I watched a Ted Talk on robots with a sense of feeling. Guy Hoffman shows his newest product, a robot that would "feel the beat of the music" from a docked iPod.I decided that I would make my own. I made a rudimentary version of his robot with a simple little toy horse doll.

Step 1: Get the materials

You will need the following materials to complete this project:
(If you have any questions on alternative materials ask in the comments below)
  • One flexible toy doll (with limbs what can move)
  • One Arduino (Uno, Mega or similar)
  • Lots of jumper wire
  • One rbg led (optional)
  • One or two servos preferably mini
  • Some string or metal picture frame hanging wire
  • One hot glue gun and sticks or double sided foam tape
  • One Xacto Knife
  • 9v Battery or other Arduino power source
  • One small box to hold the servos
  • 3.3 mm audio jack.(headphone jack)
<p>Would a regular 1/8th audio cable from RadioShack with some jumper cables soldered to it work? That's all I could manage to find, but I upload the code and nothing happens. I'm new to arduino, but I'm p sure that's the only thing off about my wiring </p>
<p>It would seem as that would work fine</p>
<p>Did you connect two cables to one port? I'm confused</p>
<p>yes, I did so to save pins on the arduino. The head and the leg move the same amount.</p>

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