Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:33:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 3: Boardbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-3-Boardbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 3: Boardbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/CJ3I/HXXHITSH/FL4CJ3IHXXHITSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/CJ3I/HXXHITSH/FL4CJ3IHXXHITSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/CJ3I/HXXHITSH/FL4CJ3IHXXHITSH.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Hello again to all those who have been following me so far, and hellow to everyone who hasn't read any of my previous Instructables too! This is my third and final Instructable in this series I've been doing all about cheap cardboard chassis for simple robots.As many of you may have sussed already, ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:38:27 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 2: Bugbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-2-Bugbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 2: Bugbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/QDI5/HXXFU1GL/FCEQDI5HXXFU1GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/QDI5/HXXFU1GL/FCEQDI5HXXFU1GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/QDI5/HXXFU1GL/FCEQDI5HXXFU1GL.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Following hot on the tail of my previous Instructable for Boxbot, I've got another cardboard robot chassis for you that I've named Bugbot!Welcome back to everybody who read my previous Instructables, and howdy to those of you who are stumbling upon this for the first time! This is the third Instruct...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:41:56 PDT
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Intelligent-Car-Robot-based-on-Smart-Arduino/
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SMALL.jpg yichone A wifi car based on Arduinoby suing openWRTAim: DIY a wireless car based on Arduino. By controlling the car, we can see the other things in the remote location, or can monitor the security.Effect by picture:Principle:l Brush openWRT into wireless router (like WR703N), and install mjpeg - the stream...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:25:11 PDT
simple car (no chassis) http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-car-no-chassis/
simple car (no chassis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PH5I/HXT28BOR/FIXPH5IHXT28BOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PH5I/HXT28BOR/FIXPH5IHXT28BOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PH5I/HXT28BOR/FIXPH5IHXT28BOR.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Here is the simplest possible no chassis bot. As i did not have any cardboard at home i tried out something that worked out miracles. Try this out i made mine in about 10 minutes you need not solder (well i did not). Get the stuff 2x motor (Bo series 2) 150-300 rpmcrocodile clips2x wheelstape.Now...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:09:18 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Boxbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Previously I made an Instructable on cheap motors and wheels for robots, but wheels alone don't make a robot. If you want your robot to cruise in style, it's going to need a sturdy and stylish body.It's easy to make something rough but functional, but in my experience taking the time to make somethi...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:43:34 PDT
Control a powerful DC motor with LabVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-powerful-DC-motor-with-LabVIEW/
Control a powerful DC motor with LabVIEW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UHTW/HXMKVFHG/FB5UHTWHXMKVFHG.SMALL.jpg vmihai3 This article will show you how to control a DC motor power, using an H-bridge made with complementary MOSFET. Avatanjele to the use of bipolar transistors MOSFET is that they have lower conduction losses than bipolar. Orders are given by an ATMEGA328 microcontroller which receives serial data via bl...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:50:47 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
Motorized Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SMALL.jpg Kniterly A colleague of mine came up with this ingenious car design for our Maker Club at the public library. It is made from recycled materials and electronic components easily found at a dollar store. Supplies One oblong piece of strong cardboard 5x7.5 inches Two empty Bic-type disposable pen tubes Thi...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Electronic Sprayer Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Sprayer-Prototype/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:38:56 PDT
Solar Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rover/
Solar Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SMALL.jpg Wachira Ndaiga IntroductionThe idea behind the Solar Rover was to design a rover that could be solar powered and on top of that, automatically move towards the area of greatest illumination. To enable this, I employed the use of LDRs to detect variations in illumination, send feedback to the microcontroller used a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:54:29 PDT
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:42:15 PDT
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-device-and-Lego-NXT-to-build/
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HSVQ/HXLD7HRL/FW4HSVQHXLD7HRL.SMALL.jpg HippoDevices Today, I will teach you how to make an Android powered and controlled Two-Wheel Self-Balancing robot with Lego NXT. Firstly, let's see a testing video for the final robot. Here is another testing on the slope: To build this robot, all the things you need are list below:- Two Android devi...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:12:25 PDT
beginner autonomous robot (partially) http://www.instructables.com/id/beginner-autonomous-robot-partially/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:40:10 PDT
3D Printed Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:56:30 PDT
2pi Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/2pi-Line-Follower/
2pi Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VOJW/HXGUQCEH/F8OVOJWHXGUQCEH.SMALL.jpg markmoran I recently built my first robot and figured I'd share the steps and results. It is a simple line-follower built on the PlastoBot platform in Gordon McComb's Robot Builder's Bonanza and driven by an ATmega328 chip connected to an SN754410 dual H-bridge motor driver. I'm also a big fan of David Cook...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:08:06 PDT
Person Authentication using Face detection by PC and Microcontroller (PIC, Arduino ,.....) http://www.instructables.com/id/Person-Authentication-using-Face-detection-by-PC-a/
Person Authentication using Face detection by PC and Microcontroller (PIC, Arduino ,.....) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/51NR/HXDPGJ35/F1A51NRHXDPGJ35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/51NR/HXDPGJ35/F1A51NRHXDPGJ35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/51NR/HXDPGJ35/F1A51NRHXDPGJ35.SMALL.jpg Taha Emara In this video, I implemented Person Authentication using Face detection using C# and Emgu (OpenCV wrapperfor C#) and PIC microcontroller connected to serial port.Video
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:55:52 PDT
Audio Amplifier and Envelope Follower for Animatronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Amplifier-and-Envelope-Follower-for-Animatro/
Audio Amplifier and Envelope Follower for Animatronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7HM7/HX7P0DU6/FDZ7HM7HX7P0DU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7HM7/HX7P0DU6/FDZ7HM7HX7P0DU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7HM7/HX7P0DU6/FDZ7HM7HX7P0DU6.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi I had a specific requirement to synchronize an RC servo to an audio sound track. In my case, it was to synchronize the mouth movements of an animatronic figure (Peter Penguin) to whatever he is saying. His speech would be recorded on an audio track; a stereo .WAV file.These figures would be used to ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 19:16:36 PDT
How to make a bristle bot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bristle-bot/
How to make a bristle bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/CBZ2/HX69X49S/FWFCBZ2HX69X49S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/CBZ2/HX69X49S/FWFCBZ2HX69X49S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/CBZ2/HX69X49S/FWFCBZ2HX69X49S.SMALL.jpg RukTech Material:1.Brushtop2.Vibration Motor 3.Electrical Tape 4.CR2032 Lithium battery cell Material 1.Brushtop2.Vibration Motor3.Electrical Tape4.CR2032 Lithium battery cell Set Up First tape the motor to the brush top Testing 1 2.. then put the battery on the motors make sure its working and tha...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 08:12:46 PDT
Low cost string-pot displacement transducer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-string-pot-displacement-transducer/
Low cost string-pot displacement transducer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/XAA1/HX0DP2KP/FMOXAA1HX0DP2KP.SMALL.jpg adjuvomotion Prototyping on a student budget is always challenging, especially when it comes to prototyping pneumatic robotics and wanting to implement linear motion feedback. To overcome the high costs of industrial linear displacement transducers I decided to build them myself and use them in a working princip...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 01:42:46 PDT
Crayonator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayonator/
Crayonator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/PB1S/HWX4G3YS/FXNPB1SHWX4G3YS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/PB1S/HWX4G3YS/FXNPB1SHWX4G3YS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/PB1S/HWX4G3YS/FXNPB1SHWX4G3YS.SMALL.jpg rkate1 Making Crayonator is a very simple and easy task Materials Required1. Four crayons2. Two wires3. 1 cell4. 1 D.C motor5. 1 plastic cup6. Tape7. 1 Fan First take a plastic cup and stick 4 crayons to it with tape. Then stick a D.C motor and a cell on one of the cup with tape then complete the c...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 07:56:07 PDT
Simplest Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
Fireant Plenum Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireant-Plenum-Robot/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:02:09 PDT
solar tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-tracker/
solar tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66BK/HWRCDGK6/F3066BKHWRCDGK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66BK/HWRCDGK6/F3066BKHWRCDGK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66BK/HWRCDGK6/F3066BKHWRCDGK6.SMALL.jpg aiwa19 Some electronic systems are autonomous energy, and powered by batteries. Photovoltaic cells convert solar energy into electrical energy to maintain the charge level of the batteries, to optimize this function it is important to orient the solar panel always in the direction of maximum illumination. ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 03:26:50 PDT
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/BugzBot-Lego-improved-BrushBot/
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SMALL.jpg paulsteel Last year I did a project with a group of middle school students and purchased a “BrushBot” kit, which consisted of a toothbrush (you only need the head), a cell phone vibrator motor and a coin watch battery. The students seemed to enjoy having a SumoBrushBot challenge with two BrushBots in a cake ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:53:04 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Raspberry Pi Smartphone Controlled Rc Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Smartphone-Controlled-Rc-Car/
Raspberry Pi Smartphone Controlled Rc Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/KMJQ/HWRZ32PG/FOOKMJQHWRZ32PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/KMJQ/HWRZ32PG/FOOKMJQHWRZ32PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/KMJQ/HWRZ32PG/FOOKMJQHWRZ32PG.SMALL.jpg lawsonkeith Use your raspberry pi to control a 1/10 scale RC car via a web page hosted wirelessly on your PI. All you need to do is set up your PI to use your mobile as a hotspot then log onto the appropriate web page (hosted by the Pi) and tilt your phone to control your car like a Wii Remote. I've used an old...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:47:52 PDT
cool instructables robot that moves http://www.instructables.com/id/cool-instructables-robot-that-moves/
cool instructables robot that moves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/YYH8/HWNUJC20/FVHYYH8HWNUJC20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/YYH8/HWNUJC20/FVHYYH8HWNUJC20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/YYH8/HWNUJC20/FVHYYH8HWNUJC20.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 if you like my robot please vote for me in the instructables robot contest.it is simple and easy to make. Get the stuff 100 rpm motors (2x) (you need really high torque)caps (2x) (wou could use wheelsscrap paper (65cm by 1m) (easy to stick)chart paper (65cm by 70cm) (vibrant in color)a box (stron...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:34:34 PDT
Hand Gesture controlled robot with Sound activated light system http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-controlled-robot-with-Sound-activated-light/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:13:33 PDT
How to Build an Electric Battlebot Using Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Battlebot/
How to Build an Electric Battlebot Using Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/QPVU/HWLD45MJ/FQPQPVUHWLD45MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/QPVU/HWLD45MJ/FQPQPVUHWLD45MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/QPVU/HWLD45MJ/FQPQPVUHWLD45MJ.SMALL.jpg CaptCupcake Have you ever wanted to build a robot built for destruction? This instructable will show you how to build our succesful bot, Roulette. Don't let the title fool you, it may be electric but this battery powered beast was tested using past bots. We knew we had a winner when it tossed an old bot 6 feet ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:10:33 PDT
Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-722410598/
Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/FWGO/HWLD4R7Y/FUZFWGOHWLD4R7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/FWGO/HWLD4R7Y/FUZFWGOHWLD4R7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/FWGO/HWLD4R7Y/FUZFWGOHWLD4R7Y.SMALL.jpg sumsum111 This is how to weck a fan Talk the plug and plug it in Then tern on fan Ingoy your fan
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:22:58 PDT
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-XY-Plotter-v20/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT
Solar powered recycled full size R2D2 fully functional http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-recycled-full-size-R2D2-fully-functi/
Solar powered recycled full size R2D2 fully functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/LH2Q/HWIMUYYP/FR7LH2QHWIMUYYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/LH2Q/HWIMUYYP/FR7LH2QHWIMUYYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/LH2Q/HWIMUYYP/FR7LH2QHWIMUYYP.SMALL.jpg D0c WORLDS FIRST AND ONLY FULL SCALE RECYCLED AND SOLAR POWERED R2D2.Using old appliances and old electrical items plus a few other house hold bits and pieces we created a Full size, full working model of R2D2 and added some improvements along the way. He can be seen on you tube by following this link h...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:55:01 PDT
Digilent MRK + Line-Following Robot Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Digilent-MRK-Line-Following-Robot-Assembly-Instruc/
Digilent MRK + Line-Following Robot Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WFRL/HWX448VT/FXRWFRLHWX448VT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WFRL/HWX448VT/FXRWFRLHWX448VT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WFRL/HWX448VT/FXRWFRLHWX448VT.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz Overview The Digilent Line-Following Motor Robot Kit (MRK+Line) provides the perfect starting point for those new to robotics, but has the power to be used for advanced designs and applications as well. The MRK+Line pairs our powerful chipKIT Pro MX4 microcontroller development board with a rugge...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:16:11 PDT
P1Ultra Upgrade Kit for DJI Phantom 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Phantom-Ultra-1-Upgrade-Kit-for-DJI-Phantom-1/
P1Ultra Upgrade Kit for DJI Phantom 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SMALL.jpg brianself The P1Ultra Upgrade Kit (v2) offers an unsurpassed performance enhancement for your stock DJI Phantom 1. The Phantom Ultra 1 surpasses the DJI Phantom 2 in flight times. The Phantom 2 requires proprietary DJI batteries at $160 each, the P1Ultra Upgrade Kit uses standard XT60 batteries and gives maxi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:37:00 PDT
Solar-Powered Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Windmill/
Solar-Powered Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SMALL.jpg robots333 This windmill came from a kit called the "DIY Solar Kit". This kit is $5.49 on Ankaka.com. I am going to show you how to attach a battery to make these projects work, because my solar panel was not working and I feel that someone else's might not work either. Follow Directions Follow the directi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:48:27 PDT
simplest bot http://www.instructables.com/id/simplest-bot/
simplest bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Q1QP/HW7Q8PRP/FONQ1QPHW7Q8PRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Q1QP/HW7Q8PRP/FONQ1QPHW7Q8PRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Q1QP/HW7Q8PRP/FONQ1QPHW7Q8PRP.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 i was venturing out with a few motors then struck the idea of how to make an easy robot that can be made in 1 hour and ultimately made this in 25 minutes anybody can make it be it a pro or a beginner.If you find any problem let me know. You could also checkout my older instructable over here . Go...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:18:57 PDT
Arduino Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rover/
Arduino Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/PHX4/HVY5GUDJ/FZTPHX4HVY5GUDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/PHX4/HVY5GUDJ/FZTPHX4HVY5GUDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/PHX4/HVY5GUDJ/FZTPHX4HVY5GUDJ.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to make a arduino rover using very few components that you probably already have.PLEASE vote for this project in the gadget hacking contest and others I really want a 3d printer!!! I could make instructables with 3d printed things.Note the code used for this ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:06:48 PDT
Tin Can Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Robot/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 14:52:35 PDT
Enhance Sphero Maneuverability with Liquid Latex http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhance-Sphero-Maneuverability-with-Liquid-Latex/
Enhance Sphero Maneuverability with Liquid Latex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/5373/HVTWG390/FR35373HVTWG390.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/5373/HVTWG390/FR35373HVTWG390.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/5373/HVTWG390/FR35373HVTWG390.SMALL.jpg petervojtek Sphero robotic ball is a popular robot controlled via bluetooth. The device surface is hard, smooth plastic, which is perfect in terms of device durability, however on most surfaces Sphero slides too much, harming its maneuverability. Sphero vendor provides a cover for Sphero to deal with this mane...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 02:29:06 PDT
From scraps to EXPLORER! http://www.instructables.com/id/From-scraps-to-EXPLORER/
From scraps to EXPLORER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/VWGR/HVRYR7YP/FR0VWGRHVRYR7YP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/VWGR/HVRYR7YP/FR0VWGRHVRYR7YP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/VWGR/HVRYR7YP/FR0VWGRHVRYR7YP.SMALL.jpg S0uraV_DAS Meet the "EXPLORER"!!! The intention was to build a ROVER-like object which I can use in my adventures, especially at night(in dense forests!). But, money is always a factor. So, with these things in mind I started working with stuffs you can probably find in a garbage can. Almost everything is bein...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:55:41 PDT
VBNET control of ARDUINO over TCP RS232 http://www.instructables.com/id/VBNET-control-of-ARDUINO-over-TCP-RS232/
VBNET control of ARDUINO over TCP RS232 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/7YYC/HVS1552Z/F177YYCHVS1552Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/7YYC/HVS1552Z/F177YYCHVS1552Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/7YYC/HVS1552Z/F177YYCHVS1552Z.SMALL.jpg manu4371 PROJET PUPITRE SERIAL OVER TCP VB NET / XPORT (LAN) ou CSW M85 (WIFI LAN) ouCIE M10 (LAN) / ARDUINOIntroduction:Le but de ce projet est de piloter des sorties de l'arduino uno en tout ou rien par bouton poussoir ou en PWM par un bouton tournant.L'interface sera améliorée pour piloter un robot Esh...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:06:43 PDT
Sumo robot + iPad + Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Sumo-robot-iPad-Processing/
Sumo robot + iPad + Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/A0EJ/HVR7VGBE/FZIA0EJHVR7VGBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/A0EJ/HVR7VGBE/FZIA0EJHVR7VGBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/A0EJ/HVR7VGBE/FZIA0EJHVR7VGBE.SMALL.jpg marinjuan01 This project involves the control of a sumo robot, in this case using an iPad, but it could do it with any device that supports iOS or android. Part list For this project you have to use this list of electronics components :1. 1x Arduino board (I use an Arduino Mega)2. 1x Lynxmotion terminator su...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 20:32:56 PDT
OpenCV on a Phidgets SBC http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenCV-on-a-Phidgets-SBC/
OpenCV on a Phidgets SBC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/8Y3T/HVP6FWN0/F7F8Y3THVP6FWN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/8Y3T/HVP6FWN0/F7F8Y3THVP6FWN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/8Y3T/HVP6FWN0/F7F8Y3THVP6FWN0.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc Having a webcam is all well and good, but what can we do with it? Well as it turns out, rather a lot. Computer vision (CV) is a big part of advanced robotics and CV algorithms have become the subject of much interest in recent years. Allowing your robot to “see” its surroundings is one of the most p...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 08:40:38 PDT
Make a simple & cheap Bug-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-cheap-Bug-Bot/
Make a simple & cheap Bug-Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HJ7W/HVGXQK0N/F3GHJ7WHVGXQK0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HJ7W/HVGXQK0N/F3GHJ7WHVGXQK0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HJ7W/HVGXQK0N/F3GHJ7WHVGXQK0N.SMALL.jpg zohre90 Its a very simple & stupid Robot with a handmade sensor . All of the things you need to make it , is easy to gather for example from internet shop : RoboChip.ir Connect Gearbox motors Pictures are very clear . You can see & buy Gearboxes & Wheels + Armature motors in this link . Shape the pap...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 06:41:14 PDT
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Throw-Toy-Hack/
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7V2P/HVEE9ACX/F2E7V2PHVEE9ACX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7V2P/HVEE9ACX/F2E7V2PHVEE9ACX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7V2P/HVEE9ACX/F2E7V2PHVEE9ACX.SMALL.jpg syfrog You can find novelty throw toys of all shapes and characters these days. These are the small plush toys that repeat a series of sound bites whenever they are bumped. They are also a cheap and easy solution for adding sound to a project.Simply by removing the bump trigger and replacing it with a tran...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 05:03:12 PDT
Build your own Max 95 Mobile Robot Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Max-95-Mobile-Robot/
Build your own Max 95 Mobile Robot Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/D296/HVEE86I1/F2FD296HVEE86I1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/D296/HVEE86I1/F2FD296HVEE86I1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/D296/HVEE86I1/F2FD296HVEE86I1.SMALL.jpg ZRob314 The purpose of this tutorial is to show how the original Max '95 mobile robot base was constructed using mostly parts from your local hardware store. The Max '95 is a 12" x 12" mobile robot base.Zagros Robotics sells several models of mobile robot base. This model is the great-grandfather of the Ma...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:05:07 PDT
Mikey Go Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikey-Go-Home/
Mikey Go Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/PJTH/HV9HU92A/F05PJTHHV9HU92A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/PJTH/HV9HU92A/F05PJTHHV9HU92A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/PJTH/HV9HU92A/F05PJTHHV9HU92A.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Mikey, the robot with vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikey-the-Robot-wi...can now see how to go home to his charger. To build a charging station, I used a 6" x 18" piece of aluminum, 6" of 1/4" diameter aluminum rod, three 1/4" x 2 1/2" x .016" springs, two 7/16" x 8 1/2" x .047" spring...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 12:26:23 PDT
2WD VEHICLE AND PROTOTYPING PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/2WD-VEHICLE-AND-PROTOTYPING-PCB/
2WD VEHICLE AND PROTOTYPING PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/R9PH/HVC1GNUN/F48R9PHHVC1GNUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/R9PH/HVC1GNUN/F48R9PHHVC1GNUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/R9PH/HVC1GNUN/F48R9PHHVC1GNUN.SMALL.jpg Rigonz This Instructable deals with the construction of a RC 2WD robot under Arduino, and the construction of the prototyping PCB on the vehicle. There are many pages dealing with similar subjects, f.eg. for the vehicle: http://billwaa.wordpress.com/2012/06/06/arduino-l... , and for prototyping boards: h...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 09:31:04 PDT
simple 2 legged robot http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-2-legged-robot/
simple 2 legged robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BTIQ/HVC1F033/F5NBTIQHVC1F033.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BTIQ/HVC1F033/F5NBTIQHVC1F033.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BTIQ/HVC1F033/F5NBTIQHVC1F033.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 I was watching the simple bot walker but I then realised i did not have a dpdt switch I then chanced upon making this solderless robot. What you need 2 hundred rpm gear motors (they have plenty of torque if supplied with 9v)2 pickle bottle caps 4 crocodile clips (optional )1 six battery holder2...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:07:26 PDT
Mikey, the Robot with Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikey-the-Robot-with-Vision/
Mikey, the Robot with Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/ARH5/HV3QB2ID/FM4ARH5HV3QB2ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/ARH5/HV3QB2ID/FM4ARH5HV3QB2ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/ARH5/HV3QB2ID/FM4ARH5HV3QB2ID.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Mikey the Robot "sees the frog" using the Pixy camera vision system. Pixy costs about $70. and easily interfaces with an included cable to Arduino. Pixy can be "trained" to recognize up to seven different colors. Pixy returns the x,y coordinates of the center of a trained object, along with the w...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 09:13:04 PDT
Modular Robot Platform or "Thrift Shop Johnny Five" http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Robot-Platform-or-Thrift-Shop-Johnny-Five/
Modular Robot Platform or "Thrift Shop Johnny Five" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DPVM/HV3Q6E3L/FAODPVMHV3Q6E3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DPVM/HV3Q6E3L/FAODPVMHV3Q6E3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DPVM/HV3Q6E3L/FAODPVMHV3Q6E3L.SMALL.jpg Roundaboutgoflash I knew from the beginning that I wanted the design to be both fun and modular. I wanted to be able to swap out one arm for another, or be able to make a new head and just bolt it on with ease. The theme of this platform really is versatility. With this framework I can now outfit it with whatever s...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 23:34:19 PDT