(PURPLE) Robo-Beetle!

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Do you want a pet for your home, and you don't like puppies or cats? I made a beetle using a purple plastic case and pieces of dead computers. The legs are from the frame of a PC screen filter. For the movement, I use a toy motor with gear box.

The eye is a red LED inside a roll-on deodorant ball.

the robot kinda looks like a dalek beetle thing
M.C. Langer (author)  masterzeb3181 year ago
alcapwn441 year ago
you should put rubber on the feet so it will go straight and make an instructable for it
man the video won't load on my computer...... and can u make a instructable?
Mr.Sanchez2 years ago
Congrats....Say cheeeeeeez....enjoy your prize.
M.C. Langer (author)  Mr.Sanchez2 years ago
Thank you very much Mr. Sanchez!!!! :-)
rfrancis2 years ago
how to make it give that with circuit diagram
with proper explanation i am grade 5
there are a lot of tutorials like this, explore! just be prepared for hundreds of dollars of components for some, and really heafty diagrams.
Poehls052 years ago
Is it me or does it look like more of a blue?
M.C. Langer (author)  Poehls052 years ago
Nop. It's purple.
monkeys982 years ago
it looks like a dalek head
M.C. Langer (author)  monkeys982 years ago
Te felicito esto es puro talento COLOMBIANO !!!
M.C. Langer (author)  JossiEsteban2 years ago
Muchas gracias JossiEsteban!!! :-) De dónde eres?
tinker2342 years ago
wow it walks sideways
M.C. Langer (author)  tinker2342 years ago
ok then does it have any extra fetures
M.C. Langer (author)  tinker2342 years ago
It lights its eye and it's creepy... :-P
It is purple, does that count? It also lights up

It also can fly, but that's for another instructable...
ok that counts
gee, you robots are really cool.
how many do you have?
M.C. Langer (author)  The nerdling2 years ago
I have built 150, more or less... I think more.
mrgryphon2 years ago
Teach it to scream "EXTERMINATE!" at people and it might aspire to grow up to be a Dalek.
M.C. Langer (author)  mrgryphon2 years ago
I love the idea!
splazem2 years ago
This is awesome!
M.C. Langer (author)  splazem2 years ago
Thanks Splazem!! :-)
Robot Lover2 years ago
If you put some rubber erasers on the bottom of the leg, it should move better! 5*
M.C. Langer (author)  Robot Lover2 years ago
Nop, it doesn't work with those mechanism. I made the experiment. Thanks!
chrisre cat2 years ago
little darlek
M.C. Langer (author)  chrisre cat2 years ago
SHIFT!2 years ago
Really adorable! This mixes my two favorite things in the world, Robot Beetles and Hal 9000!

Please post a step by step!
M.C. Langer (author)  SHIFT!2 years ago
Thanks Shift! Well, You can get some ideas from a previous step by step I made:
neologik2 years ago
jeje, nice!
you are very awesome!

i like all your robots. would be cool to see all together!

M.C. Langer (author)  neologik2 years ago
Thanks Neologik! It would be fun, but some of them are away... I sold them.
M.C. Langer (author)  Kaptain Kool2 years ago
Thanks Kaptain!
AUG-5OM32 years ago
Nice, but in the video the sound it makes when it moves sounds kinda annoying =D
M.C. Langer (author)  AUG-5OM32 years ago
Thanks Aug!!

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