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this is my 1st instructable,so please tell me if it is good. so im going to show how to make a very simple robot:the beetle robot! it uses no chip,n...
ok so get all these.i got them mostly from broken toys,i'm sure you can find them at radioshack. - a AA battery holder - holding the batteries - some...
i borrowed all the tools from my father,once again,they should be available at radioshack - wire cutter and stripper -cut wires and strip them - plie...
check the battery's power - =Dif its' on use itif it's on change it (in my case,regharge it)
solder the wires to the AA battery holder - i made the wires extra long on the blue battery holder so i don't mess it up,=)don't forget the 3th connec...
glue it with the hot glue gun in front of the holder try to do it as perfect as possible try to do as in the picture
with the pliers,bent the paperclip into a straight line.do your best, =\
cut the antenna with something pointy =)I used the wire cutter/stripperyou will now have 2 small lines...
with the pliers,bend each line like in the photo try to make them identical by putting one on top of the other or bending them together
the last part! glue the 2 metal things on the top of the SDPT switches
glue the motors at an angle of 40 degrees. once again,do your best
i got these from a kinder toy,i honestly don't know where to buy some.sorry glue it to the back of the AA battery holder.glue it a little lower so th...
ok so now connect the wires,do your best and look in the picture
be creative!you can use my model,or create your own!i also added some electrical tape to the motor for better gripcheck out my other instructable!http...
well follow the pic and connect the wires zoom it so you can see better
when the robot hits a wall,it triggers the L or R switch which maked the opposite motor reverse for a couple of seconds.this makes it avoid obstacles ...
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