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A small cheap robot toy
The tools needed to create BatteryBotSoldering IronSolderClean work spot[Needle nose pliers]Wire strippersWire cuttersLighter or heat gunThe parts nee...
mark the cathode of both LED's with a black sharpie.This is the short lead
Bend the resistor to fit the width of the large diameter (1/4)----11/16 in length of heat shrink tubing.
Hook the ends of the resistor and LEDSolder joint so the LED and resistor are straight in lineBend the wire on the LED side for a tall head ORBend th...
Repeat previous step for the other side Optional: (trim excess of lead in order to keep the arms the same length)Be sure that one side of the resistor...
Measure the width of the head unit Clip leads so they are in line with the width of the head Make sure the leads are approximately the same length
Slide the small diameter (1/16)---1 in length of heat shrink tubing onto the leads
Slide the small diameter (1/16) ---1 in length of heat shrink tubing onto the leads
be sure to have the black wire(-) connected to the negative (cathode) side of the one LED This side was the one the WAS slightly shorter It will be t...
Be sure to double check that the connections have been properly madeNote: This might be a good time to check that the system works by attaching a pow...
Position tubing to cover joints. A gap may be left near LED end for aestheticsUse a lighter to shrink tubingMake sure to keep the flame slightly away ...
Tape the head by wrapping around one lead first and then around the whole head. Press down on center.Slide the heat shrink tubing unto the head and st...
Using the (1/8) X 1/2 in heat shrink tubing create the arms Slide tubes on close to body Heat shrink
Wrap the power wires so they are approximately the same length as the (1) x 3/8 in piece of wire loomTape wiresAttach loomNo tape needed on loom
Install face by means of a black sharpieAttach 9 volt power sourceOptional: Use wire markers to create a face that you can reconfigure
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Posted:Jan 31, 2007
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