Category Archives: robots

Make a laser chaser bot for your dogs

I have thought about doing this myself. Pretty simple build to do but looks like the laser is not too random in its movement. Thought you can change the code to be more random. https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Laser-Dog-Chaser-Toy/

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Cool suction bot

Nice build for a suction based robot. Uses a controller called OpenCR (new one for me). Which looks neat, but…costs 180 dollars… So if you are thinking about this build, a RPi and an arduino combo maybe a better approach. … Continue reading

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Making a button dispenser

Nice build, the author built a button dispenser with a touch sensor.

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Using 2 relays to control a motor

A D/C Motor that is. Interesting build especially for higher power DC motors. https://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motor-Controller-With-Two-Relay/

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I want one of these sorting machines

Its fun to watch the video. Basically a light from the bottom lights up the parts for a camera to take a pic of and figure out what is what in shapes, then it picks them up and puts each … Continue reading

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Print your own Linear servo actuator

I like this build/print.  Basically you can 3D print out the actuator to fit on standard hobby servos. Save a Few Steps on Your Next Build with These Easy Linear Actuators

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3D print and build your own spider bot

Nice build, involves ALOT of servo motors thought. https://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WIFI-AP-Controlled-Quadruped-Robot/

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Make a water bottle connector

I like this build, you can use it to make custom floaties, and quick robot builds (for water). https://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Connector-Recycled-Building-System/

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Making a cheap foam R/C boat

Nice build.  If you want to make a big R/C boat, this is the way to go. https://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Airboat-Build-DIY/

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Make your own wheels for a robot, or R/C car

Interesting build…me…if I was in a pinch I think this would be a great idea.  But… You can get wheels pretty cheap on ebay.  Or cheap casters at Harbor Fieght and then take them apart. https://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Robot-Wheel/

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