FlipperBot is a small robot with a curious locomotion style that can be built from a few simple 3D-printed parts and readily available components. You can try a variety of controllers to learn how that affects the robot's behavior.
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Since each side is completely independent, motor variation can cause them to get out of sync resulting in all manner of odd gaits.
The Adafruit CRICKIT robotics controller provides a host of options for configuring the robot.
Made completely with 3D-printed parts and off-the-shelf hobby components.
- Based on Adafruit's CRICKIT robotics interface board. Bluetooth controller. Driven via a smartphone app. Easy connection of a variety of additional sensors and actuators.
- 12 cm | 4.7 in
- 19.5 cm | 7.7 in
- 16 cm | 6.3 in
- 0.551 kg | 1.2 lb
- 0.714 km/h | 0.44 mph
- Basic model has not sensors but allows for expansions.
- Two TT Motor All-Metal Gearbox dc motors (Adafruit part 3802)
- 6600-mAh lithium-polymer battery pack with 5-V boost/charge board. Approximate 20 minutes of operation moving the robot.
- Options include Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, BBC Micro:bit, any Adafruit Feather.
- DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
- $90 (approximately)