How To: Make miniature robots

Make miniature robots

Check out this Make Magazine segment on building mini robots. Then you can move onto huge ones like Big Dog!

John Park builds some lively and inexpensive miniature robots. Starting with a simple vibrabot made from a scrub brush, John assembles a solar junkbot and a slightly more complex beetlebot, which has paper clip 'feelers' attached to switches that allow it to respond to its environment. All it takes are a few common electronic components and some everyday objects and you can make an entertaining robot all your own.

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15 Comments

Droids! We don't server their kind here!

ha. funny. I'll wait outside master

amazing and great show, i wish am one of you guys

really cool stuff, can you tell me where i can find the instructions to the other robots?

thx

hey where do u get the switches for the beatlebot?

Genius totally genius.

can u remodel them to make them look like little people?

That was awsome! I want to try out the follow the line robot. Where can I get the instructions for that. Thanks

can you make robot busou shinki like this picture

I need some instructions to the solar junk bots

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