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*Check back for more updates on this build :) So, have you heard of the Omnibot? Well! Any kid from the 80's will remember how amazing this robot w...
Yes, sorry. You will need to take this cute little guy apart. And you'll also need to throw out a few things, like his brain!! EAK!
The robot is old, and therefore dirty. He'll have dirt in places that you won't get to with a cloth. So throw him in the dishwasher! AKA the r...
So your robot is back from the spa and feeling great. Now is the perfect time to begin operating! The Omnibot doesn't have motorized arms. Tha...
I found a great affordable wireless webcam on ebay for $30. I bought a few of them since they will come in handy for future robots! The best place ...
The standard lights in Omnibot are red led's. That's cool, if it was 1982!!! Today we use clear bright leds! I chose blue because his body will be pai...
The Omnibot does not have a moving head. So that's your next job. Trim down the pastic and attach a servo. Oh, now he can look around. What a classy d...
The standard gearbox and motorset of the Omnibot is great. No need to modify it. However, there is a need to control it! So I chose the Sparkfun Mo...
The yellowed plastic of the 1980's isn't very appealing. I purchased Khyron Plastic Paint in White. It doesn't require a primer. And since he alrea...
Let's assemble our omnibot now. Put him all back together :) As you can see for the front plate in this shot, I used two peices of styrene to fill ...
Depending on what kind of microcontroller you used, you will need to write code! Since I used the EZ-B, I chose to use the EZ-Builder software...
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