Intro: Flying Manatee
The Flying Manatee flaps its wings in reaction to motion.
It's a great project to get you started with simple DIY maker projects.
Step 1: Planning the Circuit
For this project you'll need:
Arduino pro micro 5v/16MHz
Follow the scheme and put together the circuit.
* This circuit was generated by Circuito.io
Step 3: Upload Code to Arduino
After you finish putting together the circuit, connect your Arduino to your computer and upload the code.
Step 4: 3D Print
Now it is time to 3D print the manatee. Follow the printing steps and instructions here.
You can also download the STL zip file directly from this step and start printing.
Step 5: Assembly
Place the battery and the PCB into place, connect the body parts with screws, and you're done!
Place the manatee at your doorway or anywhere else, and it will flap its wings when it detects movement.
Step 6: Have an Idea of Your Own?
If you want to create your own cool project, and need help with generating schematics or code, you are welcome to try out our system @ circuito.io