We love this money saving hack! Tutorial via JayWeeks on instructables. Especially useful for educators on a budget
Whaaaaat? Another Cheap Robots tutorial? That’s right I’m back! And I’ve got an idea that I think you kiddies are really going to like, but you’ll have to bear with me for a bit. This is a particularly simple ‘ible, but it’s going places. I promise.
“But Jay!” I can hear you exclaiming, excited and confused, “You’ve already got a bottlecap wheel tutorial! Why make another?” Well, my inquisitive reader, this here is a metal wheel tutorial! Why is that particularly important? Metal conducts, you see, and that will be a very useful feature as this project nears completion. This is going to be awesome and I cannot wait!
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Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.