Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:25:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 'Ramses' - autonomus robot on tracks http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramses-autonomus-robot-on-tracks/
'Ramses' - autonomus robot on tracks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MT06/I1C468Q4/FAYMT06I1C468Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MT06/I1C468Q4/FAYMT06I1C468Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MT06/I1C468Q4/FAYMT06I1C468Q4.SMALL.jpg Pinaut Hi. I didn't have lot picts while building this robot 2003, but some i found i will share hereAbout Ramses: The robot chassis based on a caterpillar rc toy. I replaced the DC motors for the tracks with 2 continuous rotating servos (search for servo hack) . 2 LDR resistors mounted on a 90° servo enab...
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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/
Redo a Cool Old Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/6U5G/I1C456HP/FKW6U5GI1C456HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/6U5G/I1C456HP/FKW6U5GI1C456HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/6U5G/I1C456HP/FKW6U5GI1C456HP.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart Meet Arlan, a fun robot with a lot of personality. He lives in my sister's classroom (she is a 5th grade science teacher). I rebuilt him to be the mascot for her class's robotics team, he's also the classroom helper. The kids like to see technology in action and my sister likes to be lazy and hav...
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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/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:41:03 PDT
Ros Indigo install on Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Ros-Indigo-install-on-Ubuntu/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:58:43 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/
Full size Wall-e robot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/SX5L/I1EU2HXP/FNLSX5LI1EU2HXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/SX5L/I1EU2HXP/FNLSX5LI1EU2HXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/SX5L/I1EU2HXP/FNLSX5LI1EU2HXP.SMALL.jpg boiledsweet hello there.Here are a few pictures of my Wall-e build project. He is full size, and remote controlled. he has motors for forwards and backwards., and for his arms and neck. He is a mixture of Remote Control and Arduino. His forwards / backwards, and arms up down are on R.C. His head raising, head p...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:15:38 PDT
Robot "Cheaper" http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Cheaper/
Robot "Cheaper" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/4I08/I1695DYN/FVJ4I08I1695DYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/4I08/I1695DYN/FVJ4I08I1695DYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/4I08/I1695DYN/FVJ4I08I1695DYN.SMALL.jpg zikolach The aim is to build cheapest possible Arduino-robot Components Arduino UNO R3 x1 USB cable x1 Mini solderless breadboard x1 IR sensor x1 Continuous rotation servo x2 Battery holder x1 AA battery x4 Bunch of color wires Getting started with Arduino IDE First of all we need to install Arduino ...
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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 ...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:40:14 PDT
Robot Sumo Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Sumo-Ring/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 16:35:20 PDT
Single Servo Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Servo-Robotic-Gripper/
Single Servo Robotic Gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Q99J/I0UTNVD6/FPKQ99JI0UTNVD6.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you step by step how to make a robotic gripper. You may be wondering: What does it do? It is basically a robotic hand that slowly closes and if something touches the switch while it is closing it stops so it grips onto the object that presses the switch.This instruct...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:04:27 PDT
Female and Male Header Pins for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Female-and-Male-Header-Pins-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:08:16 PDT
Sharp edge guards with SUGRU http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharp-edge-guards-with-SUGRU/
Sharp edge guards with SUGRU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6HXH/I0NWL78S/F6N6HXHI0NWL78S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6HXH/I0NWL78S/F6N6HXHI0NWL78S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6HXH/I0NWL78S/F6N6HXHI0NWL78S.SMALL.jpg horseharry52 Our local High School Robotics Team had a problem. They have to transport their 3' x 2' robot creation to various events and competitions. They often have to lift it and carry it. There are some sharp edges and metal protrusions that sometimes made things uncomfortable for it's handlers But how ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:18:25 PDT
mobile phone control tank chassis FSR15 by Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/mobile-phone-control-tank-chassis-FSR15-by-Bluetoo/
mobile phone control tank chassis FSR15 by Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/AO4V/I0HYRVJ3/FN5AO4VI0HYRVJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/AO4V/I0HYRVJ3/FN5AO4VI0HYRVJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/AO4V/I0HYRVJ3/FN5AO4VI0HYRVJ3.SMALL.jpg yichone Material List:1. Tank chassis;http://www.smartarduino.com/view.php?id=944762. Arduino board;3. Arduino driven board;4. 4 bit display tube;5. battery6. battery box7. acrylic boardyoutube video: http://youtu.be/SnvJM3F5Kz0
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:44:24 PDT
WebRTC Creeper Drone - Browser Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/WebRTC-Creeper-Drone-Browser-Controlled-RC-Car/
WebRTC Creeper Drone - Browser Controlled RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/I1GT/I0DOI8AM/F1BI1GTI0DOI8AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/I1GT/I0DOI8AM/F1BI1GTI0DOI8AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/I1GT/I0DOI8AM/F1BI1GTI0DOI8AM.SMALL.jpg vace117 This is an advanced Instructable, which describes the process of building a drone controlled remotely from a browser. The drone uses an Android phone to stream video and audio back to the browser via WebRTC.Since the software used in this project is somewhat complex, you will need to have some progr...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:20:29 PDT
Master of Puppets - GeekconX 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-of-Puppets-GeekconX-2014/
Master of Puppets - GeekconX 2014 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/QGZ1/I0A58J6C/FEMQGZ1I0A58J6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/QGZ1/I0A58J6C/FEMQGZ1I0A58J6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/QGZ1/I0A58J6C/FEMQGZ1I0A58J6C.SMALL.jpg matza Earlier this month we presented at a tech conference in France and saw an amazing robot called Inmoov, an open source humanoid that can be 3d printed created by Gael Langevin. We immediately fell in love and knew we had to print the beast and what better place to give it a go than Geekcon?So we deci...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 03:03:12 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
Plastic Egg Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Egg-Bot/
Plastic Egg Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/955X/I09LTLKA/FX9955XI09LTLKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/955X/I09LTLKA/FX9955XI09LTLKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/955X/I09LTLKA/FX9955XI09LTLKA.SMALL.gif CraftyRobot Make a USB charging capacitor powered moving robot out of the plastic egg that held your kinder surprise toy!(Warning, this robot may be better than the actual toy)You will need:1. A plastic egg (the egg that lives inside a chocolate Kinder Surprise* and holds the toy)2. A Fizzbit, available here3. ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:12:11 PDT
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-NunChuck-Controlled-Mindstorms-NXT-Soccer-Robo/
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SMALL.jpg sparramc For the Brixhibition Exhibition at the end of April, I was asked to set-up and run a couple of interactive Robot Soccer fields.The Robots needed to be robust and reliable as members of the public will be interacting with them. Also they need to have a a simple, intuitive, and easy to use hand hel...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:13:53 PDT
Simple ROV for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ROV-for-Cheap/
Simple ROV for Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/VF87/I04MITOB/F9NVF87I04MITOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/VF87/I04MITOB/F9NVF87I04MITOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/VF87/I04MITOB/F9NVF87I04MITOB.SMALL.jpg mathesen1097 This is my 10th instructable and here is the simple rov submarine. I finished this at the end of summer but never fully got around to fully testing it. So I say a fair warning that there are some flaws, but I hope to update it soon. Thanks! Materials Here are the parts i used-(1) 12v bilge pump (...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:48:01 PDT
Control Roomba over Bluetooth via Brainlink http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Roomba-over-Bluetooth-via-Brainlink/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:57:33 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
DIY fan powered boat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fan-powered-boat/
DIY fan powered boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/HV9V/HZZRKYR3/FG8HV9VHZZRKYR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/HV9V/HZZRKYR3/FG8HV9VHZZRKYR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/HV9V/HZZRKYR3/FG8HV9VHZZRKYR3.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this tutorial i will be showing you how to make a simple electric boat that uses a cpu fan in order to move. the video features a Time Lapse of building the boat. in real time, it took me about 15 minutes. the boat is super fan for small kids and safe to use. please contact me for any question yo...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:38:27 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/GPVW/I04J76SF/FL6GPVWI04J76SF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Welcome back to everybody who's following along with my For Cheap Robots series! For those of you who're not so familiar with what I've been doing here, For Cheap Robots is a series I'm doing on Instructables all about how you can put together a remarkably sophisticated robot for extremely cheap usi...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
CareBot http://www.instructables.com/id/CareBot/
CareBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/P24K/HZMJ2XZL/FVKP24KHZMJ2XZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/P24K/HZMJ2XZL/FVKP24KHZMJ2XZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/P24K/HZMJ2XZL/FVKP24KHZMJ2XZL.SMALL.jpg MMART at Berkeley City College We've all been there. You're sitting at your desk, staring into the middle distance, unsure how to proceed with the pile of work you have to finish. What you need is inspiration. What you need is:CareBot.CareBot, the Inspiraton robot, will give you just that little push you need to power through ...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:42:35 PDT
Pyramid Pharaoh Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyramid-Pharaoh-Robot/
Pyramid Pharaoh Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/YGUS/HZLYS9AM/FLPYGUSHZLYS9AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/YGUS/HZLYS9AM/FLPYGUSHZLYS9AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/YGUS/HZLYS9AM/FLPYGUSHZLYS9AM.SMALL.jpg MMART at Berkeley City College In the pdfs below you will find instructions to make your very own pyramid Pharaoh Robot. Robot Printout PDF Print out your robot! Cut out the robot! Cut out the robot along the bold lines, where you see scissors.After step 2, your paper with the pyramid robot should look like the picture a...
By: MMART at Berkeley City College

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:17:18 PDT
Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
Robot Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NQ9G/HZJOSZZI/FE2NQ9GHZJOSZZI.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex This whole project started with a dead robot that we wanted to bring back to life. If I've learned anything from Bender, its that there is no better way to rejuvenate a robot than to have it open some beer bottles.The task of controlling a robot to have it interact with specifically shaped objects a...
By: Onyx Ibex

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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Fast and cheap mechanism prototyping http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-cheap-mechanism-prototyping/
Fast and cheap mechanism prototyping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/7OFI/HZI8X57W/FUH7OFIHZI8X57W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/7OFI/HZI8X57W/FUH7OFIHZI8X57W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/7OFI/HZI8X57W/FUH7OFIHZI8X57W.SMALL.jpg olbroquet Mechanics assembly can be challenging when using parts from recycling. Depending on your sources, you don't have the right pulley or belt sets, interfacing to fine pitches gear often lead to disaster.I am one of those which want to achieve their goal with the best efficiency in the product, followin...
By: olbroquet

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:38:44 PDT
Android Bluetooth RC CAR http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-RC-CAR/
Android Bluetooth RC CAR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/ZGOI/HZI8OB1T/F7HZGOIHZI8OB1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/ZGOI/HZI8OB1T/F7HZGOIHZI8OB1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/ZGOI/HZI8OB1T/F7HZGOIHZI8OB1T.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Mon fils possède depuis pas mal de temps une voiture télécommandée (qui a coûté 10 euros) dont il a cassé la télécommande 27Mhz. . Ce projet permettra de piloter de véhicule grâce à un téléphone fonctionnant sous android 2.2 minimum sur lequel j'ai installé une application android de double joystick...
By: manu4371

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:53:56 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
how to make a linear actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/J1J1/HZDYMK16/FDMJ1J1HZDYMK16.SMALL.jpg robobot3112 Linear actuators are machines that convert rotation or any motion into a push or a pull motion.Here I am going to teach you how to make an electric linear actuator using household and hobby objects.It is very very cheap Go get the stuff All you need is a glue stickA servo modified for continuous ...
By: robobot3112

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
Speech Controlled Quadropod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SMALL.jpg Adith Jagadish This is my first post on Instructables and I am super excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: Spryo SpoonTail which is just my robot showing some tricks but with a tethered control.In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make a quadrapod of your own and using speech...
By: Adith Jagadish

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller : AXIOM ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/AXIOM-ARM/
ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller : AXIOM ARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SMALL.jpg Sergeidines AXIOM ARM was designed by Sergei Dines : Mechanical Engineer student with an artistic background.LinkedIN : http://www.linkedin.com/in/sergeidines Website : http://sergeidines.foliohd.com/ Email : sergeidines@gmail.comNEW !! : Shortened version visit : http://www.intorobotics.com/ar...
By: Sergeidines

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:20 PDT
Agrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/AG-ROBOT/
Agrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LQFI/HZB3LL3I/FTZLQFIHZB3LL3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LQFI/HZB3LL3I/FTZLQFIHZB3LL3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LQFI/HZB3LL3I/FTZLQFIHZB3LL3I.SMALL.jpg thirumurugan.ajith AG robot means Agricultural uses of Robot. It makes plough method seed drilling and sowing process. It is controlled by TV remote mobile and computer control. It is used in nurseries and indoor garden.For farmers when rainy season they could not able to work for that i'll made this Robot.It has wire...
By: thirumurugan.ajith

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:27:49 PDT
Plastic handling to make DIY robotic parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-handling-to-make-DIY-robotic-parts/
Plastic handling to make DIY robotic parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ZVEV/HZ88NIWY/FQXZVEVHZ88NIWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ZVEV/HZ88NIWY/FQXZVEVHZ88NIWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ZVEV/HZ88NIWY/FQXZVEVHZ88NIWY.SMALL.jpg Mech-Dickel Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my parts, so this post is dedicated for this people, for guys who don't have a 3D printer or a milling machine, and/or for guys who simply apprecia...
By: Mech-Dickel

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:15:21 PDT
How to easily turn a robotic arm into a First Person View robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-turn-a-robotic-arm-into-a-First-Pers/
How to easily turn a robotic arm into a First Person View robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/B7WX/HZ88MSWW/FUJB7WXHZ88MSWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/B7WX/HZ88MSWW/FUJB7WXHZ88MSWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/B7WX/HZ88MSWW/FUJB7WXHZ88MSWW.SMALL.jpg WJR339007 This is a very easy way to mount a camera to a robotic arm to make a fun robot. Parts/What you Need 1. Any Robotic Arm (I am using a lower quality OWI Edge arm)2. Zip ties3. Wireless Camera Tools 1. Pliers2. Wire Cutters Find a good spot to mound the camera and battery. You can see where I ...
By: WJR339007

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:30:12 PDT
How to Use a Servo with Tessel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Servo-with-Tessel/
How to Use a Servo with Tessel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/U061/HZ5DSTA7/FNMU061HZ5DSTA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/U061/HZ5DSTA7/FNMU061HZ5DSTA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/U061/HZ5DSTA7/FNMU061HZ5DSTA7.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Tessel is a microcontroller you program in JavaScript. It's like Arduino, but designed to be easier to use and web-friendly.Here's what you need:TesselServo moduleServo motor (one comes with the servo module, but there's room for 16 of them on there.) Install Tessel If you haven't used a Tessel b...
By: SelkeyMoonbeam

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:27 PDT
Simple LED Indicator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Indicator-Cover/
Simple LED Indicator Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6RWK/HZ3YDFXC/FDZ6RWKHZ3YDFXC.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 I am in the current process of creating a robot with a the need for several indicator lights. At first I simply had a label with a LED over it to tell me if a particular system was enabled. The issue that arose was my LED's project light and were a bit blinding to look into, not to mention they cast...
By: Reichenstein7

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:54 PDT
Bluetooth RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Car-1/
Bluetooth RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/IKY1/HYZNZFU8/F0DIKY1HYZNZFU8.SMALL.jpg manu4371 Mon fils possède depuis pas mal de temps une voiture télécommandée (qui a coûté 10 euros) dont il a cassé la télécommande 27Mhz. D'autre part, il se trouve que j'ai fait l'acquisition il y a quelques années d'un ancien boitier de télécommande Playstation complet. Ce projet m'a donc permis d'assemble...
By: manu4371

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:52:48 PDT
How to Make Your Own Robot Cheetah http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Robot-Cheetah/
How to Make Your Own Robot Cheetah - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NFLH/HYU8E0AI/FA2NFLHHYU8E0AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NFLH/HYU8E0AI/FA2NFLHHYU8E0AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NFLH/HYU8E0AI/FA2NFLHHYU8E0AI.SMALL.jpg rptech Hello Everyone,This AWESOME project was created from scratch in a high school tech class. It was designed for a state-wide competition for a club called Technology Student Association. I designed and created the project with help from Joey Outar (for aesthetics/paperwork) and Edward Jacob Shayevich ...
By: rptech

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:38:50 PDT
RC Nintendo GameCube Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Nintendo-GameCube-Robot/
RC Nintendo GameCube Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/RPQ2/HYTHZVOG/FI2RPQ2HYTHZVOG.SMALL.jpg nahamancygig The Intro:Hi there, and welcome to the GameCube-Bot Instructable!GameCube-Bot is entering this summer's contests! If you like it, I'd be honored to have your vote!Quick Overview: GameCube-Bot is a strange beast. Here's a tour of what's inside. Designed and built from the ground up! brushless air...
By: nahamancygig

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:54:49 PDT
RC Minecraft Creeper Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Minecraft-Creeper-Robot/
RC Minecraft Creeper Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/TOQ0/HYS0ZPMO/FR6TOQ0HYS0ZPMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/TOQ0/HYS0ZPMO/FR6TOQ0HYS0ZPMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/TOQ0/HYS0ZPMO/FR6TOQ0HYS0ZPMO.SMALL.jpg Teisha For everybody who enjoys playing the hugely-popular video game Minecraft, and who would also like to try building a robot, this Instructables project is for you! This creeper bot is relatively inexpensive to build (the consumable materials cost about $30 total) and you do not need to have any electr...
By: Teisha

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:24:43 PDT
Home Made Mecanum Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Mecanum-Wheels/
Home Made Mecanum Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AL2R/HYPNV2TW/FQAAL2RHYPNV2TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AL2R/HYPNV2TW/FQAAL2RHYPNV2TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/AL2R/HYPNV2TW/FQAAL2RHYPNV2TW.SMALL.jpg Johnson Tellis Hello folks, welcome to my tutorial on homemade Mecanum wheels which were made from metals and wood.I had made four of them and they were designed to fasten the movement of a vehicle in a compact area. Every wheel works perfectly performing all the functions of that of a mecanum wheel.The Mecanum wh...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 05:46:24 PDT
Power Distribution for a Multirotor http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Distribution-for-a-Multirotor/
Power Distribution for a Multirotor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/Q4TZ/HYJY39W5/FS3Q4TZHYJY39W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/Q4TZ/HYJY39W5/FS3Q4TZHYJY39W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/Q4TZ/HYJY39W5/FS3Q4TZHYJY39W5.SMALL.jpg FunWithBots One of the trickiest things to solve when you're building your own multirotor aircraft is getting power to the ESCs and accessories. My good friend Georges Papabeis clued me into a method using copper clad board that works really well.BOM ESCs (I'm building a quadcopter so I have four) Pigtails for ...
By: FunWithBots

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 03:41:05 PDT
How to fix your gensace power battery in GAUI X3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-gensace-power-battery-in-GAUI-X3/
How to fix your gensace power battery in GAUI X3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/0QTL/HYJ87P4M/F7C0QTLHYJ87P4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/0QTL/HYJ87P4M/F7C0QTLHYJ87P4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/0QTL/HYJ87P4M/F7C0QTLHYJ87P4M.SMALL.jpg gensdaniel Some of my friends told me that their have a helicopter crashed due to the battery unfixed, so I’d like to share a practical way to fix your Gens ace power battery in GAUI X3, same as uavs battery ,maybe it’s a very simple problem, but almost all the players or freshman will meet it and don’t know h...
By: gensdaniel

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 00:50:31 PDT
Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Robot-12/
Lego Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/NYQ9/HYJY5077/F00NYQ9HYJY5077.SMALL.jpg tdorning What I tried to create was a fully functional robot with all the needed sensors for autonomous control and movement. The main body is the structural core housing the two main control boxes and the four bases for the legs. The main body has and ample amount of protection to enable movement on rough t...
By: tdorning

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:52:50 PDT
DIY Servo Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Motor/
DIY Servo Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/55VY/HYH38CN2/F9L55VYHYH38CN2.SMALL.jpg vu2aeo DC Motors can be made to turn either clockwise or counter-clockwise by changing the polarity of the voltage applied to their terminals. The torque that is generated at the output shaft can be scaled up or scaled down by using a gear train. In most motors, like the one shown below, the gear train s...
By: vu2aeo

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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:41:44 PDT