BB-8 : Motorized and Remote Controlled

3D Printable half-size BB-8. Motorized and remote controlled via an Arduino platform. Also have functional LEDs and sounds!

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Description



It's powered by an Arduino board and remote controlled via RF. This droid self-balance on two wheels, play sounds, and has several programmable LEDs.


Printing the whole body and head takes about 200 meters (656 feet) of filament, and 50 hours on a regular PLA 3D printer. No support required.

Instructions coming soon!

Some instructions are here http://www.instructables.com/id/BB-8-Droid-3D-Printed-Remote-Controlled/

Materials and methods

- Filament
- SainSmart InstaBot (http://www.sainsmart.com/sainsmart-instabots-upright-rover-kit-pro-updated-2-wheel-self-balancing-robot-kit.html)
- NeoPixel LEDs (https://www.adafruit.com/products/2226)

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