If you are looking for a weekend Arduino project to keep you busy you might be interested in this cute little Insectbot Arduino based 2-servo walker robot kit.
The Insectbot has been built using the world’s smallest Leonardo in the form of the Beetle development board, and can be programmed using the Arduino IDE.
The Insectbot is equipped with an infrared sensor to detect obstacles and has been design edto be easy to assemble for ages 6 and above. The body of the Insectbot is made up of two 9-gram servos powered by a rechargable 3.7V LiPo battery.
The Insectbot kit requires no special tools except a soldering iron, scissors, screwdriver, pliers.Check out the vieo below to learn more and see a quick teaser of the Insectbot in action. DF Robot explain:
“You can decorate your Insectbot Mini to give him a unique, cute or funny Christmas outfit. We also provide a step-by-step instruction to help you assemble it. We provide 3 programming languages for you such as Ardublock, Mind+ and Arduino IDE. For beginners, you can program it simply by dragging and dropping pre-designed blocks visa visual programming softwares Ardublock and Mind+. For advanced DIYers, you also modify Arduino IDE for your liking.”
For more information on the new Insectbot Arduino Based 2-Servo walker robot kit jump over to the DF Robot website for details, where it is also available to purchase for $28.99. Enjoy!
Source: DF RobotFiled Under: Geeky Stuff, Top News, Toys