Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - robots http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 00:25:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Smart Robot Tracking Car kits tracking car photosensitive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Robot-Tracking-Car-kits-tracking-car-pho/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 01:06:05 PDT
easy home made toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-home-made-toy-car/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:00:12 PDT
FIRST Mentoring: Volunteering with Impact http://www.instructables.com/id/FIRST-Mentoring-Volunteering-with-Impact/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:45:30 PDT
Low Cost Linear Actuator (using glue sticks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Linear-Actuator-using-glue-sticks/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 10:28:27 PDT
Create a Robotics simulator using Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Robotics-simulator-using-Processing/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:39:17 PDT
WALL-E Metal robot tank chassis install guide http://www.instructables.com/id/WALL-E-Metal-robot-tank-chassis-install-guide/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:38:43 PDT
Another Simple Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Simple-Gripper/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:45:45 PDT
Build a multi-controlled high precision desktop robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-multi-controlled-high-precision-desktop-ro/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:16:01 PDT
SELF BALANCING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Witty-Robot/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:52:56 PDT
Arduino based 4WD Bluetooth Microbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-4WD-Bluetooth-Microbot/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:37:10 PDT
Competition Readiness for FIRST Teams http://www.instructables.com/id/Competition-Readiness-for-FIRST-Teams/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:42:20 PDT
Olivia's Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Olivias-Robot/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:35:20 PDT
Make a very simple insect robot toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-very-simple-insect-robot-toy/
Make a very simple insect robot toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5G26/ICEMSSLQ/FAZ5G26ICEMSSLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5G26/ICEMSSLQ/FAZ5G26ICEMSSLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5G26/ICEMSSLQ/FAZ5G26ICEMSSLQ.SMALL.jpg Saurav Chakraborty Here is very an easy way to make your own insect robot. You can easily change the shape of legs and see different funny and interesting movements of this bug robot. you can make 4 legged or six legged insect. Follow the instruction, add your own idea on top of it and make yourself. Components/Pa...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:47:44 PDT
Simple Hydraulic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hydraulic-Arm-1/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:15:43 PDT
Community Networking for FIRST Teams http://www.instructables.com/id/Community-Networking-for-FIRST-Teams/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:54:12 PDT
Insect Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:27:28 PDT
Micro Robot (5cm cube) http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Robot-5cm-cube/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:28:16 PDT
How to make a simple two legged walking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-two-legged-walking-robot/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:55:27 PDT
How to clean up you Roomba and replace the main parts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-up-you-Roomba-and-replace-the-main-pa/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 17:34:36 PDT
Rover Repair Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rover-Repair-Robot/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:59:25 PDT
Diri - the actuated helium balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Diri-the-actuated-helium-balloon/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 03:25:34 PDT
How to make a Toy Rowing Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Toy-Rowing-Boat/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:33:09 PDT
Bottle cork robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-cork-robot/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 23:17:16 PDT
Wall-e homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/DiY-wall-e/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 23:09:08 PDT
How to Start a FIRST Robotics Team http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-FIRST-Robotics-Team/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:47:19 PDT
Configure, read data & calibrate the HMC5883L digital compass using Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Configure-read-data-calibrate-the-HMC5883L-digital/
Configure, read data & calibrate the HMC5883L digital compass using Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/0D9I/IC37DZFC/FAI0D9IIC37DZFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/0D9I/IC37DZFC/FAI0D9IIC37DZFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/0D9I/IC37DZFC/FAI0D9IIC37DZFC.SMALL.jpg RB-roboBASics As in other blogs, this one also contains information that can be found elsewhere on the web. I just structured it to make it easy to use for beginning robot hobbyists. Connecting the compass is quite simple. When mounting the sensor to the bot, be aware of the x-y-z marker on the sensor and assure...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:56:23 PDT
Cog-Burn Simple Perception Stack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cog-Burn-Simple-Perception-Stack/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:34:50 PDT
Object tracking by color with Python and openCV http://www.instructables.com/id/Object-tracking-by-color-with-Python-and-openCV/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:24:18 PDT
RB2 running squares. http://www.instructables.com/id/RB2-running-squares/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:25:34 PDT
Mobile controlled robotic car using arduino and DTMF http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-controlled-robotic-car-using-arduino-and-DT/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:23:54 PDT
Educational Robot kit for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Educational-Robot-kit-for-Beginners/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:34:17 PDT
ASU-VPL Edison Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/ASU-VPL-Edison-Robot/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:34:34 PDT
Control MIP Robot with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-MIP-Robot-with-Intel-Edison/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:24:48 PDT
Budget Light Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Light-Chaser/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 09:32:58 PDT
Pilothouse - Robotic Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Pilothouse-Robotic-Sailboat/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 13:37:46 PDT
Jousting Robot (Wiring Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jousting-Robot-Wiring-Tutorial/
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By: Sudharsan Sukumar

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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 12:15:18 PDT
Building Jousting Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Jousting-Robots/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 12:10:58 PDT
Jousting Robot (LabVIEW Code) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jousting-Robot-LabVIEW-Code/
Jousting Robot (LabVIEW Code) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/6LEE/IBUXMA5F/F436LEEIBUXMA5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/6LEE/IBUXMA5F/F436LEEIBUXMA5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/6LEE/IBUXMA5F/F436LEEIBUXMA5F.SMALL.jpg Sudharsan Sukumar This instructable will go over the LabVIEW code that I wrote to control a jousting robot. This will be an in-depth explanation of the code. If you're not interested in the explanation, the LabVIEW VI is linked on the last step. For the robot, I used two continuous servos, a joystick, an accelerome...
By: Sudharsan Sukumar

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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 12:08:54 PDT
Robot figures from junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-figures-from-junk/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 04:40:48 PDT
Web controlled rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-controlled-rover/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 22:11:14 PDT
Controlling a Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stewart-Platform/
Controlling a Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SMALL.jpg felix.ros.7 The Stewart Platform (aka octahedral hexapod) has been around since the fifties. Since that time people have been reinventing this platform over and over again. I experienced the same problem and this motivated me to make this instructable.The main problem when building these platforms is how to con...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
Strandbeest Photovore Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Photovore-Robot/
Strandbeest Photovore Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8LGG/IBOWYKCW/FDZ8LGGIBOWYKCW.SMALL.jpg techiebot I have been fascinated with Theo Jansen's walking beach creatures for some time. So I read with interest the April 2014 Servo Magazine article about converting the plastic model kit to be servo-powered. The idea of the Strandbeest walking around my studio fascinated me.Ebay seems to be a good plac...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 21:33:37 PDT
ROAMING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/ROAMING-ROBOT/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 05:02:41 PDT
Bump detector for robots with aluminum foil http://www.instructables.com/id/Bump-detecter-for-robots-with-aluminium-foil/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:57:15 PDT
universal robot platform http://www.instructables.com/id/universal-robot-platform/
universal robot platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GG9Z/IBJTKE7A/FGBGG9ZIBJTKE7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GG9Z/IBJTKE7A/FGBGG9ZIBJTKE7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GG9Z/IBJTKE7A/FGBGG9ZIBJTKE7A.SMALL.jpg buuron Ik ben een elektrotechniek student en moet regelmatig projecten maken waarbij een robotframe nodig is. Het doel van deze Instructable is een multifunctionele robot maken die bij meerdere projecten en voor de hobby inzetbaar is. Hierbij zijn de volgende eisen van belang.• Moet op een a4 passen. • Met...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:29:14 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 2 - the controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-2-the-controller/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-1-the-ROV/
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SMALL.jpg darkwaterhq This is a fantastic project that combines basic electronics and Lego to build a functional underwater ROV.We have used this project in a few workshops with children ( and adults ) with great success.This Instructable will guide you through building the basic ROV, whilst this will work very well in t...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:07:57 PDT
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-lowcost-humanoid-robot-made-from-PVC-wate/
Making a lowcost humanoid robot made from PVC water pipe material (upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/HBPG/IBHS33T9/FOHHBPGIBHS33T9.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu this is my first humanoid robot who can talk, see,walk, dance and any else... the frame all of body is using a pvc thin water pipe material who has flated . this is how to flatted the water pipe pvc my Humanoid robot name is Lita, using Ez-Board from Ez-robotic you can easly to program moveme...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:17:16 PDT
Robot Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bank/
Robot Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IWHD/IBHS5ODS/F14IWHDIBHS5ODS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IWHD/IBHS5ODS/F14IWHDIBHS5ODS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IWHD/IBHS5ODS/F14IWHDIBHS5ODS.SMALL.jpg FardeenA I have made this for the contest reuse.it is a robot piggy bank for saving money. This is something made out of ordinary bolts, metal plates and cream jar . I used simple paints to decorate it. Items You Need Bolts, NutsScrewdriver transparent plastic jar2 five hole metal sticks( white ones)2 ha...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:10:18 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-2/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:07:04 PDT