Introduction: Vibrobot

This is a very simple Robot. Vibrobot is an extremely simple form of walking robot. It is one of the simplest of all mobile robots, both in its function and its construction.


  • computer fan
  • paper clips
  • hot glue
  • switch (rock switch)
  • Wires
  • hard wire
  • galvanized plate (about 3 x 5 cm)
  • red LED
  • 1K ohm resistor
  • glue cap (or other cap)

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Step 1: Eyes

Solder two LEDs and resistor like schematic and photos.

Step 2: Neck

form a hard wire like pic for neck

use a glue cap (or similar) and glue to wire for face

glue LEDs to cap

cut a wire strip and cover the hard wire

Step 3: Vibrator

use a 12v computer fan as a vibrator

glue a screw (or two screws) to fan blade

Step 4: Legs

use 6 paper clips and straighten them and form like pics

solder legs to galvanized plate

solder a rock switch to galvanized plate

Step 5: Soldering

solder LEDs(eyes), Fan, Switch and battery together like picture and schematic

Step 6: Finishing

complete the robot as you like

Robotics Contest 2016

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Robotics Contest 2016

Make it Move Contest 2016

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Make it Move Contest 2016

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    3 Discussions


    4 years ago

    sorry i thinked erong things


    4 years ago

    Make it slightly bigger and the ladies will love it! :D

    Sorry, but when I saw those images, it was the first thing that came into mind. You could have chosen a different nose, though...


    Reply 4 years ago


    you are right, but I dont find any nose in my office ;)

    thanks for idea