For the latest in my Pet Projects experiments, I built an electric skateboard for my cat to ride. Put a treat into the throttle lever, and she pulls it to get a snack and a boost!
Music: Catmosphere – Candy-coloured Sky by Catmosphere
Parts designed with Adobe Illustrator and cut with Glowforge laser cutter
Adafruit Feather M0
Adafruit Feather Motor Wing
Lipstick USB Battery Pack
Tenergy 12V 2000mAh NiMH Battery Pack
Orangatang Kegel 80 mm
uxcell DC 12V 2000RPM Brushed Electric Motor 45mm
XCSOURCE Pulleys And Motor + Belt + Bracket + Screw Tool Set
Skateboard deck and trucks from local shop
RuiLing 2-Pack Right Angle USB 3.0 Adapter
Micro USB 2.0 A Male to Left Right 90 degree Angle Micro
Misc scavenged / random parts from the studio
Great build Kim!
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