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Rubiks Cube Robot Enhancements #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

A really neat Rubiks Cube solving robot that runs on a Raspberry Pi deserves a cool enhancement.

via tbergman8 on Thingiverse

First, I wanted it to be standalone. Since the software can run on a Raspberry PI, that was my first step. Then I realized that this wasn’t really an improvement over a laptop as I still needed a screen and keyboard.

I added a PI 7 inch touch display. Since the software is running on IOT, the only “certified” display is this one. https://www.microcenter.com/product/454804/element-14-7-pi-touchscreen-lcd-display

I looked long and hard to see what other display would work with IOT and finally decided to use this one. There may be others that will work, but I couldn’t confirm.

The mount for the screen attaches to the lower bolts that hold the legs on the robot. I needed longer ones, so I made a longer version. The PI holder and lid can be downloaded from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1585924. These have not been altered.

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