Hey Makers !!!
In this tutorial we will go through how to make your very own football playing Robots.
For this instructable you will need:
Small cross head screwdriver
Saw (suitable for cutting PVC pipe)
Stanley Knife (suitable for cutting carpet)
SUPPLIES FOR THE PITCH:
1x green carpet L133cm x W 100cm can be found at big Hardware stores
!! Warning the carpet must be very short haired (felt like texture) in order for the robot to succesfully move on it !!
2x 2m length 40mm diameter PVC drain pipe
4x 90 degree female to female 40mm diameter corner drain pipe
1x Golf ball (used as Football)
SUPPLIES FOR THE ROBOT:
For 1 Robot you will need:
1x Genuine Tower Pro MG90S analog 180 deg servo (link here)
2x Genuine FITEC FS90R continuous rotation servo (link here)
1x Sunfounder Wireless Servo Control Board (link here)
1x Arduino NANO (link here)
1x NRF24L01 Transceiver Module (link here)
1x 18650 Battery holder (link here)
2x 18650 3.7V Li ion batteries (link here)
1x 2mm x 8mm screw pack of 100 (this will do for lots of other things) (link here)
To use this Robot you will need the 3D printed Arduino Controller.
Click the link to access the instructable on how to make this Controller. (link here)
The parts can be printed in PLA or PETG or ABS.
You need three colours Red, Blue and White.
!! Please note a 500g spool of each is more than enough to print 2 Red Robots 2 Blue Robots and 2 Goals !!
Minimum build platform required: L150mm x W150mm x H50mm
Any 3d printer will do. I personally printed the parts on the Creality Ender 3 which is a low cost 3D printer under 200$ The prints turned out perfectly.
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Step 1: 3D Printing the Parts
All the parts are available to download on Pinshape
Robot football files (link here)
Goal files (link here)
All the parts were test printed on the Creality Ender 3
0.4mm nozzle diameter
0.3mm layer height
if printing in PLA no supports raft or brim are required
if printing in ABS and PETG a brim maybe required
Step 2: Getting Started With Arduino
Install Arduino IDE on to your computer (link here)
Download the code below:
Step 3: Robot Assembley Instructions
Step 4: Goal Assembley Instructions
Step 5: Football Pitch Assembley Instructions
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