Introduction: Tetrix Arduino Pinball Robot

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Pinball machine with Radio Controlled flippers and Arduino controlled LED's triggered by a Grove Ultrasonic sensor aimed at the bumper pins

Step 1: Chassis and Frame Parts

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Chassis and Frame parts:

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1 R/C controller & receiver

· 1 Golf ball

· 1 On/ off switch

· 6 3 way beam connector

· 2 Standard servos

· 1 Battery pack

· 4 90 degree gusset

· 6 Quick Rivets

· 4 Thumbscrews

· 4 Wing nuts

· 2 90 degree connectors

· 2 T connectors

· 2 Straight beam connectors

· 3 4 Hole beams

· 2 5 Hole beams

· 6 6 Hole beams

· 2 13 Hole beams

· 1 15 Hole beam

Step 2: Chassis Build

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Construct frame, legs, feet, and run servo wires through the channels.

Step 3: Table Support Parts

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Table support parts:

· 4 Quick Rivets

· 12 Wing nuts

· 1 Max kep screws

· 9 Max motor screws

· 5 Anchor blocks

· 1 5 Hole linkages

· 2 15 Hole linkages

· 4 7 Hole beams

· 2 6 Hole beams

· 1 4 Hole beam

· 2 15 Hole beams

· 2 T Connectors

Step 4: Construct Table Supports

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Install support beams, anchor blocks, and linkages.

Step 5: Table Parts

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Table parts:

· 6 6X6 Hole plates

· 2 2x6 Hole plates

· 4 Thumbscrews

· 6 Wing nuts

· 6 Max kep screws

· 2 8 Hole linkages ( bent at hole 2)

Step 6: Game Table

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Install plates, and use bumper pins to capture plates.

· 2 80mmAxles

· 6 Thumbscrews

· 2 Set Screws

· 2 Beam end connectors

Step 7: Flipper Parts

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Flipper parts:

· 1 5 Hole beam

· 6 Bushings

· 2 Anchor blocks

· 2 Shaft collars

· 2 Max motor shaft hubs

· 4 80mm Axles

· 2 Thumbscrews

· 2 Max motor mount bolts

· 2 80 tooth gears

· 2 40 tooth gears

Step 8: Flipper Gearing

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Install flipper arms, anchor blocks, 80mm axles, and servos. Make sure to center the servos before installation.

Step 9: Scoreboard

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Pre-assemble the Scoreboard parts and gather the LED'S, cables, and mount clips.

· 1 Ultra sonic sensor

· 1 Max L bracket ( bent)

· 2 LED multi-color light

· 1 Battery

· 8 Quick Rivets

· 6 Max socket head cap screw

· 7 Kep nuts

· 1 2x6 Hole plate

· 2 120 Degree gusset

· 1 13 Hole beam

· 2 8 Hole beam4 4x5 Hole plate

· 6 Thumbscrew

· 5 Wing nuts

Step 10: Install Scoreboard

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Install Scoreboard, Ultrasonic sensor, LED'S, and 3D printed game plate.

Step 11: Arduino Parts

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Arduino parts:

· 1 Battery

· 1 Arduino kit

· 1 13 Hole beam

· 10 Thumbscrews

· 5 Straight block connectors

· 2 Wing nuts

Step 12: Install Arduino

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Fasten mount clips, install and connect Arduino.

Step 13: Finished Pinball Machine

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Comments

tomatoskins (author)2016-03-22

Very cool! Thanks for sharing!

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