Ravage the VHS tape Robot

Jeremie

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Here is my VHS tape robot named "Ravage" by @JustinRatliff

It's named after the G1 Transformers decepticon cougar robot that transformed from a tape cassette. I have a personal connection to this robot since it was one of my first transformers toys, and I am a big G1 Transformers fan.

The chassis is a re-purposed "Sgt. Bilko" VHS tape chosen by @Nomad

The rest of the materials are:

1 x EZ-B IoTiny Robot controller + Speaker
2 x 360 servos
1 x 7.4V LiPo Battery
1 x Wiring Harness with ON/OFF Switch
2 x Round servo horns
8 x mounting screws
2 x servo screws
2 x Wheels re-purposed from the cassette reels
1 x Caster Wheel re-purposed from the cassette reels 
3 x Hot glue sticks
Solid core household electrical wiring
A bit of acrylic  

Ravage was made on my 6th Friday night hack session :)
I made a fold down stand for Ravage so it could drive around in a stand up mode, similar to R2D2.
The stand also stows away easily with a magnetic connection.

If you'd like to subject yourself to watching the building process from beginning to end, check out Botmatrix Live Hack Session 6: 


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