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DIY Arduino RC Mars Rover

DIY Arduino RC Mars Rover

Mars Rover that uses Arduino 101 for brains, BLE for communication, and the Blynk app for remote control.

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Components and supplies

Necessary tools and machines

3drag
3D Printer (generic)

Apps and online services

About this project

DIY Arduino RC Mars Rover

Mars rover remixed and inspired by bolbots mars rover on Thinigverse. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1583399

The rover uses an Arduino 101 for brains, BLE for communication, and the Blynk app for remote control.

Software

Arduino code https://github.com/ElectronHacks/EHMarsRover

The remote utilizes the free Blynk app.

Install Blynk from the app store, use it to scan this QR code to clone the project!

Demo and tutorial

Printed Parts

Download the 3D files from here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2070555

Electronics

  • Arduino 101
  • Adafruit Motor Shield V2
  • 4x standard hobby servos
  • 4x gear motors with wheels
  • 3A BEC
  • Switch
  • Fuse
  • 2S Lipo

Hardware

  • 4x 100mm RC shock
  • 12x M3x30mm button head screw
  • 16 M3 nut
  • 4 M3 nylon nut
  • 16 M3 washer
  • 4 M4x20mm screw
  • 8 M4 nut
  • 8 M4 washer
  • 1 1/4″x8″ all thread bolt
  • 2 1/4″ nylon nut
  • 6 1/4″ fender washer

Posted on January 29, 2017, 1:05 pm By jhottell

No comments yet Categories: 3D Printing, Arduino, DIY Projects, RC/Robotics Tags: arduino, Blynk, diy, mars rover

Code

Github
https://github.com/ElectronHacks/EHMarsRover

Custom parts and enclosures

Thingiverse
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1583399
Thingiverse
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2070555

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