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This tutorial will show you how to build Vivus the Robot, an autonomous, self navigating little robot. You can get the Vivus the Robot Kit from the B...
Your robot kit includes 2 flat wooden boards. Superglue both of these together, one on top of the other. You can use superglue, wood glue, double-si...
Alright, now you’re going to build the motor gearbox. This is the most tedious part, and will test your inner-robot builder. When I put this together...
Attack the power clip’s wires to the microcontroller so that the black wire goes into the left slot in the bottom right and corner and the red goes i...
Place the microcontroller from step 3 to the chassis by sitting it on top of the foam tape.
Place the chassis on top of the dual motor gearbox. Now this is starting to look like a robot!
Your kit comes with 4 wires. Strip off a few millimeters off of each end and bend one backwards over its self.
Put one wire’s non-bent end in the back-left slot and screw it down. Now place the bent end through the left motor’s bottom hole that is protruding ...
Now repeat step seven for the next wire. This time, place it in the slot directly in front of the last slot, and put the bent hook in the left motor...
Now place the next wire’s non-bent end in the bottom right slot. Place the bent end in the top hole of the right motor.
) Place the last wire’s non-bent end in the slot right in front of the slot from step 8. This is the slot on the right that is 3 slots back from the...
Your robot’s brain is now connected to its motors! Well done getting thus far.Your kit comes with 4 alligator clips. Connect 2 clips to the left and ...
Now hook up the left sensor wire (on the end of the alligator clip that you just attached to the bumper switch) to the left slot that is 2nd down fr...
Now hook up the other sensor’s left sensor wire to the top right slot and screw it in. Finally, place the middle sensor wire (the one who’s alligato...
Tape the sensors to the front of the robot chassis as shown.
Now tape the battery holder on top of the microcontroller. Hook up power and watch your robot come alive!
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