Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:17:55 PST BLOX v1.01 The real size LowCost robot wall.e made from water pipe and scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-real-size-LowCost-walle-made-from-water-pipe/
The real size LowCost robot wall.e made from water pipe and scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AHNK/I301KG20/F6JAHNKI301KG20.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu Wall.e... who is not familiar with this robot? He's a funny robots and more importantly he is a great robot, but it's more great if you have wall.e yourself at home. Let's create a real size robot wall.e with material from the stuff around the House. (I made this in Descember 2012 until January 2013...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:46:34 PST
meArm.Joystick DIY en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-DIY/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:32:22 PST
TinyBots- Snowplow Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-Snowplow-Upgrade/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:56:43 PST
Movement and Speech Controlled Wifi Camera Bluetooth Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Movement-and-Speech-Controlled-Wifi-Camera-Bluetoo-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:39:49 PST
meArm.Joystick Software en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-en/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:55:27 PST
4 DOF mechanical arm build instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/4-DOF-mechanical-arm-build-instruction/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:06:43 PST
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbutton-Big-button-to-control-your-gongs/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:16:46 PST
How to make a walking robot with moving arms # 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-walking-robot-with-moving-arms-1/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:10:17 PST
Simple Self-balancing Robot w/ Galileo Gen 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Self-balancing-Robot-w-Galileo-Gen-2/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:26:41 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
Gongbot: Networked robotic gong http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbot-Networked-robotic-gong/
Gongbot: Networked robotic gong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/133S/I2I427P0/F3Y133SI2I427P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/133S/I2I427P0/F3Y133SI2I427P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/133S/I2I427P0/F3Y133SI2I427P0.SMALL.jpg narced133 At the Stripe office, there's a tradition of ringing a gong at meal times. Several months after I started, we outgrew our space and had to split up across multiple floors. Instead of giving up on the gong, I built a cluster of networked robotic gongs! Pressing the button on any Gongbot (or the gongb...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:24:20 PST
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-e-A-Spark-core-Touch-OSC-controlled-Wall-e-t/
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford When it comes to cute robots, the instructables robot being at the top of the list obviously, the second most famous has got to be Pixar's Wall-e. Who wouldn't want one of these little fellas scurrying around your home cleaning up your garbage for you? Well, whilst the real thing might not be availa...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:36:54 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Rollbars for Self Balancing Robot and On Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Rollbars-for-Self-Balancing-Robot/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:52:52 PST
GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo http://www.instructables.com/id/GET-YOUR-BOT-ON-Robotics-Hackathon-Robot-Demo/
GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/Q8K2/I2I3Z072/F0QQ8K2I2I3Z072.SMALL.jpg MakerCandy GET YOUR BOT ON : Robotics Hackathon Robot Demo Materials you will need Here are all the Materials you will need:1. Arduino Uno Board2. Bread Board3. Wires4. LED Light(s)5. AC Motor6. Batteries7. Proximity Sensor8. Meccano Construction pieces BUILD A BASE Using Meccano construction pieces buil...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:40:24 PST
A simple and Cheap DIY Line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-and-Cheap-DIY-Line-following-robot/
A simple and Cheap DIY Line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/372R/I2HGVV18/FIR372RI2HGVV18.SMALL.jpg Magesh Jayakumar If anyone wants to start to build robots , This robot is for them, Its easy to do, No knowledge of programming is required, Just a little bit of electronics knowledge is sufficient to finish this robot.Key Ingredients:1x Chassis 2x IR sensors 1x caster wheel 2x Wheels 2x Gear Motors1x ULN 2003 IC 4...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:49:33 PST
Nyx, 30lb Fighting Robot Re-Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Nyx-30lb-Fighting-Robot-Re-Made/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:47:33 PST
MICILE Arduino Rover Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/MICILE-Arduino-Controlled-Rover-Part-1/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:24:22 PST
Baldroid v3 Balancing Robot with Actobotics parts and IOIO-OTG http://www.instructables.com/id/Baldroid-v3-Balancing-Robot-with-Actobotics-parts-/
Baldroid v3 Balancing Robot with Actobotics parts and IOIO-OTG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/V15V/I2CVFO8Z/FU4V15VI2CVFO8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/V15V/I2CVFO8Z/FU4V15VI2CVFO8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/V15V/I2CVFO8Z/FU4V15VI2CVFO8Z.SMALL.jpg joebotics Hi, after designing a couple prototypes with an Android phone + IOIO+OTG module I decided to build a finished product using parts and components from Actobotics / Servocity.com.. besides the quality of the Actobotics products, the wide range of parts and components that are compatible and fit togeth...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:17:44 PST
Spark Core iPhone/Android controlled R2-D2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-iPhoneAndroid-controlled-R2-D2/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:28:53 PST
Chess Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Robot/
Chess Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9B5L/I2BRBMIK/FCG9B5LI2BRBMIK.SMALL.jpg yousifnimat --This project was my graduation project at Kuwait University-College of Engineering & Petroleum--Chess is a very famous and common game worldwide. The main purpose of the design is to develop a stand-alone chess robot using an intelligent system to provide more entertainment with low cost as much a...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:20:20 PST
Motion-Activated PumpkinBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-PumpkinBot/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:08:39 PST
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficents-Raven-Robotized-raven-with-LED-eyes/
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SMALL.jpg laurakenora Need the finishing touch to make your Malificent costume stand out?Or do you just want an awesome Halloween prop that will impress?This vileness, robotized Raven will get the job done! It took a bit of time but I promise you, the results will be sweet!Here is what you need (it's a quite a few thing...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:35:35 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
Self Balancing Robot - Bang Bang Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-Robot-Bang-Bang-Control/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:57:45 PST
Lifesize Poseable Animatronic Endoskeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifesize-Poseable-Animatronic-Endoskeleton/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:56:50 PST
Arduino Hexapod (With A Personality) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-With-A-Personality/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:46:21 PST
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Actobotics-Quadruped-Robot/
Build an Actobotics Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/RAIQ/I21R9ABW/FJQRAIQI21R9ABW.SMALL.jpg chris.deen Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that I will try my best to get at least one video and some Arduino code on here by this coming Sunday. Thanks for your patience!How to make a 4-legged walking robot using Actobotics parts from ServoCity.com:The workhorse of this robot, and what make...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:21:28 PST
Robot Arm Arduino App http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Arm-Arduino-App/
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By: Micile

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:12:40 PST
TinyBots- BrushyBot http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyBots-BrushyBot/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:49:29 PST
Robbie - Your Own Customizable Humanoid Assistant! http://www.instructables.com/id/Robbie-Your-Own-Customizable-Humanoid-Assistant/
Robbie - Your Own Customizable Humanoid Assistant! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W2US/I21R7APN/F7CW2USI21R7APN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W2US/I21R7APN/F7CW2USI21R7APN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W2US/I21R7APN/F7CW2USI21R7APN.SMALL.jpg curryninja123 Ever since Karel Capek released his famous play R.U.R. in 1920, humans around the world have been captivated by the idea of mechanical assistants and companions. Almost a century later, we are getting closer and closer to the much romanticized humanoid helper, but when it really comes down to the co...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:46:05 PST
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Glowing-Robotic-Skull/
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Is Halloween coming up? Has it already passed? Doesn't matter! Any time is the perfect time for your very own robotic human skull. When you finish this Instructable, you'll have a skull with articulating neck and jaw, and glowing movable eyes that can change color between red, green, and blue.Like t...
By: FabricateIO

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:56:28 PST
RaspiRover http://www.instructables.com/id/RaspiRover/
RaspiRover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/O2VA/I1YUBW4N/FCGO2VAI1YUBW4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/O2VA/I1YUBW4N/FCGO2VAI1YUBW4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/O2VA/I1YUBW4N/FCGO2VAI1YUBW4N.SMALL.jpg caallard Hello!I have done a little wifi robot with a Raspberry Pi and other components.Let me present it!Ps: be indulgent, it's my first instructable! Things You'll Need You will need:- a Raspberry Pi (35 Eur)- raspberry cam (17,50 Eur)- wifi key (use a compatible one) (3,70 Eur)- a DC-DC Converter Step ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:54:23 PDT
Make a Self-balancing Robot with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Self-balancing-Robot-with-Arduino-UNO/
Make a Self-balancing Robot with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/TGSY/I2AR0NOR/FE9TGSYI2AR0NOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/TGSY/I2AR0NOR/FE9TGSYI2AR0NOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/TGSY/I2AR0NOR/FE9TGSYI2AR0NOR.SMALL.jpg maker_studio Self-balancing Robot is very interesting. Many friends around us were trying to make one, but they encounted a lot of chanllenges including the lack of the easy-to- assembly structures, the suitable electronic circuits and the programs. So I decided to make a self-balancing robot as simple as pos...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:09:57 PDT
Intel Edison powered walking Teddy Bear http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-powered-walking-Teddy-Bear/
Intel Edison powered walking Teddy Bear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/NYKD/I1Q9BMCU/F10NYKDI1Q9BMCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/NYKD/I1Q9BMCU/F10NYKDI1Q9BMCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/NYKD/I1Q9BMCU/F10NYKDI1Q9BMCU.SMALL.jpg patrickms This is a walking teddy bear robot powered by Intel's Edison module. The robot "core" is a Robosapien v1, which can now be purchased as the Robosapien X. The RoboSapien X is a low cost bipedal robot which provides an amazing amount of robotics hardware for a low cost (list price is $100 but it's cur...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:49:06 PDT
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
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By: randofo

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Ros Indigo install on Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Ros-Indigo-install-on-Ubuntu-1/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:08:06 PDT
'Ramses' - autonomus robot on tracks http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramses-autonomus-robot-on-tracks/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:14:01 PDT
Redo a Cool Old Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Redo-a-Cool-Old-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:02:44 PDT
how to make a robotic car with remote controlled. (Ashwini sinha). http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-robotic-car-with-remote-controlled-A/
how to make a robotic car with remote controlled. (Ashwini sinha). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/O7DB/I1C42CUB/FA7O7DBI1C42CUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/O7DB/I1C42CUB/FA7O7DBI1C42CUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/O7DB/I1C42CUB/FA7O7DBI1C42CUB.SMALL.jpg Ashwini kumar sinha remote controlled robotic car with arm... Things needed you need-4 toy wheels-1 geared motor-4 steel rod (thin as in pic)-1motor-6 reducing gear-20 cm wire Arrange the gear as in pic.then fix the motor with help of adeshive... assembling car assemble the part as shown in figure.... or you...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:50:46 PDT
Motorized linear slide with home sensor for robotic and CNC using recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-linear-slide-with-home-sensor-for-roboti/
Motorized linear slide with home sensor for robotic and CNC using recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/VHH8/I1BPACZM/FPOVHH8I1BPACZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/VHH8/I1BPACZM/FPOVHH8I1BPACZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/VHH8/I1BPACZM/FPOVHH8I1BPACZM.SMALL.jpg hesamh A linear slide is a bearing designed to provide free motion in one direction, Motorized linear slides such as machine slides, XY tables, roller tables and some dovetail slides are bearings moved by drive mechanisms. Not all linear slides are motorized, and non-motorized dovetail slides, ball bearing...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:53:12 PDT
2Way collision detection with a single potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/2Way-collision-detection-with-a-single-potentiomet/
2Way collision detection with a single potentiometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/G7QI/I1CC12AF/FORG7QII1CC12AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/G7QI/I1CC12AF/FORG7QII1CC12AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/G7QI/I1CC12AF/FORG7QII1CC12AF.SMALL.jpg Pinaut Simple and cheap 2 way collision detection with a single potentiometer.-How i did:Warped a zip tie around the potentiometer axis and fixed the other end from the zip tie around the corner outside from the robot. While startup reading the analog input to find the neutral position from the potentiomet...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:41:03 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
Full size Wall-e robot. http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-size-Wall-e-robot/
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By: boiledsweet

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:15:38 PDT
Robot "Cheaper" http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Cheaper/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:04:17 PDT
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-Dynamixel-AX-12A-servos-with-a-Raspbe/
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I decided to use some Dynamixel AX-12A motors for a project, and ended up having to code a library for them, so I figured I would share what I learned.Despite being a bit more expensive, this motor has a couple of advantages over the more commonly found TowerPro motors. Mainly, the Dynamixel motors ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:01:06 PDT
Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Robot/
Drawing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg Fixing my drawing incapability with my robotics skills and to me results were not that bad. Now I can at least save my self from humiliation in my drawing class.This project is good for beginners and gives sufficient exposure to arduino, matlab coding and mechanics. There is not much in the electron...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:58:37 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Simple Robo-Dog (made of piano keys, a toy gun and a mouse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robo-Dog-made-of-a-toy-gun-a-mouse-and-a-pi/
Simple Robo-Dog (made of piano keys, a toy gun and a mouse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A7HD/I0TVL764/FQSA7HDI0TVL764.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my instructable, please vote for me. Thanks for your support!)Oh, Azerbaijan! Land of fire, great hospitality, friendly people and beautiful women (... sorry, woman! of course I only have eyes for you, my gözəl balaca ana ördəkburun wife!). But honestly, this is a very hard place for a ...
By: M.C. Langer

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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:40:14 PDT
Robot Sumo Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Sumo-Ring/
Robot Sumo Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/WN9Y/I0VOPUB1/F5LWN9YI0VOPUB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/WN9Y/I0VOPUB1/F5LWN9YI0VOPUB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/WN9Y/I0VOPUB1/F5LWN9YI0VOPUB1.SMALL.jpg BillW1 This is a way to make Sumo rings for Robot Sumo. In this example, I am making Nanosumo rings, but this should apply to the larger classes of sumo. The final ring will have a black area for combat and a white ring for out of bounds. The white ring should be reflective so the down facing reflective se...
By: BillW1

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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 16:35:20 PDT