of an Rc receiver controlled by a 2.4 ghz tx? Well fun! I had a few problems which i got help with the author foamboardRc. Here is a project which took me no more than 5 minutes. If you have any problems please ask i will answer as quickly as possible. Go get...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:46:13 PDT
Robotic Piano Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Piano-Player/
Robotic Piano Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KRHE/I8H6AIX9/FGCKRHEI8H6AIX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KRHE/I8H6AIX9/FGCKRHEI8H6AIX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KRHE/I8H6AIX9/FGCKRHEI8H6AIX9.SMALL.jpg JimRD Made a simple robotic one finger piano plinker using two servos, Arduino Uno, some aluminum flashing and a fishing pole for the sliding rails. You get a gold star if you can identify the ditties it plays. You probably have to be an old person like me to know a couple of them. Fishing pole rails to...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:02:57 PDT
Angry Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Angry-Robot/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:32:23 PDT
Let’s Draw An Egg Using mEggBot Robot From Makeblock! (Part I) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Draw-An-Egg-Using-mEggBot-Robot-From-Makebloc/
Let’s Draw An Egg Using mEggBot Robot From Makeblock! (Part I) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/C1WK/I8J9USWI/FEJC1WKI8J9USWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/C1WK/I8J9USWI/FEJC1WKI8J9USWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/C1WK/I8J9USWI/FEJC1WKI8J9USWI.SMALL.jpg spencer.dai.3 I like drawing a lot, on paper, on tablet, on PC, on egg.Years ago when i was in college, my teacher Miss.Hong told me that her daughter was upset because her egg-painting was destroyed by a naughty boy. Miss.Hong knew that i liked drawing, so she asked me whether i would like to help. Of course i s...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:30:27 PDT
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-avoider-robot-the-using-Actobotics-R/
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SMALL.jpg jscottb There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a kit and other items such as an Arduino controller, motor driver and sensors from eBay or other vendors. The chassis kit I use for thi...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:57 PDT
Easy Way To Test IR Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-To-Test-IR-Module/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:34 PDT
Add More Grip to Your Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-More-Grip-to-Your-Gripper/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:01:31 PDT
Make your own 3D Printed Robot ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-3D-Printed-Robot-ARM/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:04:05 PDT
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Pneumatic-Button-Pusher/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:09:58 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
DIY 3-D Printer Servo Robot (BarnabasBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3-D-Printer-Servo-Robot-BarnabasBot/
DIY 3-D Printer Servo Robot (BarnabasBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/4OXU/I88LPDMP/F0N4OXUI88LPDMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/4OXU/I88LPDMP/F0N4OXUI88LPDMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/4OXU/I88LPDMP/F0N4OXUI88LPDMP.SMALL.jpg edwardbarnabas 3-D print your own little robot that can be driven by 3 standard 9 g hobby servos. This is a great tool to introduce kids to robotics. You can drive your robot using littleBits, Arduino, Raspberry PI, LEGO Mindstorms -- or anything that has a servo motor controller! All the 3-D files are provided...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:48:38 PDT
6WD robot with aluminum chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/6WD-robot-with-aluminum-chassis/
6WD robot with aluminum chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SMALL.jpg vmmv The aim of this instructable is to build a basic, little and mobil robot, simple but resistant, able to move easily through many surfaces with precision.After many experiences, I'm in a point where I think I have achieved great results and that's why I'm posting this instructable. The robot is a res...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:03:20 PDT
Robotic Newton's Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Newtons-Cradle/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:30:15 PDT
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Arduino-Powered-Pet-Feeder/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:36:36 PDT
Vision Bulk Tablet Counting http://www.instructables.com/id/Vision-Bulk-Tablet-Counting/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 07:26:54 PDT
ATTiny-RAT, ATTINY powered mini lightfollower http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny-RAT-ATTINY-powered-mini-lightfollower/
ATTiny-RAT, ATTINY powered mini lightfollower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/PDKS/I876553U/FAUPDKSI876553U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/PDKS/I876553U/FAUPDKSI876553U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/PDKS/I876553U/FAUPDKSI876553U.SMALL.jpg SerialQ Hi folks,it's been a while since i posted my last instructable.Well there are many things going around in my head right now but i managed to document my "first steps" with the ATTiny-Series of chips in this short instructable for you.I ordered some ATTINY85 samples just because I wanted to test them...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:17:24 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Line-Following Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Line-Following-Car/
Bluetooth Controlled Line-Following Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/B5NQ/I87647K8/FW3B5NQI87647K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/B5NQ/I87647K8/FW3B5NQI87647K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/B5NQ/I87647K8/FW3B5NQI87647K8.SMALL.jpg Myoilu This is a tutorial on how to make a small RC car with tunable line following abilities. The design is highly mod-able, allowing one to expand on the design to implement any other abilities desired. The car, as built here, can follow a line approximately 4"-5" in width, but the sensors can be relocat...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 10:24:46 PDT
Robotic Ball Bouncer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Ball-Bouncer/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 22:59:28 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
How to get into robotics, programming, Arduino electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-into-robotics-programming-Arduino-elect/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 08:19:24 PDT
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Tonka-Dump-Truck-Conversion-With-Quad-Steering-/
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SMALL.jpg sahirbray In this instructable, I will attempt to provide a detailed guideline on how we converted a 1980's Tonka Dump truck into a working RC robot. I've broken the steps down a little more in detail in order to show what I've cut out and moved to make room and provide storage. Since this robot was assembl...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:20:22 PDT
Building a robot that follows your mouse cursor http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-robot-that-follows-your-mouse-cursor/
Building a robot that follows your mouse cursor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6GDM/I85QNDFJ/F9H6GDMI85QNDFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6GDM/I85QNDFJ/F9H6GDMI85QNDFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/6GDM/I85QNDFJ/F9H6GDMI85QNDFJ.SMALL.gif IverB In this instructable I will show you how to build and control a robot capable of drawing and writing on a flat surface, as illustrated in the video above. To complete this project you will need: A computer A download of Processing IDE: a simple, free, open-source, program development tool (no i...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 07:26:46 PDT
Robot Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Foam-Cutter/
Robot Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/82D2/I81GK0D4/FY082D2I81GK0D4.SMALL.jpg jgschmidt In the course of making stuff for myself and my customers, I frequently perform tedious tasks that could be automated. One of these is cutting foam sheets from a large roll. In the picture you see the roll of foam I start with and the desired end result, which is a stack of 12" by 71/4" pieces of fo...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 06:24:11 PDT
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Talking-Robot-Platform-or-a-Simple-T/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:33:33 PDT
Line Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Following-Robot-1/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:33:13 PDT
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Erbbie-Desktop-Smart-Garden/
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward Erbbie, pronounced Kirby with an "H", is a DIY desktop smart garden designed to give everyone a green thumb. Made from an up-cycled mason jar, plastic water bottle, acrylic and an Arudino, Erbbie is a great project for makers of any age and skill set. Designed to be built in less than 5 hours Erbbie...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:15:09 PDT
Tapster 2.0: Attach Servos to Top Section http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapster-20-Attach-Servos-to-Top-Section/
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By: Maestro_007

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:36:18 PDT
Arduino Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robots/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:09:49 PDT
Tonka Front Loader Conversion With Solar Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonka-Front-Loader-Conversion-With-Solar-Upgrade/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:59:28 PDT
Stair-climbing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-climbing-robot/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:13:10 PDT
How to Fool Artificial Intelligence Ai iZ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fool-Artificial-Intelligence-Ai-iZ/
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By: Tecwyn Twmffat

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:50:28 PDT
Tapsterbot 2.0: Print your parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapsterbot-20-Print-your-parts/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:21:32 PDT
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Drawing-Robot/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:38:17 PDT
Haptic Robotic Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Robotic-Finger/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:52:43 PDT
Build a self-balancing vehicle with mDrawBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-self-balancing-vehicle-with-mDrawBot/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:12:04 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Mbed-robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Mbed-robot/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:53:12 PDT
Arduino Tri-Toed Biped http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tri-Toed-Biped/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:12:56 PDT
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Bug-bluetooth-dancing-robot/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:54 PDT
Tapsterbot 2.0: Servo-Arm Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapsterbot-20-Servo-Arm-Assembly/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:41:40 PDT
Play with Makeblock mDrawBot – mScara http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-Makeblock-mDrawBot-mScara/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:24:23 PDT
Self Aiming and Engaging gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Aiming-and-Engaging-gun/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:31:41 PDT
I House http://www.instructables.com/id/I-House/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:25:56 PDT
Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe? http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructinator-Salvation-of-Mankind/
Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/0AOD/I7KB24TD/F1A0AODI7KB24TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/0AOD/I7KB24TD/F1A0AODI7KB24TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/0AOD/I7KB24TD/F1A0AODI7KB24TD.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Is the Terminator Salvation post apocalyptic scenario just another brilliant piece of Hollywood film making? If it is a real possibility how would it actually happen and what could we do to stop it happening?My hypothesis is that at some stage in the near future a big company such as Google will suc...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:06:58 PDT