invention

THINGBOT

by arjun_littleBits

Published on October 5, 2016

You'll need: The Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd Edition!

Remember Thing from the Addams Family movies? Ya, it was our favorite character too. Take Thing on a new wireless adventure with the ThingBot! This smart device-controlled bot will let Thing roam free to frighten the bad guys or pull phantom pranks. Or just totally terrify your mom with a moving fake hand. Make it with the new Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd Edition!

How To Make It

1

BUILD YOUR CIRCUIT.

2

ATTACH WHEELS TO THE DC MOTORS.

3

PRESS YOUR CIRCUIT ONTO THE MOUNTING BOARD.

4

PRESS YOUR DC MOTORS ONTO THE MOUNTING BOARD.

5

ATTACH THE BATTERY TO THE MOUNTING BOARD.

6

SET BOTH DC MOTORS TO VAR (VARIABLE) MODE.

7

ADD A BALL CASTER. This will stabilize your circuit.

8

DECORATE YOUR BITBOT. Give it a hand! Or maybe try something unique. A mouse? A spider? Whatever spooks your fancy.

9

TIME TO DRIVE! Connect the Bitbot to DRIVE MODE using the littleBits Bluetooth Low Energy Bit Controls. While you are in drive mode, Bitbot should move in the direction you tilt your device.

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