February 26, 2015 AT 4:00 pm

EddiePlus the better balance bot

diabetemonster shared a balancing robot design on Thingiverse.

Hello again!

Eddie is back and he’s excited to show off his improvements.

This is EddiePlus and he has a much cleaner look, new accessories, and vastly improved performance.

All the great features of the original Eddie still exist:

WiFi Enabled
Remote Control
FPV Capable
Open Source
New features with EddiePlus:

Wheel/Motor encoders
Dual PID control on each wheel
Dynamic balance
Anti-drift when traveling in a straight line
No exposed screws
Interchangeable head
Backpack to keep electronics safe
Build Guide to assist in assembly
Upcoming features:

iOS application (can accept a limited number of beta testers)
Bluetooth control
Eddie’s source code is available on github

Demo videos:

EddiePlus can adapt to varying carry loads
EddiePlus doesn’t mind slopes
EddiePlus is learning to dance
EddiePlus likes to be remote controlled



Download on Thingiverse

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