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This instruction is to make a HEXBUG nano to be activated by light. HEXBUG nano is a fun toy which moves like a real bug. I want to use it to surpris...
You need below stuffs: 1. A HEXBUG nano You need the HEXBUG nano. I recommend the one which has clear window on the top. 2. SMD Transistor I have tr...
Put the double sided tape on the desktop.
Mount the photo transistor on the double sided tape to the pad face to you. PS1101W has a emitter mark (green) on the edge. The photo shows the emitte...
Solder the photo transistor's collector to the transistor's collector. Then solder the photo diode's emitter to the transistor's base. The photo shows...
Remove the battery cover with the screw driver.
It is the first tough step. You need separate the upper mold parts (with legs) and lower cover (with motor). Cut in the back of the bug between upper ...
The switch have three pins and two pins are connected. Cut the pin which is not connected, in order to avoid short circuit.
Desolder the red wire from the motor.
Solder the transistor's collector (and the photo transistor's collector) to the switch's pin in the middle. Make sure the photo transistor face upward...
Solder the red motor wire to the emitter pin of the transistor.
Make the motor wires forms well to cover them.
Put the cover back. Be careful to the photo transistor face to the window of the bug.
Put the battery in and turn the switch on. Make sure the bug vibrate in light, and be silent when you cover the top window with your fingers.
Make the cover and body bonded with a instant glue. Be careful not to bond the legs and the vibration motor. You may need a very little glue to bond t...
Now you finished!! Make someone surprise with the bug in the box!!
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