Robot
Published on January 1 0001

Spider Robot

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This robot uses two DC motors instead of modified servos. The ADC Distance Sensor detects objects and the autonomous mode has many random delays for a jerky spider movement.

Description:
This robot was built out of a remote control spider shell. Instead of using servos for mobility, I used the spider's DC motor mechanism so the legs would still move.
The C# application has an autonomous mode. Between responses, there are random timers that give the spider a twitchy realistic attack movement.

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Peripherals:
1 x Remote Control Spider Toy
1 x EZ-Robot Complete Kit
1 x sharp gp2d05 distance sensor

Tools:
Dremel or Equivalent Tool
Hot Glue Gun