Category Archives: Our robots

Kat build part 2

The continuing story of Kat’s build finished today. The chassis has now been bolted together

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Kat – a new kit robot – build part 1

I started to design a new robot that could be built from a “virtual kit” (parts ordered from the internet This is the Computer Aided Design (CAD) picture

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Dynamite 2011 Version 2

Before completing the build of this version of Dynamite I decided to upgrade to the latest components. This includes 3D printing from Shapeways, new smaller FingerTech tinyESC v2 motor controllers, a new DelTang Rx71 DSM2 Micro Receiver and a redesigned chassis.

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Dynamite 2011 – starting to build

Here’s the CAD for the base plate

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New team picture

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Pinky is finished

Here’s a quick picture.  

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Dynamite 2011: CAD stage

This is the new Dynamite for 2011. The yellow part is the 1mm polycarbonate chassis, and will be folded over when it’s finally built. The green parts are 4mm polycarbonate. I decided to redesign after Fast Dalek beat Dynamite 9 … Continue reading

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Pinky – CAD stage

As part of the process of building a new robot I usually design it on the computer first. This helps me to get everything in the right place and usually saves me a lot of time when it comes to … Continue reading

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Fast Dalek 10th March 2011

A quick update in time for AWS34 in Reading in a couple of days.

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Pinky – initial planning

Pinky was born so that my daughter could drive her own robot. It’ll be similar to Kitty, but with a flipper if weight allows. here’s the price list.

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