Instructables: question - robots http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:13:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 IR based robot? http://www.instructables.com/answers/IR-based-robot/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif syedmBilal09 What changes i can do in simple line follower robot? I made simple line follower robot now i want this robot works when i give IR signals  (ON) and stop when I give OFF  signals through IR remote. Instead of on off  switch on it.
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:23:23 PDT
Making a Michael myers prop have a few questions? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Making-a-Michael-myers-prop-have-a-few-questions/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Halloweenpropmaker I'm building a michael myers prop out of a bust on a pole type of maniquin and I want to make him sound or motion activated I'm planning on getting a radio shack recording module to record the Halloween song but my questions are how can I make it sound activated or motion activated? what else do I n...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:23:56 PDT
Help me on Voltage Regulator LM 7806? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Help-me-on-Voltage-Regulator-LM-7806/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/WIAR/HZCJ149V/FJRWIARHZCJ149V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/WIAR/HZCJ149V/FJRWIARHZCJ149V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/WIAR/HZCJ149V/FJRWIARHZCJ149V.SMALL.jpg naqibzainudin Hi guys, I want to combine 5x LM 7806 in a circuit, can anyone help me out with the schematics. I've only know the basic schematic of LM 7806 as attached!  Thanks :)
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:44:02 PDT
Motor Control System for large Robot? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Motor-Control-System-for-large-Robot/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif dstech The motor System So I am working on  building a robot using wheelchair motors. I'm trying to control it via an arduino potentially but I'm not sure how to do this. My plan is to potentially use an 8channel 10 amp relay board connected to the arduino, but I'm not sure if 10 amps would be enough for ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:20:29 PDT
Power supply (6 servos)? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Power-supply-6-servos/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif naqibzainudin Hi guys! I do have question on power supply for my multiple servos. I need a power supply that can provide an enough voltage and current for my servos. Do you have any recommendation for my supply? Throughout my reading, i've found that each servos requires 1A so if i have 6 servos means 1A X 6 = 6...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:49:09 PDT
i want to reduce the voltage from 30v dc to 28v dc of 30amps current ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/i-want-to-reduce-the-voltage-from-30v-dc-to-28v-dc/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif gopi1991
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 04:47:02 PDT
How do i wiring my Cyber Glove (Arduino Mega + Flex Sensors + Bluetooth + Gyroscope) ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-i-wiring-my-Cyber-Glove-Arduino-Mega-Flex-S/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif naqibzainudin Hi guys! I need  a help on wiring for my Cyber Glove and i'll be using  1) Arduino Mega 2) Bluetooth Module (Cytron) & Bluetooth Shield (Cytron) 3) 2 Flex Sensors 4) 3 Gyroscope Can anyone help me on the wiring by showing the schematic and etc.  Thanks :)
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:37:56 PDT
Arduino Uno + 6 servos (Power Supply) ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Arduino-Uno-6-servos-Power-Supply-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif naqibzainudin I need help on my robotic arm project. The question is i wanna use a seperate power supply for my arduino uno and servos. This means, i'll have two different power supply. Is that possible? What would you recommend for the solution? After done some reading, i  found 9v batt is enough for Arduino onl...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 00:39:37 PDT
Device for touching a touch screen? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Device-for-touching-a-touch-screen/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif RocketPenguin I need a type of solenoid/servo device capable of moving a few millimeters at a fast speed. I am building a device that will tap a touchscreen for me via an electric signal (In this case, and arduino.) they need to be relatively cheap and small. I will have four of them evenly spaced over four inche...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:24:34 PDT
Help with modifying a servo for continuous rotation? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Help-with-modifying-a-servo-for-continuous-rotatio/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif texpert I want to build a robot with arduino and for the motors I was going to use some servos that I could modify for continuous rotation.  So, I picked up 2 cheap ones at radioshack.  I opened them up and I can get to the gears by removing the top part and I can get to the back of the circuit board by tak...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:10:43 PDT
signal following robot? http://www.instructables.com/answers/signal-following-robot/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif vwtm2006 Hi community, i would really make a robot that follows a signal maybe wifi signal the idea is to keep a small chip (transmitter) in my pocket and the receiver would be installed on the robot body or the reverse, so the robot would follow the signal,  and im really thinking to use a tank body ( not w...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:20:08 PDT
Controlling Servos with the help of a Potentiometer Using Arduino UNO via SSC 32 http://www.instructables.com/answers/Controlling-Servos-with-the-help-of-a-Potentiomete/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif ektak I'm trying to write a code on the arduino where in I can give the pot as the analog input. The code using just the arduino is simple. But I'm facing trouble when u have to code it to control via SSC 32(Servo Controller). I'm basically trying to control a robotic arm with the use of potentiometers. ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:16:13 PDT
large autonomous robot brain and drive system ideas? http://www.instructables.com/answers/large-autonomous-robot-brain-and-drive-system-idea/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif dstech So I have been looking at several different instructables and articles online and I'm really interested in trying to build a large robot of my own, similar to but updated and maybe more refined than the robot butler instructable here. Right now though I'm trying to figure out what I would run it off...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:59:11 PDT
Anyone know what this resistor is? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Anyone-know-what-this-resistor-is/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/02PR/HWTBIK0S/FW402PRHWTBIK0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/02PR/HWTBIK0S/FW402PRHWTBIK0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/02PR/HWTBIK0S/FW402PRHWTBIK0S.SMALL.jpg Arya42 I am working on the eye controller board of the hexapod robot and it has some resistors on it. The parts list calls for 12 220 Ohm resistors but, based on the photos, there are more that what it shows in the text. The 12 near the top of the board I know are the 220 Ohm ones, but I do not know what t...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:08:18 PDT
how much load can a 12v 100RPM DC motor can take? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-much-load-can-a-12v-100RPM-DC-motor-can-take/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif valeri555 i am making a rc car using four 12v 100RPM dc motor i want to how much load can my car withstand
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:19:00 PDT
What electrolytic capacitor is used in this instructable? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-electrolytic-capacitor-is-used-in-this-instru/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Arya42 Has anyone successfully completed this instructable robot? If so, what size of electrolytic capacitors are the two in the the eye controller board? It is not listed anywhere and the comments section is not very active.
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:30:24 PDT
How can I make my robot drive straight using PID and the HC SR04 ultrasonic sensor? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-make-my-robot-drive-straight-using-PID-a/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif HandelSM
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:28:51 PDT
servo motor wire adapter to connect to a NXT? http://www.instructables.com/answers/servo-motor-wire-adapter-to-connect-to-a-NXT/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif mechknight117 as the description says, i am wondering if there i a wire adapter for servo motors so that they can be run by an NXT. I couldn;t find any on a google search, so I thought i would ask here.
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Wed, 28 May 2014 15:05:26 PDT
i want to make a razer robot..... http://www.instructables.com/answers/i-want-to-make-a-razer-robot/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif vish3385 i find some things like 12v solenoid valve , 12v hydraulic hump & motor ,but still can someone tell me ,how much SPI is required for mine hydraulic pump and what should be rpm for motor , mine robot's double acting cylinder's bore is 40mm and stroke is 150mm(15cm).. pls replay soon...........
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:31:45 PDT
Starting robotics? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Starting-robotics/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif StarscreamClone For a while, I have been wanting to get started with robotics.  My interest in this is very deep, and as you can see from my about me section, my ultimate goal in life is to create a sentient robot. I know this isn't an easy field, and I was wondering if anybody had any tips for getting started.  A...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:12:22 PDT
Quadcopter without expensive ESC? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Quadcopter-without-expensive-ESC/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif chrissunny94 Well I am new to quadcopters so please forgive me if I am wrong. Well I am set about to build a quadcopter and was doing a bit of research on the internet and most of them were telling me to get ESC for controlling the speed of the motor. I want to know if I can substitute it with something cheaper...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 11:00:59 PDT
Where to begin to build a robot that can pick up (grip), move and release billiard balls? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Where-to-begin-to-build-a-robot-that-can-pick-up-g/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Susan1000 My 3rd grade daughter has been assigned robo-billiards in the elementary science olympiad. However, we have no robotics experience and need to get smart quickly! Also, I believe we may be funding this project ourselves. From my poking around, it seems that robotics parts are very expensive. Please s...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:49:42 PDT
l293d ,problem wth the output current? http://www.instructables.com/answers/l293d-problem-wth-the-output-current/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif cthaliyath Hey people , i have build a line follower robot using -(arduino,motor controller(l293d), IR modules and sensors) WELL NOW I HAVE GOT A NEW METALLIC CHASSIS(its kinda heavy).Earlier we use a cardboard box and it worked just fine . But now the motor driver is not able to give enough current to driv...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:41:33 PST
Position of gyro and iPhone during calibration? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Position-of-gyro-and-iPhone-during-calibration/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif nmsr1196 I have a gyro and using an app on the iPhone (tilt meter).  My question may be basic. But does the gyro sit ontop of the phone, while the phone is standing up (see attached) or is the iPhone laying flat (display up) while the gyro is ontop of the phone?
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:00:35 PST
LDR or optical reflective sensor? http://www.instructables.com/answers/LDR-or-optical-reflective-sensor/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif chrissunny94 I am planing to make a line following robot without micro controllers. So I am using a light sensor connected to an AND GATE (the other input being the current to the motor). So since I am using" an and "gate I want the input current to be an absolute zero or some value ,ie the current should not be...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 21:12:12 PST
build a robot http://www.instructables.com/answers/build-a-robot/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif franzakeem good day I want to build a robot , one with some personality but I don't have access to arduino but  access to other electronic parts  , acan you help me , and I'm a first timer
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:41:22 PST
I need help with arduino code for Rover5 http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-need-help-with-arduino-code-for-Rover5/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Jacoby- I am having trouble with arduino and rover5 code
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 19:42:45 PST
LiPoly charging question? http://www.instructables.com/answers/LiPoly-charging-question/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Hammock Boy Hi Everyone, I am creating a 6 cell pack (first time as you can tell) of LiPoly batteries 14.8V 5A it will have 3 groups in series of 2 in parallel for a 44.4V 10A pack. In order to properly charge and maintain the batteries does anyone have any recommendations for a good balance charger from hobby...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 11:33:09 PST
How do you scroll down the collections bar? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-you-scroll-down-the-collections-bar/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif melody01 When you see something to add to your collection and have more than 2 collections already, how do you scroll down? I press the down button but it doesn't do anything.
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:56:34 PST
DC Motor Problem? http://www.instructables.com/answers/DC-Motor-Problem/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Strontium Hi , to whoever is reading this .I wired 2  3v dc toy motors in series and I used about 4.5v as the power source. As I powered it up one motor spun fast and the other spun slower , so I thought the one running slower was defective an so I bought another motor and wired it in series with the  that wa...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:03:03 PDT
a 12/6vdc gen. motor with the outer casing that rotates and the center armature as a fixed part to a frame? http://www.instructables.com/answers/a-126vdc-gen-motor-with-the-outer-casing-that-rota/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jaysashanewt I want to use a 12/6vdc motor that will generate its own renewable power to be stored in batteries.  I want to use a small motor where the outer casing will rotate and the armature will act as a fixed support to a frame. However a small outside diameter is an issue, so it should not exceed 2inches. ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:05:50 PDT
I NEED ADVISES http://www.instructables.com/answers/I-NEED-ADVISES/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif makesomeso Hi guys i need some advises from you to build an arduino wall e robot. i dont know where to start or which components i needed. Please help me with your advises to build this robot with arduino.
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:38:40 PDT
DOES THERE ANY ROBOTIC CLASSES IN INDIA, KERALA ??? http://www.instructables.com/answers/DOES-THERE-ANY-ROBOTIC-CLASSES-IN-INDIA-KERALA-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif makesomeso Hey guys i am intrested in electronics and robotics. i studied electronics. Now i want to study robotics. I live in India, Kerala. I studied craft and some paperwork myself. I started building spurt robots with the help of projects in instructables. I created an arduino robot looking at chicken parm...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:30:47 PDT
HOW CAN I BUILD AN OBSTACLE AVOIDING ROBOT WITHOUT MICRO CONTROLLER??? http://www.instructables.com/answers/HOW-CAN-I-BUILD-AN-OBSTACLE-AVOIDING-ROBOT-WITHOUT/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif makesomeso Hey guys i want to build an obstacle avoiding robot without micro controller. i had built an obstacle avoiding robot with arduino. If you have any idea of obstacle avoiding robot without micro controller, please share it with me.
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 01:11:51 PDT
how to get light power source to operate robot human size ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-get-light-power-source-to-operate-robot-hum/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Cworkshop i am working on human like robot but the problem is i need good power source  and light too on the 2 hand there is about 60 motor so do any body know high power source to operate them? 
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 11:27:02 PDT
SUPER accurate servo? http://www.instructables.com/answers/SUPER-accurate-servo/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jduffy54 I need to make a device that can move two small servos within 0.01 or less degree rotation (yes, degrees, not radians!).  Currently, everthing I've seen comes up greater than half a degree.  It must have position feedback (stepper without encoder won't work), and the whole thing must fit in a 1/2"x6...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 20:11:02 PDT
What do you think a robot programming language should have? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-do-you-think-a-robot-programming-language-sho/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif C.V.Hariharan I was thinking of making a robot that could be programmed in the most easiest way.  I want some suggestions from you all, what do you think a typical robot programming language should have? What kind of syntax must it have?  I need your help and guidance to create a robot programming language (if po...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 08:36:55 PDT
Can I limit the voltage to a motor using PWM? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Can-I-limit-the-voltage-to-a-motor-using-PWM/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif David97 Hi, I am trying to build a robot with a dual motors controlled by a l298 chip and PWM. I have some really nice 9.6V NiMh battery packs that I would like to use. The problem is that the motors need 3-5v. Could I just use PWM to control the voltage of the motors by working out what duty cycle would gi...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 20:34:50 PDT
High Output portable power source, possibilities? http://www.instructables.com/answers/High-Output-portable-power-source-possibilities/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Slashaar I'm designing a large scale robot, and I want a generator of sorts that runs very efficiently for a sustained period of time. It would need to be able to power 13 Large electric motors, 29 smaller electric motors, and run a smorgasbord of electronic systems to control them. Ideas? It needs to portab...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:58:47 PDT
DC motors w/o gearbox for a robot? http://www.instructables.com/answers/DC-motors-wo-gearbox-for-a-robot/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif giacky98 Hi, I'm building a very small robot that uses (obviously) very small DC motors. There's no space for a gearbox to slow down the speed so I was thinking if is it possible to attach the wheels directly to the motors and then controlling them using PWM. What do you think? Has someone already tried this...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:25:06 PDT
Tamiya gearbox motor upgrade? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Tamiya-gearbox-motor-upgrade/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif David97 Sorry about all the questions. Hi, I want to upgrade this to 7.4v so that I can run it from lipo.  https://www.sparkfun.com/products/319 Preferably I would like a motor that snaps right  in. Has anyone upgraded theirs?
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 01:02:33 PDT
Tamiya vs rover 5? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Tamiya-vs-rover-5/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif David97 Hi, I want to buy a platform for my arduino and i was just wondering what was the nicer one? Tamiya or rover 5 regarding Speed. Torque. Size. Ease to use. Off road. What do you prefer to use?
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 00:44:18 PDT
Looking for a good tracked arduino platform? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Looking-for-a-good-tracked-arduino-platform/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif David97 Hi, I want to get a good tracked platform for my arduino. I was looking at the dfrobotshop rover but decided that it was too pricey and slow for what I wanted. I was also looking at the tamiya and rover 5 platforms but decided that they all were too slow (but had a appealing prise range). Anyway wha...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 04:09:38 PDT
Losing rollover comments when images are small? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Losing-rollover-comments-when-images-are-small/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/UQ40/HH2VOFPQ/FQ1UQ40HH2VOFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/UQ40/HH2VOFPQ/FQ1UQ40HH2VOFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/UQ40/HH2VOFPQ/FQ1UQ40HH2VOFPQ.SMALL.jpg marhar I've got images in my instructable with rollover comments. Two questions: 1.  what exactly are those called? 2.  when the image is shrunk on the instructible, it doesn't show the rollovers for the image.  Is there a way to make them show up? In this screenshot of http://www.instructables.com/id/C...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 00:22:04 PDT
How to size a DC motor? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-size-a-DC-motor/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Chris414 I want to rotate a stainless steel shaft that is in a vertical position having a 40 mm diameter and 300 mm length. The motor will be attached to the bottom of the shaft, so when the motor is turned, the said shaft will rotate. The shaft is not driving anything, it just turns on its own. The shaft's ...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 08:52:34 PDT
Servo to shaft ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Servo-to-shaft-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif flonect Hello, I would like to ask if there is a way to couple a servo motor to a shaft. Thanks.
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Sat, 18 May 2013 22:39:09 PDT
What stimuli does a combat robot needs to respond to? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-stimuli-does-a-combat-robot-needs-to-respond-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Wisaam Asking so that I can make the right sensors for it, it's a wheeled robot, not humanoid, and the robot it'll be fighting with will also be a wheeled one.
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Wed, 15 May 2013 04:50:45 PDT
How to make an automatic shooting mechanism for a robot? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-to-make-an-automatic-shooting-mechanism-for-a-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Wisaam It's a small robot and it needs to shoot marbles, its a combat robot, so it needs to shoot with high velocity and the shooting mechanism needs to be automatic. It should keep shooting marbles until the motor, or something else, stops any ideas on how to make this mechanism.Just like the one in the l...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 07:53:54 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Arm-for-the-Science-Olympiad/?ALLSTEPS http://www.instructables.com/answers/httpwwwinstructablescomidBuild-a-Robotic-Ar/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif mkiker I am a pro member not able to download this document from this link. The problem was said to be resolved last year but it isn't. Can anyone help?
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:38:02 PDT
Wi-Fi controlled rover? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Wi-Fi-controlled-rover/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif gaurav.srm.1017 Building a wifi controlled rover with a cam mounted on top. Need help for programming and coding the atmega16 mcu and router
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:22:26 PDT